Make your next date night or romantic getaway extra special and celebrate with something new and exciting in Calgary. From candle lit dinners and hotel romance packages to couples massages and photoshoots, there are so many ways to make your romantic weekend one to remember in Calgary.
Romantic Getaways in Calgary
Romantic Getaways in Calgary
Romantic Hotels in Calgary
Make your staycation or weekend getaway special these tons of romantic hotels and boutique experiences in Calgary.
Hotel Arts Kensington is a boutique hotel perfect for a special weekend away. Located in the vibrant neighbourhood of Kensington, you can walk everywhere from coffee to dinner, or just enjoy a romantic stroll along the river. The guestrooms & suites overlook the Bow River with downtown skyline views, the iconic Peace Bridge, and Prince’s Island Park. Reserve a table at Oxbow, located on the main level of the hotel, and enjoy local cuisine cooked in house for a special anniversary dinner.
Le Germain Hotel is the epitome of elegance, comfort and class. From its central downtown location, to its award winning restaurant CHARCUT Roast House and Lounge 899, the staff at the Le Germain will be the ultimate hosts and be sure to go above and beyond to make your stay one to remember.
For romantic offers and discounted rates, check out these Calgary Hotel Packages.
Romantic Restaurants in Calgary
Calgary is home to a thriving culinary scene with innovative restaurants from casual cuisine to fine dining. Make a reservation, select the perfect bottle of wine, and enjoy the ambience at these romantic Calgary restaurants.
Elevate your dining experience with a view of the entire city at Sky360 Restaurant atop of the Calgary Tower. Savor the food and enjoy the slow rotation of the restaurant that gives you views from the prairies to the mountains. To admire the Calgary Tower at eye level from your table, make a reservation at Major Tom. This 40th floor culinary experience boasts global fare and craft cocktails with sweeping city views.
Deane House is an award-winning restaurant located on the Fort Calgary site at the edge of the historic neighbourhood of Inglewood. This romantic location celebrates Canadian regional cuisine with a farm to table food forward philosophy. For a more intimate dining experience, try the Chefs Tasting Menu, with optional wine pairings to perfectly accompany each course.
One of Calgary’s most grand fine dining restaurants, Teatro’s location in an old bank building near Olympic Plaza is only part of what makes it so remarkable. The refined Italian-inspired fare is always delicious and comes with special touches like olive oil from the owner’s family grove in Italy and a wine cellar that houses up to 10,000 bottles and comprises over 800 labels with a focus on Bordeaux and Italian red wines to compliment the menu’s dynamic flavours.
Couples Spa Experiences
Surprise your special someone and book a couple’s massage at The Spa Ritual in northwest Calgary. Pamper yourselves with a facial and a massage and experience relaxing and refreshing spa treatments together. If you’re feeling more adventurous, you can take a lesson in giving massages and learn specific relaxation massage techniques.
For a spa experience with added health benefits, book a hydrotherapy treatment at SKA Thermal Spa downtown. Hydrotherapy is the process of combining of hot and cold water treatments to promote wellness an relaxation. A two-hour appointment gives you access to the sauna, steam room, and hot and cold pools. To elevate your experience, book a couples massage before you plunge.
Capture your special day with your special someone and plan a romantic photoshoot with Calgary as your backdrop. Take a selfie on the Peace Bridge, enjoy Panoramic views from Scotsman’s Hill, or take in city views from Crescent Heights located just outside of downtown. For unique backdrops, bookable onsite photographers, and perfect lighting, get tickets to SNAP Foto Club, an indoor selfie studio with more than 30 unique photo-ops.
Check out our list of photo worthy locations all around Calgary for more date night photoshoot inspiration.
Date Night Dessert
Celebrate romance with a sweet treat for your sweetie. Village Ice Cream is one of the city’s best local scoop shops. It’s community focused and the ice cream is hand crafted and incredibly creamy.
Made by Marcus is another hit amongst locals and visitors alike and will be sure to be the sweetest ending to a great day of celebrating your special someone.
Looking for a spot specifically dedicated to sweet treats? Look no further! D Spot Dessert Cafe is a dessert café that is specifically dedicated to everything sweet & decadent offering homemade ice cream, cakes and the finest Belgian chocolate.
Date Night Dancing
Keep the romantic celebration going, put on your dancing shoes, and show off your best salsa moves at Rio Bar and Grill. Rio has salsa night every Thursday and a Latino DJ on Fridays. Salsa moves a little rusty? Don’t sweat, there are plenty of veterans there to show you the ropes.
Seeking a more VIP vibe? Sub Rosa is Calgary’s best kept secret for a high-class night out. Reserve a table for bottle service and enjoy live DJ’s and music to keep the romantic lounge vibes high all night long.