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The Ultimate Lowcountry Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Written by Palmetto Bluff

Jan 04, 2023

Discover 8 Gift Ideas in Our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is a special time for those who are fully devoted to celebrating romance. It is the perfect opportunity to convey the love you share with your significant other by participating in one of the most popular love languages — gift-giving!

Whether your gift comes in a beautiful box with a bow or the form of a new experience, we invite you to browse our Lowcountry Valentine’s Day Gift Guide to discover all the ways you can express your love.

1. Dinner Reservations

A romantic candlelight dinner is a classic Valentine’s Day gift that will never go out of style. The Bluffton Room, The Pearl Kitchen & Bar, and Sea Grass Grille are just a few of the most upscale restaurants you can visit in the Lowcountry.

However, if you’re a member at Palmetto Bluff, you and your loved one can enjoy an exclusive dining experience at one of our many member-reserved restaurants, including the Canoe Club and Cole’s.

Suggested: The Best Restaurants Near and Within Palmetto Bluff

2. A Box of Chocolates from The Chocolate Tree

After a fun-filled evening, wander through streets lined with century-old live oaks and watch the sunset from the magnificent Henry C. Chambers waterfront park in Beaufort. While you’re there, you don’t want to miss the nearby candy shop — The Chocolate Tree. Their gourmet chocolates and other handcrafted confections are the perfect gifts for your loved one and their sweet tooth!

3. Artisanal Gift Basket

We suggest assembling a gift basket of some special, handcrafted items for Valentine’s Day, since the Lowcountry is home to some of the best artisans in the South. Specifically at Palmetto Bluff, the FLOW Gallery + Workshop is a compelling exhibition of our Artist in Residence program along with a curated selection of southern artists. You are sure to find something your partner will love, or you may attend a workshop and make a gift basket together! Additionally, the one-of-a-kind general store, RT’s Market, has everything your loved one could need and more! Get a bottle of wine, gourmet snack foods, and sweet treats for your partner this Valentine’s Day.

4. Plan a Picnic

Make your artisanal basket more memorable by accompanying it with a Lowcountry picnic! With more than 20,000 acres, savor your handcrafted basket while you take in the views of the May River, Old Town Bluffton, and more intercoastal waterways. Some of our favorite spots to marvel at the Lowcountry scenery are:


  • Wright Family Park

  • Martin Family Park

  • Oyster Factory Park

  • Shelter Cove Community Park


Members at Palmetto Bluff can enjoy a picnic with a spectacular view in your very own backyard!

To learn more about becoming a member at Palmetto Bluff, click here.



5. A Piece from a Local Jeweler

Nothing says “I love you” like a fine piece of jewelry. From a sentimental necklace to an adorned set of cufflinks, one of the many Lowcountry jewelers is sure to have something special for you.

We highly recommend visiting the Paris Market, which has a location in Savannah and another in Wilson Village. Also in the heart of Wilson Village is FLOW Gallery + Workshop where you may shop for refined jewelry and other creative pieces made by local artisans! Additionally, Treasures is just a short walk away if you’re staying at Montage Palmetto Bluff.

6. Shopping Spree

Bluffton has it all, with various retail outlets, department stores, and charming boutiques — it is the perfect place for a high-end shopping spree! With so many shopping options, you are sure to find something unique for your special someone.

At Palmetto Bluff, you’ll find high-end brands like Polo Ralph Lauren, RLX, Peter Millar, and Bobby Jones. After a full day of shopping, you and your significant other will truly reflect the style of the Lowcountry.

7. Take a Visit to a Luxury Spa

Visit a local spa for the perfect couples’ retreat, where you and your partner can take a break from daily life and thoroughly enjoy each other’s presence. You can book a massage, hydrafacial, or any other service. In the Lowcountry, spas often take place in a stunning, natural setting, allowing you to fully reach a state of tranquility.

If you’re staying at the Montage, you can visit the renowned Montage Spa, which provides unique spa treatment offerings for you and your partner to fully relax and rejuvenate. Members of Palmetto Bluff have convenient access to the spa, so be sure to take advantage of it.

8. A Stay at the Montage at Palmetto Bluff

A visit to Montage Palmetto Bluff is unquestionably the best present. You can spend romantic moments in a naturally beautiful setting and explore all the Lowcountry has to offer. Whether exploring the great outdoors or enjoying a cozy night in your luxury suite, you and your sweetheart will have the time of your life, creating experiences that you will treasure for years to come.

Related: Palmetto Bluff Spotlight: Montage Palmetto Bluff

Happy Valentine’s Day from Palmetto Bluff

Whichever gift you choose from our Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, we hope you enjoy spending time in the Lowcountry with your loved ones. At Palmetto Bluff, residents have endless opportunities to make more memories by living out every aspect of Lowcountry life.

When you become a member of Palmetto Bluff, you feel like you are miles away from the outside world. Through immersing yourself in nature accompanied by the most opulent amenities, Palmetto Bluff is the best-kept secret of the Lowcountry. To live our luxurious lifestyle with the ones who matter most, you must purchase a qualifying home to obtain our highly coveted club membership. Whether you prefer cozy cottages lined with live oaks or the seclusion of waterfront estates, you will surely find the perfect home at Palmetto Bluff.

To learn more about our available home listings, click the button below to contact us or schedule a real estate tour. Either way, we look forward to welcoming you at the Bluff!

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