Destin is a great place to propose. After all, what could be more romantic than the beach? Here at Destin Vacation Boat Rentals, we are always happy to help plan proposals, so we put this short list together of 3 of our favorite ideas. If you’re looking for the perfect place or way to propose, I hope this helps!
Take a sunset cruise.
Our sunset cruises are perfect for proposals. Ride off into the sunset onboard a luxury pontoon boat, sightsee for dolphins, and watch the sky erupt in colors of red, pink, lavender, orange, and gold. Stop along the Gulf Islands National Seashore, a stretch of undeveloped shoreline along the Choctawhatchee Bay, and take a stroll before you pop the question, or just propose right on the boat. We love this picture of one of our couples just after returning to the docks after their sunset cruise. (She said yes!)
One of our favorite proposals was Shayla and JD in 2011. JD contacted months ahead of his Destin vacation and explained that he wanted to take Shayla to dinner on the water (we decided on Louisiana Lagniappe, one of our personal favorites) and then surprise her with a romantic boat ride at sunset, complete with champagne, strawberries, and roses. We scheduled it for a Thursday because of the weekly fireworks display over the Destin Harbor, and the plan was to pop the question as the fireworks went off in the background. *swoon* Of course, the evening went perfectly; JD did all of his paperwork in advance and we delivered the boat to the docks behind the restaurant and set it up with champagne on ice, strawberries, etc. After dinner he suggested taking a stroll along the docks, where he surprised her with the boat. All I know beyond that is that she said yes. :)
Say it with Sand.
One of our most romantic proposal ideas yet! For this proposal, we partnered with our friends at Beach Sand Sculptures and arranged a relaxing tour of the area by pontoon boat, led by one of our captains. At a predetermined time, the captain arrived at the planned location and the young couple took a stroll and found THIS: .
If you’d like to plan one of these romantic proposals in Destin, contact us for details. And if you have other ideas, we always love to hear them!