07 Feb 2024

5 Romantic Ways to Propose on Valentine’s Day

5 Romantic Ways To Propose On Valentine’S Day

Planning to pop the question? Any marriage proposal is special, but there’s something ultra romantic when it happens on Valentine’s Day. When it comes to a celebration of love, no other day quite matches up to February 14th.

If you’re ready to make the ultimate gesture by getting down on one knee, we’ve come up with a bunch of suggestions for the perfect marriage proposal this Valentine’s Day. So, if you’re ready to make the eternal commitment and are looking for Valentine's engagement ideas, you’ve come to the right place.

5 Great Valentine’s Engagement Ideas

You’ve chosen the engagement ring but are looking for inspiration for how to propose. You want your special moment to be memorable and unique, but you’re unsure exactly how to go about it. If you’re a stickler for tradition, 2024 also happens to be a leap year when it’s customary for women to pop the question too!

So, before you get down on bended knee and utter the immortal words – Will You Marry Me? – these Valentine’s engagement ideas are guaranteed to put you in the mood for romance.

1. Recreate Your First Date

Recreate Your First Date

Take a step back in time and surprise your partner by organising your first date all over again. There are few things more romantic than recreating your first date to show your partner how much they’re loved. So, seize the moment and plan the same activity that brought you together in the first place.

You may want to revisit old haunts like your first bar or book a romantic meal in the first restaurant you visited where you could hire a private space to pop the question. Alternatively, consider booking a fine dining experience with award-winning cuisine which will offer all the privacy you need for such a memorable occasion. Enhancing your proposal speech with memories of your first date will also provide added nostalgia that’s certain to push al the right buttons.

2. Take a Romantic Walk in the Countryside

Your ideal Valentine’s Day proposal doesn’t need to be complicated – it can be as simple as a beautiful walk in your favourite countryside spot. Your partner is not only guaranteed to enjoy the experience, but they’re unlikely to guess that something as special as a marriage proposal is waiting around the corner.

A stroll in the stunning countryside is a great way to relax and get you both in a romantic mood so you can set up the perfect moment to ask for their hand in marriage. Whether you head for the open fields or prefer to explore the vast spaces around a country estate, a romantic walk could be the ideal option for you. Just don’t forget the diamond ring!

3. Book a Relaxing Spa Day

Nothing beats the pure luxury of a spa day to help you relax and unwind. It’s also a great way to forget about the demands of daily life so you can prepare your Valentine’s Day proposal when your partner least expects it.

From rejuvenating treatments to yoga cabins and lazy days by the pool, a visit to the spa will help both of you focus on your physical and mental wellbeing amid luxurious surroundings. So, if you’re partner feels stressed at work and requires some much-needed pampering, a relaxing spa day could be the perfect gift. The calming space, soft lighting, and tranquil music will also provide a sense of romance and serenity. As Valentine’s engagement ideas go, spa days take some beating.

4. Plan a Leap Year Proposal

Plan A Leap Year Proposal

Leap year proposals may feel a little outdated. We, for one, are all in favour of women proposing any day of the year. However, if you’re thinking of taking advantage of this four-year tradition every February 29th brings, then 2024 is the year for you.

If you need an excuse to propose and are looking for Valentine’s engagement ideas, February 29 could be the answer. It’s guaranteed to catch your partner off guard, and they’ll be so surprised they’re bound to say yes when you pop the question. So, make sure you buy your other half’s engagement ring, choose your favourite romantic setting, then take the all-important plunge. We promise you won’t regret it.

5. Organise A Weekend Away

Valentine’s is the perfect time to whisk your partner away for a romantic weekend. As Valentine’s engagement ideas go, it will take some beating. So, think of a place your partner has always wanted visit like a luxury country club, then pick a specific location or quiet spot for your marriage proposal.

The beauty of a weekend away is that you can rekindle the spark that brought you and your partner together in the first place, setting everything up perfectly for that special moment to propose. Whether you pop the question in a crowded restaurant or the privacy of your hotel room, your romantic weekend away could turn into the most memorable time of your life.

Need A Luxury Hotel for Your Valentine’s Engagement Ideas?

Whether you’re ready to pop the question or planning your fairytale wedding, Foxhills has everything you need. Boasting exclusive wedding, spa, fine dining, golf and leisure facilities, and more, it’s the ideal intimate place for you and your partner. Book and stay and explore the luxurious surroundings of Foxhills estate.