Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the Beach!


Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and while most of us can’t whisk our sweetheart away to some warm, exotic location, you still may be able to plan a weekend away on the beach – of Fire Island! Fire Island is a quiet getaway during the winter months and it offers many couples the privacy and relaxation they are looking for to celebrate this romantic holiday.


Some home are still available to rent during the winter months, and because it is not the peak summer season, you will have many options to choose from.  Choose a home with a cozy fireplace or a beautiful water view. Cook a romantic dinner for two in the gourmet kitchen of your exclusive rental home. Enjoy a glass of champagne as you look out the window at the winter beauty of the Atlantic Ocean or the Great South Bay.


If the weather is not too cold, go for a romantic hike on the beach and do some bird and nature watching. You may spot some of the unique birds that live on Fire Island throughout the winter or see a winter seal basking in the sun on the shores of the beach. The natural beauty of the ocean, wildlife and the sandy dunes on a sunny yet brisk day can be exhilarating.

While the trips may not be as frequent, ferries do travel to Fire Island during the winter months.  Fire Island is easily accessible by ferry in either Bay Shore or Sayville.  Check out the ferry schedule at FireIslandFerries.com. Keep in mind that you cannot bring your vehicle, so pack anything that you will need for your romantic escape.

In an article on Get Away Mavens.com, one frequent Fire Island visitor added, “Today Fire Island is one of the hottest places to visit or have a beach house.  The “no cars allowed” policy makes for a unique, tranquil and stress free experience.  Fire Island has never succumbed to the same commercialism and class barriers that haunt the Hamptons or other summer communities.  Fire Island has no restaurants that require a tie and people here opt for casual dress. This still is a truly laid back Bohemian getaway where relaxation is paramount and the striking sunsets alone are worth the trip. “

For a winter getaway or a beach vacation during the spring and summer months, Fire Island is the ideal location. With natural beauty, many amenities and terrific homes for rent for a week or an entire season, plan your next romantic vacation on Fire Island.

If you are interested in a rental or you are looking to purchase a home on Fire Island, contact Fire Island Properties.  They offer the best properties in the Fire Island Pines and they can help you find exactly what you are looking for – whether you want a seasonal rental, a weekend getaway or a home of your own.  Give Fire Island Properties a call at 631-597-7000 to plan your next beach vacation – for any season of the year.

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