The Perfect Romantic Getaway on the Sonoma Coast

Sunset at Timber Cove Resort in Jenner on the Sonoma Coast

Visit the Charming Towns of Bodega Bay and Jenner for a Romantic Getaway

Find peace as you listen to the sound of waves on a romantic getaway to Bodega Bay and Jenner. There an unlimited romantic things you can do such as walk hand and hand along the beach. You can enjoy a picnic on the beach together and reconnect. In addition, you can watch the sunset together. You can also enjoy a wine tour with Windsor Wine Tours as a perfect romantic activity for the day. There are plenty of amazing wineries where you can sip amazing wine in nearby towns. You can also indulge in amazing seafood and other restaurants in Bodega Bay and Jenner.  If you love nature, you can watch the harbor seals where Goat Rock Beach and the mouth of the Russian River meet at certain times of the year. The list goes on and on for the resaons the Sonoma Coast is the perfect romantic getaway. Just a little bit inland, you will find Armstrong Woods with towering redwood trees.

Armstrong Redwoods State Park
Armstrong Woods

Where are Bodega Bay and Jenner located?

If you are looking for an romantic weekend getaway, Bodega Bay is a beautiful and charming coastal town! This is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of life. You will quickly fall in love with Bodega Bay and Jenner and see why this is the perfect romantic getaway location! Bodega Bay is located a little less than 1/2 hours away from San Francisco, making it the perfect weekend getaway location. Even closer, if you fly into the Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, it’s only around a 40 minute drive to Bodega Bay. The town of Jenner is only approximately 10 miles north of Bodega Bay and both towns are excellent places to stay for a romantic getaway!

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Sonoma Coast

Enjoy a custom-tailored wine tour for two

Stay in Bodega Bay and enjoy a custom-tailored wine tour with Windsor Wine Tours. Sip incredible Sonoma wines in the nearby towns of Occidental, Freestone, Graton, and Sebastopol. You will also find incredible wineries in the Russian River Valley.

Windsor Wine Tours works with you to create a romantic and elevated wine tour experience in wine country. Your wine tour is custom-tailored to your wine preferences and the wine experience you are looking to have. Whether you are wanting a visit wine cave tour, wanting to visit boutique wineries, or a wanting to visit a winery with beautiful views, we can create an incredible wine tour itinerary for you to enjoy an amazing day of wine tasting. In the nearby towns, there are plenty of hidden gems off the beaten path with incredible wines!

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Occidental Winery

Indulge in a couples spa treatment

If you are looking for a romantic getaway on the Sonoma Coast, this area provides the perfect getaway. In addition to enjoying a custom-tailored wine tour, you can also enjoy a spa day at Osmosis Day Spa Santuary. This spa is located on five secluded acres in a scenic valley with breathtaking views. Its Kyoto-style Japanese gardens have become a landmark in the wine country hospitality scene and provides a peaceful and romantic spa enviornment.

Another amazing option is booking a spa treatment at The Lodge at Bodega Bay. Unwind on the Sonoma Coast with one of their many spa treatments and/or spa packages.

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Osmosis Day Spa (Photo Courtesey of Insiders Guide to Spas)

Ride horses along the Sonoma Coast

If you are looking for a romantic getaway on the Sonoma Coast, a horseback riding tour is an excellent idea. In addition to a wine tour and spa day, you can also explore the Bodega Head cliffs and beaches on horseback with Chanslor Stables. Another amazing option is Horse N’ Around Trail Rides in Bodega Bay with horseback rides along the Sonoma Coast with panaramic coastal views that are truely breathtaking.

Experience Bodega Bay like never before on a guided horseback ride through the beautiful coastal trails. You will feel the peace of being surrounded by natural beauty. This shared adventure will leave you with memories to cherish forever.

Go on a whale watching tour

A whale watching tour is a romantic and great way to reconnect with someone you love. In Northern California, the best time to spot grey whales and orcas is December through May. For humpback whales, May through November are great times to spot these whales. For blue whales, the largest animal on earth, between July and October is a great time to spot them. Watching these majestic creatures makes this area a romantic getaway on the Sonoma Coast and something special to do with someone you love.

There’s something about seeing one of these beautiful and massive creatures gliding through the ocean that brings out a sense of wonder and is romantic to see these beautiful creatures in the wild. Going on a whale watching tour will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. There are many whale watching companies to choose from to experience this in Bodega Bay. These powerful and intelligent beings will leave you speechless with their size, grace, and beauty.

Enjoy a picnic on the beach

Snuggle up with someone you love in a blanket at Goat Rock beach to share a picnic amidst the crashing waves and dramatic cliffs. You will be able ot listen to the whispers of the ocean and gaze at the starry sky with someone you love. You can enjoy grapes, cheese, crackers, and wine and have a special moment just for the two of you that is priceless!

There are several areas in the Bodega Bay and Jenner area to enjoy a romantic picnic on the Sonoma Coast.


Goat Rock State Beach
Goat Rock Beach

Hike along the Sonoma Coast

Hike Bodega Head Trail and take in the incredible views! There are also many amazing trails such at the Kortum Trail along the coastline with spectacular views! In addition, there are many trails in the Jenner Headlands Preserve that provide breathtaking views!

This is a great way to reconnect and be surrounded by natural beauty. The views with leave you in awe of the beauty that lies along the Sonoma Coast. The views from each of these towns  along the coast and each of these trails is unique and awe-inspiring!


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Sea to Sky Trail at the Jenner Headlands Preserve

Enjoy kayaking at sunset

Also, if you are in the Bodega Bay or Jenner area, you can enjoy kayaking at sunset and take in the breathtaking views! Going kayaking in these areas may lead you to witness harbor seals that will pop out of the water briefly to great you.

If you are someone who loves sunsets, enjoy a beautiful sunset on the beach with someone you love. There are many vacation rentals within walking distance from the beach. In Jenner, you can experience amazing food and sunsets at Rivers End Restaurant,


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Kayaking the Russian River in Jenner

Enjoy amazing restaurants

In additon to the romantic things mentioned above, you can reward yourselves with amazing fresh seafood that tastes absolutely amazing! Feast on freshly-steamed Dungeness crab at Spud Point Crab Company – it’s practically dripping with romance! Other great restaurants are the Fishetarian. In Jenner, Cafe Aquatica in Jenner is a favorite for lunch with incredible coastal views! There are so many incredible restaurants and places to enjoy amazing oysters and seafood!

If you stay at a vacation rental, you can have a chef come to your vacation rental to cook you an incredible meal for just the two of you for a special night! The views from River’s End Restaurant are also incredible!


River's End Restaurant
Views from River’s End Restaurant

Places to Stay

If you are looking for a luxurious getaway, The Lodge at Bodega Bay is an excellent choice for a romantic getaway. Also, the Timber Cove Resort is an excellent option! If you are looking for something more private, there are numerous vacation homes in the area with amazing views of the ocean and provide your own romantic oasis. We partner with many vacation rentals so please let us know if you are looking for lodging after you book with us and we can provide you with a list of vacation rental homes that we work with.


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Sunset Views on the Sonoma Coast

Let Bodega Bay’s and Jenner’s enchanting atmosphere be your canvas and paint your own masterpiece of romance. With these unique experiences as brushstrokes, you’ll create an unforgettable getaway that will forever be etched in your hearts.


If you are looking to have an amazing romantic getaway in Bodega Bay, reach out to us at Windsor Wine Tours and we can custom-tailor a wine tour for you and someone you love for an incredible experience! The most common request we get is for our Sebastopol Wine Tours due to these wineries being in close proximity to Bodega Bay. If you are wanting to venture a little farther, we also provide Healdsburg Wine Tours, Russian River Wine Tours, Alexander Valley Wine Tours, and Sonoma Valley Wine Tours.


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