Are you ready to ask the one you love to get married? Gorgeous coastlines, beautiful vineyards, no-filter-needed sunsets, and perfectly quaint restaurants are here to help you pop the question in San Luis Obispo County. Whether you’re looking for something uniquely romantic, adventurous, or intimate, SLO County has the perfect location for every couple. Let us help you plan with our Top 7 Most Romantic Places to Pop the Question:
1) Cliffside Gazebo at the Best Western Plus Shore Cliff Lodge in Pismo Beach
Feel the sun on your face, hear the waves crashing below and the smell of ocean breeze as you watch the sun set over Pismo Beach with your sweetheart.
(Photo by @carvalhoportraits)
2) Heart Hill in Paso Robles
What's more romantic than a naturally occurring grove of oak trees that form a heart? A winery located right below it! Grab a bottle of wine from Niner Wine Estates and enjoy the beautiful vineyard setting with the one you love.
(Photo by @red_eleven)
3) San Simeon Point
For the person who's looking to get out into nature and wow their soon-to-be fiancé, hike this short loop out in San Simeon. Meander the path of trees, dangling moss, and scenic views as you walk out onto the peninsula. At the end of the half mile peninsula, a backward look toward the sparkling cove gives breathtaking views of rock formations carved by the sea.
(Photo by @gypseas0ul)
4) The Cave at Pirate’s Cove
Frame your engagement beautifully at this cave overlooking Pirate's Cove in Avila Beach. Bring a picnic and watch as pinks, oranges, purples, and vibrant reds paint the sky.
(Photo by @twix13)
5) The Point San Luis Lighthouse in Avila Beach
Looking for a hidden gem? The restored Point San Luis Lighthouse sits atop a bluff with panoramic views of the Central Coast and provides an old-time romantic feel. For those seeking adventure, kayak or paddleboard around the bay, make your way to this magnificent spot and hike up the steps and relax on the swing overlooking the ocean.
(Photo by @Troytorres118)
6) Montana de Oro
Whether you head down to the beach or hike out onto one of the many trails, Montana de Oro provides gorgeous scenic vistas, panoramic views of the Central Coast, and a quiet serenity you won't find elsewhere.
(Photo by @jdcrispphotography)
7) Beneath an Oak Tree
Hundred year old oak trees dot the hills of San Luis Obispo County. Grab a blanket, a bottle of wine and some cheese to create an intimate, yet rustic atmosphere. This romantic country setting makes it feel as though you're the only two people for miles.
(Photo by @Davidpascolla)