Most Romantic Places to Pop the Question

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.

Best Western cliff lodge in Pismo Beach
(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.


Heart Hills in Paso Robles
(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.

San Simeon Point
(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.

Pirate's Cove
(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.

San Luis Lighthouse in Avila Beach
(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.

Montana De Oro
(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.

San Luis Obispo County hundred year old oak trees
(Photo by @Davidpascolla_weddings)

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