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Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day Getaways in Ocean City, MD

With all due respect to flowers and candy, 80% of people in a 2018 Groupon survey said they’d prefer to receive a Valentine’s Day gift in the form of an experience—something they could share with their partner. Few experiences equal a romantic getaway at the beach!

Spending Valentine’s Day weekend in Ocean City, Maryland, gives you the best of all worlds: a carefree couples’ escape with long walks on a quiet beach, fresh ocean air and unique restaurants and activities you won’t find at home.

To make planning your experience easy, the Vantage team has put together some Ocean City property and activity recommendations perfect for couples.

Acropolis 4

Acropolis 4 View
View from the Balcony of Acropolis 4

Spacious, luxurious and made for romance, the Acropolis 4 is a stunning penthouse paradise overlooking the ocean. Featured as a “Prestigious Property” in Coastal Style magazine, this home feels more like an upscale residence than a beach rental.

The owners have spared no expense to ensure your comfort. Exquisite finishes and opulent details abound, from the Old World-style stonework and custom lighting to the gourmet chef’s kitchen with Viking Professional Services appliances.

Best of all, guests of the Acropolis 4 have exclusive access to a rooftop patio under the stars, complete with a five-person hot tub offering gorgeous views of the ocean and the bay.

Additional amenities include:

  • Free linen service
  • Gas fireplace
  • HDTVs throughout
  • Private elevator and entrance

Belmont Towers 701

Living Room of Belmont Towers 701
Living Room of Belmont Towers 701

Wake to the sun rising over the ocean. Drift off to a serenade of waves on the shore. Spend the hours in between having the time of your life.

This gorgeous oceanfront end-unit condo puts you in one of the most sought-after locations in Ocean City—the world-famous Boardwalk. You’ll enjoy panoramic views of the Boardwalk and the beach from your private gazebo balcony at Belmont Towers 701.

The gourmet kitchen features everything you need to prepare a romantic dinner for two. The fireplace and large HDTV give you a great excuse to spend a cozy night in.

Additional amenities include:

  • Soaking tub
  • Gated, covered parking garage
  • Fitness center and sauna

High Point North 3E

Dining Area/Kitchen of High Point North 3E

This newly updated one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo in North Ocean City makes for a quiet Valentine’s hideaway. Though it may be February, it always feels like summer inside High Point North 3E thanks to the beach-themed décor and furnishings with a tropical flair. Huge glass doors off the living room offer a perpetually alluring view of the ocean below.

One quick elevator ride takes you down to the beach for a sandy stroll. You’re also within walking distance of Ocean City, Maryland’s favorite shops and restaurants, including the original Greene Turtle and Candy Kitchen—where you’ll find endless sweets for your sweet.

Additional amenities include:

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Two HDTVs and DVD players
  • Washer/dryer

Maresol 309

View from Balcony of Maresol 309

Breathtaking. That’s the only way to describe the sunsets awaiting you at this updated bayfront condo in peaceful midtown Ocean City, Maryland. From your balcony at Maresol 309, you can enjoy morning coffee with your partner while watching the herons and egrets that visit the marsh.

Staying in this popular part of Ocean City means you’re close to some of the best restaurants and favorite nightspots. Make sure you book a sunset dinner for two at nearby Fager’s Island. They celebrate the setting sun each day by synching it to the War of 1812 Overture. Share a toast as the final cymbals clash once the light disappears below the horizon.

Additional amenities include:

  • Four HDTVs
  • Soaking tub
  • Fully equipped kitchen

Rivendell 607

Living Room of Rivendell 607

Prepare to fall in love—with the ocean views from one of Ocean City, MD’s newer buildings. Rivendell 607 is a three-bedroom condo that’s ideal for spending quality time together away from it all. The plush furnishings invite you to share a blanket and a movie. Cook a special candlelight dinner in the fully equipped gourmet kitchen. In the mood for some Valentine’s Day cocktails? Make full use of the wine cooler, ice maker and wet bar.

You’re also welcome to use the community’s resort-style indoor pool as well as the state-of-the-art fitness center.

Additional amenities include:

  • Secured lobby and lounge area
  • Controlled access covered parking
  • Four HDTVs

Makai 201

Makai Indoor Pool Solarium

In Hawaiian, makai means “toward the sea.” It’s a name that suits this 42nd Street bayside community to a tee. In Makai 201, you’ll find a condo with extraordinary charm made for beach lovers. Your private furnished balcony provides panoramic views of the Ocean City, Maryland, skyline.

Best of all, your stay entitles you to Makai’s many community amenities. Go for a swim in the beautiful indoor pool solarium, where floor-to-ceiling windows allow you to look out onto the bay. Get your heart pounding in the fitness center and enjoy some friendly competition in the billiards room. When it’s time to venture out, you’re a short walk or drive from many popular shops and restaurants, including Seacrets and the Dough Roller.

Additional amenities include:

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Bayfront deck
  • Elevator

Valentine’s Day in Ocean City

Ocean City, MD, is a popular destination for lovers all year long. Valentine’s Day is extra special. Here are a few ideas Cupid himself would approve of:

  • Take your sweetheart to the southernmost point of Ocean City, where you can gaze across the inlet to Assateague Island in the distance. Bring some coins for the binoculars that bring the wonderful island into clearer view.
Ocean City Carriage Ride
Ocean City Carriage Ride
  • Why not surprise your partner with a horse and carriage ride on the Boardwalk? Valentine’s packages are available February 15–17, weather permitting. This excursion includes a rose, a small box of candy and a glass of bubbly to enjoy on the ride. For reservations and pricing, contact Randy at (410) 783-1409.
  • Sample craft beer and wine from one or all of Ocean City’s own breweries.
  • Many area restaurants offer dinner specials just for Valentine’s Day. You can contact a Vantage reservationist to help you find restaurant options near your rental home.

Book your Valentine’s Getaway Today

Vantage has hundreds of vacation rental properties to satisfy whatever your heart desires. Let us help you plan an Ocean City, Maryland, getaway you’ll both love. Reach out to one of our friendly Vantage reservation specialists today at (410) 723-2002, or browse and book direct at www.VantageOceanCity.com

About Vantage

Founded in 2007, Vantage Vacation Rentals specializes in delivering exceptional experiences for both vacation property owners and their rental guests in popular Maryland destinations such as Ocean City, Annapolis and the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay, as well as the Delaware beaches and North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Vantage serves owners with extensive property marketing and promotion as well as comprehensive property management services to help maximize rental income opportunities. With over 550 managed properties, Vantage makes it easy for vacationing guests to find and reserve the perfect option—then enhances their stay with exclusive benefits and discounts. To learn more about Vantage Vacation Rentals, visit VantageOceanCity.com, EasternShoreVacations.com and VantageMB.com.

Ocean City Menu – The Go To Places

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These places have some of the best food around town, you just have to try them! To start off your mornings right go for a grab n go breakfast at the Fractured Prune. They make donuts like you’ve never had them before; warm, fresh, and topped with only the best. The Sahara Cafe© is the local go-to place for a sit down breakfast. Omelets are the best, service is quick, and not to mention you will not be disappointed when your bill comes! Spend a day in Jamaica, USA at Seacrets where you can enjoy the tropical atmosphere, one of a kind food, the crab toast and jerk chicken are amazing, and you can even stay all day to Seacrets-Night-Club-Ocean-City-MD-03experience the famous Seacrets nightlife. The Greenhouse is a newer sandwich shop that makes the BEST homemade sandwiches that not only taste great but they are great for you too!! A personal favorite is the Turkey Rachel, mmm mmm mmm boy is that sandwich delicious. Want a nice big Italian hoagie instead? Then head on down to Anthony’s Beer & Deli where you will find a great sub menu with hoagie favorites and more with a shore twist. Finally, for those boardwalk strolls be sure to stop by Thrashers Fries,you will NOT be disappointed!

Dinner is Served

Ocean City has so many different restaurants to choose from but fcbb09c0caef7dfbf30e042bb935f94dhere at Vantage, we want you to have the best vacation experience and that means eating the best food. After a long day on the beach, we know exactly where you should take your family and friends. If you’re looking to fill your sushi craving, OC Wasabi is by far the best place to go. If you have trouble deciding which rolls to order, don’t worry we already chosen the best ones for you- the M&M, Dynamite, Chuck Webb, Crazy Amy, and if you like your food spicy then the Chip roll is for you. Are you celebrating an anniversary, birthday, or just in the mood for a delicious fine dining experience? The Hobbit restaurant iimgresizes voted one of the best restaurants with a view in OC and not to mention their creative menu that you will find so fresh. OC recently introduced a new restaurant that is located in West Ocean City called, The Shark. It didn’t take long for the town to find out about their fantastic dinner menu, that’s for sure. Fagers Island seems to be a Vantage favorite with a huge menu, good atmosphere, and an unbeatable sunset view! Lastly but surely one of the best, enjoy a nice waterfront dinner at Sunset Grille. Some of the best fresh seafood dishes and great drinks!






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TOP 10 OCEAN CITY BUCKETLIST

You are never too young or too old to take on Ocean City, Maryland.  There is something for everyone to do, and here at Vantage we wanted to share with you some of our favorite town activities!  We are calling it our “Top 10 Ocean City Bucket List.”  These fun and entertaining activities and events are a must when visiting the island.  You will not be disappointed!

348sNo. 1 Parasail over the ocean & enjoy a view of the crowds on the parasailing-pagebeach or maybe catch a glimpse of a school of sting rays gliding across the water.
No. 2 Head over to Fager’s Island for dinner or drinks and watch one of Ocean City’s famous sunsets accompanied  by the 1812 Overture.
No. 3 Take a day trip adventure to Assateague Island.  Relax on the pristine beach all day, which is home to untitledwild ponies, deer, and many different bird species.
No. 4 Save your appetite for a large bushel of crabs at some of our favorite places: On the Bay Seafood, Buddy’s Crabs, Blu Crabhouse, and Watermans.
No. 5 Take a stroll down the boardwalk, golden-platebut make sure to stop by the Alaska Stand to order a hamburger and funnel cake.
No. 6 Enjoy a peaceful morning kayaking behind the Assawoman Bay – one of the best ways to start your day!
No. 7 Get your sea legs on and take a half day trip to go Deep Sea Fishing!  No need to go out and buy dinner when you can catch it yourself!!  (Charter boats can be rented out at Bahia Marina or Sunset Marina.)
assateague_kayaking_MG_8729No. 8 Even if you’re not an early bird, wake up to see the sunrise on the beach!  It is truly breathtaking.
No. 9 Grab a bite to eat at Fishtales and try one of our personal favorites, the Ahi Tuna Tacos. You have never had anything like it!!
No. 10 Take a morning bike ride down the boardwalk (before 11 a.m.)