Posted on October 30, 2018 by Conejo Valley
An easy 45-minute drive from Los Angeles, Conejo Valley offers all of the fun yet none of the crowds of nearby destinations, making it perfect for a romantic getaway. Catch your breath and make it just the two of you. Here are a few ideas for sweet memories in Conejo Valley:
Nature Meets Culture
Treat yourself to a quiet escape from the bustling city to the Gardens of the World. Take a walk or do a cute couple’s photoshoot. We can’t think of a better way to enjoy the world’s nature all in one place. You can go from an American Bandstand to a British Rose Garden to a Japanese Pagoda all in one stroll.
Visit the ancient world of Greece and Rome without leaving the modern amenities of Conejo Valley. The Getty Villa, modeled after an ancient Roman country house with a luxurious garden, hosts 7,000 years of art. Admission is free and you can bring your own picnic or grab a bite at the restaurant on property.
Get up close and personal with the cosmos in Conejo Valley. Enjoy the view of the night sky at Sandstone Peak Trailhead, which is a favorite amongst serious stargazers. Or peer through a 12-inch reflective telescope at Moorpark College Observatory. The experience is unique but also limited, so plan and schedule your visit early.
What could be more romantic than watching the sun set over the ocean? Take in the golden rays on sun-kissed Zuma Beach, one of the largest and most popular beaches in LA County. Come during the late afternoon when surfers are out to catch the best waves and stay for the awe-inspiring sunset.
Glass Half Full
Share memories and a bottle of wine in Conejo Valley. Enjoy the intimacy of a family-owned and operated Alma Sol, a micro-boutique winery that sources premium fruit. Or taste exclusive wines from around the world at Wades Wines and Sunland Vintage Winery. For an out-of-ordinary wine tasting experience go to Malibu Wine Hikes to stroll through the rolling vineyards and meet exotic animals like Stanley the Giraffe.
A Perfect Staycation
No matter where you go in Conejo Valley, its laid-back vibe always makes you feel at home. Take it easy and spend a day pampering and relaxing at luxurious Hyatt Regency Westlake. This Mediterranean-style hotel offers a resort-like atmosphere and all the amenities you need to fully unwind.
Conejo Valley is a perfect place to enjoy the nature and spend quality time with your loved one. See another side of Southern California and book your trip today.