Napier is one of the most romantic, and friendly coastal cities in New Zealand.
The city, located in Hawke’s Bay, has growth in the past decades, especially after the 1931’s earthquake and posterior urban rebuilding.
It annually welcomes thousands of singles from all over the country who seek meet the charming locals, and luckily falling in love with one of them while discovering the Napier’s hidden gems.
Cultural events to connect with locals, and meet singles
There are many events where you can meet, and mingle with other interesting singles in Napier.
The city is a vibrant place where you can find plenty activities for both singles, and couples.
The legendary Tremains Art Deco Weekend, which is hold every February, is the perfect occasion to meet new people, and find a potential date!
It has become one of the most attractive attractions in Napier, but also in the entire New Zealand.
Thousands of Kiwi singles visit the city during this time just to contemplate the iconic Pania of the Reef, Napier’s very own “version” of the Copenhagen’s little mermaid, but mostly to meet other singles, and enjoy the friendly atmosphere.
The city hosts many activities like free outdoor concerts, thematic dinners, and picnics, so your chances to meet someone special are really high!
Alternatively, you can attend the F.A.W.C! It is a bi-annual event where you can taste the best foods, and wines from Hawke’s Bay or the Mission Estate Winery Concert, where you will be able to interact with scores of singles, while enjoying some of the best local music acts!
Romantic date ideas in Napier
If you have already met someone special, and are looking for preparing an unforgettable date, here are some ideas, perfect for a first or even for 10th date!
Surprising your loved one with a date in The National Aquarium
Why do not you take the opportunity that you are in one of the most touristic seaside cities to connect with your date/significant other by contemplating the most beautiful marine life in the area?
A visit to Napier’s National Aquarium is a must, as you and your date/partner can have a relaxed walk, and conversation across a 50m acrylic tunnel, where you will have the chance to dig in the Pacific Ocean, and watch different tropical fishes, and other marine species like water dragons as well as coral reefs ecosystems.
A day to enjoy a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean, and a winery visit
If what you are looking at is an adventurous date, a trip to the Cape Kidnappers will do the trick!
You and your date can get romantic, while watching the spectacular views to the Pacific Ocean, and also enjoy some birdwatching!
Then, you can take your date/partner to one of the many vineyards in the border with Taradale.
You can try a tour of the winemaker facilities, and sample some of the finest Estate range wines accompanied by local foods like cheese, jam and some crackers!
This is the best way to seduce your significant other: with a delicious meal at one of the most wonderful spots in Napier!
The city of Napier has a great offer for those singles who want to meet other Kiwi men and women in the search for love, and also for couples who seek to emotionally bond, while enjoying a day out in one of the most charming places in New Zealand!
*Photo by Brackish_nz.