Date nights are really important for any couple, as they offer a chance to reconnect, spend quality time together and take part in fun activities. Nevertheless, regular date nights can easily become expensive, and if you don’t have a lot of spare cash at the moment, you may even feel worried that you won’t be able to take advantage of date opportunities for you and your partner.
However, great date nights don’t need to depend on how much you spend. What’s more important is the opportunity to connect as a couple, which doesn’t need to cost all that much.
Here are some cheap date ideas that you and your partner will love:
Browse Free Attractions
There are many great things to see and do which don’t cost anything. If you’re a fan of galleries and museums, these types of attractions usually have free entry, depending on where you go and what you’d like to do. It’s always a good idea to browse free attractions in your area, or if you already have a car, those attractions you can easily drive to.
You may even be able to find pop-up attractions for free in your area, or maybe discount codes that can bag free entries for certain places. So, it’s always worth a look!
Try a Home Cooked Meal
If your idea of the perfect date is going out for a lavish meal, but you can’t afford an expensive dining experience right now, why not try a special meal at home? Homecooked meals are considerably cheaper, and you can make it extra special by setting the scene, eating in the garden, or even something more casual like on the floor with blankets and a good movie.
Homecooked meals can be just as special as dining out at your favorite restaurant.
Stay in Bed
Because date nights are ideal times to reconnect, this can also count for the physical side of things. If you’d like to spend some time catching up with physical intimacy, staying in bed together, locking the door, and switching off your phones can be the perfect opportunity for some quality alone time.
You may even want to make it more of an occasion by experimenting or trying different things, such as items from Adult Toy Store.
Take a Walk
The great outdoors has many great free opportunities and getting back to nature can help you to both relax and take in the sights as a couple. Whether it’s a woodland trail, a lake, or the beach, any walk is a healthy and happy experience that won’t cost a thing! Check out All Trails to find a hike near you.
Make a day of it by packing a romantic picnic, too!
Have an At-Home Spa Day
Spas can be real treats for couples, but they can also get expensive. So why not do it yourself? Put on a relaxing playlist at home and light some candles while you give each other a massage, take a bath together, and apply scented oils and lotions.
*Photos by Polina Tankilevitch