/Countdown to Valentine’s Day is On!

Countdown to Valentine’s Day is On!

Why wait to shop for the one you love – and others – until the last minute?  There are a wealth of choices for Valentine’s Day gifts for anyone – from your love to your parents, child’s teachers…the list could go on!

There are so many choices of gifts – from a spectacular surprise to something lovely, or tasty, it’s all right here in San Marco.  There’s no need to travel farther afield than your own merchants in your own town.

Naturally, there’s the ultimate gift of jewelry, which can be found at our own Underwood’s.

Underwood Jewelers are  the premier jewelers of  Jacksonville and carry the best lines of designer jewelry along with the best in diamonds, watches, earrings …. anything a person might want for a special occasion or a Valentine’s Day ‘I Love You’.

You will find beautifully crafted Valentine cards at San Marco Bookstore. They carry the largest studio of Papyrus cards between Atlanta and Orlando, a gorgeous and unique selection of paper cards that range from clever to keepsake quality, and if your Valentine is a book lover, look no further. San Marco Books can find that rare or special book for your Valentine, and they also have the latest in reading trends.

Did you know that Edwards of San Marco is far more than just a fine shop for cigars, tobacco, and pipes? They have a wide range of gift items for practically anyone you can think of: gifts for colleagues, friends and family. Edwards carries a wide range of collectibles including an impressive selection of  chess sets. So while you will find the finest of cigars and tobacco related items,  step into Edwards to check out their gifts section, also.

It wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without chocolate, and we all know that Peterbrooke Chocolatier is the best chocolate in town. And there’s a Peterbrooke in the center of town, just waiting for you. Sweetheart gifts, teacher gifts, a little something for anyone special in your life, Peterbrooke is dressed up and ready for Valentine’s Day.

For a lovely evening out on that special day, San Marco offers a variety of choices from Taverna, where you may book your reservation online by clicking through the link; to Bistro AIX, which offers online reservations also; to b.b.’s, where you may call in for your reserved table on that special day. Just click that link for the phone number. Each of these restaurants are favorites in San Marco, and in the greater Jacksonville area, and their menus are sumptuous and diverse. You can’t go wrong with any of these choices.

Surprise someone you love with something truly memorable this year. Remember, you can do it all with style, and keep it local, too.

There are only 12 shopping days left until February 14 which means there is still plenty of time get creative, or romantic – or both!