20 Ways to Warm Yourself Seaside
The fun doesn’t end when it’s chilly out! We’ve put together a list of 20 ways to warm yourself seaside! We bet you’ll find a few that are right up your alley.
#1 Handcrafted Chowders and Homemade Soups
This is absolutely the season to enjoy a bowl of hot soup with a cool seaside view! Click here for a listing of what picturesque Ventura Harbor Village restaurants are offering.
#2 Happy Hour
Warm yourself from the inside out with a tasty seaside libation. For a listing of all our amazing happy hours please click here.
#3 Drink a Cup of Coffee or Tea
There’s no need to hang out in a strip mall parking lot when you can drink a delicious cup of Joe and enjoy the harbor view! Coffee Dock and Post has just what you need to get you warm and toasty.
#4 Be a Kid Again (or Bring the Kids!)
Whether you prefer an invigorating game of air hockey or slicing and dicing Fruit Ninja style, the Village Arcade & Carousel has heaps of fun in store!
#5 A Ride on the Water
Being on the water doesn’t have to be chilly! The Dreamer at Ventura Boat Rentals is warm and fully enclosed and offers weekend harbor cruises for your boating pleasure. Or how about an exhilarating trip on Islands Packers cozy Catamaran.
#6 Laugh it Up!
Is there anything better than a belly laugh to get your blood pumping? Ventura Harbor Comedy Club has live comedy shows Tuesday- Sunday!
#7 Take a Yoga Class
Get loose and limber with a sunrise or candlelight evening class with Ventura Pop Up Yoga.
#8 Buy a New Hoodie or Jacket
It’s probably time to revisit your worn out hoodie or jacket… invest in a new favorite at Barefoot Boutique, Ventura Swimwear, Ventura Dive & Sport, Beach Break Surf Shop, Casa de Regalos or Village Market.
#9 Upgrade your Wetsuit
Rips at the seams just won’t do. Get your new wetsuit and booties at Beach Break Surf Shop.
#10 Top Yourself Off
Grab a wool beanie or a felt hat to keep you super warm (and cute too!) from Hats Unlimited.
#11 Stroll Through an Art Gallery or Two
#12 Splurge on a Hot Fudge Sundae
#13 Watch a Movie
Enjoy the high-definition 25-minute movie entitled, “Treasure in the Sea”, narrated by Kevin Costner at the Channel Islands National Park Visitor’s Center.
#14 Warm Up Your Look
Do your hairdo justice! Maybe a trim or some winter low lights at Silhouettes by the Beach Salon.
#15 Handmade Mug for Hot Tea
Warm beverages just taste better out of a handmade mug. Get yours from local potters at Ventura County Potters’ Guild.
#16 Real French Croissant Hot Out of the Oven
You know you want one. Chef Jean-Luc makes them fresh right here at Le Petite Cafe & Bakery. Try his cookies too! YUM.
#17 Watch a Golden Sunset
The colors have been almost unreal… pink, purple, mauve, lavender, tangerine… any of our seaside locations offer spectacular views, and for a real treat enjoy an early dinner at Rhumbline – The Sunset Restaurant.
#18 Try an Escape Room
It may be cold outside, but inside the Ultimate Escape Rooms you’ll have a fun, adventurous getaway to challenge your mind!
#19 Hot and Fresh Homemade Corn Tortillas
Need we say more? Homemade corn tortillas are unbelievably hard to find these days… and don’t they make all the difference in tacos?! Get your plate at Baja Bay Surf N’ Taco.
That’s right, flaming cheese! Where else can you get a seaside view and table side flaming cheese? A winning combo for sure. Only at The Greek Mediterranean Steak & Seafood Restaurant.