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Customer Reviews

126 Ratings

Thank you for such a wonderful service. We were celebrating our 4th anniversary and thanks to you I was able to surprise my husband with something we both enjoyed in Venice. Once again, thank you for taking us back in time:) I believe it will become a yearly tradition!
Claudia F. · April 1, 2012
nice experience.
Carmen F. · March 26, 2016
Great relaxing ride. Great service. Brent has a great voice for someone with no vocal training.
Maria P. · June 6, 2015

What You'll Get

Private serenades are usually uncomfortable in taxis or during corporate board meetings but become romantic when conducted on a long boat. Bask in the amiable ambiance of song and watercraft with today's Groupon: for $75, you get a 90-minute gondola cruise for up to four people from Sunset Gondola in Huntington Beach (a $160 value).

Sunset Gondola's Venetian vessels travel the horizons of Huntington Harbour, summoning a sensory blast of Italian amore to enhance any date or special event. Today's deal dishes up a gondola cruise for four aboard a 37-foot vessel, created in the boatyards of Venice's Squero di San Trovaso. From the gondolier decked out in the requisite striped shirt and ribbon-trimmed hat to the Italian-made gondolas, every detail is designed to simulate the boot-shaped country’s most romantic tradition, outside of feeding your partner nibbles of turkey meatloaf. Guests can also enjoy complimentary blankets, ice, cups, and a bottle opener to tend to BYOB snacks and beverages while the gondolier croons sweet siren songs to set the mood.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Apr 3, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Subject to availability and weather conditions. Not valid December 10th—25th or February 11th—18th. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Sunset Gondola

For centuries, lovebirds have toured Venice's picturesque canals on gondola rides. And since 2006, couples have headed out onto the calm waters of Huntington Harbor aboard the same iconic Venetian boats, courtesy of Sunset Gondolas. To recreate the Italian experience as thoroughly as possible, the company's fleet is made up entirely of gondolas imported from Italy—and is the only company in Southern California with that distinction. Moreover, their gondoliers sport traditional striped shirt, and serenade passengers upon request. What's more, they're experts at their craft. Two of the boatswains have won the US Gondola Nationals for their skill in the authentic, 37-foot boats—Bepi, who won in 2012, and Stefano, who won in 2013.

Despite their prowess, however, the gondoliers often blend into the background during rides, letting the California scenery take center stage. From their seats, couples or convivial groups drink in views of the area's Venetian-style islands, canals, and bridges, all while snacking on picnic spreads and wine they brought along, or the chocolate-dipped strawberries provided in some packages. The gondoliers can tailor the rides to special occasions, too, including proposals and wedding ceremonies.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.