“Love is in the air, everywhere you look around. Love is in the air, in every sight and every sound.”
The month of love is here. It gives us an opportunity to slowdown from the new year hustle and bustle, to take a moment, to spend quality time with our loved one. And if you're single, it’s also the opportune time to pluck up the courage to ask the person of your dreams on a date...
Check out our list to plan a great Valentine’s excursion:
The Wilderness Hotel Join the Wilderness Hotel for a Valentine's themed Sunday Buffet on 13 February from 12:30 – 15:00, at R250 per person. Children between the ages of 4 to12 pay 50% and bookings are essential.
Featured Image: The Fat Fish, George
The Fat Fish On the 14th of February, enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine with every seafood platter for two. Say you’ll be wine.
La Luna Romantic Picnic Spoil your partner with a romantic picnic in the beautiful coastal town of Wilderness. The Valentine’s Day package for you and your date includes a gorgeous, romantically styled picnic with candles and fresh flower décor, a platter box for two, non-alcoholic champagne and photography for R1,890. For a group of friends or a few couples, book the 5 to10 guest package starting from R2,700. And as a bonus, the first 5 bookings get 10% off.
Kontrei Padstal On Valentine’s Day, tuck into a croissant breakfast for two and a cappuccino, for R85. This farm stall has homemade bread, cakes and other treats, with a gift shop and outdoor play area.
The Bench Eatery & Bar On Sunday 13 February from 2pm to 5pm, enjoy a live Valentine’s performance by Janine Fourie. Surprise the one you care about with beautiful music, a romantic atmosphere and delicious food.
Redberry Farm Share the love with friends and family at your favourite strawberry farm. Enjoy the scrumptious waffle duo for R80, the 'You Melt my Heart' fresh strawberries with Bar One dip for R30 or two Strawberry Daiquiri cocktails for R100. Available until 28 February 2022.
Fairy Knowe Hotel Enjoy a night of love and dancing on the 12th of February at the Fairy Knowe Hotel’s Valentine’s Day dance, starting at 6:30pm. Entrance is R150 per couple and a platter for two can be ordered for an additional R150.
Garden Route Botanical Gardens Enjoy a movie under the stars on Friday, 18 February at 19:00. The classic love story, the Notebook, will be playing. For R600 per couple, receive an artisan chocolate, dinner basket for two, wine and a surprise dessert. Booking is essential.
Featured Image: Milkwood Village, Wilderness
Milkwood Village Have a good time with the ones you love under the Milkwood trees. Visit the village for a fun-filled Valentine's weekend starting on Friday night, 11 February. Dress up and get into the groove with live DJ, Lucideep from 6pm to 9pm. At the Sunday Funday market, enjoy Shomon’s sweet sounds and enter the ‘best dressed’ and ‘oldest couple’ competitions. Etienne Steyn will keep the good vibes going on Monday Date Night. Wear pink, red and white all weekend. Covid-19 protocols to be followed.
Bomkisi Looking for something unique to do this Valentine’s Day? Join the Bomkisi duo for a Couple’s Workshop where you’ll learn how to make a pot plant from scratch, moulded into an abstract face. Guests are welcome to bring their own snacks and refreshments along. Bomkisi is a mother and daughter team who design and manufacture high-end ceramic items which double as functional art.
New Wave Village / Café New Wave Village is hosting a sokkie! Enjoy an evening of fun and dancing on Monday 14 February from 6pm to 9pm. Everyone is welcome - both couples and singles. Take off your shoes and get swinging in the beautiful garden with gorgeous views. Lawn games will be circulating, and prizes will be awarded for the most creative socks. Entry is R60 per person. Refreshments and picnic packages are available for pre-order.
Meade Café George For an evening of romance and spoils, book a Valentine's Day dinner at one of George's prettiest cafés, for R395 per person. Treat yourself and your loved one to a date night like no other. Booking is essential.
Featured Image: Treedom Villa and Vardos, Wilderness
Treedom Villa and Vardos This magical getaway is ideal for couples, styled in luxury boho chic. Get a whopping 25% off your February booking, when booking with Treedom directly.
Eden View Boutique Hotel Nestled away in the mountains and surrounded by nature as far as the eye can see, Eden View offers guests superior accommodation in a tranquil and peaceful setting. For 14 February only, book any suite (Luxury, Superior, Honeymoon) for R1,500. A complimentary bottle of champagne or wine is gifted for your stay. Breakfast is excluded.
Featured Image: The Manor House at Fancourt, George
The Manor House at Fancourt Experience all the romance and luxury of Fancourt’s 5-star boutique country hotel. From an al fresco dinner on a private deck to spa treatments for two, this romantic retreat is filled with magic, moonlight, and memories. The two-night package includes daily breakfast, a spa voucher, private dinner, return airport transfers, luxury courtesy vehicle within 10km radius, tea, evening canapes, a complimentary meal from the in-room dining menu and concierge service. Offer available to South African residents only, from R4,075 per person sharing, until 31 October 2022.
Oubaai Hotel and Spa Love is in the air at Oubaai Hotel and Spa. Enjoy a romantic Valentine's getaway from R1,250 per person.