Monday, 9 February 2015

5 things to do for Valentine’s Day in Cape Town

Celebrate the day of love and seduce your sweetheart in the Mother City this year. So love is in the air and truth be told, it’s one of those days you either love or hate. If you find yourself without a clue of how to impress and woo your sweetheart, don’t panic, because here is a list of the most romantic places to go and things to do to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Cape Town 2015.


If you’re on the hunt for something romantic, something laidback or even a weekend away, Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch has something to suit anyone’s budget. You and your partner can have a decadent Valentine’s Day picnic for two on the venues beautiful lawns, a gourmet dinner for two at the Eight Restaurant or even the V-day overnight and movie special.
COST: R450p/p – R2175 per room (Booking is essential!)


This month is when romance films are all the rage, and there is no better cinematic experience than the Galileo Open-air Cinema. Whether you choose to spend your evening on the croquet lawn at the V&A Waterfront or in the Winelands at the GrootConstantia Wine Estate, you will definitely see love in the air!
COST: R70p/p - R110p/p (Tickets available via TheGalileo.co.za)


Pamper your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a relaxing spa treatment from South Africa’s first all-natural house of beauty. WOW! (Ways Of Wellness) organic spa in Gardens is offering a special couples package that will spoil two lovebirds with a variety of spa treatments. The package will include a 30 minute neck and back massage, a 30 minute flash clean facial for only R880 per pair!
COST: Booking is essential (CapeTownMagazine.com must be mentioned to qualify)


Experience this special day dining out with your loved one at the urban chic eatery, Signal Terrace. The restaurant is focusing on making it the most romantic night out possible, by offering a five-course meal extravaganza. The menu is filled with delicious cuisine, like almond and fig tart and fresh Knysna oysters; you will also receive a drink on arrival, along with decadent strawberries covered in chocolate. Another feature of the night is that one lucky couple can win a night in the luxurious suites at the Hilton Hotel, so be sure to pack your bags!
COST: R395p/p (Booking is essential)


One of the most important things in a relationship is the ability to laugh at yourself as a couple, so why not spend Valentine’s Day at the stand-up show at Jou Ma Se Comedy Club at the Pumphouse in the V&A Waterfront. The relationship guru, Stuart Taylor is on the line-up as well as Andrew Magic Man, Phil de Lange and Westley Cockrell. What’s more, the comedy joint also offers love birds a range of yummy treats as well as a two-course V-day special meal to tuck into.
COST: R120p/p (Two course dinner costs an additional R180p/p)

Valentine’s Day is just 5 days away and you need to be finalizing your plans to romance your sweetheart. The Mother City is big on love this year, so make sure to impress your partner this Valentine’s Day.

For a reliable shuttle service to and from Cape Town International Airport, contact Airport Shuttle in Cape Town. If you're visiting Cape Town for the Valentine's Day weekend, make sure to book into the luxurious, affordable, self-catering, 808 Cartwright Corner.


Written By: Christine Romans

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