How are you celebrating this Valentine’s Day with bae? Make 2017 a memorable one with these super special ways to honour the person in your life who makes it all worthwhile. Dine under the ocean, take to the skies, watch a film under the stars with sparkling wine or simply take a stroll with your loved one and watch the summer sunset.
Dine under the sea…
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Do something truly spectacular this year when you book a table for two at the Two Oceans Aquarium. You and your loved one will enjoy a fabulous 4-course meal surrounded by mesmerising sea creatures, accompanied by professional dance demonstrations of the Viennese Waltz and Salsa and personal dance lessons on offer for each of the diners. Price per couple depends on where you choose to be seated, it’s R1300 per couple to be seated at the Atlantic Ocean Gallery, R1600 per couple for dinner and dancing if seated at the I&J Ocean Exhibit, R1900 per couple to be seated under the I&J Ocean Exhibit Tunnel and R3500 per couple to dine in the Tranquility Dining Room.
To book call: +27 (0)21 814 4547
Picnic with a view at the Radisson Blu
This Valentine’s Day picnic on the rolling green lawns of the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, overlooking the shimmering Atlantic. The baskets are carefully prepared by Chef Norman Heath and include freshly baked baguette, marinated olives, summer berry salad, Asian basted chicken skewers, a selection of local cheese and biscuits, peanut butter brownies and a bottle of wine. Take in that unforgettable Granger Bay sunset on a complimentary picnic blanket with your loved one.
The Valentine’s picnic at Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront starts at 6:30pm on Tuesday, 14 February 2017.
The cost is R695 per couple.
Call: +27 (0)21 441 3000 to book.
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Picnic and a romantic movie at Spier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch Winelands
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a cosy picnic and film on the lush Werf lawns at Spier with a complimentary blanket and cushions. Order a gourmet picnic basket filled with deli delicacies and a bottle of Spier’s Secret Sparkling for R550 (serves two). The feature film is the crowd-pleasing, feel-good The Best of Me.
Where: Werf lawns
When: Gates open at 18:00 and movie starts at 20:00
Price: Movie ticket – R100/adult and R70/child.
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Spoil your loved one with a romantic five-course dinner at Catharina’s Restaurant, Constantia
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Spoil your loved one with a five-course meal by Chef Archie Maclean in a charming setting at luxurious Catharina’s Restaurant. Enjoy oysters and bubbly on arrival followed by foie gras, Norwegian salmon, beef fillet and two dessert courses focused on Strawberry and Chocolate. This will be followed with coffee and petit fours.
The price per head is R1250 with wine pairing and R1000 without wine pairing. To book email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 021 713 7178.
Make Valentine’s Day unforgettable with NAC Helicopters, V & A
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Nothing can beat a spin in a chopper, soaring above the dreamy Cape Peninsula followed by a romantic meal at one of NAC Helicopter’s affiliated restaurants. Packages start at R1415p/p. This is one Valentine’s Day your loved one will never forget.
Call: +27(0)21 425 3868
We’ll have what she’s having at the Galileo Open Air Cinema Screening of When Harry met Sally
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Don’t miss out on the ultimate romantic movie screening at the Galileo Open Air Cinema. Nora Ephron’s beloved screenplay is perfect for a “Galantine’s Day” outing celebrating friendship. Find your seat beneath the stars, make sure you’ve got your popcorn and astro combo ready and prepare to laugh and cry along with Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal in the original romantic comedy. The screening will take place at Nooitgedacht Estate, Van Riebeeckshof, Stellenbosch at 17:00 on the 14 February. Book your ticket here (R190 each).
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Valentine’s Day needn’t be expensive, the day is special as long as you’re spending quality time with your loved one. Fun budget options include renting bikes and cruising along the Sea Point promenade followed by an ice cream at the Creamery near the lighthouse at Mouille Point.
Why not take a romantic walk in the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens or go for tea and cake with a view at the Rhodes Memorial Restaurant and Tea Garden?
Whatever your chosen celebration Travelstart is here to help make your Valentine’s Day with bae as magical as possible.