The cape waterfront is a great area if you’re looking to take your valentine out to dinner this year. There are an abundance of great restaurants that cater for both the big spenders and the individuals more tight with their wallet. In addition to the restaurants there are pubs and sometimes even live performances that take place in the mini amphitheatre. It’s a great way to get into the valentines spirit. Also on this valentine’s day they have an open air cinema for those Rom com lovers.
Looking for that romantic picnic with your significant other? look no further than Kirstenbosch gardens, the botanical gardens are found on the leeway side of Table mountain and form a lush eden-esque area rich with flora and fauna. Take your picnic basket with everything from your homemade sandwich, some champagne or strawberries and chocolate and enjoy a sunset in a floral paradise P.S, I’m sure you’ll get some brownie points with this one.
A sunset hike up lions head or Table mountain
Take a slow hike up Table mountain or Lions head this valentine’s day and get a spectacular view of the cape, some of the wine lands and a pairing with a great sunset. The hikes aren’t too bad, about 45 minutes for Lions head and a few hours for table mountain, at the end of the day the exercise will be worth it for those minutes with your lover and a perfect view.
Stellenbosch Wine Tasting
Looking for more of a vibe or active valentine’s day activity? Well treat your partner to a wine tasting through Stellenbosch with a multitude of different farms to visit you can quench your thirst whilst having that big glass of red with your date. Start late morning and head to as many farms as you can, try the lunch being offered or even the food or chocolate pairings that you might find to your liking, bring a fat wallet as this can get expensive.
A home cooked meal
All these activities have their merits, but nothing can come close to a good home cooked dinner by candle light. Giving off a good atmosphere and special personal touch, it’s a real treat for your partner, finish it off with a glass of wine, champagne or even watch a movie whilst being on the couch, make this valentine’s day one to remember.