Valentines Day is around the corner and we hope you’re feeling the love as much as the Mother City is, because she’s about to pull out all the Valentine’s Day stops! We’ve put together some of the best things to do in Cape Town this Valentine’s Day 2019 just for you. With some traditional classics and a few Cape Town romantic gems sprinkled in there, you’re bound to find something that’s sure to sweep your loved one of their feet.
A Boschendal Valentines extravaganza: Starlit picnic or 4-course delight?
Boschendal Wine Estate is pulling out all the stops this Valentine’s Day, and giving you the choice of 2 sensational Valentine’s experiences. Treat your special Valentine to a romantic starlit picnic in the Rose Garden while enjoying the sweet sounds of acclaimed Cape saxophonist, Don Vino Prins. The Boschendal Rhone Rose Garden creates the perfect Valentines backdrop for a romantic night spent with the one you love. Or indulge in a sensational 4-course dinner at The Werf Restaurant and savour the beautiful sound of Spanish guitarist Wesley Hlava. Two spectacular choices for a spectacular romantic night, you definitely can’t go wrong!
Cape Point Vineyards Valentines market day
Cape Point Vineyards in Noordhoek is home to the vibrant Cape Point Vineyards market that takes place every Thursday, and because Valentine’s Day happens to fall on a Thursday this year they’re making it extra special and filled with LOVE! Enjoy a relaxing romantic evening filled with beautiful sunset views, sensational wine, delicious food from a range of incredible food stalls and so much more. This is one Cape Town Valentine’s Day market experience that’s sure to be worth every second.
An open-air cinema sensation at The President Hotel
The President Hotel is putting their extravagant spin on the classic movie date night and taking it to the next level with an open-air outdoor screening of a fan-favourite romantic classic – Me Before you! Prepare yourselves for a romantic evening filled with breath-taking sea views, champagne and delicious treats as you soak it all in with your special someone. With a variety of options on offer ranging from standard tickets to VIP packages, there’s something for everyone.
Silent Valentine’s Day beach party on Clifton 3rd beach
Clifton 3rd Beach is getting on the Valentine’s Day action with a Valentines Silent Disco! Sometimes all you want to do is dance it out and have a good time with your favourite person by your side, and Clifton is giving you the opportunity to do just that! DJ SuperSuz and her wicked deep house remixes and the soul and funk classics of the Holy Funk and the ever-smooth DJ Lurve are ready to get you moving and grooving to the spectacular Clifton 3rd beach sunset backdrop. Get ready for some sweet tunes, sandy feet, sunset views and a spectacular night spent with your valentine, or stay over at one of our Clifton Accommodation choices.
La Motte Wine Estate Valentine’s Day feast for 2
There is nothing quite like enjoy a classic Valentine’s Day dinner date with your significant other, but chef Eric Bulpitt is about to make it all that much more special! Not only does this elegantly whimsical fine-dining restaurant provide the most magical dinner backdrop, but the romantic ambience of this historic wine estate is something truly special. Plus, the food is guaranteed to leave you speechless! Prepare yourselves for an exquisitely prepared meal, including parfait cones, oysters and champagne, beets and goat’s cheese, crayfish and rosé, duck and cherries, with chocolate, Turkish delights and bon bons to end the night.
Cook up a special feast with your special someone
From enjoying a dinner to creating your own dinner, Valentine’s Day in Cape Town has something for everyone! And Ginger and Lime Food Studios is giving you and your loved one the special opportunity to show-off your skills in the kitchen, and even if you’re not quite as skilled, it promises to be fun nonetheless! Time to cook up a storm this Cape Town Valentine’s Day AND enjoy your delicious creation too!
Delvera Wine Estate Valentine’s Day show: Mixtape journey through Meet Up, Break Up and Make Up
This is Valentine’s Day done a little differently, and the whole family is invited to join in on the fun! Enjoy a relaxing evening on the lawns of Delvera Wine Estate and soak in the stunning Cape Town sunset while enjoying good music, good food and having a really good time. Let the Mixtape take you on a journey through the meet-up, break-up and make-up musical sounds all while the kiddies enjoy a range of exciting entertainment offerings. And not to mention the views of the winelands, Table Mountain and Klapmustkop just puts the romantic cherry on top!
The Galileo open-air cinemas Valentine’s Day screening
Every year The Galileo aims to make the ultimate movie date-night extra special with their Valentine’s Day screening under the beautiful Cape Town night sky, and this year is certainly no different. This year they’re making sure to raise the Valentine’s Day bar with a one night only magical evening of live music, movie and romantic treats under a canopy of stars at the beautiful Nooitgedacht Wine Estate. This is one romantic evening under the starry Cape Town night sky that’s sure to sweep your special someone off their feet!
Picnic or set-menu at The Radisson Blu Hotel
It’s time to show your romantic side with the incredible choice of picnic or dinner at the renowned Radisson Blu. Boasting one of the very best views in Cape Town, Radisson Blu invites you and your special someone to a romantic picnic on the lawn accompanied by the most sensational food selection you can imagine. But if you’re in the mood for something a little more formal, their spectacular 5-course sit-down dinner promises to knock your socks off! They even have a vegetarian menu available on request!
The ultimate love-hate collision at Radisson Red
For those without a significant other Valentine’s Day is not always their favourite day out of the year, but Radisson red is about to change that! Because they’re throwing the ultimate anti-Valentine’s celebration that you absolutely must attend. Jam-packed with cocktails, tapas, anti-love-song karaoke and so much more, Radisson Red promises to have you feeling the love in a whole new way. And who knows, maybe your soul-mate will be in attendance too, anything is possible, especially on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town!
Whether you decide to spoil your Valentine with a delicious Cape Town dinner, romantic picnic or out-of-the-box experience this Valentine’s Day, Cape Town promises to provide the perfect backdrop and extra special touch you need for a romantic day or night out. We hope 2019 gives you a Valentine’s Day filled with love, love and more LOVE, as you spend it with the one you love and cherish by your side! Happy Valentine’s Day Cape Town!
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Now it’s over to you. How do you plan to spend your Cape Town Valentine’s Day this year? Leave your ideas in the comments below!