Share some magical moments with the one that matters

This year Valentine’s Day is on a Sunday and we recommend you treat your boo to a whole weekend of loving. Whether you are starry-eyed lovers, long time sweethearts or celebrating a silver anniversary – Cape Town is the perfect backdrop to your romantic weekend getaway. Share some magical moments with the one that matters most like snuggling up to watch a classic movie under the stars, horseback riding on the breathtaking Noordhoek beach or simply sharing a candlelit dinner.

 

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Romantic Getaway Weekend HIGHLIGHTS

Whether you’re in Cape Town for an ordinary weekday or an extraordinary weekend, here’s a selection of our top experiences to suit all tastes and budgets. You can book directly, or get in touch with us to make it even easier.


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The Galileo Open Air Theatre

FRI 12 FEB
Century City or Nederberg

Cosy up to your loved one with the ultimate romantic cinema experience. The Galileo Open Air Cinema seeks out spectacular settings to host a memorable movie experience under the stars. Kick off your Valentine’s weekend on Friday, 12 February with a screening at Central Park in the heart of bustling Century City or drive out to the majestic Paarl winelands for an afternoon of wine tasting before settling in to watch an endearing, all-time classic al fresco style. Doors open at 18:00, but arrive early to reserve your seat under the stars and enjoy a magical market experience of delicious artisanal food and beverages. A VIP ticket of just R149 per person gets you reserved premium seating, popcorn, a Savanna and Frey Chocolates.

Picnic at Cape Point Vineyards

ALL YEAR ROUND
Cape Peninsula

Why not take a leisurely morning drive along the scenic Atlantic coast line via Chapman’s Peak to Cape Point Nature Reserve with your boo? Once you’ve visited the most south-westerly point of the continent, head over to Cape Point Vineyard for lunch. The spectacular wine estate is the only one of its kind, situated in the Cape Peninsula with the unique terroir and climate resulting in premium wines, particularly award-winning Sauvignon Blanc. Order a sumptuous picnic basket from the deli (must be booked 24 hours in advance) and drink in the beautiful surroundings or just gaze into your lover’s eyes. A picnic basket for two costs R395. Vegetarian, snack and kiddies baskets are also available.

City Sightseeing

ALL YEAR ROUND
Various

City Sightseeing’s hop-on hop-off bus tour is undoubtedly one of the most fun ways to go sightseeing in the Mother City. Choose between the Red, Blue Yellow or Purple routes, which take you through the inner city, out to the Peninsula or down town Cape Town or the Constantia wine route respectively. Grab your sweetheart’s hand and find a seat on the top open deck to watch the beautiful scenery fly past as you crisscross the city’s historic, cultural and natural sights. Sit back as the audio guide tells you more about new and familiar places. Then, hop off at one of the many stops to explore at your leisure before hopping back on to go the next spot. This is sure to be a memorable day trip for two. A one-day ticket costs R180 per person.

Sleepy Hollow Horse Riding

ALL YEAR ROUND
Noordhoek

There is something singularly dreamy about the idea of galloping off into the sunset on horseback, with the wind in your hair, and your loved one by your side. It is the stuff of fairy tales! Now you can live the fantasy on the breathtakingly beautiful Noordhoek beach, which stretches all the way from the base of Chapman’s Peak to Kommetjie. Sleepy Hollow Horse Riding will provide you with horse and gear as well as experienced guides. End your outing at the Noordhoek Farm Village where you can have a romantic dinner at one of the lovely restaurants or delicatessens. Age limit: 12 years to 65 years of age.

Dinner at Vergelegen Wine Estate

ALL YEAR ROUND
Somerset West

Nothing says romance better than an intimate candle-lit dinner for two. Camphors at the historic Vergelegen Wine Estate is a hidden gem. The fine dining restaurant, named for the famous camphor trees planted by Simon van der Stel, is just the elegant setting for your special night. Treat your special someone to a five-course tasting with wine pairing for R795 per person.

Dining at Grand Beach Café

ALL YEAR ROUND
Granger Bay

End off the ultimate romantic weekend with a cocktail in hand and your toes in the sand at the Grand Café and Beach. Set within a restored warehouse and positioned on a private beach in Granger Bay, Grand Café & Beach is part of Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront and looks out over Table Bay with the Green Point Stadium, Signal Hill and Table Mountain forming a dramatic backdrop. The Café has a relaxed, yet chic atmosphere and offers up a delectable menu of classic, fresh food. Reserve a spot on the wooden deck for dreamy al fresco dining.

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