Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town
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Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town 2024: Events and Dining Experiences

The month of love is officially upon us! Filled with beauty, adventure, and romance around every corner, there is no better place to celebrate Valentine’s Day than right here in Cape Town.

Whether you’re looking to spoil your loved one with something special, plan the most incredible first date, take your partner on an adventure experience, or just take advantage of some sweet Valentine’s specials, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Here are some of the top things to do on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town!

Things to do on Valentine’s Day in Cape Town

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#Valentine’s Day Dinner @ The Two Ocean’s Aquarium

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Two Oceans Aquarium
  • When: 13 February 2024 & 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Two Oceans Aquarium
  • Where: Two Ocean’s Aquarium | Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Time: Arrive from 6:30pm for 7pm
  • Cost: From R1250 p/couple | *Members get 25% discount
  • Booking: Click here to make a booking online | *Tables are limited
  • **Click here for more information + see the menu for the romantic evening

Two Ocean’s Aquarium are giving in-love (or in-like) couples a special opportunity to spend the most romantic day of the year – Valentine’s Day – at the most romantic place in Cape Town – the Two Oceans Aquarium itself.

This is a unique opportunity to visit the fish after dark, and an opportunity to impress your date in a very exclusive way – intimate dinners-for-two in front of your favourite Aquarium exhibits.

#Sushi & Bubbles @ The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa
  • Where: The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa | Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town
  • Time: 5pm – 8pm
  • Bookings / Enquiries: Contact [email protected] or call 021 437 9000

With live music to entertain, a 24-piece sharing sushi platter and bottomless Bubbly on the menu, this dinner date at the scenic Apostles Braai restaurant promises to be a delightful Valentine’s Day treat!

#GALILEO OPEN AIR CINEMA SPECIAL VALENTINE’S DAY SHOW | THE PROPOSAL

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema
  • Movie: The Proposal
  • Date: Wednesday, 14th February 2024
  • Venue: Nooitgedacht Wine Estate
  • Doors open: 5pm
  • Movie starts: 8pm
  • Cost: R295 p/p
  • Includes: Date Night sorted with The Galileo – Valentine’s Day Show. Included in your ticket is: *Movie entry; *A backrest; *Blanket; *Live entertainment / music with Ezra; *Romantic themed décor. On arrival, you will receive a complimentary welcome drink & a chocolate.
  • Address: Nooitgedacht Estate, R304, Koelenhoef, Stellenbosch (between Stellenbosch and the N1)
  • Tickets: Click here to buy your ticket / tickets now | Included in your ticket is a backrest, blanket, live entertainment, romantic décor, and movie. On arrival, you will receive a complimentary drink and a sweet treat.

** Romantic Date Night Sorted **

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema

𝗟𝗶𝗺𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝘁𝘀 𝗹𝗲𝗳𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙂𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙡𝙚𝙤 𝙎𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝙑𝙖𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙚𝙨 𝘿𝙖𝙮 𝙎𝙝𝙤𝙬 at Nooitgedacht Wine Estate on 14 February!

**On Valentine’s Day you’ll get a package of delightful treats at R295 per person that will make your Valentine’s Day even more special. Besides a movie under a starlit sky, this romantic evening includes live entertainment by saxophone sensation Kirya Kuti, to set the mood. On arrival, you will get a welcome glass of Cap Classique bubbly thanks to Villiera Wines, or a refreshing Sir Fruit juice. As if that wasn’t enough to make you swoon, your ticket includes a chocolate. Plus, we’re keeping the romance alive with a classic Valentine’s Day must-have: a red rose from the talented florists at Bunches for Africa.

Visitors can also make a turn at the essence activation, where they’re able to spin the wheel for prizes in the form of beauty items or 10% discount codes for the essence make-up and beauty online store.**

**More info on this amazing Valentine’s Day date night can be found here!

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema

** Food & Refreshments **

Bring your own picnic or arrive hungry and enjoy a pre-movie picnic from our mini-market; mouth-watering pizza, juicy burgers, tasty wraps, delicious popcorn and other yummy snacks. Try our bar and barista services, where you can sip back and relax. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and Halaal options are available to cater to everyone’s dietary preferences. Read more about our food offering here.

**Important Reminder: No alcohol may be bought into the venue. However, the Estate will have a full bar available for your convenience. Please note that bags will be checked at the entrance.

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema

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#The Galileo Open Air Cinema: Notting Hill

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema
  • When: Saturday, 10 February 2024
  • Movie screening: Notting Hill
  • Cinema type: Galileo Picnic
  • Venue: Rhebokskloof Wine Estate
  • Time: Doors open at 5pm | Movie starts at 8:15pm
  • Cost: From R140
  • Tickets: Click here to buy your ticket / tickets now

Picture this: a charming 1999 rom-com at the picturesque Rhebokskloof Estate in Paarl. 𝗡𝗼𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗛𝗶𝗹𝗹 is the name, and it’s a heartwarming story about a regular guy who crosses paths with a famous American actress who stumbles into his shop in the lovely Notting Hill neighbourhood of London.

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: The Galileo Open Air Cinema

Pack in a picnic or simply arrive and order from our mini market. Join us for lawn games before the sun sets and the stars come out on-screen and above. *𝙣𝙤 𝙖𝙡𝙘𝙤𝙝𝙤𝙡 may be brought into the Estate, a full bar will be available.

Arrive early to enjoy a picnic and soak up the scenery before the movie starts. Doors open at 5pm, movie starts at 8pm.

Don’t miss out on this memorable outdoor movie experience!

**Click here for more info on this amazing pre-Valentine’s Day screening!

** Food & Refreshments **

Bring your own picnic or arrive hungry and enjoy a pre-movie picnic from our mini-market; mouth-watering pizza, juicy burgers, tasty wraps, delicious popcorn and other yummy snacks. Try our bar and barista services, where you can sip back and relax. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and Halaal options are available to cater to everyone’s dietary preferences. Read more about our food offering here.

**Important Reminder: No alcohol may be bought into the venue. However, the Estate will have a full bar available for your convenience. Please note that bags will be checked at the entrance.

#Valentine’s Date Night at The 41

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: The 41
  • When: 14 February 2024
  • Where: The 41 Restaurant | The 41 Restaurant, 41 Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town
  • Cost: R350 per couple | Your ticket for 2 includes a variety of incredible treats & surprises
  • Contact details / Booking details: Reservation Process: Send us an email to [email protected] | 021 437 0558
  • Website: www.the41.co.za
  • **Click here for more information on this not-to-be-missed Valentine’s Day Date Night.

** Love is in the Air: A Magical Valentine’s Evening **

Join us for an enchanting celebration of love that will sweep you off your feet! Embrace the romance and create timeless memories at our upcoming Valentine’s Evening event.

Secure your spot for this magical evening by purchasing your tickets in advance, R350 per couple. In addition to enjoying a romantic & unforgettable Valentine’s Evening in Cape Town, your ticket for 2 also includes:

  • Begin your evening with a touch of French sophistication as you and your loved one are welcomed with a delightful French cocktail. Sip, savor, and set the tone for a night of love and enchantment.
  • Sweeten your connection with a decadent dessert created for two. Our chefs from Ohlala Bakery have prepared a divine masterpiece that captures the essence of romance, providing the perfect ending to your exquisite dinner.
  • Seal your evening with a delightful touch! Receive a cute macaron box filled with these delectable treats, perfect for sharing in the moment or taking a piece of the magic home with you.
  • Immerse yourselves in the soulful melodies of Laz B, our talented musician, who will serenade you with love songs that speak to the heart. Let the music create an intimate atmosphere, making your evening truly unforgettable.

**Limited availability ensures an intimate and unforgettable experience.

Don’t miss out on this chance to celebrate love in style. Whether you’re a couple looking to rekindle the flame or friends celebrating the beauty of friendship, our Valentine’s Evening promises to be a night filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable moments.

**Book your tickets now and make this Valentine’s Day one to remember! Click here to make a reservation via The 41 website.

In addition to our enchanting Valentine’s Evening offerings, we invite you to explore the exquisite flavors of our classic A La Carte menu. Indulge your palate in a culinary journey crafted with love and passion by our talented chefs.

**Enhance the celebration with our special drink offer – enjoy a selection of 3 cocktails for just R65!

Embrace the magic of the evening for just R350 per couple, which includes a French welcome cocktail, a romantic dessert to share, live love songs by Laz B, and a cute macaron box to share or take away.

** Important booking information: **

  • Reservation Process: Send us an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Valentine’s Evening Booking.”
  • Include: Your name, contact number, the number of tickets, and any special requests.
  • Payment Details: We will provide you with payment instructions in our confirmation email.
  • Tickets only valid if two main courses are purchased from the A la Carte menu.

** Additional charges on the night: **

  • Any additional food and drinks will be charged on the night.
  • A 10% gratuity service will be added to your final bill for your convenience.

This is one special Valentine’s Day event you definitely don’t want to miss! What are you waiting for? Book your table today!

#Sizzling Valentine’s Day | Salsa Night @ Cabo Beach Club

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Cabo Beach Club
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Cabo Beach Club
  • Where: Cabo Beach Club | 12 South Arm Road, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Tickets: Click here to get your tickets

Get ready for a night of passion, music, and romance against the stunning backdrop of Cabo Beach. Let the smooth beats transport you to a tropical paradise while you sway in sync with your partner.

Whether you’re a seasoned salsa pro or just want to have a fun-filled evening, our expert instructors will be there to guide you every step of the way. This Valentine’s Day, let the dance bring you closer than ever before!

Toast to love, friendship, and the joy of dancing!

#Valentine’s Day Dinner | COPA Restaurant

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Pepperclub Hotel
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Pepperclub Hotel
  • Where: COPA Restaurant | 167 Loop Street, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Cost: R 1 350.00 per couple sharing | R 675.00 per person
  • Bookings: [email protected] | 021 812 8888 | *Bookings are essential!

We understand the importance of love and the desire to create beautiful memories. Let us be a part of your love story, as we treat you and your significant other to a cuisine experience that will leave an indelible mark on your hearts.

Join us this Valentine’s Day for Dinner at our a la carte COPA Restaurant & send your loved one’s heart aflutter through the course of the night with our delectable 3-course dinner, prepared by our head Chef, accompanied by live music & end the night off with a decadent dessert leaving you both feeling serene!

  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Irresistible 3-course menu
  • Live music to set the scene

#The Sanctuary Restaurant’s Romantic Valentine’s Dinner

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: The Sanctuary Restaurant
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: The Sanctuary Restaurant
  • Where: The Sanctuary Restaurant | The Sanctuary at Kloof Street Hotel, Cape Town
  • Time: 7pm
  • Cost: R495 p/p
  • Booking / Tickets: Click here to book your tickets
  • **Click here for more information

Indulge in a night of love, laughter, and delicious delights at The Sanctuary’s enchanting Valentine’s Day Dinner. Sip on the romance with a sparkling rosé welcome drink as you step into a world of candlelit charm. Our carefully curated three-course set menu promises a symphony of flavours that will tantalise your taste buds and ignite the flames of passion. 

Book your tickets now and make this Valentine’s Day unforgettable!

#Valentine’s Day Dinner at Oasis | Mount Nelson Hotel

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel
  • Where: Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel | 76 Orange Street, Gardens, Cape Town
  • Time: 7pm – 9:30pm
  • Price: R1650 p/p
  • Contact details: 021 483 1000 | [email protected]
  • Booking: Click here to book online NOW!

Join us for an enchanting evening under the stars at Oasis, a celebration of love, and great food. Indulge in a lavish 5-course dinner, complete with an arrival drink to kick off the festivities, and a departure gift as our token of appreciation.

The venue will be transformed into a romantic oasis with Valentine’s-inspired decor, creating the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable night.

Secure your spot at the Oasis Dinner. Limited seats available, so reserve your table now for an evening of indulgence! 

#2024 Valentine’s Date Special

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Havana Nights
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Where: Havana Nights
  • Time: 6pm
  • Cost: Table of 4 for only R 1000 & a complimentary bottle of wine | R250 p/p (no wine)
  • Booking: Click here to book online | *WhatsApp 079 113 4378 for more info | Booking early is essential!
  • **Click here for more information
  • **Dress to impress!

It’s The Red Month of Love Special – Make it EXTRA special & book a date night with Havana Nights this Valentine’s Day in Cape Town.

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TAPAS | STARTER CHOICES:

  • Calamari Steak Strips
  • Chicken Strips
  • Jalapeño Cheese Rissoles
  • Chicken Wings
  • Cocktail Meat Balls
  • Crumbed Fish Sticks

MAIN MEAL CHOICES:

  • Rump Steak 300g
  • Pork Loin Ribs 300g
  • Calamari Steak Strips 250g
  • Chicken Schnitzel 250g
  • *topped with mushroom or pepper sauce
  • **served with rustic chips

#Valentine’s Day Live Music with John Niel

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Reloadct
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Reloadct and Shaun Stone
  • Where: Reload Café | Shop 10 Flamingo Square Centre, Corner of Blaauwberg Road & Study Street, Table View, Cape Town
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Cost: R50 p/p
  • Tickets: Click here to get your tickets

Are you looking for a romantic evening with your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Reload in Flamingo Square Centre, Table View!

Join us for a special Valentine’s dinner and live entertainment brought to you by Cape Town’s finest musician, John Niel. Come and enjoy our relaxed and stylish atmosphere, perfect for a romantic night out at R50 per person for the incredible live entertainment.

This is the perfect way to celebrate your love. Enjoy a delicious meal whilst listening to the soulful tunes of John Niel live. Our menu offers a great selection of meals, cocktails, wine and more. Make this a night to remember!

  • Seats are limited | Early booking is recommended!
  • R50 confirms your spot for the live entertainment.

#Valentine’s Day Dinner @ Al’s Place Restaurant

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Al’s Place Restaurant
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Al’s Place Restaurant
  • Where: Al’s Place Restaurant | 71 Second Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont, Cape Town
  • Time: 6pm
  • Cost: Menu price for 3 courses: R 325 p/p
  • Bookings: 021 686 8254 | [email protected]
  • **Click here to view the menu

Treat your loved one to a special meal at Al’s Place on Valentine’s Day Wednesday 14 February. Alan is offering a special 3 course set menu on the night.

Our full a la carte menu is also available on the night. Restaurant opens at 6pm.

Book soon, it is filling up fast!

#Valentine’s Day Dinner @ Tables at Nitida Restaurant

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Tables at Nitida
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Tables at Nitida
  • Where: Tables at Nitida Restaurant | Tygerbergvalley Road, Eikenbosch, Durbanville, Cape Town
  • Time: 6:30pm – 9:pm | **Please note we are serving from 6:30pm – 8:30pm our valentines offer, kitchen & venue closes at 9pm
  • Cost: Valentines Dinner Menu @ R585 p/p
  • Bookings / Reservations: Contact: 021 975 9357 | [email protected] to make a reservation | 25% deposit required in advance in order to secure your reservation | Reservations are essential!

Join us for Valentine’s Dinner @ Tables at Nitida Restaurant – Wednesday 14 February 2024.

**NOTE: Vegetarian / Vegan Friendly Option Available upon Special Request – to confirm 1 week prior.

Welcome drink upon arrival

  • Love Potion No. 9 Cocktail

Amuse Bouche

  • Mini Savoury Cheesecake Bite with a potato chip crust topped with a homemade tomato jam

Starter

  • Smoked trout rillettes topped with caviar and a fennel & granny smith apple salad with crusty bread

Palate Cleanser

  • Watermelon sorbet

Mains

  • Grilled beef fillet topped with a roasted garlic and bone marrow compound butter, parsnip puree, fondant potato and roasted baby carrots

Or

  • Grilled blackened line fish, topped with a tropical salsa and toasted flaked almonds, coconut jasmine rice and seasonal vegetables

Dessert

  • Molten tropical white chocolate fondant served with a homemade vanilla parfait and passion fruit coulis

#Valentine’s Picnic, Wine & Live Music at Weltevreden

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Weltevreden1692
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Where: Weltevreden | Weltevreden1692 Stellenbosch, Welgevonden Blvd, Cloetesville, Stellenbosch
  • Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Cost:  From R600
  • Tickets: Click here to get your tickets ASAP!

Love is in the air, and we’ve planned an enchanting Valentine’s evening just for you and your special someone. Experience the perfect blend of nature, music, exquisite wines, and a delectable picnic as the sun sets over our stunning estate.

** Here’s what you can look forward to: **

**Sunset Picnic: Bring your own picnic blanket and pillows. Choose your spot in our picturesque gardens and enjoy a delectable picnic basket filled with mouthwatering delights. Your picnic pack includes a charcuterie board with a selection of cheese, a fresh French loaf, and a choice of Bertha wine. Savor each bite as you soak in the serene ambiance.

**Live Music: Let the melodies of live music serenade you and your loved one. Dance under the starlit sky or relax and enjoy the tunes that set the mood for a memorable evening.

**Bertha Wine Pairing: Choose from our selection of Bertha wines, including Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot Rosé, or Shiraz, to complement your picnic experience.

**Romantic Atmosphere: Our estate’s natural beauty provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic evening. The rustling leaves in the gentle breeze will make your night truly magical.

~ Reserve your spot now to ensure an unforgettable Valentine’s celebration with your beloved. Limited picnic spots are available, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to create cherished memories together. Click here to get your tickets ASAP! ~

#Valentine’s Day Dinner @ FABER

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: FABER
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Where: FABER | Avondale Wines, Drakenstein Road, Paarl
  • Time: 6pm
  • Bookings: For bookings please call 021 202 1219 or email [email protected] | Bookings are essential!

Indulge your special someone this Valentine’s Day with a romantic dinner at FABER restaurant on Wednesday, 14 February.

Chef Dale and his skilled team have crafted an extraordinary culinary experience, inviting guests to savour every moment of this exquisite dining affair. The Tasting menu, expertly paired with our Avondale wines, guarantees a Winelands Valentine’s Day that will be cherished. ⁠

** VALENTINE’S DAY OFFERING **

  • 6 course FABER menu: R 1150
  • 6 course FABER menu with Avondale Wine pairing: R 1650

#Celebrate Valentine’s Day with The Manor @ Nederburg Wines

  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Nederburg Wines
  • Where: Nederburg Wines | Nederburg Wines, Sonstraal Road, Dal Josafat, Paarl
  • Contact details: [email protected] | +27 (0) 21 862 3104 / +27 (0) 21 827 5155
  • Tickets / Booking: Click here to make an online booking now!
  • **Click here to find out more.

~ The Manor restaurant at Nederburg is pulling out all the stops for a romantic feast this Valentine’s Day, with pristine seasonal ingredients that celebrate the harvest currently underway. Think authentic South African fare with a luxurious, modern infusion of flavours. ~

** VALENTINE’S DAY PICNIC LUNCH / DINNER AT THE MANOR AT NEDERBURG WINES **

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Nederburg Wines

The Manor’s picnic menu will be available for both lunch and dinner, to enjoy in the comfort of our leafy garden while soaking up the energising sights and sounds of summer in the winelands. The Valentine’s Picnic includes a spread of local delicacies like cheeses, charcuterie, and seasonal fruit, as well as preserves and freshly baked bread.

The generous basket also features a selection of bite-sized proteins, a crisp salad and decadent dessert. The fresh flavours are beautifully complemented by your choice of our Nederburg sparkling wines. Other drink options are also available to order at an additional cost.

** VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER SOIREE AT THE MANOR AT NEDERBURG WINES **

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Nederburg Wines

The Dinner Soirée will feature a four-course menu marked by fresh seasonality and opulence. Relish a succulent West Coast oyster on arrival with a glass of Nederburg MCC, followed by a starter of steak tartare or panko-crumbed burrata.

The main course also features a choice between meat or vegetarian options – grilled ostrich fillet or forest mushroom ragu with sumptuous side dishes. The dessert pairing of rich chocolate torte and mousse with Van Rhyn’s 12-year Potstill Brandy, will end the meal on a lingering note.  Diners can also opt for expert wine pairings with all the dishes on the menu. Live instrumental music will provide a romantic soundtrack for the evening.

** Valentine’s Day Dinner Soirée Offering **

  • Dinner & Wine – R750 p/p
  • Dinner only – R650 p/p
  • For the full menu click here!

** Book now to ensure your spot at The Manor’s Valentine’s Day Picnic or Dinner Soirée, availability for this popular event is limited. We look forward to sharing the romantic ambience of our historic wine estate with you and your loved one, complemented by the sensational flavours of our special Valentine’s Day Menus. **

#Valentine’s Day 1 Hour Cruise

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Playa Cruises
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Playa Cruises
  • Where: Playa Cruises | Gordon’s Bay Harbour, Gordon’s Bay
  • Time: 9am – 7:30pm
  • Cost: R900 per couple | Includes the magic of the sea, complete with Champagne, a beautiful Rose, and delectable light snacks
  • Contact details / Booking details: 067 268 4959 | [email protected] | www.playacruises.co.za
  • **Limited spots available, so book your intimate escape now!

~ Set sail with love this Valentine’s Day on Playa Cruises’ enchanting 1 Hour Cruise! ~

Surprise your special someone with a romantic voyage along the stunning coastline. For only R900 per couple, indulge in the magic of the sea, complete with Champagne, a beautiful Rose, and delectable light snacks.

Let the gentle waves serenade your love story as you create unforgettable memories together. Limited spots available, so book your intimate escape now!

#Valentine’s Picnic @ De Meye

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Harvest House Cafe
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Harvest House Cafe
  • Where: De Meye | De Meye Estate, Muldersvlei Road c/o Old Paarl Road, Stellenbosch
  • Time: 12pm – 7pm
  • Cost: R480 including a bottle of De Meye Wine | Or R550 including a bottle of MCC
  • Booking details: WhatsApp: 064 537 9855 | Email: [email protected]

** ROMANTIC VALENTINE’S DAY PICNIC FOR TWO AT DE MEYE **

#Valentine’s Date Night @ Clay Café Paarl

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Clay Café Paarl
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Clay Café Paarl
  • Where: Clay Café Paarl | Groot Parys Estate, Jan van Riebeeck Drive, Paarl
  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Cost: R550 per couple
  • Tickets / Booking: Click here to book online | Contact: [email protected] | 064 656 6165 | **Limited seats available | Booking essential!

Love is in the air at Clay Café Paarl! Join us for an exclusive Valentine’s evening event for only R550 per couple. Enjoy a delightful dinner, a bottle of wine, and a ceramic painting adventure. **Limited seats available, so book your date night now!

#Valentine’s Day at Waterford Estate

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Waterford Estate
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Waterford Estate
  • Where: Waterford Estate | Upper Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch
  • Time: 6pm
  • Cost: R2250 per couple
  • Contact details: 021 880 5300 | [email protected] | www.waterfordestate.co.za
  • Limited Seating: Only 40 spots available
  • Booking: Click here to book online

~ Valentine’s dinner at Waterford Estate ~

Join us for a Date Night under the stars for a candlelight dinner, we are featuring an expertly crafted four-course gourmet meal from @SALT that has been perfectly paired with our wines that will take you and your special someone on a taste journey.

Book your tickets today and make this Date Night one to remember!

#Two-Night Valentine’s Retreat at Benguela Cove

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Benguela Cove
  • Time: February 14 at 6pm – February 16 at 9pm
  • Booking: CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR STAY NOW!
  • **Click here for more information

Embark on a magical two-night getaway amidst the enchanting backdrop of Benguela Cove, home to the 53rd finest vineyard in the world.

** DAY 1: TASTE OF LOVE **

Your romantic journey begins with a villa adorned with rose petals. Enjoy the same exquisite Valentine’s Dinner as detailed above.

** DAY 2: THE ART OF ROMANCE **

Awaken to a stunning sunrise and a leisurely breakfast basket. Experience our Chocolate and Wine Pairing and explore the vineyards. End the day with a bottle of award-winning Joie De Vivre in your self-catering villa.

** DAY 3: A FAREWELL TO REMEMBER **

Conclude your stay with a farewell breakfast, leaving you with cherished memories.

~ CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR STAY NOW ~

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** Make Your Valentine’s Day Unforgettable at Benguela Cove **

At Benguela Cove, we promise an epitome of romance and luxury. Whether it’s a dinner or a two-night retreat, celebrate love in one of the world’s most exquisite vineyards.

** Things to Do on Valentine’s Day at Benguela Cove **

There are so many fun things to do on Valentine’s Day at Benguela Cove. Conveniently located between Cape Town and Hermanus on the R43, this is a must-visit destination. Wine lovers and foodies alike enjoy delicious food and award-winning wines.

And for the kids, we are the “most child friendly wine estate in the Western Cape”. 

~ If you’re looking for the best Valentine’s Day ideas between Cape Town and Hermanus, join us at Benguela Cove Wine Estate – gourmet dining and waterfront accommodation at its best. ~

#Celebrate Love at Benguela Cove: Valentine’s Day Dinner at Moody Lagoon

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Benguela Cove
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Where: Moody Lagoon,Benguela Cove Wine Estate | Benguela Cove Wine Estate, R43 Botrivier Lagoon, 7200 Hermanus, Western Cape
  • Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Cost: Gourmet Menu: R1100 per person
  • Booking: Click here to book your table | Pre-booking is essential for this exclusive dining experience.
  • **NOTE: Transport & Shuttle Services Available 
  • **Click here for more information.

Indulge in an unforgettable evening this Valentine’s Day at Benguela Cove. Start with a welcome drink and enjoy a romantic five-course dinner at Moody Lagoon. Each dish, a culinary delight, is paired with our finest estate wines.

The perfect Valentine’s Day menu has been carefully crafted by Chef Annie Badenhorst, from fresh, locally sourced ingredients to give you and your loved one a romantic gift to remember. 

**Pre-booking is essential for this exclusive dining experience.

**Click here to view the special Valentine’s Day dinner menu.

#Valentine’s Day Sunset Hike @ Muratie

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Dirtopia
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: DirtopiaTrail Run Series Presented by Dirtopia and Dirtopia Trails at Muratie
  • Where: Dirtopia Trial Centre at Muratie wine farm | Dirtopia Trail Centre, Muratie Farm, Knorhoek Road, off the R44 near Stellenbosch
  • Time: 5:30pm | Arrival from 5:30pm, no later than 6:30pm to start hike | You hike on your own time!
  • Cost: R135pp (includes a glass of Dry Rose at the look-out) | R60 for children under 12yrs (includes permit for marked route to be done after hours)
  • Online bookings essential: Click here to make your online booking!

Toast the sunset on the eve of Valentine’s Day with Muratie Johanna Dry Rose, while enjoying your picnic with your loved one at the foot of Simonsberg!

The circular hiking trail starts from Dirtopia Trail Centre at Muratie wine farm to a look-out point with spectacular views. The marked circle route is approximately 3.5km total with hand-built steps, and it can take you 30 min / up to 45 minutes to reach the top, so do not arrive later than 17h30 to ensure that you have the full experience.

**A glass of Muratie’s Dry Rose poured as you arrive at the NEW picnic area on the mountain.

Bring a blanket to sit on while you wait for the sunset / moon rise under the watchful eye of the Simonsberg mountain. There will be a Muratie wine station at this point where you can enjoy your packed picnic. Bring extra cash / card to buy a glass or bottle of Muratie’s red or white wine. Only 20-30 minutes to walk back to the Trail Centre at Muratie. Snacks & drinks for sale at the Trail Centre where you collect you permit on arrival. Coffee station will be open here until 8.00pm.

You can be back at the Trail centre between 20h00/20h30, depending on your walking speed and the time you start going down. Bring something warm to wear after dark and a torch, but there are also some small torches available at the Trail Centre. Wear good walking/hiking shoes – you are climbing a mountain with various terrain.

**A FALKE sock hamper is up for grabs in the lucky draw and browse through the FALKE selection on sale at the Trail Centre.

#Valentine’s Day Picnic & Paint at Môigoeters

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Spice Route Paarl
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Spice Route Paarl
  • Where: Sommer net Môigoeters | Spice Route Wine Farm, South & Behind Paarl Road, Paarl, Western Cape
  • Time: 6pm
  • Contact details: Shop: 076 599 6502 | Sonja: 082 454 0447 | Email: [email protected]
  • Cost: R1000 (up to 4 people) | Includes: 4 mugs, paint & picnic box
  • Booking: Booking is essential, so secure your spot now by calling 076 599 6502 or visit www.moigoeters.com

Enjoy in a unique experience of love, laughter, and creativity with our Valentine’s Day Picnic and Paint event. For just R1000, grab your loved ones (up to 4 people) and enjoy the artistic journey together.

** INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE **

  • 4 mugs to paint and personalise
  • All necessary paint supplies
  • A delightful picnic box to satisfy your taste buds

#Valentine’s Day Dinner @ The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa

Azure Terrace Sunset Service - Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa
  • Where: The Azure Restaurant at 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa | 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa, Victoria Road, Cape Town
  • Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
  • Bookings: For bookings/enquiries contact [email protected] or call directly on 021 437 9000 | Booking is essential!

Known as one of the City’s most romantic venues, you can’t go wrong with a booking at the Azure Restaurant this Valentine’s Day!

Treat your ‘special someone’ to a 5-course meal. Enjoy a complimentary glass of Bubbly overlooking the Atlantic Ocean before dinner and top local entertainment throughout the evening.

#Valentine’s Day Sunset Cruise @ The V&A Waterfront

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Cape Town Adventure Tours
  • When: 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Cape Town Adventure Tours
  • Where: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Time: 7pm – 9pm
  • Cost: R400 per person | R800 per couple
  • Contact details: Cape Town Adventure Tours: 078 213 9277 | [email protected] |

Enjoy a romantic & thrilling 2-hour sunset cruise this Valentine’s Day in Cape Town.

You are welcome to bring Your own XYZ and snacks, however a boarding drink is available upon boarding.

#Valentine’s Day Jazz Picnic @ Vredenheim

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Vredenheim
  • When: 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Vredenheim
  • Where: Hudsons Restaurant Garden, Vredenheim | Vredenheim Wynplaas (Hudsons), Total Lyneboch, R310 Baden Powell Dr, Lynedoch, Stellenbosch
  • Time: 6pm – 10pm
  • Contact details: 021 881 3878 | [email protected] | www.vredenheim.co.za
  • Cost: Cost for a gourmet picnic for two: R 998 + R5 | Cost for a Kiddies box, activity pack & au pair service: R180 + R5
  • Ticket / Booking: Click here to get your ticket / tickets now!

Love is in the air at Vredenheim with our ultimate romantic experience – a Picnic and Jazz Valentine’s offering. Vredenheim offers a breathtaking backdrop with the sun setting behind the mountains, luscious lawns, and serene waters of the Vredenheim Dam. Hudsons Restaurant is the idyllic setting for a romantic Valentine’s Day Gourmet Picnic. Everything you need to make it an evening to remember. Share a bottle of wine with your loved one while babysitters engage the little ones in fun activities while you create memories in the tranquil surroundings.

To add to the romantic ambiance, Khangi Junior Jordan Nekhumbe will be treating us with his talented performance on the saxophone.

Enjoy a gourmet picnic for two that includes Beef Baguette, Quiche, Fish Croquette, Julienne Vegetables, Hummus and Feta Cheese whip, Cheese & Charcuterie, Chocolate Caramel Brownie Mousse and one bottle of either Vredenheim Merlot, Vredenheim Rosé or Vredenheim Sauvignon Blanc.

**Cost for a gourmet picnic for two: R 998 + R 5.

Children between the age of 3 and 11 will be entertained in a safe environment while you enjoy the picnic. Kiddies Lunch box includes a Hot Dog and Hot Chips, Juice Box, Fruit, and Sweets, plus an activity pack.

**Cost for a Kiddies box, activity pack and au pair service: R 180 + R5.

**NOTE: Kindly bring your own picnic blanket.

** Ticket / Booking: Click here to get your ticket / tickets now!

We are looking forward to seeing you!

#Valentine’s Day Dinner @ The Brass Bell | Kalk Bay

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Brass Bell Kalk Bay

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate love than with a romantic dinner overlooking the breath-taking sea views of Kalk Bay? Nestled along the coast, the Brass Bell’s picturesque location, surrounded by the sea, is the perfect romantic spot for an unforgettable experience for you and your special someone.

Candlelight and bubbles set the mood, while the soothing sound of waves and the salty aroma of the sea entices the senses as you indulge in a delectable 4-course set menu designed to tantalize your taste buds.

Join us for an evening of love, laughter, and a culinary journey that will leave you both swooning.

Bookings are essential, contact our reservations to secure a table at 021 7885455 or email [email protected].

Share the Love! Tables of 6 or more receive a complimentary bottle of wine. Bring your nearest and dearest together for a special Valentine’s dinner during the month of love and celebrate with us at the Brass Bell in Kalk Bay.

#Valentine’s Day Live Music

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Willowbridge Shopping Centre

~ Join us this Valentine’s Day for Live Music by Singer & Song Writer Amanda Luca. ~

  • 18:00 – 19:00 Opposite Hussar Grill
  • 19:00 – 20:00 Opposite Col’ Cacchio

#Valentine’s Dinner | Lounah Café

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: lounahcafe
  • When: 14 February 2024
  • Event by: lounahcafe
  • Where: Lounah Café | 501 Main Road, Groenvlei, Paarl
  • Time: 6pm / 6:30pm – 9pm
  • Cost: R450 p/p
  • Booking details: Book a table: [email protected] | 060 959 1436 | Include your pax when booking | Bookings are essential!
  • **Please note we are a cashless facility!

Join us for a love-filled dinner by candlelight in Paarl, creating memories with your loved one or admirer.

** MENU **

~ starter ~

  • rosemary focaccia | date butter
  • sweet melon | coppa | sangria dressing

~ main course tapas ~

  • hake | tomato | capers | dill
  • calamari | garden greens | chilli | black garlic aioli
  • lamb rump | young peas | anchovy cream
  • gammon croquettes | apricot chutney | mustard
  • baby potatoes | bravas sauce | confit garlic
  • cos lettuce | radish | cucumber | parmesan

~ something sweet ~

  • lounah mess – meringue | custard | fruit | honey

#Currage Concert Movie

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Curro Academy Sandown
  • When: 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Curro Academy Sandown
  • Where: Cnr Sandown Road & Discovery Drive, Riverside, Cape Town
  • Time: 3pm
  • Contact details: Curro Academy Sandown: 087 086 4675 | [email protected]

Join us for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day celebration! Experience the power of music and emotion in this amazing #Currage Concert Movie.

#Lover’s Week in Cape Town

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Xplora Tribe
  • When: 13 February 2024 – 17 February 2024
  • Event by: Xplora Tribe
  • Where: Cape Town | 56 Darling Street, Cape Town
  • Time: 13 February 2024 at 5am – 17 February 2024 at 7am
  • Accommodation: Accommodation will be in 4-star luxury boutique hotel.
  • Contact details: Contact us via WhatsApp: 079 7300 300
  • **Click here to view the full itinerary & all need-to-know information.
  • **Website: www.xploratribe.com

Its time for another unforgettable trip down south, this time on Valentine’s week – How exciting is that?!

*NOTE: Xplota Tribe is an out of the box adventure company based in Nairobi.

** 6-DAY ITINERARY AT A GLANCE **

~ Day 1: 13 February 2024 ~

  • Fly into Cape Town.
  • We will converge at JKIA, Nairobi at 5am to catch an early morning direct flight to Cape town.
  • Arrive in Cape Town by early afternoon and settle into a great luxury 4-star boutique hotel.
  • Spend the evening relaxing in the hotel.
  • Later dress up for a fancy dinner.

~ Day 2: 14 February 2024 ~

  • Lover’s day so it’s all about romantic vibes, cool spaces and wine!! After breakfast we will head out to visit some wine farms for wine pairings; Blaauwklippen in Stellenbosch and Fairview in Paarl. We will also visit the one of its kind Paarl Berg and Taal Monument.
  • Then we move deeper into the Boland for an afternoon of relaxation in the mountains of the Boland with a magnificent swim in the Berg River and or take a romantic stroll up its famous “Waking the Giant” trail.
  • We will end the day with a Valentine’s special sunset dinner in Du Kloof.

~ Day 3: 15 February 2024 ~

  • More fun and action, today we savour some of Cape town’s best. We head up to Lions Head for a brief stop to behold the spectacular views over the Mother City from the top!
  • And then TABLE MOUNTAIN!!! Woop, Woop!! Absolutely amazing to visit one of the wonders of the world!! Access to Table Mountain will be by cable car.
  • From here its Chapmans Peak for a scenic drive then further south to Cape of Good Hope & Cape Point where the Indian Ocean meets the Atlantic!
  • At Cape point we will then take flying Dutchman train up and visit the light house.
  • Thereafter we head out to Kirstenbosch botanical gardens for a gentle stroll after which another special dinner awaits!

~ Day 4: 16 February 2024 ~

  • Leisure day.
  • Spend the day relaxing in the hotel.

~ Day 5: 17 February 2024 ~

  • Today is V&A Waterfront day to shop till you drop and we will stop along the way at some factory outlets.
  • We want to say goodbye to Cape Town by doing an awesome sunset cruise to have a view of this beautiful city for the last time.
  • And then we will have a special dinner for the last, last, last goodbyes.

~ Day 6: 17 February 2024 ~

  • Time to pause the adventure with the attitude ‘We’ll be back soon!’
  • Take some time to pack your bags, have a last Cape Town breakfast, and then after check-out, we take a last scenic drive to look over the Mother city one last time to say our goodbyes at the airport.
  • Memories made forever!!

** 6-DAY TRIP COST **

  • $ 1,990 per person sharing | +/- R 37,551 per person sharing.

** COST INCLUDES: **

  • Return economy flights from Nairobi to Cape Town
  • Airport transfers in Cape Town
  • Transfers to all excursions listed as per itinerary
  • Accommodation for 5 nights in a 4-star hotel as per itinerary
  • Cost of excursions including entrance fees
  • Guide fees
  • Meals: Breakfast – all days
  • Meals: Dinner – all days except day 4
  • Each dinner will be as per budget $20 per day.

** COST EXCLUDES **

  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch
  • Water and snacks while on transit
  • Any other item not listed above

** TRAVEL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED **

  • Valid Passport (new generation)
  • Valid yellow fever vaccination
  • Certificate

** CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL ITINERARY & ALL NEED-TO-KNOW INFORMATION **

#Starlight Valentine’s Dinner @ 401 Rozendal

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: 401 Rozendal Farm
  • When: 14 February 2024
  • Event by: 401 Rozendal Farm
  • Where: 401 Rozendal | 401 Rozendal Farm, Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape
  • Time: 6:30pm for 7pm – 10pm
  • Cost: R 1199 per couple | Includes a variety of amazing treats & surprises
  • Booking: Book via 066 242 4405 | [email protected] | Payment is necessary to secure your booking
  • Website: www.401rozendal.co.za | Visit their website for everything you need to know!

Starlight Valentine’s Dinner hosted on our beautiful farm & venue, 401 Rozendal.

Bring your loved one to enjoy a dinner for two under the stars at only R1199.00 per couple that includes the following:

  • Picnic basket for two
  • Welcoming drink
  • 4×4 truck drive to lookout point
  • Private decorated table for two
  • **Extras can be arranged at additional cost

** Picnic Basket Contains: **

  • 2 x prawn cocktails
  • Bagel cucumber bites with smoked salmon cream cheese
  • Assorted cheeses, cold meats, fruits with crackers and dip
  • Milky bar cheese cakes with berry sauce and 2 macarons
  • Bottle of 401 Rozendal MCC (extra wines can be purchased on the evening)
  • Strawberries and cream

Looking forward to hosting all the lovebirds!

**P.S. We do have accommodation on the farm if you would like to stay the evening & make it a Valentine’s Day neither you nor your partner will ever forget!

#Valentine’s Dinner | Wine & Dine at Kunjani Wines, Restaurant & Villas

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: Kunjani Wines, Restaurant & Villas
  • When: 14 February 2024
  • Event by: Kunjani Wines, Restaurant & Villas
  • Where: Kunjani Wines, Restaurant & Villas | Kunjani Wines,Farm 90/20, Blumberg Drive, Devonvale, Stellenbosch | PLEASE NOTE WE ARE NOT ACCESSIBLE FROM THE ROAD PASSING JC Le ROUX
  • Time: 6pm – 10pm
  • Cost: R675 pp – dinner only | R995 pp – all wines included
  • Tickets / Booking: Click here to get your ticket / tickets / make your booking | Or contact [email protected] / 087 630 0409 | Booking is essential!
  • Website: www.kunjaniwines.co.za
  • **Note: No under 18s

** AMUSE BOUCHE & BUBBLES **

~ ~ ~

** MENU **

~ first course ~

  • Steak Tartare
  • Served in a phyllo cup, with caper berries, pickled mustard seeds, micro greens, and soft egg yolk
  • Kunjani Stolen Chicken Rosé

~ second course ~

  • Karoo Lamb Cutlets
  • Bacon, red onion & rosette, celeriac puree, shallots, and mint jus
  • Kunjani Pinotage

OR

  • Pan-Fried Salmon
  • White bean & lemon puree, quinoa, baby beets,
  • pancetta and herb oil dressing
  • Anna Sauvignon Blanc

~ third course ~

  • Dark Chocolate Marquise
  • In a chocolate collar, peach compote, strawberry & rosé pearls, and pistachio brownie truffle
  • Kunjani Merlot, slightly chilled

**Click here to make your online booking | Or contact [email protected] / 087 630 0409 | Booking is essential!

#Valentine’s Day Rock Hunt

Things to do in Cape Town on Valentine's Day
Photo credit: The Secret Garden Studio
  • When: Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  • Event by: The Secret Garden Studio
  • Where: The Mountain Goat Restaurant and Pub | 18 Hiddingh avenue, The Mountain Goat Restaurant and Pub, Bergvliet, Cape Town | **The Valentine’s Rock Hunt takes place in Hiddingh Park directly in front of The Mountain Goat Restaurant and Pub
  • Time: 6pm | Check-in: 5:45pm
  • Reservations: 066 194 5923 | Lara: 064 704 9664 | Pre-reserve tables via The Mountain Goat directly, state you are participants of the event should you wish to enjoy more of the restaurant’s menu
  • Cost: Tickets: R100 | Includes: 2x valentine rocks +1 x SML Margerita Pizza
  • **ALL Ages are welcome, families, LOVE BIRDS, Tweens, Teens, Adults & Babies above 2yrs are invited to hunt for their LOVE ROCKS handpainted artworks.
  • **The venue is wheel chair friendly – Only 1 stair at each entrance in the restaurant