Are you looking for something different for Valentine’s Day? This year we suggest something a little more off the beaten path, and a lot more exciting. Forget the fancy restaurants, leave behind the picnic baskets and swap the usual gifts for an experience of a lifetime.
What could be more romantic than enjoying a private dinner set amongst the vines on one of Cape Town’s most picturesque wine farms? This experience is designed to immerse guests in the rustic and undeniably intimate setting of a vineyard served with fine wine, a four-course dinner and a sky of stars.
Franschhoek has long been recognised as the culinary capital of South Africa. Explore this breathtakingly beautiful region with a specialist guide who will take you on a full day romantic private tour that includes wine tasting, gallery visits, food pairings, and of course, bubbles. Learn about the history of the valley and uncover the celebrated foodie lifestyle of this valley’s inhabitants.
If you are looking to share a sunset with your Valentine, why not watch it out on the open ocean? Get away from the city, and create some space between yourself and the rest of the world – leaving you free to watch the sun go down over the horizon. This sunset experience takes place on a private luxury motor yacht, comes with drinks and canapes, and can be shared with up to 8 close friends.
This is the perfect experience for those looking to spend time getting out and about with their partner as you learn all about the indigenous edibles located along the Cape Peninsula. The experience involves combing the beaches and rock pools for edible morsels to be picked and collected for your meal. When you’ve gathered enough you’ll return to the home of your foraging guide to prepare and cook a truly local feast paired with a selection of excellent local wines.
Last, but not least, celebrate love with an immersive full day private tour learning all about MCC (local sparkling wine) and its rich history as the sister to French Champagne. Visit some of the best local producers in two of the most stunning South African wine regions: Stellenbosch & Franschhoek. Learn how to Sabrage your bottle with a Sabre, enjoy a multitude of tastings as well as a canape pairing.