Valentine’s Day Deals: Treat Your Sweetie To A Romantic Retreat In South Africa

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, but there’s still time to book a deal in South Africa for you and your special someone.

Here are three great Valentine’s Day deals that are sure to make for a romantic getaway.

Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve, Garden Route

Oceana Wildlife Reserve

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This package from Mantis Collection is set at Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve on South Africa’s beautiful Garden Route. Lovebirds will get welcome drinks and a complimentary gift, followed by a trip onto the game reserve to watch the sun set over the Indian Ocean. Couples get complimentary use of the steam room and will receive a 25% discount if they book a couples massage. Fantastic food is also on offer, including a gourmet a la carte dinner, a champagne breakfast on the deck overlooking the reserve on Saturday Morning, a picnic lunch on the beach deck, a private dinner on Saturday evening, and a choice from the menu while indulging in a romantic candlelit bubble bath. If you weren’t spoiled by all the food, you’ll also go on a two-hour game drive with one of the trained field guides.


  • Private Ocean Suites – R2495 per person per night
  • Luxury Lodge Suites – R2195 per person per night
  • Ocean House (sleeps 6 people) – R2495 per person per night

Terms and Conditions: Valid for a two-night stay only on February 13th and 14th. Rates are inclusive of accommodation, meals and game drive.

To book, visit: Mantis Collection

Fairlawns Boutique & Spa, Sandton

Fairlawns Hotel

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Located in the tranquil Sandton (Johannesburg) neighborhood of Morningside, this exclusive boutique hotel sets the perfect mood for a romantic weekend. It was also voted one of the most luxurious and romantic hotels in South Africa by the World Luxury Awards 2014. The hotel is offering several Valentine’s Day packages including a Valentine’s Evening Dinner in the Terrace Restaurant, an “Under the Stars Dinner,” an overnight and dinner package, and a spa offering. Both the Evening Dinner in the Terrace Restaurant and the “Under the Stars Dinner” include a four course meal, sparkling wine or cocktails, a long-stem rose, and a special gift for the lady. The overnight package includes the same details, plus accommodation with a full English breakfast, a romantic rose petal turndown, and a bottle of sparking wine. Couples can add on a spa treatment such as an aromatic steam session, sweet chocolate scrub, or candle-lit hydrotherapy bubble bath.


  • Valentine’s Dinner in the Terrace Restaurant: R850 per person – R1700 per couple
  • “Under the Stars Dinner”:  R2600 per couple
  • Valentine’s Overnight & Dinner Package: R6960 per night
  • Valentine’s Day Spa Offering: R3000 per couple

Terms and Conditions: Subject to availability (Private romantic poolside dinner is only available to five couples)

To book, visit: Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

The Twelve Apostles, Cape Town

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This five-star Cape Town hotel sits close to the stunning Twelve Apostles mountain range, offering scenic and romantic views in every direction. The hotel has a special offer for Valentine’s Day weekend that includes a fabulous dinner on Friday and Saturday night, or a long Valentine’s lunch. Meals will be accompanied by a four-course menu, a glass of pink bubbly, a red rose, and live music. Long weekends visits are welcome, and the hotel also offers special proposal and anniversary overnight packages.



  • Four-course menu and gratuity on February 13 or 14: R875
  • Hotel: booked separately

To book dinner: Call 021 437 9029 or e-mail

To make a hotel reservation, visit:

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