This year, Valentine’s Day lands on Sunday. Now for some, this is just another marketing day which adds revenue to businesses. To others, it is a day of making someone feel special and exceptional. Frankly, I don’t see why cannot do the latter everyday, however the day does have a little ‘ring’ of romance – so why not!
Valentines Day can be celebrated many ways from e-cards to a romantic getaway. This weekend will be the last weekend for a getaway for the next 4 years – least. And of course, with every four years there is leap year which means this throws the calendar out a few days.
The Romantic Weekend Get-Away:
Just outside of Hermanus, which is about 2.5 hours south of Cape Town this is a little place called Standford Bay. As this area is growing it is also known as ‘De Kelders’.
For a weekend like this, you could look at hiring out a cabin right on the beach front. No one to bug you, except a few sea gulls and with it – a million dollar view with priceless sunsets to set the tone to this memorable weekend. To find out more about this little spot, you can view and article I wrote a couple of years back. You may not see the whales, but there is a private beach, a swim area and romantic Hermanus is just a hop-skip-and-a-jump away.
Perth host the best weather for Valentines Day during February. Hot Days means evenings are cooler which is great for a late afternoon swim finishing off with a picnic which should at least include chocolates.
There are a range of beaches you can go to that have awesome views. So take a drive along the West Coast Road to find your perfect pick.
Mine would probably be a little north of City Beach where the options of stopping is plentiful and the views are a billion dollars worth!
As chocolate is one of my favorites options to have, I have organized a 12% discount to anyone who is looking for an awesome Valentines Gifts. If you are on a diet or have special requirements…they also do customer creations! In order to get this amazing discount for some awesome chocolates (believe me – I recieved a bouquet and I am a raving fan) you will need to either call Tanya from LollyPotz or email her. Mention the CODE: #aroadtravelled
There is nothing like getting brownies points, to set the Valentines Weekend in motion, by sending a hand delivered custom LollyPotz to the “love of your life’s” work on Friday!
There are many more places I could mention where you can spend some time with your loved one. However I thought I should leave that to a vote and find out which country you think is the most romantic!