Top 5 Things To Do For Valentine’s Day In Cape Town

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to romantic things to do in Cape Town for Valentine’s Day. Our diverse landscape offers a multitude of different activities; from beaches to mountains and from vineyards to bush safaris. Here are some of the best places to visit for Valentine’s Day 2020, or if you’re simply looking for romantic date ideas.

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Our diverse landscape offers a variety of experiences

1. Table Mountain Sunset Cable Car Ride

There’s nothing better than taking in the spectacular 360-degree mountain and ocean views whilst sipping on a glass of champagne at sunset. Pack a picnic or enjoy a light meal or snack at the Table Mountain Café. If you’re a local, be sure to take advantage of their sunset special half-price tickets after 18h00, which is available until 29 February 2020. We would like to remind you to charge your camera to capture the exciting Table Mountain cable car ride up to the summit as well as the breathtaking views atop one of the world’s New7Wonders of Nature.

Book your sunset tickets up Table Mountain

2. Cape Town Diamond Museum

Diamonds are synonymous with love, and what better way to celebrate the day of love than by learning about the world’s most precious gemstone?  For a truly unique Valentine’s Day date idea, visit the Cape Town Diamond Museum where you can experience, explore, discover and learn about the fascinating world of diamonds. Discover a personally guided tour through the museum, which is led by a diamond expert. The museum is an ideal pre- or post-dinner date excursion at one of the V&A Waterfront restaurants.

The formation of a diamond below the Earth’s crust

3. Picnic at the Botanical Gardens

Pack a blanket and a basket full of your favourite treats and goodies and head to the botanical gardens to laze underneath the trees and watch the clouds go. The ever-so-beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens in Cape Town is the perfect place to spend a relaxing day walking hand in hand amongst the trees and flowers and enjoying the views from the spectacular Boomslang bridge walkway.

Cape Town is the perfect place to spend a relaxing day walking hand in hand

4. Small Town Getaway

If you’re a city dweller, get away from the hustle and bustle and book a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway in a small town or village for a mini weekend break. Pack some ‘padkos’ (snacks) and make a playlist of your favourite songs to listen to for the road trip. Choose from an endless array of small towns whose charm and quirkiness will bowl you over. From quaint fisherman’s villages located up the West Coast to sweet farm cottages in the mountains, get inspired by the beauty of Cape Town and its surroundings.

Get away from the hustle and bustle

5. The Ultimate Dining Experience

Take your significant others taste buds on a journey around the world with the ultimate dining experience at Gåte’s kitchen, located at Quoin Rock. Perfect for making memories, the restaurant is known for its unrivalled cuisine, which marries ingenious aesthetics with ground-breaking culinary offerings. There’s nothing quite like a romantic dinner together with the person you love.

Polished diamonds

Enjoy a romantic dinner together as a couple

Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day 2020! From Cape Town Diamond Museum to Table Mountain, the Mother City has a wide variety of romantic destination that will make your heart skip a beat.