Kruger Shalati – The Train on the Bridge

Couples are invited to step into a world where time stands still, and the allure of a bygone era comes to life.

  1. Capturing the elegance and charm of yester-year.
  2. A romantic luxurious train stay on the historic Selati Bridge that hosted the first tourists into Kruger National Park
  3. Private Romantic dining options (please see first link)
  4. In room spa treatments.
  5. Game drives with romantic drinks stops just for two (please see first link)

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Romantic City stays

Sanctuary Mandela

Designed to be more than a mere hotel, Sanctuary Mandela is a love letter to Mandela and a haven for emotional experiences.

  1. Historical stay, as you journey back through a gentle man’s life.
  2. Iconic property in the leafy suburb of Houghton
  3. Romantic music by some of South Africa’s best Jazz artists
  4. Thoughtfully curated experience with some of Mandela’s favourite meals cooked by his favourite chef, Chef Xoliswa Ndoyiya (Madiba’s personal chef) who has recently released her second cookbook called Made With Love – with love to Mandela.

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Sala Beach House

The ultimate romantic sea stay. Breathtaking uninterrupted barefoot luxury at its best. This peacefully decorated space induces, calmness, quietness and an opportunity to reconnect away from the noise of the world. Disconnect from your busy life and reconnect with your partner.

  1. Private access to Blue Flag Thompsons Bay and a tranquil tidal pool.
  2. Sunrise yoga overlooking the sea.
  3. Surf lessons for the more adventurous.
  4. Sundowners by a bonfire with canapés and cocktails for two.
  5. Intimate Sauna and Spa.
  6. Think dressing gowns and slippers as you sip on a beautiful Sauvignon blanc from their wine list curated with wines influenced by the sea air (Dawn Patrol, Seasalter)

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Ghost Mountain Inn

Celebrate your love at Ghost Mountain Inn under the magnificent Lebombo Mountains and a view of the famous Ghost Mountain. While seated at the end of the jetty, just the two of you.

  1. Picnics under the canopy of fever trees
  2. Champagne safari sundowner cruise on the Jozini Dam
  3. Private candlelit dinners in the pergola.
  4. Soothing Terres D’Áfrique spa treatments.
  5. Romantic Manyoni Private Game Drive and sundowner set up
  6. Fig Tree forest walks
  7. Private fishing vessels to take you out together on the Jozini Dam
  8. Private guide birding tours in this infamous birding hotspot perfect for the more adventurous lovebirds (too cheesy 😊😊😊)

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JW Marriott Masai Mara Lodge – New launch

Immerse yourself in the magnificent rich orange, crimson, and yellow hues of an African sunset that becomes a never-ending love story to Kenya.

  1. Romantic Villas where private breakfasts/ lunches and dinners can be curated
  2. Jacuzzis filled up hot or cold according to your preferences.
  3. Private game drives with champagne stops above the Lookout point where the Migration begins
  4. Garden picnic
  5. Poolside romantic set up
  6. Out Of Africa drinks stop with bonfire, romantic style Directors chairs, a myriad of champagne or gin options while your Masai Warrior keeps watch as the twilight falls and the night chorus begins.

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Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Instead of flowers this Valentines Day why not take your partner on a flower safari or tour of the first African Floriligium situated at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve deeply committed custodians of the magnificent Cape Floral Kingdom.

  1. Helicopter flips over the bay
  2. Private Villa stay where guests can enjoy a private chef to create their newley launched botanicle menu just for two
  3. Spa treatments in the comfort of your villa
  4. Private pool
  5. Enjoy a curated wine tour through the Hemel En Aarde Valley with top sommilier
  6. Forest Bathing to reconnect under a canape of ancient thousand year old Milkwood Trees
  7. Romantic horseback safaris
  8. Beach picnics
  9. Sundowner set up on Piano Rock high up over the Walker Bay crashing waves and Southern Right Whales

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