A Collection Of Restaurant, Food, Drink And Hospitality News From All Over South Africa

Romantic, Country-Wide Ideas for Valentine's Weekend from Legacy Hotels

09 February 2022

As South Africa gears up for the weekend of love, here are some country-wide ideas for those of you who haven’t yet decided on how to spoil their special someone this Valentine’s Day...

Sandton, Joburg

Who could say no to dinner and a movie? You will be pleased to know that the DAVINCI Hotel & Suites will be hosting a movie night on its pool deck. Click HERE for details. For just R1150 per couple, guests can look forward to a welcome drink on arrival, a tapas style menu, live music from a saxophonist and a romantic movie.

If you are looking for a more intimate opportunity to connect with your loved one, then just downstairs from the pool deck, is Maximillien Restaurant. Offering a four-course plated dinner for R1450 per couple including dishes like slow braised beef short rib with saffron mashed potatoes and a red wine and mushroom glaze, it is bound to be a taste sensation. This also includes a welcome drink and a live pianist. Click HERE for details.

To book either of the above options, email Amelia on or call her on 011 292 7169.

Just next door, Michelangelo Towers is pulling out all the stops with a tempting package to dine and stay. Book for either 12th or 14th February and enjoy a five-course dinner for R675 per person at Parc Ferme restaurant, best known for its inventive take on African cuisine. This includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival.

Should you choose to take the romantic stayover option, this can be arranged for just R1750 per person which includes a rose on check-in, romantic turn down, chocolate dipped strawberries, a bottle of sparkling wine, a small gift and a scrumptious à la carte breakfast prior to check out. Click HERE for details.    

Eastern Cape & North West

It’s never too late to take a quick trip to the bush!

Set on 15 000 hectares of private, Big 5 game farm territory in the greater Addo area, Kuzuko Lodge is just 170kms from Port Elizabeth and close to the exquisite Eastern Cape coastline, making it an ideal escape on its own or as an add-on to an unforgettable bush & beach holiday. The lodge is offering a Valentines package at R3 395 per person sharing per night which includes a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine on arrival in your room, a romantic turndown, a private dinner, a romantic breakfast and a 30- minute couples spa treatment or nature walk.

Moving inland and less than a two-hour drive from Johannesburg, lies Tshukudu Bush Lodge in the malaria-free, “Big Five”, Pilanesberg area. With only six luxury chalets and four luxury suites, Tshukudu offers a romantic and intimate experience at the foot of the Pilanesberg mountains, with expansive views of the plains below. The lodge is offering an incredible rate of R4 660 per person sharing on 11th and 12th February. If you extend your stay to include 13th February, the last night’s accommodation will be further reduced to R2 900 per person sharing. These rates include dinner, two game drives , breakfast in the bush, high tea, local beverages and a romantic turndown. Click here for more.

To book or for more information on the above bush getaways, you can email