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Valentine’s Day in Bloubergstrand 2018

Known around the world as the most romantic day of the year, Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to spoil your significant other and become more acquainted with Bloubergstrand and its stunning surroundings. Celebrate your love for one another in a way that is unique and memorable, by pulling out all the stops this year.

There are many options to choose from for your romantic Valentine’s Day date this year. From an amazing valentine’s getaway spent in a lovely self-catering apartment with ocean views to extravagant dining in one of the many restaurants located in and around Blouberg, your Valentine’s Day celebration will be one to remember when discovering the amazing attractions located in Blouberg.


What to do this Valentine’s Day: 

Findlays on the Bay: Spoil your significant other this Valentine’s Day by enjoying a romantic dinner for two, overlooking the stunning oceanfront of Blouberg. Findlays is hosting a 3 course meal on the day of love that includes a choice of three delicious starters, 4 mains and a lovely dessert of mixed berries and pavlova. This will cost only R295.00 per person and booking is essential – if you book before the 7th February, receive a 10% discount. Call 021 554 9897 to book your table.

The Hillcrest Quarry: Fall in love all over again when visiting the gorgeous Hillcrest Quarry for a night of romantic celebrations. Nadia Verster, Mad Mouth Mike and Doc John will be putting on a show with Borderline that will ensure love is truly in the air, with the perfect background of mountains and a blanket of stars overhead. This is a fantastic opportunity to bond with your partner over a picnic, while there will also be an on site cash bar and a variety of food stalls available. This will cost R150 per couple and starts from 6 pm till late.  Call: 021 976 4959 to book your place.

Blowfish Restaurant: Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful restaurant settings in the Blouberg area, Blowfish restaurant offers couples an intimate seaside dining experience with exquisite views of the beachfront and Table Mountain. Blowfish is renowned for it’s fantastic menu of seafood and sushi, while also offering a few stand-out signature dishes, all created with fresh produce and high quality ingredients. Book your table for two by calling 021 556 5464.

Dales Black Angus: Satisfy your appetite this Valentine’s Day at Dale’s Black Angus Grill in Milnerton. This well-loved premier steakhouse will be hosting two romantic seating options on the evening, one at 6 pm and the next at 8:30 pm, with the famous A La Carte menu also available. The specially planned Valentine menu will include a choice of starters, mains and desserts that appeal to a variety of tastes, while a fantastic wine list brings it all together. This dinner will cost R275 per person. Call 021 551 7709 to book your table.

Avara Wellness Spa: Located in the stunning Century City area, Avara Wellness Spa is an oasis of serenity and welcomes couples (or singles) to enjoy their many facilities and packages, which would make for a wonderful Valentines surprise for that special someone in your life. The Avara Couples Retreat package is perfect for two and includes a full body Swedish massage, a choice between a mani or pedi and then ends off with a hydro bath and glass of wine. To book, call 021 528 0068.

Make the best of your Valentine’s Day Celebrations by booking self-catering accommodation in Blouberg or the surrounding areas of Century City, Melkbos, Sunset Beach or Milnerton. From here, you and your partner are perfectly positioned to explore a variety of beaches, restaurants and attractions during the month of February and create many loving memories.


Accommodation options available in February:

Oceans 12, Melkbosstrand – Spend a romantic holiday in this beautiful 1 bedroom self-catering apartment that overlooks the Atlantic sea and white sandy beachfront. Melkbosstrand is a relaxing and gorgeous seaside suburb with a number of lovely restaurants near the coast. This open plan apartment is perfect for two, with a lovely bedroom and spacious interior. Be sure to enjoy at least one glass of wine on the balcony while watching the sun set, or even make a night of it over a braai. This apartment also boasts a fully-equipped kitchen, perfect for serving up breakfast in bed. Safe parking and DStv also included. Click here for more info on Ocean 12 in Melkbos. 

La Cabina 503, Bloubergstrand – Located only a short walk from the beautiful Blouberg beachfront and a variety of attractions, this 1 bedroom apartment is stylish and modern, perfect for a romantic retreat with your favourite person. The spacious living area includes an open-plan lounge that opens up onto a balcony as well as a fully-equipped kitchen. Your holiday will be one of stunning views, amazing moments spent exploring Blouberg and could even include more of Cape Town, with the city centre only a short 15 minutes drive away.  Click here for more info on La Cabina 503, Blouberg. 

Waterstone East P302, Century City – Are you planning to travel with friends or family this February? This contemporary 2 bedroom (4 sleeper) holiday apartment is perfect for an exciting stay close to a number of attractions. Enjoy the excitement of Canal Walk Shopping Centre nearby or discover attractions like Intaka Island, all located just a walk away. This apartment has a spacious balcony with built-in braai facilities, a fully-equipped kitchen and also offers DStv and Wi-Fi connection to guests. Click here for more information on Waterstone East P302.

Lagoon Beach 231, Milnerton – For a vacation close to the city centre of Cape Town, a gorgeous beachfront and a variety of attractions, this 2 bedroom (4 sleeper) self-catering apartment is the perfect choice. With a bright and airy open-plan design, the ambiance is peaceful and perfect for a small group of friends or family to enjoy. Enjoy ocean views from the balcony, create meals together in the fully-equipped kitchen or curl up in the lounge and enjoy a selection of DStv channels.  Click here for more info on Lagoon Beach 231.

To celebrate the month of love, Blouberg Holiday Rentals will deliver a complimentary bottle of wine to all guests enjoying accommodation booked with us over Valentine’s Day.

Find out more about what makes Blouberg the perfect holiday destination by clicking here, or enjoy Blouberg Holiday Rentals’ blog post on the upcoming Easter holidays to start planning your trip in advance. Is this your first time visiting Cape Town? Have a look at our “A Local’s Guide to Cape Town” blog post.