Hermanus is the place to be for Valentines

Posted on by Chantel Louskitt

Still scratching your head trying to come up with a romantic Valentine’s idea?


Love is in the air in Hermanus (2)

Here are some ideas in Hermanus that could help you surprise the love of your life!


A sunset beach picnic. The Hermanus area boasts some of the best beaches in the Western Cape, which could be the ideal spot to enjoy a sunset Valentines picnic! (Tip. Draw a heart in the sand and snap a selfie together to declare your love for each other. (Don’t forget to hash tag your selfie with #myhermanus). Read more about Hermanus beach picnic spots

On top of the mountain sunset picnic. Sip champagne on top of the Kleinrivier Mountain while watching the sun set over the Atlantic Ocean – amazing views of Walker Bay and the sun setting in the distance. (Tip – write or chose a special love poem that you could read to your loved one). Check out this short video which provides you with a view of what to expect.

A Fynbos romantic picnic. Lie under the trees in the Hermanus  Fernkloof Nature Reserve  at the foot of the Kleinrivier Mountains. (Tip. Pack a picnic basket, blanket, pillows, and don’t forget the champagne!)

Romance on a wine farm. The Hermanus Wine Route has amazing spots to have a picnic, stunning restaurants with scenic views to wine a bit and spend an amazing day with your loved one!

Enjoy a duo spa massage.  Enjoy a rejuvenating journey with a romantic duo massage at one of Hermanus’ spa treatment centres (Tip – book this sooner rather later to avoid disappointment). Read more about the Spas in Hermanus.

Coffee and sonnets. Why not search for that special sonnet book in one of Hermanus quaint book shops, and then chill at one of the many coffee shops and read love poems over a coffee (or a glass of champagne).

An adrenalin Valentines. For the adventurous – spend the day together while zip lining, quad biking through the forests, horse riding on the beach or a tandem paraglide. Click here to get your heart racing!  (Tip. Book early to avoid disappointment).

A romantic dinner. Hermanus has some amazing restaurants to meet the palate and budget, and of course the perfect place to spend a romantic candlelight dinner. (Tip. Book early and don’t forget the flowers or a special gift for your loved one.) Read more about the restaurant options in Hermanus

Make a weekend of it! Hermanus has a range of accommodation options, to suit your style and budget – so check out the options here and book a weekend away in Hermanus! (Tip – arrange for some flowers, chocolates or that special item that will delight your loved one!).

If you do pop the question while in Hermanus – please do let us know! Share your story or photo on the Hermanus Tourism Facebook page, or send us a tweet!

As busy as we get, we sometimes need to be reminded that we are still sweethearts. Valentine’s Day is a great day for us to stop and realise how wonderful that special person makes us feel. Whatever you end up doing, have a fantastic Valentine’s Day

PSHappy Valentines Day. We love you. And don’t forget to hashtag #myhermanus or #loveinhermanus

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