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Valentine’s Day specials

The Month of Love is almost upon us and what better way to celebrate than with a cheeky getaway with your person, for less? Some of our Portfolio properties are running some fabulous specials so we thought we’d share the love and put all of them in one helpful blog post, making it super easy to find the right deal for you. Happy hunting and here’s to a Valentine’s Day weekend to remember!

Smart Stay Self-catering Accommodation (Somerset West)

Various luxury self-catering apartments located in a quiet street in the heart of the Helderberg wine region.

SPECIAL: Book for two nights and receive a complimentary night for FREE. Accommodation starts at R990 per night for two people sharing, or R1650 for four people sharing per night. Valid for all stays until the end of March 2020.

Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley Wines (Stellenbosch)

Exclusive, three-bedroom lodge set on a boutique wine farm offering the ultimate in seclusion and luxury.With designer finishes of the highest quality, your stay is set to be an unforgettably luxurious one.

SPECIAL: Romantic Valentine's Weekend Getaway Experience includes:

  • Two night’s accommodation in our 5* self-catering Bush Lodge (Friday, 14 February and Saturday, 15 February)
  • 4-course dinner at Overture Restaurant on Valentine’s Day (Friday, 14 February)
  • Chocolate and wine pairing at the Hidden Valley Wine Tasting Centre (Saturday, 15 February)

Book this incredible weekend for only R7 500 (valued at R12 000).

Blyde Mountain Country House (Blyde River Canyon)

Tucked away between mango and citrus estates in lush gardens with gorgeous mountain views, Blyde Mountain is that peaceful retreat that lets you get away from it all.

SPECIAL: Couples staying 2 nights or longer over Valentine’s Day get 20% discount for the whole stay plus free breakfast on Valentine's Day.

Keiskama Bed & Breakfast (Port Elizabeth)

Stylishly individually decorated rooms with all the modern comforts close to all the popular beaches and restaurants, topped off with hearty à la carte breakfasts each morning.

SPECIAL: 10% discount on standard rates (min 2 night stay). Valid 13 to 16 February. Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine on arrival.

Malvern Manor Country Guest House (George)

Set on a 50 acre country estate in the foothills of the incredible Outeniqua Mountains, this Cape Dutch manor house offers spectacular views and luxurious accommodation in the most tranquil of settings.

SPECIAL: Enjoy a bottle of Method Cap Classique, a box of luxury chocolates and a bouquet of fresh flowers in your room. Valid for two people sharing over Valentine’s Day.

Seascape (Plettenberg Bay)

Stunning, contemporary beach villa perfectly positioned on beautiful Keurbooms Beach along the Garden Route.

SPECIAL: Private en suite room with sea facing patio for a couple; includes breakfast and a complimentary glass of champagne accompanied by freshly handpicked mussels from the rocks directly in front of ‘the lighthouse villa.’ Rate per night is R2000. Valid over Valentine’s Day weekend.

The Hideaway (Swellendam)

Relax and unwind in one of the gorgeous garden rooms of this Victorian home with its emphasis on guest satisfaction and excellent service. Solar-heated indoor pool.

SPECIAL: 20% discount for Portfolio guests who stay 2 nights on 14 and 15 February.

Caladdi B&B (Midlands)

An engaging blend of personal service, genuine hospitality and the best boutique breakfasts in the Midlands.

SPECIAL: 15% discount on a 2 night stay plus a complimentary bottle of Bubbles for the room. Valid over Valentine’s Day weekend.

Lythwood Lodge (Midlands)

Gorgeous boutique country hotel in the heart of the tranquil Midlands - the perfect place to get away from it all and relax.

SPECIAL: It all starts with a welcome drink and a romantic Five Course Dinner under the stars on Friday night – Valentine's Day (14 Feb). A leisurely Champagne Breakfast on the Saturday morning follows and then it's off to the Karkloof Canopy Tour for an exhilarating swing through the trees on their zipline – on us! You'll end off the day by dining in the award-winning restaurant (a la carte) dinner in the evening. End your weekend off with a hearty full English Breakfast on the Sunday morning after which you can depart at your leisure. All this for only R1100 per person, per night. Offer valid for the nights of 14th and 15th February 2020.

Fordoun Hotel & Spa (Midlands)

A stylishly converted 1860s farmstead and dairy, Fordoun offers a luxury retreat and exclusive spa experience that rejuvenates body, mind and soul.

SPECIAL: Imagine a quiet getaway for two full of romance and delight. With tranquil surroundings, rose turn-down in your room and a romantic three course meal at Skye restaurant. Inclusive in this package are treatments to bond and indulge in togetherness and commitment…

Package Includes:

  • One night accommodation including breakfast
  • 3-course dinner
  • Rasul (Clay and Steam Treatment)
  • Ndlovu Nourishing Swedish Massage
  • Romantic Turn-down

Weekend rates: (Friday, Saturday, school/public holidays): R3060 and R5390 (single and double respectively.
Midweek rates: R2670 and R4590 (single and double respectively). Valid on all February 2020 stays.

Canelands Beach Club & Spa (North Coast)

A modern beach hotel offering all the comforts of a hotel, but with more exclusivity as it boasts just 10 rooms. Located right on the beach, you’ll enjoy a proper seaside stay here.

SPECIAL: Book your stay at Canelands and take advantage of their February “Love is in the Massage” spa special where you pay R960 per couple for two full body massages in the double treatment room (normally R1280). There is also their “Two Shrimps in Love” Valentine’s Day dinner on the 14th of February where you’ll receive a delicious platter for two, dessert and bubbles, plus be entertained by live entertainment. The dinner starts at 7pm and costs R750 per couple.

Kosi Forest Lodge (Isimangaliso)

Hidden in a forest, this ecolodge offers lovely thatched bush rooms on raised wooden decks with special open-air bathrooms – a truly unforgettable way to experience the magic of Kosi Bay.

SPECIAL: February friend for free - stay a minimum of two nights and your friend stays free. Limited rooms available.


  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Guided canoeing
  • Raffia forest walk


  • 4x4 transfers
  • Park fees
  • Conservation levy
  • Gratuities and items of a personal nature.

The Victorian Cow (Napier)

Victorian flair and romance at this charming Napier spot - expect a warm welcome as you step back in time.

SPECIAL: Stay for 2 nights over Valentine's Day weekend for R1500 and receive a complimentary bottle of wine as we as a gift for your lady.

Danielskraal Farm (Calitzdorp)

Danielskraal is a serene escape away from the hustle of city life… A wonderful self-catering farmhouse imbued with an enchanting slice of history dating back to 1836. Sleeps 10 - 12 people across four bedrooms. Beautiful views.

SPECIAL: Book for two nights over Valentine’s Day and get a complimentary night on the farm, including a delicious Valentine’s Day breakfast.

Sibani Lodge (Magaliesberg)

Nestled in the over 2000 hectare Mt Savannah Game Reserve in the spectacular World Heritage Site that is the Cradle of Mankind, Sibani Lodge is an exclusive lodge offering luxury and relaxation in the most idyllic of wilderness settings.

SPECIAL: Book a 2-night stay for any dates between 7 and 23 February and receive:

  • A 10% discount on accommodation for 2 adults sharing
  • Complimentary picnic for 2 adults
  • Complimentary 1 hour E-bike self-ride safari (self-paddle bikes) for 2 adults.

Perfect for over Valentine's Day weekend!

Sherwood's Country House (Agatha, Limpopo)

Wonderful, home-grown hospitality at this hilltop avocado estate, complete with beautifully manicured gardens and olde world country charm.

SPECIAL: Get 30% your VDay weekend booking when you book to stay for two nights (for two people sharing).

Buccara Wildlife Reserve Karoo Manor and Buccara Wildlife Reserve Karoo Main House (Graaff Reinet)

Karoo Manor: Clifton Manor is a large homestead dating back to 1774 boasting spacious rooms overlooking majestic and an “old world” style that gives it a distinctive “Out of Africa” feel.

Karoo Main House: Luxury accommodation and activities await in the haunting landscape of the Karoo. Featuring a historic lodge with a relaxed ambience, sparkling pool and adjacent spa where pampering is the name of the game.

SPECIAL: Be treated to a delicious, romantic dinner and wine when you book a 1-night stay at either the Karoo Main House or the Karoo Manor (includes breakfast the following morning). R1300 per person per night. Valid for all stays between 7 and 23 February 2020 - perfect for that Valentine's Day escape!

All specials correct at time of publishing.

Main image featuring Buccara Wildlife Reserve Karoo Main House