Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a romantic getaway in the Western Cape, and seeing as we’ve just reached payday, why not treat your significant other to a memorable getaway to show them just how much they mean to you.

Here is a list of some of the best romantic destinations around Cape Town to help narrow down your choices.

1- Pomegranate Cottage

The magnificent Pomegranate Cottage is located about two hours from Cape Town, or 10km before Citrusdal, on a working fruit farm called Nuwedam. The facility overlooks both mountains and a farm dam where you can swim, canoe and fish for bass to your heart’s content.

The Pomegranate Cottage has two spacious bedrooms that feature en suite bathrooms (one with bath and one with shower). Both bedrooms have Queen Size beds and each has a single bed (covered in cotton percale linen). In the living room, you also have a s leeper couch.

Price: R800 a night for 2 people sharing and R1600.00 for 4 people a night over weekends

Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00

Contact details:

Call- 27 83 260 5071

Email- : [email protected]

2- Old Mac Daddy, Elgin Valley


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It is safe to safe Old Mac Daddy is one of the most unique getaway destinations on this list. Located on the pine-whispering slopes the Elgin Valley, Old Mac Daddy offers trailer units with artist-themed bedrooms and uber-contemporary living spaces. There are 12 themed vintage Airstream Trailer Suites, each uniquely designed by some of Cape Town’s top artists and designers. These include the ‘Birdy Trailer‘ designed by Tracy Lynch, the ‘Give bees a chance trailer designed by Tamara Joubert, and the ‘Yellow submarine‘ by Site Interior Design, just to name a few.

Old Mac Daddy offers open spaces, mountain paths, a lakeside beach and plenty of outdoor activities for you and your significant other to enjoy.

Each of the trailers has its own pricing, which you can check out by CLICKING HERE.

Location: Elgin Valley Rd Elgin, 7160

Call: +27 (21) 844 0241

Email: [email protected]

3- The Robertson Small Hotel 

The Robertson Small Hotel, located just two hours from Cape Town along the R62 features 10 distinct rooms, a lavish new restaurant and bar, two pool areas, a wellness room and ample garden space. It also prides itself in providing guests with superlative service, maintaining the standards that make it Robertson’s a five-star hotel.

Cost: From R1 630 per person per night or R2,155.00 pps for the King Double en-suite room.

Location: 58 Van Reenen St, Robertson, 6705

Reservations: +27 (0)87 057 4519

Email: [email protected]

4- Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge


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The Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge is a luxurious wilderness lodge that offers delicious food, hospitality and adventure, the key ingredients for a romantic getaway. The lodge features unrivaled views that overlook the panorama of the stunning Cederberg Mountains.

With 9 spacious rooms and suites, a restaurant with a view, large swimming pool and indigenous gardens flowing into the veld, this luxury hotel offers space and style that will leave you with everlasting memories. CLICK HERE to make a booking.

Cost: From R3,695 pps for the Superior Honeymoon Suite

From R3,325 pps for the Luxury Suite.

Location: Cederberg Ridge, Old Klawer Road, Clanwilliam, Western Cape, 8135

Call: Reservations: +27 87 151 4520 Lodge: +27 27 470 0136

Email: [email protected]

5- Tintswalo Atlantic

Tintswalo Atlantic, located near Chapmans Peak Drive is often regarded as one of Cape Town’s hidden gems. The facility is a 5 star, award-winning boutique lodge nestled at the base of the ocean-facing Table Mountain National Park.

There are a variety of ‘island suites’ up for grabs, including the Sainte Marie Island Suite, the ‘Sicily Island Suite‘, and the breathtaking ‘Lamu Island Suite’, all of which offer spectacular views of the beautiful coastline.

Special SA Residents rate from R4975 for 2 people per night, including breakfast, sunset canapes and cocktail of the day, and a welcome bottle of wine. Valid until 19 December 2021.

Location: Chapman’s Peak Drive, Hout Bay, Cape Town

Call:  +27 21 773 0900

Email: [email protected]

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