The Best things to do in Durban on Valentine’s Day

In case you haven’t picked up the subtle hints in the media or on Facebook, it’s Valentines day  and it’s time to get a little loved up!
…But the day of love has already arrived, and you and your Valentine still don’t have plans? Not to worry, we’ve got you sorted!
1. Madame Zingara – Looking for the wow factor this Valentines? Madame Zingara has all that and more! A spectacular show, an impressive menu, a chance to dress up and more photo ops than you could dream of!
2. Oyster Box’s Evening of Indulgence
Want an extraordinary dining experience, for an unforgettable special occasion? A Dinner and Dance, live music, or maybe a private dinner in the spectacular wine cellar. The oyster box has got it all this Valentines Day!
3. Music By The Lake
Pack a picnic and pick up your lover for a beautiful evening picnic at Botanical Gardens, stargazing, candlelight, amazing music… Sounds like the perfect night!
4. The Square Boutique Hotel Dinner and Dance
Looking for something to do with a group of friends? This one is for you! Set fire to the night at this fire and ice themed evening.
5. Kings and Queens of Comedy
Is your sweetheart more into roasts than a roast dinner? Headliners include Chester Missings, Jayloshni Nadioo and Mark Banks! Want a bit of a laugh this Valentines weekend? You won’t get any better!
6. KZN Philharmonic Orchestra at City Hall
For romantics of all ages, a concert of music from three centuries will warm hearts and spirits.

A romantic beach walk is perfect for Valentines Day - Pic: Righteous Photography

A romantic beach walk is perfect for Valentines Day – Pic: Righteous Photography

Have you been calling all around Durban only to find everything is already fully booked?

Here are some last minute ideas:

1. Essenwood Family Valentines Market
A relaxing family evening with live music and artisan food.

2. Picnic in the beautiful Makaranga Garden Lodge
Nothing beats a picnic in the enchanted Makaranga botanical gardens.

Makaranga Lodge

Makaranga Lodge

3. A Romantic night in
Sometimes the best nights are the ones spent at home. Light some candles, cook a beautiful dinner, pop a bottle of champagne and settle in for some romantic relaxation.
4. The Not So Valentines Day party at Republik Durban
Not so into The Valentine’s Day hype? Grab a friend or two and head down to Republik for sliders, craft beer and live music. No reservations required.
Whatever you end up doing, remember, “We’re all a little weird and life is a little weird and when we find someone who’s weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in to mutually satisfying weirdness- and call it love – true love.” – Robert Fulghum

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