Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day at these romantic KZN South Coast venues

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This is the year couples in love can finally celebrate in style with an enchanting meal and extravagant getaway at a romantic venue on the KZN South Coast. Beautiful views, serene surroundings and endless pampering is the perfect combination for a well-deserved Valentine’s Day celebration together.

“After so many missed celebrations, many people are looking to take advantage of the lifting of restrictions this year by really spoiling their significant other,” said Phelisa Mangcu, CEO of Ugu South Coast Tourism (USCT). “This year needs to be a culmination of any missed Valentine’s Day celebrations, which means choosing a really unique, well-located and memorable spot. The KZN South Coast has several luxurious venues that promise the romantic experience your loved one truly deserves.”

Blue Marlin Hotel

Location: Scottburgh

Contact: 039 978 3361

Website: www.bluemarlinhotel.co.za

Description: Take in the spectacular ocean views at this charming KZN South Coast hotel. Enjoy cocktails sundowners at the Blue Marlin Bar, indulge in a delicious meal at the Lighthouse Restaurant, or take a dip in the sparkling pool. The hotel offers three-star accommodation for visitors looking for an overnight romantic getaway.

Honeywood Forest Lodge and Spa

Location: Sea Park

Contact: 039 695 1036

Website: www.honeywoodsa.co.za

Description: For the ultimate ‘gourmet getaway’, Honeywood Forest Lodge is the perfect retreat. The on-site acclaimed restaurant, The Cellar, serves up delectable meals with the lush Forest Spa the ideal way to enjoy some romantic pampering. Overnight stays can be enjoyed in the chalets located less than 1km from the beach.

Royston Hall Guesthouse

Location: Umtentweni

Contact: 082 784 5851

Website: www.roystonhall.co.za

Description: This beautiful historical manor house has a rich history dating back more than a century. Set within a private nature reserve adjacent to the Umzimkulu River, this is the ideal guesthouse for a romantic excursion. Make this an extra special Valentine’s Day by booking into one of the elegant honeymoon suites, and unwind while listening to the sound of nature.

Leopard Rock Coffee Shop & Lookout Chalets

Location: Oribi Gorge

Contact: 074 124 0902

Website: www.leopardrockc.co.za           

Description: Set within the world-renowned Oribi Gorge valley is the warm, rustic Leopard Rock. Couples can enjoy a home-cooked meal on the 21-metre deck overlooking the rushing Umzimkulu River. There is also a wonderful garden and nature trails for a romantic stroll in this majestic location.

The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa

Location: Oribi Gorge

Contact: 039 687 4000

Website: www.thegorge.co.za

Description: For the ultimate luxury experience complete with world-class service and unmatched natural surroundings, there’s The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa. This boutique lodge is the perfect spot for couples to really unwind with some indulgent pampering at the Clivia Day Spa, fine dining at the flagship restaurant, Catharina’s on 15, and quality accommodation with glorious gorge vistas.

ANEW Resort Ingeli Forest

Location: Harding

Contact: 039 553 0600

Website: www.anewhotels.com

Description: Situated in the foothills of the Ingeli Mountain range, surrounded by indigenous forests, is the majestic

ANEW Resort Ingeli Forest. Couples can relax in one of the spacious country rooms with private verandas offering serene views. Drinks can be enjoyed in the beautiful Foresters Bar followed by a superb meal at Eagles Nest Restaurant with beautiful trails for a romantic excursion.

Days at Sea

Location: Trafalgar

Contact: 039 313 0013

Website: www.daysatsea.co.za

Description: This five-star luxury hotel is a lovers’ hideaway, with its first-class cuisine and fine wine making it the perfect Valentine’s Day retreat. Every suite is a masterpiece of design, with the spacious pool set over the Indian Ocean simply inviting relaxation. The chef crafts fusion cuisine – Italian, French and a dash of Asian – for a delectably memorable meal.  

For a full list of KZN South Coast’s accommodation venues, restaurants and romantic activities, download the free ‘Explore KZN South Coast’ app from Google Play and Apple stores, or visit www.visitkznsouthcoast.co.za. Alternatively, check out ‘South Coast Tourism’ on Facebook or YouTube, @infosouthcoast on Twitter or Instagram, or ‘Info Ugu South Coast Tourism’ on LinkedIn. Follow the hashtags #outdoorsarein #extendyourstay #beautifulbeaches #kznsouthcoast.

For access to all previous USCT press releases, please visit: https://www.visitkznsouthcoast.co.za/category/press-release/