Picnic spots to visit for the best Valentine’s Day date idea

February 5, 2024
A picnic set up for Valentine's Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, the quest for the ideal romantic experience becomes a delightful challenge. This year, why not step away from the conventional candlelit dinners and embrace the charm of an intimate picnic?

To help you plan the perfect Valentine’s Day date, we’ve curated a list of enchanting picnic spots that offer breathtaking views, tranquil settings, and an ambiance with their picnic basket offerings. Whether you’re an adventurous couple seeking a scenic escape or prefer the serenity of a secluded park, our guide has something for every duo looking to celebrate their love al fresco.

Picnic spots to visit for the best Valentine’s Day date idea:

1. Jordan Wine Estate Valentine’s Day Picnic

Indulge in a romantic escape at The Cellar Door this Valentine’s Day, where their private picnic pods, are nestled on the lush lawn of Jordan Wine Estate. With access to the private pods for 4 hours,  your picnic date is made better with a basket full of goodies custom-made by Jordan Wine Estate for the occasion.

Picnic basket contents:
A selection of wines, beers, soft drinks, mocktails, and hot beverages can be purchased at The Cellar Door on the day when baskets are collected. Your basket will include a selection of in-house freshly baked Focaccia, Cape seed loaf, and gratinated brioche, to accompany locally sourced charcuterie including Ryan Boon biltong, locally produced hard and soft cheese, including Dalewood Camembert and Brie, Klein River Stanford, De Pekelaar Boerenkaas.

Why not add-on to make your picnic a little extra special?  For just R377.00 per picnic you will get a welcome drink on arrival; A bottle of our newly released Dry Rosé 2023 to enjoy in your pod, rose petals and a bunch of roses, and a sweet treat to take home.

For more information on prices, times and dates visit Jordan Wines Estate.


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2. Valentine’s Sunset Picnic at Eikendal Vineyards

Looking for the perfect way to celebrate love this Valentine’s Day? Look no further! Pack your own picnic basket or order one from Eikendal Vineyards, grab your special someone and a picnic blanket to enjoy a sunset Valentine’s Day picnic.

What to expect

• Romantic sunset picnic next to our picturesque dam
•Live music by Dani Villé to set the mood
• Bring your own picnic or order one from us
• Entry and a glass of wine included for only R120 per person

Create beautiful memories surrounded by the stunning vineyard backdrop.

Picnic Box

Add a picnic box for R495 per couple – book before 9 February 2024.

For more information, visit Eikendal Vineyards.

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3. Spier Wine Farm Valentine’s Day picnic

Nothing says, ‘I adore you’, quite like a summer evening picnic. Collect your picnic basket filled with nutritious farm-fresh food, find a comfy spot on the werf, and get ready for a summer evening of live music, delicious food, celebratory bubbles, and a whole lot of love. Settle down and sip on our Spier Cap Classique Brut Rosè and enjoy a romantic night on the farm.

Setting the mood will be the multi-talented, award-winning Afro-pop singer/songwriter Zimbini Makwetu. With Zimbini in charge, the soundtrack of love will surely be in the air.

For more information and to book, visit Spier Wine Farm. 


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4. Dial-A-Picnic

Sometimes the most romantic gesture you can make for Valentine’s Day is to ensure that you and your partner have quality time alone. Why not set up a sweet backyard picnic this year with the help of Dial-a-Picnic?

They offer a range of picnic packages suited to almost any budget. From a simple romantic picnic, which comes with six red roses and a bright red cooler bag to keep, to a marriage proposal picnic.

View their Valentine’s Day Picnic Basket offers on Facebook.

5. Misty Hills Country Hotel

Join Misty Hills Country Lodge for a romantic evening with your beloved. They have a selection of Valentine’s Day spoils to choose from, including a romantic picnic and movie night for two.

Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival, receive a bottle of house wine to sip on throughout the evening, indulge in a delightful Valentine’s picnic basket full of treats, and watch a romantic movie. Click here to view what’s in the picnic basket.

Cost: R350 per person for the picnic movie night.

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