Okay ladies (and guys, holla 🙋) let’s get in formation ‘cos Valentine’s day is just a couple days away. To help set the mood, we put together 9 budget-friendly date night ideas for you and your main squeeze.
Lights, camera, picnic, action
On VDAY, the outdoor cinema over at Chris Saunders Park, Durban will be hooking ya’ll love birds up with Pretty Woman at 8pm. Buy your tickets for R95 each here: http://bit.ly/2E8lJCQ.
When the sun goes down
If you’re from the mother city, or you’ve been there on hols, you’ll know that sunset at Clifton is nothing short of romantic. Pack candles into your picnic basket to make it extra special!
Sundowners in the city
Carrie Bradshaw would totes agree. Head to Living Room in Jozi to watch the sun set over the city’s skyline.
All you need is love & donuts
You and boo into more of a Netflix & chill / gaming vibe? Donut worry girl, we got you! Order in cute AF treats from Dope Donuts up in Jozi to make your night-in even more sweet!
Check out http://www.dopedonuts.com/ for more deets!
Gondola with your ride or die
Take a magical ride down Durban’s canal with Zulumoon Gondolas. We’re talking red roses, chocolate, live music, and more for R550 per couple. Book here: https://gondolas.co.za/!
On Valentine’s day, why not share an insta-worthy treat with bae. CRAFT, Joburg will serve you badass buttermilk waffles while Flavour Café, Pietermaritzburg will have you feelin’ like a unicorn with their EXTRA, candyfloss topped freakshakes.
90s kids meets old school charm
Kick it old school at the Labia – a classic, vintage cinema on Orange street, Cape Town. R50 will get you a movie ticket plus you can order gin or vodka slushies and down it in the theatre. Need we say more ;)? Grab your tickets here: https://www.thelabia.co.za/
Get lost in another land
When it comes to dates, there’s nothing like going back to the bae-sics. Best way to do this? Your local game arcade, of course. And besides, a lil’ flirty competitiveness between you and bae will defs increase the 🔥🔥🔥!
Do you want fries with that?
And when all else fails, make like Kim and grab an ice-cream from McDonald’s. Simple. Budget friendly. And chic – when you’re wearing heels ;)!