4 great last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas

No matter your feelings on the Day of Love, no one likes to spend the weekend in the dog box. Luckily for you, we’ve come up with a number of ideas that are sure to bring joy to the love of your life. And, more importantly, don’t require bookings or long planning. These last-minute Valentine’s Day ideas will help you accomplish all the loving, with a little less stress.


It might seem like an obvious option, but most ladies love a thoughtful Valentine’s day bouquet. Getting flowers delivered can be hit and miss however, especially when you are pressed for time – bouquet size, freshness and presentation can vary wildly between different services. To avoid sending your loved one a sub-standard bouquet, its worth going with someone well-established like BLOMBOY.


Ever heard the sentence “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend”? So this Valentine’s choose a gift that will impress. Graff Jewellers at Delaire Graff have a new “Threads” collection, a “scintillating celebration of modernity that captures the precious moments and memories we share with loved ones, celebrating the powerful connections between us all.”


Hop on the Franschhoek Wine Tram and take a day together to explore the Franschhoek Wine Valley and indulge in some of the best settings for a romantic day out tasting wine. The Franschhoek Wine Valley is beautiful any time of day, but when its bathed in a gorgeous golden hour glow and spectacular sunset, it makes for a truly unforgettable experience.


Show him or her your more sophisticated side by surprising them with a guided tour of the Stellenbosch Triennale. These Guided Friday Morning Walks are personally guided walks through the different exhibitions led by Stellenbosch Triennale curators or trustees. Pre book & pay to secure a spot. Email: hanle@stellenboschtriennale.com or call: 072 386 8470.