6 things to do in Ballito this Valentines Day

Head to Ballito this Valentine’s weekend for a romantic getaway with that special someone in your life. Take a romantic stroll along the boardwalk or spend the day lying on the beach while watching the waves. In the evening, head to one of the beautiful restaurants in town or go to one of the truly romantic Valentine’s dinners listed below. Contact Utopia Ballito to book your perfect accommodation for a holiday on the North Coast.

Valentine’s Dinners suggestions from Utopia


This vibrant restaurant is hosting a Valentine’s Dinner on the 14th of February. Enjoy a delicious three-course meal paired with a bottle of Durbanville Hills Sparkling wine. The cost is R550 per couple and booking is essential. After dinner, take a walk to the beach which is just steps from this well-known Ballito restaurant.

Two Shrimps
This beachfront restaurant is situated in the Canelands Hotel and offers romantic ocean views for the perfect Valentine’s Dinner. Two Shrimps will be providing a platter for two to share followed by a yummy dessert and accompanied by a bottle of bubbly. There will be live musical entertainment playing the best love songs of all time. The cost of this Valentine’s Meal is R750 per couple and advance booking is required.

Secrets Day Spa
Treat your loved one to a day at the spa or a pampering treatment or two at Secrets Day Spa. Couples can enjoy a massage or a relaxing pedicure while enjoying stunning ocean views. After your day of pampering head down to the beach for a romantic picnic. Costs of the day will depend on picnic options chosen from The Boathouse restaurant and spa treatments. Contact the spa for pricing on the different options and to book your romantic spa day.

La Montagne
Make magical memories this Valentine’s day with a night of dinner and dancing at La Montagne Resort. There will be live Latin music and a dance floor where you can salsa the night away. A buffet dinner will be provided and every couple will receive complimentary chocolates and roses. Highlights of the buffet, include crab and prawn samoosas, creamy chicken korma, and chocolate mint cheesecake. The cost is R395 per person and children under 12 will be half-price. Booking is essential for this family-friendly event.

Head to the beautiful Fig Tree restaurant at the Simbithi Country Club for a night of romance. Guests will receive a glass of bubbly and fresh oysters on arrival. Highlights of the three-course meal, include a prawn cocktail starter, fillet of beef topped with chili chocolate sauce, and a panna cotta with fresh berries for dessert. Costs are R350 per person and bookings are essential.

Oyster Box
The Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga will be hosting Valentine’s Events on the 14th and 15th of February. These dinners are very popular so make sure to get your booking as soon as possible. Indulge in a six-course plated dinner while listening to live musical entertainment. The cost is R1200 per person and you can choose between The Grill Room or Ocean Terrace dining areas.

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