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February (AKA the month of love) is for spoiling significant others, and what better way to celebrate your adoration for each other than by spending time together on a romantic getaway.

Here are 7 of our favourite romantic getaways.

InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers hotel

InterContinental Johannesburg Sandton Towers hotel offers visitors a luxurious and enjoyable stay in the city’s upmarket northern suburbs. This luxurious Sandton hotel offers 231 stylish, elegantly appointed luxury rooms, a full range of services and amenities, and a friendly concierge who can refer visitors to authentic and captivating local attractions in what is possibly Africa’s most energetic and stylish city. The adjacent Sandton City multilevel shopping mall, accessible via a convenient skywalk, provides the perfect opportunity to visit a range of chic boutiques, department stores and eateries.

The Westin Hotel, Cape Town

Located in the heart of Cape Town, right on the V&A Waterfront precinct with panoramic views of Table Mountain and Devil’s Peak, this 5-star hotel is the perfect host for a romantic evening.

The Royal Livingstone by Anantara, Zambia

The Royal Livingstone is one of the most iconic hotels in Zambia with the Victory Falls as the backdrop for a romantic getaway. Couples can treat themselves to massages under a gazebo along the Zambezi River. Embark on a sunset cruise or dine on the Royal Livingston express train. Being one of the only hotels in walking distance to the Vic Falls, couples can cool down in the devils pool, have sundowners on the deck or Micro lighting for the more adventurous couples.

President Hotel, Cape Town

At the President Hotel Cape Town, guests can mark the season of love with a unique romantic experience – a whimsical open air silent cinema screening of “The Notebook” set against the spectacular backdrop of the iconic Lion’s Head and beneath a ceiling of stars.

African Pride Irene Country Lodge, Centurion

Nestled in the historic village of Irene, Centurion, in the heart of Gauteng, lies the African Pride Irene Country Lodge. A haven of peace and tranquility, the long and winding oak-lined lane leading up to the lodge’s entrance will leave you feeling like you’ve left the city without actually having done so.

African Pride Mount Grace Hotel & Spa in Magaliesburg

Nestled in a charming country setting with views of the Magaliesburg Mountains, the African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa is a serene and luxurious retreat. Situated just an hour’s drive from Johannesburg, the resort offers guests instant access to the area’s breath-taking natural beauty. The hotel offers luxury guest rooms and suites, as well as villa accommodation.  Villas include a private pool. What could be better for romance than spending time together in a private pool? Couples are also able to enjoy quality time together at the full-service Mount Grace Spa, one of the area’s most acclaimed and awarded wellness destinations, and enjoy fine wine and delicious cuisine at the Rambling Vine Restaurant, a must-do for wine-lovers.

The Caledon Hotel and Spa, Western Cape

Situated in the Western Cape’s picturesque Overberg region, The Caledon Hotel and Spa offers a country retreat experience that overwhelms the senses and induces a sense of relaxation and contentment. With spectacular views, The Caledon hotel is an idyllic sanctuary where guests can unwind in a stress-free environment.

This article was first published by True Love on 15 February 2018