Forget California’s Napa Valley! Soak in the gentle breeze as it blows across South Africa’s wine region and gently caresses your cheek. Although there are plenty of fun things to do in South Africa, planning an excursion to the vineyards of Cape Town is a must for a romantic getaway.
Here are a few things which will make your romantic getaway even more memorable:
Go hot air-ballooning in Cape Winelands
Drifting away on a hot air balloon in Cape Winelands is an experience of its own. The backdrop of stunning vineyards and the beautiful sunrise will take you right into the state of nirvana. Prepare to max out your memory card as this gorgeous view has served as the ultra-romantic backdrop of almost every honeymoon photograph taken in Cape Town.
There are plenty of tour companies through which you can ride the hot air balloon and it will roughly cost you around SGD$400 which includes a glass of champagne and a nice breakfast.
Also keep in mind that this activity is weather dependent so you might not be able to avail it every day.
Explore the Wine Country on foot
There is a lot to explore in Cape Winelands in addition to just exploring tasting rooms. For people who are artists behind the camera, this place will prove to be heaven. Soak in the beauty of the vineyards and glimpse at how the grapes change colors. Take your camera along to capture the beautiful sights you will see.
Savor your taste buds on delicious meals
The culinary scene of Cape Winelands is as rich as its expatriate population. The restaurants here thrive on gourmet cuisine which is like you have never had before and they also borrow from international influences. Take your date to a restaurant in Cape Winelands and you will surely impress him/her.
Ride the Franschhoek Wine Tram
The Franshchhoek Tram will take you around the scenic beauty that Cape Winelands offer. It’s a hop on/hop off wine tasting tram which is a lot of fun. Enjoy the ride with a glass of Cape Town’s best wine with your partner while marveling at the views.