Valentine’s Specials

Valentine’s Specials

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Southern Spoor Marketing represents a portfolio of some of South Africa’s best privately owned hotels and lodges, situated throughout the country. Each establishment is carefully selected to ensure that it complements the rest of the portfolio in terms of service, attention to detail and unique experience, and each one has a particular characteristic which makes it stand out from the plethora of accommodation and restaurants available in South Africa.

The five-star Rhulani Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve is only 3.5 hours from Joburg. Each luxury chalet has its own private plunge pool and deck which seems to blend in with the surrounding bush. Rhulani is offering a special rate of R1780 per person sharing per night (normal rate R2250) including all meals, two game drives a day in the Big Five malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve and a bottle of sparkling wine (minimum 2 nights stay), valid for the month of February.

Contact Rhulani Safari Lodge reservations on +27 11 469 5082 or to make a booking, or visit their website for more information.

The luxurious Umbhaba Lodge in Hazyview is set in a tropical valley overlooking a hippo pool only 20 minutes from the Kruger National Park. Umbhaba is offering a romantic getaway including dinner, bed and breakfast, a romantic turndown with a small bottle of sparkling wine, for the fantastic rate of R460 per person sharing per night, valid for the month of February.

Contact Umbhaba Lodge reservations on +27 13 737 7636 or to make a booking, or visit their website for more information.

The Pinotage Restaurant and Wine Cellar in Centurion is the only restaurant in South Africa to celebrate the quintessentially South African Pinotage wine. The glass enclosed wine room has a selection of some of the finest Pinotage wines available, to complement the superb menu. The restaurant has prepared a romance-inspiring Valentine’s Day menu:


Roasted pear, blue cheese, pine nuts and toasted almonds served on a bed of rocket


Prawn mille feuille with a lemon dill mayonnaise


Smoked chicken with crisp bacon, feta cheese, gherkins and salad greens


Ostrich fillet filled with crepes flambéed with gin, accompanied by a sweet pepper and spring onion salad. Served with a red wine berry juice


Beef fillet with walnuts wrapped with bacon, accompanied by an asparagus and goat’s cheese frittata. Served with a chocolate lavender sauce


Slow roasted duck breast atop a bed of soft polenta, accompanied by Pinotage poached pears


Frangelico and honey tiramisu with a blackberry coulis


Lemon infused baked cheesecake


Pinotage ice cream with baklava splashed with passion fruit

The price per person is R195. Contact The Pinotage on +27 12 654 7040 or to make a booking, or visit the website

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