Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve in South Africa, The Tides Lodge in Tanzania and the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa in Switzerland all have launched their romantic offer ahead of Valentine’s Day.

South-Africa: Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

This Valentine’s Day, relax with an indulgent three-night spa break at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, South Africa. The epitome of vintage style and romantic elegance, Selati Camp’s Lourenco Marques Honeymoon Suite has been exquisitely renovated to capture the ‘Yesterday’ of Africa. Guests can relax on the ultra-luxurious canopy draped four-poster bed or in the spacious living area, surrounded by original antiques, lovingly collected from across the country. The suite’s secluded outdoor space offers a deep stone bath and open-air shower, allowing couples to revel in their very own hidden sanctuary beneath the stars.

Selati Camp - View from Deck
View from the deck at Selati Camp

New for February, the three-night Amani Spa break encourages couples to reconnect as they embrace the serenity of the South African bush. Discover an inner peace with an inclusive holistic 90-minute body Kurhula Body Ritual, using Amani Spa’s signature coconut massage balm, soothing parched skin and loosening stressed limbs. This flows into a revitalising mini facial, bringing balance to the body, mind and soul. Further this sense of escapism on twice-daily game-drives, in the suite’s private safari vehicle, where guests will feel at one with the environment, in tune with the landscape and witness spectacular wildlife sightings. Indulge in the finest cuisine, combining contemporary flavours with African soul.

A three-night Amani Spa Break at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve starts from 40,500 ZAR (approx. £2,404) per person based on two sharing. Upgrade to the Lourenco Marques Honeymoon Suite for an additional 7,500 ZAR (approx. £444). Valid for travel in February 2018. This includes accommodation, morning and evening open vehicle safaris, environmental awareness walking safari, all meals, selected beverages, VAT, an Amani Spa 90-minute Kurhula Full Body spa treatment and an Amani spa gift.

Selati sunset view
Selati sunset view

Tanzania: The Tides Lodge

Revel in secluded romance this Valentine’s Day at The Tides Lodge on Tanzania’s east coast. This palm-fringed oceanfront haven offers the ultimate in romantic getaways with its location on the unspoilt Ushongo Beach, rated one of the best top-secret beaches in the world.

Book onto the Lodge’s Ultimate Romance special, available until mid-March, to escape the stresses and strains of everyday life. This special three-day offer includes two nights half board accommodation, a welcome drink on arrival, a bottle of champagne, a dreamy candlelight dinner and a one-hour aromatherapy massage.

The Lodge’s Upepo Suite is a perfect hide-away for couples with its Makuti roof and authentic furnishings. Set just steps from the beach, this intimate suite offers a beautiful upstairs bedroom with a large balcony offering captivating views across the Indian Ocean. Alternatively, stay in one of seven individual beach cottages, these idyllic retreats boast a private veranda overlooking the sea and secluded sunbathing area for complete privacy.

Staying at the Tides Lodge
Staying at The Tides Lodge

At the heart of the Lodge, the welcoming beach-front bar and restaurant are hand-crafted from local materials. Dining is a real highlight with its creative cuisine using locally sourced ingredients. Enjoy fresh fish caught daily by local fisherman, or unwind with a cocktail under the stars each night for the ideal end to the day.

Situated on Tanzania’s undiscovered east coast, spend the days unwinding with a calming massage, kayaking together along the beautiful shores or taking a snorkelling trip to discover the beautiful untouched reefs of Maziwe Island. Just less than a mile away from Tides Lodge and Villa, experience Tanzania’s most important turtle nesting site for unique sightings of green and hawksbill turtles. Of the seven marine turtle species found worldwide, five are found off the Tanzanian coast, making this a true once in a lifetime opportunity to enjoy together.  

Stay at the Upepo Suite with this package from $750 for two nights (approximately £543) on a half board basis and double occupancy, or stay in a Beach Cottage for $700 (approximately £507). For more information or to book please email [email protected], or call +255 713 325 182.

The Tides Lodge, Tanzania
The ocean on Tanzania’s undiscovered east coast

Switzerland: the Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa

The Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa, Lausanne has announced their Saint Valentine’s offer. Available from Wednesday 14th to Saturday 17th February, it’s the ideal break for couples looking to celebrate their romance on a European escape which combines spa and culture.

The historic Grand Château-style hotel is an oasis of calm in the middle of the city and the ideal base to access the Swiss Alps and beyond. Guests enjoy complimentary access to the hotel’s 1,500m² Spa du Royal during their stay. The state of the art spa facilities boast indoor and outdoor pools, vitality pools, sauna, a Hammam, steam rooms, eight treatment rooms and a relaxation room. Choose from a superb range of wellness treatments and extensive message menu, including signature and hot stone massages. For the ultimate romantic indulgence and side by side tailored couples treatments, take private hire of the Spa Suite complete with its own steam room, sauna, vitality pool and relaxation zone.


After time spent together in the spa, further the relaxation with a ‘Love Potion’ cocktail crafted by the hotel’s chief mixologist and macaroons before dinner in the Brasserie du Royal. From 14 to 17 February, the Brasserie will offer a spectacular Menu Saint-Valentine with locally sourced culinary delicacies paired with a glass of champagne, including red tuna filet, royal seabream carpaccio, roasted veal loin followed by a sticky toffee apple dessert.

The following morning, enjoy breakfast in the Brasserie or delivered to your room before a stroll or bike along the stunning shores of Lake Geneva. With a city transport card handed to all guests upon arrival, explore the cultural highlights of Lausanne including the Olympic museum, Bejart Ballet School and Lausanne Cathedral, stopping for a decadent hot chocolate or some famous Blondel truffles en route.

Book the Saint Valentine offer from CHF 560 (approx. £425) per room per night. Includes the Valentine’s menu, a cocktail and macaroons in the room, access to the Spa du Royal, wi-fi and Lausanne public transport card. For more information or to book, please call +41 21 614 88 88.

For  more information on these three getaways, visit Sabi Sabi, the Tides Lodge and the Royal Savoy Hotel.