Book a romantic getaway at Maropeng this Valentine's Day

  • January 13, 2017

A five-course dinner for two, an exclusive stargazing experience, a night at the exclusive four-star Maropeng Boutique Hotel and a decadent champagne breakfast. If ever there was a list containing crucial ingredients for a memorable Valentine's Day, this, surely, would be it.

Just an hour outside of Johannesburg, Maropeng offers the ultimate romantic getaway. (Image: Maropeng)

Share Valentine's Day with your partner this year by spending the night of Saturday 11 February 2017 at Maropeng. This specially crafted package includes an incredible dinner, followed by a guided tour of the night sky with our resident astronomer, Vincent Nettman. When you retire for the night, you will find a long-stemmed red rose, a chocolate turndown and bath salts waiting. Upon awaking the next morning, you are invited to enjoy our delicious champagne breakfast.

If you need any more convincing, here's a sneak peek at our dinner menu. Please note that this delicious dinner menu will also be served on the evening of Valentine's Day itself, Tuesday 14 February 2017.

Amuse-bouche

Smoked salmon with sour onion, sushi salad and seedlings

Starter

Seared queen prawn, grilled cured watermelon and lemon curd; or
Savoury custard, herb oil, basil chips and crispy bruschetta

Palate cleanser

Lemon sorbet

Main course

Duo of confit duck leg and rack of lamb, cranberry and tomato jus, crumbed quinoa and mash; or
Chicken Falstaff with pineapple salsa, yam and cauliflower puree; or
Potato gnocchi with cream of shiitake, shimeji and portobello mushrooms

Dessert

Silver glazed chocolate brownie, fresh berries and buttermilk mousse; or
Mango cheesecake and citrus soil

The four-star Maropeng Boutique Hotel. (Image: Maropeng)

The total price is R3 200 per couple. Check-in is any time from 2pm on the Saturday and check-out is at 11am on the Sunday. You are also welcome to enjoy a tour of Maropeng and the Sterkfontein Caves, which are situated adjacent and in close proximity to the hotel respectively. For bookings or more information, please contact us on 014 577 9016/7, or email mmathabom@maropeng.co.za or conferencing@maropeng.co.za. Terms and conditions apply.

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