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Spend Your Valentine’s Day With The JG Black Book Collection

Valentine’s Day offers all of us the chance to pause and spend some quality time with our loved ones. Instead of a regular night at the movies or dinner at your local go-to, this Valentine’s Day wow and woo your significant other with a romantic trip they’ll never forget with the JG Black Book Collection! From special spa packages to private wine tastings to exclusive three-course meals, here are a few of the many ways to impress your special someone this year.


A Romantic Stay At Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar: Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar is a rare gem and one that will reward those who venture to experience all that it has to offer. In its natural simplicity, Kilindi is a lover’s paradise and has become a favorite with couples and honeymooners alike. This Valentine’s Day, a stay at Elewana ​Kilindi will leave you with ​memories for a lifetime, ​as its beauty will surpass ​all of your ​expectations.

Set on 50 acres, each pavilion is set in its own private tropical gardens and served by a dedicated butler ​ensuring that privacy is guaranteed. During your romantic stay, experience the property’s spa which offers a range of treatments in a serene and elegant setting sure to improve your well-being and provide sheer relaxation. From couples massages and long romantic walks down the private beach, to cocktails by the pool and an intimate dinner to the sound of the waves, Valentine’s Day at Elewana Kilindi Zanzibar, is a must for you and your loved one.


Romance in Style With The Chedi Andermatt: When it comes to experiencing romance at its finest, there’s simply no more amorous way to woo your loved one than a romantic two-night stay at Switzerland’s newest leading Alpine resort, The Chedi Andermatt, where Alpine chic meets Asian sleek in Urseren Valley with captivating views of the Swiss Alps, Andermatt Village and Schöllenen Gorge. Their current couple’s retreat package, “Romance in Style”, entitles you to a stay in our Deluxe Room or Deluxe Suite, a four-course romantic dinner and signature spa treatments including The Chedi Love Bath ceremony with Champagne and canapés served at The Spa.


A Romantic Escape To 47 Boutique Hotel: Surprise your soulmate this Valentine’s Day with a “Romantic Escape” to Rome, Italy including a stay at the 47 Boutique Hotel! A dream suite or room with a breathtaking view and warm Italian hospitality are only part of what 47 Boutique Hotel has to offer you and your loved one.

Your romantic escape starts as soon as you arrive at the hotel, where a bottle of prosecco and a tasty creation made by their pastry chef await you in your beautiful accommodations. Over the next few days, enjoy breakfast in the intimacy and comfort of your own room, then spend your days exploring the wonders of the city with your 2 “Roma Passes” (included in your package), or retreating to the property’s Turkish bath or gym! No matter how you choose to spend your romantic escape, Rome and 47 Boutique Hotel are your ideal partners.


A Valentine’s Getaway To Azura Quilalea Private Island: Azura Quilalea Private Island is the perfect place to spend a romantic Valentine’s getaway with your significant other! Experience the romance of bygone Africa with their unique Baobab Bath experience. They will bring a cast iron bathtub to your villa, and set up a special baobab bath for you to relax in. Imagine enjoying a bath with a glass of bubbly in hand as the sun goes down, the moon rises and the stars come out above you – heaven! Beyond the Baobab Bath experience, indulge in a private lantern lit dinner for two under the towering Baobab trees that populate this magnificent island paradise.


A Romantic Getaway In The Chilean Wine Country With Condor Travel: As Valentine’s Day approaches, it’s time to plan the perfect date with your special someone!. Dinner and a movie or flowers and chocolate are usually the norm, but how about taking it one step further and enjoying a truly memorable experience together in Chile with Condor Travel?

In the Viña Vik vineyard, located in Chile’s Millahue Valley, you and your partner can start the day off by visiting the beautiful winery. There, you will get to sample the vineyard’s most prized wines before tasting the area’s gastronomy paired, of course, with more of the valley’s finest wines. As the afternoon approaches, explore the vineyard’s surroundings yby horseback riding, trekking along the countryside or mountain biking to see different views of the estate. At night, cozy up in one of their beautiful, comfortable suites while you enjoy breathtaking views of the Andes and the surrounding nature. And, if you want to make this Valentine’s Day extra special, book one of the cabins at their vineyard home for a more intimate and relaxed stay.


A Valentine’s Day Spent With Volcanoes Safaris: This Valentine’s Day, treat yourselves to a romantic getaway and experience the unique Volcanoes Lodges in Uganda and Rwanda!

At Volcanoes Safaris Kyambura Gorge Lodge, enjoy a romantic sunset game drive in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park, chimpanzee tracking or a wildlife and bird-filled boat cruise along the Kazinga Channel with your loved one. Of course, Volcanoes Safaris will arrange for a special Valentine’s Day dinner to end your day on a high note!

Or, head to Volcanoes Safaris Virunga Lodge in Rwanda’s Parc des National Volcans, which was awarded Africa’s Most Romantic Retreat by the Boutique Hotel Awards. Clearly, Virunga Lodge is the perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved one! This Valentine’s Day, enjoy the most romantic views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the twin lakes, Bulera and Ruhondo, and treat yourself to a star-gazing bush dinner in the gardens of the award-winning lodge!


Micato Safaris’ Wilderness & Winelands With Your Valentine: If love is a little bit like an onion, where the more you peel back the layers, the more you discover its sweetness, then Micato Safaris’ Wilderness and Winelands tour provides that same sweet discovery for travelers! Peel back the layers of South Africa with your Valentine as you explore the country’s lovely preserves and cities, digging deeper to discover its idyllic places to stay. And throughout, there’s Micato’s unwavering attention to detail that makes couples return to Africa again and again!

This 12-day journey features two extraordinary hideaways by Sir Richard Branson, one being Ulusaba in the Sabi Sand Reserve. From their private verandahs you and yours can indulge in a private multi-course supper as you watch creatures from nearby wildlife-rich Kruger National Park stroll by. Couples will also experience the magic of Mont Rochelle, surrounded by South Africa’s lush farmlands and vineyards. And if wine is your thing, there’s plenty, as you’ll wander the sweet Dutch colonial towns of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek in the Cape Winelands. Indulge in tastings at wine estates and experience Cape Town and the magnificent One&Only, exploring the Cape Floristic Region and the delightful penguins at Boulders Bay along the way. And throughout your Wilderness and Winelands tour, all meals and drinks are included, even, happily, local beer and wine and, often, spirits! The thrill of discovery and romance await you in Micato’s Africa.


Romancing in Style with The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah: Whether it is Valentine’s Day or simply a short romantic escape, The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah is always ready to spice up your special getaway with its “Romance in Style” package, which includes a two-night minimum stay in one of their tranquil suites or villas.

Your journey begins with a private transfer from the airport, which will escort you in comfort to the aromatic floral bath and special cake waiting for you in your suite or villa. Embrace the day with a rice paddy trekking through the rice field and neighboring villages alongside your butler to get a glimpse of the harmonious life of the humble locals. Then, indulge in a 60 minute couples spa treatment before your three-course romantic dinner in the privacy of your residence or at The Restaurant. For the ultimate experience, The Chedi Club Tanah Gajah is bringing you one of the most romantic dining experiences where you are greeted and ushered to a secluded platform with a table for two, surrounded by rice paddy fields as far as the eye can see! Executive Chef Dean’s five course set dinner menu will spice things up with flickering fireflies in the distance.