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South African setting for Love Island villa has unbelievable views and romantic date spots to make you fall in love

South African setting for Love Island villa has incredible views and romantic date spots to make you fall in love


BEFORE ENTERING THE VILLA

ISLANDERS eager to get in form ought to don their trainers and take a hike up Lion’s Head, for unbelievable views throughout Cape City.

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The path winds across the mountain, giving views in all instructions and evening owls ought to be part of the month-to-month full moon hikes. See hikelionshead.co.za/ full-moon-hike.

Discovering love underneath the South African solar will imply an extended stint within the Love Island villa. So it’s important to get dose of the nice outdoor earlier than “coupling up”.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, nestled on the foot of Desk Mountain is the proper place.

The Gardens cowl 528 hectares and are dwelling to 7,000 species of crops. An outstanding spot for a glass of the native Chenin blanc and a picnic whereas absorbing the sights and smells. See sanbi.org/ gardens/kirstenbosch.

The place the love glows… the villa’s fireplace pit will probably be one of many spots the place reminiscences will probably be created in Cape City
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DATE SPOTS FOR NEW COUPLES

ALL true Love Island followers know the actual drama occurs across the fireplace pit. However any new {couples} can overlook the worry of being dumped and cuddle up round an open fireplace pit in considered one of Desk Mountain Nationwide Park’s camps.

Every has a big fireplace pit, good for cooking up a Braai (BBQ) or retaining heat whereas gazing up into the evening sky. With entry to the park’s finest mountaineering trails, the everlasting tents are a incredible choice for hikers and outside fanatics and price round £40 per evening.

See sanparks.org/parks/table_mountain.

Or the loved-up {couples} can get pleasure from a sundown picnic at Spier Wine Farm in close by Stellenbosch.

Scent from above…Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is the proper place to go to earlier than ‘coupling up’

There they’ll tuck into one of many domestically sourced Summer season Picnic hampers.

Visitors can choose up their hamper from the farm and lie on their picnic rug overlooking the dam or underneath the oak timber to get pleasure from their al fresco dinner because the solar units. Picnics value from simply £15. See spier.co.za/meals.

If you happen to’re seeking to actually impress your new love curiosity then a helicopter tour exploring Cape City’s dramatic shoreline and Desk Mountain from the skies is a good selection.

NAC helicopters supply an array of flights. The Hopper Tour options unbelievable vistas of the rugged shoreline, Robben Island, Desk Mountain, Metropolis Bowl and the well-known Twelve Apostles mountain vary. Costs from £226 (nachelicopterscapetown.com).

Grape expectations…at Spier Wine Farm, good for a romantic picnic

AFTER THE SHOW

THE ultimate place to unwind and preserve that tan topped up is Clifton Seashores. The white sand and the crystal-clear waters are secluded from the wind and coastal street, and near the town.

The 4 seashores are standard with guests and locals, who get pleasure from a sundowner on the finish of the day (capetown.journey). As a substitute of those being watched, the Love Island contestants could wish to do some watching of their very own — recognizing African wildlife.

Though the sport reserves round Cape City should not finest identified for the Huge 5 — lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino they’ll ship an actual wildlife expertise.

Inverdoorn Recreation Reserve is dwelling to giraffe, cheetah, hippo, zebra, kudu, impala, springbok, wildebeest and extra, and is open to two-legged day guests. It prices round £88 for a sport drive together with lunch. See inverdoorn.com.

Gorgeous setting…Clifton on the Atlantic shore is the spot if you wish to impress your different half

SHOW

LOVE Island returns to ITV2 tomorrow, with one other addictive dose of solar, love and heartbreaks  . . . this time in South Africa.
The villa at Eagle’s Nest in Cape City is on the doorstep of unbelievable pure landscapes, the safari “Huge 5” and a complete host of distant, romantic date spots.
LISA MINOT exhibits why winter Love Islanders (and followers) will fall in love with South Africa.


The Neighbourgoods Market is a good spot for the islanders to meet up with their nearest and dearest.

Housed within the historic sky-lit warehouse of The Previous Biscuit Mill in Cape City’s Woodstock District, The Market takes place every Saturday.

It affords an array of eclectic mico-merchants, native artists, designers and “food-alchemists” — good for a pressie on your new liked one. Discover out extra at neighbourgoodsmarket.co.za.

  • Love Island begins tomorrow on ITV2 at 9pm.
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GO: CAPE TOWN

GETTING/STAYING THERE: Premier Holidays has a ten-night Cape City, Winelands & Backyard Route tour from £1,479 per individual together with automotive rent, ten nights’ B&B lodging in 3H and 4H lodges, flights and arrival transfers.

Name 08444 937 531, or premierholidays.co.uk/holidays/africa/south-africa/excursions.


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