JOZI'S GOT ROMANCE, TRUST US!
November 08, 2018
We can all get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the powerhouse we call Joburg. The strong and demanding energy of this city is enough to get anyone slightly overwhelmed at times and this could easily result in stress in your relationship.
Taking time out to enjoy this vibrant city and all it’s beauty is what brings people together and we took the time to put together a list of our favourite Romantic Spots in Jozi.
THE VIEW BOUTIQUE HOTEL
The View Boutique Hotel
is a unique five-star accommodation venue in Johannesburg that takes its name from the panoramic vistas it enjoys over the City of Gold. Situated in the historic, leafy suburb of Auckland Park close to the heart of the inner-city bustle, this elegant hotel offers visitors a quiet, countryside ambience within minutes of the city's best-loved attractions. Guests can look forward to six elegantly appointed suites that have been individually decorated and feature all of the amenities necessary for a luxurious stay.
The hotel also has its own on-site restaurant, 1888 at The View, where guests are invited to enjoy main meals, snacks, as well as High Tea. In fact, you can even host your wedding or special event here, with full catering and a custom menu for up to 150 guests. Alternatively, unwind at The View to Tranquillity Spa, with a Swedish massage, manicure or pedicure. The View Boutique Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy a truly elegant couple's getaway.
ROOFTOP SALSA IN MABONENG
One, Two, Three Cha Cha Cha your way over to Maboneng and let go to some hypnotic rhythms of Afro-Latino music while enjoying the sunset over Johannesburg’s skyline. This monthly rooftop event is perfect for adventurous first dates, spicing up your marriage dates or just something different to enjoy with your partner. This event takes place at Market on Main’s Canteen Restaurant in Maboneng once a month. Follow them on Facebook
for upcoming events.
GOODMAN ART GALLERY
Swoon over more than art and spend your afternoon strolling hand in hand around some of South African's best creations. The Goodman Art Gallery in both Cape Town and Johannesburg hosts art exhibitions which is sure to bring the art of love back into any relationship. Visit their social media pages
for upcoming exhibitions and events.
“No matter what has happened. No matter what you’ve done. No matter what you will do. I will always love you.
I swear it.”
––Defiance by C.J. Redwine
“I wanted to tell you that wherever I am, whatever happens, I’ll always think of you, and the time we spent
together, as my happiest time. I’d do it all over again, if I had the choice. No regrets.”
––Boundless by Cynthia Hand
“And in her smile I see something more beautiful than the stars.”
––Across the Universe by Beth Revis
“It’s one thing to fall in love. It’s another to feel someone else fall in love with you, and to feel a
responsibility toward that love.”
––Every Day by David Levithan
“I love you the way a drowning man loves air. And it would destroy me to have you just a little.”
––The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson
“I’m in love with you, and I’m not in the business of denying myself the simple pleasure of saying true things.
I’m in love with you, and I know that love is just a shout into the void, and that oblivion is inevitable,
and that we’re all doomed and that there will come a day when all our labor has been returned to dust, and
I know the sun will swallow the only earth we’ll ever have, and I am in love with you.”
––The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
“I never loved you any more than I do, right this second. And I’ll never love you any less than I do,
right this second.”
––Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
“Sometimes I can’t see myself when I’m with you. I can only just see you.”
––Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson
“I am catastrophically in love with you.”
––Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
“I knew the second I met you that there was something about you I needed. Turns out it wasn’t
something about you at all. It was just you.”
––Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire