Never have I ever: 8 Romantic and Unique Valentine’s Day Ideas

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  1. Keep the love alive and go on an adventure

Dating someone is an adventure in itself. But if your is partner adventurous, then Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp has the perfect out of the box date idea for you this Valentines Day. If you are planning to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, instead of going on romantic date, you can opt for an adventure trip.  The kind that includes horseback riding by the lake shores, recurve archery, game drives, scenic sundowners and breakfast by the pristine waters of Lake Elmenteita.


If these are too common for you, try a hike up the sleeping warrior and later explore the white pelicans breeding grounds before settling down for a picnic lunch. Or better yet, set out for a day of adventure at the lake Nakuru National park and a tour to History-rich Hyrax Hill Pre-Historic Site and Museum depicting the lifestyle of the extinct Sirikwa Community. Hike up the cliff with a picturesque and breathtaking view of Lake Nakuru. Enjoy a glass of wine and toss to many more years of love! Dating is not just about spending romantic time with each other but it is more about creating memories and sharing fun experiences. So, adventure date is a different way of knowing each other better. And that’s exactly what you want to do on Valentine’s Day, isn’t it?

  1. A couple that Spas together


Treat your body, mind and senses to a relaxing day at the spa. You and your partner will feel refreshed, renergized, relaxed, and sexy if we may add – a perfect date for the couple looking to spend as much time together as possible. Kampala Serena Hotel, Uganda have wonderful and relaxing spa session of couples to heal and rejuvenate yourselves. Not to mention use of facilities like the hot tub and steam room. Ahhhhh, talk about the perfect Valentine’s date idea! Cap the day with a romantic dinner for two and get lost in the SOUND of LOVE with a 10 man Classical Orchestra to serenade your special date all evening and make a big impression with our tasty delights at our restaurants.

  1. Table for Two


A fairly old school move, but old is gold and you can never go wrong with an exclusive dinner for two at the fine dining Mandhari Restaurant or Café Maghreb in Nairobi Serena Hotel, Nairobi. With music playing in the background, lose yourself to deep conversation over a romantic dinner accompanied with champagne or your favorite wine. Breakfast in bed brought in by room service sounds even better, so surprise her with an overnight stay at Nairobi Serena Hotel for a chance to totally disconnect from the real world as the two of you reconnect.

  1. A Valentine’s Day for my Golfer

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Guys can be tricky to buy gifts for, especially on such a holiday as Valentine’s Day. But if he is a sports buff and more specifically, into golf, then a Valentine’s Day getaway to Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa will most definitely earn you partner of the year award! Offering an accommodation and dinner offer on this special occasion go ahead and book him a round or two on our nationally-acclaimed course!

  1. Let’s Take it to the woods 


For those looking for a change of scenery and an escape from the busy city, there is nothing better than a quiet, romantic weekend in the mountains.  Set on the slopes of Mt. Kenya, Serena Mountain Lodge is a tree house hotel offering a serene getaway just for you and your loved one with plenty of fun activities to bond over. Enjoy a leisure forest walk with our highly knowledgeable naturalist, experience a bush breakfast or watch the sun go down behind Mt. Kenya at the newly refurbished roof top bar and later settle down for a romantic dinner for two. You can also have fun pushing the boundaries and go on a moorland hike as you take in the unique Flora and Fauna and the breath taking views.  Not looking to leave your room? Then enjoy your favorite glass of wine from the comfort of your balcony as you watch the animals stop by the watering hole for a drink too!

  1. A private beach picnic for two

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For the culture crowd and history buffs among us, Zanzibar Serena Hotel gives you an opportunity to escape to the historic Stone town to soak up the glorious mix of culture, architecture and history as a result of hundreds of years of different culture visiting and settling at this exotic island. From the Omani Arabs, to the Portuguese to the British, there is a lot to soak up as you walk along the narrow streets of Stone town. Visit local markets and try out the local restaurants and for the party animals, the night life at Stone Town never disappoints. For some alone time, escape to the Zanzibar Serena Hotel privately owned beach , Mangapwani, for a day of sun, sand and sumptuous barbecue meals prepared by your very own chef.

  1. Go on a hot-air balloon ride


A hot air balloon safari over the world’s leading destination, the Masai Mara,  is a lot of fun,  romantic and definitely one for the bucket list; you get incredible views of the Mara landscape and the animals and get to experience the thrill of flying. Later, dine under the stars at a secret location in the middle of Masai Mara bush while enjoying a sizzling five course barbecue dinner, live flambé dessert and sounds of the wild entertaining you in the background; A perfectly enchanting setting to celebrate this special day and even propose.

  1. Beach Rendezvous

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There is no better match for Valentine’s Day than clear blue skies, white sandy beaches and private and quiet moments spent at Serena Beach Resort and Spa. Book for a stay at the resort and relax with a soothing couple’s massage or in the sauna at the Maisha Spa after a morning of water sports at the beach, enjoying the ocean on a pedalo or tennis match. Better yet lounge next to the swimming pool as you soak up amazing ocean views. Dine at Sokoni Plaza or enjoy an unforgettable dinner at the Jahazi Grill as you listen to Jazz in the background.


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