Valentine’s Day gift ideas in Zambia — glitz and glam to dinner for two

Sara Drawwater
8 February 2018
Love. It’s something we should appreciate every day of the year. But Valentine’s Day is a wonderful excuse to go out of your way to…

Valentine’s Day gift ideas in Zambia — glitz and glam to dinner for two

Love. It’s something we should appreciate every day of the year. But Valentine’s Day is a wonderful excuse to go out of your way to demonstrate your love to the one you love. You could writing them a note, pick them flowers or cook them a meal. If you want to buy something, here’s our collection of ‘lovetastic’ ideas.

Spa treatments for him, her or two

If the lady in your life deserves a treat then how about a spa treatment? Maybe the man in your life isn’t averse to a beauty treatment or two. What about a spa treatment for two?

In Lusaka, choose from Serenity Day Spa, Kozo Salon and Day Spa or Mika Convention Centre.

How about making this Valentine’s Day extra special by sharing a weekend at a safari lodge with spa treatments thrown in? Mfuwe Lodge’s Bush Spa in South Luangwa National Park creates a tranquil and rejuvenating sanctuary whilst the Royal Zambezi Lodge Spa is built on top of a high anthill overlooking the mighty Zambezi River…

Spa treatments with a view at Royal Zambezi Lodge, Lower Zambezi National Park

Glitz and glam for the lady in your life

If you’re going to buy a lavish gift then why not buy Zambian? Jewel of Africa is the perfect stop for exquisite pendants, earrings and rings made from Zambian gemstones like emerald, tourmaline and tanzanite.

Jewellery gifts by Jewel of Africa

And as for the glam part, take your lady to visit Buloz Fashion House for stylish off the shelf pieces through to custom designed outfits, for the vibrant and funky.

Capture love and frame it

Be stars for a day. Choose your location. Dress to impress. Show each other affection. Have fun together. Capture your memories. Talk to Xanthe Cooke Photography about a more unique Valentine’s gift.

Your love in pictures with Xanthe Cooke Photography

Dinner for two… Well, kind of…

Dining together is a popular choice for many. Choose from 39 places to eat — take outs for an easygoing one to one evening, or fine dining for class. Choose Lilayi Lodge for a dining experience, The Royal Dil for heavenly Indian flavours and the Retreat and Roma for a delightful meal in a delightful location. If you want something a little more casual then opt for Roan and Sable Cafe and Grill, Horse Shoe Steak House or Mint Lounge Cafe.

Wine and dine at Lilayi Lodge

Or you could mix things up a bit with a visit to Mange-tout Cooking School. Specialising in various international cuisines including Indian, Italian, Lebanese and Chinese you could choose his or her favourite. A hands on cooking lesson will certainly heat things up in the kitchen and be a more memorable and fun dining experience.

Fun cooking lessons at Mange-tout Cooking School

Go exploring together

What better way to refocus on each other than to go away together. Take a tour of the best of what Zambia has to offer with these 10 Zambian travel agents. For a specialist destination management company for bespoke travel in Zambia contact Ntanda Ventures. And if you need tickets for a destination further afield then speak to Voyager’s Zambia, Top Dusk Travel & Tours or ARC Save Travel Tours & Car Hire.

Bespoke travel for two with Ntanda Ventures

Love your home together

A lasting way to celebrate your love could be to buy something unique for your home. With a team of skilled craftsmen and artisans, Lightfoot Zambia has built a reputation for excellent craftsmanship and artistry. You can also visit The Nzito Furniture showroom, for inspired one-off pieces together with a range of soft furnishings and accessories, Luxury Home for up-market furniture and décor accessories sourced from Italy and South Africa or Southgate Investments for branded furniture.

Arts and crafts for your home from Lightfoot Zambia

So, that’s 6 difficult to beat Valentine’s Day themes and gift ideas for you to be inspired by!

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved” George Sands. Happy Valentine’s Day…