By Josephine Agbonkhese & Naomi Tenebe
Valentine’s Day is a week away! If you’ve been searching for easy ways to make it fun for yourself and your loved one, look no further because whether you’re operating on a low or high budget, below are ideas to earn you your most memorable Valentine’s Day ever.
Valentine’s Day is best celebrated with a romantic getaway- and what’s more romantic than a cruise? Maybe a romantic lunch or dinner cruise. Just imagine the two of you on the cold open sea with the sun warming you. There are dozens of boats that will be embarking on a cruise on Valentine’s Day. Just endeavour to book early to avoid disappointment.
Average Price: N500,000
A romantic spa get-away is also a perfect way to pamper each other and enjoy some relaxing and quality time alone. Simply spare some hours to treat yourself and your loved one to a day of blissful relaxation in one of the choicest spas in town. Some have even got special couple’s package. Imagine a complete body massage, facials, and a wide range of exotic treatments that would rejuvenate your body and mind. Average Price: 25,000- 50,000
If you don’t really want to do much but watch TV, doing so at home seems not refined enough. Go for a cinema night. You can watch a movie in a luxurious hotel drinking champagne or a romantic cocktail. Classy and relaxed –it’s a win-win!
Average Price: N120,000
Whether it’s sandwiches and soft drinks or wine and snacks, a beach picnic is a terrific romantic idea for Valentine’s Day. Spread a blanket out and wine and dine with each other like it’s going out in style. Take a romantic beach stroll or wade in the water. This is an inexpensive yet supremely romantic way to spend your Valentine’s Day.
Average Price: N10,000
Perfect for the couple who likes a bit of a party, a low budget but extremely fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day is a trip to a night club. There you enjoy unlimited access to a night of good music and dancing. A few bottles of drinks and barbeques can add a little more fun. A lot of clubs will be having special events on that day, anyway. So, you’re sure of viewing live, electrifying performances.
Average Price: N5,000
Create smiles and memories of you and your lover with a short romantic video, adding some lovely texts. Thanks to technology, all you need is a smartphone with the right application and a few megabytes to share your created video with your loved one.
Average Price: N100