Valentine’s Day 2020: 9 Oh-so-lovely ways to celebrate the day (and season) of romance in KL


By Ronn Tan

Valentine’s Day 2020: 9 Oh-so-lovely ways to celebrate the day (and season) of romance in KL

Hey there! Kuala Lumpur is filled with activities to experience and you should take this Valentine’s Day to try some of them. From parties to workshops, this is an opportunity to spend some extra time with your special ones while making sweet memories. The list also includes dinner menus and staycations in KL.

1. 4-in-1 Hiking Trip

Hiking in KL

If you’re a couple who loves the outdoors or would like to do something different for Valentines’ Day, why not go for a hike? Rediscover nature with your loved ones and escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. The itinerary includes swimming at two hidden waterfalls, rock jumping into one deep natural pool, natural fish pedicure, fish feeding, a 20-minute jungle trekking, watching curtain waterfalls, natural jacuzzi water massage, discover unique flora and fauna, as well as rock balancing. Lunch will also be provided. The entire session will take about five hours and can accommodate up to four people—a double date is possible! This experience is priced at RM169 per person.

For more information, visit this website.

2. Batik/Shibori Workshop

Batik Shibori workshop in KL

Learn a new skill this Valentine’s Day with the special one. Experience and learn the process of designing and making batik. You can also opt for a workshop on folding and dyeing textiles using the shibori methods. If you prefer the batik, you will be creating patterns or designs by blocking or drawing using melted wax on fabric. You will then be able to take home a batik scarf or coffee tumbler that you made yourself. As for the shibori method, rubber bands and pieces of wood will be utilised to create organic designs. The session includes food and drinks and will run for four hours. It is priced at RM199 per person.

For more information, visit this website.

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3. Hands-on Latte Art Workshop

Latte Art Workshop in KL

No prior painting experience is required for this. During the three-hour session, you will gain knowledge on the basics of latte art—from the importance and function of crema to choosing the right milk for your cafe latte to making creative designs on your coffee. It is priced at RM291 per person. All you have to do is head over to the Emery School of Coffee but make sure to book a class online first!

For more information, visit this website.

WATCH: Buro Tries making latte art at Common Man Coffee Roasters

4. Valentine’s Day Party at Marini’s on 57

Marini’s on 57

Head over to the bar in the following dress codes: purple for singles, red for the taken, and yellow for the confused. A special surprise will be given to the best dressed male and female guests. Marini’s on 57’s Valentine’s Day event will begin at 9pm on 14 February. This is bound to be a night full of dancing and romance (or the possibility of one).

For more information, visit this website.

5. Love and Laughter Comedy Night at Ramada Suites By Wyndham KLCC

Ramada KLCC

Romantic dinners on Valentine’s Day are fun but why not try something out of the ordinary this year? The comedy event will be headlined by Andrew Netto and supported by Riezman Radzlan whereas Sulaiman Azmil will host. The package—priced at RM520—consists of a one-night stay inclusive of breakfast for two people in a Studio Executive King or Twin Room on 14 February, two tickets to the Love and Laughter live comedy event, a three-course set dinner for two, and a rose for each lady.

For more information, visit this website.

WATCH: The comedians from MACC insult and praise each other using Malaysian slangs

6. Ditch the clichés with Snapchat

Snapchat valentine’s day

There are many ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Snapchat—alone or with someone special. Use the Cameo feature to put your face in videos along with funny expressions and personalised text. How about trying out the new Bitmoji TV feature to see you and your significant other in an animated TV show? Finally, create your own augmented reality Lens.

7. Check out Valentine’s Day dinner menus at some of the most romantic spots in Kuala Lumpur.

We have compiled a list of places to eat with your loved ones right here.

8. Can’t go too far away for the day of love? Opt for a staycation in the city instead.

Check into some of the most Instagram-mable boutique hotels in KL here.

9. Go Valentine’s Day gift shopping (alone or with your date).

Take a look at this roundup of gift suggestions here.

For more Valentine’s Day ideas, click here.

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