Whisk Your Valentine Away on a Wild Romance: Safari Getaways at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve offers the ultimate romantic getaway to gift your loved one.

Just one hour from London, treat your loved one to a truly unforgettable Valentines on safari at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve. The 600-acre stunning savannah is Kent’s biggest wildlife park and is offering the most intimate of experiences in an array of different accommodation and fine dining, including celebrity-favourite Lion Lodge.

Valentines retreats at Port Lympne offer a uniquely indulgent experience and an opportunity to reconnect with nature in the heart of the Kent countryside surrounded by over 900 rare and endangered animals.

Port Lympne boasts a range of singular luxury accommodation options across its stunning 600-acre parkland, each with its own distinct charm. Guests can choose from nine different ways to stay, including Port Lympne’s iconic Lion Lodge and Tiger Lodge, which both feature outdoor, wood-fired bathtubs for two and floor-to-ceiling windows with exclusive views of your big cat neighbours. Elsewhere on the Reserve, guests can choose from a range of Port Lympne’s most popular accommodation, including romantic stargazing transparent dome bubbles especially for couples, Treehouses nestled high above the frosted woodland canopy, the historic Port Lympne Hotel, or a lavish Wigwam, or cosy cabins of Leopard Creek, which offer a sweeping wintry vista towards the Kent coast with exclusive views of stunning Amur leopards. No matter which accommodation you choose, you will have the use of a private golf buggy, for the duration of your stay, allowing you to effortlessly explore the Reserve at any time of the day or night. By night toast marshmallows together on your fire-pit and watch the sunset across the beautiful panoramic views.

The iconic Port Lympne truck safari takes passengers on a journey through African and Asia, passing species such as free roaming giraffes, zebras, camels to name a few, why not upgrade to an intimate AAA safari for to hand feed giraffes and rhinos or surprise your loved one with an animal encounter for two with a favourite species, from feeding bears, to gorillas or lions!

A candle-lit table for two awaits in the stunning on site Garden Room restaurant, offering the perfect heart warming dishes, washed down with a botanical cocktail or local wine, or a decadent afternoon tea for two in the Mansion for just £29pp

Prices start at approximately (dependant on time of year and day) £139 for a cosy Pinewood glamping pod, £289 for a Forest Hideaway, £339 for a Leopard Creek Cub, £509 for a Wigwam, £439 for a Bubble, £1350 for Tiger Lodge, up to £1450 for a Lion Lodge – there is something for all budgets.

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is not like a your conventional zoo. It works in partnership with The Aspinall Foundation to rewild as many of their animals as possible.  More than 1,000 at-risk animals in 13 countries have been saved by The Aspinall Foundation’s dedicated international teams since the charity was founded in 1984. Despite the decades-long record of success, The Aspinall Foundation remains one of the only organisations in the world to consistently rewild animals from captivity. Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is proud to work so closely with them to send animal back to where they should be, where and when possible.

Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve offers the ultimate in romantic retreats – visit www.portlympne.com or call 01303 264 647 for more information or to book.

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