5 Valentine’s Day Celebration Ideas for Malaysian Couples

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Valentine’s Day in 2015 or 14 February 2015 falls on a Saturday. For couples, there will be ample time to celebrate this romantic day.

Are you looking for celebration ideas? Want to have something different for your wife or girlfriend? Keep reading. We have a well-elaborated list of Valentine’s Day celebration ideas that you will find useful in your planning.

Enjoy a Good Meal Together

Malaysians have more than enough choices when it comes to food. In recent months, dining places and restaurants offering great ambiance are gaining popularity, especially in the Klang Valley area.

If you are willing to splurge on fine dining, areas like Kuala Lumpur and Bangsar offer restaurants where you and your loved ones can have a great time enjoying fine cuisines prepared by highly-rated chefs.

Fine Dining Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur:

If you are a little tight on budget, subscribe to deals website like Groupon and stay on the lookout for restaurants offering dining deals during the Valentine’s Day period. Pay close attention to the redemption period to make sure that it does not exclude Valentine’s Day. Great deals tend to sell out pretty fast so you need to make up your mind quickly when you spot one.

Else, you can always bring your partner to one of the many chic cafes in Klang Valley.

Popular Cafes in Klang Valley:

Buy Each Other a Romantic Gift

Marc Bohan Love Flower Basket with Pink Roses

Gifts are essential for Valentine’s Day celebration. On the day itself, you can easily spot ladies who are carrying either a bouquet of flowers, a giant plush toy or a gift box with them while strolling around shopping malls with their partner.

You can never go wrong buying a Valentine’s Day bouquet for the lady you love. These bouquets are also a good companion for other gifts. They are usually designed with roses or tulips, which symbolize love, passion, eternity and romance.

Aside from flowers, you can consider buying plush toys, jewelries, dresses and many other items from the gift shops as Valentine’s Day gift.

With any gift, it is important to remember that your sincerity and the message you have for your partner are the key elements.

Have a Movie Marathon

Do you frequently bring your partner out for movies? A movie marathon might be the best way for both of you to celebrate Valentine’s Day!

It is possible to have a movie marathon at a cinema near your place. However, you will need to spend time choosing the right movies that fit the mood and ensuring that their schedule doesn’t clash with one another.

Want to avoid the crowd and have a relaxing weekend at home? Have a movie marathon in your living room. You will need to spend a couple of hundreds to buy the DVD of your favorite movies together with some snacks and you’re all set for a wonderful Valentine’s Day movie marathon.

Plan for a Short Vacation

It is rare to have Valentine’s Day falling on a weekend. You can take full advantage of this by going on a short vacation with your partner.

Love the idea of strolling along the beach while holding your partner’s hand and watching the sun set at its own pace? Head on over to Penang, Pangkor Island, Port Dickson or Sepang Gold Coast, which is closer to home for those who are in Klang Valley. Be warned that traveling to the east coast of Malaysia is not recommended as it will be the monsoon season over there.

Here are some other places that you can go for a short vacation on Valentine’s Day:

Go Outdoors

If both of you love the nature or outdoor activities, there are plenty of places that you can go to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

For lighter activities, both of you can go for a slow walk or jog at some of the more popular and well-maintained parks around Klang Valley. Some of these parks even offer bicycles for rental so you can be sure there are enough activities to spend the morning or evening with your partner.

These parks include:

  • Kuala Lumpur City Centre Park
  • Putrajaya Botanical Garden
  • Kepong Metropolitan Park
  • Taman Lembah Kiara
  • Titiwangsa Lake Garden
  • Taman Tasik Permaisuri

How Are You Celebrating Your Valentine’s Day?

What do you think about the Valentine’s Day celebration ideas above? Do they give you some ideas on where to bring your partner or girlfriend on that romantic day?

Let us know in the comments section below.

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