Celebrate all the phenomenal women in your life with our top picks of things to do in South Africa this Women’s month. Falling on a Thursday this year, Women’s day is the perfect mid-week excuse to treat your better half or self for that matter. MediFin believes in living your best life and what better way than making your special lady feel that extra bit special. We have come up with some incredible ideas to make Women’s month all the more special this year.

1. For the GI Jane
Lace up with the girls and leg it out for a good cause this Women’s Day. Get your girlfriends together for a memorable day of fitness and fun and head to the Totalsports Women’s Race (CPT, JHB, DBN) or the Women’s Fitness Day in Cape Town.

2. Sweet Treats and afternoon Feasts
Who doesn’t like getting dressed up for a tea party with the girls? If catch ups, delicious sugary treats, and tea in an ultra-snazzy restaurant is what you are looking for this Women’s Day, then we have the best picks to make it the most memorable day ever. Check out, our favorite sweet treats and afternoon feasts below:

The Patisserie High Tea (JHB)
How incredible would it be to spend the most iconic day of the year at The Patisserie. Expect a scrumptious menu in a quaint and cozy setting whilst sipping on a glass of bubbly and enjoying their famous macaroons and red velvet cupcakes, this is the place to be if you’re looking to spoil yourself or your loved one(s).

Empower me Women’s Day Lunch at Shimmy Beach Club (CPT) R450 per person
Who doesn’t enjoy a glass of champers on arrival at a restaurant? Well, you are in luck! Not only will there be Graham Beck champers, but also delicious canapés, a two-course meal, live entertainment and a surprise goodie bag. The event is hosted by KFM’s charismatic Mamohau Seseane and the afternoon promises a mouthwatering lunch and inspiring talks by experts aimed at touching on each aspect that make up an empowered woman. Get to Shimmy Beach Club this Women’s Day, do not miss out!

Bon Louis Family Bistro (CPT)
Rock that pretty pink frock for an afternoon under the shady oak vineyards. Bon Louis Family Bistro, the perfect setting for you and your girls to enjoy a delightful light lunch. Get inspired with the fabulous Andrea-Lee Hendrick who is the guest speaker for the day and enjoy a tasty light lunch at only R100 per person. Not only do you get all of this but all proceeds from the high tea will be donated to 2nd Harvest Food Bank. Bon Louis Family Bistro encourages you to show your support and donate any non-perishables on the day as well.

3. Laughter is the best medicine
Are you in the mood for plenty of laughs and giggles? Get to the All Women Line Up at the Cape Town Comedy Club and a range of comedy shows at the Parkers Comedy and Jive in JHB this Women’s month and laugh your way to great abs, this is without a doubt a great plan for a girls night out.

4. Relax at the spa
With all the hard work you put into being a grandma, mom, wife, sister or daughter, you deserve all the spoils in the world. Why not take the day off and relax with your partner at the Chan Wela Beauty Spa in Cape Town? Not in Cape Town? Not to worry! Camelot Spa has branches throughout South Africa. Surprise your special lady with a fantastic Camelot Spa Personalized Journey where you can have a tailor-made wellness journey made up especially for you.

Celebrating women allows us to honour our female counterparts as we are reminded how far women have come in overcoming their struggles in South Africa and the world. From the GI Jane to relaxing at the spa, MediFin wishes all the wonderful women in the world, an amazing Women’s month. Go out and enjoy your time, either to yourself or with your girlfriends. Make this Women’s Month a memorable one. Live your best life.