Your honeymoon should be the most unforgettable holiday of your life. It’s a time to sit back and unwind while luxuriating in each other’s company. But, where do you start when trying to find the perfect destination for a romantic honeymoon package? We recommend starting with Southern African countries. These locations offer a gorgeous escape for newlyweds, with experiences that are out-of-this-world! Expect a unique blend of natural beauty, exotic wildlife, luxury, and adventure-filled experiences.
From luxurious beach resorts to tranquil bush retreats, the honeymoon destinations in Southern Africa offer something for every type of couple.Take a look at our list of some of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in Southern Africa – you’re guaranteed to fall in love with them instantly!
Located near the vibrant city of Cape Town and tucked away in the picturesque Atlantic Seaboard area, the 5-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is an idyllic location for a romantic honeymoon. As a guest, you’ll enjoy private balconies that overlook the Atlantic Ocean, sweeping mountain vistas, and manicured gardens. The hotel offers a range of pampering spa treatments for couples, and you can explore the vast wildlife right at your doorstep or indulge in a champagne picnic along Camps Bay.
The Oyster Box Hotel situated on the Umhlanga coastline in Durban, is a winning destination if what you’re looking for is tropical island effects, an ocean view, and an elegant and sophisticated design. This charming hotel combines old-world colonial style with modern amenities. Couples can relax in the comfort of the magnificent terraces or at the pool, surrounded by palm trees. The Oyster Box has a honeymoon suite with stunning views of the rugged coastline and accommodates guests with decadent dinners, movie nights, and extended lunches at the pool.
Located in the scenic Cederberg Mountains, Bushmans Kloof is the perfect oasis for couples looking for peace and tranquility in the African bush. With its luxury suites and serene atmosphere, couples can enjoy starlit dining experiences under the desert sky, invigorating spa treatments and adventure activities. With sunrise walks, sunset baths, and moonlit rides, this honeymoon destination is perfect for nature lovers.
Located on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, the Victoria Falls is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. This magnificent waterfall offers stunning views and thrilling activities. Victoria Falls also has a magnificent selection of charming, romantic honeymoon spots. The combination of natural beauty and luxurious accommodations make it one of the most romantic destinations in the the world. Couples can enjoy activities like luxury dining, viewing the falls on helicopter rides, and adrenaline-filled activities like bungee jumping or white water rafting.
If you and your partner love adventure, this is the one for you. Etosha National Park, in Namibia, is known for its excellent elephant, lion, cheetah and black rhino sightings. You will have the chance to witness the beauty and grace of nature at every turn. The park also has different lodges with different budget options and levels of luxury. We love the exclusive lodges with panoramic views, coupled with a 4×4 game drive that will lead you to spot Africa’s most prominent predators and wildlife.
South Africa is an incredible honeymoon destination, and its enchanting beauty and diversity rank among the best in the world. From road trips through the Cape provinces to romantic escapes into a South African reserve, every kilometre is worth exploring.
The cost of your honeymoon in South Africa will depend on the type of experience you are looking for. We’ve got honeymon packges to suit every budget and our travel experts cannot wait to assist you with this special time in your life.
You should ideally book your honeymoon at least six months to a year ahead of time as many of the activities and accommodations fill up fast. This will give you time to ensure you’ll get the hotels and experiences that you want to experience.
If you’re looking to find the perfect honeymoon destination that offers a combination of adventure, nature, culture, romance and luxury, Southern Africa is the destination for you.
From the bustling cities to natural landmarks, and luxurious wildlife lodges and retreats, this region undoubtedly offers couples an unforgettable start to their journey in life together. This guide is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the spectacular honeymoon opportunities waiting for you in Southern Africa. Don’t wait; start planning your perfect romantic honeymoon adventure today with our honeymoon travel packages!
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