Are you looking for a romantic getaway that won’t break the bank? Then look no further than the Garden Route! Situated in the Western Cape, this beautiful stretch of coastline is breathtakingly and perfect for couples who want to explore nature while spending quality time together.
From beaches to nature reserves and luxury hotels, there are plenty of romantic things to do here that will create lasting memories. So, if you’re ready to experience some romance in one of Earth’s greatest natural wonders, then read on for our guide on all the best romantic getaways in Garden Route!
One of the most iconic spots in the Garden Route, Knysna makes for the perfect romantic getaway. The iconic Knysna Heads frame the entrance of the ocean into the vast Knysna Lagoon making them a must-visit spot for adventure and romance. Spend a day exploring these incredible cliffs or take a romantic stroll along the beach together as you enjoy one of South Africa’s most beautiful sunsets. If you’re feeling adventurous, why not try out some water sports such as kayaking or sailing? There are plenty of activities on offer here so don’t forget to bring your camera!
This stunning national park is located right at the heart of the Garden Route and is home to some of South Africa’s most pristine forests. Spend a day here taking in all nature has to offer while enjoying each other’s company. Take a hike through the lush forests or relax by one of many riverside spots while spotting some local wildlife and birdlife. The Tsitsikamma National Park also offers plenty of accommodation options if you want to spend more than just one day here.
Plettenberg Bay is another great spot for couples looking for an unforgettable getaway experience in South Africa’s Garden Route area. This vibrant town has something for everyone from adventure seekers to foodies and even those looking for some peaceful relaxation time together by the sea! Relax on one of its many white sand beaches or take your pick from unique restaurants serving up delicious local cuisine. Plettenberg Bay is also home to various luxury resorts which make it a great place for couples who are looking for an extra special staycation experience!
A visit to Oudtshoorn will have you discovering hidden gems, including spectacular wineries and craft beer breweries, charming galleries and museums, and an array of outdoor adventures such as hot air balloon rides or horseback riding through the rolling hillsides. End your day with an intimate dinner at one of the local restaurants before retreating to your hotel or guesthouse for a cosy night together! Adventurous couples can also enjoy a trip to the famed Cango Caves, or the Cango Wildlife Ranch.
With its long stretches of sandy beaches surrounded by tall mountains and dense forests, Wilderness Beach is an idyllic escape from everyday life. Take a stroll along the beach at sunset or catch some waves on your surfboard before returning to your guesthouse or campground nearby for a peaceful night under starry skies. If you’re spending more time in Wilderness, then consider a kayak for two up the Touws River to join a hiking trail that’ll take you to a secret waterfall!
Whether you’re looking for an adventurous escape or just want to sit back and relax with your partner, South Africa’s beautiful Garden Route has it all. With its stunning scenery, fascinating wildlife, delicious cuisine and wide range of accommodation options, this region offers something truly special that can be enjoyed by couples from all walks of life!
So why not consider planning a romantic getaway here soon? You’re sure to have an unforgettable experience that you’ll never forget! Get in touch with us to book a holiday package for your Garden Route romantic escape.
Thank you for being part of our journey... and choosing us to be part of yours.