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8 Perfect Romantic Honeymoon Destinations In Africa

South Africa boasts a number of ideal honeymoon destinations. Here is the list of the top romantic honeymoon places you can visit in Africa.

Africa is a continent of intense contrasts and beguiling complexity with a vast and striking geography. Among the various continents of the world, African present some of the best honeymoon places for newly wed couples. There are amazing honeymoon destinations which are well spread all across the continent, and couples have a wind range of places to choose from for their honeymoon getaways. Here is the list of the top romantic honeymoon places you can visit in Africa.

Top Honeymoon Places In Africa:

honeymoon destinations in africa

honeymoon destinations in africa


One African attraction that is hardly ever contested as the number one activity to experience in one’s lifetime is, undoubtedly, a safari. A safari in Tanzania is a unique experience and incomparable with any other safari destination in the world; an experience of a lifetime to be shared with your other half. Tanzania is home to the Serengeti, where every year the great herds cross the Mara River as part of their yearly migration: a histrionic stampede of African Buffaloes that is going to leave a strong footprint in your joint memories of the trip.

Knysna, Garden Route

For lovers on a budget, The Lazy Leopard in Knysna provides three very engaging choices. Two are the Forest Moon and Starry Forest “bush huts”, from which you can either enjoy a romantic forest stay or a fabulous view of the valley beyond and, as they are built of encased glass, you won’t miss a thing! Both huts come equipped with queen sized beds, mini kitchens, bathrooms, fireplaces, TVs with DVD players and a nearby swimming pool. The third romantic option, which is situated apart in the forest, is a larger cottage type accommodation, resplendent with roof beams, timber floors and an open fireplace.


An off-the-beaten track destination, ideal for couples in search of a true African experience without overcrowding. This former German colony is divided into five distinct geographical areas, each featuring characteristic flora and fauna: a perfectly varied holiday in one of the most striking landscapes of the continent, including the Kalahari desert, where you will be able to experience the most beautiful of African sunsets.

Cappadocia, Turkey

Snuggle up together in one of the many hotel caves built into the rock side of this region in central Turkey. Early Christians used many caves as churches and monasteries, you can still see the frescoes and visit complete underground cities with subterranean levels linked by a labyrinth of tunnels. The volcanic valleys are also very interesting to explore on foot.

Victoria Falls

Situated on the Zambezi river between Zambia and Zimbabwe, and named by the British explorer David Livingstone after Queen Victoria; the Victoria falls are one of the world’s undisputed natural wonders. The luxury hotels situated around the falls make for an unforgettable honeymoon in one of the most romantic spots on the planet: wake up in the early African morning with breathtaking views of the mighty Zambezi River, and have a picnic on a secluded island. Hiring a helicopter for two is the way to go for the ultimate love experience!

Zimbabwe honeymoon destination

Zimbabwe honeymoon destination

Linyanti Wildlife Reserve

Located in the landlocked country of Botswana, Linyanti is a unique opportunity to visit some of the best landscapes that you will possibly see in your life, populated – particularly in the winter months- with the largest and most exotic examples of wildlife, including blue wildebeests, antelopes and some of the few remaining large populations of hyenas of the Linyanti.

Cape Town

The beautiful surrounding beaches and award-winning wine farms located at a stone’s throw from this South African City have made it one of the world’s premier tourist destinations. One of the most picturesque cities in the world, Cape Town enjoys long warm summers every year. A number of excellent restaurants and shopping options make it an excellent honeymoon destination for those looking to get a flavour of Africa without compromising a urban high-end atmosphere.


Zimbabwe is the right place for safari and cruise. Victoria Falls, one of UNESCO’s heritage site, often becomes the main reason why foreign tourists come to Zimbabwe. If you want to see the elephant paradise, go visit the Hwange National Park.

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