South Africa has very many superbly romantic honeymoon destinations. Add to this fact the country’s wonderful weather and its breathtaking scenery, and you have a range of honeymoon options second to none. From pearl-white beaches far from the crowds to well-hidden forest lodges and safari outposts deep in the wilds, South Africa has a huge variety to offer. In the cities, there are countless sophisticated urban sanctuaries and world-class hotels to choose from. And for international honeymooners, South Africa’s top-of-the-range experiences can be enjoyed at a much lower cost than at home.
Do what every visitor to South Africa loves to do and go on safari. South Africa has many private safari lodges that are plush and romantic, with plenty of opportunities for seclusion and starlit dinners for two, which they make great honeymoon options.
Book a stunning glass-fronted suite at Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve in the Sabi Sand where wildlife is plentiful. A large chic suite will give you ample privacy, with its own private viewing deck looking out over a vast wilderness. On all sides the views go on and on – it’s idyllic. Your own splash pool on the deck is a private cool-down spot between game activities led by a ranger. Celebrating sunsets in the wilderness, romantic dinners, breakfasts at surprise feasting spots in the bush, and pampering spa treatments all add up to a wonderfully romantic safari.
Chitwa Chitwa is another excellent choice for a safari honeymoon. Also located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Chitwa Chitwa is situated beside a large lake, with a stunning pool deck that offers exquisite water views. View animals that gather around the lake from the pool area, and on twice-daily guided 4×4 safari drives. Accommodation, food
BEACH & FOREST HONEYMOON
Seamless suntans, barefoot luxury, pristine beach and crisp, cool suites under thatch are part of a superbly romantic experience at Prana Lodge on the Wild Coast of South Africa. This five-star luxury private beach lodge and wellness spa is a secluded hideaway, set in a dune forest beside breathtaking Chintsa Bay. Luxurious suites have their own gardens, patios and plunge pools. The wellness spa is set in forest gardens and offers natural treatments for renewal of body, mind and spirit. This is the perfect escape for honeymooners, who can enjoy direct access to 21 km of unspoilt beach. Mail us.
ROMANTIC CAPE TOWN
Cape Town offers honeymooners a prime selection of world-class beaches, a multitude of scenic attractions, stunning restaurants, a vibrant nightlife and high-end shopping. Anchored on the mountainside away from the city and lording it over the Atlantic Ocean, the luxurious Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa is a dream-base for honeymooners. It offers splendid luxury, tip-top hospitality, plush facilities including an exceptional Spa – all this with the ocean on one side and the mountain peaks of the awesome Twelve Apostles on the other. Trendy Camps Bay with its stunning beach, eateries and nightlife is just a short drive away. Mail us.
Honeymoon in great style at 21 Nettleton, an exclusive private villa on the slopes of Lion’s Head in Cape Town’s fashionable seaboard suburb of Clifton. The lifestyle is opulent and the views across the Atlantic ocean are some of cape Town’s best. The attractions of the city are easily reached. Enjoy privileged private access to the Table Mountain National Park. Mail us.
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