Choosing a destination for a romantic getaway or honeymoon is a walk in the park in South Africa, given just how many magical places there are for romance. Here Exclusive Getaways shares a few hot favourites.

Timamoon Lodge is a seductive getaway set high in the hills of Mpumalanga’s Sabie area. What romantics need know about Timamoon:

  • Dream bath tubs, huge and splendid
  • Private pools set in paradise
  • Beautiful four-poster beds
  • Romantic Bali-style restaurant on stilts
  • Exotically decorated bedrooms
  • Magical, faraway setting amid hills and valleys

Summerfields Rose Retreat & Spa is a gorgeous nature retreat on a rose farm in Hazyview, offering beautiful tented accommodation and spa spoils. What romantics need know about Summerfields:

  • Roses, roses and even more roses – just for romance
  • Secluded tented suites at the edge of the Sabie River, creating the feel of a luxury safari lodge
  • Delicious spa treatments
  • Orchards to roam 
  • Two lovely restaurants
  • The home of exotic Duke Gin

Sabi Sabi Selati Camp is an intimate and sumptuous safari sanctuary in the Sabi Sands. It was made for romantics, providing oodles of luxury in grand, Out-of-Africa style. What romantics need know about Selati Camp:

  • Old-world class and grandeur created around the camp’s historic railway theme
  • Charming ball-and-claw bath tubs
  • Lanterns and oil lamps creating a wonderful ambience
  • Private al fresco showers for star-studded night skies
  • Sensitively guided excursions into a game-teeming wilderness

Singita Sweni is a lodge out of the very top drawer. This sublimely romantic safari destination stands under ancient trees at a river’s edge in Kruger National Park. What romantics need know about Singita Sweni:

  • Private decks suspended amid a living canopy of nature 
  • Absolutely gorgeous, private open-plan living in view of a splendid wilderness
  • Day beds for soaking up the outdoors – spend a night under the stars if you please
  • Watch wildlife at the river from the haven your suite
  • Indulge in spa treatments
  • Outdoor showers for the ultimate refreshing

Jaci’s Safari Lodge and Jaci’s Tree Lodge are bright, chic destinations for romance in the Big Five Madikwe Game Reserve. What romantics need know about Jaci’s Lodges:

  • Appealing treehouse rooms at Jaci’s Tree Camp
  • Stunning Starbed Suites for romantics who want the option of rooftop sleepouts
  • Unique, romantic bath tubs
  • Vibrant decor to delight and enchant
  • Spa delights for those who want them

Molori is a deliciously inviting outpost for romance in Madikwe Game Reserve. What romantics need know about Molori:

  • Your suite will have floor-to-ceiling retractable glass walls 
  • Private splash pools
  • Fireplaces for that extra bit of romance
  • A choice of the most stunning viewing decks to snatch quiet moments together
  • Shower outdoors with the sky as your canopy
  • Opulent suites where luxury abounds
  • Jacuzzi at Presidential Suite
  • Spa treatments on tap

Thonga Beach Lodge is a sexy hideaway amid forests on the shoreline of remote Mabibi Bay on the Elephant Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. What romantics need know about Thonga Beach Lodge:

  • This is a hideway in the true sense of the word – a wilderness beach wonderfully secluded and off the beaten track
  • Shaggy-fringed, elevated suites are embraced by dense coastal forests
  • Private decks looking over the sea or into the forest invite shared morning coffees and sundowners
  • Gorgeous open-plan bathrooms
  • A long and exquisitely pristine beach is just a few steps from the lodge
  • You will have the beach almost to yourselves
  • So unspoiled is this shoreline that giant turtles come here to birth their young
  • Few people have the privilege of leaving the world behind to be here at any one time

Tsala Treetop Lodge is a romantic and luxurious forest retreat on the Garden Route, situated between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. What romantics need know about Tsala Treetop Lodge:

  • Treetop suites and villas are luxurious cocoons built in the forest canopy
  • Private decks with infinity pools extend out into forest
  • Dine in a glass-walled dining room, or outdoors on a deck suspended above the forest floor
  • Zinzi restaurant offers a magnificent forest dining experience nearby
  • Complimentary port, bath robes and slippers and personal bars are just some of the spoils in the suites
  • Spectacular architecture and afro-baroque décor have created a magnificent sanctuary for romantics in a natural eden

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