There surely is no destination more romantic than Africa. The continent of classic romance, natural beauty and crimson sunsets provides a wonderfully romantic and magical experience for honeymooning couples. There are so many destinations and experiences to choose from. One of the most popular honeymoon options is to combine a few nights on a luxury safari with a few nights in a remote beach paradise.
Whether you're interested in the luxurious lodges of East Africa, a Big 5 safari in the Kruger National Park, or the white sands and warm waters of the Indian Ocean, there is something for you. Of course, there are some lodges that go above and beyond and help create the perfect honeymoon experience. We’ve compiled a short list of these lodges to help you decide.
This iconic lodge is celebrated for its luxury and big cat population. Londolozi aims to “set the tone for a marriage built on adventure, romance and the finer things in life.” They have a specialised Honeymoon Vehicle bedecked with a safari couch for two. Private dinners, wilderness picnics and personalised itineraries ensure everything feels perfect.
They understand that the key elements of a honeymoon are privacy and exclusivity, luxurious comfort, relaxation, good food, incredible photographic opportunities, and being utterly pampered. The romantic turn downs, surprise gifts, and sparkling wine are the small touches that make a big difference.
Chitwa Chitwa will ensure that your time with them is an unforgettable experience. The honeymoon package includes special private dinners and honeymoon turndowns in the bedrooms, among other romantic features.
Situated in the Timbaviti Game Reserve, Kings Camp has honeymoon suites that enjoy the privacy of their own pools overlooking the bush. Here you can indulge in a romantic candlelit dinner whilst soaking up the glorious outdoors from your private deck.
This family-run lodge in Timbavati boasts four-poster beds draped with elegant white mosquito nets, private viewing verandas, and the tranquillity of a spa.
Wilderness has a range of camps matching every taste and budget. Their Premier Camps will offer the luxury, service, and romance ideal for a special celebration.
Their three lodges capture a unique, dramatic romance that is perfect for a memorable African safari honeymoon and offer indulgent accommodation and exceptional fine dining.
This award-winning lodge offers personal service, an extraordinary setting, exceptional viewing and enthusiastic expert guides.
With seven exceptional lodges, mostly in the stunning Grumeti region, Singita takes their honeymoon offerings seriously. Their balloon safaris above the Serengeti National Park are a romantic and evocative way of experiencing the wilderness, as are their safaris on horseback. Alternatively, visit their renowned Bush Spa, which offers a holistic and healing approach to treatments.
Each of Elewana Collection’s lodges, camps, and hotels, stretching from the Zanzibar to the Serengeti, has been carefully selected for their unique accommodation and iconic locations. They provide exceptional game viewing opportunities in exceptional comfort and style.
Three luxury camps in the stunning wild places of Botswana offer an intimate getaway for honeymooners.
There are nine lodges in Kenya that match Elewana’s properties elsewhere for their location, comfort and style.
Private dinners, romantic bubble baths for two, and exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities are the hallmarks of a honeymoon here.
Sanctuary Olonana is an award-winning tented safari camp on a private stretch of the Mara River in the heart of Kenya’s most famous game reserve, the Masai Mara. They offer game drives, cultural visits, bush dinners, sundowners, balloon flights, and scenic flights.
Niki’s Best of South Africa Self-drive Holiday
18 days of iconic South African destinations
Highlights: Johannesburg, Hazyview, Kruger National Park, Cape Town, Hermanus, Oudtshoorn, Knysna
Gillian’s Classic African Safari
13 days of Southern Africa's best safari destinations
Highlights: Phinda Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Victoria Falls, Okavango Delta
Desiré’s Romantic Holiday
A 12-day city, bush and beach holiday
Highlights: Cape Town, Kruger National Park, Mozambique
Samantha’s Ultimate Safari Adventure
20 days of classic Southern African attractions: After your trip to Kruger National Park and Victoria Falls, you will spend a few days at one of Cape Town's best hotels, Cape Grace - the perfect place from which to explore Cape Town's highlights.
Dee’s Ultimate Tanzania Experience
12 days of the best of East Africa
Highlights: Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater National Park, Serengeti National Park, Zanzibar
Gareth’s Elegant African Holiday
An 18-day elegant tour of Southern Africa
Highlights: Cape Town, Hermanus, Franschhoek, Kruger National Park, Bazaruto Archipelago
Samantha’s Luxury Garden Route Self Drive
22 days of luxurious exploration along South Africa's coast
Highlights: Cape Town, Franschhoek, Hermanus, Wilderness, Plettenberg Bay, Port Elizabeth, Garden Route Safaris
Bianca’s African Spectacular
16 days of the best of Southern Africa's luxury and beauty
Highlights: Victoria Falls, Kruger National Park, Cape Town, Cape Winelands, Whale Route
Landy's Tanzanian Sky Safari
12 days of the best of Tanzania
Highlights: Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Crater National Park, Serengeti National Park, Zanzibar
David’s Magical Madagascar Tour
12 days in this unique island paradise
Highlights: Antananarivo, Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, Nosy Be Archipelago
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