Whether you are looking for a honeymoon where you can witness some of the world’s most captivating wildlife encounters, spend the night under the stars or stay where the celebrities feel at home, our round up of Africa’s top honeymoon destinations has something for everyone. If you think of any other romantic destinations in Africa, feel free to add them in the comments at the end.
Spend the night huddled around the fire pit or star gazing on your private deck and wake up to 260 degree views of the Masai Mara. At the Ol Seki Mara camp you can really get back to nature and feel completely secluded from the rest of the world. There are just 6 lodges, all with private access and couples and even enjoy their meals on their private deck whilst watching the African wildlife – a perfect way to kick start a marriage.
Eagles Crag, Eastern Cape, South Africa
If you are looking for complete luxury and a place where the rich and famous escape to – then this is the place for you. Eagles Crag is tucked away within imposing mountain cliffs and offers complete seclusion. Honeymooners can easily spend their stay relaxing in the stunning spa or in their luxurious lodge, complete with private plunge pools. There are also plenty of activities including photo safaris, game drives, or why not help the local community and volunteer at Shamwari conservation park.
Kilindi, Zanzibar, Tanzania
If a luxurious boutique beach retreat is more your style, then this could be the perfect place you. Known for being a ‘lover’s paradise’, this hotel has been crafted for couples. The resort consists of a series of stunning suites scattered throughout 35 acres of lush gardens – all with spectacular sea views over the Indian Ocean, private pools and rainfall shower, and all just a stones through from the beach.
For the ultimate in beach seclusion, you may want to consider the Tijara Beach. It’s completely exclusive with only 8 guests staying at the retreat at any one time. There are just 4 comfortable cottages dotted with the stunning gardens with uninterrupted views of the ocean from every room.
Beyond Xudum, Okavango Delta, Botswana
Stay in the heart of the Okavango Delta in just 1 of 9 secluded suites. All have private pools and unique roof hideouts with the chance to see cheetahs, elephants, antelope and much more in the privacy of your room. There is also the chance to experience a romantic night under stars with your loved one. -aluxurytravelblog