Starting your new life together while the rand is tumbling fast, is not a very exciting prospect! Luckily for you, we live in South Africa and we’re blessed with some of the most romantic and immensely beautiful destinations for a honeymoon in the world. You can still have romance, adventure, fun and rest without having to rob a bank!
Let us help you out with some useful suggestions:
THE GARDEN ROUTE HONEYMOON
The Garden Route is a firm favourite with newlyweds. If you’re looking for an ultra-romantic getaway, look no further than Knysna, Tsitsikamma and Plettenberg Bay. You will be able to experience a bit of everything – scenic beauty, adventure, forest, beach and the hustle and bustle of a seaside town. Easy to get to and all-round hit for sure!
If you’re one of those adventurous couples seeking thrill on your honeymoon, the Hazyview area in Mpumalanga offers exactly that. Enjoy the excitement of river rafting, tubing and abseiling or for a more relaxed activity, ride horses all along the Sabie River. There is also an elephant sanctuary in the area where you can touch and feed these gigantic mammals. For the cherry on the top, surprise your new partner with a sunset hot air balloon ride! Hazyview will leave you with life long memories.
THE ELEPHANT COAST, KZN
Kwazulu Natal will make you relax after all the hectic wedding planning. For relaxation it is by far the best honeymoon destination in South Africa with wine and fresh seafood at the order of the day. The Elephant Coast is characterized by bush breakaways and beautiful beaches and is truly the ideal place to unwind. Kick back, soak in the tranquility and connect with your new spouse. That is the true purpose of your honeymoon!
FRANSCHOEK, CAPE TOWN
This charming town is set in the wine lands of the Cape and reminds of a provincial France back in the day. The private resorts, the quaint valley and the overall peace and allure, makes this nothing short of a lovers playground. Enjoy vineyard walks, wine tasting, exquisite food experiences and vintage cars. If you’re one for old world charm, Franschoek will not disappoint.
This might seem not sound like a honeymoon destination but Limpopo will surprise you. It’s the perfect combination of beach and safari, a home of ancient riches, holy forests and rain queens. A trip to the wetlands and a Kruger safari promises an awesome honeymoon for the free spirited couple. This might be your best chance to see the big 5 and at a very reasonable rate! A visit to Warmbaths will also tick all your boxes so do keep Limpopo on your list of possibilities!
Swaziland is for love birds, no doubt about it. Rugged mountain ranges, countryside retreats, hiking trails and sunset evenings are exactly what the doctor ordered for your honeymoon. Swaziland is also full of tradition so why not attend some traditional dances or learn an ancient craft from one of the local Swazi craft markets. It might be out of your comfort zone but it’s an experience to remember and best shared with your loved one.
Only one hour’s drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria lays the Magaliesberg, one of the oldest mountain ranges on Earth and the perfect getaway! If you’re yearning for clean air and green beauty, look no further. Your honeymoon will be nothing but boring with activities such as hot air ballooning, game viewing, quad biking, cableway excursions and canopy tours. When the adrenalin rush is over, just relax around a pool with a book or binoculars. It’s what holidays are made of.
A long walk on a pristine white beach is what dreams are made of. This can be your honeymoon! Port Elizabeth offers the most beautiful beaches and dune forests that will just enchant you. Coral reefs and marine life is in abundance and adventure is never far away. If a blend of romance and adventure is your thing, then the friendly city is the best spot for your love holiday.
Known as the Gem of Mpumalanga, Dullstroom offers everything that you could want from a honeymoon. The charming town is located near all the panoramas featuring breathtaking views of landscapes such as the Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and Echo Caves. The historic mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest is also just around the corner and perfect for a daytrip. Fly fishing, farm atmosphere , lakes and fresh air is high up on the menu in Dullstroom and promises an exotic honeymoon that will be hard to beat.
The Mother City promises excitement throughout your honeymoon! If sightseeing, excursions and adventures are what you’re looking for, then look no further. Cape Town offers so much to see and do that you won’t have a moment of rest. Wine tasting, history, beaches, culinary brilliance and Table Mountain will keep you entertained and leave a lasting impression.
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