Top 5 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

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You just tied the nuptial knot and are planning a honeymoon in Africa? There’s a whole lot of enchantment to Africa when it comes to romantic vacays!

If you’re looking to discover the allure of Africa in the light of love and peace shared with your partner (winks jealously), you’re on the right web page.

In this article, I’ll take you around Africa and show you the best places for your honeymoon.

Come with me, please?


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Banyan Tree, Mahe, Seychelles.  Source:  Kiwi Collection

1. Seychelles –Island of bonding isolation

Seychelles probably needs no introduction because it’s one of the most popular tourist and romantic getaway destinations in Africa. The island paradise treats couples to exotic sights and feels of beaches like the Gran Ansé at Praslin Island and Anse Source D’Argent Beach.

From rock climbing on the Mahé to sky diving in Victoria, there’s no shortage of laughter and giggles to let out the chest in Seychelles’ gentle summer weather.


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Cape Town

2. Cape Town –Romance on the coast!

South Africa’s beautiful port city has a swell multicultural blend of hospitable locals, rich art and culture. Scenic views of the Table Mountain National Park will definitely leave you mesmerized. There are hiking routes if you’re an adventurous couple and a cable car ride option if you love to marvel at the scene from a height.

Between January and April, Cape Town is a must-visit for romantic beach relaxation. The city’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront are great spots for boat cruises and other fun activities.

Ocean facing restaurants with enthralling views give you the wand to create magical honeymoon moments and wrap the dining experience in a cozy kind of glitter.

Nothing is as romantic as walking down Sea Point, watching the sun set and probably catching a glimpse of penguins parading the waterfront.


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3. Kenya –Safari honeymoon!

Safari honeymoon is now a big thing and this makes Kenya one of the best honeymoon destinations in Africa that you should consider.

With a large stretch of mountainous highlands, grasslands and a thriving wildlife, there’s no shortage of breathtaking experiences to reap from your honeymoon.

Home to the majestic Kilimanjaro, Kenya boasts a clutch of national parks and reserves with romantic lodges and camps for an intimate and personalized honeymoon experience.

The Elephant Bedroom Camp in Samburu National Reserve and the Mara Explorer Camp in Masai Mara prove beyond doubt that you can have a wonderful time in the wild.

Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru and Tsavo East National Park are some of the top places to visit.


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4. Madagascar –Lemurs, beaches, out of your wildest dreams!

As the fourth largest island and home to the third largest coral reef system in the world, the island paradise of Madagascar is definitely a must-consider and must-visit if you’re planning a honeymoon in Africa.

Whether you’re a beach bum or a let’s-go-a-lemur-finding enthusiast, a private explorer or a sea adventure lover, Madagascar packs a complete fun and fascinating bouquet so you can rewind and enjoy the blooming intimacy of your marriage.

The Belo Sur Mer offers a rich sea experience to honeymooners looking to fish and bask in the romantic outlook of the island’s wonderful scenery.

Top places to visit include the Constance Tsarabanjina, Ranomafana National Park, Nosy Be and Isalo National Park.


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5. Tunisia –Golden sands of romantic escapades

Stretched along the Mediterranean coastline, Tunisia is a Saharan masterpiece and a tourist magnet for couples who want the most out of a Mediterranean sunshine, sand and sea vacation.

The country’s historical and architectural heritage makes for an exciting experience. A trip to Carthage, Sousse and Monastir will definitely create picture-perfect memories.

Hammamet, with its beach and water parks, has beautiful hotels that help you escape the world and enjoy the luxury of lovely beginning.

Your honeymoon in Tunisia is not complete if you’ve not visited Sidi Bou Said which is a small romantic village located on a hill north-east of Tunis.

The coastal town of Kelibia, located in North Eastern part of Tunisia and at the tip of the Cap Bon peninsula, treats you to an enchanting view of Tunisia from the fortress. You also get to experience first-hand the wine making expertise of the locals.

Wrapping Up

These are the best honeymoon destinations in Africa to make exciting memories and spend some quality intimate time. They are connected to all major cities of the world so you can find cheap flights easily to the honeymoon destination of your dreams.

Are you ready to begin your romantic vacay in Africa?

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