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A honeymoon in South Africa is perhaps one of the most romantic we offer. One of the most beloved destinations in the Southern Hemisphere and one renowned for its epic landscapes and wildlife, it is also the largest economy in Africa and a consistently popular spot for luxurious honeymooning. It’s also the most liberal country in the region and visitors will find an inclusive and accepting society.
South Africa is a country of stunning natural beauty, with a diverse range of landscapes that promise to take your breath away. Start your journey in Cape Town, where you can enjoy world-class cuisine, explore the bustling V&A Waterfront, and take in the stunning views from the top of Table Mountain. And when it's time to rest, you'll find a range of luxurious accommodations to choose from, including boutique hotels and lavish resorts overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
With its stunning scenery and secluded beaches, the Garden Route is the perfect place to escape and unwind. Take a romantic road trip through lush forests, past dramatic cliffs, and charming coastal towns. Don't miss out on hidden gems like Plettenberg Bay, where you can indulge in exclusive spa treatments, private yacht charters, and intimate beach picnics. It's the perfect way to start your new life together.
A honeymoon in South Africa is an opportunity to experience the beauty and adventure of the African wilderness. Kruger National Park is a must-visit destination for wildlife enthusiasts, offering a chance to see the Big Five up close. Stay in luxurious lodges that provide privacy and comfort, and wake up to the sounds of nature. Embark on thrilling game drives and create unforgettable memories with your loved one.
At Out Of Office, we specialize in combining inclusive service with exclusive travel experiences, and you can find more information on travel in South Africa by visiting our South Africa destination page.
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A honeymoon in South Africa offers couples the chance to immerse themselves in the breathtaking natural beauty of the country. From walking hand in hand on pristine beaches to watching the sun set over the horizon in a stunning display of colors, there are endless opportunities for romance. The Cape Winelands provide a romantic setting for wine tastings and gourmet dining experiences, surrounded by rolling vineyards and majestic mountains. For a more adventurous honeymoon, embark on a thrilling safari and witness the awe-inspiring wildlife of Africa up close, creating unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.
With a variety of accommodations to choose from, including boutique hotels, secluded lodges, and private villas, you can indulge in the ultimate romantic getaway. Imagine lounging in your own private plunge pool, savoring delicious cuisine prepared by renowned chefs, and being pampered with spa treatments designed to rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul. Every detail of your stay is carefully curated to ensure your comfort and create an atmosphere of pure romance and relaxation.
South Africa is the perfect destination for a luxurious and stress-free honeymoon. With a reputation for exceptional service, you can expect nothing but the best from the dedicated staff at your chosen accommodation. They will go above and beyond to ensure that your every need is met, leaving you free to relax and enjoy your romantic getaway.
Setting out on safari will probably be the highlight of your South African honeymoon. Pursuing the Big 5 through the African bush with an expert game driver is a major bucket list experience. There are so many luxurious lodges to choose from and we have great relationships with the most gay-friendly ones. You can opt for a safari in the Cape Region or fly to Kruger, where you’ll find the most glamorous game reserves.
You can also take a trip to Zimbabwe and see Victoria Falls, the world’s largest waterfall. It’s one of nature’s greatest wonders. You can hear the cascading waters for miles around. The locals used to refer to it as Mosi-o-Tunya (“smoke that thunders”). You can take a cruise down Zambezi River, join a guided tour of the Falls and dine at the Batoka Gorge overlooking the waterfall.
Combining nature with the cosmopolitan energy of Cape Town and the fine wines of Franschhoek ticks all the boxes, and makes South Africa one of the best honeymoon destinations.
Sadly, the crime rates are very high. You shouldn’t wander around at night, nor should you wear clothes that signal wealth (leave the Rolex at home). It’s advisable to ask for cabs at your hotel and avoid no-go areas.
Peak season runs from December to February when it’s hottest. The most popular months for food and wine tours are June To August.
The dry season runs from May to October and this is the best time for game viewing. The wet season runs from December to March – it’s the best time for bird watching and the landscape will be vividly green.
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