Plan a perfect, romantic getaway for you and your life partner.
South Africans are usually quick to board a plane to go to an overseas location; however, we rarely take the time to explore our beautiful country. Our country is home to some of the most outstanding destinations, many of which are ideal for honeymoons.
Regardless of your budget, you can plan the perfect local honeymoon. Here are 5 wonderful places to go on honeymoon in South Africa:
Warmbaths in Limpopo
If you’d like a gorgeous honeymoon in the South African bushveld, Warmbaths is a lovely local destination. You can enjoy the lovely pools as well as spend some time at the Mabula Game Lodge just 34 km from Bela-Bela – you may even spot the Big Five there!
Warmbaths, A Forever Resort offers a unique holiday experience. Choose from Luxury Hotel Rooms, Caribbean Style Log Cabins and Self-Catering Chalets for your romantic getaway. The resort is not too far from Johannesburg on the N1 so, if you arrive at the Johannesburg airport, you can drive there easily.
Central Drakensberg in KwaZulu Natal
Have a unique honeymoon in absolute paradise! If you’d like a scenic honeymoon, visit the Drakensberg Mountains. Central Drakensberg has various lovely accommodation with awe-inspiring views of the magnificent range of mountains. Put on your hiking boots and explore the beautiful rolling foothills and enjoy blissful accommodation.
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Dullstroom, in Highlands Meander, in Mpumalanga
Dullstroom is a charming village in Mpumalanga. Conveniently situated about halfway between Gauteng and the Kruger National Park, Dullstroom is the highest village in South Africa and has become one of the most popular little towns in the Mpumalanga Highlands. With crystal clear dams, ideal for trout fishing, fun outdoor activities, such as hiking, mountain biking and adventure sports and numerous restaurants, craft-beer brewery, a famous whiskey car, coffee shops and pups, you will never have a “dull” moment in Dullstroom.
There’re lots of accommodation options in Dullstroom. Choose beautiful honeymoon suites in Dullstroom, especially designed and furnished for wedding couples.
Elephant Coast in KwaZulu Natal
If you’re looking for a relaxing honeymoon, consider spending your time somewhere along the Elephant Coast in northern KwaZulu-Natal. The Elephant Coast stretches 220 km from St Lucia all the way to the Mozambique border. You can enjoy coastal forests, rocky shores, coral reefs, woodlands, savanna grasslands and more across the beautiful coast. Get some fresh air and disconnect with the hustle and bustle of the city life while drinking wine, enjoying gorgeous sunsets and visiting some amazing restaurants.
The Western Cape
Enjoy all the amazing, award-winning wine farms, gourmet food and 5-star hotels and gorgeous guesthouses the Cape has to offer. You can visit the Cango caves, Table Mountain, Knysna forest, Tsitsikamma and Plettenberg Bay. The Cape has beautiful scenery and lovely accommodation.
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