Honeymoon Destinations in South Africa
South Africa is also known for good value for money as a honeymoon destination, with world class service, five star luxury at an affordable rate.
The Western Cape boasts white sandy beaches, picture perfect winelands and a choice of venues and entertainment for the newly weds. Honeymooners can choose from some of the best known international hotels including Sun Internationalís One&Only at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and the Coral International Cape Town in the city centre where there is a plethora of sights, sounds and entertainment to enjoy during their honeymoon. The Tinswalo Atlantic along the renowned Chapmanís Peak Drive offers honeymooners a romantic location like no other in South Africa right at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Garden Route runs up the East Coast of South Africa and boasts some the best unspoilt beauty the country has to offer and some of the most exclusive and lavish venues for a honeymoon. The Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa in Knysna and the Kurland Hotel in Plettenberg Bay provide unparalleled style and service, with the more intimate Palms Wilderness offering a secret hideaway in the unspoilt Wilderness area.
Flanked by the warm Indian Ocean on one side and the majestic Drakensberg on the other, KwaZulu Natal is an ideal honeymoon destination. From the luxurious Fairmont Zimbali Lodge with panoramic vistas in the unspoilt beach paradise to the intimate Kosi Forest Lodge set amongst the sand forest alongside the Kosi lake system.
Mpumalanga includes the scenic Panorama Route comprising God’s Window, the Blyde River Canyon, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and towns such as Pilgrimís Rest, Hazyview and Graskop. The choice of game lodges in this area is overwhelming and varied, and includes the award winning Singita Game Reserves where honeymooners can encounter the wildlife and be pampered in true luxury or the Ulusaba Safari Lodge owned by Virginís Richard Branson where spectacular game viewing is accompanied by five start hospitality.
The less well known areas of South Africa provide their own little gems for honeymoon destinations such as the Tswalu Kalahari Private Game Reserve in the Northern Cape which provides a breathtaking exclusive Kalahari experience or Bushmanskloof Wilderness Reserve in the Cederberg Mountains where honeymooners can experience one of Tatlers ìTop 101 Hotels in the Worldî