Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

   Why Africa? Africa has it all from sandy beaches, rich culture to wild animals and amazing landscapes. Just everything to make your honey unique and an unforgettable experience.

If you are looking for a honeymoon destination then check out any of these destinations

  1. Maasai Mara National Park, Kenya

Kenya has a very vibrant tourism and is one of those destinations that you must visit when you get a chance to come to Africa. It is mostly known for its Maasai Mara National Park and the famous Wildebeest migration.

Maasai Mara will you give you that wild honeymoon experience. At the park, you will see the famous “Big 5” as you take a safari across the park. You will get to experience the most Amazing sight of wildebeest migration which is a world wonder. The set up at the Maasai Mara is both exotic, luxurious and countryside. The rich Maasai culture around the park is worth experiencing as well. If you are a fan of bush camping and sunset watching, this is the place to be.

  1. Praslin Island. Seychelles

The Island has really grown its tourism sector to become one of the most sought-after resort tourism destination. Seychelles is known for it amazing resorts, great vegetation, and exotic beaches not forgetting its tropical climate.

In Praslin Island, you will experience the feel of raw untouched beaches and the famous Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve which is home to incredible varieties of plants and animal. The Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is commonly termed as the “Garden of Eden”.

  1. Royal Livingstone Hotel, Zambia

The 5-star luxury hotel is located at the banks of Zambezi River just a short walking distance from the famous Victoria Falls. Also close by is the Chobe National Park where you can see Zebras, Impalas and Giraffes just walk by.

The Royal Livingstone hotel stands out for its colonial architecture, its magical view and the atmosphere. It has big 5 luscious well-tendered grounds. Because of its location, there is just so much to do and see.

  1. Douz, Tunisia

If you want to experience the Sahara desert’s way of life and culture, Tunisia is the palace. For a full experience start at the Yadis Ksar Ghilane which is an amazingly romantic desert camp lined with palms and oasis. The tents are luxurious and offer maximum comfort. You can take a daytime desert safari or a full-night Sahara desert safari.

Other places to visit are the national parks especially the Jebil National Park for excursions, desert villages and don’t miss out on the camel treks.

  1. The Island of Zanzibar, Tanzania

This Island is full of tiny unexplored beaches, Mangroove forests, and Island villages that you can visit. You will also get to experience their coastal Swahili culture, enjoy the clear-turquoise water and fishing. The best time to go is during the low tide. While at Zanzibar, you will also get to experience the Stone Town which is a World Heritage Site.

Other places to visit are the spice ranches and farms where you learn about the history of spices and how they are grown. Make sure you purchase their spices. Also visit the ancient ruins, the historic sites, nature trails, and parks as well as their museums.

  1. Tofo, Mozambique

Mozambique is home to Africa’s well maintained marine tourism. It is also considered to be among the world’s destination for swimming with whales, sharks and manta rays.

Tofo is a village famously known for its fishing activities and seafood. If you are a fan of grilled lobster, this is a place you should be.

Head over to Tofo bay and experience deep sea fishing, dhow trips, horse riding, Quad biking, Quad bike tours, sea sports, whale watching, bird watching and the night sea life.

  1. The Great Rift Valley, Kenya

The great rift is full of culture and diversity. The landscape is spectacular, the view is breath-taking, the wild animals, the variety of birds for bird watching lovers, the countless national parks, the cliffs, and volcanoes, there is just so much to experience in the great rift. Lake Naivasha is home to hundreds of flamingoes which are an amazing site.

The hotels are 5-star hotels with colonial style themes. They offer luxurious activities for couples and are a great honeymoon spot. Most of their hotels have honeymoon packages with are quite affordable.

  1. Victoria Falls, Zambia

Victoria Falls, one of the seventh world natural wonders, borders between Zambia and Zimbabwe in the Southern part of Africa. The Zambian part of the Victoria Falls is full of unique site attractions such as the Boiling Pot as well as the Devils pool. The view of the Victoria Falls is so breath-taking and so magical. You can actually see the spray of the falls 30km away from the falls.

The river has carved out a route at the bottom of the falls within the basalt to form a zig-zag deep gorge. You can take a walk across the bridge for an even more spectacular view of the eastern cataract.

From there you can take a walk to the Livingstone town, named after Dr. Livingstone the Scottish explorer, for some culture and history as well as have a taste of the local food and Zambian way of life.

  1. Bazarutu Archipelago, Mozambique

These are a group of 6 islands off the Southern Mozambique coast. The Islands have sandy beaches that you can even camp on. They have the best beachy feel with coconut trees surrounding the white sandy beaches giving a more cooler breeze. The islands lie just within the Bazaruto National park so you can visit the park for an adventure and bird watching as the forests are home to various many bird species.

  1. Marrakech, Morroco

A perfect destination for honeymooners who are looking for a thrilling and exciting experience away from the beaches.

You can engage in lots of activities like camel trekking, luxurious spas, desert safaris and excursions, camel riding among others. You can enjoy the desert lifestyle and the Moroccan cuisine which is a blend of the Mediterranean coastline and the Saharan desert

For an out of the world nature experience, rich diverse cultures, breathtaking views, and landscapes, Africa is the place to go. Your honeymoon memories will be like none other.