Safari and beach is the perfect combination for an unforgettable honeymoon. Africa is undeniably one of the most romantic and exciting continents on the planet and it is here you can create the holiday of a lifetime.
Your honeymoon should be one of the best and most memorable holidays you will ever have. A safari and beach honeymoon can deliver on luxury, adventure, eye candy, funtime, downtime and privacy. It is these criteria you will need to consider as well as which country or particular place you want to stay.
Our favourite destinations for a luxury safari and beach honeymoon are Tanzania or Kenya. Safaris in Tanzania tend to be in the northern parks, including Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater or the Selous Game Reserve in the south. For beach time we recommend the short hop over to Zanzibar where there are some stunning boutique hotels right on the beach and beautiful white sandy beaches they are. Kenya is famed for the Masai Mara which links very well with the Kenya coastline as well as Zanzibar. For a more exclusive safari, Botswana is hard to beat on the luxury stakes, particularly the Okavango Delta, with stunning camps not compromising on modern day luxuries. Or for more variety, South Africa has numerous parks with the added option of Capetown and the Winelands. The islands of the Indian Ocean are also well connected to east and southern Africa for those seeking a more resort style hotel.
As honeymooners, you can relish in some of the most romantic escapes on the planet. Ever considered ballooning over the Serengeti whilst on your safari and beach honeymoon adventure, or watching Africa play out below you on the far-reaching plains? Fly camping in the bush – just you with your camp team in the middle of nowhere? Floating down the river on a boat safari, stopping to have a breakfast en route? Or a sundowner in the middle of the Masai Mara with a tree for shade?
Staying in the most luxurious tent you can imagine, with a plunge pool on your terrace, from where your safari begins – binoculars not even necessary? How about tracking gorillas in Rwanda? End this with a boutique beach lodge for some relaxation or high spec hotel & spa for top end escapism, perhaps will a little dolphin safari to boot.
But please remember, we prepare every single itinerary from scratch – it’s as unique as you are!
Like any of our safari and beach honeymoon holidays, we’ll take a brief from you and start from there. You may prefer this to be a surprise for your future other half or you might both like complete involvement. We find our honeymooners are usually after a mix of relaxation, adventure and escapism.
We normally recommend starting with a safari to totally immerse you into the real Africa, and then follow this with some beach life, but let us know your thoughts and we’ll find the best options for you.
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