Top 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations In Africa

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Bazaruto, Mozambique - André Pipa/flickr

Africa Honeymoon Destinations: The vast and beautiful continent of Africa is not only about impressive wildlife, beautiful savannahs and epic landscapes – it also has its sweet side. Here is a list of the 10 charming cities and best honeymoon destinations and towns in Africa that offers memorable experiences. Once in a life time experiences!

Discover a continent fizzing with fresh nature, rich culture and heritage!

Great Rift Valley, Kenya

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Great Rift Valley, Kenya – loraineltai/flickr

A beautiful sight of vastness. Surrounded by natural abundance of an otherworldly terrain of cliffs and volcanoes, amazing great lakes like Lake Victoria, Naivasha, Turkana, etc, as well as the giraffes and zebras of Crater Lake Game. There are many viewpoints where there are curio shops and short eats. the weather is always cool and with gentle breeze. A region rich in culture, and home to hundreds of bird species (flamingos). The Hell’s Gate National Park is a must experience.


Sharm El Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt

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Sharm el Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt – _flucio6/flickr

Often referred to as City of Peace, Sharm El Sheikh, is a popular resort town situated on the coastal strip along the Red Sed. An excellent honeymoon destination for couples that would want to enjoy the thrill of desert safaris and luxurious hotels with coolness from the bays of the Red Sea.

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Livingstone, Zambia

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Livingstone, Zambia – Chad Moone/flickr

One of the most romantic places in the world. Located on the banks of the Zambezi River, and it is the tourism center of the Victoria Falls. Hotels with nature at your door step – clear views of the stunning Victoria Falls and Chobe National Park. The atmosphere is nothing short of magical – enchanting architecture, riverside cafes, and curious local wildlife. This is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Africa.


Zanzibar, Tanzania

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View from Sultan’s Palace (Bait As-Sahel), Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania – GT/flickr

The island of adventures whose historic district of Stone Town is one of East Africa’s few remaining ancient cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Blue waters and white-sand archipelago off the coast of Tanzania. Filled with amazing honeymoon island resort for curious couples that wants to have exotic quintessential Indian Ocean experience.


Seychelles Islands

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Seychelles – Norbert CELLIER/flickr

An African island, traditionally dominated by the South Pacific and the Caribbean. The island offers exotic beaches and lush vegetation for couples that are looking for private island for their honeymoon. Its many romantic attractions include: Aride Island Nature Reserve, Cousin Island Reserve, Gran Anse. An incredible home to variety of plant and animal life.


Kigali, Rwanda

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Night view of Kigali, Rwanda – Pierre Galinier/flickr

Arguably one of the most attractive and safest capital cities in Africa. The lush hillsides and its several ridges and valleys add undeniable aesthetic allure to Kigali. This a honeymoon city that offers peacefulness and serenity – always looking to impress couples, and visitors alike. This is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Africa.


Bazaruto, Mozambique

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Bazaruto, Mozambique – André Pipa/flickr

Bazaruto is one of the best honeymoon destinations in the continent. Nestled on a tranquil bay looking out over the Indian Ocean, this sleepy Island of Mozambique really does have all the ingredients for a perfect trip. An island of the best coconut trees and sand beaches where you can enjoy swimming in the open with Manta rays and Whale sharks.


Johannesburg, South Africa

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Gold reef, Jozi, Johannesburg – Gabriel/flickr

An urban renaissance. Commonly known as Jo’burg or Jozi – this is a modern city flavored with vast array of fun experiences. Jozi is the vibrant heart of South Africa. This carnival city is rapidly changing and smartening up – its friendly urban neighborhood of Maboneng is considered one of the most successful urban-renewal projects in the world. Jozi is a world of entertainment, and the core of the nation’s romantic cuisines.


Marrakesh, Morocco

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Djemaa El Fna – K Parks/flickr

This is a gateway to couples looking to explore and bask in culture. A destination that offers Saharan sand and the Mediterranean coastlines for you to explore – no half ends. Get yourselves ready, dive right in and get your senses spanked by the town’s enchanting heady sights and dazzling sounds. Explore Djemaa El Fna, it’s the main square of Marrakesh – it has a majestic and medieval feel to it. Marrakesh don’t like to be bored, be prepared to live it up! This is one of the best honeymoon destinations in Africa.


Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau

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Aerial vie of Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau – Thomas Pesquet/flickr

Abundance of islands, creeks, mangroves, islets, sandy bays. The islands are a joy haven for newlyweds looking for private island. Only 20 settlements on about 88 islands, which leaves plenty of untouched white-sand islands to explore. There are plenty cheap romantic beach-side cabins and oceanfront restaurants. Enjoy your honeymoon to swings and rhythm of the tide.

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