Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in Africa for A Romantic Tour

Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

African honeymoon destinations provide all the serenity and Intimacy is required for a perfect romantic vacation. While the African continent is known for its dense wilderness, some beaches and mountains add a dramatic touch to the landscape, making it one of the most sought-after travel destinations. Take your partner on a journey to embrace solitude and discover natural treasures such as wine yards or swampy deltas. Here are some of the most romantic honeymoon destinations in Africa, chosen from the best African countries.

01 Mahe Island- Seychelles

Mahe, Seychelles' largest island, has the most intimate beaches, adorned with golden sand and clear azure waters. As one of the best honeymoon destinations in Africa, Mahe has an engaging vibe that provides every couple with unrivalled beauty to experience together. Give your loved one an enigmatic serenity to spend the most memorable moments of their lives while some adventure can never go wrong. Mahe island has everything you need to spice up your wedding, from sipping champagne on the beaches to discovering the marine beauty. Find the best deals on your Seychelles honeymoon tour packages and Seychelles tour packages at

Popular Attractions: Seychelles National Botanical Gardens, Moyenne Island, Moyenne Island,  Copolia Trail
Things to Do: Helicopter Ride, Cruise or Yacht Tour, Candle light dinner on beach
Best Places to Stay: Avani Barbarons Seychelles Resort & Spa, Fisherman Cove Resort, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles, Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas
Best time to visit: July to September
How to reach: Fly to Seychelles international Airports, connecting the island to other African countries. 
Nearest Airport: Seychelles international Airports

2. Masai Mara- Kenya

The serene wilderness and calm of this safari destination are what make Masai Mara one of the best locations for honeymoon in Africa. This is a heavenly paradise where you can experience luxury as well as a dramatic and romantic landscape. It is home to Africa's most diverse and enthralling wildlife. From discovering the Big Five to enjoying the sunrise with hot air ballooning, Masai Mara can provide you with an exciting holiday to celebrate your love.

Popular Attractions: Mara River and Mara Triangle, Eluai Plains, Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Olare Orok conservancy

Things to Do: Walking Safari, Sundowners Hot-air Ballonning, Mara Mara Game Drives, Explore Masai

Best Places to Stay: OTOME MARA, Fairmont Mara safari club, Walabi Mara Hotel, Keekorok Lodge, AA Lodge Masai Mara

Best time to visit: July to August

How to reach: Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi and then hire a cab to Wilson airport.

Nearest Airport: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

3. Mozambique-South Eastern Africa

Mozambique, a country in South-eastern Africa, is a tropical paradise and one of Africa's top honeymoon destinations. Mozambique, surrounded by palm-fringed beaches and coral colonies, welcomes you with an enthralling nightlife and a vibrant culture to embrace. The turquoise waters of the beaches in this remote archipelago provide some exciting water activities for your honeymoon. You can spend your evening strolling along the white beaches or exploring the colonial ruins.

Popular Attractions: Quirimbas Islands, Santo Antonio, Island of Mozambique, Gorongosa National Park, Paroquia Bazaruto National Park

Things to Do: Visit Niassa reserve, Water activities like Snorkelling, diving in Bazaruto Archipelago, discover beaches of Matemo and visit Quirimbas Island

Best Places to Stay: Coral Lodge Mozambique Island, Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel, Polana Serena Hotel, Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa

Best time to visit: June and September

How to reach: Arrive at Maputo International Airport

Nearest Airport: Maputo International Airport

4. Cape Winelands- South Africa

What else do you need for the perfect Africa honeymoon holiday than rolling hills, views of Table Mountain, vintage wine cellars, and exotic wines? The Cape Winelands, one of South Africa's best attractions, is dotted with lush greenery surrounding historic wineries over the fold of Cape mountains. Make a reservation for a seven-course dinner under the stars, or plan a wine tasting tour with your partner. There are elegant honeymoon lodges with views of wineries and panoramic scenery for your romantic stay.

Popular Attractions: Old Nectar Gardens, Boschendal Wine Farm, Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

Things to Do: Wine and Chocolate Tasting, Wine Tram Tour, Bicycle Tour of Stellenbosch

Best Places to Stay: La Residence, La Bella Vita Studios, Dunstone Country House, Roosenwijn Guest House, Sauvignon Country Lodge

Best time to visit: April to June

How to reach: Arrive Cape Town international airport

Nearest Airport: Cape town international airport

5. Zanzibar- Tanzania

Zanzibar is one of the best honeymoon destinations due to its turquoise waters and ancient architecture. Aside from strolling around the white beach islands, plan a city tour with your spouse for an unusual and exciting experience at one of Africa's best honeymoon destinations. The unspoiled islands nestled along the vast coastline, where you can find peace and embrace the captivating beauty of marine life. There are islands where you can enjoy a night beach party or add some excitement with some water activities. Do not miss amazing offers on your Tanzania tour packages from

Popular Attractions: Stone Town, Zanzibar Butterfly Centre, Kendwa beaches, Prison Island

Things to Do: Romantic dinner at the Rock Restaurant, Dhow Tours, Swim with Dolphins, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving

Best Places to Stay: The African Paradise Beach Hotel, SeVi Boutique Hotel, Summer Beach Paje, Kupaga Villas Boutique Hotel

Best time to visit: December to February

How to reach: Take direct flights to Zanzibar International Airport.

Nearest Airport: Zanzibar International Airport

6. Nosey Be- Madagascar

While Madagascar is a fairyland that has come to life as one of Africa's top honeymoon destinations, you can find your ideal romantic spot in this fascinating country. The Nosey Be is not only the most beautiful attraction island in the world, but it is also one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world. The nature reserves and white sandy beaches here have compiled a list of the most joyful and enthralling activities you can try to spice up your love life.

Popular Attractions: Hinterland, Nosy Iranja, Nosy Tanikely National Marine Park, Lokobe National Park, Lemuria Land

Things to Do: Stroll around the beaches, Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Spot the rare Lemurs and other wildlife

Best Places to Stay: Nosey Lodge, Le Grand Bleu, Nosey Be Hotel and Spa, L'Heure Bleue, Anjiamarango Beach Resort,

Best time to visit: April to December

How to reach: Take flights to Fascene Airport

Nearest Airport: Fascene Airport

7. Victoria Falls- Zimbabwe/ Zambia

What about seeing the most amazing waterfall or swimming in the Devil's Pool? You can plan the most exciting and romantic vacation at Victoria Falls, one of Africa's best honeymoon destinations. This is one of the largest waterfalls with the beauty of a cascading waterfall, nestled between Zambia and Zimbabwe. The "Mosi-oa-Tunya" or "The Smoke That Thunders" can be experienced as the roaring water falls from the height. The rainbow, sprays, and wildlife make it the most enthralling honeymoon destination in Africa.

Popular Attractions: Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls Bridge, Mosi-oa-Tunya, Kafue National Park

Things to Do: Helicopter tour, Swim in the Devils pool, River Rafting, Bungee Jumping

Best Places to Stay: Victoria Falls River Lodge, Elephant Hills, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge, Phezulu Lodge, Hotel Illala Lodge

Best time to visit: July to November

How to reach: Take a flight to Zambia

Nearest Airport: Victoria Falls airport

8. Okavango Delta- Botswana

Imagine yourself in a magical land surrounded by a swampy delta, lush greenery, and an exotic wilderness! Okavango Deltas in Botswana may sound unusual, but they are one of the best honeymoon destinations in Africa. The serenity and calmness of the most luxurious lodges provide an ideal escape for a romantic holiday. Although there isn't much to do, the beauty of the Okavango is too enthralling to not admire the lush wilderness and enjoy the solitude.

Popular Attractions: Okavango Delta, Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Savute Reserve, Okavango River, Khama Rhino Sanctuary, Makgadikgadi Salt

Things to Do: Safari Tours, Hot Air Ballooning, Guided walks, Moroko rides, Open sky African Dinner

Best Places to Stay: Mogotlho Safari Lodge, Camp Okavango, Thamalakane River Lodge, O Bona Moremi Safari Lodge, Chiefs Camp

Best time to visit: May to September

How to reach: Take chartered flights from Maun airport in Botswana

Nearest Airport: Maun Airport

9. Tunisia- Explore Northern African Country

Tunisia is known for its rich history, diverse culture, and beautiful landscapes, including the Sahara Desert, the Atlas Mountains, and the Mediterranean coast. Its economy is based on a mix of agriculture, manufacturing, and services, with tourism being a significant source of revenue.

Tunisia gained independence from France in 1956 and has since then undergone significant political and social changes, including the Arab Spring uprising in 2011 which led to the overthrow of its long-time leader, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. The country has since transitioned to a democratic government, but still faces challenges such as high unemployment rates and regional disparities in development.

Popular Attractions: Al-Zaytuna Mosque, Sousse Archaeological Museum, Bardo National Museum, and more.

Things to Do: Islamic art at archaeological museums, Bardo Museum, Antonine Baths, and Douz which serves as the Gateway to Sahara Desert

Best places to stay:  Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Konokono Beach Resort

Best Time to Visit: April to June

How To Reach: Take flight to international airports Tunis, Carthage, Jerba and Monastir.

Nearest Airport: Kilimanjaro International Airport

10. Gambia- A Non-Island Country in West Africa

The Gambia is known for its diverse wildlife, including monkeys, hippos, and crocodiles, and is a popular destination for ecotourism. Its economy is largely based on agriculture, including the production of peanuts, rice, and cassava, and it also has a growing tourism industry.

The Gambia gained independence from Britain in 1965 and has since experienced political instability and authoritarian rule under its former leader, Yahya Jammeh. In 2016, following a disputed election, Jammeh was forced to step down and the country transitioned to a democratic government under President Adama Barrow. However, the country still faces challenges such as poverty, high unemployment rates, and lack of access to basic services such as healthcare and education.

Popular Attractions: Kachikally Museum, Crocodile Pool, Abuko Nature Reserve, Kiang West National Park.

Things To Do: Shopping in Albert Market, Bao Bolong Wetland Reserve, Horse riding, Bird watching and explore golden sand beaches in Africa.

Best Places to stay:  Kairaba Beach Hotel, Sheraton Gambia Hotel Resort and Spa.

Best Time to Visit: November to February

How To Reach: Take flights to Gambia

Nearest Airport: Banjul International Airport

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