Local is Lekker – Honeymoon destinations in South Africa

There are many important aspects to planning the perfect wedding, from décor and location to food and fashions. But once all is said and done, a wedding is the celebration of a union between partners, an ode to love and an inspired day of commitment. It is for this reason that planning the perfect honeymoon goes hand in hand with the perfect wedding.



South Africa has been blessed with many scenic destinations. One such destination is the world famous Cape winelands (need we say more?). Not only can you enjoy magnificent, romantic views, you can also indulge in delicious, sophisticated wine tastings.

Here are some stunning hotels and estates to consider:

  1. 21 Roux Street Guesthouse
  2. Diemersfontein Wine & Country Estate
  3. 22 Die Laan Guest House
  4. 5 Mountains Lodge & Spa
  5. Le Bac Estate


BAREFOOT ON THE BEACHshutterstock_359691761

South Africa is a place where temperatures rise and inhibitions fall, and with this in mind our many stunning beaches offer a perfect backdrop for a honeymoon escape. If you are looking for exquisite beach resort where you will have the peace and quiet to relax and enjoy your honeymoon, here is a list of the best places to consider:

  1. The Fairmont Zimbali Resort in Balito, KwaZulu-Natal
  2. The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Camps Bay, Cape Town
  3. Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa in Port St Johns, Eastern Cape
  4. Tintswalo Atlantic in Hout Bay, Cape Town
  5. The Ocean View Hotel in Coffee Bay, Eastern Cape


shutterstock_145428880THE BEAUTIFUL BUSHVELD

Nothing says honeymoon in South Africa like a visit to the bushveld, taking in the scenery of the Savannah. View wildlife up close and enjoy the setting which forms the heartbeat of our great land. Here is a list of places you might want to consider if you desire a bushveld honeymoon:

  1. ArendSig Villa in Mabula
  2. Jamila Game Lodge in Vaalwater
  3. Palala Boutique Game Lodge and Spa in Lephalale
  4. Shangri-La Country Hotel in Modimolle
  5. Kololo Game Reserve in Vaalwater


South Africa has often been referred to as a rainbow nation and with that title comes a world of cultural diversity, with many different facets and scenic views. With so many options at your disposal you can easily see why our beautiful land is the ideal location to host your honeymoon.

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