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When the wedding bells are done chiming, couples set their sights on dream honeymoon destinations and South Africa is one of them!


South Africa (05 June 2024) – South Africa is for the love birds! Our beautiful country has once again graced the Top 10 of the World’s Best Honeymoon Destinations according to Big 7 Travel.

South Africa earned 6th place on the list of 20, rubbing shoulders with some of the world’s most romantic destinations.

The typical honeymoon is usually portrayed as some white-sanded beach island trip with rose petal bedding and some kind of water sport. We are not against this idea at all, but when you can have South Africa’s varied environments, why wouldn’t you?

South Africa is home to those beautiful white-sanded beaches and so much more. You can explore the Karoo and the desert, climb mountains, walk through forests, watch bush sunsets, drink cocktails in hot air balloons, go on drives with elephants, and see seals frolic in the waves. If you can dream it, you can definitely do it in South Africa with your partner.

Some of the winning factors included the amount of “adult only” hotels, the amount of 5-star hotels, the cost of wine or a 3-course meal, the types of activities and sightseeing available and the availability of honeymoon packages.

“From the sweeping vineyards to the safaris, South Africa is spectacularly romantic. The country caters well to newlyweds with adults-only hotels and honeymoon packages, helping lovebirds to have an extra-special trip. Whether you’re looking out for the Big 5 in Kruger National Park or sipping crisp wine on the Cape Town waterfront, you’ll be well looked after. South Africa can bend to your price range, too, with a wide range of budget-friendly and luxurious experiences. Those on a budget won’t feel left out either – bottles of local wine are around £4, while a three-course meal for two is £30 on average.”

For international honeymooners, travelling to South Africa has proven to be a very affordable option, giving access to more luxurious options.

The Top 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

  1. Koh Chang, Thailand
  2. Patagonia, Chile
  3. Rajasthan, India
  4. Zanzibar
  5. Sri Lanka
  6. South Africa
  7. Kenya
  8. Pangkor Island, Malaysia
  9. Sumba, Indonesia
  10. Curaçao

Where in South Africa is your dream honeymoon destination? Let us know in the comments.

Sources: Big 7 Travel – Supplied
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