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Indulge In Romance

Honeymoon Experiences

Indulge In Romance

A honeymoon is the cherry on top when it comes to romantic travel - & in Africa, you will find romance around every corner.

Luxurious suites, discreet service & outdoor showers coupled with spectacular wildlife, uninterrupted views & pristine beaches, put Africa on the map as one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world.

It is not surprising then, to find romance everywhere you go. Not only is Africa’s lodges luxurious beyond your imagination, but the experiences & activities she offers is special, memorable & unique.

Whatever you need for your honeymoon, we can probably make it happen! Be it private helicopter flights, romantic candle-lit dinners on the beach, exclusive safari drives or turn-down service with a twist – Africa will surprise you around every corner.

We have thought long & hard about the best ways to indulge in romance, so get ready to start dreaming.

1. Sleep In A Treehouse – See Our Top Picks What is more romantic than spending the night under a canopy of stars & listening to the sounds of the wild? We have compiled a list of our favourite treehouse stays, so if it is romance you are after, look no further.

2. Enjoy A Candle-lit Dinner On The Beach - Islands Spending your honeymoon on an island in the Indian Ocean means that you will have direct beach access, which only means one thing: romantic dinners with your feet in the sand. Eating fresh seafood while listening to the sound of the ocean is simply put – magical.

3. Surprise Her With A Private Sundowner Excursion – Kruger’s Private Reserves Kruger National Park’s safari lodges are great at arranging exclusive sundowner excursions for special occasions – like a honeymoon. Go on an afternoon game drive, get dropped off at a remote location in the bush & enjoy romantic sundowners with your spouse. (accompanied by a discreet member of staff who will look after your safety)

4. Treat Yourselves To A Couples’ Massage – Cape Town There are many amazing spas in Africa, so you can get pampered while on safari, on an island or in a city. Some of our favourite spas are found in the vibrant city of Cape Town, so make sure to add a few nights in the Mother City before or after your safari honeymoon.

5. Taste Good Food & Wine – Wine Route When it comes to exceptional food & wine, look no further than the famous Wine Route in South Africa. Known as the country’s gourmet capital, this iconic route – made up of the lovely towns of Franschhoek, Stellenbosch & Paarl - boasts award-winning fine dining restaurants, farm-to-table cuisine & superb wines. Romance is not complete without good food (& wine)!

6. Go On A Romantic Sunset Boat Cruise – Chobe National Park There is something magical about watching the sun sets over the horizon. And in Africa, there are plenty! You can witness beautiful sunsets from anywhere in Africa, but one of our favourite ‘sunset’ destinations, is from a boat on the Chobe River. Sipping on a G&T while seeing hippos & elephants play in the water, is very special. For those wishing to soak up more time on the Chobe River, try staying on a luxurious houseboat! The Zambezi Queen or Chobe Princess are both great choices.

7. Experience A Night Of Stargazing - Namibia When it comes to stargazing, Namibia is the cherry on top! Since most camps boast remote settings surrounded by desert & stars – this is the best place to enjoy uninterrupted views over the Milky Way. Some camps also offer star bed sleepouts – the perfect choice for a honeymoon.

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Sleep In A Treehouse

An African holiday is all about making (childhood) dreams a reality. When we grow up, we sometimes forget that life is still full of fantasy, mystery & fun. Many safari lodges throughout Africa offer guests just that – a unique & magical experience…& what is more magical than spending a night in a treehouse under the stars? Each treehouse is luxuriously set up for you, usually accompanied by a special dinner under the stars, a radio & a starry sky as canopy. Some treehouses are located in the middle of the bush (close enough to camp) while others come in the form of ‘star beds’ on your chalet’s open rooftop deck. Step back with us into childhood & see which treehouse stay you prefer. (Please note that most treehouse stays are only available when booking a room at the lodge, in the event that you have to return to your room due to bad weather.) 1. Lion Sands Treehouses, Sabi Sand Game Reserve – South Africa The crème de la crème of treehouses can be found in the game-packed Big 5 Sabi Sand Game Reserve & the Kruger Private Concession in South Africa. Lion Sands have 4 lodges to choose from: River Lodge, Ivory Lodge, Tinga Lodge & Narina Lodge – all offering an unforgettable night under the stars. Their luxury treehouses include Chalkley Treehouse & Kingston Treehouse which sleep 2 adults each & Tinyeleti Treehouse which sleeps 2 adults & 2 children under the age of 15. 2. The Ngala Treehouse, Timbavati Game Reserve – South Africa You get treehouses & you get treehouses. The contemporary Ngala Treehouse will not disappoint. It is the perfect fit for the discerning traveller who wants to be surrounded by nature, but still spend the night in the lap of luxury. 3. Abu Camp Elephant Star Bed – Okavango Delta – Botswana The opportunity to ‘sleep with elephants’ is found nowhere else in Africa. Abu Camp offers a treehouse that overlooks the elephant boma, so you can fall asleep by the contented rumbling & low snores of Africa’s gentle giants. 4. Sanctuary Baines’ Camp Star Bed, Okavango Delta – Botswana This intimate safari camp only offers 6 suites, & each comes with a private deck boasting a romantic ‘sky bed’ & ‘star bath’ – the ideal romantic oasis for couples or honeymooners looking for a unique safari experience. 5. Ruckomechi Camp Star Bed, Mana Pools - Zimbabwe What is more magical than falling asleep to the sounds of nature? Ruckomechi’s secluded Star Bed Treehouse overlooks a game-packed waterhole, so you’ll be able to enjoy front-row seats to one of Mana Pool’s prime wildlife spots. 6. Giraffe’s Nest at Motswari, Timbavati Reserve – South Africa Motswari’s Giraffe’s Nest is a must for those seeking the ultimate, exclusive romantic experience. This stilted treehouse is perched 3 meters above the ground & overlooks the Xanatsi Dam – an active waterhole that attracts all kinds of wild visitors. 7. Jao Treehouse, Okavango Delta – Botswana Jao’s Treehouse is simply beautiful & beautifully simple. With billowing mosquito nets & polished wood floors, the treehouse boasts beautiful views over the bush & there’s even the bonus of a sharp-eyed watchman-cum-butler who will look after your safety & take care of your every need. Bring on the champagne! 8. Tubu’s Treehouse Hide, Okavango Delta - Botswana Deep in the heart of the Okavango Delta, you will find Tubu Tree Camp’s Treehouse Hide (located near camp). At night, the hide is transformed into a magical star-bed experience & before the sun sets, you can enjoy spectacular views over the bush & its passing wildlife. 9. Puku Ridge Star Bed, South Luangwa – Zambia It is not only guided walking safaris that will get you close to Africa’s wildlife. Puku Ridge is home to Zambia’s best star bed experience. Each of the tented suites is built on elevated decks overlooking a game-rich plain & include multi-level verandas with plunge pools as well as towers furnished with ‘star beds.’ 10. Kaingo Elephant Hide Star Bed, South Luangwa - Zambia Set in an ebony tree on the Luangwa River, The Elephant Hide Star Bed is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the wild. Listen to the sounds of Africa while looking up at Africa’s beautiful blanket of stars.

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