Honeymoon in South Africa: 5 Reasons Why You’ll Love It

Honeymoon in South Africa: 5 Reasons Why You’ll Love It

Our business is all about creating experiences - those moments that live on in your memory and your heart forever. Yes, your wedding is undoubtedly the most important day of your life and should be celebrated in a big way. But there’s a crucial element that should never be skipped: The honeymoon! It’s the chance for you and your new husband to catch up after the past year or so of planning. Wedding planning is tough, we know all about it. You need some downtime to relax, enjoy each other’s company and bask in wedded bliss. Without sounding biased, honeymooning in South Africa comes highly recommended. Yes, it’s the place we call home. But it’s also a destination where overseas celebrities and royals choose to vacation. Why? We’re glad you asked! Prepare to book your tickets after reading this article, because we’re about to blow your mind. This fabulous country has everything a honeymoon couple could ask for, and then some. For the most unforgettable time of your life, come honeymoon in South Africa. We’ve highlighted our top 5 reasons why:

1) It’s diverse

Can’t decide if you want a beach honeymoon, a cultural honeymoon or perhaps just an affordable honeymoon? Look no further. South Africa has it all. We’ve got the Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, historical rivers, lakes, natural springs, captivating history and the prettiest beaches in the world. The Western Cape has breathtakingly beautiful coast lines, Table Mountain, wine farms, small towns, big cities and our renowned Big Five. Let us design a safari honeymoon specifically for you, so that you don’t have to worry about a thing. Any honeymoon you can think of, you’ll find it in Africa’s most southern tip.

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2) It’s beautiful

Lions, elephants, leopard, rhino, Great White sharks and more! South Africa is known for its gorgeous wildlife, marine life, fauna and flora. Let’s not forget the incredible sunrises, sunsets, landscapes and views. Beauty is everywhere. From the top of the highest mountain to the deepest blue seas, prepare to take it all in. It’s no wonder our overseas brides choose SA as their wedding destination. In fact, most of them stay on for their honeymoon too!

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3) It’s affordable

While South Africa has made headlines due to politics and our economy, one thing’s for sure - if you’re paying with a foreign currency, then the exchange rate is bound to work in your favour. Thus making sunny South Africa one of the most affordable destinations in the world. If you’re looking for a cheap, yet adventurous honeymoon then you’ve come to the right place. Let us know your budget and we’ll design an eventful itinerary, at a price that will leave your soon-to- be husband smiling!

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4) The weather is perfect

Can it get any better? South African winters generally last 3 months. That means that you’ve got 9 perfect months to play with. Um, and when we say ‘winter’, we’re not taking about snowy weather and icy chills. Being Africa, our winter months are fairly mild. While our summers are scorching hot. Rest assured that if you travel to the Western Cape in December, you’ll have uninterrupted tanning weather. Speak to our Luxury Travel Team and let them design your dream post-wedding vacation.

Cape Town, South Africa --- Lion's Head Mountain and Cape Town at Night --- Image by © Bertrand Rieger/Hemis/Corbis
Cape Town, South Africa --- Lion's Head Mountain and Cape Town at Night --- Image by Bertrand Rieger/Hemis/Corbis

5) The people are great

We’re not just saying this. South African people are warm, welcoming and super friendly. From the time you land at the airport to the moment you check into your hotel, we’ll ensure that you’re always greeted with a smile. Tourism is a huge part of South Africa and we take pride in welcoming visitors from afar. It’s one of the main reasons many of them keep coming back! We hope you’ll consider South Africa as your preferred wedding or honeymoon destination. Speak to us for a tailor-made experience, so the only thing you have to worry about is what to pack!

Until then, come to South Africa!
The EA Team