However, before serious panic and despair sets in, remind yourself that you are getting married in the most incredible Country, in fact, the New York Times recently listed Cape Town as the number one place to go in the world! South Africa has been popped onto the international bandstand of travel destinations that many can only dream of visiting. One of the many amazing things about our breath-taking Country, is that there is an answer to all requirements, be it the beach or the bush!
A Honeymoon is a deep-set tradition with the very first honeymoon recorded as early as 1546! It was described as a time when the Newlyweds celebrate their marriage in intimacy and seclusion. Ok, enough with the history tutorial and onto our top 3 South African Honeymoon spots…
For the best of the mountains and the sea, Grootbos has both to offer on their best behaviour! Presenting the most one-of-a-kind African experience in the heart of incredible fynbos fauna and flora, Grootbos is shrouded in ancient Milkwood Forests with a view of the spectacular Walker Bay in the distance.
With 3 accommodation options you will be spoilt for choice – The Garden Lodges are incredible and deep in the forest; The Forest Lodges are inspired by natures perfect design and each lodge oozes indulgence. And then there’s the Villa… Boasting a butler, private Chef and much more, it is the most exclusive offering in the Grootbos portfolio.
Earth Lodge, Kruger National Park
Situated at Sabi Sands Game Reserve which flanks the Kruger National Park, Earth Lodge boasts 13 ultra-luxurious suites including the mind blowing Amber Presidential Suite. Existing in pure harmony with nature, Earth Lodge is almost invisible in the landscape and brings new meaning to African safari extravagance…
Fairmont Zimbali Resort, North Coast KZN
For a breath of fresh sea air, the Fairmont Zimbali Resort is the epitome of lavishness. A tranquil retreat nestled on the Beach in the Zimbali Coastal Estate offering privacy and seclusion to all seeking it! With numerous accommodation options from Hotel Rooms to luxury Suites and opulent Villa’s, The Fairmont is the perfect resort destination…
So focus on your Big Day and make your Honeymoon proudly South African.
Until Next Time!
The EA Team