Friday, February 24, 2012

guest post: honeymooning in africa!

Because Tommy and I had somewhat of a lame honeymoon experience, we constantly scheme about "the honeymoon of our dreams."  Usually this fantasy involves beaches....and lots of them.  But after reading this, I'm pretty convinced that an African safari is the raddest honeymoon idea ever.  What do you think?

Luxury Safari Honeymoons in Africa

Africa.  One of the best places in the world to honeymoon.  Most couples want activity and beach on their luxury honeymoon in Africa; Africa delivers these options in spades.  A safari is a real adventure, especially for first timers – the magic of seeing animals in the wild a real adrenalin rush and something you’ll never forget.  Want more?  There are plenty of options nowadays to try a walking safari, horse safari, a mountain biking safari or perhaps glide over the African plains from the romantic heights of a hot air balloon.  And you’ll definitely be wanting some R&R on the beach.  The main difficulty is choosing where to go: there are so many great options to choose from Mozambique’s crystal clear waters to Zanzibar’s dazzling white sands.

Here are some of our favorite safari and beach honeymoon ideas:

Safari and Beach: Tanzania and Zanzibar Holiday

Perfect after a summer wedding, this honeymoon idea gives you chill-out beach time both pre and post safari – ideal if you need a couple of days to re-charge before your early morning game drives in Tanzania’s sprawling Selous Game Reserve.


African Sundowners: Luxury Safari and Beach Holiday

If you’re after luxury, adventure and some of the best wildlife viewing in the world, you’ll love this honeymoon or luxury holiday suggestion: kick off with a visit to Victoria Falls before your safari in Botswana’s Okavango Delta and finish on the squeaky white sand of Mozambique.  Sublime.

Luxury Honeymoon in Kenya and the Seychelles

15 nights of honeymoon bliss could be heading your way… create unforgettable safari memories on the rolling plains of Kenya’s Masai Mara before heading to the fairytale shoreline of Praslin in the Seychelles.


  1. these pictures are so nice! thanks for this great post!

  2. Some great ideas for a honeymoon destination, with both romance and action!



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