Honeymoon guide to Africa

Plan the perfect honeymoon in Africa. Find the best beaches, resorts, attractions and things to do at these exciting honeymoon destinations in Africa. Also, check out the monthly weather conditions – so you can arrive when the weather is dry and sunny.

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Renowned for dazzling white-sand beaches, dramatic rock formations, warm crystal clear waters and lush tropical vegetation, the Seychelles remains a magical honeymoon destination.

Explore La Digue Island and the gorgeous Anse Source d’Argent beach or the equally stunning Praslin Island, home to Anse Lazio, a perfect crescent of soft, fine-grained white sand.

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Known as ‘The Pearl of the Indian Ocean’, the tropical island paradise of Mauritius is a one of the world’s best honeymoon destinations.

Famous for its outstanding natural beauty, Mauritius offers a paradise of endless white tropical beaches that are perfect for enjoying the warm, crystalline sea and soaking up the sun with your partner.

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Cape Town

Surrounded by stunning white-sand beaches and overlooked by the massive Table Mountain, South Africa’s oldest city mixes a rich cultural heritage with an easygoing and laid-back nature.

With a choice of world-class shopping, fine dining restaurants and accommodation options to satisfy the most demanding couple, Cape Town has all you need for an unforgettable honeymoon in Africa.

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Just a short distance from Kenya's legendary national parks and game reserves lies an almost uninterrupted stretch of beachfront that stretches north and south of the ancient trading city of Mombasa – gateway to the sparkling Indian Ocean.

Besides sunbathing and swimming, most beach resorts are perfect for snorkelling, scuba diving, game fishing and spotting marine life such as sea turtles and dolphins. Mombasa is perfect for a honeymoon in Africa.

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Encircled by snow-white beaches, gin-clear turquoise waters and lush coral gardens, the exotic and welcoming ‘Spice Islands’ of the Zanzibar Archipelago are just a hop, skip and jump from the Tanzanian mainland – the perfect respite after a hot and dusty game safari on mainland Africa.

Unwind on a choice of palm-fringed, powder-soft beaches, go diving above offshore coral reefs, hike through pristine rainforest and soak up the island's heady mix of Arab, Persian, Indian, European and African traditions.

Zanzibar offers all the ingredients you need for a magical honeymoon in Africa and the Indian Ocean.

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Sharm el-Sheikh

With several world-famous dive sites, along with desert and mountain hiking opportunities, luxurious 5-star hotels, shopping options and a sunny climate, the popular resort of Sharm (as it is locally referred to) is an excellent spot for a honeymoon in Africa.

Na'ama Bay is the centre of modern Sharm, with a beachfront promenade lined with numerous hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. The large, all-inclusive resort enclave of Nabq (pronounced na-bik) lies around 26km north of the Old Town.

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Latest update: Top Honeymoon Destinations in Africa + Middle East: 27 April, 2024