From the moment you get engaged to the moment you seal the deal with a kiss, planning your dream wedding is an adventure in itself. So why not continue the adventure by taking a safari for your honeymoon! We’re sharing 5 of our favorite safari destinations that would make for the perfect honeymoon getaway. Hop on board and take off with us!
The Giraffe Manor House
We may be slightly obsessed with The Giraffe Manor House and for perfectly good reasons. This boutique hotel is a bucket-list destination. Often referred to as one of the most Instagrammed properties in the world, The Giraffe Manor House has 12 guest rooms and is set in 12 acres of private land within 140 acres of indigenous forest in the Langata suburb of Nairobi. Talk about being surrounded by the most breathtaking scenery. And, yes, those are real giraffes hanging out around and in the property!
While The Giraffe Manor House isn’t ideal for your entire honeymoon journey, you can work with The Safari Collection and their expert safari designers to tailor-make a honeymoon holiday for you. This includes booking other properties, internal flights, and transfers throughout East Africa and further afield as needed. In total, The Safari Collection has four properties throughout and around Kenya. Experience the best the area has to offer from exploring the local shops and culture to taking off on safari and other adventurous experiences like heli-tours.
Enquire today about a tailor-made safari experience and let the experts put together an unforgettable honeymoon for you and your significant other!
Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
Want a safari-like experience, but don’t want to travel across the globe to find it? Look no further than Clayoquot Wilderness Resort. This luxury tented eco-safari is located near Tofino on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Here at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, you’ll find the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation as guests get to enjoy luxurious tented accommodations, artfully prepared gourmet coastal cuisine, restorative spa, and wellness experiences. As well as an impressive menu of marine and land-based adventures, including whale and bear watching, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, yoga, and heli-adventures.
Remote. Refined. Remarkable. Everything your honeymoon should be!
Explore the Clayoquot Wilderness Resort today!
The Last Word
Serene. Luxurious. Exciting. Exclusive. This is the real wild, in private.
The Last Word – Kitara is located in the Klasier Reserve which is a part of the Greater Kruger National Park; how cool! Kitara is one of just four properties owned and operated by The Last Word in the Cape area of Africa. The Kitara lodge offers unmatched viewing of the local game from the lodge’s decks. You can even see the animals while relaxing in the infinity-edge swimming pool. If this just isn’t enough, join local experts on daily game drives. It truly is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Each elegant suite at Kitara has a private patio overlooking the river. Wake up refreshed and sip slowly on coffee with your sweetheart while taking in the beauty of the natural world. Here at Kitara, you can truly escape and just be.
For the full South African adventure, hop to and from each and every one of The Last Word’s 5-Star Luxury Boutique Hotels. By doing so, you’ll get a taste of everything South Africa has to offer from safaris and sanctuaries to beaches and villages. Explore here to plan your ultimate South African journey at The Last Word.
For the ultimate safari honeymoon, visit the #1 rated safari lodge in Zambia, The Tongabezi Lodge. This romantic hideaway is located on the banks of the Zambezi River, just upstream of the majestic Victoria Falls. We recommend booking the Honeymoon House. The Honeymoon House was built with the perfect view, indulgence, and privacy in mind; exactly what a honeymoon calls for! The private balcony overlooks the river, providing a perfect setting for a dip in the pool or a secluded candlelit dinner beneath the stars. Yes, you heard that right! Candlelit dinners on your private deck are included.
The Tonabezi Lodge, an all-inclusive resort, also offers guests a variety of complimentary activities including but not limited to private lunches at the Sand Bar, boat tours, game drives, fishing, trips to the falls, and Sampan dinner experiences. This trip will be full of not only serenity but also incredible memories and unforgettable experiences.
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Singita Lebombo Lodge
Last but certainly not least on our top 5 list is the Singita Lebombo Lodge. This contemporary safari escape is suspended high above the N’wanetsi River. All 13 suites are fully enclosed with glass walls to ensure inimitable views of the world-renowned Kruger National Park.
Here at Singita Lebombo Lodge, you’ll find a balance between wilderness and modern amenities. The sophisticated loft-style suites embody the essence of modern romantic hideaways and their elevated wooden viewing decks allow guests to sleep outside under the stars just like in the movies. Not to mention, there are endless activities and adventures at your fingertips from guided safari walks and game drives to spa experiences and a pool with an incredible view.
Take in the views. Enjoy the experiences. Indulge in romance.
Plan your honeymoon vacation to Lebombo Lodge today!
For more honeymoon destination ideas, browse our Honeymoon Collective.