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For those seeking a more exotic experience for their honeymoon, a trip to Africa may be just the ticket. The “dark continent” is incredibly diverse in its vacation offerings, so it is important to do your research to choose the right honeymoon hot spot for you and your fiance. For a varied cultural experience, try South Africa. This area has been called "a world in one county," and for good reason! From trendy Cape Town to the grasslands, wildlife-filled forests, and quaint villages, you can experience virtually unlimited options for activities here. And do not forget the stunning wildlife preserves, packed with lions, giraffes, crocodiles, and more! For beach lovers, the nation of Seychelles may be a more welcoming honeymoon location. Made up of over 100 islands, this area offers crystal-clear waters, sunny skies, and rustic resorts. Or try Mauritius, a 720-square-mile Indian Ocean outpost that exudes mystery and romance. For a more urban feel, visit Marrakech, Morocco to experience rich spices, busy bazaars and markets, and historical buildings that have stood since the twelfth century! You can get more information about African honeymoons, including the best times to go and where to stay, on this page. Once you have done some preliminary research here, talk to a local travel agent about booking the perfect trip for you. Your travel agent will be able to help you find the best deals as well as help you out should anything go wrong on your trip. Happy honeymooning!
Ready to plan your Africa honeymoon? Whether you choose a South Africa vineyard tour or an Africa honeymoon safari, your travel options are practically endless when you honeymoon in Africa.
South Africa has been called "A World in One County," and it certainly lives up to that name.
Experience snake charmers, faith healers, bazaars, and souks in mysterious Marrakech.
Find clear waters, sunny skies, resorts of rustic-luxe huts perched above the ocean in the Seychelles.
This 720-square-mile Indian Ocean outpost exudes mystery and romance.
Everything you need to know to plan an unforgettable honeymoon:
Less than 1 week
1 to 2 weeks
More than 2 weeks
We're not taking a honeymoon
Our Africa Honeymoons Editor, Kristin K.