South Africa alone is country filled with romantic gemstones, not to mention Africa! The country has attractions that please every heart, from exhilarating activities like jumping off the Bloukrans Bridge to a romantic evening game drive. Whatever you do, there is just something about sunny South Africa that engenders romance.

Cape Town

Cape Town is the hub of South Africa and brimming with romantic attractions. Take a tour through the wine route and sample some of the best wines in the world. Don’t forget to bring the picnic basket and laze amongst vineyard.

vineyard-Cape town

Go on a cable car ride up to Table Mountain and the heart palpitating sunrise. Pick a flower at Namaqualand for your beautiful partner before you take a romantic selfie with a vast blanket of colours in the background. There are many world class restaurants and bakeries to satisfy any taste, one example being Charlie’s Bakery where you can indulge in delicious chocolate treats and pastries.

Mpumalanga

Blessed with scenes only found in fairy tales, Mpumalanga is a stunning natural destination where you are sure to lose your heart. There are numerous waterfalls you can see up close with local tours, the most stunning example being God’s Window where many couples have gotten engaged.

god's window

Go on a tour through the abandoned Pilgrim’s Rest and stay in accommodation fit for a king and his queen. Adventurous couples should take a turn to Hazyview where they can go river rafting, abseiling, aerial cable trailing and more. However, for the ultimate romantic experience, we suggest you take a hot air balloon ride as the sun rises over the beautiful vista.

Zanzibar

When we think of a honeymoon destination, the first thing that comes to mind is a tropical island where couples can laze around doing nothing except love one another at a stunning location. Well, Zanzibar meets these requirements and raises the bar still.

zanzibar

The paradise spice island is a magical destination designed to bring two people closer together. Forget relaxing on the beach! Walk through the street markets in search of a special souvenir for your loved one, go scuba diving together and have date night at one of the beach side restaurants, serving the delicious aphrodisiac, oysters.

Kruger National Park

The Big Five is what Africa is famous for thus no romantic holiday is complete without having seen each one of them. The best place to do so is of course at the Kruger National Park. This massive park is home to an even larger group of wildlife.

kruger national park

Book yourselves into one of the comfortable lodges or better yet, set up a tent and spend the night beneath the stars beside a glowing campfire. Go on a thrilling game drive at night or you can drive around yourself provided you have a vehicle that can handle the rough terrain. The serene atmosphere will have a positive, calming effect on both of you. With no electronics and work interrupting you, both of you will leave the park more in love than ever before.

There is no end to the romantic surprises of South Africa. Click here to see the stunning packages we have on offer and book your tour before the 14th of February. Remember, Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year making it the perfect excuse to take the weekend away.