Why Take Your Loved One On A Honeymoon To Africa?

Jonah Andersson 03/25/2013
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Why Take Your Loved One On A Honeymoon To Africa?

Africa is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and although it offers a number of amazing places to visit and sights to see, it wouldn’t usually be one of the places to spend your honeymoon – until now. Over the last few years, couples spending their honeymoons in Africa have nearly doubled, and from white sandy beaches to beautiful lush landscapes, it’s clear to see why.

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Africa is Mother Nature’s very own back garden, and if you know where to look, there are a variety of stunning and romantic hotspots. Honeymooning in Africa offers a bespoke and sensual alternative to the traditional wedding getaway, and instead of forking out half your life savings on a luxury destination, why not experience the birthplace of beauty instead.

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When many people think of Africa, vast open landscapes, guerrilla warfare and economic troubles usually spring to mind. However Africa is one of the few places on Earth big enough to support the biggest animal environment on the planet. Its days are long and warm, and in the midst of a stunning sunset, its nights are cool and starry. What more would you want from a honeymoon? This guide by cruise.co.uk highlights the best of Africa.

The Real Africa

A westerner’s perception of Africa is mainly compiled from what they see on the TV, however the real Africa is actually one of the most amazing and exciting places in the world. To say that the wild and sweeping plains of Africa are an idyllic location for a honeymoon is an understatement, and with hundreds of miles of stunning coastline, there’s never been a better backdrop for a couple in love.

The mass tourism of the Caribbean, or the influence of the west just doesn’t exist in Africa, and it has remained a traditional and cultured continent for hundreds of years. Africa offers a unique setting like no other, and from a brief business trip to a safari holiday, it’s definitely an experience of a lifetime.

Typical Tourist Honeymoons

Many of Africa’s most stunning landscapes and honeymoon settings have remained hidden from the typical tourist, making the continent even more mysterious and enigmatic. Most tourists end up taking their annual summer holiday to a place they’ve already experienced, or a destination that’s been recommended by a friend. When it comes to taking a chance, and choosing a destination that you’re unfamiliar with, many people would place Africa at the bottom of their list.

But actually, Africa’s clear blue skies, picturesque sunsets and amazing hospitality rivals any other honeymoon destination in the world. In many cases it’s a lot better, and you get much better value for your money than you would in a city break or resort holiday. No matter what time of year you’re looking to honeymoon in Africa, there’s always going to be a country that you can enjoy.

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From safaris to white water rafting, Africa has it all, and the best thing about it is that it’s all completely natural – none of the activities you can experience while on your honeymoon are man-made. If you want a honeymoon to remember, where you’re constantly surrounded by beauty and tradition, then Africa is the place for you.

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