Thursday, 20 December 2012

Hot List Honeymoon Destination, South Africa

    South Africa is a one of the beautiful, multi-cultural country that has an abundance of unique destinations and experiences for travellers of all age . In this magnificent country, you can go on a safari, indulge in adventure activities, enjoy shopping, enjoy the beautiful cities, relax by the beach or sample delicious food and wine. Honeymooners have innumerable possibilities for romance and bring back unforgettable memories. It is immerging as a hot destination for the honeymooner’s .With so many things to do, here's how newlyweds can explore the wonderful rainbow nation.

Enjoy Self-driving

South Africa has first-rate road infrastructure, a variety of authorised vehicle hire fleets run by international and local rental companies, great weather, scenic beauty, splendid wild life and adventure activities, which makes self-driving a viable and pleasurable option during your honeymoon.

Close to Nature

Apart from spectacular scenery, there are many places where wildlife and nature can be enjoyed in leisure and luxury. The splendid game lodges  will pamper you with a list of experiences like game drives, bush walks, romantic candle-lit dinners and rejuvenating spa treatments in the wild.

Give a hint of adventure in the Romance

SA offers various soft and hard adventure activities across provinces. From world-class surfing, bungee-jumping, diving (shark cage, scuba, crocodile cage), hiking to horseback safaris, mountain biking, river rafting and more, all are supported by operators.


Shopping Paradise

There is some shopping reserved for everyone , pamper your sweetheart with so many shopping options and definitely  bring back some great souvenir for your home sweet home — from the eclectic to the conservative to the trendsetter or trend follower. South Africa is home to many a shopping Mecca from designer brands to local handicraft.



Best Places to See in South Africa

1. Cape Town - Cape Town & Western Cape is home to spectacular and unrivalled natural beauty.
Branded the destination of choice for leisure, events and business, Cape Town & Western Cape represents African sophistication, flair and affordable luxury.
Cape Town & Western Cape has an adventurous, stylish and a colourful melting pot of cultures, and offers visitors an opportunity to discoveries unexpected gems.

 St George’s Cathedral in Wale Street , The Castle of Good Hope , Melkbosstrand’s 7km-long stretch of white sand beckons , Muizenberg the nicest swimming beach , Drive to the scenic town of Kalk Bay , The Durbanville Wine Valley has so much to offer – and it’s just 20 minutes from Cape Town , Mongester OliveOil  - Enjoy a drive to a tasting experience with a difference, learn to cook African style and wash it all down with some delicious wine.


2. Hermanus  - With its unparalleled scenic beauty, modern infrastructure, upmarket shops and endless adventure options, it’s little wonder that Hermanus has grown in size and popularity during the last decade.

Hermanus has the status of being the best land-based whale watching destination in the world. Southern right whales visit Walker Bay from June through to December and can be viewed from aboard a boat, an airplane or the shore. Hermanus is home to the world’s only Whale Crier who blows his kelp horn when whales are spotted along the central sea route.

The Whale Festival has also become a feature on the town’s calendar . Shark cage diving provides an adrenaline fix for adventure lovers and kayaking trips on the sea or lagoon can be booked. Fernkloof Nature Reserve offers a range of spectacular walks among the fynbos

3. Knysna -  A gem of the scenic Garden Route, is situated between George and Plettenberg Bay. Perennially green thanks to a Mediterranean Maritime climate with rain falling throughout the year, Knysna is mantled by indigenous forests extending into the Tsitsikamma National Park area. Nestled between the impressive Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian ocean, the culinary capital of oysters and other delectable seafood is a compulsory stopover on every travelers’ itinerary. At the heart of Knysna is a lagoon protected from the sea by the monolithic sandstone "Heads”  best explored on board a catamaran or from along hiking paths in the Featherbed Nature Reserve. A hotspot for art and craft, as well as adventure activities such as tree canopy gliding, kloofing and abseiling, Knysna offers something to everybody.



4. Durban - The Indian and colonial influences in this South African beach city can’t be missed, and the blend of cultures and architecture makes Durban unique in South Africa. Durban’s Golden Mile is a destination for surfers, families and fisherman, due to its blend of natural beauty and modern resort. Major-city attractions abound, making this a good destination for families and couples alike.


5. Hogsback -  Hogsback is a fairy-tale world of mountains and forests. It is situated high up on the Amathole Mountains of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa, and is surrounded by centuries-old indigenous Afro-montane forests. Hogsback offers the ultimate break-away from the rush of city life - a dramatic natural beauty, lots of nature-based activities, and above all, silence and serenity.

6. Drakensberg Mountains - The Drakensberg Mountains of South Africa or uKhahlamba (the Barrier of Spears) is a 200-kilometre-long mountainous wonderland and world heritage site. The largest proportion of the Drakensberg area falls in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. Combining sheer natural beauty with a wealth of biological diversity, this 243 000 hectare mountainous region known as the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park has been preserved and venerated for eons since the San people or bushmen roamed these slopes. Tens of thousands of paintings depicting their daily life can be found on the rock faces, and in December 2000, the park received international recognition and was declared KwaZulu-Natal's second World Heritage Site. One may choose to try sheer rock or ice- climbing - or they may prefer the adrenaline rush provided by abseiling, white water rafting or taking a helicopter ride to view the Drakensberg mountains from above.

7. Kruger National Park - Soaked in legend and history, the iconic Kruger National Park in South Africa is waiting for you to explore its vast landscapes and outstanding African wildlife. Enjoy exciting game drives and walking safaris – find out what it is like to be close to a pride of Lion, feel the delight and intensity of a South African safari in Kruger National Park
Important Information and Websites for Your Travel Plan -
1.If you would like to receive a brochure on the Drakensberg of KwaZulu-Natal, please send an email requesting one to And for inquairy
3. capetown
4. Krugerpark
5. Information about Climate , Religion , currency , Time Zone , Health Issues please visit  Before You Go

1 comment:

  1. Adventures and Romantic spots, both are there in South Africa that is why this place is the best destination for the couples. Due to online competition, there are many online platforms those are providing online flight bookings South Africa at very reasonable price range.