If you're considering a honeymoon to Africa, then the country of South Africa could be the ideal destinantion for you. From food and drink to activities and entertainment, this article takes an in-depth look at the nation and is a must read for all those considering a South Africa honeymoon.
Located on the southern coast of the African continent, South Africa is bordered by Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe to it's north, and is flanked to the west by the Atlantic Ocean and to the east by the Indian Ocean. This 'Rainbow Nation' is diverse in so many ways, and South Africa makes for a fascinating and enthralling overseas honeymoon destination.
Approx flight time to South Africa from the UK
+ 2 hours
Language spoken in South Africa
Afrikaan, Zulu & English are the main languages, but there are 8 other official ones
Currency used in South Africa
South African Rand
Best Time to Visit South Africa
South Africa is a year round destination, although their Winter (June to September) brings with it cooler temperatures and drier days.
Best Beaches in South Africa
South Africa isn’t too famous for its beaches, yet some of the world’s finest can be found on their shores.
Head to Durban and its ‘Golden Mile’ to track down the country’s best or if you’re in Cape Town take in Clifton, Sandy Bay or Llandudno beach - all perfect for a relaxing South Africa honeymoon!
For Activity Lovers
The country is a haven for sports lovers – South Africa is simply sport crazy! Boasting some fantastic golf courses as well as ample opportunities for hiking, climbing, diving and watersports you won’t be bored.
Local Flavours of South Africa
South Africa has a reputation worldwide as one of the top destinations for food and wine lovers. From local traditional braai (BBQ’s) and Cape Malay dishes, through to a whole host of international cuisine, South African food makes wonderful use of its wholesome local fruit and vegetables and fresh seafood. South African wines are acclaimed worldwide and to visit the country and not sample at least a glass or two would be a sin!