When we think of Africa, we usually conjure up images of ancient tribes and national parks. Africa is the continent of diversity and contrasts. Everyone will find something to their own taste – from the Sahara Desert to the magnificent Victoria Falls, from the wildlife of Tanzania to the typical urban landscapes in South Africa. If you’re looking for an unforgettable honeymoon destination, go to Africa. Romantic places there are as numerous as girls at Planet of Brides. The beauty of the continent will make your love thrive. Have a look at this list of 7 romantic places in Africa for your next vacation.
If you want to feel the exotics of North Africa, Marrakech is the right place to go. Plunge into the local atmosphere in the Djemaa El Fna – the central square at the entry to the Medina, the old part of the city. Medina is a must-visit attraction; it’s a large maze-like district replete with shopping opportunities. The Moroccan culture certainly deserves a closer look and you can learn more about it visiting local museums and landmarks.
Cape Town, South Africa
This coastal city, often nicknamed as the Mother City, has a lot of attractions to offer. Guarantee, it will win your hearts at first sight. Museums with rich collections, the Garden Route with beautiful nature, and, of course, Table Mountain make it a perfect setting for a romantic getaway during your trip to Africa. Not far from the city, there are the famous Cape Winelands that will astound you with large vineyards, wine farms, and wine cellars. Being in Cape Town, don’t miss the chance to go to the Cape of Good Hope. The path that leads there is really picturesque. You can also come across some penguins.
Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe
Victoria Falls is the second most famous waterfall after the Niagara Falls. Being twice as high as its North American rival, Victoria Falls makes a loud noise that can be heard at the distance of 50 km. The view of the waterfall is really breathtaking. The best view point is from the cabin of a helicopter – a perfect place to declare your love or propose. The best time for visiting the Victoria Falls is spring since the river is especially impetuous during this time of the year, which makes the waterfall more powerful.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg is considered to be a world-class city. Despite the plethora of skyscrapers, some parts of the city are bossomed in greenery. If you look for cultural experiences, 40 galleries will satisfy your thirst for art and history.
This country is famous for its exceptional sunny climate and scarcely populated beaches. Start exploring this country from its capital city Dakar. If you like unusual places, then you should see Lake Retba with your own eyes. It has a pink color that intensifies during a dry season and fades during rain. It’s also available for swimming.
Kenya’s capital is a vibrant city where skyscrapers and wildlife co-exist together. This is the only cosmopolitan city that can boast a national park located within its borders. It means that after exploring the tribal culture and history in local museums, you can go to Nairobi National Park to watch safari animals. If you like animals, there is an opportunity to connect with baby elephants and giraffes.
If you’re into nature and adventures, that such safari destination as Botswana is for you. Chobe National Park is for those who like elephants since there are about 120,000 of them. What can be romantic than exploring the wild places with your loved one? Okavango Delta, Makgadikgadi Pans, and the Kalahari also deserve your attention. See the beauty of wildlife from the waters of the Okavango Delta riding the mokoro.