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Africa & Mauritius

Our verdict:

What an incredible way to start married life. The buzz of Cape Town with its iconic Table Mountain and nearby winelands contrasts wonderfully with the adventure of spotting the Big Five on safari. And what better place to unwind than Mauritius or the Seychelles, renowned for pampering hospitality and idyllic beaches. An odyssey that’s bound to cement your vows.

Recommended tour operator: Mahlatini

Mahlatini says

South Africa is a popular honeymoon destination, rightly renowned for breathtaking landscapes, romantic experiences, spectacular wildlife, culinary excellence and outstanding hospitality standards.

  • Diverse experiences
  • Spectacular scenery
  • Year-round sunshine

We recommend combining your time in South Africa with a week or more on an idyllic Indian Ocean beach in Mauritius, the Seychelles or Mozambique for the romantic honeymoon of a lifetime.

Our multi-award winning team can tailor-make an itinerary to suit your budget, interests and available time. Here are some sample itineraries to inspire your South Africa and Mauritius adventure.

This five-star luxury Kruger and Mauritius honeymoon gives you exciting wildlife experiences in the iconic Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve followed by a relaxing break in one of the top resort hotels in Mauritius.

This classic safari and beach honeymoon combines a Big 5 safari in the Kruger National Park with an exotic island escape at the 5 star deluxe Heritage Le Telfair resort in Mauritius.

For an unforgettable and ultra-luxe honeymoon our Ultimate Cape Town, Winelands and Kruger honeymoon puts an emphasis on end-to-end luxury from the light aircraft transfers to stunning small hotels, lodges and wineries. Extend with a stay in Mozambique at the renowned Benguerra Island Lodge, the epitome of barefoot luxury.

If you prefer the sound of a Cape Town, Winelands and Mauritius honeymoon, this itinerary focuses more on the highlights of the Western Cape in South Africa.

See our full range of honeymoon ideas in South Africa and the company review of Mahlatini at 101 Holidays.

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