3 PLACES IN AFRICA PERFECT FOR A ROMANTIC HOLIDAY

NAMIBIA

Namibia may have been put on the limelight after a celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt paid a visit back in 2006 but that is not the only reason why you should make it your romantic destination. It has a story of its own to narrate and a magical experience for couples seeking a thrilling adventurous holiday. With its epic vistas, red sand deserts, mystical coastline and high-end lodges it is filled with incredible secrets to discover. It is one of the peaceful African countries that has not been affected by political unrests and boasts of some of the most unspoilt landscapes in Africa making it a soul stirring destination for adventure hungry people.

The outdoor offerings on Namibia holidays are simply irresistible, from sand surfing down the majestic ochre sands of the harsh Namib Desert to spotting spectacular wildlife on a Namibia safari to retreating to a quiet lodge and watching the glorious sunsets with a glass of South African wine, Namibia will create unforgettable memories in your relationship.

BOTSWANA

Botswana is a landlocked country in the Southern part of Africa that boasts of spectacular wildlife, stunning lakes and canals and harsh desert. The tribal culture of the country, its rich past and splendid natural diversities also attract visitors to Botswana. It may not be an ideal romantic destination with snow capped peaks or sandy beaches but for those seeking for then unusual, then this is an ideal destination.

The Okavango Delta is one of the major highlights of Botswana, enjoy mokoro rides in the waterways and experience the delightful scenes of wildlife and nature, it is an ideal location offering privacy and wonderful sightseeing option for couples. The Chobe River is ideal for cruising as you witness breathtaking sunsets. For couples intrigued by nature, then finding a romantic spot in Botswana will be a walk in the park.

KENYA

Kenya is Africa’s premier safari destination, but there is more to Kenya than the ‘Big Five’, it is a country that is sought after by romantics due to its magical sceneries that will arouse those amorous feelings and find yourself hand in hand with that special someone. It is so revered that many people even choose to travel there to have their wedding in Kenya.

The Masai Mara is perhaps the jewel among all other parks in Kenya where you can enjoy luxury romantic tented safaris right in the heart of the African jungle. The tents in secluded camps offer privacy and excellent food as wild animals trod a short distance away.

If the jungle is too much for you, then the mountains will be a relief, the majestic snow capped Mount Kenya and the lush Aberdare Ranges offer a spectacular setting for romantic experiences.

There is something romantic about beaches and water, the Kenyan coast boasts of pristine white sandy beaches lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, it is not uncommon to notice couples walk hand in hand along the beaches or seated on the beachside restaurants listening to local Swahili music and watching the sun go down into the ocean. Most romantic beaches include Diani beach, Tiwi, Nyali and Malindi beaches.

 

 

One Response

  1. Suki F August 20, 2014 at 11:48 pm #

    Africa for romantic getaway, why had I never thought of that? It sounds great.

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