Honeymoon Destinations in Africa by Season


There are wonderful honeymoon destinations in Africa at any time of the year. The trick is to match your honeymoon to the right place depending on when you are travelling. Here are our top tips below for the Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa by season.

Africa honeymoons – March to May

Head south for your honeymoon to avoid the ‘long rains’ in East Africa in April and May. The Indian Ocean islands of Mozambique, Mauritius and the Seychelles and the northern coast of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa are top choices for warm ocean swimming.

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Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa – June to early August

At this time of year, temperatures on the coast of Tanzania and Kenya and the Indian Ocean Islands are very pleasant. It’s a great time for a safari honeymoon in Botswana or Zambia, with cold safari nights in South Africa.

This is the time to:

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Africa Honeymoons – August to November

For a safari honeymoon, this is one of the best times for game-viewing throughout Africa with good weather on the Islands and Indian Ocean coast. Temperatures are warming up everywhere. Swimming off the coast of South Africa is attractive again. Witness the Migration in the Masai Mara or combine Cape Town, the peak flood in the Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls.

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Honeymoons in Africa – December to February

This is mid-summer, and it is hot and sunny. Ideal African honeymoon combinations include Cape Town and green season Botswana and Victoria Falls to take advantage of the best weather in the Cape and get great seasonal offers on safari.

All of the Southern and East African beaches and the Indian Ocean Islands are hottest and sunniest at this time, but book early, especially if travelling out or back between mid December and mid January. In the Cape (South Africa) there is little chance of rain so this is a great time to check out Cape Town and the Winelands. However there’s a greater probability of rainstorms in Mozambique and Mauritius, peaking in February.

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