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Fresh ideas for honeymoons

Posted in Honeymoon on 1 September 2016

From moonlit baths to gorgeous views, South African honeymoons offer sublime moments. Below are some fresh ideas for honeymoons.

Luxury trains

Including a luxury train journey into a honeymoon gives a couple many hours of cocooned bliss! Sit back, relax and let the butler service cater to your every whim.
There is always plenty to eat on luxury trains which can be taken either in the privacy of your cabin or in the dining car, they also offer excellent off-train excursions; couple that with five star accommodation and it’s pure honeymoon bliss!

Private plunge pool at your safari lodge

Whether it’s the Kruger National Park or the Eastern Cape safari parks your interested in there is certainly a lodge that will suit your budget that offers a private plunge pool!
We have too many favourites to list here but our personal favourite in the Eastern Cape is Kichaka Private Game Reserve.
With only 10 suites this exclusive lodge is perfect for those looking for some R&R! Each suite opens up onto a private deck with plunge pool from which you can enjoy uninterrupted views of the bush in front of your suite.

Secluded beach

What could be more romantic than having a private beach whilst on honeymoon? Well look no further than Noetzie Beach at Pezula Private Castle complex.
The Beach Castle is arguably the most romantic suite, totally secluded and decorated in shades of cream and blue gives it a distinctly nautical feel.
Downstairs is an open plan living room with a dining room, fully equipped kitchen and wood-burning fireplace. The sunny terrace overlooks the beach and ocean and offers a heated plunge pool!
Upstairs is a spacious bedroom with 2 sets of double windows overlooking Noetzie Beach! The bathroom features a double shower room, freestanding bath, double vanity and walk-in wardrobe.

Gorgeous views from your bath

Tintswalo Atlantic recently reopened after a fire that burnt down the property and they have certainly upped the level of sophistication & luxury!
This boutique lodge is nestled at the base of the ocean-facing Table Mountain National Park and is perched on a pebbled beach and offers guests panoramic views of the Hout Bay harbour and the Atlantic Ocean fading into the horizon.
Each of the 10 suites (plus 1 presidential suite) faces the ocean with breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean, after which the hotel was named. The pebbled beach directly in front of the lodge is secluded and sheltered from winds making it the perfect spot to enjoy sundowners.

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