In this post we share 5 most romantic vacation spots in Africa. From cozy lodges with Instagram ready views to pristine secluded beaches, these high-end spots will sure up the romance factor in your next vacation.
Nestled at the foot of the Nguruman Escarpment is Lentorre Lodge where accommodation is in rooms made of partly tents and partly villas. All rooms have their own plunge pool as well as an Italian style communal pool. For couples, consider taking the room with two baths adjacent to each other overlooking the Shompole Plains. There are views of a watering hole where you can wait to view arriving game from the cats to elephants. The lodge is located 90 minutes from Lake Magadi. The exclusivity of the hotel stands out and the lodge sleeps a maximum of 16 people.
Perched on a series of elevated platforms and walkways, this lodge sits next to an animal watering hole where you can watch wildlife stop by for their morning drink as you sip your own on the room’s private balcony. Enjoy a bush safari or scenic hot air balloon ride above the Serengeti. Take a dip in the private infinity pool overlooking the savannah then rinse yourself off in the outdoor shower before enjoying a romantic meal which can be set up exclusively for you upon request. If you love Yoga, walk up the hill to the top of a sunset kopje and settle in for a guided meditation session overlooking some scenic views across the Serengeti National Park
Amid the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, this is one of the few places where you might actually get a gorilla sighting without having to leave the camp. Part of the hugely successful Sanctuary Retreats group, this intimate 8 tent camp is ideal for anyone interested in gorilla tracking. A perfect stop also for wildlife loving couples. The camp also has a spa and offers a range of rejuvenating treatments from hot stone massages and mud wraps to foot rituals all invigorating experiences
Essque Zalu represents urban chic on an island paradise. This resort boasts of 40 suites and 8 private villas catering to a clientele that like their modern comforts. In front of the property is a huge lagoon style pool. The healing earth spa which offers a long list of treatments including rituals like Jozani Rain Forest, African potato body wrap or the specially erected tents, involving facials and full body scrubs. There are special honeymoon and wedding packages available on request.
If you really want to push the boat out, spoil yourself and your partner with a trip to this island heaven. Located on the pristine sand of Prasine, this beautiful boutique beachfront hotel offers 10 individually styled and designed suites providing all the amenities a modern traveler would expect. The hotel pays tribute to Seychelles cultural and historical background and you can expect touches of African, Indian and Victorian in the décor. The sun sets on this side of the island and coupled with the most breathtaking views, makes this a perfect location for a proposal, a wedding or a romantic getaway.