Are you planning to have your honeymoon in South Africa? Having to choose the best honeymoon destination in South Africa can be a daunting task. With all the beautiful places, diverse surroundings, and with all the things that you can do in this great country, finding the place to spend your honeymoon can be tough.
To help you make your decision, let me show you what Cape Town has to offer to you and your loved one.
Cape Town is one of the best honeymoon destinations that you can go to. There’s no better place to celebrate a romantic getaway than in this glorious city. This place combines quality and extravagance and at the same time maintains an intimate atmosphere that is perfect for the occasion. Cape Town is indeed a wonderful city that is more than just a beautiful destination.
Spending a week at a five star luxury hotel in Cape Town will definitely set the mood for your honeymoon. The Mount Nelson Hotel is a beautiful pink palace nestled in the lee of Table Mountain. With nine acres of breathtaking garden, this place will surely captivate your hearts.
This top class hotel, situated in the heart of Cape Town, was built in the late 19th century. It is loved by locals and tourists alike. The Nellie, as it is called by most of the people in Cape Town, is the perfect fusion of modern facility and tradition. It reflects the city’s history and at the same time displays luxury and extravagance.
Afternoon teas are popular at the Nellie. They serve different teas and scrumptious finger foods from cakes, truffles, sandwiches, scones and other savory treats, all made from scratch in the hotel’s kitchen. Here you can ceremoniously enjoy a sip of your favorite tea in the lavishly furbished lounge of the hotel. The Nellie is frequently visited by celebrities and world icons who choose to relax and savor the tranquility of the place. And if you are lucky enough, you might as well have the chance of sipping tea with your favorite movie star!
Close to the Nellie is the busy Greenmarket Square. Here you will find souvenirs and cool items that include clothes, jewelries and other unique things that are worth keeping as a remembrance of your Cape Town honeymoon. With gold and diamonds as the South Africa’s main products, you don’t want to miss buying beautifully crafted charms in the Greenmarket Square.
To shop for your loved ones left at home, you can also go to the all time famous Waterfront. Originally, the Waterfront is a part of a working dock that is beautifully transformed to a place where you can eat, shop and look over the port. As a matter of fact you can still see infrastructures that were built decades ago that serves as a witness on how this beautiful city bloomed.
Other special things you may choose to do include kicking off your day with a romantic hot air balloon ride to see the beautiful vineyards and winery from above. Indeed Cape Town has a lot to offer couples.