A languid luxury honeymoon taking in the best of South Africa, Victoria Falls, Botswana and Mozambique
4 nights in magical Cape Town at the famous Cape Grace Hotel. 2 nights at The Franschhoek in the Winelands. Travel on the luxurious Rovos Rail from Cape Town to Pretoria. Enjoy a luxury safari for 2 nights at Singita’s Boulders Lodge in the Sabi Sands before flying back to Johannesburg for 1 night. Spend 2 nights at the famous Victoria Falls Hotel overlooking the falls, followed by 3 nights on safari in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Return to Johannesburg for 1 night before travelling to Mozambique’s Benguerra Island paradise where you will spend 6 nights relaxing to end off your romantic African adventure.
Stay at prestigious hotels like The Cape Grace and The Victoria Falls Hotel
Spectacular scenery from the elegant comfort of the Rovos Rail luxury train
Incorporate the very best of Southern Africa from Cape Town to the Okavango Delta
Barefoot luxury in Mozambique
Spend 4 nights at The Cape Grace, one of South Africa’s finest hotels, perfectly positioned in Cape Town’s Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. The hotel occupies its own quayside in the heart of the harbour and looks out onto either the bustling activity of the working harbour, or the panoramic views of Cape Town’s famous Table Mountain, the city bowl and Signal Hill. Savour innovative cuisine and fine South African wines while enjoying the scenic marina and mountain views. Another renowned aspect of the Cape Grace Hotel in Cape Town is the Bascule whisky bar and wine cellar with a selection of over 420 whiskies. During the day, let cappuccinos linger and by night, be lulled by the lounge ambiance and the twinkle of the harbour lights on the water.
The Last Word Franschhoek is an exclusive five star historic residence in the heart of Franschhoek village, the gourmet capital of South Africa. It’s only a minute’s walk from the many excellent award-winning restaurants and numerous character-filled boutique style shops and art galleries. Beautifully restored in the Cape Huguenot tradition. The picturesque traditional French village hosts some of the best cuisine from internationally recognised gourmet chefs. Of South Africa’s top ten restaurants, three can be found in Franschhoek.
Scheduled flight to the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which offers some of the best game viewing anywhere in Africa. Singita Boulders is a beautiful multi–award winning lodge with a colonial feel and a modern edge. The en-suite chalets at Singita Boulders are large and opulent with private plunge pools, double-sided fireplaces and private game viewing decks overlooking the exquisite Sand River. Elegant cuisine and vintage wines will complement your stay.
The game viewing in this part region is particularly spectacular and you are likely to see good sightings of big cats like leopard and lion. Spend days viewing animals either by foot or from an open safari Land Rover accompanied by a professional armed game ranger and tracker.
Activity options at Victoria Falls include visiting the majestic, thundering falls; white water rafting; landrover safaris; a cultural or shopping trip to the village; canoeing; or a sunset cruise on the upper Zambezi. If you need to nestle like a newlywed, you can always ensconce yourself into a comfy wicker chair on the garden terrace (which overlooks the railway bridge and rolling mists of Victoria Falls) with a cup of tea.
Fly from Johannesburg to Vilanculos on the Mozambican coast, and enjoy a helicopter transfer flight to Benguerra Island for 6 blissful days of sand and sun, sparkling turquoise seas, swaying palms, sunny days and star studded nights.
Azura Lodge is the country’s first luxury eco-boutique retreat. Built entirely by hand in partnership with the local community, Azura has just fifteen villas, each with their own infinity pool and designed for your pampering and privacy. You will have a Mozambican butler to look after all your needs, serving you the finest of Mozambican cuisine – seafood galore, ripe mangoes and a healthy assortment of raw nuts.
During the languid days, take a swim with the dolphins or try spot the lazy turtle as you snorkel through ocean’s array of vivid colours; enjoy a private picnic on the beach; or visit one of the island’s lakes. At night, look forward to romantic sundowners while sailing on the dhow.