Our Top 6 Romantic Destinations | Safari to Sea


Sometimes all you need to do is fall in love with life again.

Visiting one of these irresistibly romantic destinations with your special loved one will have you feeling even more alive than ever.

Under the Stars, The Chalkley Treehouse at Lion Sands River Lodge.

The ultimate bush bedroom situated under a million stars. This treehouse has all the 5-star comforts but provides an experience as wild as the animals that roam beneath it. After a short trip to the treehouse at sunset, drinks and a scrumptious picnic dinner are served and then you enjoy an amazing night outdoors. A wild and extraordinary experience you will treasure forever.

On Top of the Ocean, LUX* in the Maldives

The LUX* South Ari Atoll is situated on the postcard-perfect island of Dhidhoofinolhu. It literally features in many of the images of the Maldives. Two miles of pristine, powder-fine beaches and spectacular private villas perched on stilts above a crystal blue lagoon. Visit the LUX* and enjoy the incredible beauty and the marine life.

Outdoor Romance At Its Best, Sanctuary Baines Camp in Botswana

Set in a grove of trees, and surrounded by papyrus beds this intimate camp is known for its romantic sky beds and star baths. The private camp is situated on a platform high above the Boro River bordering the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana. Enjoy unique walking with elephant experiences and enjoy exciting walking excursions and night drives. Truly a romantic oasis.

Welcoming Vineyards and Mountains, La Residence Hotel in Franschhoek

La Residence is a romantic and indulgent paradise in a class of its own. It is surrounded by vineyards and plum orchards and enjoys stunning views of the Franschhoek Mountains. La Residence offers a great selection of restaurants and indulgent spa treatments (at the Camelot Spa) on the premises. Step into a world of beauty, opulence and grandeur. A real sensory delight!

A Royal Experience, Aboard the Zambezi Queen

A dreamy African river safari you won’t easily forget! The Zambezi Queen a 5-star, 42-metre long luxury houseboat sails along the Chobe River. Enjoy unparalleled sophistication in one of the most remote locations on the planet and boasting some of the best wildlife sightings. Each of the 14 air-conditioned suites has its own private balcony, where you can enjoy unobstructed views of the river and landscape beyond. Expect to be treated like royalty.

Old World Charm at The Oyster Box Hotel in Durban

Want to feel like royalty? Visit The Oyster Box Hotel, a national treasure and South Africa’s most cherished hotel. Since 1947, it has offered guests superb hospitality and exceptional service from its iconic setting overlooking the famous Umhlanga lighthouse. Each suite is elegantly decorated with exquisite furniture, fabrics and finishes, to recreate the nostalgia of days gone by. Enjoy a multitude of dining options, including the famous curry feast and High Tea, and indulge in spa treatments amid tropical gardens overlooking the Indian Ocean.

Which one would you like to go to? Would love to hear from you!