Why a Zimbabwe Honeymoon?
Honeymoon destinations in Zimbabwe
Among our favourite camps, one stands out - Little Makalolo. Idyllic, magical and romantic, it captivates all that pass through it's doors and really screams honeymoon. The particular atmosphere of this camp is epitomised in the added option of their private star-gazing candle-lit sleep out, where you can enjoy that iconic African soundscape whilst eating dinner overlooking the fantastic canvas of unspoilt wilderness that is Hwange National Park. All this is done in the privacy of your private al-fresco bedroom, and within the safe confides of it's raised platform. Also in Hwange sits the modern Wilderness safari lodge, Linkwasha, which finds a unique balance between stylish contemporary and the serenity of it's surroundings - a true luxurious choice for those seeking to push the boat out on their trip of a lifetime.
Ruckomechi is our crowning jewel of Mana Pools. With walking, sunset cruises and it's position in one of Africa's most outstanding game areas, the location alone is enough for us to recommend it. However, do not be fooled - it also has outstanding service and accomodation too. The luxury rooms and the main area with the beautiful swimming pool all have spectacular views and all the creature comforts you may desire after hard day of exceptional game viewing.
Bumi Hills is on our top list for a number of reasons. It is in the fantastic area of Lake Kariba, which offers plenty to do for an adventurous honeymoon duo, including some of the best fishing around. The lodge itself sits in a raised position and so has unbelievable views, not to mention the dramatic infinity pool which boasts that same picture. Honeymooners find it particularly enchanting, as seclusion can be found in private lakeside dinners.
If you are looking for luxury and an abundance of friendly character, look no further than Pamushana, in the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. The surrounding areas provide a sanctuary for some of the most interesting flora and fauna on the continent, including the up-side-down baobabs, and black rhino. It is not all about setting here though, as the lodge itself offers true luxury, with amazing views and sits in the best position for enjoying the diverse eco-system the park boasts.
Zimbabwe Honeymoon Itinerary planning
A typical safari here is a combination of game reserves with 3 or 4 nights in Hwange National Park, followed by 3 or 4 nights in Ruckomechi in Mana Pools National Park. This is one of the most iconic safaris you can do, and is widely renowned by the top guides as one of the best in Africa. Although a typical safari itinerary - your experience will be by no means typical - which is why we recommend it so often.
You will be stunned by the abundance of wildlife, captivated by the aesthetics of the landscapes and entertained by the variety a honeymoon here can offer you. This combination is easily done in any order, plus the extremely tempting addition of staying at the mightly Victoria Falls, (and maybe the iconic and famed Victoria Falls Hotel) as well as being bewitched by the brilliance of Cape Town - both easy additions. The new direct flights from Victoria Falls to Cape Town means this dream honeymoon extravaganza is easier than ever. International flights also arrive into the capital city, Harare, giving you many options to find the best and cheapest routes.