Top 12 romantic safari lodges in Africa

Are you looking to go on the most romantic safari of your life but no idea where to go? We will help you to get some inspiration!

1. Lion Sand Tree Houses, South Africa

There is no better way you find more romance than staying in one of these tree houses! The location, the sounds of nature, the endless starry sky above you, the smells of the trees and bush, the fine white-crispy linen on the beds, the view, even the candles! It has it all! This romantic place is located in the Kruger Park. If you ask us, this is by far the most romantic place to be!

2. Loisaba Star Beds, Kenya

Imagine yourself waking up with only the sounds of nature around you, just hearing the singing of the birds and perhaps the passing by of a seriously wild animal. This all while you’re feeling the warmth of the rising sun together with your loved one. Wouldn’t that be the best start of your day? It is all possible in the luxury Loisaba star bed.


3. Sasaab, Kenya

Sasaab is a stunning blend of Moroccan and Swahili style, located in the heart of the African bush. Each individual cottage is designed to offer majestic views of the landscape and offer a cooling retreat from the African heat. The airy rooms with four poster beds, enormous, open-air bathrooms and private plunge pools, make for a completely invigorating experience.


4. &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, Botswana

Set your sights on the natural, untamed beauty of the Okavango Delta in breathtaking Botswana!

Miles away from the ordinary… in more ways than one. That’s where daydreams take us when we want to escape, and what better way to make those dreams a reality than with an African adventure? Laughing baboons and birdsong provide a unique soundtrack at breakfast, before heading out with an expert guide in search of the real Africa.


5. Malori Deck At Tswalu Kalahari, South Africa

Get the feeling like you’re the only two people in the widen area. Have a view as far as your eyes can see! Which can be very handy if there will come some lions searching for you! Joking, you don’t have to worry since it’s a very safe place! So you can fully enjoy the sunset while you drink with your love and get in your safe bed within two steps!


6. Little Ongava, Namibia

Explore the wonders of Etosha National Park from an exclusive camp with just three spacious suites. Each has its own plunge pool, en-suite bathroom, and view of the waterhole, making Little Ongava an ideal retreat from which to experience the romance and adventure of the savanna. Enjoy a romantic dinner under the immense African sky while observing the wildlife that graze at the camp’s watering hole. The hilltop location will provide you with views you’ll never forget.


7. Royal Chundu Zambezi Island Lodge – Victoria Falls Zambia

Be transferred by boat to Katombora Island, wrapped in the watery embrace of the Zambezi. With only four spacious villas on the island, Royal Chundu’s Island Lodge illuminates tranquility, exclusivity and privacy. The well-appointed suites, splashed with cobalt blue and earthy palettes, open up onto private decks overlooking the river rapids. Refresh in the infinity pool and in the evenings relax in a riverfront bathtub – the perfect romantic getaway.


8. Tongabezi Lodge, Zambia

Built with the perfect view, indulgence and privacy in mind the Honeymoon House is the original blueprint for luxury Tongabezi accommodation. The private balcony overlooks the river, providing a perfect setting for a dip in the pool or a secluded candlelit dinner beneath the stars.


9. Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge, Madikwe

This luxury & malaria free safari lodge in South Africa is located at the Limpopo River and offers the most magnificent sunset you will ever experience. If you ask us, a must to see with your valentine!


10. &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, Namibia  

Namibia is the soul of Africa, characterised by vast open spaces, breathtaking scenery and great contrasts – ocean, dunes, mountains and deserts. This vast desert country of rolling dunes and swirling mists stirs the spirit and moves the heart. This in-October-to-open refurbished lodge will promise to be the most luxurious lodge in the country.


11. Singita Pamushana Lodge, Zimbabwe

Singita Pamushana Lodge’s breathtaking design combined with the incredible location makes this one of the best luxury safari experiences you can find. Perched atop a sandstone ridge overlooking the shimmering expanse of the Malilangwe Dam, the lodge is a celebration of its incredible wilderness setting.


12. Bisate, Rwanda

Bisate is Rwanda’s first genuinely luxurious and eco-sensitive safari camp, centred on Africa’s most immersive wild primate experience. This lodge is located in the natural amphitheatre of an eroded volcanic cone, with dramatic views of the peaks of the Bisoke and Karisimbi volcanoes rearing up through Afro-alpine forests. Encountering one of the gorilla groups in the nearby Volcanoes National Park is a unique experience.

Has this whet your appetite? Want to explore Africa’s romantic scene? Get in touch with me here and let’s satisfy your wanderlust.

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