Deciding where to have your wedding is no easy business. But if you want something truly exotic (that will probably impress your friends), you should definitely consider having it in Africa. From the heart of Kenya to the middle of the desert, here are some of the best African wedding destinations.
- Phakalane Golf Estate and Hotel Resort in Botswana
With beautiful scenery of the golf course and its surrounds, Phakalane Golf Estate and Hotel Resort is the ideal place to tie the knot. With a lovely wedding gazebo to keep you and your guests sheltered from the Botswana sun, this venue caters to both intimate and extravagant weddings, and offers the bride and groom a complimentary bed and breakfast in the hotel.
- Great Rift Valley Lodge in Kenya
Perched above Lake Naivasha in Kenya, the Great Rift Valley Lodge overlooks one of the world’s largest valleys. About one and a half hours outside of Nairobi, you’ll have the most amazing wedding backdrop of not only the sparkling waters of Lake Naivasha, but also the volcanic crater of Mount Longonot and the Aberdare Mountains.
- Kilindi Zanzibar in Tanzania
Located on the island of Zanzibar in Tanzania, Kilindi Zanzibar overlooks the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. With kilometres of private white sandy beaches and lush tropical gardens to choose from, you’ll have plenty of options for your wedding venue, reception and photo opportunity.
4.Sugar Beach Resort in Mauritius
In the heart of a 12 acre tropical garden is the luxurious Sugar Beach Resort. Stretching from the garden to the sandy beach below, you and you’re guests can enjoy your reception overlooking the Indian Ocean from the beachfront restaurant.
5. Mara Explorer Camp in Kenya
Spoil your guests with a glamping experience in the heart of the Maasai Mara National Reserve at Mara Explorer Camp in Kenya. Home to Africa’s Big Five, this award winning camp is perfect for weddings as it is on the banks of the Talek River which is the ideal setting for a romantic moment
6.Coco de Mer Hotel & Black Parrot Suites in Seychelles
If you want a beach wedding then Coco de Mer Hotel & Black Parrot Suites is for you. With only one wedding allowed to be held at Coco de Mer Hotel & Black Parrot Suites per day, you are guaranteed privacy, excellent service and a lifetime of unforgettable memories. From the decor to the cake to the bride’s hair and make-up, this hotel takes care of everything for you.
7. Le Touessrok Resort in Mauritius
If you want an extravagant beachfront wedding, then head to the five-star Le Touessrok hotel. Your guests (up to 100) will be treated to a wedding feast of both traditional and western cuisine that will leave a lasting impression.