Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. And it’s important to sort through picture-perfect wedding destinations, the best destination wedding packages, and accurate planning.

And where should it all begin?

Look towards Africa for a heart and soul seduction. The African landscape is finely crafted with picturesque, stretching mountains, the world’s most impressive wildlife, romantic islands, warm nights, flowers in bloom and white, sandy beaches.

Whether your dream wedding is a serene beach wedding, an unorthodox wedding or a simple wedding ceremony with family or friends, Africa’s got your back! As it holds some of the best wedding destinations. 

Below are 5 most romantic wedding destinations in Africa to give you all the wedding venue inspiration you need:


1. Victoria Falls

5 Most Romantic Wedding Destinations in Africa

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Victoria Falls is a waterfall sitting pretty on the Zambezi River – between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Described as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls is truly breathtaking.

It has been voted one of the most naturally regal and romantic destinations in the World. Little wonder it makes for an exceptional wedding destination in Africa.

A majestic waterfall as your backdrop, surrounded by serene lagoons as well as islands with wildlife, getting married at Victoria Falls would simply be picture perfect! Choose any spot on the bank of the Zambezi River and make the best memories.

April-September is the ideal time for a dream Victoria Falls Wedding as the Falls is at its very best during this period.

The stunning Victoria Falls Hotel right on the edge of the Falls – Zimbabwe or the luxury Tongabezi Lodge – Zambia, are ideal wedding venues in Victoria Falls.

The best part is after the wedding ceremony, you and your significant other can enjoy sunset river cruises or guided game drives. Talk about the whole package!


2. Namibia

5 Most Romantic Wedding Destinations in Africa

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Picture your dream wedding in a country where the sun is said to shine 300 days in a year, in the very heart of the 80 million-year-old Namib Desert- one of the best wedding destinations in Africa!

A perfect wedding venue in Namibia is the Etosha National Park – home to rhinos, zebras and more. Tie the knot at one of the park’s many wedding spots just as the beautiful Savannah sunset serves as a memorable scenery.

Imagine a quiet evening wedding with the closest friends and family gathered around with views of boundless desert plains and red sand dunes. The Sossusvlei Lodge is a wedding venue in Namibia that can help achieve this.


3. El Gouna, Egypt

5 Most Romantic Wedding Destinations in Africa

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Ever fancied a beach wedding in Egypt? Say hello to El Gouna! El Gouna is a contemporary seaside resort town on Egypt’s Red Sea, close to Hurghada.

Nestled just along the shore and on small islands, El Gouna is one of the most romantic wedding destinations in Africa. It is famous for its beautiful coral reefs, sandy beaches, and lagoons.

Get ready to be awestruck by the azure waters and dramatic presence of the mountains. You and bae ‘d better pucker up for some awesome pictures. With El Guona becoming a popular wedding destination in Africa, you are bound to be spoilt for wedding venue choices.

From a beautiful wedding at the beach to an even more elegant wedding in any of the El Gouna hotels-  La Maison Bleue, Sheraton Miramar Resort, El Gouna would have your heart.


4. Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita

5 Most Romantic Wedding Destinations in Africa

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Enjoy your special day on an island said to have inspired heaven. An island paradise with striking natural beauty, different people, mouth watering cuisines and culture, Mauritius is one of the ideal wedding destinations in Africa.

In the heart of the Indian Ocean lies the luxurious Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita – a perfect Mauritius wedding venue.

Host your wedding, rehearsal dinner, and more in one of the most beautiful outdoor wedding venues in Mauritius. Think lush mangroves, green mountains, a turquoise lagoon, sweeping beachfront, serenity and peace at this Mauritius resort.

The Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita is a scenic wedding peninsula just right for the reading of wedding vows. With its position overlooking the lagoon, it is ideal for holding a lovely wedding ceremony and banquet.

From the best Mauritius wedding packages, a concierge team that offers the best itinerary to discover the allure of Mauritius, a  Mauritius wedding planner who can oversee every wedding detail,  a top chef who can help with your dream menu, getting married at the Four Seasons Resort Mauritius at Anahita is as romantic as it is magical.


5. Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club, Kenya

5 Most Romantic Wedding Destinations in Africa

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From an African safari wedding to a Masai Mara wedding, Kenya not only radiates the beauty of East Africa, it is also one of the most romantic wedding destinations in Africa.

Get the best hotel wedding packages in Nairobi as you tie the knot in style at the Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club – one of Africa’s and Kenya’s best wedding venues.

The Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club offers different types of wedding grounds. The garden pond is just right for small weddings as it can only hold 150 people.

There is also the Kigwa view – a scenic venue, beautifully set next to a man-made lake and a natural dam in the background that can accommodate up to 500 of your wedding guests.

The 10th Tee is one of the most popular wedding venues in Nairobi, Kenya. Designed to accommodate 1,500 guests at a sitting, this wedding venue overlooks an expansive golf course and has a beautiful backdrop, perfect for a Windsor gardens wedding theme.

Look to Destinations Africa by Wakanow to get you the best hotel and flight deals to these African destinations. Click here and find yourself a step forward to planning your dream wedding!

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  1. Wakanow September 8, 2017 at 9:16 am Reply

    Nice article you got there. I’m already feeling like going to one of the destinations. Thumbs up.

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