Local honeymoon destinations
We are here to fill you with ideas on all the places you can run off with the love of your life for your honeymoon. Ever wondered why couples insist on traveling to the end of the world to enjoy their honeymoon yet Kenya has so much to offer? It’s a misconception that you have to travel to a foreign county in order to enjoy your honeymoon.
Don’t get me wrong, there’s no harm in traveling far and wide if you can afford it. Remember though that there are a wide variety of romantic honeymoon destinations here in Kenya. For those couples who want to spend less and some of you who are yet to experience the beauty of our country, here are top 10 local honeymoon destinations worth considering.
1. Baobab Beach Resort in Diani
Located in the popular Diani Beach in South Coast Mombasa, Baobab Beach Resort is one of those places you probably never thought existed in Kenya. The resort covers more than 500 meters of the white sandy beach. It overlooks the beautiful Indian Ocean and comes with most of the leisure facilities you can think of. This amazing all-inclusive resort is certainly “In a world of its own”.
2. Naibor Camp in Masai Mara
For those couples who are better off spending their honeymoon in the wild, this luxury tented camp has so much to offer. Naibor Camp is in Masai Mara Game Reserve and comes with all the amenities you would expect in a world-class tented camp. You can enjoy your own privacy in a secluded tent with a veranda overlooking the beautiful Talek River.
3. The Majlis Resort
Head off to Lamu and spend your honeymoon in one of the most exotic places in the Indian Ocean. The good thing about Majlis is that you can engage in recreational activities such as fishing, sailing and other water sports. Majlis even offers videos on their website which you can see before visiting the beach hotel in person to get an idea of what they have to offer.
4. Msambweni Beach House
If there’s one unique thing about Msambweni Beach House, it has to be the number of interesting activities couples can engage in. You can enjoy a new experience in Msambweni by engaging in activities like dolphin and whale watching, scuba diving, snorkeling and deep sea fishing. They have a beautiful fireplace where you can just relax and chat with your better half.
5. Pinewood Beach Resort and Spa
This award winning beach resort is located in Diani, Ukunda, South Coast. It’s the ideal place to go and make once in a lifetime memories. You will be pampered in their luxury suites with your very own personal chef. You can indulge your appetite and enjoy the intimate and stylish environment at Pinewood Beach Resort and Spa.
6. Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa
This is probably the most popular beach resort in Kenya ideal for the luxury traveler. The rates for spending a luxurious honeymoon in this resort are quite high but totally worth it. The rooms and suites are designed tastefully with a coastal theme. The resort is also well equipped with modern conveniences and facilities. You’ll get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to “indulge in the best of all worlds”.
7. Cove Tree Houses
If you are looking for a small and intimate retreat with your spouse, travel to The Cove-just 45 minutes from Mombasa. This beach resort has 6 beautiful tree houses facing the ocean with private decks to give you a magical retreat. This is a place where you will get peace and quiet away if you would like to avoid the noisy tourist hotels.
8. Vipingo Ridge
Vipingo Ridge is certainly Africa’s best kept secret. You can stay at the beautiful villas that come fully furnished and have rooftop terraces and a swimming pool. All villas are fully serviced so the only thing you have to do is relax and enjoy a great time.