10 Most Romantic Destinations in East Africa

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  19 February 2018       Tripindigo       5 min read

Whether you’re a beach bum, foodie or an adventure seeker, there are perfect places in East Africa for a romantic getaway – just for you and your partner. Kenya and Tanzania are top destinations where you can inject some romance into your relationship with your partner.

Here are some of the romantic destinations for your Honeymoon or a Romantic Getaway.  

Top Honeymoon Spots in Kenya

1.  Rolf’s Place, Nairobi, Kenya

There’s something romantic about this leopard cliff mansion located just a few distance from the city centre. Rolf’s Place is a perfect place for some romantic inspirations. With access over the gorge through a suspension bridge, you will be captivated by the panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and hills such as Mount Kenya, Mount Kilimanjaro and the scenic Ngong hills. The Rolf’s Place restaurant is a great spot to enjoy some of the best tastes of Kenya. You can replenish yourselves with a spa treatment for two in the boutique hotel or opt for a swim in the large swimming pool designed for relaxation.

Rolf’s Place, Nairobi, Kenya

Rolf’s Place, Nairobi, Kenya

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2.  Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, Kenya

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is an intimate and memorable spot for starry-eyed romantics. Situated in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya you can be assured you will be celebrating your honeymoon or treating your special someone in style. Sarova always has a way of setting the tone for a unique and romantic experience.  The lodge is located along the Lion Hill featuring picturesque Lake Nakuru filled with pink flamingos. You’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular views of the Lake Nakuru National Park or you can go spend a day at the park and indulge in some game viewing.

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, Kenya

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, Kenya

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3.  Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa, Ukunda, Kenya

This resort is a perfect honeymoon destination especially if you want a balance between the serene and the sophisticated. Their rooms are airy and you can have a view of beautiful vegetation around you. The restaurant service is also top notch and you would not need to worry about going to find excellent food off-site. The resort’s pool and beachside are just the perfect places to snuggle with your love.

Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa, Ukunda, Kenya

Diani Reef Beach Resort Kenya: By  Theektapatel

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4.  Neptune Beach Resort, Mombasa, Kenya

The exquisite surroundings of this resort will give you refreshing memories of your honeymoon. The ambiance is just perfect for the romance you need to spark things up in your newly wedded life. They offer great services which include dynamic menus which change daily.

Neptune Beach Resort

Neptune Beach Resort, Mombasa, Kenya

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5.  Kola Beach Resort, Malindi, Kenya

One thing you are not likely to forget if you spend your honeymoon at the Kola Beach Resort is its picturesque poolside. The details are so unique that they look like a piece of artwork. You would sure get nice pictures with the magnificent architecture as your background coupled with their excellent service.

Kola Beach Resort, Malindi, Kenya

Kola Beach Resort, Malindi, Kenya

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6.  Turtle Bay Beach Club, Watamu, Kenya

You are likely to have an experience of home-away-from-home at this resort. Their friendly staff would make you feel special as they attend to your personal needs. The environment is breathtakingly beautiful with the white sanded beach looking like a scene from your favorite romantic movie and catching the sunset with your love at the beach side would be quite exciting.

Turtle Bay Beach Club, Watamu, Kenya

Turtle Bay Beach Club, Watamu, Kenya

Top Honeymoons spots in Kenya

7.  Breezes Beach Club & Spa, Zanzibar, Tanzania

This is one place you can be assured of a great time on your honeymoon. With the amazing view of the sea around you and the pristine beach with white sand, you can have a wonderful time with your love. They pay special attention to gastronomy and provide a varied menu that switches between a buffet or a four-course menu. If you love water sports and diving, having your honeymoon here would just be perfect.

Breezes Beach Club & Spa, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Breezes Beach Club & Spa, Zanzibar, Tanzania

8.  Michamvi Sunset Bay Resort, Tanzania

If you would love a honeymoon in a detached area free from the milling crowd and hustle and bustle of cities, Michamvi Sunset Bay Resort would be a great choice for you. You will enjoy the quiet of the surrounding beach and can enjoy different views for dinner. There is a nice selection of activities to keep you engaged such as surfing and kayaking. You would even get some of the kits such as surfboards free from the resort.

Michamvi Sunset Bay Resort, Tanzania

Michamvi Sunset Bay Resort, Tanzania

9.  Dongwe Club, Tanzania

The tranquil environment of Dongwe Club would be nice for an intimate honeymoon experience. The pool and beach have beautiful views and will come out excellently in pictures. Not to forget, the lovely displays of animation that they have going on throughout the day. You can expect excellent European and Italian themed cuisines with menus being varied daily.

Dongwe Club, Tanzania
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Dongwe Club, Tanzania

10.  The Palms, Bwejwuu, Tanzania

For an authentic cultural experience mixed with the right amount of luxury, this is the spot to be on your honeymoon. From the spectacular welcoming of guests with their freshly blended bongo juice and to the personalized attention throughout your stay, there is a lot more to be desired about this resort. You can expect tasteful cuisines and exceptionally prepared seafood for a romantic dining experience.

The Palms, Bwejwuu, Tanzania<

The Palms, Bwejwuu, Tanzania<

10.  Eden Village Kendwa Beach Resort, Tanzania

If you have always dreamed about a beach-themed romantic retreat or honeymoon, this is the closest to perfect option for you and your love. The resort has a lovely swimming pool with sun lounges that are covered. The architectural outlook of the hotel depicts the rich culture of the people and reflects the history of Stone Town.

Eden Village Kendwa Beach Resort

Eden Village Kendwa Beach Resort, Tanzania

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Surprise Your Partner With An Unforgettable Romantic Escape

Whether your planning a Honeymoon, Aniversary Trip or a Romantic Surprise to profess your love, these destinations are sure to make your partner scream with delight!  What are you waiting for you? Book those flights and start packing your bags today!

If you have anything to add to our list we'd love to hear from you! Where would you plan your Romantic Getaway in Kenya or Tanzania? Hit us up on social or pop us a line on social@tripindigo.com



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