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Monday , 21 October 2019

BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN AFRICA FOR YOUR DESTINATION WEDDING

Confused about a location venue for your wedding festivities? Or do you want the destination wedding of your dreams but can’t figure out where? Well, you can put your heart to rest now because Africa is your best option.

Africa is set to wow you with its exotic, enchanting and dreamy locations. Rich in nature, culture and landscape, Africa will serve your wedding needs a million times over!!!! This is not an exaggeration, just facts!!!

So, let’s explore 5 (out of many) fascinating locations in Africa that would be perfect for making the most wonderful memories of love and marital bliss. BRING IT!!

GREAT RIFT VALLEY LODGE, KENYA

Located on the heart of the Ol Donyo Opurru mountains, the Great Rift Valley Lodge is literally “heaven on earth”. It is surrounded by breath-taking views of nature and landscape including the world’s largest valley-The Rift Valley and Lake Naivasha; nature at its finest. Whether you want to have your wedding in the day, night or both (including reception and after parties), this is just the ideal spot for you.

The lodge features luxurious rooms (that are all en suite), beautiful outdoor space, an 18-hole championship golf course, two clay tennis courts, a swimming pool, private parking, free Wi-Fi in all the rooms, lounge bar, balcony views of the Rift Valley, I could go on and on. The beautiful landscape is sure to make your wedding pictures look charming and timeless.

If you plan on bringing kids with you, you are in for a treat. This is because the lodge has great kids clubs namely; The Adventurer’s Club and The Young Rangers Club, which will keep your kids engaged, entertained and educated as well. It also has a swimming pool just for the kids!!

The Great Rift Valley Lodge is favourably located close to the Nakuru Airport with a personal airstrip connection (Samburu, Masai Mara or Nairobi). This is an incredibly complete package!! BOOK NOW!!!

The aesthetic environment of The Great Rift Valley Lodge
Glamorous outdoor wedding setting for the night’s celebration
Elegant outdoor wedding scenery
Exquisite suite for your relaxation
Swimming pool

SUGAR BEACH RESORT, MAURITIUS

The Sugar Beach Resort is indeed a wonder to behold and experience. It is surrounded by the crystal waters of the Indian Ocean on a vast white sandy beach. The resort mirrors the perfect blend of the traditional and modern aesthetic elements. From pretty sunrise and sunset views, alluring beach to luxurious treats and cuisines, your big day is MADE!!

If you are planning a summer wedding, I believe this beauty of a resort ticks all the boxes. In addition, it offers a dynamic package of having the wedding (honeymoon inclusive), a vacation and a possible family reunion. How cool is that!!!

The five-star resort offers paradise views of open spaces, world-class restaurants, spa, mini bar, swimming pool, suites, golf course, sensational activities (sports, fitness classes, and water sports) including kids clubs and baby-sitting. I could hear a mom’s sigh of relief! Lol! It is a family-friendly place; you and your guests are sure to have memorable experiences of your wedding.

Breathtaking view of an outdoor wedding
Beautiful bedroom space with sea view
Magical entrance to the Sugar Beach Resort

LE MERIDIEN IBOM HOTEL AND GOLF RESORT, NIGERIA

This resort is located in Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria. The resort is enclosed by forests, elevated trees and hills making for a striking backdrop. If you are looking to have a serene and private wedding, this resort is sure to meet your standards.

The resort offers superb facilities such as plush and executive rooms, junior, executive and diplomatic suites, fantastic outdoor spaces with spectacular views, restaurant, bar, spa, 18-hole golf course, helipads, swimming pool, gym, all at pocket-friendly prices.

Akwa-Ibom is also known for offering mouth-watering delicacies. So, if it is your first time visiting Nigeria, you are in for a grand treat. Also, if your choice is an indoor wedding, the resort has beautiful spaces that can contain 10 to 700 guests.

An enchanting view of the swimming pool and the surroundings
Beautiful indoor event area
Lovely twin beds
Classic table setting
Meal spot with a great view

ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA

If you are intending to have the beach wedding of your dreams, look no further because Zanzibar will make your dreams come true. Surrounded by the glistening waters of the Indian Ocean, you have the perfect view and environment for your beach wedding.

The Palms Resort (amongst other spectacular resorts), is a private spot having a total of seven villas. It is rich in culture, offers exclusive cuisines and is certainly full of magic. It would be ideal for an intimate wedding, whether it’s just the two of you or with close family and friends.

Some fun activities are also incorporated for your pleasure. They include kite surfing, kayaking, scuba diving at the only PADI 5-star Gold Palm and National Geographic Dive Centre, palm weaving and more. The villas are super equipped with great living areas, king size beds and bathrooms. It also has a private splash pool, day bed and a double cabana on the beach. It’s going to be a glorious private affair!!

Paradise view of the Palms Resort
Dining delight
Intimate beach wedding setting
Master bedroom with traditional aesthetic elements

SIDI BOU SAID, TUNISIA

This is one of the most beautiful towns in the world. It is located in the north of Tunis on a steep cliff. The special feature of this place is that the whole city is literally covered in beautiful shades blue and white!! It also has a magnificent view of the Mediterranean Sea. The whole town is a masterpiece and your wedding can not be short of that.

Amongst the many exquisite resorts situated in the blue and white town, the Mӧvenpick Resort is one that will make your stay even more glamorous. It offers unique spaces for both indoor and outdoor weddings, the former having a capacity of two to seven hundred guests. The resort boasts of breathtaking suites with sea and pool views, a marine spa, kids’ house, outdoor saltwater swimming pools, fitness centre, free Wi-Fi, airport shuttle, golf course, sauna and free parking. Your wedding is surely going to surpass expectations.

Also, if you would love to explore the city before or after your wedding, the resort is favourably located close to a museum, a park, golf courses and other side attractions. Sidi Bou Said, the city of blue and white dreams, awaits you.

Sidi Bou Said – The Blue and White Town
Fascinating view of Mövenpick Resort
Large and stunning indoor space with nature accents
Gorgeous bed space
Restaurant; for your tasty delight

CONCLUSION

Dear bride and groom, choosing Africa as the location for your destination wedding is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. Don’t think too hard and go for it!!! Cheers!

PS: Check out the official websites of the resorts:
The Great Rift Valley Lodge: https://www.heritage-eastafrica.com/greatriftvalleylodgeandgolfresort/m/official-website

The Sugar Beach Resort: https://www.sugarbeachresort.com/en

Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort: https://www.ibomgolfresort.com

The Palms Resort: https://www.palms-zanzibar.com

The Mövenpick Resort: https://www.movenpick.com/en/africa/tunisia/sousse/hotel-sousse/overview/

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