Choosing to have your wedding in Africa lets you have far more wedding option and chose than your regular wedding in your home country and in most case for a far smaller cost.
Lots of couples are now choosing to get married in Africa and one of the big temptations is Africa’s fabulous scenery and weather along with the relatively affordable prices make this wedding destination a popular choice for a combined wedding and honeymoon.
We have picked out a few of our favorite wedding spots in Africa, whether you are looking for a paradise beach, or a safari wedding one of the below is sure to fit the bill.
Camp Jabulani – Kruger Park
Couples will love getting married at Camp Jabulani at the Kruger National Park. Jabulani is a Zulu word that means ‘rejoice’ and that is exactly what couples do at Camp Jabulani. You can indulge in the unique experience of elephant back safaris and even elephant wedding guests.
Elsa’s Kopje – Kenya
Kenya’s Elsa’s Kopje is built on the site of the Adamsons’ original camp and is infused with the spirit of a by-gone era. Enjoy your wedding watching the sunrise on a thrilling dawn game drive and gaze at the endless views over the Meru plains.
Asanja Africa Camp – Serengeti
The Asanja Africa Camp offers luxurious tented suites that have been named after a traditional element of Maasai tradition. One of the popular suites is the Enkiama, which is the marriage ceremony tent/suite. In Maasai culture weddings are extremely significant and Enkiama tent is adorned with deep red hues to signify unity and the traditional beaded decorations especially for weddings ceremonies.
Bartholomeus Klip – Cape Winelands
If you prefer a city location without giving up the rural ambiance why not have your wedding closer to a city like Cape Town. Bartholomeus Klip is in the beautiful country town of Riebeeck Kasteel and is an ideal location for any wedding. This location offers the beauty of a rural setting within an hour’s easy drive from Cape Town.
Don’t forget you’ll need to put in some serious forward planning into your African wedding trip like making sure you have all the paperwork in order. For most people month or even years of saving is needed if you want to have a luxury safari wedding. Also with the popularity of weddings in Africa you may also need to book up to a year ahead.