A South African holiday as a couple

A South African holiday as a couple_Madikwe Safari Lodge There are plenty of romantic getaways in South Africa that are perfect for couples | Credit: Madikwe Safari Lodge

Most parts of South Africa are suited to couples. However, it’s easier for couples travelling without children to self-drive (which also helps keep costs down) and ensures plenty of privacy and quality time together. Many couples opt to visit areas like the Garden Route, Kruger Park and iSimangaliso, which are ideal for self-drive exploration and many romantic interludes.


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