Romantic getaways in Zimbabwe

Your honeymoon is something that only happens once in a lifetime, so you want to make it a vacation that you’ll remember.

The only issue is that there are so many places to see in Zimbabwe that it might be overwhelming. That’s where we come in - keep reading for our picks for the best Zimbabwe honeymoons.

A romantic getaway in Zimbabwe can be a romantic dream whether you’re into luxury or intrepid adventure: think picture-perfect sunsets in huge expanses of wilderness, dinners for two by candlelight in the bush, sipping gin and tonics on a boat cruising the calm waters of Lake Kariba or the Zambezi River, sleeping under the stars on a remote river island and camping in the wild.

Romantic Getaways in Zimbabwe

Many of Zimbabwe’s luxury lodges and camps are tucked away on private concessions all over the country and have been set up with exclusive intimacy in mind, which means secluded rooms with private decks, outdoor showers and plunge pools, the option of private guided game drives and private meals set out for just the two of you in your suite or out in the wild. 

Honeymoon places to visit in Zimbabwe

Most luxury lodgings also offer honeymoon packages and romantic touches such as relaxing spa treatments and sleep-out platforms, where you can spend a night in a comfortable bed on an elevated ledge with just the two of you, surrounded by the sounds of the bush.

If your idea of a romantic getaway in Zimbabwe is getting off-grid and back to basics, there’s plenty of that in Zimbabwe. Hire a 4x4 and head off for the remoter corners of the country such as Gonarezhou National Park, where you’ll feel like you have the wilderness all to yourself, or book one of the exclusive campsites on the banks of the Zambezi River in Mana Pools National Park to experience a pocket of this untamed wilderness all on your own.

Honeymoon places in Zimbabwe to stay at

Kaingo Camp - We recommend this Camp for your first stay in the South Luangwa, surrounded by tall ebony trees on the Luangwa River. This camp is definitely one of the best romantic places to visit in Zimbabwe. The wildlife is flourishing, and you may select from five photography hides

Kaingo Camp

Somalisa Camp -  is a great romantic getaway in Zimbabwe, Hwange. This nicely restored tent is nestled in a camelthorn acacia island on the brink of an old stream. 

Somalisa Camp

Nyamatusi Camp - Enjoy this honeymoon place in Zimbabwe at the Mana Pools. The lodge’s small location means you’ll be completely pampered - and you could even share your plunge pool with an elephant or two!

Nyamatusi Camp

Victoria Falls Island Lodge -  is ideal for couples. The lodge’s Treehouse Suites are joined by an elevated winding path, with the murmur of the Falls in the background. 

Victoria Falls Island Lodge

The Stanley and Livingstone Boutique Hotel -  in Victoria Falls provides bush hikes and unique black rhino conservation game drives, as well as a lovely colonial-modern fusion style. 

Stanley and Livingstone Boutique Hotel

Victoria Falls River Lodge - Book an Island Treehouse Suite for a romantic getaway near Victoria Falls. Imagine modern décor, butler service, and a river-view bathtub! 

Victoria Falls River Lodge

John’s Camp - Named after legendary safari guide John Stevens, offers a very unique trekking experience in Mana Pools. Enjoy staying in one of just five Meru-style tents along the riverbed and walking safaris with some of the best guides around. Best of wild romance!

Johns Camp


Popular Zimbabwe Safaris

These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates

 | Affordable Cape Town, Kruger National Park and Victoria Falls Luxury Safari (10 days)

Affordable Cape Town, Kruger National Park and Victoria Falls Luxury Safari (10 days)

Visit the most popular destinations in Southern Africa on this luxury tour for the budget-conscious...

 | Luxury South Africa to Zimbabwe Safari (8 days)

Luxury South Africa to Zimbabwe safari (8 days)

Spot the Big Five in Thornybush Private Game Reserve and enjoy the majesty of Zimbabwe's roaring Victoria Falls ...

 | Botswana and Zimbabwe’s World Wonders (7 days)

Botswana and Zimbabwe's World Wonders (7 days)

Experience the best of Africa, from the Okavango Delta – to the diverse game viewing at the Chobe National Park and ending at the thundering Victoria Falls...

 | Luxurious Cape Town and Victoria Falls Tour (8 days)

Luxurious Cape Town and Victoria Falls Tour (8 days)

Two countries in 8 days may seem like a lot but with this well thought out itinerary you will see some of the regions most iconic destinations without feeling like you are rushing through it…

 | Victoria Falls and Chobe Encounter (5 days)

Victoria Falls and Chobe Encounter (5 days)

Encounter the smoke that thunders and explore the land of giants in the Chobe National Park...

 | Zimbabwe Wildlife Expedition (7 days)

Zimbabwe Wildlife Expedition (7 days)

Spot huge herds of elephants in the Hwange National Park; and enjoy kayak trip down the Zambezi through the Mana Pools National Park...

 | Wild Zimbabwe Safari (7 days)

Wild Zimbabwe Safari (7 days)

A Zimbabwe safari offers beautiful landscapes and fantastic encounters with wildlife in the famous Hwange National Park and Matusadona National Park...

 | Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa Safari Adventure (19 days)

Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa Safari Adventure (19 days)

Africa safari adventure will take you to the tip of the African continent...

 | Highlights of Botswana Tour de Force (14 days)

Highlights of Botswana Tour de Force (14 days)

The ideal safari to capture Botswana's unrivalled beauty and abundance of flora and fauna through the lens...

 | Wilderness safari in Kenya, Zambia and Zimbabwe (10 days)

Wilderness safari in Kenya, Zambia and Zimbabwe (10 days)

Why not visit more than one exciting African destination? See the Great Migration, Victoria Falls and wildlife-rich Hwange National Park...

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