|An African Dream Wedding|
There’s nothing more romantic than jetting away to a foreign country to tie the knot or honeymoon, and Africa has to be one the most beautiful continent on which to do it. While Africa immediately evokes thoughts of nuptials under an acacia tree with elephants strolling in the background, the continent has myriad choices and South Africa alone is a world in one country.
If it is a bush wedding you crave, there’s no better location than the five-star, ultra-luxurious African Pride Pumba Game Reserve nestled in the heart of the malaria-free Eastern Cape. The exclusive and romantic destination is pure luxury in the wild. This hidden gem offers the ultimate in African Safari luxury - combined with luscious awe inspiring bush, grasslands, and of course, the formidable Big Five.
With a culture of service excellence, your every wedding need will be seen to by the expert staff, making your journey to the start of your new life that much simpler and more stress-free. And you won’t want to be anywhere else for your honeymoon either, because African Pride Pumba Private Game Reserve offers luxurious accommodation. Each idyllic chalet is totally private and complete with own pool framed by timber decking and an outdoor shower... only the monkeys and the hippos will be watching you here.
Another option is the deluxe African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, nestled in the magnificent Magaliesberg mountains, about an hour’s drive from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg.
African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa offer more than 120 elegant rooms in a lush garden setting, idea for romantic wedding ceremonies. To sooth away the nuptial stress, a visit to the spa is a must. It offers a soothing, pampering experience where time seems to simply disappear. The natural stone thatched building blends effortlessly with the beautiful surroundings and is shaped to represent a baby lying in the calm foetal position – evoking feelings of nurturing, comfort and peace. Guests can discover the healing and relaxing benefits of water therapy in the outdoor Hydrotherapy Spa Garden which features a heated Jacuzzi pool, an invigorating waterfall and the Elixir Liquid Sound Flotation Pool.
If it’s a bright lights, big city wedding or honeymoon you’re after, Johannesburg and Cape Town are your direct destinations. Cape Town has for more than a century, been hailed as Africa’s most beautiful city and in the heart of it you’ll find the city’s newest style icon, the African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel. Distinctive architecture, dècor that defies categorisation and a guest service experience extraordinaire sets the hotel apart from any hotel of its kind. This elegant experience begins with an engineered stone red carpet reception set in crisp white Volakas marble. No detail is spared to ensure optimum comfort and luxury in the spacious suites. Designer furniture, with a sophisticated stretched sofa, is complimented by the cool dappled tones of the walls and the warm plush carpet. Adjust the lighting to your suit your mood as you enjoy sweeping views over the city or Table Mountain, or stroll upstairs for a relaxing day at Suntra Spa.
The most renowned feature of Cape Town is Table Mountain. The city is located on its slopes, and there's a revolving cable car that carries visitors to the top. Also near the hotel is the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Africa’s most visited tourist destination. The metropolitan area also adjoins one of the most beautiful wine regions in the world and a honeymoon wine tour is a must.
There are few cities in the world as active and vibrant as Johannesburg, Africa’s economic powerhouse and Party Central. To the north of the city in the secure lifestyle precinct of Melrose Arch lies the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel.
Sheer style and individuality is what redefines the travel experience when staying at Africa's first truly hip 5-Star Hotel! Through innovative architecture and outstanding design, the African Pride Melrose Arch Hotel has become an international destination in its own right, attracting those discerning guests who take pleasure in modern elegance and sophistication. Every one of the 118 rooms at the hotel offers an opulent blend of modern decor with warm natural tones and luxurious personal touches. Relaxing ambience and mood enhancing lighting beautifully complements the sleek lines of the designer furniture.