Best proposal destinations in Africa

Posted on 22 November 2023 By Phumza Dwane

If you’re looking for the perfect time to pop the question, why not do it during the festive season?  It’s a time of joy, celebration, and love, making that special moment even more memorable. If you are planning to propose to your partner, we have created a list of amazing destinations on the stunning continent of Africa. Offering an abundance of romantic destinations that will make your proposal truly unforgettable. 

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Victoria Falls, Zambia

Victoria Falls is captivating and one of Africa’s Awe-inspiring destinations, creating the perfect ambiance for a memorable experience. Proposing against the backdrop of the world’s largest waterfall, surrounded by lush greenery is sure to be a moment that will be cherished forever.


Also read: Unwind in nature: a guide to the best camping sites in Limpopo

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Essaouira, Morocco: 

With its picture-perfect coastal charm, Essaouira provides a romantic setting for a proposal. The combination of its breathtaking sunsets, charming alleyways, and vibrant culture creates an ambiance that is perfect for a memorable moment.


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Cape Winelands, South Africa: 

This is the perfect destination for those who enjoy fine wine and breathtaking scenery, the Cape Winelands provides the perfect setting. Majestic mountains and lush vineyards, exuding romance and charm surround the region.


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Zanzibar, Tanzania: 

With its immaculate beaches and clear waters, Zanzibar is a tropical paradise that sets the stage for any romantic proposal or getaway. Whether on a secluded beach or at a luxurious resort, the beauty of Zanzibar will make your proposal truly astonishing.


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Okavango Delta, Botswana: 

Journey into the heart of the Okavango Delta, where beautiful wetlands and abundant wildlife await you. Why not propose while exploring the delta’s labyrinth of channels and islands, creating a truly unique and unforgettable experience?


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Marrakech, Morocco: 

Immerse yourself in the vibrant and exotic atmosphere of Marrakech. From its bustling markets to its stunning palaces, Marrakech offers countless enchanting locations to choose from when it comes to popping the question or the perfect honeymoon.

With each destination offering its unique charm and beauty, Africa is an ideal choice for couples who want to make their proposal truly special. Also, remember to enter our wedding competition, you can find out more here.

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