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17OCTTop 6 Best Places In Kenya to have the Sweetest Honeymoon Getaway

They say a wedding without a honeymoon is like a birthday party without a cake. And what is the point of having a cake for a birthday without icing it? Exactly! Imagine the honeymoon as the birthday party and the cake icing as the perfect destination.

A honeymoon is a time to reconnect as a couple, unwind, celebrate, think back on the past, and picture the future. Hence, there is a need to find a bona fide destination to breathe the honeymoon experience into life. 

Kenya is one of the hidden treasures you must explore to make your honeymoon experience memorable. From pristine tropical coasts to exclusive safari adventures, Kenya always has something for everyone. With its many national parks, flawless beaches, blue water bodies, and geographical wonders, this East African nation has become a popular vacation spot for adventure seekers, families and honeymooners. 

So, whether you desire a taste of adventure, romance, or exceptional game viewing, Kenya is sure to enchant and bless your honeymoon. Here are the top 6 best honeymoon destinations in Kenya to experience the sweetest honeymoon getaway.


Tamarind Dhow, Mombasa

Tamarind Dhow, Mombasa

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Nothing beats having dinner in a floating restaurant with the love of your life. The Tamarind Dhow is one of the most romantic places to experience the sweetest honeymoon. These restaurants are situated on boats where you can enjoy a fine four-course meal and music while you cruise on the Mombasa coast. Your nighttime cruise starts at the Tamarind Pier, where you join these exquisite wooden boats and experience a sense of time travel. The feast begins with the initiation of live band music as the dhow glides across Tudor Creek, where you get breathtaking views of Old Town and Fort Jesus. This fascinating dinner experience is an absolute no-brainer for honeymooners.


Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve


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In terms of extraordinary natural beauty, the Watamu marine national park and reserve is among the best-kept secrets in the world. One of the justifications for visiting this natural excellence is the park and coral gardens. It is located in Watamu, making It a perfect destination for honeymooners who want underwater adventure and escape from the sun. While snorkelling inside the main reef, it is virtually impossible not to encounter at least a few dozen marine species. Fishes like parrotfish, angelfish, groupers, filefish, lionfish, and snappers are just a few of the visible species in this magnificent, vibrantly coloured underwater world. When in the area, we recommend you stay at the Temple Point Resort, just a minute’s walk away from the Reserve. The property offers traditional Swahili rooms, where you can enjoy the views of the Indian Ocean, Mida Creeks and lush green gardens from its patios or balconies. Amenities such as spas, private beaches and pools, shops, restaurants and bars are all available to spice up your honeymoon.


Manda Island

Beautiful Manda Island in Kenya

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Ah yes, Manda island! An island in the Lamu Archipelago with endless idyllic beaches where the sound of the Indian Ocean lapping against the shore is audible and soothing. When you visit the island, you get a sense of how prosperous Takwa and Manda towns were in the ninth century. Its charming structures and immaculate white sand beaches make it the perfect location for honeymooners to unwind and appreciate each other’s company. Just in case you might want something extra adventurous, start your exploration with the ruins of Takwa and Manda while basking in the calming air of the 1600s.


The Maasai Mara National Reserve 

Zebras and hot-air balloons in Maasai Mara

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The Maasai Mara is one of Africa’s most significant wildlife reserves. It can be found in the southwestern region of Kenya and shares borders with the great Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. This wildlife conservation haven offers all kinds of travellers many reasons to visit, from meeting with the aboriginals (Known as the Maaras) to experiencing the epic Great Migration of wildebeests. If you are fearless of heights, you can take a high-flying hot-air balloon for some sky adventures or just stick to the ground and hit the road for a 4×4 safari. Visiting the Maasai Mara National Reserve will surely leave you with many unforgettable and lifelong honeymoon experiences.


Langata Botanical Gardens

A garden in the Langata Botanical

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The Langata Botanical Gardens is a place you would likely not forget after visiting. This lushly planted private park is located in Karen and has four beautiful gardens. Each garden is surrounded by trees and flower bushes, giving each garden a sense of privacy.  Its beautiful and tranquil location makes it the ideal spot for honeymooners to enjoy quiet romantic walks and picnics. Engage in some couples’ games throughout the day as you wander around the garden’s beautiful lagoon with step fountains and waterways.


Naivasha Lake

Hippos of the Naivasha Lake

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Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake located northwest of Nairobi in Nakuru County. It hosts over a thousand hippos, flamingos and other aquatic life. This high-altitude freshwater space also serves as a water hole for many wildlife, including buffalos, impalas, zebras, giraffes, and eagles catching fish out of the lake. You can arrange a tour and take a scenic game drive around the lake and the surrounding area. Moreover, during your romantic game drive, it is practically rare not to see a leopard!



Kenya welcomes couples who want a romantic and memorable honeymoon with abundant wildlife and natural beauty. Start booking your trips with QVI Club and spend a romantic time with your better half in Kenya. Visit Kenya’s many beautiful beaches, and enjoy its local cuisine, culture, landscape, and natural wildlife. A truly untamed romantic experience awaits!

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