South Africa is a country steeped in history, beauty and romance. When visiting the stunning Mpumalanga region either on honeymoon or as a couple seeking a romantic getaway for two there are numerous splendid hotels that can provide you with accommodations and amenities that will ensure your stay is not only relaxing and pleasurable but filled with romance too.
Summerfields Rose Retreat & Spa
If 5 star luxury, relaxation and pampering are what your ideas of romantic getaways include then Summerfields is the place to go. The Rose Spa is open during the day for spa treatments and there are 3 restaurants that provide breakfast, lunch and dinner. Just a short distance from Kruger National Park there is plenty to see and do if you want to explore.
The Buhala is a safari lodge so aside from excellent rooms, dining and surroundings there are opportunities for couples to enjoy trips into the Kruger National Park to experience the wildlife and views this region is famous for. The Lodge itself overlooks the Crocodile River and is just a short distance from the Crocodile Bridge Gate, Swaziland and Mozambique.
Belgrace Boutique Hotel
The Belgrace suites are all themed but what all of them have in common is luxurious fittings that just invite romance. Take advantage of the in-room wellness and spa treatments to help relax you so you can enjoy every minute of your stay in this gorgeous boutique hotel. Once you are fully relaxed you can then enjoy a private tour of the area in an air-conditioned luxury Mercedes Benz V class car. Exceptional dining facilities are available to provide breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Hippo Hollow Country Estate
Located on the banks of the Sabi River the Estate is so named because of the hippos that populate the area. The country hotel offers 91 rooms in a garden-like setting just 10 minutes from Kruger National Park. In addition to hippos you are likely to see crocodiles, monkeys, elephants and a number of bird species during your stay. This is a great place for the adventurous to stay as there are lots of exciting activities to take part in if so desired, such as river rafting, open vehicle safari tours and so much more.
La Villa Vita Nelspruit
For those vacationing on a budget La Villa Vita Nelspruit is very reasonably priced and yet still provides a romantic getaway setting sure to please. The boutique hotel is an elegant Tuscan mansion that boasts high ceilings and stone walls but has all the amenities you could wish for. Surrounded by beautiful gardens and wild bush the hotel is just 5 minutes from a bustling town center that can provide all the entertainment you could wish for.
Acra Retreat Mountain View Lodge
Perched on the edge of a cliff this Lodge has stunning views of the mountains and the valley below. Sunsets viewed from the lodge are second to none and nothing says romantic more than watching the sun go down together before retiring to one of the luxuriously fitted rooms. There is a fully stocked bar and 3 course dinner available but if you prefer something lighter to eat you can request a sandwich be delivered to your room for private dining.
Walking Tall Private Bush Retreat
Within a very short walking distance of the Crocodile River, Walking Tall Private Bush Retreat truly lives up to its name. The 3 bedroom house offers all the privacy and romance you could ever want, with excellent service available to ensure your stay is memorable in every way. Enjoy a relaxing experience surrounded by native bush, watering holes that are teeming with wildlife, all while enjoying the best amenities South Africa has to offer.
Komati Gorge Lodge
Set amongst the most tranquil and beautiful surroundings on the banks of the Komati River this modern lodge offers luxurious amenities for the couple looking to enjoy a romantic getaway. Guided tours are available and guests can take advantage of the many hiking and walking trails nearby as well as the pub and restaurant on site. Wildlife viewing and horse riding are conveniently located nearby.
Set high in the hills among forest trees this truly is a private hideaway. The Lodge offers private accommodations set 150 meters apart, each one with a mini-bar, splash-pool and fireplace. The tranquility and beauty of the area invites relaxation and romance for even the most stressed couples. A romantic candlelit dinner for two is available upon request and will be served in the dining room in front of a crackling log fire. Due to its elevation views from the lodge and surrounding area are breathtakingly beautiful, with sunsets second to none. Within a short distance of the Kruger National Park for those who want to take a safari tour while enjoying their romantic vacation for two.