Reasons to Honeymoon in Mpumalanga, South Africa

If you’re looking for the perfect honeymoon destination, look no further than Mpumalanga, South Africa. With an abundance of nature and activities, there is virtually something suited to every couple when it comes to a honeymoon in Mpumalanga. Here are a few reasons that your friends and family will envy you when you announce your plans to celebrate the beginning of your ‘happily-ever-after’ in this picturesque and untouched part of South Africa:

Soak in breath-taking scenery with rich culture and history

Mpumalanga is the perfect honeymoon destination if you and your new spouse are looking for a place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With its breath-taking scenery, the province truly is a land of incredible beauty filled with sweeping views of mountains, forests, and waterfalls; providing a perfect backdrop for romantic moments. Some “must-see” attractions are along the scenic Panorama Route, which brings you within easy reach of Bourke’s Luck Potholes, the incredible Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window and so much more. For wildlife enthusiasts, the province forms the southern half of the Kruger National Park where visitors are afforded the opportunity to see abundant wildlife including the famous Big Five. Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge is conveniently situated for easy access to many of Mpumalanga’s most amazing tourist attractions and offers, and also offers onsite game drives where guests get to enjoy free-roaming wildlife.

As well as exploring the natural beauty of Mpumalanga, you can also delve deeper into its rich culture and history. The province is home to several cultural villages that offer a glimpse into the local culture and traditions that have been a source of inspiration to people all around the world. Crystal Springs is situated at the top of Robber’s Pass, on the historic old road to Pilgrim’s Rest; a location that takes tourists back in time to the days of the gold rush in the 1870s and is an easy 15 to 20-minute drive from the Resort.

Explore the great outdoors or relax at the spa

If you and your spouse are feeling adventurous, Mpumalanga is a haven for thrill-seekers and those that love the outdoors. You can go hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, or even abseiling and ziplining if you are keen to add some more thrilling adventures to your honeymoon experience, against a backdrop of the beauty of these surroundings. If you prefer activities that are more passive and relaxing, there are several spa retreats in Mpumalanga that offer treatments designed to help you relax and unwind. Mbali Day Spa at Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge offers a serene and intimate atmosphere for the ultimate indulgence and treatment packages that will leave you both feeling rejuvenated and reconnected.

Indulge in some delicious cuisine

There is so much intimacy in sharing a good meal with your significant other. Sharing food is a love language on its own and is a great way to ignite the flame of romance. Mpumalanga has a diverse culinary scene, offering a range of dishes from traditional South African cuisine to international dishes. You can indulge in gourmet meals, wine tastings, and even cooking classes. Set some time aside to savour delectable cuisine as you create memories that will last a lifetime.

It is less expensive than Cape Town

While we all love Cape Town, it can cost a pretty penny and nobody wants to spend their honeymoon worrying about the budget, at every turn, at a time when you should be prioritising going out and having fun. Not only is Mpumalanga beautiful with ample activities and sites to explore, but it is generally also less expensive than Cape Town. You and your partner can still have the romantic getaway that you deserve, but at affordable prices.

What could be better than this? Mpumalanga offers a wide range of experiences that are perfect for an unforgettable honeymoon. Whether you want adventure, relaxation, or romance, there is something for everyone in The Land of The Rising Sun!

Contact the Crystal Springs Team on +27 13 768 5000 or visit the GoMelo website to book your ideal Mpumalanga honeymoon.