A honeymoon is a time to bond, relax, celebrate as a couple reflect on your relationship and look ahead at what is to come. Because you are worth it and you deserve it, there is no way someone will steal your joy, so spurge for that butler. Unsure where you take your honeymoon? The choice should be one that makes a memorable and relaxing experience, ideally without putting too much strain on your wallet.
If you are looking to get away but want to stay budget, here in the Pearl of Africa we got you covered with affordable destinations that won’t compromise the quality of your experience. If your idea of honeymoon is to disconnect from the hassle of city life, these destinations are definitely for you. Uganda’s lodges offer intimate tented cottages and spacious suites serviced be butlers with extras such as private plunge pools and special touches such as romantic meals and picnics in the bush for just the two of you.
- Pineapple bay
Pineapple bay is a resort located on the Bugala Island on Lake Victoria Uganda. Wake up with breath taking views of Lake Victoria perhaps enjoy catching some fish with a rod. The 500-acre island is a place where you would probably get all your senses into action hence truly a honeymoon’s destination. White sandy beaches, fresh fruits, wide views over the lake are some of the many things which you will enjoy when you visit. With acres of beautiful grounds to explore and minutes away from the Ngamba Chimpanzee Sanctuary your stay will not only be relaxing but memorable too. Here, you will get a romantic affair.
- Wild waters lodge Jinja
Located on a private island in eastern Uganda, along the might River Nile, wild waters lodge is a great destination for honeymooners seeking to spice up their getaway with a bit of adventure. It is only reachable by boat making it a really adventurous place to stay. It is uniquely perched on granite rocks, with noisy and exciting foamy rapids roaring around. There is a lovely swimming pool carved out of natural pink granite rocks while the poolside is a favorite spot for cooling off from the sunshine, the cool breeze and the view of the rapids are really breathtaking. The couple can enjoy activities such as white water rafting, bungee jumping, jet boating gentle horse riding and fishing.
- Samuka island
Samuka island is located 9km from the source of the Nile in the surrounding of a bird sanctuary and is accessible by gentle boat trip from the source of the Nile. If peace and tranquility is your idea, then this destination is the best. This island is a place for complete relaxation surrounded by a spectacular waterfront setting with no cars and not even roads. The property boasts an outdoor swimming pool with a stunning view of Lake Victoria. Romance is a priority here because of the quiet, cozy rooms and special dinners from the onsite restaurant make a great experience on a perfect getaway. You will enjoy a romantic boat cruise to the serenity and tranquility of the island plus some activities such as bungee jumping, quad biking, horseback riding. This is a place worth-while.
- Victoria forest resort
The Victoria forest resort is an island paradise located along the shoreline of Lake Victoria in Ssesse islands, kalangala. A plethora of birds surrounds the resort on all sides, and there is access to many attractions including the magnificent Lutoboka forest. Enjoy an amazing walk in the Lutoboka forest which is part of the honeymoon package and in addition is to visit the ruins of the Speke house and a romantic boat ride to the Virgin Islands. At the resort, you are really bound to have a memorable experience.
- Murchison falls national park
Well, what makes more of a honeymoon than it being one of the best holidays with an amazing experience? Most holidays to Uganda are breathtaking, spectacular, thrilling or whatever experience it may be but without the honeymoon aspect, it will not be that honeymoon holiday you can always remember. Perhaps a morning hot air balloon safari in Murchison followed by bush breakfast. Boat cruise on the Victoria Nile with cocktails and later a dinner on your private deck with a bottle of sparkling wine. This is admit-ably among the best wild honeymoon destinations also one of the biggest parks. After the wedding, you will love to create new memories with an awesome wildlife adventure and the choice to this park will not be regrettable. Here you can decide to stay in one of the nearest lodges like Paara safari lodge, Nile safari lodge among others.
- Ssese islands. Lake Victoria
Located on the north western part of Lake Victoria, the islands are an archipelago of 84 islands. It can easily be accessed by a ferry from Entebbe town or Bukakata landing site. The islands are an amazing honeymoon destination for anyone willing to spend some quality time with their partner because they offer amazing sunrise and sunsets with holiday weather all year long with starlight skies at night. Get to spend time relaxing at the beach or playing beach soccer and you also have a chance to taste some of the best fish the Nile perch. If you love fishing by yourself, this can also be arranged with service providers. Other activities include forest and nature walks to see birds and primates.
- Lake Bunyonyi
Most people who have been to this place agree that it is a great place with a fantastic scenery and worth staying for several days. The lake is peaceful and calm and you can swim or take a boat ride across to check out many surrounding islands. Staying here is quite affordable since camping is available and luxury lodging facilities as well. Spend the whole day listening to different bird sounds while relaxing and enjoy the sunset in the evening. For most couples looking for honeymoon destinations in Uganda, this has truly been the best place with priceless memories. A lot of other activities as well including hiking, biking, canoeing, village walks and so much more.
- Bwindi forest national park
The deep jungle forest is a prime destination for any traveler opting for an African safari. The famous mountain gorillas live here, quite a thrilling experience plus many other mammals. Bwindi is also one of the best honeymoon destinations that Uganda has to offer. The imagination of waking up to bird sounds and fresh air every morning with friendly staff at the lodge is worth it. Any couple would love to come here to make lifetime memories. Romantic dinners can be arranged on order by the lodges and onsite massage services and other activities you would be interested in. lodges here include Mahogany springs, Rushaga gorilla camp among others.
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