Value for Money Honeymoon Destinations in 2022

Over the past two years, honeymoons, like all holidays, were somewhat on the back burner and even wedding guests were limited to very small numbers, if allowed at all. There were few wedding venues still operating and many had restrictions on guest numbers.

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Many newly-weds postponed their honeymoon plans in desperation, but now is the time to catch up on that special time together! If, on the other hand, you are planning your wedding right now you will find a wealth of exciting destinations for you to choose from for your special honeymoon. 

With wedding costs already steep and rising, couples are looking for the best honeymoon destinations at budget prices. The good news is that Thompsons Holidays has a wide selection of romantic holiday packages for all budgets. The one big question that remains is where is the best place for honeymoon bliss? Quite simply, the answer is that the world is your oyster and to assist you in planning here are a few tips to make it simpler: 

Romantic Domestic Destinations
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For a local holiday visit our deals pages to find the right thing for you and your spouse. The Red Carnation Hotel specials are worth that extra splurge, while there‚Äôs always an adventure up the Garden Route worth having, or enjoying a local bush break. 

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Discover even more! We have a huge variety of cheap honeymoon packages to choose from. The Umhlanga Cabanas, overlooking the warm Indian Ocean, starts from just R779 per person for two nights and the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Milnerton with breathtaking views of Table Mountain is just R867 per person for two nights. 

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Why not push the boat out and stay at the luxurious Oyster Box Hotel in Umhlanga at R8,213 per person for three nights including daily breakfast with freshly harvested oysters, a crayfish and fillet dinner in the Grill Room and much more? You will never forget this honeymoon! 

Regional Destinations for Your Honeymoon 

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A self-drive three-night holiday at a resort with superb beaches is available in Mozambique, and will cost as little as R1,050 per person, while four nights at the luxurious 5* White Pearl Resort is R15,850 per person and includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and snacks as well as a private pool and butler service. This is honeymooning in grand style. 

Aerial view of The Royal Livingstone and Victoria Falls

Three-night fly-in packages to the UNESCO designated Victoria Falls, start from as little as R8,050 with many activities for the more adventurous including a zip line and bridge bungee jump.  

Indian Ocean Island Destinations 

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Our Thompsons Zanzibar honeymoon packages are sure to catch your eye at under R14,000 for 5 nights including flights, transfers, breakfast and dinner daily. Seven-night packages to sunny Mauritius start from R17,000 per person at an adults-only hotel to guarantee maximum privacy. 

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Packages to the sought-after Maldives with warm aquamarine water and endless white beaches start from R23,600 including all meals. This must surely be one of the ultimate honeymoon destinations in the world...  

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Many busy couples ask, how do I plan my honeymoon in 2022 and how do choose my honeymoon destination? Quite simple. Call a friendly Thompsons Holidays consultant who will assist with great ideas to suit your budget and lifestyle.  

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