Top Picks For Destinations Weddings in East Africa

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When you are getting married, picking the dates is important but picking the perfect place might be the most crucial decision in getting the wedding of your dreams. Here are some of the romantic locations for destination weddings in Kenya and Tanzania.

Kenyan Venues For The Perfect Wedding

1. Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club, Nairobi, Kenya

You can have a splendid destination wedding at this location. The beautiful golf course would certainly be a great site for the wedding ceremony or if you plan on having a small ceremony, the poolside can be a perfect fit. Their villas are airy, spacious and open to the amazing views of the green golf course.

Windsor Golf Hotel

Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club, Nairobi, Kenya

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2. Sarova Mara Game Camp, Kenya

If you have been dreaming of a safari-themed destination wedding, the Sarova Mara Game Camp would be a great match for you. You can choose to hold your ceremony in the open fields with the natural scenery as a backdrop or have your ceremony by the beautiful poolside. For the more adventurous, the Sarova Mara Bridge over the lake can be a unique location to exchange your vows. Your guests will enjoy relaxing in their tents as they take in the fresh breath of nature around them.

Sarova Mara Game Camp, Kenya

Sarova Mara Game Camp, Kenya

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3. Voyager Beach Resort, Mombasa, Kenya

The ship-themed resort would be a dream come true for a couple who loves the sea and its attractions. They have big and beautiful rooms that open to verandas overlooking the beautiful pool area. They also offer fantastic flower decorations for the wedding event. You can also get a dose of culture at your wedding as the resort can arrange traditional dancers to grace the occasion.

Voyager Beach Resort, Mombasa, Kenya

Voyager Beach Resort, Mombasa, Kenya

4. Serena Beach Resort & Spa, Mombasa, Kenya

The hotel provides dedicated wedding planners who ensure that you have a hitch-free ceremony. You can have the lovely backdrop of the beach at your wedding ceremony and be treated to amazing music and tasty food. You will feel like royalty on the wedding package as you are presented with champagne on room service. Your guests will also enjoy the serenity of the environment.

Serena Beach Resort

Serena Beach Resort & Spa, Mombasa, Kenya

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5. Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Ukunda, Kenya

For a destination wedding, top on your preference list would be a beautiful scenery and efficient lodging for you and your guests. With its beautiful gardens, pristine white sanded beach and beautiful pools, Leopard Beach Resort has got just what you need. Their rooms are spacious and serve well for guests who attend as a family group. The Resort can host up to a 250-guest wedding event.

Leopard Beach Resort

Leopard Beach Resort & Spa, Ukunda, Kenya

6. Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa, Ukunda, Kenya

Situated on the coral reef, the resort gives you several beautiful options for your wedding venue. Their rooms are large and clean. They would provide nice entertainment for your wedding including animation or traditional dances displays. They will also ensure that the décor is arranged to perfection. You and your guests can also get soothing spa treatments.

Diani Reef Beach Resort

Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa, Ukunda, Kenya

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Tanzanian Venues For The Perfect Wedding

7. Protea Hotel, Zanzibar city, Tanzania

Situated close to the airport, this hotel would be easy for your guests who are flying in to reach. The grounds and architecture are amazing. You can have the choice of holding your wedding ceremony at the beautiful poolside or on the white sandy beach. Their rooms are spacious with a terrace that has a lounge chair to relax and enjoy the views of the beach.

 Protea Hotel, Zanzibar city, Tanzania

Protea Hotel, Zanzibar city, Tanzania

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8. Coral Rock Zanzibar, Tanzania

For that extra special touch to your wedding, this hotel is a great place to have your ceremony. They have clean and spacious rooms for guests and you can have your wedding even right in the middle of the sea on a sandy spit! The chef will ensure that you are provided with delicious meals both for your wedding reception and throughout your stay at the hotel.

Coral Rock Zanzibar, Tanzania

Coral Rock Zanzibar, Tanzania

9. Diamonds La Gemma dell' Est, Zanzibar, Tanzania

This is a fantastic hotel for a destination wedding. The pool and beach views are amazing. Their accommodation standard is of high quality with cleaning service coming in twice a day. You would likely be upgraded to a suite for your wedding regardless of the room you booked initially. You can relax and just enjoy your wedding without having to bother about the arrangements as the efficient hotel staff sorts everything out for you.

 Diamonds La Gemma dell

Diamonds La Gemma dell

10. Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, Kiwenga, Tanzania

The beautiful stretching beach and lush gardens make this resort stand out as one of the best for destination wedding locations. They offer great accommodation options, musical entertainment and a flexible menu option for your ceremony. You could choose to have a pre-wedding dinner, an afternoon cocktail, and a final reception dinner. They are also able to cater to both international and local menus.

Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, Kiwenga, Tanzania

Bluebay Beach Resort and Spa, Kiwenga, Tanzania

11. Pongwe Beach Hotel, Tanzania

This could be the paradise-like wedding destination you are hoping for. The hotel overlooks the Indian Ocean and provides amazing views of the sea from the rooms. This would be perfect for a small wedding as they only have 20 rooms. You can have an amazing ceremony at the beachside and arrange your culinary requirements with the friendly staff.

Pongwe Beach Hotel, Tanzania

Pongwe Beach Hotel, Tanzania

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12. Fundu Lagoon, Tanzania

Fundu Lagoon provides a mixture of the rustic and the luxurious. You can have your wedding just about anywhere on the grounds and it would be just perfect. The beach is beautiful and you can have a simple ceremony with palm fronds used as decoration. They also make great food so you and your guests should have a complete fun experience.

Fundu Lagoon, Tanzania

Fundu Lagoon, Tanzania

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Where Will You Say "I Do"?

Make the most of your special day by choosing the perfect location. If you have anything to add to our list we'd love to hear from you! Where do you think is the most romantic spot to take your vows in East Africa? Hit us up on social or pop us a line on

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