Affectionate Relaxation

After a wonderful and special wedding day, it's time for a wonderful and romantic honeymoon. It’s a journey in which you explore together a new place and enjoy plenty of sun, sea, beach, nature and culture, creating memories for the rest of your lives together. If you want to combine a relaxing honeymoon with a nice safari, then this 10-day Beach-& safari trip is right for you. Start your honeymoon on the idyllic island of Zanzibar. The pearl white beaches and the azure sea welcome you and come  and relax together with your beloved one at the resort. After a number of days in Zanzibar, you will fly to Selous Game Reserve, where everything is wildlife and unspoiled nature. Come face to face with different wild animal species and spot the big five along with your beloved one. Behold the beautiful nature from the open jeep and from the water during the boat safari. Become one with nature and be surprised by the beauties of Selous Game Reserve. On a small plane, you fly back to Zanzibar for a number of days to enjoy a tropical atmosphere. Get to know the historic town of Zanzibar, Stone Town, and see where it gets the nickname "Spice Island" from. "Affectionate Relaxation" is all about you being together and enjoy as a newly married couple.

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10 day Beach & safari holiday Zanzibar & Selous
  • Day 1
    Pick-up service from the airport and private taxi to your chosen resort. Check-in and welcome drink. Delicious bottle of wine and fruit basket are waiting for you in your nicely decorated honeymoon bungalow with sea view.
  • Day 2
    Relaxation day at the resort and a relaxing massage 1 hour for you both.
  • Day 3
    Relaxation day at the resort (optional tour).
  • Day 4
    Transfer by taxi to the airport of Zanzibar. Flight to Selous Game Reserve. Boat safari on the Rufiji river, village tour & bushwalk. Check-in Africa Safari Camp.
  • Day 5
    Full day private game drive in Selous Game Reserve (4 x 4 jeep safari with   driver and Guide); Romantic dinner for two by the campfire.
  • Day 6
    Transfer by taxi to the airstrip and the return flight to Zanzibar. Transfer by taxi to Paradise Beach Resort. Check-in at the beautifully decorated honeymoon bungalow and welcome drink.
  • Day 7
    Relaxation day at the resort (optional tour).
  • Day 8
    Private Spice tour and private excursion to Stone Town and Prison Island.
  • Day 9
    Relaxation day at the resort (optional tour). Romantic 5-course lobster dinner  for two in a unique location.
  • Day 10
    After breakfast check-out and a transfer by taxi to the airport or the port (late check-out on request).
Price per person:
  • Both resorts:
    2 people
    1899 €
      Full pension
  • Extra resort night:
    Reef & Beach Resort Paradise Beach Resort
    80 € All-inclusive 110 € All-inclusive
!map Affectionate Relaxation 10 day Beach & safari holiday Zanzibar & Selous


Zanzibar is an island with an area as large as the province of Utrecht, located on the east coast of Tanzania. It is small, but very diverse and versatile. Step into the world of special cultures and diverse landscapes. Spoil yourself with delicious dishes made with local herbs and come and relax under swaying palm trees on the pearl white beaches. Whether you want to relax and sunbathe at the beach or just want to be active and want to explore the island, everything is possible. We make sure that your holiday will be particular and unforgettable. Snorkel with wild dolphins, try different types of mishkaki at the night market in Stone Town or get to know the Red Colobus Monkeys strolling through Jozani Forest. Discover the island in your own way, create your ultimate holiday and make it a special trip.  

Reef & Beach Resort

Reef & Beach Resort is located on the South East coast of Zanzibar, near the village of Jambiani. This beautiful resort is located directly on the beach, and all rooms have full sea view. Would you like to have some more luxury and space, book then our Zanzibar styled bungalows with garden or sea view. All rooms are equipped with the luxury you want on holiday: a cosy bed, a hot shower, western toilet and air conditioning. In addition, the resort has sufficient facilities to make your stay more pleasant. Take a refreshing dip in our swimming pool, soak up the sun on our sunbeds, play various games in our lounge bar and enjoy our culinary buffet, mainly prepared with Zanzibar herbs.

Paradise Beach Resort

Paradise Beach Resort is a 4- star resort, situated on the North East coast of Zanzibar next to the village of Uroa. Once you go through the gate, you feel welcome and at home. This resort has beautiful rooms and a nice and cosy restaurant that is located centrally on site. Relax, come, splash in one of the pools and let yourself be pampered in our spa. Close off your day with a delicious cocktail in the jetty bar and dream away in the red setting sun. The rooms at Paradise Beach Resort are stylish, spacious and fully equipped. They have comfortable beds, fully equipped bathroom with private toilet, hot shower and air conditioning.  

Selous Game Reserve

Welcome to Selous Game Reserve, the largest nature park in the South of Tanzania. Behold the unspoiled nature and the diversity of landscapes in the park. Come face to face with the Big 5 and see animals up close that live only in East Africa. Selous is the only nature park where you may drive off road, so forget about your binoculars, we drive to the animals! Our rangers and drivers are trained in spotting animals and can tell you everything about nature as well as wildlife. The mighty Rufiji river flows through the natural park where many animals lessen their thirst and among others, hippos have their home. With our boat and safari jeep you will experience the park in different ways and admire unique moments up close.

Africa Safari Camp

Africa Safari Camp is our third accommodation and is located on the edge of Selous Game Reserve. This unique location is a treat for any traveller in the middle of nature and is equipped with all comforts and facilities. Around Selous and our camp there are no fences, making you be right in the habitat of the wild animals. Discover footprints of elephants and/or impalas, just steps from your front door. But don't be afraid, the resort is designed in such a way that you are safe on the premises of the camp at all times. Enjoy a relaxing swim in the pool or come and relax in our lounge bar where you can read a book quietly with the birds singing in the background after a full safari day. Indulge your inner self with a dinner and watch, from the restaurant, the wild animals coming to drink from the pond. You’ll stay in one of our spacious bungalows, cabins or luxury tents, each one equipped with a private bathroom and toilet, hot water and shower. They also have large, comfortable beds and ceiling fans. 

Day 1: Arrival Zanzibar
Welcome to the tropical island of Zanzibar, where you literally and figuratively will receive a warm welcome. After you get off the plane and make the first step on Tanzanian soil, your honeymoon can start. First, you easily get your tourist visa at the airport in Zanzibar and after retrieving your luggage, our taxi is ready to take you to the chosen resort where you will be welcomed with a delicious drink. You will stay in a beautiful romantic decorated bungalow with a delicious bottle of wine and a fruit basket. A toast to your honeymoon!

Days 2 &3: Relaxation day with relaxing massage
After a good night's sleep the honeymoon can really start. Today is dedicated to relaxation and enjoyment of your special wedding day. Take a refreshing dip in the crystal clear ocean or in the swimming pool with sea views. Take a romantic walk on the pearl white beaches and enjoy the beauties on this island. To relax completely you both get a wonderful relaxing massage of one hour. A better holiday start is almost impossible.

Day 4: Transfer to Selous – Africa Safari Camp
Today you’ll leave on a small plane from Zanzibar airport to Selous Game Reserve, the natural park located in the South of Tanzania. This flight is already a tour in itself; therefore enjoy all the beautiful views. You start with the coastline of Zanzibar, then the azure blue sea and finally the unspoiled nature on the Mainland of Tanzania. With a bit of luck you’ll spot from the air the first wild animals. Arrived at our camp there is a delicious welcome drink with lunch waiting for you. In the afternoon you explore the area surrounding the camp with an interesting village tour. See how the local people live, go to school and shop. A visit to Selous Game Reserve is not complete without a bush walk with the Masai. Step in the elephants’ footsteps and impalas and inquire about any special tidbits from the nature. Meet the "Little 5" and learn how local people use nature as medicine. See in the distance a few curious birds and do not be afraid of dangerous animal species. You will go on the road with experienced rangers and a guide. The day concludes with a special safari boat. Behold the beautiful nature and the wild animals from the water on the Rufiji river. Hundreds of hippos live in this river along with many other animal species.

Day 5: Full day private game drive
Early day today because it is the day for spotting the Big 5. After a delicious breakfast you step into an open jeep that takes you into the park. Selous Game Reserve is the only nature park in Tanzania where it may be driven "off road", making a pair of binoculars redundant. Our rangers are trained in spotting animals and drive there directly. Do not be afraid, you are perfectly safe. Enjoy all the beauty that you encounter along the way such as zebras, giraffes, elephants, impalas and so on. Normally you can see them on TV, but now you can see and enjoy them up close. During the afternoon, you can enjoy a delicious bush lunch in a safe place in the middle of the natural park. It has never been so quiet during your lunch break. This special day in nature is concluded with a romantic dinner for two by the campfire. Look back together on a wonderful day while you enjoy great food and the fire that crackles in the background.

Day 6: Transfer to Zanzibar
After a delicious breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to the wilderness. You fly on a small plane back to Zanzibar, where you will be warmly welcomed with a drink at Paradise Beach Resort. After a brief explanation, you will be accompanied to the bungalow *. This one has a beautiful view over the pool and the ocean. * a premium room if the bungalow is not available

Day 7: Relaxation day
Wake up from the chirping of the birds and the swaying palm trees. Realize that your dream has turned into reality: you and your beloved one are on the beautiful and romantic Zanzibar. Today, there is nothing on the schedule and you can enjoy the beautiful weather and the facilities at the resort. If you want to discover more of the island, there are plenty of excursions which you can choose from. Swim with wild dolphins or visit Jozani Forest where the Red Colobus monkeys live. Inquire with our employees at the tour desk and choose what suits you most.

Day 8:  Private Spice tour, Stone Town & Prison Island
After seven days of sun, sea and sand, it's time for culture and history. Zanzibar is a relatively small island and is known for its herbs. Cinnamon, pepper, cardamom and vanilla are examples of herbs that grow here on the island. Have you always wanted to know how these are cultivated and harvested? Today you'll join a guide to a farm where these herbs are worked with. Let your taste sense surprise you and take your favourite spice home. After a delicious local lunch, rich in spices, you’ll go to Stone Town, the capital of Zanzibar. This city is full of culture and historic buildings. During an interesting and educational city tour you get to see its highlights. Walk through the narrow streets and take a look in the souvenir shops. See how different cultures live together in harmony side by side and admire the architecture. The day concludes with a trip to Prison Island. This is a beautiful boat trip to the island where the prisoners and slaves were locked up. Nowadays, the island is a tourist resort and you have beautiful views of the ocean to Zanzibar. In addition, there is a sanctuary for giant sea turtles which you can pet and feed. This is a day filled with a lot of culture and history.

Day 9: Relaxation day with 5-course lobster dinner
Today is your last full day on Zanzibar, so make it a memorable day. A romantic walk on the beach, swimming in the ocean or another excursion on the island, it's all possible and we will arrange it for you. As soon as the sun goes down, there will be a romantic table for you in a unique and romantic location with great views. Enjoy together a delicious 5-course lobster dinner with a drink. Look back together on a delightful and exceptional honeymoon. Your first vacation as a married couple and a memory for life!

Day 10: Departure Zanzibar
Depending on your departure time, you still can relax and enjoy the day at the resort. Our taxi will bring you safely on time to the airport, ferry terminal or other desired destination on Zanzibar.

Tip! If you wish to prolong your stay on Zanzibar, simply book additional nights in one of our beach resorts.

This trip includes:

  • Transfer by taxi from airport or ferry terminal to Reef & Beach Resort;
  • Check-in with welcome drink;
  • Stay based on full Board (drinks are calculated on site);
  • Stay in a bungalow;
  • Decorated room, bottle of wine & fruit basket on the day of your arrival;
  • 1 hour massage per person;
  • Transfer to Selous Game Reserve – Africa Safari Camp (by plane and taxi);
  • Check-in with welcome drink;
  • Stay based on Full Board (drinks are calculated on site);
  • Village tour;
  • Safari boat on Rufiji River;
  • Full day private game drive in Selous Game Reserve;
  • Bush walk;
  • Transfer to Zanzibar and Paradise Beach Resort (by plane and taxi);
  • Check-in with welcome drink;
  • Stay based on Full Board (drinks are calculated on site);
  • stay in a bungalow (if not available a premium room);
  • Private Spice tour & excursion to Stone Town and Prison Island;
  • 5-course lobster dinner for 2 persons;
  • Transfer by taxi to airport or ferry terminal;
  • Free upgrade for late check-out (if possible);

Optional bookings:

  • Many possibilities for excursions, (in advance or on the spot booking);
  • Car or scooter rental (in advance or on the spot booking);
  • Snorkel-& diving excursions and PADI courses (PADI Center present in our resorts).

This trip is exclusive:

  • International air ticket (once you have booked a ticket, please send us your flight details with times and flight number);
  • booking fee € 25.00 per invoice/booking;
  • Travel and medical insurance.
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