Whether you are newlyweds or you said your ‘I dos’ 50 years ago, Vic Falls should be your next anniversary destination to celebrate your love for each other, rekindle the romance and take that much-awaited second honeymoon you’ve been yearning for…

The Victoria Falls – with its one liquid foot in Zimbabwe and the other in Zambia – has long been a destination inspiring romance. As the curtain of water plummets over the cliff’s edge, and the wildlife-rich Zambezi River beckons you closer for a sundowner, Victoria Falls is tranquillity at its best, abounding in romance and adventure – a memorable getaway.

Romantic anniversary celebrations at Vic Falls

Special moments and relationships milestones deserve to be celebrated and here are a few lodges – that know how to woo with charm – to consider.

Victoria Falls – Mosi-oa-Tunya “the smoke that thunders” (Photos and videos by Claire Warneke)

Bayete Guest Lodge

Bayete Guest Lodge is a quiet oasis, removed from the town of Victoria Falls’ hustle and bustle, and set in luscious green tropical gardens captured by space and seclusion. The eco-friendly lodge, with its comfortable and affordable accommodation, offers a variety of rooms, a pool as well as a bar where you can clink champagne glasses in celebration.

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Thorntree River Lodge

On the other side of Victoria Falls in Zambia, Thorntree River Lodge invites couples to fall into the lap of luxury. Situated on the banks of the Zambezi River, it is a haven for a romantic escape. Each room features a deck with unparalleled views over the Zambezi, a private plunge pool as well as an outdoor (and indoor) bathroom. Enjoy the superb culinary standards, and indulge the wine-cellar stock with some of the world’s finest wines.

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Victoria Falls Safari Lodge

Back in Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls Safari Lodge beats to the rhythm of Africa’s soul. From the restaurant’s viewing deck, or the rooms’ private balcony, the sprawling landscape of the Zambezi National Park awaits with unbeatable sunset views over a waterhole frequented by elephants and more. Dining is an exquisite entertainment experience; whether you are serenaded by the locals at your table or attending the lively interactive Boma Dinner and Drum Show.

Vulture culture, painting with elephants & happy hour with hippos at The Victoria Falls

Activities, such as a visit to the falls, a sundowner cruise, helicopter ride, romantic dinners, game drives or something more daring and adventurous, can be arranged through the respective lodges’ concierge desk.

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge (Images by Claire Warneke)