San Francisco is a great City from which to base your honeymoon, from 5 star luxury hotels such as the Grand Hyatt on Union Square and the fabulous Palace hotel situated in the financial district, to boutique style hotels on the trendy Fisherman's Wharf. Whatever you decide there is a hotel to make your stay enjoyable.
A honeymoon in San Francisco is something that you may not have considered, but this city has so much to offer the newly wedded couple. From the fine restaurants of Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf to the world famous landmarks of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. It is easy to see why San Francisco is a popular honeymoon destination. Getting here from South Africa is relatively easy and with flights leaving from Johannesburg Via Dubai or Atlanta, you can be enjoying everything this city has to offer in a little over 24 hours. If you want to escape the city, then take a trip to the Muir Woods. Less than an hour from the city it houses some ancient Redwood trees which once thrived all over the states. It has some fabulous nature trails and is a good chance to see some flora and fauna, not to mention the wildlife. In essence, San Francisco is a city that would please even the most discerning of honeymoon couples.
When to go:
– The climate in San Francisco can be quite mild with summers bringing in daily sea fog. This keeps the temperatures down to around 65-70 degrees. With this in mind, the best months to visit are April and October, when there seems to be hardly any rain and clearer skies.
– Emirates fly to San Francisco via Dubai from Johannesburg in around 23 hours. Alternatively Delta Airlines fly from Johannesburg to San Francisco Via Atlanta. This takes around 27 hours.
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