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Last-minute Honeymoon Offers from Scott Dunn

By Thehoneymoonproject @thehoneymoonpro

Leaving your honeymoon plans until the last minute doesn’t have to mean that all of your options are going to be super-expensive; if you’re happy to be flexible with your destination then it’s just a case of finding out what deals are on offer by tour operators. So, if you’re getting married over the summer and haven’t booked anything, don’t despair – luxury tour operator Scott Dunn has kindly put together this great list of last-minute honeymoon offers, on the theme of “barefoot beach retreats and safari chic”. If you are interested in any of the below, I’d recommend booking as soon as possible to get the best deal available.

Magical Maldives, Zitahli Kuda-Funafaru

Last-minute honeymoon offers from Scott Dunn

Set in the lesser-known Noonu Atoll, Zitahli Kuda-Funafaru is a chic and stylish resort, ideal for couples looking to get away from it all. Surrounded by untouched reefs, turquoise water and pristine beaches, this breathtaking 5* luxury resort plays host to fifty contemporary chic villas, thirty of which are over-water. All villas at Zitahli Kuda-Funafaru are destined to inspire peace, solitude and relaxation, while offering privacy and seclusion from other guests.

From £2,100 per person – saving an incredible £1,515 per person – staying in a Deluxe Beach Villa on a half board basis, sea-plane transfers and return flights with British Airways.

Valid for travel until 31 October 2011.

Call Scott Dunn’s Maldives specialists on 020 8682 5070 and visit

Chic African Beach Retreat, The Majlis, Kenya

Last-minute honeymoon offers from Scott Dunn

With just 24 stylish beachfront rooms, The Majlis is an intimate retreat beautifully positioned behind a long stretch of sandy beach and is fast becoming the place to stay on Lamu Island. For active couples there is an array of water sports, including sailing, water-skiing, windsurfing and sailing. Alternatively, for those that just want to completely relax and unwind, it is the perfect beach escape.

Honeymooners will also enjoy a complimentary private sunset dhow cruise, a romantic voyage around the bay watching the sun drop into the ocean with a cocktail in hand.

From £2,165 per person – saving £440 per person – staying seven nights on a full board basis at The Majlis including flights, taxes and transfers. Price includes two complimentary nights. Valid for travel until 23 December 2011.

Call Scott Dunn’s Africa specialists on 020 8682 5070 and visit

Classic Safari + Beach, South Africa and Mauritius

Last-minute honeymoon offers from Scott Dunn

Fly to South Africa and begin your adventure at Garonga, an exclusive bush retreat in South Africa’s Makalali Reserve. With just six gorgeous riverside safari tents that are the pinnacle of romance, enjoy sumptuous candlelit dinners, bush dinners and game drives in ultimate luxury. Honeymooners also receive a complimentary 45-minute massage, bottle of champagne and complimentary return transfers.

Next, fly to Mauritius to experience the ultimate luxury at chic and stylish The Residence on one of Mauritius’ idyllic beaches. With the bride staying free, champagne and a luxury fruit bowl on arrival plus a complimentary catamaran cruise, this is the perfect end to your honeymoon.

From £2,810 per person – saving £705 per person – including four nights at Garonga on a fully inclusive basis and seven nights at The Residence Mauritius on a half board basis, return flights and transfers. Price includes complimentary night at Garonga, complimentary accommodation for the bride at The Residence Mauritius. Valid for travel until 20 December.

Call Scott Dunn’s Africa specialists on 020 8682 5070 and visit

Barefoot Escape, Soneva Gili, The Maldives

Last-minute honeymoon offers from Scott Dunn

Soneva Gili features 44 stilted villa suites and residences all built over water at Landanfushi lagoon, with eight intensely romantic “Crusoe residences” marooned off the north shore of the island. All of the over-sized villas are totally private and stylishly furnished using natural materials and fabrics. Honeymooners receive a bottle of champagne, candle-lit dinner for two, photo frame and fifty-minute honeymoon massage for two.

From £2,620 per person - saving £1,220 per person - staying in a Villa Suite on a bed and breakfast basis including speedboat transfers and return flights with BA. Valid for travel until 31 October 2011.

Call Scott Dunn’s Maldives specialists on 020 8682 5070 and visit

Ultimate Luxury Tented Safari + Beach, Kenya and Zanzibar

Last-minute honeymoon offers from Scott Dunn

Begin your adventure at the exclusive tented lodge, Shompole, lying at the edge of the Great Rift Valley. With just eight tented rooms, all with thatched roofs and offering breathtaking views, Shompole offers an array of safari experiences from early morning and evening walks, river trips, night game drives, sunset visits to Lake Natron to see flamingos, and nights spent out in romantic fly camps.

Flying on to the Maasai Mara you will stay at Naibor, a stylish luxury tented camp situated near the confluence of the famed Talek and Mara Rivers. Finally, finish off your honeymoon with six nights at Fundu Lagoon, a stylish barefoot lodge on the remote and unspoilt island of Pemba, part of the Zanzibar archipelago. Nearby Misali Island, an idyllic sand atoll, offers some of some of Africa’s best diving and snorkelling.  Honeymooners will receive a bottle of bubbles and his and hers massage.

From £6,120 per person – saving £1,045 per person – including three nights at Shompole on a fully inclusive basis, three nights at Naibor on a full board basis, one night at The Swahili House on a bed and breakfast basis and six nights at Fundu Lagoon on a fully inclusive basis, return flights and transfers. Price includes complimentary nights at Shompole and Naibor and 20 per cent discount for the bride at Fundu Lagoon. Book by 31 May.

Call Scott Dunn’s Africa specialists on 020 8682 5070 and visit

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