Travel experts Mr & Mrs Smith plan your two-week itinerary in the rainbow nation

From semillon-sipping in the Winelands to whale-watching off Hermanus to all that gourmet food in Cape Town and wildlife in the Kruger National Park, South Africa makes the ideal honeymoon destination. Tamara Heber-Percy of the boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith spent her first postnuptial days vacationing in the country. Here, she tells you how to get the most out of the rainbow nation with a day-by-day itinerary.

Day one 

Fly into Cape Town, then take a taxi to the Indonesian-influenced Les Cascades de Bantry Bay (ask for a room at the top so you get the best sea views). Relax after your flight with a massage and a nap by the pool.