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September 23rd 2019  |   Kenya, Seychelles  |  by   Becky Thomson

When you are deep in the wilderness of the Masai Mara, sipping a morning coffee and watching a pride of lion saunter past, it is difficult to imagine a world beyond this landscape, not least the pristine beaches of the Seychelles. But with direct flights between Nairobi and Mahé, it’s ... Read more

March 12th 2018  |   Botswana, Travel, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Maldives  |  by   Charlotte Opperman
North Island, Seychelles

African islands come in all shapes and forms, from palm studded jewels in the Indian Ocean to enclaves in the middle of the Okavango Delta.  They can all have the tag ‘exclusive’ attributed to them in one way or another - here are some of our hand-picked favourites. Wildlife paradise ... Read more

February 20th 2018  |   Botswana, Travel, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe, Mauritius  |  by   Charlotte Opperman
Lemuria Seychelles

A few days on the beach complement a safari perfectly.  It’s a great way to prepare for, or relax after, the early morning safari starts.  The enormous variety in accommodation style along Africa’s glorious Indian Ocean coastline – from barefoot chic hideaways to resort-style hotels – means there is something ... Read more

October 17th 2017  |   Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar and islands, Mauritius, Maldives  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

There’s an African beach out there to suit every taste and budget. We’ve rounded up some of the best here, but as it’s impossible to give detailed information in a few words, please give us a call for more ideas on Africa’s best beach retreats. Families A few seaside days ... Read more

September 27th 2017  |   Travel, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, Maldives  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Island resorts scattered throughout the Indian Ocean provide everything from uber five-star luxury to barefoot chic.  Whether you want to combine a beach holiday with time on safari, or are simply looking for a ‘fly and flop’ destination – there’s an island out there for you.  Here are some of ... Read more

September 25th 2017  |   Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Look on a map and it’s clear that Kenya and Tanzania should be the top safari and beach holiday destinations. They're renowned for their wildlife - it’s even said that Kenya was where the safari holiday was invented – and both have Indian Ocean coastlines. But not everyone wants the ... Read more

September 15th 2016  |   Wildlife Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Mozambique, Unique Experiences, Seychelles, South Africa  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Most turtles undertake an annual migration, moving between feeding and nesting areas, as well as staying within warmer waters as seasons change. In recent years technology such as satellite tracking has allowed scientists to monitor the turtle migration which can be thousands of miles across oceans. Some of the Indian Ocean beach ... Read more

March 17th 2016  |   Seychelles  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Why Visit North Island? North Island is the Seychelles’ ultimate private island. Luminous white beaches and azure seas surround a tropical interior of coconut palms and takamaka trees. Where? North Island is one of the ‘inner islands’ in the Seychelles archipelago, and a 20 minute helicopter ride from Mahe. Value ... Read more

March 9th 2016  |   Seychelles  |  by   Francis Naumann

Just south of the equator, the Seychelles is a cluster of extraordinarily beautiful Indian Ocean islands. The nation is made up of more than 100 tropical islands, many of them too small to be inhabited. I wanted a destination for a very special family holiday, and for part of it ... Read more

February 22nd 2016  |   Botswana, Kenya, Seychelles, South Africa  |  by   Richard Smith

Africa is the perfect place to eat outdoors and savour the smells and tastes of great safari cooking; from fresh pastries or a cooked full English breakfast, to mouth-watering lunches and sumptuous safari suppers under the stars. Bush breakfast on safari You’ll often have an early start on safari, heading ... Read more