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January 21st 2019  |   Kenya, Malawi, Mount Kilimanjaro Climb, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Uganda, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Africa’s mountains and hills provide wonderful terrain for climbing, with options ranging from tackling some of the world’s great peaks to gentler climbs amid high hill scenery.  Among the best options are those found in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi and South Africa. Many of these mountains and hills have ... Read more

August 13th 2018  |   Malawi, Mozambique, Travel  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

There are any number of lovely beach spots up and down the coast and scattered islands off Africa’s Indian Ocean shores. Mauritius, Seychelles and the Maldives offer sophisticated luxury. The island properties off Mozambique, Kenya and Tanzania do great laid-back relaxation while the adventurous will enjoy Madagascar’s remote white sandy ... Read more

July 5th 2018  |   Malawi, Travel, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

“A beach, on a lake?” This was my wife’s reaction when I said that after our safari in Zambia, we’d be going to Lake Malawi for the beach section of our family holiday to Africa. We certainly were and a safari in Zambia followed by beach holiday on Lake Malawi ... Read more

June 14th 2018  |   Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

We’ve always got an ear tuned to what’s happening in Africa – filtering out the good from the less good.  Sifting through new camp openings is one of the great perks of the job and visiting a new gem is always a buzz.   Among the recent safari additions here are ... Read more

March 23rd 2018  |   Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman
Singita Serengeti private house

Staying in a safari house, or even taking over a small safari camp entirely, is a lovely way to enjoy your own private slice of Africa.  With the undivided attention of your hosts and guides you can tailor safari activities to the wishes of your party.  If you are travelling ... Read more

March 12th 2018  |   Botswana, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Seychelles, Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  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, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe  |  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, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar and islands  |  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

October 3rd 2017  |   Madagascar, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Unique Experiences  |  by   Richard Smith

You love a beach, but your travelling companions need a bit more activity than relaxing in the sun by the pool or sea. It’s a scenario we encounter fairly regularly here and are happy to report that there are plenty of options to keep everyone happy. Rocktail Beach Camp A ... Read more

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