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May 7th 2020  |   Family Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Christmas Safaris and Holidays  |  by   Alice Gully

We are lucky to plan many special holidays to Africa and the Indian Ocean.  Each one is organised with the same meticulous care, but some - multi-generational holidays with all the family, a celebratory birthday trip with friends, or Christmas in the African bush - for example, take a little ... Read more

March 6th 2020  |   Christmas Safaris and Holidays  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

The beaches running along the Southern and East African coastline rival any of the best beach hotspots around the rest of the world. Whether you want to go for a fly and flop holidayor are keen to add some R&R to your safari there are options a-plenty. We’ve picked out ... Read more

January 23rd 2020  |   Family Safaris, Kenya, Christmas Safaris and Holidays  |  by   Anna Vivian

Anna looks after the concierge side of things at Aardvark Safaris, working with properties to ensure clients are well looked after and generally making sure our holidays just offer that little bit extra.  She and her husband used to run a lodge in Kenya and have just returned from a ... Read more

June 12th 2019  |   Botswana, Travel, Christmas Safaris and Holidays, South Africa  |  by   Becky Thomson

Imagine the December sun rising quickly and high into a clear sky, warming the air around you to a temperature where you're comfortable in just shorts and a polo shirt. This happens in Cape Town and all along South Africa’s southern coast, where it’s summer from November through to February ... Read more

June 11th 2019  |   Travel, Christmas Safaris and Holidays  |  by   Richard Smith

As temperatures in the northern hemisphere drop to zero and the pressures of wrapping presents and stuffing the turkey rise, jetting off somewhere warm and relaxing can be just the ticket. If this sounds like you, may we point you in the direction of East Africa for your next festive ... Read more

November 9th 2015  |   Travel, Christmas Safaris and Holidays  |  by   Charlotte Opperman
Festive flair at Singita

The joy of a private house for Christmas safaris One of the best ways to enjoy Africa’s wilderness and beaches with a small group of friends or family is to rent a private house.  These houses are always on an exclusive basis and have staff to cater to your every ... Read more

June 21st 2014  |   Kenya, Christmas Safaris and Holidays  |  by   Sarah Durie

Kenya Beach Resorts Jo and Sarah sent this dispatch from the Kenyan coast while we were shivering in early December. It’s worth remembering that although inland areas of Kenya tend to get some rain in November, this is actually one of the best times to travel to the Kenyan Coast ... Read more