There's an Island for every Style...

FROM BIG FIVE TO BIG BLUE

The African Continent offers some of the most pristine beach destinations and Islands to complement your ultimate safari. From the magnificent white sands of Zanzibar to the luxury islands of the Seychelles, and everything in-between, our team is perfectly equipped to find your perfect island style.

 

Pairing your safari with a beach destination gives you the best of both worlds, the thrill of safari and the relaxation and "chill" of the beach. Whether your interests lie in deep sea diving, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving or sampling the best Island Cocktails while lazing on the beach allow us to tick your ultimate bucket list!

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The Kenyan coast harks back to an old age of explorers and traders along the ancient spice routes. The Lamu Archipelago is one of Kenya's oldest settlements and is also thought to be the cradle of the Swahili civilization. Lamu proudly holds a UNESCO world Heritage Status. Diani Beach is known for its inland rainforests home to colorful birds and the rare Colobus monkeys. Watamu is a small coastal town north of Mombasa and known for the Watamu Marine National Park and reserve which is considered as one of the best snorkeling and diving areas on the Kenyan Coast.

Kenya has always been famed for the great migration, incredible safari lodges in pristine wilderness areas, however for those in the know, Kenya also offers an incredible coastline of over 536km of pristine beaches and crystalline waters. Fringed by palm trees on one side and the warm Indian Ocean on the other - the magnificent shoreline is lined with coral reefs providing a haven for marine life. 

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Its miles of palm-fringed sandy beaches, almost entirely encircled by coral reefs, offer sanctuary for those who want to spend days lounging on the beach. The crystal clear waters are perfect for diving, snorkeling, swimming, kayaking and that’s just the beginning.

What makes Mauritius different is that it has so much to offer beyond the beach. Whether it’s skydiving out of a plane, hiking through the mountains and National Parks or soaking up the culture, this is truly a destination with something for everyone.

The islands’ Dutch, French and British legacy is reflected in colonial mansions and botanical gardens, while hospitable locals of African, Indian and Chinese heritage give the island an authentic feel, with colorful markets and temples, fusion cuisine, and the sashaying séga.

The North of Mauritius is renowned for beautiful sandy beaches such as Grand-Bay, Péreybère and Mont-Choisy. It is the place where you can enjoy long walks, water sports, shopping or savoring the delights of local cuisine, whether in a restaurant or in a food truck. The North also conceals other treasures away from the coast, its historical sites and heritage will be appealing to you.

The eastern region of Mauritius features large stretches of sandy beaches. This part of the island is also the windiest, with a pleasant soft breeze in summer and becomes cooler in winter, beaten by the south-east winds. The beautiful beach of Belle-Mare, the longest of the island, Bras d'Eau forest, golf courses and Ile aux Cerfs, among others, are some of the attractions in this region to discover during your time on the island.

The west and south-west coast of Mauritius will offer you a completely different landscape and experience. It is the 

sunniest and also the driest region of the island. The beaches of Flic en Flac, Tamarin and Le Morne are the most popular for families, surfing and kitesurfers. 

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Located on the South Eastern coast of Africa, Mozambique offers a tropical climate, extensive coastline and the Mozambique Channel, separating mainland Africa from the island of Madagascar. Mozambique offers some of Africa's best natural harbors and exceptional marine life.

The most popular area in Mozambique is the Bazaruto Archipelago, which consists of four main islands, - Bazaruto, Benguera, Margaruque and Santa Carolina. These islands are approximately 35km off the mainland are are accessible by boat, or helicopter from the small town of Vilanculos. 

Further north along the coastline you will find the Quirimbas Archipelago which includes Ibo Island. Consisting of 32 small islands and stretching 100km from Pemba to the Rovuma River on the border with Tanzania. The Quirimbas Archipelago boasts some of the richest corals reefs in the world and is home to an abundant array of marine life.

Ibo Island was a former Portuguese trading post that has now been nominated for World Heritage Status, Only accessible by boat from Pemba, it is well worth the visit as the island is steeped in rich cultural and historical heritage and a world renowned diving site.

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A magnificent archipelago consisting of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean situated just off the East African Coast, the Seychelles are home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves. The Seychelles islands are some of the oldest ocean islands on earth - a microcontinent that was isolated millions of years ago, evolving its own flora and fauna from which man and all land mammals, were absent.

The Seychelles has long been a playground for honeymooners, celebrities and high end tourists, a place you visit to indulge.

Mahé Island is the largest island within the Seychelles archipelago and is known for its white-sand beaches, granite peaks and the rainforested Morne Seychellois. It is also home to Victoria, the Seychelles' Capital.  Home to over 60 pristine beaches, ranging from sweeping white sands to intimate hidden coves there are a number of enchanting spots for you to enjoy.

Praslin is the second largest island in the Seychelles, as you arrive via light aircraft, the first thing you will notice is the jungle-covered mountain ridge rising straight from the ocean. The classical tropical-island triad of sun, sea and sand are the order of the day, however should you look further you will find rare botanicals, incredible birdlife and the gentle pace of island life.

On the edge of the northern edge of the Seychelles archipelago, Denis private island has just one hotel and a farm that provides it with food. The ultimate destination to experience not only luxury but the feeling of being the only people in the world as you stroll along the paths weaving through dense forest thickets, laced with liana vines and alive with birdsong.

The Seychelles offers the ultimate luxury island experience.

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A magnificent archipelago consisting of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean situated just off the East African Coast, the Seychelles are home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves. The Seychelles islands are some of the oldest ocean islands on earth - a microcontinent that was isolated millions of years ago, evolving its own flora and fauna from which man and all land mammals, were absent.

The Seychelles has long been a playground for honeymooners, celebrities and high end tourists, a place you visit to indulge.

Mahé Island is the largest island within the Seychelles archipelago and is known for its white-sand beaches, granite peaks and the rainforested Morne Seychellois. It is also home to Victoria, the Seychelles' Capital.  Home to over 60 pristine beaches, ranging from sweeping white sands to intimate hidden coves there are a number of enchanting spots for you to enjoy.

Praslin is the second largest island in the Seychelles, as you arrive via light aircraft, the first thing you will notice is the jungle-covered mountain ridge rising straight from the ocean. The classical tropical-island triad of sun, sea and sand are the order of the day, however should you look further you will find rare botanicals, incredible birdlife and the gentle pace of island life.

On the edge of the northern edge of the Seychelles archipelago, Denis private island has just one hotel and a farm that provides it with food. The ultimate destination to experience not only luxury but the feeling of being the only people in the world as you stroll along the paths weaving through dense forest thickets, laced with liana vines and alive with birdsong.

The Seychelles offers the ultimate luxury island experience.

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Zanzibar is an island steeped in culture and history. The Zanzibar archipelago is set in the Indian Ocean and made up of the larger islands of Pemba and Mnemba Island. Also known as the 'Spice Island' due to the large variety of spices grown on the island's many plantations. 

Zanzibar Island is home to Stone Town, a world heritage Site, and boasts a labyrinth of winding alleys, bustling marketplaces and beautifully carved wooden doors. Whether you are Freddie Mercury fan or an avid adventurer like Livingstone, or if you just want to relax on a white sand beach with an ice cold cocktail in hand, Zanzibar is a bucket list destination.

Just off the tropical northeastern shores of Zanzibar, you will find Mnemba Island, the circumference of this barefoot beach paradise can we walked in only twenty minutes. Mnemba is quite literally, a heart shaped island nirvana that is geared entirely towards romance and relaxation. The unbelievably turquoise waters, silky soft sand lends itself to blissful relaxation and rejuvenation.

Pemba island is often referred to as the land of cloves and mangos or the 'Green Island' thanks to its fertile soils, producing coconut, bananas and cassava. Surrounded by warm, sub-tropical waters, Pemba is renowned for some of the best diving and snorkeling in the archipelago due to the steep drop offs, undisturbed marine life and magnificent coral reefs. Pemba island offers a more authentic and relaxed island experience than the other islands in the archipelago due largely to a very small tourism footprint.