Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

Leeu Estates Opens in the Breathtaking Franschhoek Valley

Leeu Estates Opens in the Breathtaking Franschhoek Valley

Leeu Estates, the exclusive five-star boutique property with 17 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, has now opened its doors and is ready to welcome guests.

Elewana Collection Launches New Loisaba Tented Camp in Kenya

Elewana Collection Launches New Loisaba Tented Camp in Kenya

Luxury safari camp and lodge operator Elewana has opened a new luxury tented camp on the site of the former Loisaba Lodge.

Off-the-grid Family Getaways from Audley Travel

Off-the-grid Family Getaways from Audley Travel

With the end of the school year approaching, many parents are looking into summer travel options. The team at Audley Travel specializes in crafting bespoke itineraries that are anything but cookie-cutter, including many options that are perfect for parents seeking an adventurous and educational travel experience for the whole family.

Cox & Kings Takes Families Off the Beaten Path

Cox & Kings Takes Families Off the Beaten Path

What better way to answer that perennial, back-to-school question, “what did you do on your summer vacation,” than with a Cox & Kings journey.

The Studio Opens at Ellerman House

The Studio Opens at Ellerman House

As a private & exclusive luxury hotel in Bantry Bay, Ellerman House is one of Cape Town's finest accommodations for the discerning traveler.

Sanctuary Chief's Camp Opens in Botswana

Sanctuary Chief's Camp Opens in Botswana

Sanctuary Retreats announces the opening of the new Sanctuary Chief's Camp in Botswana on 1 June 2016.

Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles Gears Up for Fall Opening

Six Senses Zil Pasyon in the Seychelles Gears Up for Fall Opening

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas is delighted to announce their latest opening, Six Senses Zil Payson, opening fall 2016 on the 652-acre Félicité Island, one of the most dramatically beautiful and unspoiled islands of the 115-island nation of the Seychelles.

Gondwana Opens Exclusive-Use Luxury Safari Villa

Gondwana Opens Exclusive-Use Luxury Safari Villa

Gondwana Game Reserve has added a new luxury lodge to its portfolio, Ulubisi House, named after the Black Harrier that hunts in the grasslands surrounding the private lodge.

New CroisiEurope Ship Coming to Africa in 2017

New CroisiEurope Ship Coming to Africa in 2017

European river cruise line CroisiEurope announced plans to add a new ship and river cruise itinerary next year in a new destination for the company: Africa.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Botswana

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Botswana

Botswana is a peaceful, beautiful country with an incredible array of wildlife, birds and incredibly diverse landscapes; from one of the world's largest inland deltas, to incredible rivers, swamps, grassy plains, deserts, and salt pans.

48 Hours in Marrakech at Dar Darma

48 Hours in Marrakech at Dar Darma

To escape from the routine this time of the year and find solace in the warmth of the sun only takes 3 hours of flight and a small bag of light clothing. Spring has now arrived in Marrakech and Dar Darma, the exclusive riad in the medina, is ready to offer a relaxing stay, apt for those who love shopping, excellent dining and a vibrant night life.

KLM Flash Fares to Nairobi

KLM Flash Fares to Nairobi

From today, March 8, 2016 through March 14, 2016, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is offering Economy class flash fares to Nairobi from New York, Boston, Washington DC, Houston, Los Angeles and Seattle.

The Wilderness Charm that is Lewa Safari Camp

The Wilderness Charm that is Lewa Safari Camp

I descended from the ‘green capital of the sun' as Nairobi is fondly called to the lush greens of the Lewa wildlife conservancy, Kenya's largest private wildlife conservancy, and the canvass of this place was enough to transport me to a different world.

Belmond Announces Exclusive Safari with Acclaimed Author Alexander McCall Smith

Belmond Announces Exclusive Safari with Acclaimed Author Alexander McCall Smith

Fans of The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency can immerse themselves in the private world of Botswana's unofficial first lady with her creator, Alexander McCall Smith, as the acclaimed author leads an exclusive safari with Belmond from November 10-16, 2016.

Spring into Southern Africa with African Travel, Inc.

Spring into Southern Africa with African Travel, Inc.

It's almost springtime in the US, which means it's the perfect time to start planning a safari to southern Africa's subtropical coastal playground.