Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

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.

Far-Flung Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

Far-Flung Destinations to Add to Your Bucket List

With 2016 well underway, now is the time for travelers to dust off their passports and begin planning the year's getaways. For an experience unattainable elsewhere, visit these off the beaten path destinations, that help guests discover new parts of the world, and maybe themselves.

Celebrate 30 Years of Out of Africa With Angama Mara and Segera Retreat

Celebrate 30 Years of Out of Africa With Angama Mara and Segera Retreat

In the spirit of the 1986 Academy Award-winning film Out of Africa, travelers can now explore the iconic Great Rift Valley, Mount Kenya and famed Maasai Mara with a seven-day high-end safari experience at Angama Mara and Segera Retreat.

A Cape Town Haven for Whisky Lovers

A Cape Town Haven for Whisky Lovers

In a country known for its wine, whisky appreciation and tastings are all the rage at the moment and visitors looking for a unique experience can attend in-depth tutored whisky tastings at Bascule Bar at the Cape Grace Hotel.

Leeu Estates to Open in South Africa's Winelands this June

Leeu Estates to Open in South Africa's Winelands this June

Reservations for Leeu Collection's luxurious Leeu Estates in Franschhoek are open. The flagship property will on 15 June 2016, offering the ultimate luxury wineland experience.

Abercrombie & Kent Launches the Ultimate African Safari by Private Jet in 2017

Abercrombie & Kent Launches the Ultimate African Safari by Private Jet in 2017

Africa encompasses a great many wonders, both natural and manmade, from the rock-carved churches of Lalibela and the wildlife-rich plains of the Serengeti, to awe-inspiring Victoria Falls and the endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest.

Thanda Island to Open April 2016 Off Mainland Tanzania

Thanda Island to Open April 2016 Off Mainland Tanzania

A dream destination for private island vacations welcomes with five-bedroom villa, glass-rim flow swimming pool, pristine white sand beach, and absolute exclusivity.