Africa & Indian Ocean Travel Articles

Cape Town's Ellerman House Reveals New Look

Cape Town's Ellerman House Reveals New Look

With an extensive renovation now complete, the iconic Ellerman House is consolidating its presence of sophistication and style as one of South Africa's finest hotels.

Sanctuary Retreats Adds New Safari Lodge in South Africa

Sanctuary Retreats Adds New Safari Lodge in South Africa

Sanctuary Retreats has this week announced that Makanyane Safari Lodge has been added to its portfolio of luxury camps and lodges.

Fregate Island Private Completes Total Restoration Project

Fregate Island Private Completes Total Restoration Project

Under the management of the Oetker Collection, Fregate Island Private, one of the world's most exclusive private island resorts, has completed a total restoration project including the renovation of all public areas, marina, Banyan Hill Estate and the resort's 16 private pool villas.

Chiawa Camp & Old Mondoro Become Africa's First Carbon Neutral Safari Camps

Chiawa Camp & Old Mondoro Become Africa's First Carbon Neutral Safari Camps

Those dreaming of a safari their whole lives can have their dreams fulfilled and their consciences salved at the same time – Zambia's family-owned, very “Out of Africa” Chiawa Camp and its sister camp Old Mondoro are not only among the finest safari operators in Africa, but also the first to become carbon neutral, a claim based on extensive research.

Samara Private Game Reserve: An Ultimate Luxury Travel Destination

Samara Private Game Reserve: An Ultimate Luxury Travel Destination

Samara goes beyond being just an enthralling safari holiday … While at Samara you can choose to stay in one of three distinct lodges– Manor House, Mountain Retreat or Karoo Lodge.

Rental Escapes Introduces New Luxury Villa Packages in the Caribbean and Africa

Rental Escapes Introduces New Luxury Villa Packages in the Caribbean and Africa

Rental Escapes, a leading provider of luxury vacation villas, has introduced new luxury packages for discerning travelers.

Angama Mara, Kenya's Most Anticipated Safari Lodge, Officially Opens

Angama Mara, Kenya's Most Anticipated Safari Lodge, Officially Opens

Angama Mara, the newest luxury safari lodge in Kenya's famed Maasai Mara, officially opened for guests on June 14, 2015.

Planes, Trains and Safarimobiles: A Unique Journey Combining Safari and Luxury Rail Experience

Planes, Trains and Safarimobiles: A Unique Journey Combining Safari and Luxury Rail Experience

Lion World Travel is offering a 5-star luxury experience with an 11-day 'Planes, Trains and Safarimobiles' itinerary starting from $4,899 per person sharing + $100 for domestic flights from 26* major US cities.

Top 5 Pools with a View on African Safari

Top 5 Pools with a View on African Safari

The best game viewing on a luxury safari takes place in the early morning and evening when the wildlife is most active.

Treat Your Father to the Adventure of a Lifetime with African Travel, Inc.

Treat Your Father to the Adventure of a Lifetime with African Travel, Inc.

Instead of the stereotypical gifts, why not treat the most important man in your life to an adventure in the world's most prestigious playground?

10 Sanctuary Retreats Properties Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

10 Sanctuary Retreats Properties Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Sanctuary Retreats have announced that 10 of its luxurious African safari lodges and camps have been awarded with the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2015.

Bliss Out at the Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius

Bliss Out at the Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius

The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius has launched a unique six-day Bliss Out wellness week package for stressed guests who need to tune out of their frenetic everyday lives and get themselves back on track.

Plunge into Bliss with Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts

Plunge into Bliss with Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts

With summer around the corner, we start to dream of lazy days spent by a beautiful swimming pool. Synonymous with providing idyllic, sun-filled holidays, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts also offers some of the world's most stunning swimming pools.

Witness Africa's 'Big and Little Five' with African Travel

Witness Africa's 'Big and Little Five' with African Travel

Africa is celebrated for its coveted “Big Five,” and the ability to witness elephant, lion, rhinoceros, buffalo and leopard is a major reason many travelers choose to embark on an enthralling safari.

5 Top African Adventures with Bragging Rights

5 Top African Adventures with Bragging Rights

Travelers are no longer looking for your run of the mill luxury safari, although those are great, people really want to come back from Africa having done something extraordinary.