estled in the 12 000 hectare Bazaruto Archipelago Marine National Park, Azura Benguerra offers exclusivity and privacy to those looking for a seaside oasis in an unspoiled, luxurious environment. The lodge has 15 contemporary beach villas, including the secluded Villa Amizade and opulent Presidential Villa. All of the accommodation features traditional Mozambican design with a chic, modern twist and was built using sustainable practices, local labour and renewable materials from the surrounding area. From the start environmental experts made sure that the development would tread lightly, while offering a superbly luxurious experience. Read More

A tiny speck of eco-boutique paradise awaits in the malaria free southern reaches of the Quirimbas Archipelago - the exclusive private island of Azura at Quillea Private, playground of humpback whales and luxury-loving guests. Much loved by honeymooners, lovers of marine life and big game fishing enthusiasts, state-of-the-art boats and diving equipment ensures thrilling marine experiences in this pristine corner of the Quirimbas Archipelago in the northern reaches of Mozambique. Read More

An idyllic tropical island getaway, &Beyond Benguerra Island offers beach living at its best, with silver sands, warm Indian Ocean waters protected by an unspoilt coral reef and plenty of peace and privacy. Just a short flight by helicopter from Vilanculos Airport on the Mozambique mainland, the island is ideal for carefree relaxation after an African safari. The intimate luxury lodge re-opens in April 2015 after extensive refurbishments in keeping with its barefoot luxury vibe. Read More

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Nestled between mountain and sea, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a five-star eco-paradise showcasing the incredible Flora and Marine life of the Southern Tip of Africa. Home of the “Marine Big 5″ – whales, sharks, dolphins, seals and penguins; and with unparalleled floral diversity, Grootbos offers you a one-of-a-kind luxury African experience. Read More

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Nkwichi is set on a beautiful beach on the Mocambican side of Lake Malawi and it's seclusion is such that there are no roads within 10 miles of the lodge – ensuring the kind of romantic remoteness that discerning travellers expect. It was built and designed to seamlessly blend in with the surrounding scenery – as well as the Manda Game Reserve, which surrounds the lodge – adding to the sheer African appeal of this bespoke destination. Nkwichi is the perfect hideaway on just about every level, and this property is enveloped by sandy beaches and rocky outcrops. Read More

From its perfect position on top of the whale watching cliffs of Walker Bay, the world famous, luxurious Birkenhead House offers a superior seaside experience. Presenting guests with stunning views over two pristine, sandy beaches, it’s the ideal place to watch the waves and see the surfers come in. Between June and November guests can relax on wicker loungers, alongside the plunge pool, and keep an eye out for the whales frolicking in the bay and swimming right in front of the hotel. Read More

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For a truly authentic taste of island life, dreamy Zanzibar is the place to be, and the resort to stay at is The Palms. This luxurious destination offers a healthy dose of sunshine, sea and sand to revive the body and mind. With only six private villas, each with its own living room, bathrooms, dressing room, spare room and outdoor deck with private pool and expansive ocean views. Read More

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If you're looking for an exclusive luxury lodge set on a beautiful coastline with all the remote splendour an African getaway can offer, Thonga Beach Lodge is the place for you. The location couldn't be better, in Mabibi right on the pristine shore of the Maputaland coast in lush KwaZulu Natal. You may never want to leave... Read More

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A secluded beach camp on a stunning coastline, with pristine beaches on all sides and eco-friendly luxury accommodation makes Rocktail Beach Camp a rare gem: exclusive yet environmentally friendly. Shaded by the Maputaland Coastal Forest and with the Maputaland Marine Reserve just off the shore, a stay at Rocktail Beach Camp is one surrounded by natural beauty and the ultimate in comfort. Read More

Bwejuu beach, voted once as one of the top 30 island beaches in the world, is home to Breezers Beach Club & Spa, on the south east coast of the spice island of Zanzibar.It is an idyllic hideaway for romantics and families alike. Read More