Absolute relaxation, beach bliss and casual luxury make Kinondo Kwetu Hotel the perfect place to unwind after an exhilarating African safari. This beautiful family-owned resort south of Kenya’s Diani Beach provides a home from home atmosphere where guests can relax to the sound of the waves, chill at the clifftop yoga space, go horse-riding on the beach or snorkelling along the coral reef at a laid-back pace. Read More

You'll find this laidback luxury lodge in the small coastal town of Vilanculos, in the Inhambane province of Mozambique. Situated on the fringes of the Bazaruto Archipelago and the Bazaruto National Park, Vilanculos Beach Lodge is perfectly placed for adventures in and around this pristine marine reserve area. Read More

A lively beach resort in the peaceful Nyali area north of Mombasa, Kenya, Voyager Beach Resort is designed both for families and couples with plenty of entertainment and activities for all ages. With beautifully maintained tropical gardens, palm trees, three swimming pools, a soft white sand beach and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Read More

This small, luxury resort in the Quirimbas Archipelago in Northern Mozambique offers a dream holiday for families and is the perfect private beach escape for couples too. Adventurers will love the many activities on offer, including daytrips and excursions while those who've come to relax will find the tranquillity they seek at every turn. Read More

The ultimate way to unwind from the stresses of a fast-paced city life is to escape to a tropical island where the most pressing decision of your day is whether to bask in the sun on the beach all day, or simply sip cocktails by the pool. If this is what you’re looking for in a holiday, then Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel in Zanzibar is the place to be. Read More

One of the jewels in the Quirimbas Archipelago in Northern Mozambique, the remote island hideaway of andBeyond Vamizi Island ticks all the boxes for a style-driven, laidback, mind-body-soul escape from reality. Savour life on the beach with unspoilt turquoise ocean views, an extensive offering of spa spoils and plenty of activities - from deep sea game fishing and diving to snorkelling and canoeing in the beautiful blue waters. 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

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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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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

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