‘Privacy, exclusivity, personal attention and barefoot African chic’
The essence of privacy on the azure seas of Kenya’s Indian Ocean Coast, Alfajiri Villas is a collection of three entirely self contained villas. It’s a prefect location for honeymoons, romantic breaks, for families and for anyone wanting a serene escape post safari or on a signature beach break.
Each villas includes your own butler, award winning food, oversize private pools, beach views and complete exclusivity. Dining is completely personalised, with all meals and drinks included in the stay, served in your private villa or al fresco as the mood takes you. As well as an unmatchable location on the south coast, just a short hop from Ukundu airstrip, where untouched beaches fan out from the villas. Dining is completely personalised, mostly on a Mediterranean theme, with all meals and drinks included in the stay, served in your private villa or al fresco as the mood takes you.
For getting out and active a driver on demand can take you to go snorkelling, diving, deep sea fishing, kit surfing or even sky diving. There golf nearby, or visit a neaby village and carefully selected community project. Or many guests just relax in their villa for the duration of their stay.
The Cliff Villa offers an unforgettable panorama above a coral cliff. Bright and open, it’s the epitome of barefoot luxury, with a large veranda and pool stretching towards the beach. There are four spacious bedrooms accommodating from 2 to 9 guests. It’s all exposed beams and whitewashed walls encapsulating a certain seafaring and adventurers tradition, an Indian Ocean bolthole, the centrepiece being the wonderful turret suite.
The Garden Villa features four suites and up to eight guests, naturally all with en-suite facilities which are richly appointed. Each suite, which are all the same size, are individually decorated. It’s an ideal villa for a group of friends or extended family. As the name suggests, the Garden Villa is set around a lush landscaped veranda which leads down to the wide expanse of Diani beach. With large wooden beams, a makuti roof and okra floor, the architecture invites the natural colours of the coast, and the attention to detail in the décor is a distinctive feature.
The Beach Villa is located just a few steps from the talcum sands of Diani Beach. The private swimming pool sits in front of the veranda, merging into the ocean and horizon. Constructed from hard woods and open to the environment, guests feel those cooling sea breezes and smell those tropical fragrances. There four rooms, with three double and a twin idea for up to four adults and four teenagers or children and plenty of space. Alternatively the villa is a wonderful private space for a couple.
'Luxury boutique among the palm trees'
Nestled between the Shimba Hills National Reserve and the Indian Ocean, Almanara is one of the most beautiful boutiques Kenya has to offer. From relaxing on the white sand beaches to partaking in wind and kite surfing, there is always something to do. Villas are perfect for families or couples, and dining takes place at the architecturally stunning Sails restaurant, which blends local ingredients, into a international cuisine.
'African simplicity while never compromising on luxury'
Bukela Game Lodge is a romantic and secluded safari destination tucked away into indigenous trees and bushes at the top of a hidden valley. The tranquil Lodge, suites and luxury tents are the perfect setting for intimate guest experiences.
‘African Bush luxury’
A virtually perfect African retreat set against a back-drop of Aloe’s and indigenous fauna and flora. Amakhala Game Reserve Bush Lodges provides luxurious tented suites for a small number of guests. Each suite is equipped with a private viewing deck overlooking a watering hole, an outdoor shower and a plunge pool. The lodge itself offers a wide variety of varied cuisine plus a lounge and bar area where guests can get together and share stories of the African bush. The lodge provides game drives twice daily plus other activities such as canoe safaris and wine and cheese boat cruises. Guests will find a warm welcome from knowledgeable staff keen to ensure that their African adventure is a thrilling and treasured memory.
‘Breath-taking Architecture; Truly Palatial with Atlas Mountains Backdrop’
A tranquil retreat located just 15-minutes’ drive from Marrakech; Amanjena reflects the region’s Moorish heritage in every graceful arch, stone courtyard and rose petal-strewn fountain. Every aspect of this graceful property is striking with high domed ceilings carrying through into all of its 32 air-conditioned pavilions and houses. Beds rest beneath Venetian domes and bathtubs are stepped and columned. Your stay here will take you on a journey of Moroccan luxury, impeccable service will ensure your experience is flawless in just about every way - dining, afternoon tea, late drinks, floodlit tennis, wellbeing, excursions, swimming and cycling. The two-storey library epitomises the restful spaces as do the winding pathways and gardens.
‘Secluded Natural Beauty'
Escape to Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa, set on the largest island of the Bazaruto Archipelago off the coast of Mozambique. Enjoy the resort’s water sports or explore crystal clear waters with snorkelling and diving. Head out on an offshore boat trip and look out for dolphins, whales and the elusive dugong or simply relax in the serene infinity pool and admire the ocean from there. Rejuvenate with a tailor made experience at the spa and then stroll along the beach towards your villa. After taking a short nap in the garden hammock, head out to one of three dining venues and savour delicious cuisine accompanied by spectacular sea views.
‘Intimate Getaway; Unspoilt Paradise’
Stretching only one kilometre long and three hundred metres wide, the idyllic oasis of Anantara Medjumbe Island offers an undisturbed retreat. Pristine powdery beaches encircle the resort and preserved coral reefs await discovery, with year-round warm, crystal clear waters providing perfect scuba diving conditions. Awe-inspiring whale watching can be experienced between the months of July and October, whilst the swimming pool and water sports also provide further leisure options. Fresh, locally caught seafood can be savoured at Jahazi restaurant and spectacular sea views can be admired at the open-air, breezy Bahari Lounge Bar. Only 12 thatched villas are featured across the resort and each boasts a private plunge pool as well as direct beach access.
‘Luxury Lodge with Exceptional Views’
On the edge of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, poised 300 metres above the Masai Mara plains, Angama Mara showcases some truly magnificent views. The property is made up of two separate camps, with fifteen tents in each, as well as guest areas such as a fitness centre, libraries, a safari shop and an infinity pool. As part of your package you will enjoy daily game drives and guided walks into the bush, while hot air ballooning can also be arranged.
‘Pristine Beaches and Marine Life Discovery’
Set in a protected marine conservation area, Benguerra Island is a luxury lodge situated on an island of the same name. The second largest island of the Bazaruto Archipelago, Benguerra was declared a National Park in 1971 and provides some of the best marine life discovery in Mozambique. Pristine coral reefs lie just offshore and reveal a variety of colourful tropical fish, whilst the waters surrounding the archipelago are home to Africa’s last remaining population of the rare dugong. If not snorkelling or scuba diving the waters you can head further out for excellent game fishing. Beautiful surrounding beaches beckon you to relax and can also be experienced on horseback. Other activities include tailored expeditions and scenic helicopter tours. The lodge hosts welcoming guest areas amidst lush tropical gardens and ocean views, whilst the accommodations are set under local thatch with private timber decks and plunge pools. You can depart on secluded castaway picnics and savour succulent seafood dinners at the lodge, followed by sundowner cocktails at the beachfront dhow bar.