Quarantine Free Africa

If there was ever a time to visit the Gorillas in Rwanda or experience the wild landscape of Namibia, now is it. Namibia and Rwanda both fall into the UK’s travel corridor which means there is no quarantine on your return to the UK. Hoorah! To combine both countries is tricky from a logistics perspective […]

Got the horn? World Rhino Day Awareness

World Rhino Day on 22 September every year seeks your support for these tremendous creatures. Rhino conservation has massively helped this endangered species but poaching is still a massive threat. We track 2 types of Rhino on our safaris, the white rhino and the black rhino. Both of which are actually a grey colour. The […]

Coronavirus COVID-19: Update

We are sure many of you who are due to travel to Africa are concerned about your travel plans and keen to know your options.  Currently, we are contacting those who are due to travel imminently but we hope to address everyone travelling in the next 60 days as a matter of priority.  We also […]

Perfect Proposal Spots

With Valentine’s day looming, where to propose might be an important consideration. There is no doubt being in Africa not only invigorates the senses but it also gives the heart strings a good pull. If you are looking to propose, or feel you might be vulnerable, there are plenty of magical spots ideal for a […]

Best Restaurants in Zanzibar

Zanzibar has upped its game on the eating out front and there are some fantastic destination restaurants to stimulate your tastebuds whilst on the island. Fresh seafood, inventive salads and tasty pulses now top menus on the suitably named spice island previously known for its fish, rice and beans. Add quirky locations from rooftops to […]

10 Best Safari/National Parks to visit in Africa

Quick synopsis of Safari&Beach’s recommended national parks and reserves to stay across the African continent: SERENGETI, TANZANIA – wide open plains, witness to annual wildebeest migration (shared with Masai Mara in Kenya), biggest skies, high population of all animals including predators, away from the crowds, mainly small tented camps eg. Naona Moru Tented Camp, Kaz […]

7 Reasons a Safari and Beach Holiday Makes the Perfect Honeymoon

You’ve said ‘I do’ to your best friend, you’ve got a freezer full of fruit cake and you’re now coming down from one of the happiest days of your life. But don’t worry, you’ve still got one of the best bits about getting married to look forward to – the honeymoon! With thrilling bush drives […]

Tips from a Safari First-Timer

This post was written by one of our clients, who recently returned from her first safari. She wanted to share some of her insights. My mum and I had been planning to visit Kenya for a couple of years, and had been trying and trying to find the right trip for us. We found Safari&Beach […]

Christmas on safari? Here’s my wishlist

Christmas and New Year on Safari is such a special treat. You can leave the grey skies and dark days, the usual battle of who wants what and which family members you will keep happy this year. Avoid the Christmas traffic and chaos and fly away to an African safari paradise. Christmas on safari, which […]

Want to go on safari? No idea where to start?

Going on safari is without doubt one of the best holidays you will ever have.   However, for those who have always wanted to go but have never managed to get out to Africa, how do you get the right safari off the ground? Please do contact us as soon as possible and we can walk […]

Live from North Island In The Seychelles

We are privileged to be staying at this wonderful island in the Seychelles archipelago and thought it only fair to share a few notes: North Island is a 20 minute helicopter ride away from the main island, Mahé. The Seychelles are located northeast of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean. North Island is barefoot luxury to […]

What makes a luxury safari a luxury safari?

Going on safari is a special holiday – for many the holiday of a life time.  However, for those seeking a genuine safari experience, the luxuries you might associate with a city or resort hotel might be somewhat different. There is no doubt we all have different views on luxury.  Here is what we believe […]

Looking for a perfect Family Safari?

As the summer comes to and end, and what a summer we have had in the UK, with an amazing ‘Indian summer’ to end the season, here at Safari and Beach we wanted to take some time to reflect on the busiest season for travelling. As the children settle back to school and the season […]

Family Safari – Beckham Style

Taking a family safari holiday has to be on everyone’s family holiday bucket list.  And so the Beckhams would agree.  Having just travelled to the Serengeti in Tanzania for a sneaky half term safari holiday this has to be one of their most memorable holidays. A family holiday in half term is totally doable, with […]

Safari and Beach: The Holiday of a Lifestage

A safari and beach holiday: wild adventures and creature comforts through to stunning beaches and barefoot chill-out. There is no other holiday mix like it.    There is no reason why a safari holiday has to be a once in a life time experience. Sure, it can be expensive, but it certainly takes you out of the […]