A legendary week on a Kenya safari, staying in the Maasai Mara and the Chyulu Hills, overlooking Mount Kilimanjaro, and then onto one of the pristine white sand beaches of Indian Ocean islands for your second week. Your safari experience is the contrasting Mara Plains Camp and ol Donyo Lodge in Kenya’s Mara Conservancies and under the gaze of Mount Kilimanjaro. For your beach and island extension chose between the Spice Islands of Zanzibar or Mauritius.
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Lodge and restaurant in a private game reserve. In the private Olare Motorogi Conservancy on the northern border of the Maasai Mara, you will find Mara Plains’ canvas tents tucked away in the lush vegetation of the banks of the Ntiakitiak River. The camp is one of the region’s smallest, offering the opportunity to truly get close to nature and local wildlife in the heart of a private conservancy that boasts very few vehicles but an abundance of big cats. Enjoy the luxury of tailor- made, flexible safaris that are organised daily so that you can make the most of the unique experiences that nature has to offer. At the end of the day, return to your traditional safari- style tents. Raised on decks and adorned with marquis ceilings, they blend into the beautiful countryside and offer sweeping views of the savanna. ... Learn moreless
Standing on the banks of the River Ntiakitiak as the wildlife files past at sunset, you get a sense of how the animals are all one big family, each with their own role. Cheetahs, lionesses and leopards prowl silently, crouching nearby in the vegetation before pouncing on the closest, weakest prey. In...Read More less
Beyond the majestic landscapes and photo safaris, the chance to share some moments in the daily life of the Maasai people ends up being a truly moving experience. Discovering the scattered villages, culture and unique traditions of the Maasai gives a better grasp of what life is like here. Your unexpected...Read More less
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Lodge and restaurant in a private game reserve. Wake up to snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro and the distant roars of lions. ol Donyo Lodge is a pioneer amongst safari lodges, and a forerunner of sustainable tourism: by working with the local Maasai people, it has been able to blend conservation and livelihood benefits. On the slopes of the Chyulu Hills, this lodge blends contemporary and traditional design. To stay here is a chance to explore Africa in an uncommon way – by horseback or four-wheel drive, on foot or in a hide twenty paces from some of the largest elephants in the world. ol Donyo Lodge enjoys a stunning location, with the savannah at its feet stretching as far as the eye can see. This is the Africa of the mind's eye. ... Learn moreless
A sign of ethical tourism in this part of Kenya, a horseback safari has so much to offer with many unique memories to be made. Riding on the savannah means you can get up close to the wildlife. You'll really feel a part of the landscape among zebra, antelope, wildebeest and giraffe. A gallop through...Read More less
An "Out of Africa" journey … In the small hours, open your tent to be greeted by Mount Kilimanjaro. Sleeping under the stars in a tent (for 2), to the spellbinding soundtrack of the savannah, and in the shadow of Africa's highest mountain … does it get any better than this? Safe in the "open" lodge enclosure...Read More less
Situated along the Nairobi River, Kenya's capital Nairobi is Africa’s 4th largest and East Africa’s most cosmopolitan city, a vibrant and exciting place. There are some fascinating attractions nearby including Nairobi’s cafe culture, the National Museum, the Karen Blixen Museum and just 20 minutes from the city centre wild lions and buffalo roam in the world’s only urban game reserve. ... Learn moreless
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Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. Zanzibar White Sand has set its anchor down along the eastern coast of the archipelago of Zanzibar. In the heart of a luxurious ecosystem, the establishment has had the finesse to integrate itself in complete discretion. Each villa is nestled in tropical vegetation, refreshed by the Indian Ocean, and has a living area of 500 sq. meters located within a 1500 sq. meters lush garden for complete privacy. The restaurant serves local fish and produce from the vegetable garden, which are subtly enhanced by the famous spices of Zanzibar that may also be found as the foundations for the spa's original treatments. Whether diving or kitesurfing, the warm turquoise waters of the beach are the ideal playground after a safari on continental Africa. ... Learn moreless
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Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. With its intimate atmosphere, Château de Feuilles boasts panoramic views of the sea and islands that are quite simply breathtaking. Just below the hotel, with its pool and deliciously exotic restaurant, the fine sandy beach of Anse Marie-Louise promises unforgettable dips in the Indian Ocean. And for that extra special occasion, have the island of Grande-Soeur all to yourself for a weekend. Can you imagine anything more romantic than that? ... Learn moreless
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Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. A delightful colonial mansion, nestling in a coconut grove right at the water’s edge, is home to a tastefully appointed, charmingly refined little hotel. The soft, neutral shades of Flamant Home Interiors furniture in its individually designed guest rooms stand in brilliant contrast to the blue of the sea and green of the coconut palms, instilling deep feelings of peace and seclusion. The restaurant, also at the water’s edge, serves delicious creole and international dishes. However 20° Sud has two more treasures in store: the M/S Lady Lisbeth, the oldest motorboat on the island which, when evening falls, takes a party of guests to dine under the stars on the calm waters of the bay. ... Learn moreless
This part of Mauritius offers all the fun of the seaside: from lazing on the sandy beach to thrill-seeking on the water. Kitesurfing, windsurfing and sailing - Grand Baie enjoys an inshore wind, sweeping across from the lagoon to the mouth of the bay. Diving fans can grab a tank or go snorkelling at...Read More less
Built in 1929 and restored in 2007, the Lady Lisbeth is to date the oldest motor boat on Mauritius. Bought by the owners of 20° Sud Hotel, it now sails the Grand Baie for an intimate fine dining experience. For a few hours, (2-8) passengers embark for a sophisticated dinner on the ocean's tranquil...Read More less
Some places in the world can be identified by their sounds alone, they are intrinsically linked to an instrument. The taarab was born in Zanzibar from Arabic, Indian and African influences. Although guitars and keyboards now often replace the violin and Arabic oud, the words are still focused on love...Read More less
Narrow and winding alleyways, doorways worked with copper nails and suspended balconies, Stone Town offers travellers a unique atmosphere. With its Arabized architecture, part of the old town is classed a Unesco world heritage site. By chance, we find memorial sites for former slaves, we come across...Read More less
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Total price communicated as an indication, based on a stay of the number of nights recommended on this webpage, taking place in the next 3 months, and based on double occupancy (excluding recommended activities, excluding properties not bookable online).
To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: Suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.