Envisage your upcoming holiday in one of the gorgeous African islands, and discover the hidden treasures these beauties possess.
Their pristine environs are unparalleled - not to mention the privacy and calm that the islands provide to their dwellers. This year, escape from the rest of the bustling world and head to one of these African islands for an authentic experience.
Azura Quilalea, Mozambique
As part of the pristine Quirimbas Archipelago in Northern Mozambique, Azura Quilalea is a representation of Africa’s delicate yet sophisticated nature. The sanctuary offers marine activities like snorkeling the island’s shores, kayaking the mangroves, as well as diving. Azura’s giant baobabs provide the perfect shady spot for a hammock nap!
Lamu Island, Kenya
Want to taste the tranquility of Kenya’s coast on an island? Then grace Lamu with your presence, and explore East Africa’s oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlement. Lamu Old Town is an amalgamation of rich culture and history with nature, with its Swahili architecture, bounteous marine life, and river estuaries.
Turquoise briny, sandy beaches, and rustic luxury is the ultimate description of Tanzania’s spice island of Zanzibar. Enjoy a slice of the Indian Ocean which holds some of East Africa’s last historical Swahili impressions in the charming old Stone Town. The splendid sunshine-bathed beaches give you another reason for heading to Zanzibar in 2017.
If experiencing cultural diversity at one of the African islands is what you seek, then Mauritius is the isle to visit. French influences thread their way through the modern island, creating a melting pot of culture. Visit the tropical paradise of Mauritius and learn more of its European history and the attraction it has now become.
Ile Sainte-Marie, Madagascar
Madagascar comprises of all travel elements that make a phenomenal holiday. The lush island is encircled by stunning beaches speckled with traditional thatched villages. The ecosystem on this island offers incredible assortment of endemic flora and fauna, giving you a breath-taking island vacation to remember.
The Seychelles archipelago
Seychelles - a dream island destination for anyone with a taste for luxury. Hopping from one of the 115 islands in the archipelago to another, experiencing the daintiness of the plentiful beaches, is the absolute adventure you need in 2017. If the exoticness of the sultry nature reserves, mountain rainforests, and coral reefs are anything to go by; then a vacay to the Seychelles archipelago is something special.