NEWS & ARTICLES TAGGED

AFRICA

A Peek At Ultra-Luxe Segera Retreat in Kenya

Nov 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Laikipia, Africa, sitting east of the Great Rift Valley and west of Mount Kenya, is known for its conservation efforts and luxurious safari tourism. It has also long been a hotspot for wealthy travelers and is considered one of Kenya’s best safari regions. Hidden among the area’s woodlands, grasslands and riverbeds is Segera Retreat, a luxury lodge covering 50,000 acres of African wilderness.

... Read More

Segera Retreat in Kenya Takes Safari Lodging to a Whole New Level

Oct 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Laikipia, Africa, sitting east of the Great Rift Valley and west of Mount Kenya, is known for its conservation efforts and luxurious safari tourism. It has also long been a hotspot for wealthy travelers and is considered one of Kenya’s best safari regions. Hidden among the area’s woodlands, grasslands and riverbeds is Segera Retreat, a luxury lodge covering 50,000 acres of African wilderness.

... Read More

Fairmont Kenya and Raffles Praslin Seychelles Partner on African Getaway

Aug 14, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Fairmont Hotels and Raffles have come together to create a wilderness infused getaway that will take guests from luxury glamping and tropical gardens in Kenya to a private villa escape in Seychelles.

... Read More

Asilia Africa's Luxury Safari Camp Relocates for the Great Migration in Tanzania

Jul 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Asilia Africa's latest glamping destination offers up an enriching safari that moves with the great migration through Tanzania in an outdoor experience that's embracing luxury living on the open Serengeti. Opened July 1, the Kimondo Migration Camp relocates to offer adventurous travelers the best access to wildlife herds year round. 

... Read More

Your First South African Safari: Where to Stay, What to Pack & What to Expect

Jun 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Dorothy Cascerceri  |  2 Comments

With more and more couples, families and singles traveling to South Africa to experience the adventure and magic of a true safari, many wonder where to stay, what to pack and what to expect. For most people, the closest they have ever come to a three-ton elephant has been at their local zoo.

... Read More

Azura on Benguerra Island: The African Beach Retreat Giving Back to its Community

Jun 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Dorothy Cascerceri

Benguerra Island isn’t the easiest beach destination to reach in Africa, but once you arrive on the unspoiled island with a population of 2,000, it’s easy to realize that the trip was well worth it. Located off the coast of Vilanculos, Mozambique, Benguerra Island (pronounced Ben-gwer-a) is only accessible via helicopter or private plane, which is its own mini-adventure offering picturesque views of the Indian Ocean and small villages below during the short 15-minute flight.

... Read More

Virgin Limited Edition Makes Giving Back Easy With Pack for a Purpose Program

May 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Kasbah Tamadot, Sir Richard Branson’s Moroccan retreat, is no doubt a refuge for the ultra-wealthy, as rates for low season range between USD $585 a night to a little over USD $3,000 per night for the three-bedroom Master Suite. Morocco on the other hand, is a country stricken with hardship as four million people currently live below the poverty line. 

... Read More

Mauritius Growing as an Investment Hub Due to Tax-Friendly Government

Mar 19, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

The island nation of Mauritius is now being considered a "Safe and Reliable Investment Hub," due to its good governance and social, political, ethical and economic stability. It’s current status has also landed it the top spot in the World Bank's Doing Business Report 2013 for Sub-Saharan Africa.

... Read More

6 Countries, 1 Continent and a DC-3 Plane: Is Travcoa's African Vacation the Ultimate Safari?

Mar 12, 2014  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Seems to be that everyone is heading to Africa this year, with so many trips promising to be “The Trip of a Lifetime,” it can be hard to navigate through the ones that may actually be THE best. Most getaways will get you to “The Birthplace of Humanity,” but when looking at a vacation itinerary, be sure to see what other perks the company is offering on the trip and weigh it against others.

... Read More

Rovos Rail African Train Journeys Might Just Be the Ultimate Way to Safari

Dec 31, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Go ahead, kick up your heels, lean back with cocktail in hand and watch the African countryside pass by inside your luxury rail car. Luxury train company Rovos Rail takes guests back to a simpler time, a time when railways ruled the travel industry and romantic locomotives regularly transported guests from location to location.

... Read More

Manta Resort Boasts Africa's First Underwater Hotel Room

Nov 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

“Sleeping with the fishes” is taking on a new meaning at Manta Resort, and thankfully, a more enjoyable one at that. The African property located on Pemba Island, a Tanzanian destination, is giving travelers a new way to get up close and personal with the Indian Ocean’s marine life.

... Read More

South Africa's Singita Castleton Opens as Luxurious New Safari Lodge

Oct 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Singita, the South African safari company known for its collection of eco-friendly luxury lodges, has added an alluring new property to its portfolio. Singita Castleton, located in the heart of the 45,000-acre Sabi Sand Game Reserve, was formerly the private home of company founder Luke Bailes’ grandfather. The chic retreat, which consists of a main house and six individual cottages, may only be booked on an exclusive-use basis.

... Read More

Africa's Wealthiest Billionaire Resides in Nigeria & Tops the Wealth-X's 2013 List

Oct 22, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Nigeria, Africa may not conjure up images of gold and sparkling palaces like Abu Dhabi or Singapore, but if you’re Aliko Mohammed Dangote — the wealthiest man in Africa with a personal fortune of USD $17 billion — that is exactly the place you’ll call home. A self-made business tycoon, he tops the Wealth-X list of Africa’s wealthiest individuals joining nine of the top 10 individuals whose combined fortune comes out to around USD $73.2 billion.

... Read More

Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa Adds One More Reason to Visit East Africa

Oct 10, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Joining the array of privately owned and resort-affiliated luxury villas in East Africa’s Zanzibar, Tanzania, the Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa will be ready to welcome in guests in February 2014. Opening 11 residences with private swimming pools, the new resort will be offering travelers a chance to experience the semi-autonomous city through the lens of its tropical oasis villas.

... Read More

Extraordinary Journeys Packs a Month's Worth of Ethiopia Into 8 Days

Oct 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

One of the most frustrating things about being on vacation is trying to fit everything into that one short stay. It seems you never have the time to see and do everything you’d like to and you may never have the chance to return. Extraordinary Journeys (EJ)—specializing in bespoke African tours—knows it’s not that often people get to travel around this captivating continent. So, to help get the most out of your time there, they’ve has taken their offerings to new heights…literally.... Read More

Next Page

Best of Luxury

Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
Best Luxury Sedans
Best Hotel Pools
Best Swimwear
Best Luxury Hotels
View All Best of Luxury
THINGS WE LIKE