Packing for children on safari

What to pack for safari is a question our Travel Experts get asked often. With family safaris being one of our predicted travel trends this year, we thought it would be useful to put together a general guide to packing for children on safari.  The following list is meant to give parents/guardians some ideas of …

Ayurveda & wellness escape at Angsana Balaclava Mauritius

Considering a luxury Mauritius holiday to indulge in spa & wellness therapies, but are looking for somewhere a little different to the larger resorts? Mahlatini is delighted to recommend the all-suite Angsana Balaclava , a secluded, stylish hideaway on the northwest coast. Designed with exclusivity and romance in mind (and part of the Banyan Tree Hotels …

Romance and safari, the perfect pair

Safari and romance go hand-in-hand and it’s the perfect experience to celebrate honeymoons, anniversaries, birthdays or just to reconnect and enjoy quality time together. Harry and Meghan fell in love in Botswana, William and Kate got engaged in Kenya -who knows what memories are in store for you and your loved one in Africa? When …

Luxury Mauritius Golf and Spa well-being escape

If you’re seeking a truly luxurious, relaxing and authentic golf and wellness experience to help unwind from the stresses of your busy everyday schedule, look no further than the award-winning Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa on the spectacular west coast of Mauritius at Wolmar. A true Mahlatini favorite for a luxury Mauritius destination. The resort …

An experts guide to planning safari

The word safari is a Swahili word meaning ‘journey’ and for us safari is much more than just a holiday; it’s often a life changing experience. Mahlatini’s Travel Experts have put together some of the key things they consider when planning the optimum safari experiences for clients. Seasonality: When is dry season and why is it …

Kruger and Mozambique –
Claire’s perfect travel companions

Combining a thrilling Big 5 safari in the bush with a relaxing stay by the azure waters of the Indian Ocean offers the ideal twin-centre trip. My recent trip twinning Tanda Tula Safari Lodge in the Timbavati (part of the Greater Kruger National Park), and Benguerra Island, Mozambique is certainly a bush and beach combination …

Banyan Tree Seychelles
Luxury resort in harmony with its natural surroundings

As you wind along the twisting driveway leading to Banyan Tree Seychelles on the main island of Mahe, you immediately feel you have arrived at a special place.  With picturesque gardens and wetlands to your left, giant granite Seychelles boulders and tropical forests on your right, this is somewhere at one with its natural surroundings. …

Wildlife & Safari Travel Show 2018

We’re offering FREE tickets to join Mahlatini at the Wildlife & Safari Travel Show. This unmissable event for any wildlife enthusiast is being held at the Harrogate Convention Centre – 29 & 30 September 2018. Wildlife and safari travel is bigger, better and more popular than ever before, and for all those wanting to get …

Donna explores Tanzania’s Southern Circuit

  It’s been a personal ambition of mine to see Southern Tanzania for years, and this was heightened on a recent visit to this amazing country, touring the Northern Circuit. I thought I knew Tanzania well, but in reality, seeing the busier Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti parks of the well-established Northern Circuit does nothing to …

Mahlatini helping save the rhino

Mahlatini has been proud sponsors of leading rhino conservation charity Save the Rhino International for over five years. In that time, we have worked hand in hand with the organisation to raise over £12,500. Money raised through our complimentary Survive membership scheme, donation of auction prizes and purchasing merchandise has helped us work towards our …