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20 Reasons To Visit (Or Revisit) South Africa in 2022

With our company heritage rooted in South Africa, a dedicated Cape Town office and a host of native team members, there’s no other destination we know better (or love more) than South Africa. Home to Big 5 safaris, awe-inspiring scenery, vibrant cities, authentic culture, and endless adventure activities, South Africa has it all. As Mahlatini celebrates …

Best Indian Ocean Vacations For All Special Occasions

The Indian Ocean is famous for its huge choice of luxury resorts and tropical island paradises. There are so many, it’s difficult to choose one! Desirable destinations in their own right, the Seychelles and Mauritius make the perfect beach break when paired with a thrilling Africa safari. Whether it’s a honeymoon, anniversary, family adventure, or a …

Why should I choose a Seychelles vacation?

The Seychelles re-opened to international travellers on 1st October 2020. To learn more about who can travel to the Seychelles and the latest covid-19 precautions in place, get in touch with our travel experts. Why vacation in the Seychelles?  Seychelles is renowned the world over for its uber-luxury resorts, brilliant white sand beaches and superb …

The Fox Family’s Post-Lockdown Travel Story | Travel in the Covid-19 Era

As the world opens up after months of lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many of us are wondering what travel will look like in our ‘new normal’. In keeping with our pioneering ethos, Mahlatini were keen to be one of the first to explore once again. Our Cape Town based co-founder Greg Fox, his …

Where to go on a Marine Conservation Holiday

Did you know, over a quarter of the world’s live coral cover has been lost in the last 30 years as a result of climate change? Coral bleaching is when coral loses its vibrant colours and turns white, and this is happening across the world. Not only this, but marine pollution is another major problem. …

Mozambique – Beaches, Scuba Diving & Wildlife

Mozambique‘s raw, wild beauty and white coastline offers the ultimate castaway experience. With seemingly undiscovered beaches, tropical archipelagos strung together by endless turquoise waters, a melting pot of cultures and delicious cuisine and protected marine and wildlife reserves – Mozambique is one of the best remote, tropical paradise destinations on offer! Mozambique Beaches Mozambique is still …

What is Blue Safari, Seychelles?

Conservation & Unique Experiences – the perfect Seychelles combo The outer islands of Alphonse, Astove & Cosmoledo – run by specialist Blue Safari Seychelles – are more than just a collection of pristine beaches in a sparkling ocean. As well as a luxury retreat, they are pure, natural habitats in one of the remotest regions …

South Africa’s Unique Foodie Destinations

South Africa is well-known for its meat-heavy braais and its signature Pinotage wines, but there’s so much more on offer for foodies to enjoy. From world-famous oysters in Knysna to spectacular Cape Malay cuisine in Bo Kaap, there’s something to tickle everyone’s taste buds. Here’s an introduction to some of South Africa’s unique gourmet destinations …

Top Tips to Travel Plastic-Free

More and more we are hearing about the dangers of single-use plastics, but how can we try to bring our plastic-free practices to our travels? Did you know that by 2050 it’s predicted there will be more plastic than fish in the sea? (Ellen MacArthur Foundation, 2016)  Mahlatini is passionate about conservation. Just small steps can …

6 Best African Safari Treehouses and Star Beds

Imagine retiring to a four-poster bed, falling asleep under the endless African sky to the sound of nature’s chorus, that is what awaits you in a safari tree house or star bed. Sleeping in an African safari treehouse or star bed is an incomparable experience. A mix of luxury yet feeling at one with nature, …