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Denis Island Seychelles – A unique, tropical island gem

The first time I visited Denis Island, I found it to be a magical place. That was in 2007. I’m delighted to say that following my latest trip just a few months ago, my fourth, it still feels just as special. Yes, a few things have altered, but the essence of the island is still …

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 …

Mahlatini’s Hospitality Heroes #1

Mahlatini has built trusted relationships with the very best in the business, meaning our clients get the VIP treatment as standard. In celebration of Mahlatini’s hospitality heroes, we’re running a series of up close and personal interviews with some of the most respected figures in African tourism. First up, we chatted with Wayne Coetzer, General …

Honeymoons for Active Couples: Botswana

Botswana offers the most authentic and absolute best of Africa without the hordes of tourists. It offers a truly breath-taking and unforgettable experience of Africa that you’ll remember for the rest of your life. When most people think about holidaying in Africa, they instantly think safaris, and while yes, a Big Game safari in Africa …

A Day in the Life of a Honeymooner at 5 Star Maradiva in Mauritius

A day at Maradiva Villas Resort is a rare privilege and one I was lucky enough to experience last year while on honeymoon in Mauritius. A 5* all villa resort on the island and member of the Leading Hotels of the World, this stunning resort is unique in its class and has all the hallmarks …

Our Guide to Island hopping (Seychelles-Maldives) Ithaa Undersea Restaurant + More

Island-hopping is by far the best way to see the often overlooked diversity of the Seychelles islands – its idyllic beaches, marine parks and national parks, as well as the varied and unique nature, including many endemic species. Scattered in the Indian Ocean just south of the equator, over 115 islands form the Seychelles archipelago, …

Greg’s luxury stay at Mateya Safari Lodge

The luxury of a stay at the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa, begins with an intimate 1 hour flight into the reserve from Johannesburg. I was to be staying at Mateya Safari Lodge and was met with a warm welcome upon my arrival by Philip, the lodge manger. He has been part of the Mateya family …

Victoria Falls Top 10 Fun Facts

As one of David Livingstone’s greatest, most famous discoveries and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, we’ve uncovered 10 things you probably didn’t know about Victoria Falls. 1. First discovered by European eyes in 1855 The Falls were first seen by European eyes when David Livingstone discovered them in 1855.To view them …