Beach Holidays

In terms of the best beach experiences, focus your research on Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya, Mozambique and Zanzibar. If an inland lake can be classified as a beach, don't forget to swing by Lake Malawi too. All of these destinations cater for family getaways, and are wonderful as honeymoon escapes too. 

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2 Contact us or fill out an enquiry form and one of our travel experts will help you tailor make your perfect safari
3 Enjoy an authentic African experience, with peace of mind

FAQs about Beach Holidays

Pemba is perfectly safe as long as you stay in Pemba and not venture out into the mainland Mocimboa da Praia and Palma.

Pemba is located inside Mozambique and It's becoming more popular as a tourist destination, especially among upper-middle-class Mozambicans and South Africans. 

There are plenty of different options for accommodation on the West coast such as hotels, self-catering accommodation and B&Bs. You can book accommodation directly or if you are looking to book with multiple places, use an online travel agency specialising in South Africa Holidays,

  • Try out wine, craft beer, olives, and Rooibos tea tastings

  • Weskus cuisine and braaivleis 

  • Zipline into Citrusdal, 

  • Cederberg bouldering

  • Jump into natural (warm) pools

  • Step onto lagoon and river cruises

  • Trek through nature reserves and a National Park, Go on game drives

  • Try archery

  • Angling

  • Go horseback riding

  • Learn about San culture and Riel-dancing

The West Coast Region, which runs the length of South Africa's southwest coast, skirts the Atlantic Ocean from Bloubergstrand in the Cape Metropolitan Area in the south to Namaqualand in the north, all inside the Western Cape. 


It is a secluded stretch of land known for its stunning fields of flowers in the spring, west coast hospitality, wild and barren shoreline, freezing cold sea, peace and serenity, and west coast hospitality.

50 min (54,5 km) via N2
51 min (61,8 km) via N3 and N2
1 hr 3 min (58,2 km) via R102

37 min (40,4 km) via N2
46 min (42,0 km) via M4
50 min (44,0 km) via R102

Ballito is a holiday town in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province. Ballito is located approximately 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of Durban. It is located within the KwaDukuza Local Municipality and the iLembe District Municipality.

Madagascar's local currency is the Malagasy Ariary (MGA). The Euro is the most widely accepted foreign currency, but US dollars and British pounds are also easily exchanged. You can exchange money at banks or withdraw cash from ATMs in your area.

Madagascar, an island country located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of southern Africa, is the world's fifth-largest island, with a landmass of 587,000 km2 and a population of 25.6 million people.

In general, travelling in Africa during the dry season is preferable because it is cooler and there are fewer bugs. This means visiting Madagascar between May and October. Plan your trip between June and September to see the humpback whale migration. If you want to dive with whale sharks, try to go between November and March. The breeding season for lemurs lasts from October to December, when babies are born to take advantage of the new spring greenery.

  • Take a trip up table mountain

  • Visit Robben Island

  • Hike Lions Head

  • Shop at the V&A waterfront

  • Have a Beach day at Clifton

  • Go wine tasting in Kirstenbosch, Durbanville, Stellenboch and Franschhoek 

Pemba can be reached by boat or charter plane from the Quirimbas Archipelago.

South Africa, Kenya, and Tanzania have direct flights to Pemba Airport in northern Mozambique. The islands of the Quirimbas Archipelago are literally across the water, as the seagull flies, by boat or charter plane.

The Quirimbas Islands are located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of northeastern Mozambique, close to Pemba, the capital of the Cabo Delgado province.

Vilankulo has a mix of accommodation options which consists of lodges, hotels and backpackers.

Vilankulo (or Vilanculos) is a coastal town in Mozambique, lying in the Vilanculos District of Inhambane Province.

  • Scuba Diving

  • Horse Riding

  • Sunset Dhow Safaris

  • Kite surfing 

  • Canoeing

There are no direct flights from the United States, but you can easily connect via London or Middle Eastern hubs such as Qatar or the United Arab Emirates. International flights arrive at Mahe airport, a lovely, tiny airport from which you can catch a local flight on Air Seychelles to your preferred island.

Most visits to Seychelles are trouble-free. However, there have been instances of break-ins, robberies, burglaries and opportunist thefts against residents, expatriates and tourists.


Beach Holidays

Each of our popular itineraries can be tailor-made to suit your budget as well as your specific interests.
Each of our popular itineraries can be tailor-made to suit your budget.

9 Day Tour

North Madagascar Diego Suarez and Nosy Be Beach Tour


per person per tour

10 Day Tour

South African Bush and Beach Journey

South Africa

per person per tour

9 Day Tour

South African Bush to Mozambican Beach Holiday

Mozambique, South Africa

per person per tour

What Destinations have Beach Holidays





South Africa