Luxury Safari & Beach Holidays

Always dreamt of an African safari adventure, but also keen to incorporate some relaxation into your holiday? Then a luxury safari and beach holiday might just be the perfect getaway for you. Ideal for honeymooners, they combine the perfect balance of exploration, wildlife wonders and blissful downtime on powder-soft beaches, allowing you and your other half the opportunity to make once in a lifetime memories.

Safari and Beach

Safari beach holidays are fantastic for families too; kids will be mesmerised by the animals they’ll get to see on a game drive, but will be equally enamoured with the beautiful beaches on offer - perfect for playing on.

Offering a plethora of diverse landscapes, you can craft an African holiday that takes you from untouched corners of the wilderness to rainforests teeming with wildlife, then on to picture-perfect beaches with turquoise waters. Africa really has it all, and at Scott Dunn, we’ve got the travel expertise to bring to life your dream safari and beach holiday.

The Best Destinations for African Beach and Safari Holidays

There are plenty of options when it comes to choosing a destination to experience the best of Africa’s wildlife and white-sand beaches. From the rugged Kenyan coast to a Tanzanian and Madagascan adventure merging nature-rich rainforests with glistening azure waters, our experts will create the perfect holiday bespoke to you.

The best thing about a combined safari beach holiday is that you’ll get to experience the remote wilderness of a safari setting at a stylish campsite or lodge, as well as the stunning surrounds of a luxury beachside villa. Our travel experts will take the time to get to know you to help craft the perfect accommodation package to suit your style.

Greystoke Mahale

Greystoke Mahale

Mahale Mountains, Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania

Greystoke Mahale enjoys a breathtaking position on a golden beach along the shores of Lake Tanganyika, sheltered by the lush forest of the Mahale Mountains. This isolated setting is home to the world's largest known population of chimpanzees.

Adventure Couples Off the beaten track Wildlife
Rubondo Island Lodge

Rubondo Island Lodge

Lake Victoria, Western Tanzania, Tanzania

Rubondo Island Lodge is possibly one of the most unique lodges in Africa. Situated in the south-western corner of Lake Victoria it is an adventure seekers paradise in a one-of-a-kind destination, offering a mix of wildlife and lake-based activities.

Adventure Couples Eco/ethical tourism Fishing
Tsara Komba

Tsara Komba

Nosy Be Archipelago & The North Coast, Northern Madagascar, Madagascar

Tsara Komba Lodge is an authentic, natural paradise comprising six spacious chalets built in keeping with the local surroundings. Each lodge has a deck overlooking a beautiful beach with the mainland in the distance.

Adventure Beach Off the beaten track Eco/ethical tourism
Princesse Bora Lodge

Princesse Bora Lodge

Ile St Marie, Eastern Madagascar, Madagascar

Princesse Bora Lodge is easily Ile Ste Marie's most luxurious resort. Located on the southwest side of the island, close to the airport, it offers beach side accommodation in 20 comfort villas, five luxury villas and five executive beach villas.

Adventure Beach Off the beaten track Sailing & surfing
Thonga Beach Lodge

Thonga Beach Lodge

Maputaland Coast, South Africa

Set on the pristine shores of the Maputaland coast, known as the Elephant Coast, Thonga Beach Lodge is the ideal place to discover one of the last unspoilt and undeveloped wilderness beaches left on the African continent.

Adventure Beach Couples Culture
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12 nights
Ultimate Tanzania

Ultimate Tanzania

Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti & Zanzibar

A luxurious and iconic trip taking in some of Tanzania's true highlights and staying at some of the best properties in East Africa. Explore the Rift Valley's wildlife-rich national parks, Masai culture and dramatic scenery, before flying to a pristine beach on the east coast of Zanzibar.

Diving Snorkelling Wildlife

GBP £18,000 pp

12 nights
Kenya Uncovered

Kenya Uncovered

Nairobi & Maasai Mara

Delve into the wilderness of a private conservancy in the famous Maasai Mara, getting up close to spectacular wildlife and chasing those almighty African sunsets while staying in a stylish safari camp. Top this off with an indulgent stay on Kenya’s radiant coastline and take to the ocean on a kayak or simply spend your days basking on Watamu Beach....

Beach Couples Diving Fishing

GBP £6,600 pp

10 nights
Epic Madagascar

Epic Madagascar

Antananarivo, Andasibe & Tsarabanjina

Journey to the magical island of Madagascar for an exceptional wildlife experience in the eastern rainforests, topped off with an exquisite beach retreat in the north of the island. We’ve hand selected stylish hotels and lodges in the most desirable locations, with some enviable experiences to enjoy along the way.

Beach Couples Snorkelling Wildlife

GBP £7,400 pp

12 nights
Epic Southern Tanzania

Epic Southern Tanzania

Selous, Ruaha & Fanjove Island

Get ready to dive into the wilderness of southern Tanzania on an off-grid safari and beach getaway. We’ve handpicked the most stylish camps and lodges so you can immerse yourself in this barely touched land in luxury, with some extraordinary experiences along the way. Explore the Selous by river and wander through the baobab dotted landscapes of...

Adventure Couples Wildlife Beach

GBP £9,300 pp

12 nights
Extraordinary Botswana

Extraordinary Botswana

Khwai, Okavango Delta & Benguerra Island, Mozambique

Journey into the depths of the Okavango Delta in Botswana to explore two different regions that promise diverse wildlife encounters and immersive activities. You’ll then escape to Mozambique for an off-grid beach retreat, in the dazzling Bazaruto archipelago. We’ve handpicked some of the most stylish properties so you can enjoy these wild places...

Adventure Beach Couples Wildlife

GBP £11,100 pp

12 nights
Extraordinary Zambia

Extraordinary Zambia

Lower Zambezi, South Luangwa & Lake Malawi

Let us take you on an adventure through Zambia, a country that offers some of Africa’s most diverse and dramatic wildlife encounters. From a remote safari experience in the Lower Zambezi to action-packed game viewing in the South Luangwa, we’ll then fly you over to Lake Malawi for a chic beach escape. We’ve hand selected some of the most stylish...

Adventure Couples Wildlife Beach

GBP £8,800 pp

9 nights
Kenya with Kids

Kenya with Kids

Masai Mara & Diani Beach

This is the perfect Kenya family tour. Start with a safari in the Maasai Mara at a private safari house to enjoy superb game viewing, before discovering the southern coast. Here, you can relax on an idyllic beach or enjoy watersports and other activities. Your private guides will enrich the trip with exceptional care to meet your family's needs.

Wildlife Adventure Beach Villa

GBP £7,500 pp

11 nights
South Africa with Kids

South Africa with Kids

Madikwe and Mauritius

The perfect combination of wildlife adventure in Madikwe and relaxing during a week of beach and sunshine on the tropical island of Mauritius. This South Africa tour is ideal for families with younger children looking for fun and games to entertain everyone all day long.

Beach Wildlife

GBP £4,900 pp

12 nights
Family Fun in Kenya

Family Fun in Kenya

Lewa Conservancy, Masai Mara and Diani Beach

Combining incredible safari experiences, plenty of sporting activities, flights in a vintage biplane and time enjoying watersports by the beach, our Kenya family tours promise a one-of-a-kind trip the kids will remember forever. Young children and teenagers will be transfixed by what Kenya has to offer, from cultural encounters to epic wildlife.

Wildlife Adventure Beach Diving

GBP £9,200 pp

14 nights
Family Fun in Malawi

Family Fun in Malawi

Liwonde, Nyika & Lake Malawi

Stray off the usual tourist tracks and head to Malawi for a relaxed adventure in this green and productive land with towering highlands, rolling farmlands, and the vast Lake Malawi with its clear, rich waters, teeming with fish, stretching over 300 miles.

Couples Adventure Beach Wildlife

GBP £9,800 pp

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African safari holiday guides and inspiration

Ready to start planning your African safari-meets-beach holiday? You’ll find all the inspiration you need with our expert-written guides below, from destination planning to activities and more...

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