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
Fregate Island

Fregate Island

Fregate Island, Seychelles

One of the world's most beautiful islands, Fregate is a private island, just four degrees south of the equator and surrounded by seven dream beaches. The ultimate luxury eco-lodge and a Seychelles jewel, guests here enjoy total seclusion.

Adventure Beach Couples Diving

$18,400per person

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

$2,800Per person

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 unspoiled and undeveloped wilderness beaches left on the African continent.

Adventure Beach Couples Culture
6 Hotels
12 nights
Ultimate Kenya and Madagascar

Ultimate Kenya and Madagascar

Maasai Mara & Madagascar

This wildlife focused itinerary combines a traditional and authentic Kenyan safari which allows you the opportunity to spot big game, and at the right time of year, the Great Migration in the Maasai Mara before you go in search of the rarer lemurs which can only be found in the wilds of Madagascar. Mixing authentic accommodations in the best...

Adventure Wildlife Beach

$13,200pp

11 nights
Ultimate Malawi

Ultimate Malawi

Majete & Lake Malawi

Delve into the paramount of Malawi by combining the reviving safari experiences of Majete Game Reserve and Liwonde National Park with the crystal-clear waters and relaxed atmosphere of Lake Malawi. Soak up a variety of unique and individually curated experiences whilst taking some time to explore on your own and find gems that will take you off the...

Beach Wildlife

$7,100pp

14 nights
Ultimate South Africa and Mozambique

Ultimate South Africa and Mozambique

Cape Town, The Winelands, Madikwe & Benguerra Island

World-class dining, stirring safaris and paradise shores, this two-week tour of South Africa and Mozambique is the perfect concoction for travelers who relish exclusive experiences with dose of relaxation. We’ve hand-picked the very best hotels and lodges to make sure every stop on the trip promises peerless style complimented by seamless service.

Adventure Beach Diving Off the beaten track

$18,500pp

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

$26,500pp

9 nights
Ultimate Zimbabwe

Ultimate Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park & Mana Pools

This week long itinerary combines two of Zimbabwe’s major highlights, the raging waters of UNESCO world heritage site Victoria Falls and the wildlife rich Hwange National Park. Explore the Zambezi river by canoe or motorboat, visit the awe-inspiring falls, go in search of wildlife on 4x4 game drives and jump aboard the elephant express on a unique...

Adventure Beach Couples Wildlife

$5,600pp

12 nights
Family Fun in Kenya

Family Fun in Kenya

Lewa Conservancy, Masai Mara and Diani Beach

Combining incredible wildlife experiences, plenty of sporting activities, a mix of safari and time relaxing and enjoying watersports by the beach, this is a great combination for families with children looking for an unforgettable adventure in Kenya.

Wildlife Adventure Beach Diving

$12,100pp

10 nights
Family Fun in Madagascar and Mauritius

Family Fun in Madagascar and Mauritius

Andasibe, Madagascar and Mauritius

Let us take your family on a journey through the Indian Ocean. In Madagascar, you’ll encounter the bizarre and wonderful wildlife that this island is so famed for before immersing yourself in the culture of the capital city. We’ll then fly you to Mauritius where you can enjoy the untouched south of the island, surrounded by tea plantations and...

Beach Diving Fishing Snorkelling

$3,700pp

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

$12,900pp

11 nights
Family Fun in Tanzania

Family Fun in Tanzania

Selous, Stone Town & Zanzibar Beach

Journey to Tanzania for an activity filled exploration of the lesser visited Selous Game Reserve. This hidden gem in the south is ideal for intrepid families, due to its offering of immersive safari activities. After an exhilarating wildlife experience, fly over to the island of Zanzibar and delve into the enthralling culture of Stone Town, before...

Beach Wildlife Adventure Diving

$10,100pp

12 nights
Limitless Kenya and Seychelles

Limitless Kenya and Seychelles

Maasai Mara, Kenya & Mahe, Seychelles

Delve into this immense and jaw dropping adventure through Kenya’s unique landscape with vast horizons and indulgent experiences. Combining incredible game viewing at Angama Mara on the edges of the Maasai Mara and staying at the stunning family home of Arijiju, perfect for a fully flexible Big five adventure or to just unwind whilst pushing the...

Beach Wildlife Adventure Couples
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