Luxury Safari & Beach Vacations
Always dreamt of an African safari adventure, but also keen to incorporate some relaxation into your vacation? Then a luxury safari and beach vacation 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 beach vacations are fantastic for families too; kids will be mesmerized 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 vacation 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 vacation.
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 vacation bespoke to you.
The home and iconic heartland of 'safari', encounter the 'big 5' in the Maasai Mara, flamingo covered lakes in Great Rift Valley and much more.
Madagascar, The Indian Ocean
One of the world’s last undiscovered corners, Madagascar, with unique flora and fauna and hugely diverse terrain, is like nowhere else on earth.
With quantities of game and some of the most beautiful national parks on the continent, a Tanzania vacation is a safari dream come true.
The best thing about a combined safari beach vacation 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
Limitless Kenya and Seychelles
Maasai Mara, Kenya & Mahe, Seychelles
Delve into this jaw-dropping adventure through Kenya’s unique landscape with indulgent experiences. Thanks to incredible game viewing at Angama Mara and accommodation at the stunning family home of Arijiju, you'll have the perfect set-up for a "big five" adventure. Your luxury stay finishes on the opulent Desroches Island in the Seychelles.