When it comes to once in a lifetime holidays, Africa is an ideal destination with things to do and places to see that will thrill couples, families and adventurers of all ages. We’ve travelled the length and breadth of this magnificent continent to handpick the best lodges, discover places of exceptional scenic beauty and test all the ways guests can explore and encounter Africa’s wildlife, reserves and culture.
You can trust our tried-and-tested best Africa safaris because they are based on firsthand travel in all the destinations we recommend. We don’t sell one-size-fits all travel, so you can count on our expertise to tailor every safari holiday to your individual likes and wishes.
A safari holiday can be utterly decadent and one of the most romantic vacations on earth. From bucket list adventures for couples to Africa’s most luxurious bedrooms, a safari honeymoon or wedding anniversary in East Africa combines the perfect balance of thrilling action and pampered relaxation. You’ll find plenty of inspiration in our best romantic Africa vacations and our top bush and beach holidays.
If you’re planning a holiday for a small group of friends or family, you’ll love the privacy and independence of Africa’s fully serviced safari villas complete with dedicated staff, guides and private vehicles. Destinations like Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe are especially good for small groups while malaria-free reserves in South Africa are ideal for kids of all ages.
We’ve compiled a lust list of Africa’s ultimate vacations, our best of the best, featuring ultra-luxury accommodation and natural wonders, and 5-star experiences in the most stunning settings.