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Perfect for romantics and honeymooners, this itinerary delivers 10 blissful days of relaxation and indulgence in both Cape Town and the stunning tropical paradise that is Bazaruto Island.

Begin the experience in one of Africa's favourite destinations - Cape Town - where you can explore this dynamic city from top to bottom and treat yourself to the top-class spa facilities on offer at the historic Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel.

Then jet off to the idyllic Bazaruto Island in Mozambique's dazzling Bazaruto Archipelago where you can enjoy a classic tropical island holiday and soothing spa retreat.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Stay in the heart of Cape Town
  • Enjoy colonial-style luxury at the Belmond Mount Nelson
  • Enjoy treatments at the Librisa Spa
  • Scuba dive in a premier diving destination
  • Stroll along white-sand beaches
  • Rejuvenate at Indigo Bay's Sanctuary Spa

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Touch down in Cape Town

On arrival in South Africa's Mother City, you'll be met and transferred to the famous Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel - the 'grand old lady' of hotels in Cape Town - to check in and settle down into your plush surroundings. Plan the next couple of days ahead or get straight into it and head for the nearby museums or close-by Long Street.

Finish off with a leisurely stroll through the hotel gardens or enjoy a dip in the pool before sundowner drinks and dinner.

Days 2-4

Relax and revitalise in the Mother City

Apart from being central to nearly all of the city's main attractions, the Mount Nelson is also home to the Librisa Spa where you can enjoy unique treatments performed by professional therapists. Try a Revitalising Seaweed Wrap or Deep Tissue Massage, among others, to replenish body and mind, and when you're ready to venture out, choose from any number of Cape Town activities.

Take a trip via the cable car or a hiking route to the top of Table Mountain, visit the excellent beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton, or do some shopping at the V&A Waterfont. Further afield, explore the Cape Winelands and the Cape Peninsula on full or half-day tours.

Day 5

Fly to Johannesburg

Today you will be transferred from the Mount Nelson hotel to Cape Town Airport, where you will catch a flight to O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg. You will be met by a representative who will transfer you to the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel. 

Depending on your time of arrival; settle in and relax beside the swimming pool or on the terrace. Enjoy a rejuventating spa treatment  or head into Sandton to do some shopping. Chat to the helpful staff who can assist you with a restaurant recommendation or enjoy exceptional fine dining cuisine at the hotel's Terrace Restaurant.

Days 6-9

Enjoy pure relaxation on Bazaruto Island

Transfer after breakfast to the airport and board a flight to Vilanculos via Johannesburg. From Vilanculos you'll transfer by charter flight to Bazaruto Island and spend the next week at the Indigo Bay Resort and Spa. Spend your first afternoon here relaxing on the tropical beaches or taking a walk through the resort's gardens.

This tropical location is the perfect backdrop for a relaxing spa experience. Recently renovated, this resort offers a full spa facility as well as two swimming pools.

A wide range of activites are also on offer for you to enjoy - choose from big-game fishing, dune boarding, horse riding, water skiing and complimentary non-motorised water sports like kayaking, wind surfing and Hobiecat sailing.

And of course whether you're a novice or an expert diver, there's excellent diving and snorkelling here in the tropical waters of the Indian Ocean.

Day 10

Make your way home

Feeling relaxed and revitalised, enjoy one last Indian Ocean breakfast before boarding your flight to Vilanculos and connecting with your flight to Johannesburg. Your spa adventure ends once you arrive in the 'City of Gold'.

Inclusions

  • 4 nights at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis
  • 5 nights at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa on a fully inclusive basis
  • Return road transfer from Cape Town Airport to Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
  • Flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg
  • Return air transfers from Vilanculos to Anantara Bazaruto
  • 1 night at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Return road transfer from Johannesburg Airport to Fairlawns Boutique Hotel
  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Vilanculos

Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 01 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016 $5115
  • 01 Nov 2016 - 19 Dec 2016 $5300

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

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