This trip begins in Johannesburg, the heart of the South African nation and the Rainbow City, a city with a myriad of diversity and contrasts. Displayed in splendid art galleries, the paintings of local artists give us a different perspective on the "Big Five". These works take form within the Kruger National Park and its reserves. With elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards and buffalo only a few steps away, the safaris will provide you with a lifetime of memories. Further along, across the Mozambique Channel, you will find the large island of Madagascar which gives you a close look at the beauties of Africa. Lemurs and a vast array of endemic plant species dominate the landscape...
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Lodge and restaurant in a game reserve. Located within a Big Five private game reserve in the Greater Kruger Park area, Jabulani, with its six superior suites and the exclusive Zindoga Villa, offers a unique opportunity for gracious living in a five-star luxury lodge. Each spacious and elegant suite is luxuriously furnished and features both a private deck and a plunge pool. Children are welcome at Jabulani from the age of six and at Zindoga Villa at any age. Jabulani is a place to indulge your every sense, a place to explore the African wild and reconnect with nature, experience amazing wildlife and enjoy superb cuisine. Your dedicated Jabulani ranger will ensure that your safari experience is tailor-made to your personal preference, whether laid back and relaxed or filled with game viewing and other activities. Learn about our inspiring journey that began with a herd of elephants being rescued nearly twenty years ago. Our devoted elephant carers share insightful stories of their life journeys with the Jabulani herd, whilst you have opportunity to respectfully observe the elephants during their daily routines – while they enjoy their midday swim, forage in the wild and amble past the dam at sunset to their homestead before nightfall. Truly a soulful, insightful and unforgettable experience. ... Learn moreless
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Hotel and restaurant in town. In the chic, cosmopolitan suburb of Atholl in Johannesburg, this small boutique hotel welcomes families and children of all ages to its two exclusive-use villas. Offering timeless charm and elegance, both the 4-bedroom AtholPlace Villa and 9-bedroom AtholPlace House are designed with a warm blend of neutral and natural shades, wood and wicker, contemporary furniture and pieces of African art and design. Each boasts a private pool under the shade of palm trees. The landscaped gardens surrounding the villa and house simply add to one’s feeling of serenity and offer a secluded, romantic setting where in-house guests can lounge at leisure, enjoying a drink or a meal prepared by their private chef. Guests can also experience some of the best shopping and cultural attractions nearby. ... Learn moreless
The capital of Madagascar, a striking blend of Eastern, Western and African influences evident in its architecture and culture. The city stands proudly on a ridge and is one of contrasts with cobbled streets and historical buildings sharing space with rice paddies and verdant hills. The crowning glory, the Rova of Antananarivo literally crowns the capital standing upon the highest hill. ... Learn moreless
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Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. Home to lemurs, chameleons, tortoises, humming birds, cocoa, vanilla, ylang-ylang, papyrus and carnivorous plants; Madagascar is one of the last remaining unspoilt oases on the planet. There are virgin forests, savannas and tiny islands to explore. The nature is so rich that the famous Parisian landscape architect Camille Muller was inspired to gather the rarest species in the hotel’s landscaped garden. Located in a nature reserve, Anjajavy l'Hôtel consists of a beautiful ensemble of rosewood villas scattered over a long sandy beach on the Mozambique Channel. Explore deserted creeks, little fishing villages and the Tsingy, coral remains sculpted by erosion and overlapping baobab roots. ... Learn moreless
**Offer cannot be combined, valid for an itinerary in at least 2 different Relais & Châteaux establishments before December 31, 2021, reserved with Relais & Châteaux concierges from June 25, 2020, discount applicable on certain rates and certain establishments. List available from our concierges.
Total price communicated as an indication, based on a stay of the number of nights recommended on this webpage, taking place in the next 3 months, and based on double occupancy (excluding recommended activities, excluding properties not bookable online).
To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: Suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.