Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Africa, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel, Cape Town

23/10/2020 by .

Brian Berkman discovers a South African seaside hotel flourishing during lockdown where others failed – here’s why.

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The Gorgeous George, Cape Town, South Africa

19/10/2020 by .

Home* Suites Home Bristol, Johannesburg

09/09/2020 by .

Join Brian Berkman as he explores Home* Suites Home Bristol, Johannesburg’s latest boutique hotel.

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Riad Spice, Marrakech

29/06/2020 by .

Michael Edwards visits Riad Spice in the heart of Marrakech’s historic souk. Another memorable addition to the riads owned by English couple Lucie and Mike Wood.

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Anantara Tozeur Resort, Tunisia

20/04/2020 by .

The Anantara Tozeur Resort was the perfect bolthole, a luxury remote getaway on the edge of the mystical empty Sahara, far removed from the encroaching coronavirus in Europe.

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Brenaissance Guest Estate for post-lockdown

08/04/2020 by .

In 2020 the tourism world as we know it changed. One of the most profound impacts of Covid-19 is the growth in bolt-hole getaways where you and loved ones can keep to yourselves.

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Kasbah Angour Hotel, Marrakech

09/03/2020 by .

Unlike so many hotels in the foothills of the Atlas which are really suburban outposts of Marrakech with mountain views, Kasbah Angour is the real thing.

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Jardin Des Douars Essaouira Hotel

05/03/2020 by .

If there’s anything more enticing than a Moroccan resort hotel untouched by package tourists, it’s one which punches up the vibrancy and colour typical of its native land with an added touch of Senegal.

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ROBINSON Club Cabo Verde, Santa Maria, Sal

04/02/2020 by .

Cape Verde belongs to the group of islands, collectively known as Macaronesia, which also includes the Azores and the more well-known Canaries.

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Palais Amani, Fez, Morocco

30/09/2019 by .

Sat by the lemon, orange and pomegranate trees in the riad of the Palais Amani, it is hard to believe that the tall studded cedar-wood doors, the trickling fountain and towering mosaic-tiled columns were originally funded in the late 17th century by trade with …er…. Manchester.

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