Africa

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

Brenaissance Guest Estate for post-lockdown

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

A real castle set high in the hills amongst authentic Berber villages yet only a 45-minute ride from Marrakech airport.

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Jardin Des Douars Essaouira Hotel

With sunshine 320 days a year and Ryanair now operating bargain basement-priced flights from Stansted direct to Essaouira, there isn’t a better time to discover Morocco’s best-kept seaside secret

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ROBINSON Club Cabo Verde, Santa Maria, Sal

Unlike many all-inclusive resorts, the town of Santa Maria, full of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, is only 15 minutes’ walk away

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Discovering Antarctica aboard Ponant’s Le Soléal

In an almost surreal moment, an immense crack echoed across the bay, and I watched transfixed as a huge chunk of ice calved off a glacier in slow motion and plummeted into the sea.

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Reviewed: Tamarina Golf Club, Mauritius

Designed by famed golf architect Rodney Wright this is a course that has so many natural features built-in it seems to have designed itself.

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