South Africa and Mozambique Holiday

Overview

Start at Villa Zest Boutique Hotel, the hotel is located in the Green Point area and is in close proximity to the Cape Town International Convention Center. The beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton are only a few minutes’ drive away.

Less than an hour’s drive out of Cape Town to Franschhoek in the winelands a short visit to La Fontaine Guest House, this is a newly refurbished 4 star boutique hotel in the heart of Franschhoek has been beautifully appointed with rich colours and luxurious finishes. A quick flight to Sabi Sands for your stay at Chitwa Chitwa. This luxury lodge is positioned on the banks of one of the largest dams of the exclusive 63,000 hectare Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, which forms part of the greater Kruger National Park. Mozambique is yours for the taking – get a feel for all that it has to offer, starting in Southern Mozambique Vilanculos region renowned for its pristine beaches to Island of Mozambique (Ilha de Mozambique) for an authentic cultural experience and end off with undiscovered Quirimbas Archipelago which consists of 32 islands along the Northern Coastline. 

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Highlights
  • V&A Waterfront
  • Camps Bay beaches
  • Table Mountain Cable-way
  • Wine tasting
  • Superb culinary experience in Franschhoek
  • Big 5 Game viewing
  • Beach relaxation
  • Watersports
Itinerary

South Africa and Mozambique Holiday

Day 1-3:VILLA ZEST BOUTIQUE HOTEL - CAPE TOWN

3 Nights Bed and Breakfast

Villa Zest offers boutique hotel-style accommodation in Green Point, Cape Town. The clean modern lines of the architecture of Villa Zest are the inspiration for the interior of this Cape Town boutique hotel hideaway, with each individually decorated en-suite room a seamless fusion of retro style and luxury detail. Unique to this accommodation is an ensemble of long-forgotten, trendy consumer electronics from the seventies, such as the colourful Toot-a-loop and Panapet radios, among others featured in our object art gallery.

Day 4-5: LA FONTAINE GUEST HOUSE - FRANSCHHOEK

2 Nights Bed and Breakfast

La Fontaine Guesthouse has been completely transformed during an extensive refurbishment in the winter of 2018. Luxurious finishes and vibrant afro chic décor, La Fontaine Is now officially open to welcome guests. Less than a three-minute walk from the historic Franschhoek village centre La Fontaine is the ideal guesthouse from which to explore the various local and international award-winning restaurants, art galleries, and wine estates.

Day 6-8: CHITWA CHITWA PRIVATE GAME LODGE - SABI SAND PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

3 Nights Bed and Breakfast

Originally a private family retreat, Chitwa Chitwa earned its name as an affectionate ode to the ageing giraffe bull who shared the lakeside home as an extended member of the Brink family. According to the owner, Charl Brink, the majestic arrival of this regal relative was always signalled by the creaking of his old joints – and still today, his watchful essence is felt presiding over the lodge. The private game lodge is magnificent and graceful in appearance, yet humble enough to evaporate into the surrounding beauty of the unspoiled bush of the Sabi Sand.

Day 9-10: BAHIA MAR BOUTIQUE HOTEL - VILANCULOS

2 Nights Bed and Breakfast

Located in Vilanculos, along the south-east coast Mozambique, Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel rests on a lush green hillside overlooking an expansive beach. This luxurious boutique beachfront accommodation features a spa and wellness-centre, an infinity outdoor swimming pool as well as a tropical garden offering great views of the Indian Ocean. Elegant rooms come equipped with air-conditioning, a terrace overlooking the islands, a mosquito net draped over the bed as well as a modern en-suite bathroom. Or you may treat yourself to a suite with a private pool, relaxing sitting area, giant bathtub and a bed you could get lost in…

Day 11-12:HOTEL TOFO MAR - TOFO

2 Nights Bed and Breakfast

Hotel Tofo Mar was totally renovated and expanded in late 2013 and all the rooms are now superiorly equipped. Right on the beach with spectacular views, the Hotel offers a Signature Restaurant, Bar, Massage terrace and Wi-Fi access.

The Hotel not only offers beach service, access to Surf, Windsurf and Kitesurf practice, but also the services of one of the best and better equipped African diving centres, the Diversity Scuba.

Day 13:POLANA SERENA HOTEL - MAPUTO

1 Night Bed and Breakfast

In the heart of Maputo, on one of the city’s most desirable avenues, between Sommerschield and Polana, the justly famous Hotel Polana is a cool and gracious haven that recalls the elegance and splendor of colonial times. Close to Maputo’s nerve centre – the international Embassies, the Presidency of the Republic, government Ministries and popular restaurants – and ten minutes away from the city centre and the Mavalane International airport, the Hotel Polana is a majestic building with a history stretching back many years, now lovingly restored to offer modern convenience hand in hand with the leisurely luxury and service of the colonial past.

Day 14-15:VILLA SANDS - ILHA DE MOZAMBIQUE

2 Nights Bed and Breakfast

Villa Sands is a boutique hotel formed from three old warehouses on the unique island town of Ilha de Mozambique. The island was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991. Villa Sands is the perfect starting point for exploration of the rich cultural history of the island and experiencing all the adventures of the Indian Ocean.

There are eight chic double rooms available on the ground floor, each beautifully decorated, and all with comfortable king-size beds, A/C, ceiling fan and en suite bathrooms. Located one flight up is the exclusive Rooftop Suite with a further three double rooms and terraces.

Day 16-17:CHUIBA BAY LODGE - PEMBA

2 Nights Bed and Breakfast

Set on 10 hectares of untouched nature, nestled in the dunes, with a dazzling sandy beach spreading for kilometres, its transparent warm waters and rich biodiversity, Chuiba Bay Lodge is a romantic getaway retreat set in beachside comfort. With a natural Jacuzzi and the Talassa Spa, in perfect harmony with a tropical atmosphere, this lodge in the Chuiba coral reef coastline is most inviting.

Day 18-19:IBO ISLAND LODGE - QUIRIMBAS ARCHIPELAGO

2 Nights Bed and Breakfast

Ibo Island lies in the Quirimbas Archipelago of northern Mozambique. Nominated for World Heritage status Ibo has been described as one of the most unique and atmospheric islands in the world. Located on the prime waterfront site where romantic dhows sail out to sea on each high tide, Ibo Island lodge encompasses magnificent mansions each over one hundred years old. Coral and lime walls over a meter thick, high lofty ceilings and original beams. Ibo Island is a potential World Heritage Site, and therefore rooms have been designed to incorporate the architecture and style of the original ruins.

Day 20-22:AZURA QUILALEA PRIVATE ISLAND - QUILALEA ISLAND

3 Nights Bed and Breakfast

Azura Quilalea is a hidden gem, somewhere to retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life, with a relaxed and understated ‘Robinson Crusoe’ castaway style that belies the comforts and experiences on offer in the 9 handcrafted seafront villas. A wholly uninhabited island paradise, ensuring total privacy and exclusivity for our guests, and surrounded by the magnificent pristine waters of a marine sanctuary.

There are just 9 seafront villas on this private island, accommodating a maximum of eighteen people in absolute privacy. They are hewn from local materials, with natural coral stone walls, makuti thatch roofs, carved beams and reed shuttered windows. The four Kaskazi Villas have fantastic views across multiple turquoise seas to Quirimba Island beyond. The four Kusi Villas have more exclusive locations, an extra outdoor bush shower, our ‘gym in a bag’, and hammocks for relaxing. 

Day 23:END OF ITINERARY

After Breakfast you will be transferred back to Vilanculos Airport to connect to Johannesburg to catch your flights back home.

Have a safe journey flying back home!

Rates are per person sharing unless noted differently. Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability. Rates may change without notice.
  • Single supplements may apply
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Duration 22 Nights

STARTS FROM
CAPE TOWN – SOUTH AFRICA

ENDS AT
JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH AFRICA

From ZAR 342 000

per person sharing


INCLUDED

  • Transfer from Cape Town International Airport to Cape Town Hallow Hotel
  • 4 Nights accommodation at Cape Town Hallow Hotel in a Mountain Facing room on Bed & Breakfast basis
  • Transfer from Cape Town Hallow Hotel to Mont Rochelle
  • 3 nights accommodation at Mont Rochelle in a Cabernet Room on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • Transfer from Mont Rochelle to Cape Town International Airport
  • Return Airport transfers from Ngala Airstrip to &Beyond Ngala Tented Camp
  • 4 Nights at &Beyond Ngala Tented Camp on an all inclusive basis
  • Transfer from Ngala to Nelspruit Airport
  • Return Helicopter transfer from Vilanculos to Azura Benguerra
  • 7 Nights Accommodation at Azura Benguerra in an Infinity Beach Villa

EXCLUDED

  • All flights and taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas if applicable
  • Car hire
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • Optional activities
  • All drinks
  • Telephone calls
  • Gratuities Curios
  • All personal expenses