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Our favourite African beaches
So the last post got us thinking. Here’s the Zambezi team’s personal African beach recommendations.
Kiwayu, Lamu, Kenya – “Deserted white sandy beach, sitting on cushions in the bar with a glass of wine and a huge plate of fresh oysters!” Fi Thompson
North Island, Seychelles – ”Its exclusivity, sheer luxury and tropical paradise setting makes you feel like you are on a real desert island. (I would link it with a 6 night luxury Botswana safari for the ultimate trip!)” Mark Pearson
Tsitiskama/Storms River, South Africa – “Wonderful, rugged, unspoilt coastline and great scenic hiking trails. Good fishing if you’re in to that too!” Ang Smith
Kiwayu, Lamu, Kenya – “Relaxing, quiet, soft sand, great food (seafood), and they had a lovely dog!” Debbie Stubbs
Peponi, Lamu, Kenya – “Compulsory one night at Peponi to sample oysters with crisp white Sauvignon Blanc, then visit Shela Village and mix with the rabble in the hotel that night. Followed by a long wander north from Kiwayu through the marine reserve with some flycamping – nobody else wants to be near the Somalia border so you’re going to have the best of many worlds: great beaches, loads of space, warm water, good food, chosen company with no crowds!” John Berry
Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa – “Sipping iced coffee before strolling back along the beach for the best prawns, oysters and Sauvignon Blanc on the planet.” Sam Kirton
Wherever in the world you are, our Zambezi community is full of easy-going travel-minded friends who take their fun seriously. Come and join the adventure.