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LUXURY FAMILY HOLIDAYS

LUXURY FAMILY HOLIDAYS

Luxury family holidays curated by ADORE Africa are carefully designed to delight every single member of the household.

LUXURY FAMILY HOLIDAYS CURATED BY ADORE AFRICA ARE CAREFULLY DESIGNED TO DELIGHT EVERY SINGLE MEMBER OF THE HOUSEHOLD.

In Southern Africa, these type of holidays can take many forms. Choose from entertaining city escapes, dazzling beach destinations, engaging bushveld safaris (many in malaria-free regions) or a complementary combination. Not to mention all-inclusive holidays at dreamy island resorts.

In one province, namely South Africa’s Western Cape, one can explore the captivating Cape Town and surrounds, Hermanus (the World’s Whale Capital) and the breathtaking Garden Route. Numerous interesting sites, beachfront activities, adventures and accommodation with entertainment facilities and programmes exist. It just depends on the type of holiday you are after.

In Southern Africa, these type of holidays can take many forms. Choose from entertaining city escapes, dazzling beach destinations, engaging bushveld safaris (many in malaria-free regions) or a complementary combination. Not to mention all-inclusive holidays at dreamy island resorts.

In one province, namely South Africa’s Western Cape, one can explore the captivating Cape Town and surrounds, Hermanus (the World’s Whale Capital) and the breathtaking Garden Route. Numerous interesting sites, beachfront activities, adventures and accommodation with entertainment facilities and programmes exist. It just depends on the type of holiday you are after.

Self-drive trips are preferred by some independent families while others instantly opt for organised tours that require minimum effort on their part.

SELF-DRIVE TRIPS ARE PREFERRED BY SOME INDEPENDENT FAMILIES WHILE OTHERS INSTANTLY OPT FOR ORGANISED TOURS THAT REQUIRE MINIMUM EFFORT ON THEIR PART.

In Cape Town, families have many marvellous options. From luxury villas on the awe-inspiring Atlantic Seaboard and rooms in the Cape Grace Hotel in the Waterfront, to More Quarters—5-star converted heritage townhouses with private concierge and complimentary shuttle services.

The spacious Gondwana Family Lodge in Sanbona Wildlife Reserve in the Overberg (approximately three hours’ drive from Cape Town) has interconnecting rooms, play areas and a child-friendly pool.

At Fancourt Hotel, a premier leisure resort near George, guests can enjoy the Leisure Centre consisting of a Kidz Club that caters for all ages, a teen lounge, indoor heated and outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium and cinema.

In Cape Town, families have many marvellous options. From luxury villas on the awe-inspiring Atlantic Seaboard and rooms in the Cape Grace Hotel in the Waterfront, to More Quarters—5-star converted heritage townhouses with private concierge and complimentary shuttle services.

The spacious Gondwana Family Lodge in Sanbona Wildlife Reserve in the Overberg (approximately three hours’ drive from Cape Town) has interconnecting rooms, play areas and a child-friendly pool.

At Fancourt Hotel, a premier leisure resort near George, guests can enjoy the Leisure Centre consisting of a Kidz Club that caters for all ages, a teen lounge, indoor heated and outdoor swimming pool, gymnasium and cinema.

The Eastern Cape is easy to access from Cape Town and the Garden Route. Here families can look forward to Big Five safaris in malaria-free parks, private concessions and award-winning private game reserves.

Take Shamwari Private Game Reserve. It has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife and is home to the Big Five. Its Riverdene Family Lodge is famed for their supervised Kids on Safari programme that educates families about the reserve’s conservation practices.

It consists of indoor activities such as arts and crafts and a variety of toys and games. Outdoors there is a zipline, adventure slide, rock climbing walls and tree houses connected by suspended walkways. Riverdene Family Lodge also has a toddler play area and swimming pool with a shallow area for children.

Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West province is also malaria-free and only 90 minutes from Sun City, home to championship golf courses, water parks and world-class hotels.

The Eastern Cape is easy to access from Cape Town and the Garden Route. Here families can look forward to Big Five safaris in malaria-free parks, private concessions and award-winning private game reserves.

Take Shamwari Private Game Reserve. It has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife and is home to the Big Five. Its Riverdene Family Lodge is famed for their supervised Kids on Safari programme that educates families about the reserve’s conservation practices.

It consists of indoor activities such as arts and crafts and a variety of toys and games. Outdoors there is a zipline, adventure slide, rock climbing walls and tree houses connected by suspended walkways. Riverdene Family Lodge also has a toddler play area and swimming pool with a shallow area for children.

Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West province is also malaria-free and only 90 minutes from Sun City, home to championship golf courses, water parks and world-class hotels.

African Family Holidays

Many will argue that family-friendly African hospitality in the bush starts in South Africa. Private lodges in the Kruger National Park, Londolozi Private Game Reserve and Ulusaba Private Game Reserve (also known as Richard Branson’s ‘little piece of Kruger’ are but a few of the exceptional options for parents to consider.

Many will argue that family-friendly African hospitality in the bush starts in South Africa. Private lodges in the Kruger National Park, Londolozi Private Game Reserve and Ulusaba Private Game Reserve (also known as Richard Branson’s ‘little piece of Kruger’ are but a few of the exceptional options for parents to consider.

Game viewing and swimming pools for families; supervised play areas, fun activities and cooking classes for little ones; spas and fine dining for parents—your priorities and preferences will guide your choice of lodge.

KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa has a subtropical climate and many attractions for families. Champagne Sports Resort in the majestic Drakensberg welcomes families with its Little Explorers Kids Club. Makakatana Bay Lodge on the banks of Lake St Lucia has family rooms available. It is the only owner-managed game lodge within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site.

Game viewing and swimming pools for families; supervised play areas, fun activities and cooking classes for little ones; spas and fine dining for parents—your priorities and preferences will guide your choice of lodge.

KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa has a subtropical climate and many attractions for families. Champagne Sports Resort in the majestic Drakensberg welcomes families with its Little Explorers Kids Club. Makakatana Bay Lodge on the banks of Lake St Lucia has family rooms available. It is the only owner-managed game lodge within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site.

If you have the time and interest, cross borders with a combination tour.

IF YOU HAVE THE TIME AND INTEREST, CROSS BORDERS WITH A COMBINATION TOUR.

Botswana is a diverse wonderland where adventure is beautifully balanced with relaxation for the young and more mature. Here, a vast selection of accommodation options cater for luxury family holidays with ample amenities that will meet all your needs. 

Mesmerising waterways weaving through varied landscapes holding abundant wildlife can be experienced in destinations such as the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park

Top choices for families in the Okavango Delta include Chitabe Camp as well as andBeyond properties famed for the WILDChild Programme ( Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp, Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge and Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp). Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Lodge on the edge of the Chobe National Park is also ideal for families.

neighbouring countries

Namibia, Zimbabwe and neighbouring countries have their own gems. Children of all ages are welcome at andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge in Namibia

Victoria Falls River Lodge in Zimbabwe have Luxury Family Tents near the world-famous waterfalls. 

In the expansive Zambia there is Shumba Camp in Kafue National Park; Potato Bush Camp in Lower Zambezi National Park; and Luangwa River Camp in South Luangwa National Park.

Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, andBeyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge at Lake Manyara and Legendary Lodge in Arusha are all options for travelling families in Tanzania

In Kenya, a Relais & Chateaux member by the name of Ol Donyo Lodge lies between Tsavo and Amboseli National Parks. Parents applaud their Young Explorers Program which expertly introduces children to the bush.

There is always the option to conclude a family holiday with a coastal stay, but then again, perhaps spending time at the beach is your only desire

THERE IS ALWAYS THE OPTION TO CONCLUDE A FAMILY HOLIDAY WITH A COASTAL STAY, BUT THEN AGAIN, PERHAPS SPENDING TIME AT THE BEACH IS YOUR ONLY DESIRE

For a beach getaway, you need not be near the coast. Kaya Mawa by Green Safaris is situated on the stunning Likoma island in the middle of Lake Malawi. A family home or chalets can be booked.

However, if the ocean is calling, make your way to Mozambique or one of the Indian Ocean islands. Mauritius may be the most promising one with amazing clubs for kids and seemingly endless ocean adventures, complete with all the finer things mum and dad crave. A wide range of complimentary water sports are offered at the island’s top beach resorts. All-inclusive is often the way to go.

For a beach getaway, you need not be near the coast. Kaya Mawa by Green Safaris is situated on the stunning Likoma island in the middle of Lake Malawi. A family home or chalets can be booked.

However, if the ocean is calling, make your way to Mozambique or one of the Indian Ocean islands. Mauritius may be the most promising one with amazing clubs for kids and seemingly endless ocean adventures, complete with all the finer things mum and dad crave. A wide range of complimentary water sports are offered at the island’s top beach resorts. All-inclusive is often the way to go.

With a lovingly tailored itinerary, travelling with children can be immensely rewarding. You can completely unwind and indulge; they can learn a little and play a lot all day. Allow us to bring your dream family holiday to life.

With a lovingly tailored itinerary, travelling with children can be immensely rewarding. You can completely unwind and indulge; they can learn a little and play a lot all day. Allow us to bring your dream family holiday to life.

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