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Beach Holidays

We understand how important it is to get the crucial elements right for the perfect beach break. Southern Africa offers some of the finest beaches and scuba diving in the world, whether you want to enjoy exceptional food, wine and whale watching on South Africa’s Western Cape, or enjoy an unusual beach break on the shores of Lake Malawi, or spy 18th Century shipwrecks along Namibia’s hauntingly beautiful Skeleton Coast. Of course, this region also offers the quintessential African beach escape: to the glorious beaches of Mozambique, with its 620 miles of turquoise coastline, countless pearly white islands and phenomenal scuba diving and snorkelling.

Classic South Africa: A Wildlife & Wine Lovers' Tour

Mount Nelson Cape Town South Africa 5

17 days from £6,660

If you want to soak up the most spectacular stretch of South Africa’s coastline and spot the Big Five in...

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Best-of-the-Best South Africa: A Short but Exquisite Tour

South Africa Singita Sweni Lodge Kruger 2

10 days from £7,475

Being short on time doesn't mean you have to miss out on the best of the best. This itinerary showcases...

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South Africa in Style: Cape, Kalahari & Safari

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15 days from £7,975

When you visualise South Africa, do you dream of epic star-filled skies, charming colonial heritage and unparalleled game spotting –...

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Starlit South Africa: The Dream Luxury Honeymoon

Dulini River Lodge Kruger South Africa 4

15 days from £5,155

Your honeymoon: where memories that last a lifetime are made and the trip that has to be nothing short of...

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South Africa with the Kids: A Zero Jet Lag Family Holiday

Grootbos Hermanus South Africa 46

13 days from £3,870

Exploring the world through children’s eyes can be a magical experience and South Africa is an absolutely fantastic family holiday...

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Gourmet South Africa: Cape, Winelands and Garden Route

The Dostdy Eastern Cape South Africa 10

16 days from £4,100

One of the best ways to get to know South Africa is by sampling its local specialities and remarkable wines...

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Self-drive South Africa: Luxury Lodgings, Stunning Coastlines & An Epic Road Trip

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12 days from £2,105

Experience all the romance and adventure of an epic road trip, whilst staying in the lap of luxury as you...

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Namibia: Dunes, Wildlife, Coastlines – the Works!

Camp Kipwe 10 Damaraland Namibia

14 days from £6,274

This sweeping tour of Namibia leaves no stone unturned. From climbing the heady heights of Dune 45 at Sossusvlei to...

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Starry-Eyed Namibia: The Ultimate Romantic Getaway

Wolwedans Dune Lodge Sossusvlei Namibia 23

13 days from £6,250

Enjoy a great big dreamy dollop of romance with this 13-day exclusively guided holiday. With its divine landscapes, luxurious lodgings...

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Namibia with the kids in tow 

Okonjima Bush Suite Damaraland Namibia 5

12 days from £4,640

Travelling with the kids can often feel like a daunting task! With two kids of her own, our Africa specialist Kate...

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Namibia in Style: A heady mix of safari, dunes and culture

Wolwedans Dune Lodge Sossusvlei Namibia 2

13 days from £7,574

This Grand and wholly indulgent tour is crafted to showcase Namibia’s finest lodgings in the most remote and eye-wateringly beautiful...

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An Offbeat Namibian Adventure – An Explorer’s Dream

Tok Tokkie Trails Sossusvlei Namibia8

14 days from £4,964

Ever dreamt of climbing the world’s highest free-standing dunes, trekking across the moonlike Namib Desert or tracking the rare and...

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Chill-Out on the Magical Island of Benguerra, Mozambique

Azura Benguerra Bazaruto Mozambique13

9 days from £2,816

This romantic and idyllic beach holiday works perfectly in combination with a safari or on its own for those wanting...

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Beach-Chic Medley – Best-of-the-Best Mozambique at Santorini & Benguerra

The Santorini Vilanculos Mozambique205

9 days from £4,342

This super stylish Mozambique beach holiday combines the beautiful Santorini Mozambbique and Azura Benguerra. The holiday begins with an international...

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Cultural Mozambique – A Historical Journey to Ilha De Mozambique in the Footsteps of Vasca De Gama

Coral Lodge Nampula Mozambique46

9 days from £1,801

This fascinating holiday takes you on a journey into the historical world heritage site of Ilha de Mozambique in the...

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Sublime Island-Hopping in the Quirimbas Archipelago, Northern Mozambique: Ibo Island Lodge & Azura Quilalea

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9 days from £4,573

This exotic island-hopping experience is, in our view, the ultimate way to experience Mozambique’s pristine and unspoilt Quirimbas Archipelago in...

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A blockbuster journey through Southern Africa’s sizzling hotspots – Cape Town, Okavango Delta and Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls Hotel Victoria Falls Zimbabwe18

15 days from £5,857 (including all international flights)

Ever dreamt of climbing Table Mountain or gliding through the Okavango on a mekoro or drinking Earl Grey tea overlooking...

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Sand, Sea, Waterfalls & Wildlife – An epic 18-day holiday to South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Mozambique

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18 days from £10,244 (including all international flights)

If you have time on your hands and are seeking an unforgettable African adventure which leaves no stone unturned, look...

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Whales, Dunes, Shipwrecks & Wildlife – From Namibia’s Bush, Desert & Skeleton Coast to South Africa’s Garden Route & Cape Town

Namibia Hoanib Skeleton Coast Skeleton Coast Namibia 6

15 days from £10,241 (including international flights)

Take a spectacular coastal expedition beginning in Namibia at the greatest dunes on Earth in Sossusvlei and ending along the...

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An African Extravaganza – A 24-day luxury tour of Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique

Matetsi River Lodge Victoria Falls Zimbabwe27

24 days from £13,385 (including international flights)

This once-in-a-lifetime holiday is a celebration of Africa’s most prized hotspots. A sweeping journey from the highest dunes in Africa...

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We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
Ampersand’s details preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet/direct booking age. Shalmali was a delight to work with – before and during our trip.
- Mr David Wallace, North India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
We have been on expensive and luxurious holidays in the past, but the service and communication Ampersand has provided has far exceeded those offered by other agencies.
- Susan Ford, India
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India

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