South Africa is blessed with more than 3,000 kilometres of coastline, and much of this consists of some of the finest beaches to be found anywhere on earth. South Africa’s beaches are pearly-white or golden depending on their location, in some cases protected by tall sand dunes (Thonga Beach Lodge, Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal), with excellent surfing conditions and superb accommodation never far away.
The beaches on the east coast of South Africa have lovely year-round warm waters, while those along the western coast have waters that can be surprisingly chilly! Many of South Africa’s fine beaches have been awarded international Blue Flag status.
The Indian Ocean is home to many of the most stunning paradise islands in the world, with numerous breathtaking beaches and glorious snorkelling & diving opportunities to savour.
At Cape Tours, we specialise in providing our clients with boutique, luxury holidays and honeymoons to the very best magical islands in the Indian Ocean:
Many visitors to South Africa combine their holiday with the final few days spent in total relaxation on one of the stunning beaches available in this part of the world. Imagine watching the sun rise over the African bushveld in the Kruger National Park followed by the most spectacular sunset on your very own stretch of beach on one of the islands off Mozambique
Mauritius, a sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, will fascinate you. The contrast of colours, cultures and tastes makes the island so charming that the scene is set for an unforgettable beach holiday. Here, you have the opportunity to experience unparalleled luxury: a level of refinement that is head and shoulders above that on offer in other tropical holiday destinations. Here, you will discover the true meaning of ‘beauty’ – a realisation that will compel you to return for holidays in Mauritius time and again.
Zanzibar is an archipelago made up of Zanzibar and Pemba Islands, and several islets. It is located in the Indian Ocean, about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast. It is characterised by beautiful sandy beaches with fringing coral reefs and the magic of historic Stone Town - said to be the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.
Located about 10km off the coast near Vilanculos, lies the Bazaruto Archipelago. It is an idyllic area of azure ocean, sandy beaches with palm trees, beautiful coral reefs and an abundance of tropical marine life. The archipelago consists of four islands: Bazaruto, Benguera, Magaruque and Santa Carolina.
Some of the world's finest hotels and resorts are located on the island ranging from opulent 5 star resorts to small boutique hotels The most difficult decision is your location on the island?
The north provides some fine beaches, a great range of accommodation and restaurants, world-class water-sports facilities, wonderful shopping opportunities and entertainment. Grand Baie has an abundance of restaurants and discotheques. If you like to party to the sound of good music, you will find plenty of options to choose fr...
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