Islands of Siankaba ~ Zambia
Located on two private islands in the middle of the Zambezi river the Islands of Siankaba Resort is situated between the seventh natural wonder of the world—Victoria Falls and the Chobe National Park. If you want to escape the crowds this is the perfect escape with just 7 luxurious chalets. They get all their power from hydropower minimizing their impact on the environment. They have also built suspension bridges to connect their properties giving it a quirky appearance while protecting the forest floor.
Included in your stay is a tour of Victoria Falls, sunset cruise down the river, fishing, guided tour of Siankaba Village by foot or mountain bike and a picnic island lunch. You can even let your adrenaline soar while visiting Siankaba with a Rhino Walk, Helicopter flight over the falls or a death defying visit to the Gorge swing. The resort even has an on-site spa, swimming pool, farm to table restaurant and stone terrace with fire pit which will be greatly enjoyed with some South African wine after a long day.
Average nightly rate — $500
L’Heure Bleue ~ Nosy Be Madagascar
Located on the island of Nosy Be off the coast of Northwest Madagascar L’Heure Bleue is a hotel with just 8 luxury lodges and 10 waterfront bungalows that feel luxurious and private. Diving from the beaches of this resort will surely refresh you in the warm Indian Ocean, or you can relax in one of their two pools.
Take an excursion into the forest, scuba dive in the nearby reef or have a relaxing massage in their huts overlooking the bay. The waters around Nosy Be are also a great place to spot Omura’s whale which are one of the least known species of whale in the world. Run on solar power this hotel also plants one tree for every guest and was built with local materials.
It is best to visit in their winter from May – September for cooler and drier conditions.
Average Nightly Rate — $ 100
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