February 11, 2007

Mozambique Romance

Mozambique Romance at Flamingo Bay Lodge

Relax and enjoy the luxury of Flamingo Bay Lodge, situated on the Indian Ocean coastline of Mozambique, within one of the most unique marine and wildlife sanctuaries - The Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary". Just 10 luxuriously appointed framed tented chalets with hardwood floors and Jekka thatched grass canopies offer an understated elegance and simplicity. All chalets have two twin beds or one king size bed and are equipped with fans and mosquito nets and open onto patios. Warm and personal services are just some of the hallmarks of our staff. Courteous and friendly. Flamingo Bay is ideal for honeymooners, offering the tranquillity of miles and miles of secluded white sandy beaches, an ocean panorama broken only by the characteristic dhows and the Dolphins. The cuisine is influenced by the tropical island setting and an abundance of fresh seafood.

Flamingo Bay Water Lodge is located in the province of Inhambane, 485Km north of Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. You could take a leisurely drive there (±10hours from Jhb), or alternatively fly with Linhas Aereas de Mozambique (LAM) from Johannesburg International to Inhambane, via Maputo. Your days will be spent relaxing along the beach, enjoying water sport or sipping cocktails on your private balcony.
Your will receive a complimentary bottle of sparking wine on arrival at the lodge.

Activities offered at the lodge:
- Strolls along the beach
- Snorkel from your balcony
- Scuba Diving
- Charter boat fishing
- Mangrove exploring
- Water Sport
- Kayak
- Catamaran yacht trips
- Dhouw trips
- Horse Riding

February 04, 2007

Madikwe Love Affair

Impodimo Game Lodge - Madikwe Game Reserve

The Madikwe Game Reserve is situated in the kalahari sandveld and the northern bushveld. The reserve consists of vast plains, open woodlands and thickets. The area is also dotted with huge rocky hills and the Dwarsberg Mountain range forms the southern boundary of the Madikwe Game Reserve.
Guests staying at the Impodimo Game Lodge enjoy spectacular vistas extending as far as the eye can see, your choice may be to visit in summer and laze on the pool deck with a chilled chardonnay. Or maybe a winter safari – relax in the library with a cognac or stoke the fire in your suite, gaze out at the stars before falling asleep with memories of unrestricted close encounters with Africa’s big game experience on the safa.

Suggested Itenerary:
You will collect you vehicle from Europe Car at Johannesburg International Airport and drive yourself to Impodimo Private Game Reserve in the beautiful Madikwe Game Reserve, where you will book into your luxury suite at Impodimo Private Game Lodge. Your days will be spent enjoying dusk and dawn Game Drives to view the impressive Big 5 in the reserve, taking informative Bush Walks or just relaxing on the deck, shaded by trees. After dark you go on a Night Game Drive in search to nocturnal animals like the elusive leopard.