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Luxury Holidays in Africa

Hotels

Weddings, parties, elephants

Hotel concierges have seen it all - and they can help with it all, too, writes John O'Ceallaigh.

South Africa

Wildly indulgent

Ulusaba Rock Lodge

Holidaying safari style is out of this world, finds Louise Southerden.

Hotels

Strokes of genius

Jackson Hole hotel pool

Pool tragic Brian Johnston has dipped into some of the world's sexiest hotel pools. Don your swimmers, grab your designer sunnies and dive in.

South Africa

Cape of good stays

Blackheath Lodge

Alison Stewart is pampered at some of Cape Town's most luxurious boutique hotels and guest houses.

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Photo galleries

World's best hotel named

South Africa's Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

South Africa's Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve was voted the world's best hotel in 2009 in a survey by Travel+Leisure .

On board the world's most beautiful ship

Crystal Stairs, MSC Splendida cruise ship. Image supplied. SHD TRAVEL OCT 4 CRUISING.

Is the MSC Splendida the most beautiful cruise ship ever built?

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Travellers Tips

Insider

High-end adventure in its natural habitat

Michael Mucci illo.

Jane E. Fraser Follow the pride by day, retire to a luxury lodge by night. More Australians are seeking 'exotic' destinations and Africa's wildlife makes the continent a growing favourite.

Tips

Trip of a lifetime, in style

Woman with suitcase.

A travel stylist can give you the personalised trip of a lifetime, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

Map of Africa

Travel News

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5:45pm | Germans still love to bask naked on holidays, but at home the nudist scene is facing a decline.

Australia's greatest ever meal? Top chefs face tourism challenge

CRAIG PLATT 3:09pm | It might be the greatest meal in Australian history, but the general public won't be getting a taste.

Move over Amsterdam: Barcelona becoming Europe's new cannabis capital

10:40am | The opening of hundreds of cannabis clubs have seen Barcelona emerge as a rival to Amsterdam for marijuana users.

Chinese tourism company sues over Transformers: Age of Extinction

9:43am | A Chinese tourism company is suing Paramount Pictures and a producer of the movie Transformers: Age of Extinction saying they had failed to show the company's logo in the movie.

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