Bling it is not, but if you are looking to reconnect with the simple luxuries such as falling asleep to the gentle sound of waves lapping
outside your bedroom, then there are places that offer this in its bucket loads.
So untie the shoelaces and leave those stilettos at home.
Be it on a deserted island or a long stretch of sandy beach, this style of retreat offers a rustic fusion of bohemian luxury, style and romance combined with the feel of a boutique hotel, yet far removed from the stressful realities of everyday life. It nails the term ‘shabby chic’.
Beautifully decorated in a relaxed and understated fashion, these hotels are often built using a mixture of local materials that blend seamlessly into the background. Gigantic beds, stylish ensuite bathrooms, and billowing linen curtains ensure that luxury doesn’t go astray.
Informality and relaxation are the key ingredients, with days spent curled up under a beach umbrella, diving with dolphins, snorkelling around a reef or enjoying a massage on your daybed. Evenings are enjoyed sipping cocktails
on a sunset Evenings are enjoyed sipping cocktails on a sunset dhow cruise followed by a delicious seafood dinner under the stars with the sand between your toes.
A wonderful combination of pampering, discreet service and
total barefoot escapism
Those looking for a Robinson Crusoe style beach hotel without the gold and marble taps. Honeymooners; Families; Couples
Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Madagascar, South Africa.