Africa

Best Islands

There are islands with white-sand beaches all over the world, but once you’ve been to the Seychelles nothing seems to measure up.

Best New Safari

Next month the Wilderness Group will open the first two camps in the Republic of the Congo’s Odzala-Kokoua National Park.

Best Deal

Gamewatchers Safaris’ new six-night Adventure Camping Safaris have all the trappings of an expensive tour—highly trained guides, Land Cruisers, chef-cooked meals—with two notable differences.

Best Surf Trip

The stunning 1,000-mile coastal drive between Cape Town and Durban offers more consistently uncrowded waves than anywhere else in the world.

Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

This journey starts with a ten-day climb of Kilimanjaro via the Grand Traverse, a little-traveled route that virtually circumnavigates the famed 19,341-foot peak.

Azura Quilalea, Mozambique

Azura Quilalea, Mozambique, is the best beachfront bungalow for an on-water, multi-sport marathon.

Che Shale, Malindi, Kenya

Che Shale, Malindi, Kenya, is the best beachfront bungalow for kitesurfers who dream about consistent 18 to 25 knot winds that blow all day, almost every day, 300 days a year.