Gibb’s Farm:

This award winning safari hotel is deeply set in African culture, rustic and luxurious the house is surrounded by gardens and boasts breathtaking scenery. The unique property was one of the first guest houses in Tanzania and give guests a sense of taking a step back in time with beautiful architecture and quaint gardens.

The original farmhouse was built in 1929 and has been an organic farm for the past 27 years, carefully cultivated produce is served to guests and adds a special touch to ones stay. The farm is made up of 17 cottages and the main areas, the cottages are decorated to leave guests with that home away from home feeling and is so great for a getaway or romantic escape.

The original farmhouse offers guests a relaxing haven after the day’s excursions, the boutique offers some retail therapy whilst the roaring fires are inviting for those who want to curl up with a book and a cup of something hot.

A range of activities depending on how relaxing you want your getaway to be are on offer, Spa treatment, farm walks, safari excursions, farm life experiences, cultural trips and weddings and honeymoons. The cuisine is organic and grown just out back and the meat is locally raised, leaving you with a real farm experience. The farm is very eco conscious all waste is reused and the farm also practice water ecology and it is really impressive how much they try to be completely self -sufficient.

Children 6 and under stay free also making it a great family escape and ages 7-16 only pay 45usd!!! Kids can be involved in exciting farm activities like gardening, milking cows and baking to name a few. If you don’t want to book and stay why not pass by for lunch? Try some of that delicious organic food and enjoy a tour round the gardens or farm.

Maybe a gorgeous farm getaway is not for you, well what about some barefoot beach luxury on Zanzibar?

Elewana Kilindi

On the north west of Zanzibar lies Elewana Kilindi over-looking the warm ocean and set on 50 acres of lush gardens. The boutique hotel is made up of white pavilion like buildings- get this it was initially designed for Benny Andersson from ABBA!!! It also mixes together different cultures and this shines through in the décor. 15 suites make up the accommodation, each with their own plunge pool and sea views.

Zanzibar its self is a top beach holiday location but also has an incredible history and culture. Guests have a chance to experience this incredible culture with various tours and day trips. The warm water makes it hard to avoid watersports- dhow sailing cruises, snorkeling, deep sea fishing, diving and jet skiing to name a few will keep you busy and eagerly awaiting the evenings Swahili style seafood meal or a blissful afternoon unwinding in the spa.

They have some specials we would like to tempt you with.

For visiting brides – pay 50% less when staying for a minimum of 7 nights

If you stay longer you pay less – stay 5 nights and pay for 4 or stay for 8 and pay for 6

The beach is calling.