Entries tagged: Seychelles

Fly and Flop

Fly and Flop

There’s scientific proof that a sea view has significant impact on your mental health. So for your next getaway, why not fly and flop on a beach? Ker & Downey has access to some incredible rates to make your fly and flop getaway as relaxing as possible.

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Fun in the African Sun

Fun in the African Sun

If sun, sand, and safari are on your mind lately, Seychelles and Kenya need to be on your travel watch list. Embark on a journey across two of Africa’s contrasting landscapes – the powder-white sands of the glorious Seychelles and the rugged isolation of the vast Kenyan bush with our 13-day journey. Enjoy idyllic moments in the surf and reflective game drives through the wilderness, both offering their own brands of relaxation and wonder. Seychelles Desroches Island Resort Though Desroches Island is just under two square miles in size, the activities are endless on land and at sea. The sands […]

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Great Beach Retreats: Private Villas With a Beach View

Great Beach Retreats: Private Villas With a Beach View

In search of the perfect, water-front hideaway for your next relaxing escape? We’ve gathered 15 of our favorite luxury private villas from all over the world with breathtaking views of the water and all the amenities to calm the senses and leave you speechless. Australia, Qualia Beach House Surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef, Qualia’s private beach house is set on 30 acres of garden landscape at the northern-most tip of Australia’s Hamilton Island. Designed to draw the outside in, an open layout with a wall of glass doors that can be completely pushed open effectively blurs the line between indoor […]

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Ker & Downey’s 8 Ultimate Gifts

Ker & Downey’s 8 Ultimate Gifts

Go way outside the box and spoil your loved ones with the gift of epic, experiential travel. Whether there’s outdoor adventure or a quiet hideaway on their list, our picks will wow them. There’s something for everyone in every corner of the big, beautiful world, only from Ker & Downey. Teeing off from a sheer cliff face 1,400 feet above a green shaped like Africa… It’s the stuff a golfer’s dreams are made of, and it’s only found at The Legend Golf & Safari Resort in South Africa’s Limpopo. This spectacle of glitter, color, feathers, and lots of skin is […]

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On Conservation Island

The islands of Seychelles, although hard to believe, hold much more than meets the eye, especially at one of the particular islands, home to the native hawksbill turtles who are receiving a helping hand as they make the journey to the sea. In recent history, the definition of “paradise” seems to have morphed into something superficial – less Robinson Crusoe and more Las Vegas, filled with garish beachside carnivals of cocktails and bombastic attitudes. In other words, completely the opposite of an experience at Desroches Island Resort. Occupying a remote position in Seychelles’ outer islands, Desroches is a destination equal […]

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Vacation in the Seychelles for an Unparalleled Travel Experience

The Seychelles has the unique distinction of being the only locale in the world described completely in hyperbole. An island nation, Seychelles is located just to the northeast of Madagascar and 1,000 miles east of Kenya. Notably, the Constitution of the Republic of Seychelles lists 155 separate islands as comprising the archipelago. The history of the islands is one of the seas, with adventurers of all nationalities staking legitimate claims of discovering the islands: Austronesian seafarers or Arab traders may have been the first to visit the uninhabited Seychelles, but the first known European recorded sighting of them took place […]

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