best resorts in Madagascar

The 8 Best Lodges & Resorts in Madagascar

Called “the land in the forgotten sea”, Madagascar is a land of adventure and perfect for active travellers. This relatively unexplored island is home to amazing accommodation, and we’ve picked the 8 best resorts in Madagascar. Experience an island with a unique culture, endemic plants and … Continued

Unique Dining Experiences in the Seychelles & Maldives

The Indian Ocean islands have not been shy about its gastronomy – these seven unique dining experiences are sure to blow your mind. We’ve compiled a list of quirky and fun alternatives to dining out in the Seychelles and Maldives. Sea to Table (Seychelles) Looking for … Continued

celebration travel

Giltedge Ocean Islands I Newsletter I April 2018

This month’s newsletter is another exciting round up of news from the Indian Ocean islands! If you have any queries about any destinations or would like to book a trip, please just send us an email. In search of that island experience… View this email … Continued

Thanda Island

5 Top Island Destinations for Celebration Travel

Are you planning a trip with your friends, celebrating a special birthday or a girls’ weekend away? You hate big resorts and busy hotels… but love peace and quiet, absorbing the ocean’s waves and salty air. Then we’ve picked the best islands that cater for … Continued

Yacht Holidays

Luxury Yacht Holidays in the Maldives and Seychelles

Spending time on a yacht is pure freedom. The ocean is yours – and you can explore islands at whim and follow your heart. Yacht holidays are a unique experience. We’ve picked our three favourite yachting adventures in the Maldives and Seychelles. Yacht Holidays with … Continued

Luxury Villa Seychelles

Sea Monkey: A luxury villa in Seychelles

This month we’re focusing on luxury villas in the Seychelles and Maldives. We recently visited Sea Monkey villa in the Seychelles on our FAM trip (read more about it here) that we’re excited to show you. Voted ‘Africa’s best Coastal Villa’ by Boutique Hotel Awards, the villa sits … Continued

Tammin Sursok

Actress Tammin Sursok partners with Giltedge Ocean Islands

We recently partnered with influencer and actress Tammin Sursok. We sent her to the Seychelles to experience two of our partner hotels: Six Senses Zil Pasyon and Constance Lemuria. Tammin brought her entire family, her husband and daughter, along with her. Giltedge Ocean Island’s focus … Continued

North American Fam Trip to the Seychelles

We spent two weeks showing off our favourite island destination, Seychelles, to some of our top North American travel agents! The fam trip  (‘familiarisation’ ) took place from 25 November to 06 December and was headed up Lylie Moolman, General Manager of Giltedge Ocean Islands, … Continued

Giltedge Ocean Islands I Newsletter I January 2018

This month’s newsletter is another exciting round up of news from the Indian Ocean islands! If you have any queries about any destinations or would like to book a trip, please just send us an email. Read our newsletter here.

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Sean visits Alphonse Island in the Seychelles

I chatted to Sean Kritzinger, Co-owner & Managing Director of the Giltedge Group, about his recent trip to Alphonse Island in the Seychelles. Seychelles is a dream destination for holidays, honeymoons and multi-generational getaways. While the large islands like Mahé, Praslin and La Digue, have … Continued