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 an amazing Seychelles’ property 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 on … Continued

Actress Tammin Sursok partners with Giltedge Ocean Islands

We recently partnered with influencer and actress Tammin Sursok. We sent her to Seychelles to experience two of our partner hotels: Six Senses Zil Pasyon and Constance Lemuria. Here is her experience in photos: We leave the Seychelles tomorrow and in doing so we leave … 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

Alphonse fishing

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

How To Plan the Perfect Island Honeymoon

We’ve compiled some great tips for planning your honeymoon to an island destination to make sure it’ll be a memorable time! The Seychelles and Maldives are popular honeymoon destinations yet there are still things you need to consider when heading to a laid-back island getaway. … Continued

St Helena island

Flights to remote St Helena island are now running

St Helena island is now open to tourists! With the first commercial flight launched by Airlink this month, St Helena Island is now accessible by air and travellers no longer have to go on the five-night voyage by the Royal Mail Ship St Helena. Where is St … Continued

Giltedge Ocean Islands I Newsletter I October 2017

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

Giltedge Ocean Islands partners with European golf event

Lylie Moolman, our Managing Director, had the privilege of attending the biggest amateur golf day event in Europe on 15 September – the Nedbank SA Charity Golf Day in the UK. Giltedge Ocean Islands was one of the official sponsors to host key clients and to also … Continued

13 Top Spas of the Indian Ocean Islands

Wellness is much more than simply taking a vacation; it’s about going one step further, taking the time on your getaway to take care of your physical, spiritual and mental needs. Beautiful spas in the Indian Ocean islands have long embraced that wellness means so much … Continued

Why the Ocean is Powerful for our Wellbeing

“All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go … Continued