Travel Review: Ayada in the Maldives

One of our clients recently went to stay at the beautiful Ayada in the Maldives with his family. Read his review below…  “There are over 100 resort hotels in the Maldives… Is it possible to stand out from the crowd? Ayada does.” “And it does … Continued

9 top resorts for a perfect Mozambique holiday

More affordable than the Maldives and less busy than the Seychelles, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite resorts for the perfect Mozambique holiday. While Mozambique is a bit more remote, it’s the opposite of mass tourism. It’s a destination that’s all about white sandy … Continued

Travel Review: Thanda Island, Tanzania

We enjoyed reading Paul’s review of Thanda Island so much that we just had to share it with you! In December 2018, we planned their multigenerational family holiday to Tanzania. We also organised a photographer to capture some moments of them all on the island. Pre-departure, transfers and flights As … Continued

Our signature summer cocktail recipe

Our signature cocktail recipe is perfect for a summer’s evening or a lazy Sunday afternoon by the pool. This recipe was inspired by our travels to the Indian Ocean islands. Ingredients 2 ounces rum 1/2 ounce triple sec (or other orange liqueur) 1-ounce lime juice … Continued

Explore the Outer Islands of Seychelles

The Seychelles is made up of over 100 islands, situated about 1000 miles off Africa’s east coast in the Indian Ocean. While the three biggest islands (Mahé, Praslin and La Digue) are popular for guests – the secluded outer islands are great for explorers! Remote … Continued

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Heart of the House: An Interview with Antigone Meda

We have set ourselves the goal for 2019 to give our guests a personal insight into our favourite island resorts. And so, we launched our interview series Heart of the House where we interview a staff member from an island resort. Kicking off the series is Antigone Meda, … Continued


Travel Review: Constance Tsarabanjina, Madagascar

As our first holiday without the kiddies and celebrating our second honeymoon, we had a few prerequisites for our much-anticipated getaway. We said no to crazy time zones, yes to white fluffy beaches, yes to delicious local cuisine, and yes to reconnect and fall in … Continued

Giltedge Ocean Islands I Newsletter I December 2018

Hello again!  This month we’re focusing on sustainable eco-resorts in the Indian Ocean and travel deals for 2019! We’d like to wish all of our clients a happy holiday season – thank you for your support! We look forward to working together in the new year.  In search … Continued


Our favourite resorts that are saving the planet

Some resorts in the Indian Ocean are striving to create a greener planet and cleaner ocean by committing to sustainable practices that involve both the staff and guests. We’ve picked our favourite 4 sustainable resorts that are taking conservation to heart in the Seychelles, Maldives and … Continued

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Giltedge Ocean Islands I Newsletter I September 2018

Hello again!  This month we’re focusing on exclusive resorts in Zanzibar and one magical private island off the east coast of Tanzania. On the marketing side, our brand-new brochure has just come off the press – view it online or order a free copy! In search of that island experience… View this email in your browser … Continued