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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

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Tanzania’s top private island – Thanda Island

When the invitation for Thanda Island arrived in my inbox, it only took me one second to RSVP. Thanda Island was voted the World’s Leading Exclusive Private Island ( by World Travel Awards 2016) and was featured on the Condé Nast Traveller’s Hot List. I was … Continued

Zanzibar’s Island Getaways

Last month, Lylie and Chantel visited a few resorts in Zanzibar and off the coast of magical Tanzania. In this first part of their blog series, Chantel shares about their experience at Mnemba Island (just off the coast of Zanzibar) and Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas (on … Continued

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Family holidays in the magical Maldives

A family holiday in the Maldives: It might be the smallest country in Asia and the lowest country in the world, but the Maldives certainly makes up for this with its white sandy beaches, warm waters and even warmer smiles from the locals. It’s a remote … Continued

Giltedge Ocean Islands I Newsletter I July 2018

This month’s  Giltedge Ocean Islands newsletter is another exciting round up of news from the Indian Ocean islands! While we love the Seychelles and Maldives, this month we want to focus on another Indian Ocean destination. Madagascar is a unique island destination with luxurious resorts, endemic wildlife and geographic wonders! You … Continued

Constance Tsarabanjina: A spotlight on Madagascar

Madagascar is home to gorgeous resorts. Constance Tsarabanjina, located on a tiny island in the north-west of Madagascar,  is one of them. Tsarabanjina was completely uninhabited before 1990.  The island was then only known as the location of the tombs of their Sakalava kings (the tombs … Continued