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…Relaxation

Moroccan Tradition Hamman Treatment at Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco

Rooted in tradition and the ultimate in relaxation, head to Hamman at Kasbah Tamadot for this steam bath experience combined with extensive cleansing rituals. Emerge rejuvenated and re-energised, following a full body exfoliation, a full body mask and a cool crystal face massage.

Price: MAD 880 for 60 minutes

The Hamman at Kasbah Tamadot

Picnic at Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard, South Africa

Grab a picnic basket from Mont Rochelle’s Country Kitchen and stroll through the vineyards to the dam or find a lovely spot under one of the estate’s many beautiful oaks or weeping willows. A basket packed full of delights awaits. Simply sit back, open a bottle of Mont Rochelle wine and tuck into tasty treats such as spiced lemongrass and tuna fish cakes with tomato relish; a selection of South African cheeses with homemade preserves and malva truffles with salted caramel sauce, while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of the Dassenberg Mountains in Franschhoek.

Price: Starting from ZAR 490 (for two people)

A sumptuous picnic for two overlooking the Klein Dassenberg Mountains, Franschhoek

…Time Together

A private game drive at the Number One Hotel in the World, Mahali Mzuri, Kenya

From spotting the big five to vast herds of wildebeest crossing the sweeping plains of Olare Motorogi Conservancy, a Kenyan safari will dazzle with its abundant wildlife. For the ultimate in quality time together, book a private game drive vehicle with one of our experienced field guides, and take your front row seat, ready for to encounter spectacular wildlife sightings, bound to create memories to last a lifetime.

Price: $600 per day for a private vehicle

Private game viewing in the evening at Mahali Mzuri

A private dinner at Ulusaba, South Africa

A private dinner on one of Ulusaba’s secluded decks makes for an intimate and magical experience together. After an evening game drive followed by sundowners, take in the sunset, and sit down under the African sky to feast on flavoursome, seasonal dishes accompanied by the soundtrack of nocturnal life in the bush.

Price: on request

Private bush dining at Ulusaba

…Indulgence

Wine Tour and Tasting at Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard in Franschhoek, South Africa

Join Mont Rochelle’s very own Wine Maker for a tour around the estate’s winery before heading to the cellar for a wine tasting. Take in the surroundings of the 150-year-old wine cellar – previously used as a fruit packing shed for the early settlers – and learn about how the winery processes close to 150 tons of grapes in a season; about the varieties cultivated in the vineyard and about how the Franschhoek climate allows for a longer ripening period, all while sampling Mont Rochelle’s award-winning wines.

Price: on request

A Moroccan cooking lesson at Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco

Join the chefs in the kitchen and get stuck in discovering the art of Moroccan cuisine and learning how to prepare a three-course meal, recreating some of Kasbah Tamadot’s most popular dishes: from the iconic tagine to a delicious local dessert. Once the hard work is out of the way, simply relax and enjoy the tasty dishes for dinner.

Price: MAD 1,300 for 3 hours

A cooking class setup at Kasbah Tamadot

...Discovery

Maasai Community Tour at Mahali Mzuri, Kenya

Dig deeper into Maasai culture by joining one of Mahali Mzuri’s local guides on a tour of the local of Maasai manyatta (village), finding out about how the Maasai women built the houses; how responsibilities are divided up; learning basic Maa (the traditional language) and gain an insight into their deep understanding of the landscape that surrounds them.

Price: $25 per adult (12 and over), $15 per child (5 to 11 years old), free for children under five.

Photographic Safari at Ulusaba, South Africa

Discover the African bush in a truly unique way with a photographic safari at Ulusaba Private Game Reserve. Whether you’re a budding wildlife photographer or a seasoned pro, Ulusaba’s experienced guides will be on hand to assist in camera settings and will interpret animal behaviour to ensure the best angle for those amazing shots.

Price: Stays start from ZAR 76,000 per room per night based on two people sharing and includes a daily photography workshop; twice daily game drives in a private vehicle; a walking safari (weather dependent); all meals and drinks; the contents of the mini-bar and laundry service. Find out more here.

…Adventure

Paragliding in the Swiss Alps with The Lodge, Verbier

Take in the spectacular landscape of the Swiss Alps from the air with an unforgettable tandem paragliding flight. Available both in the winter and the summer, enjoy a feeling of pure freedom while spotting the majestic Matterhorn in one direction and the peaks of Mont Blanc in the other.

Price: Price on request

Paragliding over Verbier in summer

High Atlas trek at Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco

Discover some of the Atlas Mountains’ most stunning scenery on one of Kasbah Tamadot’s treks. Choose from different difficulty levels and uncover Berber villages scattered throughout the Imlil valley while stopping off for a cup of Moroccan mint tea or for a traditional lunch, pass rivers, eucalyptus and olive groves and climb through juniper and oak forests taking in striking views of the snow-capped Mount Toubkal.

Price: MAD 2,600 for two people, lunch included

…Of Giving Back

Support the Eve Branson Foundation Community Tour at Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco

Visit the Eve Branson Foundation workshops in the local villages surrounding Kasbah Tamadot and meet the artisans over a glass of Berber mint tea at one of the foundation’s craft centres and find out about how beautiful Moroccan gifts are created, ensuring the traditional techniques used for centuries by the Berbers in the Atlas Mountains are preserved. Afterwards, book a traditional lunch, cooked by local women, and tuck into delicious treats such as woodfired bread, known as ‘Tanourt’.

Price: MAD 200 per person with all proceeds going to the Eve Branson Foundation

Support Pride ‘n Purpose at Ulusaba, South Africa

A not-for-profit, Pride ‘n Purpose works in partnership with Ulusaba, to support the local communities in the Sabi Sand private game reserve in with healthcare, education, childcare, access to clean drinking water and job opportunities. Among its many projects, to date, Pride ‘n Purpose has provided education for more than 3,000 people through eight new creches; five new classrooms; three new literacy centres and by providing training courses, while also ensuring 5,000 people have clean, safe water via three water boreholes; two fun pumps in playgrounds; 25 water storage tanks and two solar water pumps.

Make a donation here. 100% of all donations go to Pride ‘n Purpose

Support Unite BVI at Necker Island and Moskito Island, British Virgin Islands

Supported by Virgin Unite and Virgin Limited Edition, Unite BVI is a not-for profit foundation based in the British Virgin Islands which focusses on bringing people, ideas, and resources together to tackle community and environmental challenges to benefit current and future generations. From partnering with the conservation team on Necker Island to protect vulnerable animal species to improving education for local children and supporting the budding entrepreneurs with the tools and knowledge they need to kickstart their business, Unite BVI is fully committed to being a force for good in the local community.

Make a donation here. 100% of all donations go to Unite BVI

Pack for a Purpose at Mahali Mzuri, Ulusaba, Mont Rochelle, Necker Island and Moskito Island

Several of our Virgin Limited Edition properties are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows those travelling to our destinations to make a lasting impact in the local community by saving a little luggage space. Saving space in a suitcase and bringing supplies for area schools or medical clinics makes a priceless impact in the lives of local children and families.

Travelling to any of our properties in the future? Check out what supplies are needed for our community projects:
Ulusaba
Mont Rochelle
Mahali Mzuri
Necker Island & Moskito Island

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