20 Luxury Hotels in the Middle East & Africa

Luxury hotels adorning the many islands of the Indian Ocean such as the Seychelles or the Maldives are synonym with crystal clear blue waters, stunning landscapes and complete seclusion from the outside world. One can be in complete and utter peace while lounging around the many private sites of these hotels. Amongst the impressive list of luxury hotels in this area of the world, one stood above all, the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa.

According to this year’s Conde Nast Readers Travel Awards, this exclusive hotel won the award for best hotel in the Middle East, Africa & the Indian Ocean and also made number one in the “best of the best” Top 100. Guests raved about absolutely everything at the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa, especially its family-friendliness and its quality of food and restaurants.

Readers also ranted about the environmental friendliness of the North Islands, located in the striking Seychelles islands, and the spectacular location of the Singita Grumeti Reserves, bordering world-acclaimed Serengeti in Tanzania.

This year’s Conde Naste Readers Travel Awards for the Top 20 Leisure Hotels in the Middle East, Africa and the Indian Ocean are:

1 Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

2 North Island, Seychelles

North Island Seychelles`

3 Singita Grumeti Reserves, Tanzania

4 Vamizi Island, Mozambique

5 Soneva Fushi by Six Senses, Maldives

Soneva Fushi by Six Senses, Maldives

6 Jack’s Camp, Botswana

7 Le Quartier Français, Franschhoek, South Africa

Le Quartier Francais, South Africa

8 Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco

Kasbah Tamadot, Morocco

9 One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

One & Only Reethi Rah

10 Singita Sabi Sand, South Africa

Singita Sabi Sand, South Africa

11 The Oberoi, Mauritius

Oberoi Mauritius

12 Mena House Oberoi, Cairo

13 Lewa Safari Camp, Kenya

14 Frégate Island Private, Seychelles

Fregate Island, Seychelles

15 Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Tanzania

Ngorongoro Crater Losge, Tanzania

16 Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Londolozi Private Game Reserve, South Africa

17 Mnemba Island Lodge, Tanzania

Mnemba Island Lodge, Tanzania

18 Ellerman House, Cape Town, South Africa

Ellerman House, Cape Town, South Africa

19 The Chedi Muscat, Oman

The Chedi Muscat, Oman

20 Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai

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Roxanne or Roxy, founder of Luxe In A City, was nominated as one of the Top 5 Luxury Travel Bloggers by the readers of USA Today. Aside from overseeing this luxury travel blog, she spends her time teaching how to perfect the feeling of luxury to authentic niche brands while traveling the world with her family.
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