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These islands are open to leisure travel from South Africa

Matemwe Lodge dhow excursions. Image supplied.

  • Several island destinations are now open to leisure travel and within easy reach of South Africa.
  • They offer everything from palm-lined beaches to volcanic features and incredible marine life.
  • Some still have availability – and deals – for travel this year or early next.
  • Many are a direct flight away from Johannesburg, and most only require a negative PCR test before departure.
  • Here are several island holidays worth considering – and what Covid-19 considerations are currently in place.
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Nothing says escape from reality, or Covid-19, quite like an island holiday. After nearly two years of being difficult to reach or closed to tourism altogether, several islands within reach of South Africa are reopening to tourists – and some still have availability at reasonable rates for December and January. 

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