Melinda van der Merwe

Res Desks
Res Desks Consultant

Franschhoek office: Melinda loves the African sun and the magnificent nature that surrounds her. She is passionate about making someone's dream holiday become a reality, and when asked what she loves about working for Classic Portfolio she replies with a smile "being part of a company that has a heart for sustainability and conservation makes working with the all-girls team a dream!"

Responsibility: Managing client reservations.

Mozambique

WHAT WE LOVE: Besides the fact that most of our team are beach fanatics and keen scuba divers, we love the fact that Mozambique is still rather undiscovered. Our Portfolio includes two amazing beach escapes: the Bazaruto Archipelago and the northern Quirimbas Archipelago. Visitors who combine a safari with the more commercial beaches of Mauritius have no idea on how much they are missing out. Mozambique is renowned for its relaxed, tropical atmosphere and exceptionally friendly people, but by far its biggest draw cards are its expansive beaches, secluded islands and spectacular marine life. With a history of limited coastal development combined with beautiful beaches and amazing numbers of whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins, turtles, coral fish and reefs. The setting for this experience is hard to beat.

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Chikoko Trails

Slightly upstream from the parent camp Tafika, Chikoko Trails is compromised of two camps: Chikoko Tree Camp and Crocodile River Camp. Both camps are only accessible by foot - a small price to pay for the freedom of a walking wilderness free of roads and cell phones! - and offer guests a unique bush experience. Set in a beautiful corner of the valley, in a true wilderness area where there are no roads, these camps have excellent game densities and offer you a great opportunity to experience the bush on foot in isolated and natural surroundings...

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