Jacy Angelle

Africa Travel Expert

Jacy is a native Texan, and lives in the capital city of Austin, Texas. She became a travel enthusiast while co-owner of a successful travel photography business. Upon the buyout of her business and because of her passion for travel, Jacy remained in the industry, becoming a Virtuoso Luxury Travel Advisor.  After gaining experience and expertise, she founded her own brand as an independent luxury travel advisor within the Virtuoso Travel Consortium.

A travel industry event brought Jacy to the continent for the first time, where she explored Cape Town, drove scenic coastal roads of South Africa, and travelled to Namibia. This coupled with years of curating exciting African adventures for clients made Africa one of her heartfelt loves.

Jacy's Favourite Properties

Sanctuary Olonana Camp

Sanctuary Olonana has the perfect location overlooking a private stretch of the Mara River. The 14 oversized tents are extremely comfortable, and have parquet floors, four-poster beds and private verandas looking onto the hippo-dotted river. Game viewing is excellent at any time of year, and from around July to October…

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Singita Mara River Tented Camp

Imagine an intimate safari camp in the middle of Tanzania where you can watch the world’s most dramatic wildlife spectacle: the great migration! That’s Singita’s Mara River Camp. The camp operates “off-the-grid” and relies entirely on a custom designed solar system for its power. The luxury tented camp – with…

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Bisate Lodge

Bisate Lodge has 6 woven villas, perched like weaver birds’ nests on the steep forested slopes bordering Volcanoes National Park. When the lodge opened in 2017, it added a new level of luxury to the Volcanoes region. Each spacious villa has a modern interior, brightened by splashes of vibrant green….

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andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge

andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge has a spectacular setting, surrounded by the vast expanse of the Namib Desert. The 10 stone-and-glass suites are wonderfully private with large windows letting in the desert views. There’s a fireplace for chilly evenings, and a glass skylight above the bed for cosy stargazing in the…

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Abu Camp

Abu Camp lies in a private concession in the Okavango Delta. Accommodation is in luxurious tented villas and the surrounding area offers superb game viewing, but what Abu Camp is best known for is its elephants. Shortly after arrival you’ll be introduced to the resident herd: walk with the elephants…

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Jacy's Favourite Destinations

Namibia

Namibia is a magical country in Southern Africa – and it captures the soul. It’s a land of endless horizons, contrasting landscapes, the oldest desert on earth and starlit skies (see our 10 most romantic lodges here).

Namibia’s Skeleton Coast is a striking,…

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Rwanda

Spending time with mountain gorillas is a true bucket list experience! Volcanoes National Park is home to about half the world’s mountain gorilla population, making Rwanda a top choice for a gorilla trekking safari. As for the setting, the country is extremely beautiful with its steep slopes…

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Tanzania

Tanzania is home to the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro, the coral reefs of Zanzibar, the migration on Serengeti’s savannah (in the Southern and Northern Serengeti), Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater, as well as the Great Rift Valley. With spectacular scenery, cultures and…

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Botswana

The Jewel of Africa, Botswana is one of the best wildlife destinations in the world. The country is renowned for its large, inland river delta, the Okavango Delta. Botswana is also home to the earth’s most impressive salt pan, The Makgadikgadi, and the largest continuous desert, The Kalahari. …

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