Our love story

Who are World Leisure Holidays? We’re a well-known and respected South African tour operator who has been fulfilling exotic island dreams for South Africans for the past 29 years.

Dealing only in Indian Ocean island resorts and destinations, we are experts in all-things island, offering a wide range of exotic resorts and hotels that can meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.

Each of our properties is hand-picked for its basket of offerings and breath-taking location because we know what South Africans love and enjoy.

Whether you are after a relaxed, family-oriented, fun-filled break or are planning the honeymoon or wedding of your dreams with your partner, we can guarantee there will be a place for you. And, if you are adventurous at heart, all our resorts offer a cornucopia of activities and excursions that will get your adrenaline pumping and your body moving. 

What’s the secret of our ongoing customer satisfaction? We really understand the islands and hotels we offer you, all of which are underpinned by our solid foundation of great service, amazing people and, of course, magnificent memorable experiences. 

So many of our clients keep coming back because they love the support we offer and the expertise that we provide. We are very proud of what we do and how we do it.

Sol: The man who started it all

Famous hotel legend Sol Kerzner was the visionary behind the innovative thinking that launchedWorld Leisure Holidays in 1990. 

Today, our company is wholly owned by Sun Limited, a leading Mauritian-owned hotel and leisure group with a passion for delivering exceptional experiences. Over the past two decades, we’ve built a reputation for our ability to provide holidays synonymous with relaxation, surprise and delight, all provided in luxury and style.

Always giving you more island!

With over 50 dedicated staff members and multiple sales executives across South Africa, in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, we consistently uphold our competitive position as a best-of-breed tour operators and industry leader.

Our operational philosophy and all-round strategic approach sets us apart as a leading South African tour operator. The basis of our company as travel tour operators is a solid business model built on strong foundations which enjoys real organic growth as part of our drive for service excellence.

We represent some of the most exclusive global brands, like the iconic Sun Resorts portfolio, One&Only collection and Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Resort & Spa among others. Not only do we take our clients to Mauritius, but we also help them discover the island gems in Zanzibar, Maldives and the ever-popular Mozambique.

Our island mantra

Who are we?

World Leisure Holidays is a team of highly individualised and passionate people.

Why do we exist?

We achieve self-fulfilment by serving others in realising their dreams.

Core values:

o  Developing a team of passionate, self-fulfilled individuals 

o  Who passionately exceed customer expectations – all of the time 

o  Whilst continuously striving for perfection – believing that good enough never is 

o  Achieving sustainable bottom-line performance 

o  Whilst conducting ourselves honourably in all we do