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La Plume Guest House

La Plume is an appealing 1902 Victorian homestead set on a working ostrich, alfalfa and vine farm near Oudtshoorn. Enjoy the tranquility of the Olifantsrivier Valley and the elegant old-world comforts of the guest house.  Easily accessible are the area’s natural hot springs, nature and wildlife reserves, the Cango Caves, ostrich show farms and wine … Continue reading “La Plume Guest House”


Thandeka Lodge & Spa

Thandeka Lodge & Spa is situated in the thriving wilderness of the Waterberg, a two-hour drive from Johannesburg. The main lodge is colonial in style, with touches of modern luxury. Twenty stylish tents are tucked away in the bushveld, each fully en-suite and with its own viewing deck. View a rich mosaic of wildlife in … Continue reading “Thandeka Lodge & Spa”


Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge

Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge lies in an exclusive-use concession in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, a beautiful, malaria-free wilderness that is home to the Big Five and much besides. Family suites, executive suites and standard rooms are private and positioned for wonderful bush views. Enjoy daily safari drives and walks, and treatments at an award-winning spa. Quad … Continue reading “Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge”


De Oude Kraal Country Estate & Spa

De Oude Kraal offers a restoring stayover on route to Cape Town. Gerhard and Marie Lombard welcome guests to their family farmhouse, set on a merino sheep farm 35 km south of Bloemfontein. Garden rooms are large and private, with patios and fireplaces. Enjoy Marie’s excellent traditional dinners, copious breakfasts and mouthwatering teatime treats. Leisure activities … Continue reading “De Oude Kraal Country Estate & Spa”


Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren is an exquisitely preserved Cape farm dating back to 1692. Set amid vineyards and orchards in the Drakenstein Valley, the sophisticated farm hotel invites guests to enjoy the entire farm and its modern spa and gym.  At the heart of the farm a one-of-its-kind garden spanning all of 8 acres and supplying the well-known restaurant Babel. Guest … Continue reading “Babylonstoren”


Black Rhino Game Lodge

Black Rhino Game Lodge is tucked away in an old Tamboti forest at the base of an ancient volcanic crater in the greater Pilanesberg National Park. Explore 58 000 hectares of malaria-free grasslands, valleys, forests and mountainsides on guided game drives and walking excursions. The lodge looks out on a waterhole – a living hub … Continue reading “Black Rhino Game Lodge”


Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa

Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa is a magnificent Cape Winelands property overlooking the vineyards of Stellenbosch.  Historic Cape Dutch architecture meets contemporary African artworks and artefacts at a destination where art, hospitality and wine blend seamlessly.  The prestigious Delaire Graff estate features ten exclusive guest lodges, two outstanding restaurants, a modern winery,  state-of-the-art Spa and two … Continue reading “Delaire Graff Lodges & Spa”


Kuname Lodge

Kuname Lodge is a small, exclusive safari lodge set in 9 000 hectares of wilderness within the Karongwe Private Game Reserve, Limpopo.  Nudging up beside the Drakensberg escarpment and close to a watering hole, the lodge offers spectacular views, as well as exciting Big Five game viewing. Five luxurious chalets and the sole-use, three-bedroom Kuname … Continue reading “Kuname Lodge”


Chisomo Safari Camp

Set deep in Limpopo’s Karongwe Game Reserve, Chisomo Safari Camp has a supreme position overlooking the Makhutsi River. 22 Tents are canopied by ancient trees along the river bank, where you have every chance of seeing the Big Five from your own deck. Additionally, guided safaris depart each day at daybreak and again in the … Continue reading “Chisomo Safari Camp”


Shiduli Private Game Lodge

Shiduli Private Game Lodge offers a safari spoil in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve in Limpopo.  The lodge is a comfy home-from-home, set in the dappled shade of an indigenous garden and offering lounges with internet facilities, bar, sparkling pool and thatched dining areas.  Welcoming children of all ages, it is perfect for families. View … Continue reading “Shiduli Private Game Lodge”


Karongwe River Lodge

Karongwe River Lodge is one of several inviting safari options in Limpopo’s Big Five Karongwe Private Game Reserve, overlooking the majestic Drakensberg mountains. A riverside base is the tranquil setting for your safari here, where you are privy to the views and secret life of the Makhutsi River. Watch animals from your private deck between … Continue reading “Karongwe River Lodge”


Mabula Game Lodge

Mabula Game Lodge is set in a 12 000-hectare wilderness reserve in the Waterberg, just two hours north of Johannesburg. Free of malaria, the reserve supports game such as elephant, lion, white rhino, hippo, leopard and buffalo.  African python and the Nile crocodile are also seen in the reserve, along with over 300 bird species.  … Continue reading “Mabula Game Lodge”