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Isibindi Zulu Lodge

Isibindi Zulu Lodge is beautifully set above 4000 acres of eco-reserve in Zululand, close to the Anglo-Zulu battlefields of Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana. Traditional beehive suitessleep twelve guests in total, and each has a private deck overlooking the rugged reserve.  Guided excursions include nature drives to view birds and wildlife, picnics in a reserve free of large predators, tours of … Continue reading “Isibindi Zulu Lodge”


Hluhluwe River Lodge & Adventures

Tucked away in a forest with spectacular views of Lake St Lucia, family-friendly Hluhluwe River Lodge is close to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve. Enjoy self-drive safaris in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi, as well as guided birding and botanical excursions to False Bay Park. Other adventures include self-guided hiking trails in the surrounding sand forests, mountain biking, canoe trails and … Continue reading “Hluhluwe River Lodge & Adventures”


Highgrove House Country Lodge & Restaurant

A tranquil escape on 64 acres in Mpumalanga’s Lowveld, Highgrove House is set in forest and orchards of Macadamia and Avocado trees, just 20 minutes away from the Kruger National Park. Eight suites offer seclusion and comfort, all with log fireplaces and serene views of the exquisite gardens. The Orchard Suites have the added luxury of … Continue reading “Highgrove House Country Lodge & Restaurant”


Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is an award-winning hillside sanctuary is set above Walker Bay, less than two hours from Cape Town. Garden Lodge and Forest Lodge accommodate guests in luxury sea-facing suites beneath a canopy of old milkwoods. Environmentalists lead 4×4 drives, horse and hiking trails through forests and fynbos, coastal walks, seasonal whale-watching, and … Continue reading “Grootbos Private Nature Reserve”


Fugitives’ Drift

Fugitives’ Drift is an award-winning destination acclaimed for its battlefield tours to Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Started by Nicky and the late David Rattray in 1989, this is a world-class experience of heritage tourism featuring battlefield tours, horse riding, mountain biking and game walks. The Lodge and Guest House are situated on the site of the Fugitives’ … Continue reading “Fugitives’ Drift”


Franschhoek Country House & Villas

Franschhoek Country House & Villas offers lavish boutique-hotel-style accommodation in Franschhoek, in the heart of the Western Cape’s winelands. Luxurious rooms – most with balconies or patios – are set in the gardens or in the historic manor house.  Adjacent to the country house are the exclusive Villa Suites, each 100sq m suite providing generous bedroom, picture-perfect bathroom, lounge and two balconies or … Continue reading “Franschhoek Country House & Villas”


Entabeni Safari Conservancy

Entabeni Safari Conservancy is set in the majestic World Heritage Waterberg Biosphere in Limpopo Province, about 3 hours by car from Johannesburg. The reserve spans over 22 000 hectares of malaria-free bushveld, ravines, grasslands, sandy wetlands and wooded hills, and offers accommodation in five distinct lodges: Hanglip Mountain Lodge is surrounded by wetlands and plains, and provides 10 … Continue reading “Entabeni Safari Conservancy”


De Hoop Collection

De Hoop Nature Reserve is an ecological treasure of marine reserve, dunes, vlei, and rare fauna and flora.  Accommodation ranges from luxury catered accommodation in the historic Opstal Manor House, to self-catered cottages and rondawels in a variety of settings and variously configured.  The beautiful Melkkamer Manor and cottages are set a good distance away from … Continue reading “De Hoop Collection”


Colona Castle Manor House

Colona Castle is set high on mountain slopes above a shimmering lake district on the warm False Bay Coast, with breathtaking views across Table Mountain, the Cape Peninsula and Atlantic Ocean. Luxurious bedrooms and suites have views of the sea, lake and mountains. The service is friendly and obliging, and the area offers numerous attractions, … Continue reading “Colona Castle Manor House”


Cathedral Peak Hotel

Cathedral Peak Hotel is a well-loved, family-friendly Hotel set within a World Heritage Site in the Drakensberg Mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, where views of the surrounding valley and mountains are spectacular.  Leisure activities include FREE daily guided hikes, birding, rock art viewing, a jogging trail, tennis, and much more. At additional cost there is 9 hole golf, … Continue reading “Cathedral Peak Hotel”


Budmarsh Private Lodge

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in the heart of the magical Magaliesberg, Budmarsh Country Lodge is a world of elegance, tranquility and personalized attention. Ramble through beautiful gardens abundant with bird life, and enjoy delicious high teas and picnics. After a sumptuous dinner conjured by the Master Chef, relax in front of a roaring … Continue reading “Budmarsh Private Lodge”


Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat

Award-winning Bushmans Kloof is a luxury retreat and South African Natural Heritage site amid ancient rock formations in the Cederberg Mountains, 270km from Cape Town.  This breathtaking and malaria-free landscape is a safe haven for indigenous flora and fauna, and shelters many precious rock art sites. Activities include nature drives, rock art viewing, hiking and … Continue reading “Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat”