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If you’re in the market for a getaway that doesn’t stretch your budget beyond its seams, consider one of our thirteen appealing getaways on a budget in South Africa. The best rates are up for grabs in winter, so the prices below are for low season travel. Some of our select getaways on a budget are 4 … Continue reading “13 Appealing Getaways on a Budget in South Africa”

Choose an exquisite environment, add experiences that please and pamper, mix in outstanding personal service and blend with a touch of mystery, and you have some wonderful spaces where romance is likely to find you. Exclusive Getaways brings you 12 of South Africa’s prime destinations for romantics, where everything conspires to create beauty and remoteness from everyday … Continue reading “A Dazzling Dozen South African Destinations for Romantics”

South Africa’s Wild Coast is a holiday paradise par excellence. Situated off the beaten track along a breathtaking stretch of coastline in the Eastern Cape, the beaches and forests of the Wild Coast are pristine and uncrowded. There are several resorts and lodges providing fantastic Wild Coast accommodation for families, honeymooners and travellers wanting to explore a beautifully rugged coastal … Continue reading “Go Wild! Wild Coast Holiday Resorts and Accommodation South Africa”

South Africa has a superb selection of exclusive wedding and honeymoon hotels. Among them are the three exceptional hotels forming part of The Collection by Liz McGrath. The Cellars-Hohenort, The Marine and The Plettenberg all offer magnificent wedding and honeymoon locations in the winelands of Constantia, on the cliffs of Hermanus and at the beach in … Continue reading “Wedding & Honeymoon Hotels Made in Heaven: The McGrath Collection South Africa”

‘Transformational travel‘ is an aspiration that’s become part of the 2017 travel scene. We recommend one of the following upcoming yoga retreats in 2017 for people wanting to self-connect and be changed on their holidays.

Madikwe Game Reserve is a premier game park in South Africa, home to the Big Five, the endangered African wild dog and much besides. Access to a precious wilderness is restricted to staying guests at around 20 luxury safari lodges in 75 000-hectare Madikwe, ensuring an exclusive South African safari experience on a captivating landscape.

A weekend getaway that swaps the city for the countryside is a great way to have a break and replenish spent energies. Luxury need not be unaffordable, and here we recommend affordable weekend getaways in and near Gauteng that provide superb garden, country or bushveld settings – all ideal for short breaks away from the city … Continue reading “Affordable Luxury Weekend Getaways In and Near Gauteng: Breaks in the Countryside and in the Bush”

A weekend getaway brings the benefits of a break in routine and a change of scenery. One of the best remedies for cabin fever, regular short breaks away from home are also possibly more beneficial than one long annual holiday, some have claimed. For jaded city dwellers, weekend getaways can certainly raise the relaxation factor, and so … Continue reading “Weekend Getaways Near Cape Town: Stays 2-3 Hours Away That Go The Extra Mile on Style”

Luxury accommodation in the Cape Winelands of the Western Cape is a fine way to enjoy the scenery of South Africa’s magnificent wine country, along with outstanding wines and food experiences on the Cape’s celebrated Wine Routes, of which there are several. An experience of the Cape Winelands is well worth including in your South African … Continue reading “Cape Winelands Accommodation: Luxury Stays on Western Cape Wine Routes”

Babylonstoren in the Cape Winelands is not only a luxury farm hotel of note, but also offers wonderful healing tea rituals in its Healing Garden, a component of the magnificent gardens at Babylonstoren which visitors come from far and wide to see. The healing garden has been planted with medicinal herbs, and during the healing tea ritual, … Continue reading “Healing Tea Rituals at Babylonstoren in Cape Winelands”

Addo Elephant National Park in Eastern Cape, South Africa, is a national treasure – a wilderness conservation area where elephants galore can be seen at remarkably close range. Some say that the park has the greatest profusion of elephants in all the world. Addo Elephant National Park is one of the prime attractions of the Eastern … Continue reading “Addo Elephant Park: Experience the Elephants of Addo From A Luxury Lodge”

South Africa has a variety of magnificent holiday escapes in the mountains. The Exclusive Getaways selection of upmarket and luxury mountain accommodation includes hotels and lodges in the famous Drakensberg Mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, the rugged Cederberg Mountains of the Western Cape, the beautiful Magaliesberg north of Johannesburg, and the enchanting mountains of Northern and Eastern Cape. Well … Continue reading “Get High: Magnificent Mountain Holiday Escapes in South Africa”

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