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Although the Western Cape as a whole wrestles the grip of a harsh and prolonged drought, there are indeed some pockets in the region that are relatively free from water scarcity and where use of water is not currently restricted. For Capetonians and so many others in the Western Cape who’ve been curtailing and measuring … Continue reading “Splash Out on an Exclusive Getaway in Western Cape Areas Without Water Restrictions”

One of the most delicious things about being on holiday is being able to sit back and contemplate the scene before you, without rush or demand. A country of varied landscapes and spectacular scenery, South Africa is an ideal country in which to create a scenic holiday with many opportunities to pull up a chair … Continue reading “Pull Up a Chair. Fine Places in South Africa to Sit and Enjoy Breath-Catching Views”

When it comes to self-catering holiday accommodation in South Africa, the spectrum is vast. In this post we shine the spotlight on some wonderful hidden gems that you may not know about – places that offer stylish self-catering to discerning do-it-yourself guests. A little luxury – or a lot – is what defines these self-catering … Continue reading “The Secret’s Out: Hidden Gems for Stylish Self-Catering Getaways in South Africa”

Samara Private Game Reserve is an extraordinary landscape in the Great Karoo. It is a precious wilderness where life is sacred and carefully conserved. Forming part of a larger vision to create South Africa’s third largest protected area in a global biodiversity hotspot in Eastern Cape, Samara is committed to redeem the ecosystem of the incomparable Great … Continue reading “‘Love Will Save This Place’: Message from Samara Private Game Reserve for Valentine’s Month”

A safari holiday in South Africa is a magical experience. Here, Exclusive Getaways sets out what you can expect on a typical few days whilst on safari in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, one of the most visited wilderness areas in South Africa. The Sabi Sand is home to an astonishing abundance of wildlife, and … Continue reading “48 Hours in Sabi Sands: Your South African Safari Holiday in a Top Private Game Reserve”

Make the very best of your safari in South Africa by making sure you luxuriate at a luxury lodge. Let Exclusive Getaways help you select a fabulous safari lodge, where it’s all about having the finest wildlife encounter and loads of luxury living between safari adventures.

As South Africa’s biggest city in its wealthiest province, Johannesburg is a bustling hub for commerce. For bleisure travellers going to Jozi on business and wanting luxurious accommodation and prime leisure to counterbalance work, consider the following top hotels which will not disappoint. 

Birders and nature people, Kings Camp Private Game Reserve will be offering a 3-day luxury birding safari in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve throughout 2018. Forming part of the Greater Kruger National Park, the Timbavati offers exceptional birding opportunities, with more than 360 species at home there. The Kings Camp Birding Safari offers a winning … Continue reading “Luxurious 3-Day Birding Safari in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve South Africa”

Women travelling solo in South Africa have a fabulous array of options to choose from. We share 6 of our favourite solo travel ideas for women holidaying in South Africa with you, but we also have many more ideas to share, so feel free to ask us.

South Africa is best known for its extraordinary wildlife safaris. Bumper safari holidays are one of the reasons South Africa ranks among the world’s most sought-after holiday destinations. But there are many other compelling reasons to visit South Africa: its breathtaking conservation areas; luxurious rail travel which offers spectacular sightseeing across vast portions of the country; … Continue reading “20 Reasons to Visit South Africa: Wildlife, Wilderness, Beach Bliss And Much More”

Families coming to South Africa on safari are fully entitled to have great expectations. South Africa caters exceptionally well to families coming out to enjoy luxury safaris in prime game viewing areas, offering numerous luxury safari villas with superb accommodation in several bedrooms, along with sumptuous in- and outdoor leisure areas and dedicated game ranging … Continue reading “Mamma Mia! 10 Superfine Family Safari Villas in South Africa”

Welcome aboard the Shongololo Express. Experience the best of South Africa on a train journey of distinction, enjoying a host of on-board comforts and a splendid array of landscapes and holiday experiences. Operated by Rovos Rail, South Africa’s leading provider of superior train trips, Shongololo Express is a fabulous way to taste South Africa, enjoying … Continue reading “Welcome Aboard Shongololo Express: Terrific Train Journeys to Include in Your South African Holiday”