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A luxury tented safari in South Africa is a wilderness-near experience, placing no more than necessary between you and wilderness. Yet, at the same time, a luxury safari tent provides the kinds of conveniences that make a safari a pleasurable indulgence. Fashionable decor, gorgeous en-suite bathroom facilities, air-conditioning, mosquito drapes, bar and beverage facilities, private verandahs and trendy … Continue reading “ConTent in the Wilderness: Luxury Tented Safaris in South Africa”

Shrouded in silence and topped by the widest, deepest and most liberally star-strewn skies one could imagine, the Great Karoo is an awe-inspiring desert landscape where time stalls. Life is slow and deliberate – reverent, almost, and with plenty of room for travellers coming to pay their respects. The landscape is unforgiving in its climatic extremes, yet … Continue reading “Crazy About the Karoo? Great Places to Stay in South Africa’s Great Karoo and Little Karoo”

Enchantment, adventure, high jinks, and some of the largest (and cutest) animals on the planet – we have all this and much more here in South Africa. When you feel the need to delight, reward, treat or inspire the kid who lives inside you, opt for one of our getaways that will feed your inner child – … Continue reading “Enchanting Places to Take Your Inner Child on Holiday in South Africa”

For people whose dogs are well-and-truly members of the family, pet-friendly holiday accommodation is a very welcome allowance. We list some pet-friendly lodges and self-catering holiday homes in the Western Cape where pooches can, under certain conditions, accompany you. This list serves as a guideline only; please enquire about your pets at time of booking, … Continue reading “Pet-Friendly Holiday Accommodation in the Western Cape”

South Africa has numerous wilderness areas alive with wildlife. Visitors coming on safari can, quite literally, be spoilt for choice without expert guidance. Famed for its gloriously remote and unspoiled landscapes supporting the Big Five and much else besides, South Africa is a bespoke safari destination that draws holiday-makers from across the globe to experience a remarkable … Continue reading “Safaris South Africa: What to Know and How to Book”

It’s a real treat to go on a luxury safari in a prime wilderness area where there’s no risk of contracting malaria. For groups of travellers who might be more vulnerable to the risk of malaria – infants and young children with minimal immunity, mums-to-be, and people who live in areas without malaria – South Africa is … Continue reading “13 Amazing Malaria-Free Safaris in South Africa”

Meet Becks Safari Lodge, a gorgeous new safari hideaway set at a riverside in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve. Privileged to form part of the greater Kruger National Park, South Africa’s premier wildlife region, Beck’s is a chic haven of luxury enveloped by wilderness. Let’s meander through a magnificent day in the good life of Becks Safari Lodge …

Make a difference to wildlife conservation in South Africa by participating in conservation initiatives during your safari holiday, or by volunteering. By lending a hand to conservation activities, you become part of protecting South Africa’s wildlife in addition to enjoying an outstanding safari.

Our choice of enticing bleisure stays in Cape Town prove that business and leisure can be fabulous mixers. Work and play on the same trip  – this is a practice made easy at these hotels and apartments in Cape Town, set in prime locations for business trips and spiced up for some of the pleasures of being on … Continue reading “Enticing Bleisure Stays in Cape Town”

Londolozi Tree Camp is a gorgeous high-end safari sanctuary in the Londolozi Private Game Reserve, situated in the Sabi Sands of Mpumalanga, South Africa. At Londolozi Tree Camp, safari experiences are supreme, and accommodation exclusive and sublime, tucked away under a canopy of leadwood trees. Sumptuous and generously spacious interiors and beautifully positioned leisure decks create magnificent … Continue reading “A Day in the Life of … Londolozi Tree Camp: Exclusive Safari Accommodation in Sabi Sand South Africa”

Exclusivity, privacy and an enviable luxury lifestyle defines 21 Nettleton – a sublime private mansion set high on the slopes of Lion’s Head above the ocean in Clifton, offering matchless views from its glorious position.

Much more than a trendy buzzword, experiential travel is about steeping yourself deeply in a country at the level of felt experience. South Africa is a captivating land, inviting deep engagement with its beautiful landscapes, its warm-hearted people and a dazzling array of sensory experience. Experiential travel is about participation, being fully immersed in conservation experiences as an active participant … Continue reading “Luxury Experiential Travel in South Africa: How To Steep Yourself Deeply in Conservation”