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If you dream of riding the big wave, Jeffreys Bay is your holiday spot. Not only is this where the surf gets real colossal, it’s also a great spot for sand boarding on milk-white dunes and getting high on kite surfing. Stand up paddling is popular too, on the ocean and on the lagoon. Jeffreys … Continue reading “Jeffreys Bay, Playground of Big Surf and Beautiful Beaches: Where to Stay”

A splendid world of beaches, glistening lagoons and wilderness areas, Mossel Bay is a fabulous holiday destination at the start of the Garden Route, travelling from Cape Town.

Visitors to South Africa will want to see the breathtaking coastlines and world-class beaches for which the country is famous. Three popular coastal towns of absolute distinction – and holiday playgrounds second to none – are Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay. Exclusive Getaways recommends a hotel of distinction in each of these towns, to include … Continue reading “Coasting Along 5-Star: Exceptional Stays in Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay”

Free-roaming lions have returned to the Plains of Camdeboo after an absence of close on 200 years. Samara Private Game Reserve has re-introduced lions to its magnificent Karoo wilderness, securing another triumph for conservation in the area. This premier private game reserve is now the custodian of a Big Five wilderness.

Wilderness wonderlands and getaways that are free of dangerous predators deliver the supreme gift of freedom. Freedom to walk, freedom to hike, freedom to horse ride or picnic close to nature without threat of dangerous predators. Here are some spectacular nature getaways in South Africa where the wilderness offers safe, predator-free access to its magic.

Ideas for yearend getaways and celebrations become the talk of the town as we thumb the last couple of pages of our 2018 calendars. Yearend deserves its fair share of festivities. It’s the time of year when we take stock of our accomplishments and pat ourselves and colleagues on the back for work well done. … Continue reading “Great Ideas for Yearend Celebrations and Getaways”

Johannesburg – holding rank as South Africa’s City of Gold and the country’s largest city – has a plethora of large world-class hotels, smaller boutique establishments and outstanding guesthouses, with superb offerings for holiday-makers and business travellers. Here, Exclusive Getaways lists some highly reputable favourites.

If you live in a city like Johannesburg or Pretoria, you will probably relish the idea of a luxury weekend getaway that is easily accessible from home, to offer you a short reprieve from the rush and scurry of city life, and the opportunity to ignite your spark again. Exclusive Getaways suggests a few wilderness … Continue reading “6 Super Weekend Getaways from Joburg”

When you need a dose of nature to restore and recharge, consider these favourite nature getaways from Exclusive Getaways, featuring a selection of catered and self-catering accommodation in fantastic nature settings. KOSI FOREST LODGE, Isimagaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal Secluded in a sand forest in a treasured nature area. Guided canoe trips, forest walks, outings to … Continue reading “Nature Getaway Extravaganza: 10 Phenomenal Nature Getaways in the Cape and KwaZulu-Natal”

The Wild Coast of South Africa is an unspoiled wonderland if ever there was one. Situated in the Eastern Cape, the Wild Coast incorporates the area between the Mtamvuna River in the north and the Great Kei River in the south. This alluring and unsullied area features fantastic cliffs, the most breathtaking coastlines and bays … Continue reading “The Wild Coast, South Africa: Where To Stay in a Pristine Wonderworld”