Country Getaways

The journey to Robertson is prettier than ever now that the roadsides are strewn with Spring flowers. Your destination in the handsome 150-year old country town is The Robertson Small Hotel – a Victorian country gem looking gorgeously spruce of shades of pale grey and white. It’s just perfect for a cosy couple slip-away, an anniversary or a … Continue reading “Hello Capetonians, Anyone for a Weekend Getaway in Robertson?”

Drop the blinds, leave the budgies with a double scoop, lock up your routines and head for the hills. Or the plains, the valleys or the bushveld. A weekend getaway offers a change of view that as good as wipes the body-mind slate clean and offers a Quick Refresh. Here are some of our suggestions … Continue reading “Exit Jozi. Weekend Getaways Away from the City”

After a two-day jaunt in the stunning Spioenkop Valley, two Exclusive Getaways leisure-trippers returned refreshed and full of the joys of a Spring getaway in KwaZulu-Natal. Our enthusiastic adventurers were hosted by Simon and Cheryl Blackburn at their beautiful Spioenkop homestead, resting contentedly above the valley.

“It’s a chef’s responsibility to make an ingredient shine“.  And that’s exactly what Jackie Cameron does so well in her great Midlands kitchen at the beautiful Hartford House.

Here’s the story … Need a kick-start as an aspirant writer? Well, you could spend a luxurious weekend at De Hoek Country Hotel from 12 – 14 October, soaking up some inspiration from nature and having internationally published novelist, journalist, columnist and broadcaster Hamilton Wende give you the heads-up on how to get published in all … Continue reading “The Write Weekend to Go to De Hoek Country Hotel, Magaliesberg”

Plotting your next weekend getaway ex Cape Town? Well, one of the ways to leave the static of the city behind you, is to head out – and not too far either, mind you – to gorgeous wine country for some clean, crisp country air and all the good things of life, while nature scoops you … Continue reading “Wine Country Calls, and There’s a Heavenly Hideaway at Angala Boutique Hotel near Franschhoek”

Let’s clink glasses to The Robertson Small Hotel on clinching the title of ‘Best Luxury Country Hotel in South Africa’ at the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards Gala Ceremony in Croatia on 16th September.