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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”

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 …

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.

The Eastern Cape of South Africa is aburst with potential for travel, discovery and upscale holidays. The abundantly scenic Eastern Cape is one of the shining gems in South Africa’s crown, offering masses of experiences as diverse as bush and beach, city and countryside. Probably best known as the traditional home of the Xhosa people and birthland … Continue reading “Travel the Extraordinary Eastern Cape: Luxury Accommodation for Beach, Bush, City and Countryside Holidays”

There’s a Spanish proverb that promises, “With wine and hope, anything is possible.” In the Cape winelands, there is wine in abundance, and there’s also mild Mediterranean-type weather, gobsmackingly beautiful scenery, and a plethora of sumptuous hotels and lodges, some on magnificent wine estates where fine wines are produced and the sensuous pleasures of good living … Continue reading “Wine, Weather and Super-Sumptuous Stays for Romance in the Cape Winelands”

The Western Cape of South Africa has seaboards, coastlines and beach playgrounds that rival the best in the world. From classy city-edge seafronts abuzz with holiday-makers, to tranquil small-town waterfronts and slow-paced seaside villages, Exclusive Getaways offers sea- and beach-bound travellers a fabulous selection of casual yet luxurious hotels near the beach in the Western Cape.

Valentines month invites a little extra indulgence for couples. Grasp the wonderful opportunities that Cupid offers for a romantic getaway during the month of love.  Whether your preference is for a winelands retreat with fine food and wine, a sleek spa getaway at the oceanside, an escape into the wide arms of nature, or an unrivalled safari … Continue reading “Romantic Luxury Hideouts for Valentines Month”

South Africa has a fabulous variety of favourite family getaways – places that offer a winning combination of super-comfy family accommodation, value for money and a supreme outdoor lifestyle in magnificent settings. For families wanting a holiday of fun-in-the-sun, spiced with a good dash of luxury, at a lodge that caters well for the whole … Continue reading “Family Favourites: Stylish and Ever-Popular Family Getaways in South Africa”

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion,” was the sentiment of Albert Camus. South Africa has many spaces rugged and remote – extraordinary faraway (and less faraway) places to retreat to, for the riches of quietude, slowing down, and the exquisitely restorative and inspiriting gifts of nature.  … Continue reading “Exceptional Retreats in the Cape of South Africa: Places Away From it All, Restorative and Luxurious”

The Isimangaliso Wetland Park in KwaZulu-Natal is one of South Africa’s greatest treasures. It’s also a global wonder and a proclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ecologically one of its kind and located well off the beaten track in Zululand, the Isimangaliso Wetland Park is a wonderworld of natural beauty and a must for anybody serious about discovering KwaZulu-Natal’s best … Continue reading “Isimangaliso Wetland Park: Luxury Lodges In and Near KwaZulu-Natal’s Wondrous Estuary Site”

A safari in South Africa is very much about activity – getting that early-morning wake up call from your ranger and rising before the sun to be out on the Land Rover for the day’s first exciting safari adventure. This will very likely be followed a bit later in the morning by a guided bush walk, and then in … Continue reading “All Decked Out: Stunning Leisure Decks for Your South African Safari”

Sleepouts, star beds and luxury open-air suites are the ultimate outdoor accommodation, allowing for experiences that are an arm’s reach away from the wilderness, its beauty and its wildlife. Several luxury safari and nature lodges in South Africa offer stylish sleepout facilities, usually as an optional one-night add-on experience to an indoor stay. We bring you a round up of gorgeous … Continue reading “Under the Stars: Luxurious Wilderness Sleepouts in South Africa”