The Garden Route is a top holiday region in South Africa with masses to see and do. If you’re the kind of traveller who wants complete freedom to explore at your own pace on an easy-going family holiday and to dine in or out on a whim and when you please, it makes sense to self-cater. Choose your … Continue reading “Luxury Self-Catering Villa and Cottage Accommodation on the Garden Route”
Samara Private Game Reserve is a privately owned and award-winning wildlife sanctuary in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Spanning 70 000 acres, it forms part of an ancient landscape called the Karoo – a place of deep silence and great big skies that blink at night with liberal scatterings of stars. The Samara Private … Continue reading “Samara Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape: A Safari With Soul”
Having the sole use of a lodge large enough to accommodate the whole family – where several generations may be travelling together – or a getaway sufficiently sizeable for a number of friends holidaying as a group, is an extra-special luxury. Offering privacy from other guests not in your party, sole-use lodges are suitable options for family celebrations, reunions and holiday downtime. Exclusive-use lodges also … Continue reading “Luxury Multigenerational Family Travel and Private Small Group Getaways in South Africa”
The Manor House at Mont Rochelle is a gorgeously chic four-bedroom villa available for exclusive use to families and small groups of friends holidaying together in the Cape winelands.
Camp Jabulani’s Zindoga Villa is a lavish and fully self-contained safari sanctuary offering an extraordinary African wilderness experience in the Kapama Game Reserve in Limpopo. It’s an exquisite sole-use safari facility harmonizing beautifully with its wild surroundings.
A houseboat holiday in South Africa provides a novel and snazzy leisure experience. Water has its own magical sheen and beauty by day, and a special lull by night. So why not bunk down on a houseboat in an idyllic water setting, on a choice cruise-and-snooze holiday in South Africa. It’s also a great way of celebrating a … Continue reading “Cruising ‘n Snoozing: 4 Heaven-Sent Houseboat Holidays in South Africa”
Deliciously sumptuous for luxury-bracket safari clients to “move in” on holiday at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve in Mpumalanga, are the Bush Lodge Luxury Villas. In addition to the top-class Sabi Sabi wildlife experience (but in this case with your own private game vehicle, ranger and tracker), guests can look forward to opulent and expansive accommodation … Continue reading “Safari Bliss: Sabi Sabi Unveils the Gorgeous New Bush Lodge Luxury Villas”
If you book the Savanna Suite in the Savanna Private Game Reserve, you’ve secured your own family pad as a luxurious safari base in the heart of one of South Africa’s most rewarding wildlife reserves, the Sabi Sand. Here, you and your brood will kick back under thatch to the innumerable delights of a family … Continue reading “The Wilderness is a Wonderland for Young and Old: A Family Safari at Savanna Private Game Reserve”
“Fine art is the soul of Ellerman House, and our collection sets us apart from other fine hotels in South Africa.” (Ellerman House Website). At its splendid, thoroughly exclusive and sea-possessing location at Bantry Bay, Ellerman House has an impressive collection of art, making it a truly unique guest sanctuary for art-at-heart people who also … Continue reading “Art this not Fine? Ellerman House is The Destination in Cape Town for Art-at-Heart People”
So the whole family sets off on a bumper safari and arrives at family-friendly Tuningi Safari Lodge, a five-star hideaway deep in the wilderness of the North-West’s Madikwe Game Reserve, with over 75 000 hectares of wild adventure-territory at your feet. But let’s not jump the gun – getting there comes first: that’s a 4-hour drive from … Continue reading “Take the Kids to Tuningi Safari Lodge where All, Young & Old, have a Bumper Safari”
From the opulently sublime to the comfy and ridiculously good-value safari, and all sorts of variations in between, South Africa offers so many different kinds of safari experiences. In a country that has a wide range of landscapes, diverse wildlife and an imaginative array of twists to the good old safari, there really is something … Continue reading “Safaris in South Africa: From the Sublime to the Ridiculously Good-Value Safari”
There are times when nothing less than a lodge-to-yourselves will do. A family reunion, a special birthday or anniversary celebration, or any kind of gathering of the clan where plenty of space and privacy are essential – these are the times when you need a pad of your own – and many private game reserves come … Continue reading “A Bush-Pad of Your Very Own: Some Fabulous Exclusive-Use Lodges in South Africa”