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Make the very best of your safari in South Africa by making sure you luxuriate at a luxury lodge. Let Exclusive Getaways help you select a fabulous safari lodge, where it’s all about having the finest wildlife encounter and loads of luxury living between safari adventures.

As South Africa’s biggest city in its wealthiest province, Johannesburg is a bustling hub for commerce. For bleisure travellers going to Jozi on business and wanting luxurious accommodation and prime leisure to counterbalance work, consider the following top hotels which will not disappoint. 

Birders and nature people, Kings Camp Private Game Reserve will be offering a 3-day luxury birding safari in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve throughout 2018. Forming part of the Greater Kruger National Park, the Timbavati offers exceptional birding opportunities, with more than 360 species at home there. The Kings Camp Birding Safari offers a winning … Continue reading “Luxurious 3-Day Birding Safari in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve South Africa”

Women travelling solo in South Africa have a fabulous array of options to choose from. We share 6 of our favourite solo travel ideas for women holidaying in South Africa with you, but we also have many more ideas to share, so feel free to ask us.

South Africa is best known for its extraordinary wildlife safaris. Bumper safari holidays are one of the reasons South Africa ranks among the world’s most sought-after holiday destinations. But there are many other compelling reasons to visit South Africa: its breathtaking conservation areas; luxurious rail travel which offers spectacular sightseeing across vast portions of the country; … Continue reading “20 Reasons to Visit South Africa: Wildlife, Wilderness, Beach Bliss And Much More”

Families coming to South Africa on safari are fully entitled to have great expectations. South Africa caters exceptionally well to families coming out to enjoy luxury safaris in prime game viewing areas, offering numerous luxury safari villas with superb accommodation in several bedrooms, along with sumptuous in- and outdoor leisure areas and dedicated game ranging … Continue reading “Mamma Mia! 10 Superfine Family Safari Villas in South Africa”

Welcome aboard the Shongololo Express. Experience the best of South Africa on a train journey of distinction, enjoying a host of on-board comforts and a splendid array of landscapes and holiday experiences. Operated by Rovos Rail, South Africa’s leading provider of superior train trips, Shongololo Express is a fabulous way to taste South Africa, enjoying … Continue reading “Welcome Aboard Shongololo Express: Terrific Train Journeys to Include in Your South African Holiday”

A luxury safari in South Africa is brimful with magic moments, but let’s take a few moments to name a few of the absolutely unforgettable experiences and magic moments on a luxury safari in South Africa. And these kinds of experiences are not at all unusual; there is every chance that all this magic will … Continue reading “Our Top Ten “Magic Moments” of a Luxury Safari in South Africa”

Tantalizing tastings are among the highlights of a stay in the Cape winelands – tastings not only of the Cape’s famous wines, but also of other scrumptious local artisanal products, including olives, chocolate, coffee, gin and beer. And of course, some of these pair superbly with wine. Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa, a sprawling hotel complex near … Continue reading “Tasting The Helderberg: 6 Superior Tasting Experiences in the Cape Winelands”

South Africa’s warm summers, dazzling coastlines and phenomenal beaches place the country in a league of its own for idyllic beach holidays. The mother city of Cape Town is one of the world’s ultimate beach holiday destinations, boasting many Blue Flag beaches, sheltered bays, and scores of sublime seaside hotels. Exclusive Getaways lists a selection … Continue reading “Beach Holidays Made in Heaven: Blissful Beach and Ocean Hotels in Cape Town”

Yes, it’s true that many of South Africa’s safari lodges are already chock a block for Christmas. But if you want to give a Special Other an amazing safari getaway for Christmas, you could cast your vision ahead and book a 2018 out-of-season safari (winter prices are good) as your gift. See what Santa has … Continue reading “Santa’s Safaris: Get Festive and Give a Safari Getaway”

No holiday in the Western Cape of South Africa would be complete without visiting at least a few of the small charismatic country towns that add so much appeal to the region. Self-drive visitors in the Western Cape are well advised to hit the road and explore some of our charming country towns once they … Continue reading “7 Charismatic Country Towns in the Western Cape and Where To Stay”