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Famously known as the Garden Route, the N2  between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth offers a picturesque nature extravaganza with year-round activities suitable for the whole family. With mountain ranges, forests, rivers, beaches and fynbos, this nature-rich destination is ideal for your next self-drive holiday in South Africa.

If you’re a honeymooner, an incurable romantic, or someone who revels in a little glorious seclusion, we have three great getaways for you in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. All are private, remote and romantic – splendid spoils for anyone intending to find an idyllic, private hideaway for romance.

When it comes to top honeymoon destinations, South Africa is a land of plenty.  If you live abroad and Africa beckons to you, an exclusive safari may be your first choice for a honeymoon. South Africa has an impressive selection of safari honeymoon options, so why not combine a big five safari with stunning wilderness accommodation … Continue reading “Five Superfine South African Safari Destinations for a Honeymoon”

A grand beach holiday never loses its appeal, especially when it’s on the alluringly warm Indian Ocean. Opulent, palatial and with all its five stars gleaming brightly, The Oyster Box in Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal offers all the glamour of a top-class beach holiday in South Africa, right on the ocean’s edge. Make use of a special … Continue reading “That Oceanic Feeling … A Lavish Beachside Holiday at The Oyster Box in Umhlanga With a Free Night”

The Timbavati Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s pristine wilderness areas and an excellent location for a private wildlife safari. The Timbavati sits on the western fringe of the Kruger National Park, and spans 53 000 hectares on which many varieties of wildlife roam free. Almost unique to the Timbavati is the rare white lion. … Continue reading “On Safari in Timbavati Game Reserve: Where to Stay”

South Africa’s Waterberg wilderness is an incredibly scenic area of Limpopo province, and a protected UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The Waterberg rests against a breathtaking canvas of mountain ranges and is home to the game reserves of Welgevonden, Entabeni and Lapalala Wilderness, all of which provide superb safari experiences and wilderness getaways. These range from ultra-luxurious … Continue reading “Wondrous Waterberg: The Place of Scenic Safaris in South Africa”

Knysna is a popular holiday town on South Africa’s glorious Garden Route offering superb holiday accommodation within easy access of the area’s many attractions. When it comes to choosing luxury holiday accommodation in Knysna, one can easily be spoilt for choice. Exclusive Getaways makes some recommendations.

South Africa’s superb scenery and moderate climate just beg for celebratory, outdoor food feasts shared under big skies studded with stars at night. In general, luxury lodges in South Africa capitalize on great weather and spectacular landscapes, and invite their guests to enjoy exceptional outdoor dining venues. Here we present 15 super-special outdoor feasting spots at … Continue reading “15 Awesome Ways to Have a Food Feast in South Africa”

Launch a splendid South African tour in beautiful Cape Town and conclude with an exciting Big Five safari in the Kruger National Park, visiting famous wine country along the way.

The Turtle Season at Thonga Beach Lodge extends from November to February. It’s an awesome experience to meet giant turtles at night, on Mabibi Bay’s long stretches of beach sands, where Loggerhead and Leatherback females come up to lay their eggs.  These magnificent creatures return to the Maputuland coastline every year – to the very beach … Continue reading “It’s Turtle Time: Meet Giant Turtles at Thonga Beach Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal”