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South Africa’s Wild Coast is a holiday paradise par excellence. Situated off the beaten track along a breathtaking stretch of coastline in the Eastern Cape, the beaches and forests of the Wild Coast are pristine and uncrowded. There are several resorts and lodges providing fantastic Wild Coast accommodation for families, honeymooners and travellers wanting to explore a beautifully rugged coastal … Continue reading “Go Wild! Wild Coast Holiday Resorts and Accommodation South Africa”

South Africa has a superb selection of exclusive wedding and honeymoon hotels. Among them are the three exceptional hotels forming part of The Collection by Liz McGrath. The Cellars-Hohenort, The Marine and The Plettenberg all offer magnificent wedding and honeymoon locations in the winelands of Constantia, on the cliffs of Hermanus and at the beach in … Continue reading “Wedding & Honeymoon Hotels Made in Heaven: The McGrath Collection South Africa”

‘Transformational travel‘ is an aspiration that’s become part of the 2017 travel scene. We recommend one of the following upcoming yoga retreats in 2017 for people wanting to self-connect and be changed on their holidays.

Madikwe Game Reserve is a premier game park in South Africa, home to the Big Five, the endangered African wild dog and much besides. Access to a precious wilderness is restricted to staying guests at around 20 luxury safari lodges in 75 000-hectare Madikwe, ensuring an exclusive South African safari experience on a captivating landscape.

A weekend getaway that swaps the city for the countryside is a great way to have a break and replenish spent energies. Luxury need not be unaffordable, and here we recommend affordable weekend getaways in and near Gauteng that provide superb garden, country or bushveld settings – all ideal for short breaks away from the city … Continue reading “Affordable Luxury Weekend Getaways In and Near Gauteng: Breaks in the Countryside and in the Bush”

A weekend getaway brings the benefits of a break in routine and a change of scenery. One of the best remedies for cabin fever, regular short breaks away from home are also possibly more beneficial than one long annual holiday, some have claimed. For jaded city dwellers, weekend getaways can certainly raise the relaxation factor, and so … Continue reading “Weekend Getaways Near Cape Town: Stays 2-3 Hours Away That Go The Extra Mile on Style”

Luxury accommodation in the Cape Winelands of the Western Cape is a fine way to enjoy the scenery of South Africa’s magnificent wine country, along with outstanding wines and food experiences on the Cape’s celebrated Wine Routes, of which there are several. An experience of the Cape Winelands is well worth including in your South African … Continue reading “Cape Winelands Accommodation: Luxury Stays on Western Cape Wine Routes”

Babylonstoren in the Cape Winelands is not only a luxury farm hotel of note, but also offers wonderful healing tea rituals in its Healing Garden, a component of the magnificent gardens at Babylonstoren which visitors come from far and wide to see. The healing garden has been planted with medicinal herbs, and during the healing tea ritual, … Continue reading “Healing Tea Rituals at Babylonstoren in Cape Winelands”

Addo Elephant National Park in Eastern Cape, South Africa, is a national treasure – a wilderness conservation area where elephants galore can be seen at remarkably close range. Some say that the park has the greatest profusion of elephants in all the world. Addo Elephant National Park is one of the prime attractions of the Eastern … Continue reading “Addo Elephant Park: Experience the Elephants of Addo From A Luxury Lodge”

South Africa has a variety of magnificent holiday escapes in the mountains. The Exclusive Getaways selection of upmarket and luxury mountain accommodation includes hotels and lodges in the famous Drakensberg Mountains of KwaZulu-Natal, the rugged Cederberg Mountains of the Western Cape, the beautiful Magaliesberg north of Johannesburg, and the enchanting mountains of Northern and Eastern Cape. Well … Continue reading “Get High: Magnificent Mountain Holiday Escapes in South Africa”

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”

KwaZulu-Natal offers a fantastic choice of safaris, some lodges offering great combinations of bush- and water-safaris. From stunning riverside safari suites and lodges set near wetlands and waterside, to lofty clifftop safari hideouts, the choice is yours to make.