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With 25 years of experience as an organizer of safaris and holidays in South Africa, we offer you a few tips on how to avoid the booking blunders that do not make for happy holidays. So, when wooed short-notice by your wanderlust, bear these pointers in mind and perhaps also consider using the services of a … Continue reading “Booking Blunders to Watch Out For for When you’re Wooed Short-Notice by Your Wanderlust”

Silvermine West – the portion of the Silvermine Nature Reserve featuring the reservoir – reopened on 22 December 2015 – a wonderful pre-Christmas gift following a 10-month closure for rehabilitation after the March 2015 ‘Cape Fire’. As frequent visitors to the reserve, we had been eagerly awaiting the re-opening, and so we were there bright and early … Continue reading “Silvermine West Re-Opened: We Visited on 22 December 2015”

Guest Post: by Webjet South Africa is a beautiful country with a landscape as diverse as its people. At the right time of year you can find everything from verdant green forests and pristine sandy beaches to untouched swaths of Karoo vegetation and even snow-capped mountains. If you’re a local, then you’ll know most of these … Continue reading “7 Magical Places in South Africa to Pop the Question”

A riverside holiday in South Africa can be a wonderfully scenic getaway that might include some wildlife viewing from a comfy deckchair; a dash of boating, canoeing or fishing; or lazy hours on a riverbank contemplating nature in all her riverside splendour. It might even include a lanternlit dinner for two, far away from the city, with toes a-tingle in … Continue reading “Bank on It! Stunning Riverside Lodges in South Africa”

Kosher travellers planning a safari holiday in South Africa are well catered for at several luxury safari lodges. A number of exclusive lodges offer unforgettable safari experiences, at the same time ensuring that specific kosher dining requirements are met. What follows is a our pick of prime safari lodges that enable guests to keep kosher on safari in South … Continue reading “Keeping Kosher on Safari in South Africa: Prime Safari Lodges Offering Kosher Dining”

Prestigious hotels set on sprawling garden estates near city centres are a rare and precious indulgence. Green sanctuaries for visitors, hotels set on garden estates offset the fast pace of city life and provide superb leisure in the grand tradition of classic garden hotels. We offer you a prime selection of great garden hotels in Cape Town. 

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.

Creaking timber, furtive birds, the occasional snap of twigs. Secluded siesta-spots beside knotted tree trunks. Black nights bathed in moonlight, giving way to daylight’s first beams glinting through the forest canopy … these are some of the delights of an enchanted forest getaway in South Africa. Select luxurious forest accommodation at some of South Africa’s enchanting forest lodges.

It’s a treat to have jacuzzi accommodation on safari, and a number of luxury safari lodges in South Africa offer guests the delight of private jacuzzi hot tubs at their suites. What better way to body-soothe and rejuvenate than this – between safari excursions on the Land Rover or on foot. We offer you an … Continue reading “Six Jacuzzi Jaunts in the Wilderness: Where to Find A Jacuzzi Tub on Safari in South Africa”

Single supplement is the premium usually charged to travellers staying alone in a room. The thinking behind the single surcharge is that hotels and lodges typically base their costs on two people sharing a room, which means that single occupancy necessitates a premium charge. Be that as it may, solo travellers understandably prefer to visit lodges that … Continue reading “Solo Luxury Safari Travel in South Africa Where There’s No Single Supplement”

The business traveller in South Africa has a vast choice of luxury accommodation and exclusive hotel services. Large, business-oriented hotels, first-rate suburban boutique establishments, and select apartments are among the luxury accommodation options for high-end executive travellers in South Africa.

South Africa has shopping experiences aplenty, and luxury hotels and lodges to provide exclusive accommodation for your shopping holiday in South Africa. Shopping experiences are vast and varied, ranging from large, high-end shopping malls at one end of the spectrum, to homegrown arts and crafts along pretty country meanders on the other end of the sweep. Here we bring … Continue reading “Shop ‘Til You Drop: 5 Luxurious Shopping-Holiday Stays in South Africa”