When it comes to self-catering holiday accommodation in South Africa, the spectrum is vast. In this post we shine the spotlight on some wonderful hidden gems that you may not know about – places that offer stylish self-catering to discerning do-it-yourself guests. A little luxury – or a lot – is what defines these self-catering … Continue reading “The Secret’s Out: Hidden Gems for Stylish Self-Catering Getaways in South Africa”
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”
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”
Visitors to South Africa are spoilt for choice when it comes to natural attractions. The country is abundantly blessed with beautiful places and stunning lookout points, unspoiled wilderness areas and breathtaking landmarks of nature. The places worthy of visiting are literally innumerable. Here, we feature six natural wonderlands for your South African bucket list. Collectively, … Continue reading “6 Wondrous Natural Wonderlands to Visit in South Africa”
The South African wilderness is many things to many people. Far away from the rat race and protected from throngs of people, the wilderness is surely also a place for romance. At some of South Africa’s luxury safari lodges, dinner for two is a magnificent experience of private luxury and indulgence – a memory to cherish, and an … Continue reading “Dinner for Two in the Wilderness: Luxurious and Romantic Safari Lodges in South Africa”
Your South African safari could be one of your most memorable trips ever. To ensure that it is no less than awesome, we share a few safari tips and give you the heads-up on how to raise the bar for your South African safari.
Enchantment, adventure, high jinks, and some of the largest (and cutest) animals on the planet – we have all this and much more here in South Africa. When you feel the need to delight, reward, treat or inspire the kid who lives inside you, opt for one of our getaways that will feed your inner child – … Continue reading “Enchanting Places to Take Your Inner Child on Holiday in South Africa”
Much more than a trendy buzzword, experiential travel is about steeping yourself deeply in a country at the level of felt experience. South Africa is a captivating land, inviting deep engagement with its beautiful landscapes, its warm-hearted people and a dazzling array of sensory experience. Experiential travel is about participation, being fully immersed in conservation experiences as an active participant … Continue reading “Luxury Experiential Travel in South Africa: How To Steep Yourself Deeply in Conservation”
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”
To stay in a luxury Cape Dutch homestead hotel in the Western Cape and Winelands is one of the finest ways in which to enjoy South Africa’s splendid Cape Dutch architecture of yesteryear. The much-admired Cape Dutch style of buildings, characterized by decorative gables, thatched roofs and whitewashed exteriors, became prominent at the Cape during … Continue reading “Luxurious Cape Dutch Homestead Hotels in the Western Cape and Winelands”
If the night skies intrigue and delight you, you’ll be right at home in South Africa where conditions are excellent for star-gazing. There are several lodges set in magnificent locations in the wilderness areas and elsewhere, where star-gazing is on offer to guests.