For more and more travellers, holidays are about much more than sightseeing. Trips away from home also offer great opportunities for self-nurturance, wellness and personal transformation. The following yoga retreats are on offer at some of South Africa’s luxury lodges during 2018.
A remote rocky wilderness and wonderland of plants, animals and natural beauty is hugely therapeutic. Think Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Retreat in the impressive Cederberg area of the Cape. In addition to sharing with visitors a protected landscape of breathtaking magnificence, Bushmans Kloof also has an award-winning wilderness spa where healing energies are generated. … Continue reading “Health, Healing and a Heavenly Topup of Nature at Bushmans Kloof in the Cederberg”
A wonderful way to experience South Africa’s wildlife is to participate first-hand in conservation activities. Jaci’s Lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa, offers hands-on conservation safaris, and at the same time, provides incredible twice-daily safari excursions; fabulous upbeat accommodation; great food and excellent service. Make a difference to wildlife conservation and indulge in all the … Continue reading “Conservation First. Participate in a Conservation Safari in Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa”
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”
Make a difference to wildlife conservation in South Africa by participating in conservation initiatives during your safari holiday, or by volunteering. By lending a hand to conservation activities, you become part of protecting South Africa’s wildlife in addition to enjoying an outstanding safari.
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”
South Africa’s vast, beautiful and silent open spaces – many of them remote and sparsely inhabited – lend themselves to spiritual retreats and spells of quiet introspection. The country has numerous sanctuaries for mind and spirit, protecting spaces where the soul can find its points of gravity and its sources of upliftment. Travellers to South Africa will find … Continue reading “Let the Spirit Soar: Spiritual Retreats and Tours in South Africa”
Prestigious Camp Jabulani’s experiential rhino conservation safari in the Big 5 Kapama Game Reserve is a unique opportunity for conservation-minded guests to participate in the protection of Africa’s white rhinos. In addition to carefully organized conservation tasks, participants will enjoy superbly luxurious accommodation and service at the lodge.
The toll taken by our fast-paced lifestyle means that travellers are increasingly looking for de-stressing and revitalizing opportunities whilst on holiday. Luxury lodges and hotels have responded sublimely to this call for wellness travel and getaway options in South Africa, with a range of health and wellness offerings to revive jaded travellers. Wellness travel will be in greater … Continue reading “Wellness Travel and Getaway Highlights in South Africa 2016”
“Many of the earth’s habitats, animals, plants, insects, and even micro-organisms that we know as rare may not be known at all by future generations.” This is one of the reminders from His Holiness The Dalai Lama that extinction, sadly, is irreversible. The species that have died out, been lost to our world, can never … Continue reading “Kirstenbosch Garden of Extinction: Waymarks of Wisdom for our Planet”