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A safari in Thanda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is a luxurious affair, and it can also be very meaningful in terms of offering guests the opportunities to participate directly in wildlife conservation activities. Soak up all the wonder of daily guided wildlife safaris and bush walks, superb safari accommodation and service, but also roll … Continue reading “Roll Up Your Sleeves For Conservation Activities on a Thanda Safari in KwaZulu-Natal”

What’s not to love about a place that has idyllic waterways and canals, pretty thatched waterside homes, plenty of good weather, safe bathing, famously excellent surf, and the life-is-good vibe of a holiday village? St Francis Bay ticks all the boxes as a fabulous waterside holiday spot. Hugging the coast at the Kromme River estuary … Continue reading “St Francis Bay: Where to Stay in this Wonderful ‘Little Venice’ on the Sunshine Coast”

Plan a supreme golf getaway in South Africa, combining the best play with a premium Big Five safari in the Waterberg, or a nature holiday on KwaZulu-Natal’s Dolphin Coast, or a stay in the beautiful Cape Winelands or Garden Route. We have some superb golf getaway blends for you!

Fair Trade Tourism is a non-profit organisation that promotes best-practice responsible tourism in Africa, assisting tourism operations to achieve greater sustainability through membership of FTT. Fair Trade Tourism accreditation is a stamp that a certain number of lodges in South Africa display with pride, and Exclusive Getaways recommends these lodges with complete confidence.

If you’re looking for a getaway that is far from run-of-the-mill – a place that will really inspire and enchant you, stay at one of the utopian places recommended here by Exclusive Getaways. Treasured locations well off the beaten track; nature uncontaminated and at its best; trendy, must-stay lodges; sensory indulgences and activities to remember … Continue reading “Paradise Found: 6 Perfect Places in South Africa To Visit At Least Once in a Lifetime”

If you love wildlife and you enjoy being active outdoors – and you’re not opposed to a good dash of luxury, choose White Elephant Safari Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal’s Pongola Game Reserve. It will give you a unique, wonderfully varied and action-packed wilderness experience, with far more than the usual twice-daily safari drives, to keep you … Continue reading “Your Action Safari in Pongola: Activity Lineup at White Elephant Safari Lodge”

Walking is one of the best ways of getting close to nature in the Western Cape. If walking is high on your agenda and you also enjoy quality leisure time, book yourself a luxury getaway in Western Cape where scenic walks and trails are par for the course.

Going on an African safari is, for many, a dream holiday and bucket list priority. Private safari lodges in South Africa offers wilderness adventures with supreme wildlife viewing mixed in with luxurious leisure in locations that most people would give anything to visit. Exclusive Getaways books custom-made safaris in South and Southern Africa and has … Continue reading “Tips for First-Time Safari Guests in South Africa”

If you are one of those people who enjoys having a pet (or two) in the house, even whilst on holiday, then you may like to consider these luxury hotels and lodges in South Africa with special pets on site.

Special offers generally have a short shelf-life, and if you don’t snap them up right away before their sell-by date, you miss out. But here are some great long-life safari specials, many of which run throughout the year.