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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.

Visit Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve in Cederberg South and be enchanted by the gigantic rock formations for which the Cederberg Mountains are famous. This is a wonderworld of nature. A dramatic landscape will cast its spell on you and reveal a multitude a wonders. Weathered rocks of sandstone stand as monuments to time. Wild animals … Continue reading “4 Days in the Life of… Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve”

The season of whales is here! Whale season in the Western Cape is from June through to November. Exclusive Getaways recommends some great getaways for whale watching this season. Get your fair share of the annual whale migration miracle: when the oceans of the Western Cape offer hospitality to Southern Right, Humpback and Brydes whales. Book … Continue reading “Top Whale-Watching Getaways in Western Cape: Where to Grab One This Season”

Wilderness has great potential to heal, refresh and awaken. Here, Exclusive Getaways recommends three phenomenal safaris for the soul in South Africa – experiences that reach deeply into the inner being, by offering mind-body practices in addition to wilderness activities, and by being rooted in the intention to provide rest and rejuvenation for the spirit. … Continue reading “3 Supreme Safaris for the Soul in South Africa”

Take your taste buds on a food journey of decadence and delight, driving from Cape Town to the West Coast and then on to the ancient rocky landscape of the Cederberg, staying at hotels and lodges that wear the crown not only for their prime location and luxury lodgings, but also for the finest food.

With ‘me-time’ front of mind, and the turn of season being a good time to replenish, why not opt for some self-spoiling and book a luxury spa getaway in KwaZulu-Natal. Make it a solo trip, or round up a few friends for a spa-spoil-and-catchup getaway, or create a romantic couple’s spa-spoil and overnight getaway. Exclusive … Continue reading “Treat Yourself: Plush Spa Getaways in KwaZulu-Natal, at the Beach and in the Country”

Gordon’s Bay is a pretty coastal haven just 57 km away from Cape Town. Oozing charm and the good looks of mountainside, ocean, beach and harbour, Gordon’s Bay is a great getaway spot in Western Cape. There’s beauty galore, plenty of sightseeing and outdoor activity, and shoulder rubbing with stunning neighbouring places. We recommend two … Continue reading “Gordon’s Bay: Grand Getaways in a Gorgeous Coastal Haven Close To Cape Town”