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”
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”
Imagine sleeping in a forest on the edge of a lake, soaking in a tub set in pearl-white sand beneath the stars, and spending your days walking in faraway raffia forests, canoeing on beautiful waterways, and snorkelling at a secret paradise where the Kosi River meets the big sea. And what’s more, you will barely … Continue reading “Placid Lakes, Palm Forests, Starlit Bathtubs and Utopian Beaches: Kosi Forest Lodge KwaZulu-Natal”
Celebrate the Western Cape’s gorgeous coastlines by experiencing them afresh. Book a luxurious coastal getaway with Exclusive Getaways, pack your bag and head for an awesome oceanside spot in the Western Cape:
A grand beach holiday never loses its appeal, especially when it’s on the alluringly warm Indian Ocean. Opulent, palatial and with all its five stars gleaming brightly, The Oyster Box in Umhlanga Rocks, KwaZulu-Natal offers all the glamour of a top-class beach holiday in South Africa, right on the ocean’s edge. Make use of a special … Continue reading “That Oceanic Feeling … A Lavish Beachside Holiday at The Oyster Box in Umhlanga With a Free Night”
Launch a splendid South African tour in beautiful Cape Town and conclude with an exciting Big Five safari in the Kruger National Park, visiting famous wine country along the way.
The Turtle Season at Thonga Beach Lodge extends from November to February. It’s an awesome experience to meet giant turtles at night, on Mabibi Bay’s long stretches of beach sands, where Loggerhead and Leatherback females come up to lay their eggs. These magnificent creatures return to the Maputuland coastline every year – to the very beach … Continue reading “It’s Turtle Time: Meet Giant Turtles at Thonga Beach Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal”
If you dream of riding the big wave, Jeffreys Bay is your holiday spot. Not only is this where the surf gets real colossal, it’s also a great spot for sand boarding on milk-white dunes and getting high on kite surfing. Stand up paddling is popular too, on the ocean and on the lagoon. Jeffreys … Continue reading “Jeffreys Bay, Playground of Big Surf and Beautiful Beaches: Where to Stay”
A splendid world of beaches, glistening lagoons and wilderness areas, Mossel Bay is a fabulous holiday destination at the start of the Garden Route, travelling from Cape Town.
Visitors to South Africa will want to see the breathtaking coastlines and world-class beaches for which the country is famous. Three popular coastal towns of absolute distinction – and holiday playgrounds second to none – are Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay. Exclusive Getaways recommends a hotel of distinction in each of these towns, to include … Continue reading “Coasting Along 5-Star: Exceptional Stays in Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay”