Off the Beaten Track

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”

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 Cederberg wilderness in Western Cape, and Namaqualand and the Green Kalahari in Northern Cape, are magnificent destinations brimming with raw natural beauty and exceptional outdoor activities. Rugged, ancient and vast, these areas inspire awe and make breathcatching first impressions.  

The Green Kalahari is a pure and alluring wilderness in the Northern Cape, at the place where the ancient Kalahari Desert has a brush with the mighty Orange River. In a dramatic landscape of rocky ravines, red earth, and great plains made fertile by the life-giving river, Tutwa Desert Lodge has its home. Embark on an … Continue reading “A Day in the Life of… Tutwa Desert Lodge: Your Unforgettable Encounter with the Green Kalahari”

Wilderness wonderlands and getaways that are free of dangerous predators deliver the supreme gift of freedom. Freedom to walk, freedom to hike, freedom to horse ride or picnic close to nature without threat of dangerous predators. Here are some spectacular nature getaways in South Africa where the wilderness offers safe, predator-free access to its magic.

When you need a dose of nature to restore and recharge, consider these favourite nature getaways from Exclusive Getaways, featuring a selection of catered and self-catering accommodation in fantastic nature settings. KOSI FOREST LODGE, Isimagaliso Wetland Park, KwaZulu-Natal Secluded in a sand forest in a treasured nature area. Guided canoe trips, forest walks, outings to … Continue reading “Nature Getaway Extravaganza: 10 Phenomenal Nature Getaways in the Cape and KwaZulu-Natal”

For anyone wanting to holiday near the wilderness and to enjoy all the finesse and charm of a fine country villa, Exclusive Getaways suggests some holiday stays that will get you the best of both – a superfine experience of country hospitality and villa-style lodgings from which you can dip into the wilderness for a … Continue reading “Country Villa Meets Bushveld: Where to Stay in South Africa for the Best of Two Worlds”

Star-studded skies are one of the many majesties of South Africa’s Great Karoo, and one of the finest ways to enjoy this precious sight is from the splendid star bed in Samara Private Game Reserve. Situated in the Graaff-Reinet area of the Karoo South Africa, Samara is a breathtaking wilderness sanctuary offering a remarkable safari … Continue reading “A Milky Way Star Bed on Safari at Samara Private Game Reserve South Africa”

Choosing a destination for a romantic getaway or honeymoon is a walk in the park in South Africa, given just how many magical places there are for romance. Here Exclusive Getaways shares a few hot favourites.

Sleepouts in the wilderness on starry, starry nights are among the never-to-be-forgottens of your safari in South Africa. Plains Camp, the home of Rhino Walking Safaris, offers a specialist wilderness experience in the deep reaches of a private concession of the Kruger National Park. In a privileged setting alongside a plain and in view of a waterhole, … Continue reading “Your Incredible Sleepout and Walking Safari at Plains Camp in Kruger National Park: What To Expect”