South Africa

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”

Famously known as the Garden Route, the N2  between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth offers a picturesque nature extravaganza with year-round activities suitable for the whole family. With mountain ranges, forests, rivers, beaches and fynbos, this nature-rich destination is ideal for your next self-drive holiday in South Africa.

South Africa’s superb scenery and moderate climate just beg for celebratory, outdoor food feasts shared under big skies studded with stars at night. In general, luxury lodges in South Africa capitalize on great weather and spectacular landscapes, and invite their guests to enjoy exceptional outdoor dining venues. Here we present 15 super-special outdoor feasting spots at … Continue reading “15 Awesome Ways to Have a Food Feast in South Africa”

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.

We all love a holiday that gives us something to write home about. Come on safari to one of South Africa’s fabulous top safari lodges and you will most surely delight and impress family and friends with your pictures, impressions and anecdotes. Nobody goes on safari in South Africa without gathering many a good tale … Continue reading “Postcards From Heaven: 4 Fabulous Luxury Safaris in South Africa”

South Africa’s Eastern Cape is a fabulous holiday region not to be passed over by international visitors. Gaining huge appeal as a terrific hamper of first-class holiday experiences, and without the risk of malaria, Eastern Cape offers a brilliant combination of wilderness and wildlife, beaches, waterways, forests, desert, history and culture. Two of Eastern Cape’s … Continue reading “South Africa’s Eastern Cape: A Great Shining Holiday Region With Record Visitor Numbers – What are the Attractions?”

The Kruger National Park is South Africa’s flagship wildlife reserve and one of the best-known attractions in the country. This spectacular wilderness covers almost 2 million hectares and was first proclaimed way back in in 1898, which gives it the status of being South Africa’s first national park. Today the park is a UNESCO-designated International Man … Continue reading “Fine Private Safari Lodges in South Africa’s Iconic Kruger National Park”

When it comes to self-catering holiday accommodation in South Africa, the spectrum is vast. In this post we shine the spotlight on some wonderful hidden gems that you may not know about – places that offer stylish self-catering to discerning do-it-yourself guests. A little luxury – or a lot – is what defines these self-catering … Continue reading “The Secret’s Out: Hidden Gems for Stylish Self-Catering Getaways in South Africa”

South Africa is best known for its extraordinary wildlife safaris. Bumper safari holidays are one of the reasons South Africa ranks among the world’s most sought-after holiday destinations. But there are many other compelling reasons to visit South Africa: its breathtaking conservation areas; luxurious rail travel which offers spectacular sightseeing across vast portions of the country; … Continue reading “20 Reasons to Visit South Africa: Wildlife, Wilderness, Beach Bliss And Much More”