South Africa

The Isimangaliso Wetland Park in KwaZulu-Natal is one of South Africa’s greatest treasures. It’s also a global wonder and a proclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ecologically one of its kind and located well off the beaten track in Zululand, the Isimangaliso Wetland Park is a wonderworld of natural beauty and a must for anybody serious about discovering KwaZulu-Natal’s best … Continue reading “Isimangaliso Wetland Park: Luxury Lodges In and Near KwaZulu-Natal’s Wondrous Estuary Site”

South Africa is a country of extraordinary splendour, sheltering eight World Heritage Sites as determined by UNESCO. We feature five of them here, recommending luxury accommodation within the proclaimed sites or nearby.

In ancient Egypt, the daily rhythm of sunrise-sunset was appreciated as a continuing life-death-rebirth cycle. Egyptians believed that the Sun God Ra  – the most powerful in the Egyptian pantheon – emerged from the East at daybreak and moved across the heavens by day, and then died at day’s end, returning to the underworld. However one … Continue reading “Where to Watch the Sun Dip: Magical Places for Sunsets in South Africa”

Not only is Cape Town a city of staggering beauty, but it is also a place harbouring endless curiosities and quirks, many of them relating to its long and interesting history. We’ve picked 10 facts about Cape Town – including Table Mountain – to share with you.

South Africa is a region of dazzling splendours and a profuse array of “must-do” attractions for holiday-makers. Here are 11 bucket list exploits that have the luxury-loving traveller in mind and are not to be missed. 

South Africa is a holiday destination of endless delight and enchantment.  Rated highly for its extraordinary natural beauty and wildlife, its intriguing melting-pot of cultural diversities and its enviably good weather, South Africa offers a holiday extravaganza. Here we’ve lifted out just 10 things that will enchant you about South Africa – but the list could easily be without end. It’s also an incredibly … Continue reading “10 Things That Will Enchant You About South Africa”

South Africa and tourism have long been wed – and no small wonder! Once wooed by the magic of South Africa, people from around the globe proclaim it a holiday destination of rank, and frequently, a travel choice second to none. Indisputably a top favourite with the world’s wanderers, South Africa has glittering strings of “bests” to its credit. During … Continue reading “Cheers! Honouring Tourism Month in South Africa”

South Africa is a high ranker in responsible tourism and offers many superb eco destinations and sustainable tourism products. Some of these simultaneously provide oodles of luxury – every bit as splendid as their contributions to conserving our exquisitely precious tip of Africa.

“Escape!” is the inner call that impels us, sometimes, towards time out. It’s the call to some place secluded – perhaps with a splash of romance, where one can languish awhile shielded from the fast-track. We’ve selected three prime and delicious breakaways for you – one on the enchanting Wild Coast, one in the far north of Kruger, and one … Continue reading “Secret Places: 3 Sublime Hideouts in South Africa where No-one will Find You”

The prestigious Sabi Sabi Lodges in Mpumalanga rank among South Africa’s top safari destinations, offering supreme wildlife safaris and opulent safari accommodation in one of South Africa’s most visited game reserves – the Sabi Sand, where wildlife is profuse. All the lodges stamped with the Sabi Sabi seal are excellent choices for a South African safari holiday. Each has … Continue reading “The Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow of Luxury Safaris in South Africa: Pick One or All at Sabi Sabi”