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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”

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”

Autumn is a beautiful time of year. The trees are switching their garb to shades of russet and red, the nights are lengthening their dark coats for cosy snooze-ins, skies are flaunting more subdued tones, and traditionally it’s the celebratory season of harvest. Moderate autumn temperatures make it a wonderful time of year for getaways to … Continue reading “Autumn Getaways for Less: Grab a Special Offer”

“There’s something about the sound of a train that’s very romantic and nostalgic and hopeful.” ~ Paul Simon Rovos Rail is considered the most luxurious train in South Africa, and very possibly in all the world. It is a glorious medley of romance and nostalgia, classic luxury, silver-service dining and genteel sociability. It’s also a sensory … Continue reading “Delectable Duo: Rovos Rail Train Trip and Boutique-Style Luxury Stay in Pretoria”

If you’re in the market for a getaway that doesn’t stretch your budget beyond its seams, consider one of our thirteen appealing getaways on a budget in South Africa. The best rates are up for grabs in winter, so the prices below are for low season travel. Some of our select getaways on a budget are 4 … Continue reading “13 Appealing Getaways on a Budget in South Africa”

Hot-air ballooning is an elegant, eccentric adventure in space and time, taking you high above the treetops, or to dream among the clouds. Take to the sky on a fabulous special offer on Bill Harrop’s hot-air balloon safari over the Magalies River Valley!

Reduced rates is one of the best things about going on a winter safari. Lodges usually drop their rates substantially in winter, and some also offer excellent safari specials to South African residents, bringing luxury safaris within the means of locals who might imagine that these are only for international guests whose currency has much … Continue reading “Reduced Rates, and Other Cool Things about Winter Safaris”

A safari is that bit more exciting when your base is a tent. Come and enjoy Kwafubesi‘s very comfy, en-suite safari tents – there are just five and each has its own viewing deck that grants you glorious views of those beautiful amber plains of Limpopo. This tented safari camp is in the well-known Mabula … Continue reading “One for the Locals: A Tented Safari in Limpopo that’s Great Luck for your Buck”

Hermanus is a top-favourite whale watching destination in the Western Cape . Whales come in great numbers to Walker Bay between June and November to breed and calve. Watch the incredible Southern Right Whales from any number of excellent vantage points along the ‘cliff path’ of Hermanus. The vegetation-fringed cliff path weaves along …

Have you ever wondered why travel people speak so fondly and fuzzily about winter as the secret season? The fabulous truth is that winter in South Africa is a super-special time to get away, for all sorts of excellent reasons: during the secret season – May to September – prices plummet dramatically to super-affordable value for … Continue reading “Secret Season Value-for-Money Getaways in South Africa”