Transformational Travel

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”

Wilderness has great potential to heal, refresh and awaken. Here, Exclusive Getaways recommends three phenomenal safaris for the soul in South Africa – experiences that reach deeply into the inner being, by offering mind-body practices in addition to wilderness activities, and by being rooted in the intention to provide rest and rejuvenation for the spirit. … Continue reading “3 Supreme Safaris for the Soul in South Africa”

This is not about your prototypical luxury bush spa. This is about the Healing House in the Londolozi Private Game Reserve in the Sabi Sands, South Africa. Londolozi has never aspired to rank among the safari lodges who offer luxury wilderness spas. Instead, Londolozi has steadily established itself as a provider of the kinds of … Continue reading “The Healing House at Londolozi”

For more and more travellers, holidays are about much more than sightseeing. Trips away from home also offer great opportunities for self-nurturance, wellness and personal transformation. The following yoga retreats are on offer at some of South Africa’s luxury lodges during 2018 and 2019.

A remote rocky wilderness and wonderland of plants, animals and natural beauty is hugely therapeutic. Think Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Retreat in the impressive Cederberg area of the Cape. In addition to sharing with visitors a protected landscape of breathtaking magnificence, Bushmans Kloof also has an award-winning wilderness spa where healing energies are generated. … Continue reading “Health, Healing and a Heavenly Topup of Nature at Bushmans Kloof in the Cederberg”

A wonderful way to experience South Africa’s wildlife is to participate first-hand in conservation activities. Jaci’s Lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa, offers hands-on conservation safaris, and at the same time, provides incredible twice-daily safari excursions; fabulous upbeat accommodation; great food and excellent service. Make a difference to wildlife conservation and indulge in all the … Continue reading “Conservation First. Participate in a Conservation Safari in Madikwe Game Reserve South Africa”

Enchantment, adventure, high jinks, and some of the largest (and cutest) animals on the planet – we have all this and much more here in South Africa. When you feel the need to delight, reward, treat or inspire the kid who lives inside you, opt for one of our getaways that will feed your inner child – … Continue reading “Enchanting Places to Take Your Inner Child on Holiday in South Africa”

Make a difference to wildlife conservation in South Africa by participating in conservation initiatives during your safari holiday, or by volunteering. By lending a hand to conservation activities, you become part of protecting South Africa’s wildlife in addition to enjoying an outstanding safari.

Much more than a trendy buzzword, experiential travel is about steeping yourself deeply in a country at the level of felt experience. South Africa is a captivating land, inviting deep engagement with its beautiful landscapes, its warm-hearted people and a dazzling array of sensory experience. Experiential travel is about participation, being fully immersed in conservation experiences as an active participant … Continue reading “Luxury Experiential Travel in South Africa: How To Steep Yourself Deeply in Conservation”

South Africa’s vast, beautiful and silent open spaces – many of them remote and sparsely inhabited – lend themselves to spiritual retreats and spells of quiet introspection. The country has numerous sanctuaries for mind and spirit, protecting spaces where the soul can find its points of gravity and its sources of upliftment. Travellers to South Africa will find … Continue reading “Let the Spirit Soar: Spiritual Retreats and Tours in South Africa”