Waterside Holiday Destinations

What’s not to love about a place that has idyllic waterways and canals, pretty thatched waterside homes, plenty of good weather, safe bathing, famously excellent surf, and the life-is-good vibe of a holiday village? St Francis Bay ticks all the boxes as a fabulous waterside holiday spot. Hugging the coast at the Kromme River estuary … Continue reading “St Francis Bay: Where to Stay in this Wonderful ‘Little Venice’ on the Sunshine Coast”

If you love wildlife and you enjoy being active outdoors – and you’re not opposed to a good dash of luxury, choose White Elephant Safari Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal’s Pongola Game Reserve. It will give you a unique, wonderfully varied and action-packed wilderness experience, with far more than the usual twice-daily safari drives, to keep you … Continue reading “Your Action Safari in Pongola: Activity Lineup at White Elephant Safari Lodge”

Traversing the bushveld is what typifies most safaris in South Africa. Combinations of land- and water-based safari activities are rarer, and offer greater variety of scenery and a greater array of wildlife sightings. One such land- and water-based safari experience is at White Elephant Safari Lodge in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, where guests are treated to a … Continue reading “Wildlife Seen from the Water and from the Land: Safari of Variety and Value at White Elephant Safari Lodge, Pongola”

If you’re planning a summer holiday in South Africa, there are all sorts of wonderful kinds of waterside holiday destinations to consider. We offer you a few of our favourite water’s edge lodges and hotels from around the country.