Holiday Ideas

Take your taste buds on a food journey of decadence and delight, driving from Cape Town to the West Coast and then on to the ancient rocky landscape of the Cederberg, staying at hotels and lodges that wear the crown not only for their prime location and luxury lodgings, but also for the finest food.

The Cederberg wilderness in Western Cape, and Namaqualand and the Green Kalahari in Northern Cape, are magnificent destinations brimming with raw natural beauty and exceptional outdoor activities. Rugged, ancient and vast, these areas inspire awe and make breathcatching first impressions.  

KwaZulu-Natal is a region of abundance, ideal for a holiday because it features such a great variety of scenery, ranging from beach to wilderness, mountains to wetlands and coral reefs, forests to farmlands. All in all, KwaZulu-Natal integrates – under one “roof”, so to speak – the best of South Africa in terms of variety … Continue reading “KwaZulu-Natal Holiday Destination Highlights”

“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”

Get the best of the beach and the wilderness on a luxury surf and turf South African self-drive holiday featuring the Garden Route, the Eastern Cape and the Wild Coast – all regions of spectacular beauty and a multitude of holiday attractions.

Lagoons, forests, beaches – and the elephants of Addo: experience the majesty of South Africa’s Garden Route and the pristine wilderness areas of Addo Elephant National Park and the private wildlife reserves of Eastern Cape on this rewarding self-drive holiday. Note: This tour can be custom-made to suit your interests, travel schedule and budget. It can also be … Continue reading “Cape Town to Addo via the Garden Route”

Explore the rich art scene in Cape Town, winelands and nearby country towns, staying at luxury hotels with impressive art collections and / or in-house galleries. From opulent boutique establishments that are collectors and custodians of some of the country’s finest art, to funky contemporary hotels sporting interactive art experiences, Cape Town and surrounds have some superb options for people … Continue reading “State of the Art: Art Lovers’ Luxury Holiday Tour of Cape Town, Winelands and Western Cape”

A ‘world in one province’, KwaZulu-Natal is a dream region in South Africa for holidaymakers. This grand self-drive nature tour incorporates four secluded luxury hideaways well off the beaten track and featuring spectacular forests, unblemished coastal areas, Big Five wildlife territory and Zululand wilderness.

Experience a scenic kaleidoscope in South Africa, featuring a Kruger National Park safari, an unforgettable classic luxury rail expedition, and a taste of Durban, Cape Town and the Stellenbosch winelands.

This Cape Winelands Gourmet Food Tour features fabulous and exclusive stays for food lovers, set amid the breathtaking scenery of wine country.