Category: South Africa

Short stay: Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Short stay: Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Earth Lodge, as organic as it sounds, is Sabi Sabi’s vision of the future of the safari lodge.
Short stay: Mantis No 5, Boutique Art Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Short stay: Mantis No 5, Boutique Art Hotel, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Is it an art gallery? A stylish tribute to Art Deco architecture and sophisticated interiors? An elegant paean to the Jazz Age? Or a warmly welcoming seven suite boutique hotel?
Short stay: Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Short stay: Sabi Sabi Selati Lodge, Sabie Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Wiltuin, South Africa

Thatched with savannah grass, lantern-lit Sabi Sabi Selati Camp provides old-school luxury. Decanters of sherry, hot-water bottles and impeccable service pay nostalgic homage to yesteryear’s safaris.
Short stay: Mantis Founders Lodge, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Short stay: Mantis Founders Lodge, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Two rhinos, sculpted from waste oil drums, stand by the entrance to Mantis Founders Lodge. The pair are symbols of both the progress made saving rhino and future ambitions for the species at the birthplace of Eastern Cape conservation. Those sculptures are also a symbol of Mantis properties’ eco-commitments. After all, the acronym stands for
Where is the best place for a safari - East or Southern Africa?

Where is the best place for a safari - East or Southern Africa?

The two main safari regions are East Africa and Southern Africa, and each holds its own unique natural and cultural treasures.
Happiness is Hermanus

Happiness is Hermanus

Meandering along a narrow stretch of land between the mountains, the spectacular sea cliffs and the Indian Ocean shoreline is Hermanus, surrounded on all sides by nature.
Cape Town's wonderful waterfront

Cape Town's wonderful waterfront

Washed by the blue waters of Table Bay and located at the foot of Signal Hill, the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is Cape Town’s tourist showpiece.
5 fabulous reasons to book a trip to Southern Africa

5 fabulous reasons to book a trip to Southern Africa

There’s never been a better time to book a holiday to Southern Africa. Here are five good reasons it should be high on your bucket list.
Fabulous Franschhoek

Fabulous Franschhoek

It’s a damp, chilly afternoon. Ancient oak trees are depositing droplets of water on the ground outside. But we are cosy and warm at Franschhoek’s La Motte.
Perfect Paternoster

Perfect Paternoster

It’s Sunday morning and we’re out kayaking, just off Paternoster, one of the oldest fishing villages on the west coast of South Africa.
The best and most luxurious trips to consider for this upcoming Autumn!

The best and most luxurious trips to consider for this upcoming Autumn!

While Summer is in full swing, many are already looking forward to the upcoming Autumn season because they prefer to avoid large crowds and high season prices.
costa rica

Eco-luxury Earth Day

Earth Day was April 22, and the theme this year is 'invest in our planet'. I encourage you to do that by investing in eco-luxury accommodation on your next trip.
Safari and service - the perfect combination for families

Safari and service - the perfect combination for families

Unless you are focused on seeing the likes of tigers, pumas, jaguars, bears, or wolves, Africa is by far the best region for wildlife safaris.
Thanda Safari Lodge

8 unique safari lodges in South Africa

If a South African safari is on your bucket list, then now is a great time to tick it off. Safari prices as well as occupancies are low, and the wide open spaces are perfect for social distancing. Here are some of South Africa’s most unique safari lodges. Many of them have private villas that
Why De Hoop Nature Reserve, near Cape Town, should be on your radar

Why De Hoop Nature Reserve, near Cape Town, should be on your radar

De Hoop Nature Reserve, just three hour’s drive from Cape Town, on the southernmost tip of Africa, is somewhere that should be on every nature lover’s radar. This is a protected haven of sand dunes, long white beaches, beautiful mountains and 70km of spectacular, pristine coastline, where whales breach and play. Inland, away from the
6 of the best and most luxurious places to stay in Cape Town

6 of the best and most luxurious places to stay in Cape Town

Cape Town, what’s not to Love about this beautiful city? The magic combination of picturesque ocean views and a spectacular mountain backdrop. With its incredible natural beauty and endless places to explore, you could be a tourist in this city 365 days a year. Cape Town has garnered numerous awards and accolades over the years