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Glamping in Oudtshoorn – A Romantic Winter Weekend Getaway
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Glamping in Oudtshoorn – A Romantic Winter Weekend Getaway

Glamping in Oudtshoorn ~ When we were planning to have a romantic winter weekend in the Karoo, camping was right at the bottom of my wish list (right above walking barefoot on broken glass or letting piranhas eat out of my hand). I mean, 1) a tent in 2) the Karoo in 3) winter. Thank you, next.And that’s all great because it hadn’t crossed our minds to camp. We’d booked a chalet made from real brick and mortar. But, after some significant disappointment that deserves a disgruntled blog post of its own, we found ourselves on a last-minute hunt for overnight accommodation in Oudtshoorn. Enter...
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City Centre Apartments, Offering All The Convenience You Need
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City Centre Apartments, Offering All The Convenience You Need

Whether you are in town for business or pleasure, it's ideal to be only a hop, skip and a jump away from city life and all the conveniences it has to offer, and even nicer to return to a private space where you can unwind in peace.With that in mind, we've put together a list of fabulous self catering city centre apartments, ideally located in and around the city centres of Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town. Here are some of our favourite City Centre Apartments in Cape Townin Pretoriain Johannesburg...
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Quirky Quarters That Are Uniquely Irresistible
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Quirky Quarters That Are Uniquely Irresistible

If change is as good as a holiday, imagine how a little added quirkiness can transport you far away from the real world. We’ve put together a collection of accommodation hotspots that have combined gorgeous lodgings with something quirky that makes them uniquely irresistible. Here are our favourite Quirky Quarters, each with a little something special:Gypsy Wagons Glamping is given a whole new face at Gypsy Wagons, where guests get to spend the night in a custom wagon. Each wagon has a vibe and style of its own as well as a kitchenette, wood-burning oven (or indoor fireplace), and a ba...
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Soak Away Your Stress In A Bath With A View
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Soak Away Your Stress In A Bath With A View

Soak away the mid-year stresses or the winter blues in a hot bath with a view. We’re highlighting a few of our favourite South Africa accommodation venues that all boast an irresistible Bath With A View that will soothe, uplift and inspire. Here are our favourite spots where you can #BathWithAViewWild & Free Game Lodge - Waterberg Wild & Free takes bathing to the next level, with its outdoor baths that are perched right in the wild heart of the Waterberg bushveld. Sip on a glass of cold bubbly or a hot chocolate as you feel the strain of everyday life melting into the clean mount...
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Top 20 Game Lodges With Kids Activities – Game Lodges With Kids Activities
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Top 20 Game Lodges With Kids Activities – Game Lodges With Kids Activities

Safaris and game lodges are what South African holidays are made of; whether you’re visiting from abroad or you’re a local after some adventure. The game lodges available across the country include luxury retreats, beautiful tented camps, and rustic establishments that are like homes away from home. For families that are planning an African safari holiday that they’ll never forget. Here are our top 20 game lodges with kids activities to keep the little ones entertained ... Tintswalo Safari Lodge Situated amongst reserves like Kruger National Park, Sabi Sands and Timbavati; the Tintswalo Saf...
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Warm Your Winter with Accommodation Specials in South Africa
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Warm Your Winter with Accommodation Specials in South Africa

Winter Accommodation Specials in South Africa ~ Winter in South Africa is full of promise. Crisp mornings, chilly evenings that are best spent around the fire, and spectacular days of clear sunshine... Most of South Africa remains relatively temperate during winter. In fact, some areas are still warm and sunny, while others enjoy a sprinkle of snow.Wherever you plan to spend your winter holiday, SA-Venues.com has some excellent accommodation specials on offer during this gorgeous time of year... perfect specials to Warm Your Winter Western Cape Winter Special Offers Tree House Boutique H...
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Visit One Of South Africa’s Historic Hotels
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Visit One Of South Africa’s Historic Hotels

South Africa is steeped in history and with that comes a variety of places to stay with a story of their own.Take a trip back in time and visit one of these 15 old world, historic hotels, some of which have been modernly refurbished and each with an interesting history and the charm of a bygone era. Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel With breathaking views on the lower slopes of Table Mountain and ideally located for business or leisure guests, this magnificent Cape Town hotel offers luxurious suites, leisure facilities and divine restaurants. Did you know? This hotel opened its doors in 1899 p...
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Places Where You Can Hang in a Hammock in South Africa
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Places Where You Can Hang in a Hammock in South Africa

Places Where You Can Hang in a Hammock in South Africa ~ There aren't many problems a hammock can't solve...Booking accommodation in South Africa isn’t just about comparing locations and prices. There are so many more things to consider, and finding a place where you can refuel and refresh yourself is first prize...Hammocks aren't only irresistibly comfy; they've been proven to have a number of health benefits. That’s our story and we’re sticking with it; but research shows that lying in a hammock reduces your stress levels, improves blood circulation, helps you to sleep better, improv...
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Great Game Lodge Getaway Options and Tips For a Great Game Drive Experience
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Great Game Lodge Getaway Options and Tips For a Great Game Drive Experience

There is nothing like a great Game Lodge getaway, where you can view South Africa's beautiful animals and bird species in their natural habitat.Here we have a selection of opulent, fully inclusive game lodges for those who want immerse themselves in luxury while enjoying an amazing safari experience.For those of us who work to a tighter budget there are many great Game Lodge getaway options where you can still experience all the splendour that the bush has to offer.Before you embark on your game drives it may be wise to take note of these useful tips to make your game drive experie...
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Top 10 Family Friendly Resorts in South Africa Perfect for Long Weekends and Holidays
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Top 10 Family Friendly Resorts in South Africa Perfect for Long Weekends and Holidays

Its not always easy to get away for a vacation with the kids, and it can be challenging to find a family friendly destination where there is a little something for everyone to enjoy. Here are our top 10 family friendly resorts, where you are guaranteed a great time and are likely only to hear from your children if they are hungry or its bed time. Our top 10 family friendly resorts in South Africa are ideal over the school holidays and are brimming with exciting activities including super tubes, horse or camel rides, zip-lining, climbing walls, jungle gyms, play rooms and much more.Top 10 ...
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Best Places to Stay on the Garden Route
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Best Places to Stay on the Garden Route

Time to start planning your next Garden Route adventure! Known as "God's Own Country" by those who live here, the Garden Route attracts visitors from around the world and all of South Africa. And once you've been, you will understand why.One of the regions' most popular events, The Oyster Festival, (known also as the best 10 days of your winter) is spread over two weekends and revolves around the consumption of fresh oysters served naked, cooked or garnished.This popular festival, which attracts thousands to the Garden Route, hosts two major sporting events - a marathon and a cycle rac...
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The BEST Places to Stay in Addo and the Addo Elephant Park
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The BEST Places to Stay in Addo and the Addo Elephant Park

The BEST Places to Stay in Addo and the Addo Elephant Park ~ Staying in Addo has become synonymous with the promise of seeing herds of elephants (and the rest of the Big 5) at the national park and its surrounding reserves. And this is, of course, a massive draw card. But, the greater area of Addo is also about being part of the quiet tranquillity of the Eastern Cape; drinking in the gorgeous views and the warm hospitality of its people. And, yes, this is best enjoyed with some of the most awesome wildlife viewing in the country.Tips for choosing the best Places to Stay in AddoStayin...
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Best Places to Stay in the Overberg – Head Across the Mountains from Cape Town
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Best Places to Stay in the Overberg – Head Across the Mountains from Cape Town

The best places to stay in the Overberg ... You may hear the Overberg region of South Africa, just east of Cape Town and over the mountains, described as the gateway to the Garden Route.But you’d be remiss if you think this makes the Overberg undeserved, or any less beautiful, than its counterpart further up the east coast.For the Overberg is wheat fields, blue-crane filled, blue skied and heady with the smells and sounds of the outdoors, small-town living, and seaside romance. If you’re not staying on a mountain enfolded farm in restored dairies and barns then you’re heading for pebb...
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Best Places to Stay in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa
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Best Places to Stay in the Kalahari Desert, South Africa

When you think of places to stay in the Kalahari Desert it brings to mind loads of sand (and not much else), parched animals at nonexistent waterholes, and extreme heat.But this picture of the Kalahari Desert as arid with little to mar the landscape is far from true.The Kalahari can be as hotazel!But it’s also incredibly beautiful, supporting far more plant life than any ordinary desert, and teeming with wildlife in various game reserves, particularly the Kgalagadi, where you’ll be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss is about across the country in the Kruger National Park....
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Stunning South African Film Locations of Hollywood Movies – Stay There Too!
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Stunning South African Film Locations of Hollywood Movies – Stay There Too!

Ever wondered where the spectacular scenes you see in movies actually are? South African film locations blow movie producers away with their beauty.They’d have to be ridiculously short sighted not to take advantage of the varied and appealing landscapes or the current Rand Dollar exchange rate.But what makes South African film locations even more attractive is the government’s tax rebate for movie makers - 20% of everything shot in the country (as long as 50% of the film is shot in the country).             Because of this our shores are practically dripping celebs... Kate Beckinsale...
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