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Whispering Whale – A Gem of a find on the Cape West Coast
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Whispering Whale – A Gem of a find on the Cape West Coast

Situated in the tiny beach village of Jacobsbaai on the popular Cape West Coast between Saldanha Bay and Vredenburg, Whispering Whale is three luxury, self-catering or bed and breakfast apartments set amidst some of the country’s most unspoilt natural beauty and rugged coastline. Whispering Whale is one of those truly idyllic escapes that go beyond the call of duty to fulfil their every promise. Breathtaking coastline and virgin beach, evident from each of the apartments, does indeed lull you into a sense of languor where strolling beaches and enjoying endless meals of incredible seafood ea...
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Riverbend Lodge – Featured Family-friendly Game Lodge
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Riverbend Lodge – Featured Family-friendly Game Lodge

The first in our feature on "Family-friendly Game Lodges" is the 5-Star RiverBend Lodge in the Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape. Children of all ages are welcome at River Bend. Various activities are on offer including a playroom where hours of fun can be had. The team at RiverBend are geared towards every need and children will be taken on walks with their guide, baking biscuits with the chef or doing mini treatments with the Beauty Therapist. There is also a dedicated channel on their television network on which children are able to choose from a selection of videos to ...
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Family Friendly Holidays in South Africa
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Family Friendly Holidays in South Africa

Our Child-friendly Accommodation section on SA-Venues.com caters specifically for families travelling with children from birth (age 0-3 months) to teenagers, the section features over 4000 establishments catering for children, including family hotels, game lodges that cater for kids, guest houses, bed and breakfasts, self catering holiday suites and apartments that welcome children of all ages. And whilst you are looking for that perfect family holiday destination in South Africa, visit the Family-friendly Provinces pages for some great ideas on what to do with the little ones in different ...
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Introducing Little Jock
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Introducing Little Jock

Little Jock at Jock Safari Lodge in the Kruger National Park, overlooking the banks of the Biyamiti River is situated one kilometer from Main Camp and offers sweeping views over the unspoiled Kruger Park Bushveld. Three luxurious suites offer all the comforts and amenities one can expect from a 5-star private lodge. Guests can relax in the comfort of the central lounge designed with large bay windows and enjoy both al fresco and indoor dining facilities, while your chef conjures up traditional dishes inspired by the natural surrounds. Your personal game ranger takes care of all your ...
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Special Report – Liziwe’s Guest House in Gugulethu
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Special Report – Liziwe’s Guest House in Gugulethu

Liziwe Ngcokoto is the owner of Liziwe's Guest House. Long before the establishment of the Guest House, Liziwe bought the plot of land and lived in a shack on the plot for five years. Then she and her husband, Donald, decided to build a house. Together they worked tirelessly towards building their dream home. Once completed, the couple decided to extend their home into a welcoming Guest House. “My husband and I have come a long way, from staying in a shack on the plot and receiving a donation of bricks from Sappi Craft where my husband has been working for 25 years. He would come home at nigh...
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The Dreamcatcher in Tulbagh – a wonderful retreat from the city
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The Dreamcatcher in Tulbagh – a wonderful retreat from the city

The Dreamcatcher in Tulbagh is ideal if you are looking for very private Bed & Breakfast or Self Catering accommodation in the Cape, about an hour and a half drive out of Cape Town, The Dreamcatcher is a wonderful retreat. You will enjoy an extremely tranquil stay at this upmarket house, away from the hustle and bustle of the City. Tulbagh lies about 140 kilometres north-east of Cape Town in the Breede River valley, surrounded by the picturesque Witsenberg mountain range. Dreamcatcher has 3 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (2 en-suite). The bedrooms are beautifully furnished and a...
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Le Franschhoek opens in Cape Winelands
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Le Franschhoek opens in Cape Winelands

The Cape's latest resort hotel, Le Franschhoek, has opened its doors, presenting itself as the valley's first retreat-style resort property as well as the perfect setting for a taste of the legendary Cape wine route. Eighteen months from concept-to-completion, located on the site of one of Franschhoek's original country retreats, Le Franschhoek retains its luxurious charm along with a contemporary Cape sensibility and wineland architectural vernacular. Contained within the vast estate are 63 elegantly-appointed rooms, conference facilities, a deluxe destination Camelot Spa (opening October)...
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Black Eagle Lodge – A Caledon Retreat
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Black Eagle Lodge – A Caledon Retreat

If you are looking for a few days of total relaxation and soul-searching, a chance to reconnect with yourself or a loved one, or simply time out from a busy holiday or work schedule then a sunlounger with panoramic views of rolling wheatfields and majestic mountains is the place for you. At Black Eagle Lodge an expansive verandah overlooks a spring water dam surrounded by fynbos, prolific birdlife and crisp fresh air... Come and relish the splendours of this totally private self-catering retreat. Awake to the call of the sugarbird and unwind to the orchestral sounds of the African night. Sp...
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South African Spas and Health Resorts
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South African Spas and Health Resorts

Why not combine you visit to South Africa with a stay at a health resort offering the very latest holistic health and beauty treatments and techniques designed to rejuvenate weary bodies and minds? Or visit a luxurious game lodge in one of South Africa's finest game reserves and combine your wildlife safari with a relaxing, revitalising visit to a South African spa. The SA-Venues.com site features an exclusive collection of first class South African Health Resorts, Wellness Centres and Spas. Have a look at a few of the exclusive resorts below and then if you want to explore more ... visit o...
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