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Eat Sleep Do In Hluhluwe, In The Heart Of Zululand
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Eat Sleep Do In Hluhluwe, In The Heart Of Zululand

The little town of Hluhluwe may more accurately be described as a village; right in the heart of the cultural hub of Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal. It is nestled on the Hluhluwe River, between the world-famous iSimangaliso Wetland Park and Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park. So, it’s the perfect base for wildlife enthusiasts that want to spend days exploring some of South Africa’s most exquisite parks and reserves. But, Hluhluwe is also great for fun family getaways, romantic honeymoons and weekend retreats with friends. Although Hluhluwe is only two hours from Durban and four hours from Johannesbur...
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Win A Two-Night Whale-Watching Stay at De Hoop Village in the Cape Overberg
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Win A Two-Night Whale-Watching Stay at De Hoop Village in the Cape Overberg

De Hoop Village has a choice of nine lovely cottages in the De Hoop Nature Reserve. Situated in the Overberg region near the southern tip of Africa, this very special reserve is under three hours from Cape Town. It is a popular destination amongst hikers, cyclists, bird watchers and during the winter and early summer months, whale watchers. Win a 2-Night Self Catering Stay for 4 Guests at De Hoop Village. Win a Stay at De Hoop Village The prize includes a two night self catering break away for four guests in one of our cosy cottages during the Winter of 2020 or 2021.  There is a choice of...
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Isolation In The Western Cape Never Looked So Good
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Isolation In The Western Cape Never Looked So Good

Isolation In The Western Cape Never Looked So Good ~ Working from home sounded like a great idea at first, but those four walls are already closing in and the school holidays feel like they'll never end. Some fresh air and wide open spaces might be just what the doctor ordered. We've scoured the country looking for secluded hideaways perfect for your family or your significant other, where you can make the most of isolation in the Western Cape during these uncertain times. We've also arranged contact-less check-in and check-out with all of the properties featured. Travel safe and take...
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Isolation In Gauteng Never Looked So Good
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Isolation In Gauteng Never Looked So Good

Isolation In Gauteng Never Looked So Good.  We understand that lock-down can be frustrating, and many of you feel like you are ready to 'break free' from the four walls at home. Although you may still be skeptical about being around other people for a while, there are still some great options where you can enjoy isolation in Gauteng. We have taken the liberty of choosing some secluded spots where you can get away for a mini vacation without worrying about social distancing. Isolation In Gauteng Never Looked So Good Phefumula Country Retreat The peaceful cottages nestled against th...
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Isolation In KwaZulu Natal Never Looked So Good
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Isolation In KwaZulu Natal Never Looked So Good

Isolation in KwaZulu Natal never looked so good. Lock-down didn't seem like the worst thing in the world at first, but as we count down the days, the walls seem to be closing in on us and we are all dreaming of getting out and about and enjoying our freedom. A secluded hideaway, to ensure a safe distance from others, in a new fresh environment, may be exactly what we all need once we have been released from the confines of our homes... With that in mind, we have chosen a selection of establishments offering a wonderful space for isolation in KwaZulu Natal. Travel safe and take care of each ...
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Win a 2 Night Stay at SOUL Rainbows End
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Win a 2 Night Stay at SOUL Rainbows End

SOUL Rainbows End is perched on top of the West Head in Knysna with ocean views. Elevated high above the ocean on the Knysna West Head, surrounded by an abundance of beautiful indigenous fynbos, a short distance from some of the world’s most acclaimed blue flag beaches, SOUL Rainbows End offers you the perfect hide-away from every day life. Win a 2-Night Stay for 2 Guests at the SOUL Rainbows End in Knysna including breakfast and dinner. Win a Stay at SOUL Rainbows End The prize includes a two night break away until the end of September for two gues...
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Eat Sleep Do In St Lucia On The Elephant Coast
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Eat Sleep Do In St Lucia On The Elephant Coast

Spectacular St Lucia... This gem is along the Elephant Coast of KwaZulu Natal, where the warm Indian Ocean beckons and the marine life is breathtaking. St Lucia is really a village that’s part of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park; where hippos, crocodiles and leatherback turtles share the massive space with leopards, lions and black rhinos. This is, without a doubt, a massive hotspot for anyone that needs an injection of the spectacular South African outdoors. To make your holiday in St Lucia even more memorable, we’ve listed some of our recommended places to stay, restaurants to try an...
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Bedford’s Bed of Roses In The Eastern Cape
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Bedford’s Bed of Roses In The Eastern Cape

It is always the smallest towns – the ones often described as ‘sleepy’ with its handful of tarred roads creating the perception that there’s not much going on – that will bowl you out. Bedford is one of those towns.  Situated at the foothills of the Winterberg Mountain Range and sheltered by the Kaggaberg Mountains, Bedford borders on the Eastern Cape’s Frontier Country. Its geographical location shouts Karoo. And so does the warm hospitality and succulent lamb chops nurtured over the years by the area’s indigenous shrubs such as Kapokbos and Boegoekaroo.  But upon arrival you...
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The 30 Best Small Towns to Visit in South Africa
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The 30 Best Small Towns to Visit in South Africa

Here are the 30 best small towns to visit in South Africa ... In The Eastern Cape Bathurst The small town of Bathurst might remind you of an old English 19th century village, and yes there is tea and scones available, but Bathurst is also possibility South Africa’s most eccentric town. Bustling with activity, passion, history and art, the town is a home to festivals, the oldest pub in South Africa and the biggest pineapple you will ever lay eyes on. Things to do in Bathurst Have a drink in South Africa’s oldest licensed pub, Pig and Whistle Inn. Head to ...
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How To Be A Lekker Guest In South Africa
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How To Be A Lekker Guest In South Africa

Guests can be totally lekker but then there are some that could do with a little improvement. I think we all know this, possibly because we’ve been a bit rubbish ourselves sometimes ... From demanding refunds for lions roaring too loudly near their rooms, to rocking up with 3 children they didn’t mention when booking (“but they can just sleep in our beds?”), guests can be the actual worst. Can we get a rating system like Uber drivers have about their passengers already?  The Lekker Rating System?! Growing up in the hospitality industry, I’ve seen my fair share of visitors to our gorgeous c...
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Eat Sleep Do In Summerstrand On The Sunshine Coast
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Eat Sleep Do In Summerstrand On The Sunshine Coast

Summerstrand is one of Port Elizabeth’s hottest accommodation spots because it’s right on the sandy doorstep of its gorgeous beaches and only minutes away from malls and the airport. It’s also abuzz with a constant vibe and hum that happens when top restaurants and water sports combine with the promise of long, lazy beach days. Staying in the guest houses, hotels, B&B’s and self-catering apartments of Summerstrand puts you right in the middle of all the PE action. We’ve put together some of our favourite spots to sleep, eat and have a ball in the area. SLEEP There are s...
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Win A One Night Stay with Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley
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Win A One Night Stay with Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley

Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley is an exclusive, luxurious and secluded lodge, located on a boutique wine farm that is hidden on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain in Stellenbosch. Win a 1 night midweek stay for 2 guests in Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley Wines, together with Chocolate and Wine Pairing for 2. Win a Stay at Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley The prize includes a one night midweek stay for two guests in the self-catering Bush Lodge at Hidden Valley Wines, together with a Chocolate and Wine Pairing for two. The main lodge houses the open plan living, dining and ki...
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Eat, Sleep, Do In Stellenbosch In The Cape Winelands
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Eat, Sleep, Do In Stellenbosch In The Cape Winelands

Eat, Sleep, Do In Stellenbosch...where the Jonkershoek and Simonsberg mountains tumble to a historical little town that is surrounded by vineyards that produce some of the world’s best wines. This is where character, culture and flavour come together to create a beautiful destination with a charming vibe. Although it’s only about an hour from the city centre of Cape Town, Stellenbosch is a world and a destination of its own.  There’s something special about staying here. It’s just different. It’s undeniably gorgeous, and there’s a fizz about it. An adventure that’s about to erupt lik...
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How To Make The Best Of 2020 in South Africa
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How To Make The Best Of 2020 in South Africa

It’s no wonder South Africa is such a popular international tourist attraction: we have spectacular mountains like Drakensberg in KwaZulu Natal, beaches and indoor play venues in Cape Town, valleys, waterfalls and vineyards, desserts up north and the ‘African Wild’ in Limpopo and Mpumalanga. We have hot weather, snowy weather and tropical weather and best of all, we have a diverse, friendly and welcoming culture. What’s not to love? In fact, you could spend a whole year here and still not have experienced all that our beautiful country has to offer. There is one more reason wh...
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Cruise The Cape Town Coastline With Tigger 2
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Cruise The Cape Town Coastline With Tigger 2

I was recently given the opportunity to enjoy a sunset cruise with Tigger 2 Charters, and boy was it a fabulous experience. So much so that I feel obliged to share it with all of you so that you too can hop on board this luxury catamaran, feel the cool salty sea air of the Atlantic on your face and enjoy a sunset view like no other. We arrived at the pier in the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town and were offered a comfy seat while we waited to board the Tigger 2. When the boat and crew were ready, we stepped inside and were greeted with an ice-cold glass of champagne, much to my de...
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