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SA-Venues Travel Blog

SA-Venues Travel Blog

South Africa's premier travel website offering a wealth of information and resources for the traveller to South Africa.
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SA-Venues Travel Blog

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  • Coast to coast: 12 LEKKER Seaside Towns
    Everyone loves a little beach time. Especially in summer. And let?s face it, South Africa?s coastline, with its small seaside towns dotted along the way, is abundantly ? above and beyond ? brimming with natural eco-diverse beauty from the Wild Coast to the West Coast And whatever you fancy your salty seaside adventure to bring […] The post Coast to coast: 12 LEKKER Seaside Towns appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Thursday 16th of January 2020 07:00:26 AM
  • Sleep, Eat, Do St Francis Bay On The Sunshine Coast
    St Francis Bay is a tranquil little spot with gorgeous homes and endless beaches. It is an hour from Port Elizabeth and only 20 minutes from Jeffrey?s Bay, but has a character and vibe of its own. This little village is a surfer?s paradise, but is also a fantastic destination for just about everyone that […] The post Sleep, Eat, Do St Francis Bay On The Sunshine Coast appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Tuesday 17th of December 2019 07:00:50 AM
  • Sleep, Eat, Do In Clarens
    We?re so full of love for Clarens. It?s romantic and intriguing; a picturesque little village at the foot of Mount Horeb in the Free State. It has lashings of character and is convenient for being on the Free State Highlands Route, near the Golden Gate National Park. What a winning combination. And, because it?s only […] The post Sleep, Eat, Do In Clarens appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Tuesday 10th of December 2019 07:00:57 AM
  • Get Your Glitz On ? The Diamond Works Launches CT Showroom
    As one of the hottest tourist destinations of the world, Cape Town promises something for everyone. And, for visitors and locals that want an experience that?s really quite special, there?s great news ? The Diamond Works has launched their showroom in the heart of Cape Town?s City Bowl. About The Diamond Works Experience This is […] The post Get Your Glitz On – The Diamond Works Launches CT Showroom appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Tuesday 19th of November 2019 09:37:10 AM
  • Things You Probably Didn?t Know About South Africa
    The magic that makes South Africa such a fantastic destination is multi-faceted and full of surprises. It?s probably best known for its safaris and wildlife, its culture and absolutely breath-taking landscapes. But, there are also so many awesome things that most visitors probably don?t know about South Africa, which combine to make it even more […] The post Things You Probably Didn’t Know About South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Wednesday 30th of October 2019 07:00:44 AM
  • Best Places to Stay in Stellenbosch ? the Winelands? Vibrant University Town
    Don?t get stuck trawling your way through the mire of travel websites looking for best places to stay in Stellenbosch. Find them right here. We?ve made it easy for you – simply scroll to compare over 20 of the Best Places to Stay in Stellenbosch! Appealing and historical Stellenbosch is everything wine with estates on […] The post Best Places to Stay in Stellenbosch – the Winelands? Vibrant University Town appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Monday 28th of October 2019 07:00:41 AM
  • Flavours Of South Africa ? Recipes For All The SA Favourites
    There are a few things that South Africans do really well ? play rugby, tame lions, and make really good food. The food is so good, in fact, that visitors keep talking about it until the next time they visit. Part of the reason we make such awesome food is because there are so many […] The post Flavours Of South Africa ? Recipes For All The SA Favourites appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Friday 25th of October 2019 07:00:21 AM
  • Eat Sleep Do In Mossel Bay
    Despite the fact that Mossel Bay is pretty perfectly positioned and offers the trifecta of gorgeous beaches, convenient locale and plenty of accommodation; it actually remains fairly quiet for most of the year. This is great news, if a little surprising. Mossel Bay has grown a lot but has managed to retain the laid-back vibe […] The post Eat Sleep Do In Mossel Bay appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Thursday 24th of October 2019 07:00:27 AM
  • Win A Two Night Winelands Break at Spier Hotel
    The Spier Hotel is situated on the historic Spier wine farm in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands, just 55 minutes from the Mother City, Cape Town. Village-style buildings, lush green lawns and spacious rooms situated next to the calming Eerste River are the defining characteristics of the 4 star Spier Hotel. Win a 2 […] The post Win A Two Night Winelands Break at Spier Hotel appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Tuesday 22nd of October 2019 11:00:47 AM
  • Eat Sleep Do In Paternoster on the Cape West Coast
    Paternoster is a village on the Cape West Coast that just oozes charm and a quaint appeal. Maybe it?s the white-washed houses; maybe it?s the long stretches of sandy beaches. Maybe it?s just the pace, which never seems to pick up beyond a gentle amble to match the rhythm of a seaside stroll. Whatever it […] The post Eat Sleep Do In Paternoster on the Cape West Coast appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Saturday 19th of October 2019 07:00:41 AM
  • Eat, Sleep, Do In Hermanus
    Hermanus is one of those idyllic destinations ? it combines a quiet fishing village vibe with loads of wildlife, gorgeous wine farms, and close proximity to Cape Town. Hermanus is world-renowned for its whale-watching between around July and December. It?s at this time when the southern rights, humpbacks and, sometimes, Minke whales visit the coastline […] The post Eat, Sleep, Do In Hermanus appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Thursday 10th of October 2019 07:00:18 AM
  • The Camdeboo?s Cathedral Of Mountains
    The Camdeboo?s Cathedral Of Mountains ~ One of South Africa?s oldest towns, Graaff-Reinet, is known for its quaint collection of 19th century historical Cape Dutch and Karoo architecture and as you navigate your way through the quiet streets, a big stoep, shutter-covered windows and charming broekie lace fretwork, are always up for admiration. But when you […] The post The Camdeboo?s Cathedral Of Mountains appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Wednesday 2nd of October 2019 07:00:45 AM
  • Sleep, Eat, Do In Ballito
    Ballito and summer holidays go together like fish and chips, gin and tonic, or milk and cookies. This little town in KwaZulu Natal sees almost year-round sunshine and is home to some gorgeous beaches. This makes it a stunning spot for a family vacation, a honeymoon to remember, or a beach getaway after a very […] The post Sleep, Eat, Do In Ballito appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Friday 27th of September 2019 07:00:02 AM
  • WIN a 2 Night Golfing Break in the Drakensberg
    Monks Cowl Golf Resort is situated in the Central Drakensberg approximately four hours from Johannesburg and two and a half hours from Durban. With its wide variety of facilities, Monks Cowl Golf Resort is a popular choice for those visiting the Drakensberg region. Win a 2 night weekend stay for 2 guests at Monks Cowl […] The post WIN a 2 Night Golfing Break in the Drakensberg appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Wednesday 25th of September 2019 07:00:24 AM
  • Crocs, Cats And Megabats ? All In A Day?s Work At Cango Wildlife Ranch
    Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem. ? A.A. Milne Interacting with animals naturally appeals to humans. Petting a puppy is irresistible; a wild bird getting unusually close to us is fascinating. Their soulful gaze, elegant physiques and innocent acceptance of uninvited human guests is always deeply moving to me. […] The post Crocs, Cats And Megabats ? All In A Day?s Work At Cango Wildlife Ranch appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Thursday 19th of September 2019 07:00:27 AM
  • Sleep, Eat, Do In Plettenberg Bay
    Plettenberg Bay may have the distinct vibe of a sleepy surfing village, but this little Garden Route gem still offers loads to see and do. Of course, its endless beaches and awesome waves put it firmly on the map for watersports and some serious body-bronzing. But Plett, as it?s affectionately known, is a humming little […] The post Sleep, Eat, Do In Plettenberg Bay appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Monday 16th of September 2019 07:00:33 AM
  • Durban Delights ? Some Of Our Top Picks For Your Stay
    Durban averages about 320 days of sunshine out of every 365 and is the destination of choice for families that want year-round beach holidays. But, Durban is about more than just balmy weather, gorgeous beaches, and days spent in the waves…if you can believe you?d need much more than that. Durban?s Top Attractions Just a […] The post Durban Delights ? Some Of Our Top Picks For Your Stay appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Friday 13th of September 2019 07:00:08 AM
  • The Valley Of Mystery ? Gamkaskloof
    Vertical slabs of rocky layers echo against one hairpin bend after the next as the road to hell zigzags below and disappears into the distance. Millions of years ago these mountains were a seabed, a century ago this road did not exist, but now there are creases to your left, folds to your right and […] The post The Valley Of Mystery – Gamkaskloof appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Wednesday 11th of September 2019 07:00:09 AM
  • WIN a 2 Night Mountain Escape in the Drakensberg
    Boasting breathtaking views of an awe inspiring mountain range, the Resort is a one of kind retreat for guests to enjoy a fantastic holiday escape. There are a selection of pubs and restaurants to choose from and a variety of activities to keep you entertained. Located on a scenic 860 acre World Heritage site, the […] The post WIN a 2 Night Mountain Escape in the Drakensberg appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Tuesday 27th of August 2019 12:15:58 PM
  • Whale Watching with Ocean Odyssey in the Garden Route
    Do you know that humpback calves weigh a ton at birth or that whale mother?s milk is so high in fat that it?s the consistency of toothpaste? Do you know that some of the whales that visit the South African coast every year have come all the way from Antarctica to breed in our warm […] The post Whale Watching with Ocean Odyssey in the Garden Route appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Tuesday 20th of August 2019 07:00:53 AM
  • The Good, Better and Best of Durban
    The Best of Durban is about more than gorgeous beaches, warm water, and summer days that last almost all year. Those are some pretty irresistible lures… So, it?s hard to believe there?s so much more to this epic spot in KwaZulu-Natal. Did you know? Durban is also known as eThekwini in Zulu and, following Johannesburg […] The post The Good, Better and Best of Durban appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Thursday 15th of August 2019 07:00:00 AM
  • Impressive Views of The Garden Route
    Impressive Views of The Garden Route ~ The Garden Route is one of the most scenic stretches in South Africa (and the world, in the humble opinion of almost everyone that?s been there). It?s not hard to get breath-taking photos of gorgeous vistas at just about every turn. Still, there are some places that are […] The post Impressive Views of The Garden Route appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Wednesday 7th of August 2019 07:00:00 AM
  • Going Wild On The Spore Of Cradock?s Cheetahs in Mountain Zebra National Park
    Going Wild On The Spore Of Cradock’s Cheetahs in Mountain Zebra National Park ~ In the distance stands a lone wind pump.  Its time-worn steel blades turn slowly as the Karoo air gently breathes in and out. Squeak, squeak, squeak, it breaks the silence spanning across the dry semi-arid landscape of dust, grassland, open vistas […] The post Going Wild On The Spore Of Cradock?s Cheetahs in Mountain Zebra National Park appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Monday 5th of August 2019 07:00:20 AM
  • WIN a 2 Night Seaside Experience ? CLOSED
    And the winner is … Dineo Sethosa! Congrats Dineo, we are sure you will have a fantastic time at the Whalesong Hotel & Spa in Plett! Your voucher is on it’s way to you. This Plettenberg Bay hotel has gorgeous rooms, decorated to reflect the serene colours of the ocean and the decks boast exquisite […] The post WIN a 2 Night Seaside Experience – CLOSED appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Monday 29th of July 2019 12:18:40 PM
  • 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 […] The post Glamping in Oudtshoorn – A Romantic Winter Weekend Getaway appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Friday 19th of July 2019 07:00:37 AM
  • Whale Watching in South Africa from East to West
    Winter in South Africa, stretching from June to August, is special. In some areas, winters are hot and sunny enough for plenty of beach days. In other areas, it?s temperate, cool, or downright chilly with snow-capped peaks nearby. But, one of the major highlights of winter along the coast is that this is when hundreds […] The post Whale Watching in South Africa from East to West appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Wednesday 17th of July 2019 07:00:49 AM
  • 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 […] The post City Centre Apartments, Offering All The Convenience You Need appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Thursday 4th of July 2019 07:59:52 PM
  • A Journey from Yesteryear to Tomorrow: Long March to Freedom
    From a distance you see them, all lined up on the grass as you approach the Maropeng Visitor Centre at the Cradle of Humankind. You squint your eyes and look again before you ask yourself “what?s going on here, who are these people, where are they going?” You try to count. Is it 50? 60? […] The post A Journey from Yesteryear to Tomorrow: Long March to Freedom appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Thursday 27th of June 2019 07:00:35 AM
  • 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 […] The post Quirky Quarters That Are Uniquely Irresistible appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Tuesday 25th of June 2019 07:00:28 AM
  • WIN a 2 Night Unique African Experience with Entabeni Safari Conservancy
    Experience great ravines, wide open plains, dense bushveld and forested hills all in one day at the Entabeni Safari Conservancy. What could be better than a visit to a private game reserve in the Waterberg region where you can experience the Big 5 and over 22 000 hectares of serenity. Win a 2 Night Stay […] The post WIN a 2 Night Unique African Experience with Entabeni Safari Conservancy appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
    Monday 24th of June 2019 05:59:39 PM


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