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- 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
- 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 #BathWithAView Wild & Free Game […] The post Soak Away Your Stress In A Bath With A View appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
Tuesday 11th of June 2019 07:00:00 AM
- Rock and Roll around the Cederberg Mountains
A cloud of dust puffs up mid-air behind your wheels as you meander along the dirt road, above a lone jackal buzzard?s glides into the distance and to your sides rock formations ? stacked by Mother Nature herself ? grab your attention with an “oh, look here” and an “oh, look there”. This is the […] The post Rock and Roll around the Cederberg Mountains appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
Wednesday 5th of June 2019 07:00:59 AM
- 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 […] The post Top 20 Game Lodges With Kids Activities – Game Lodges With Kids Activities appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
Tuesday 28th of May 2019 07:00:45 AM
- 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 […] The post Warm Your Winter with Accommodation Specials in South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
Monday 27th of May 2019 07:00:41 AM
- 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 […] The post Visit One Of South Africa’s Historic Hotels appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
Thursday 23rd of May 2019 11:18:04 AM
- Win A Two Night Getaway For Two At The Brenaissance Wine & Stud Estate
Vineyards, plum orchards, luxurious accommodation, and the mountains of Stellenbosch… Did you just feel the tension in your shoulders ease a little? Did you forget about deadlines and budgets for just a moment as you imagined the crisp sunshine on your face and the soft breeze in the air? Then, you?ll love reading more about […] The post Win A Two Night Getaway For Two At The Brenaissance Wine & Stud Estate appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
Friday 17th of May 2019 03:30:43 PM
- The Animal Magnetism Of Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth is famous for a few things ? friendly people, gorgeous beaches, excellent hotels, massive sand dunes, and a (very generous and consistent) breeze. But, few people realise that Port Elizabeth is also teeming with wildlife. And, not just wildlife that you have to go on a game drive to see (although it has […] The post The Animal Magnetism Of Port Elizabeth appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
Thursday 16th of May 2019 07:00:26 AM
- Cape Town Has Been Winning Awards Since 1580
If you?ve ever enjoyed a holiday in Cape Town, you?ll know that it?s special. There?s something magical about this city. It could be the massive Table Mountain that looms over the City Bowl, the ocean on the doorstep of suburbs like Sea Point and Camps Bay, the non-stop shopping, or the distinct African rhythm that […] The post Cape Town Has Been Winning Awards Since 1580 appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
Thursday 9th of May 2019 07:00:19 AM
- 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 […] The post Places Where You Can Hang in a Hammock in South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel Blog.
Wednesday 24th of April 2019 06:55:49 AM
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