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Come face-to-face with the wildest inhabitants of the Kariega private game reserve.

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South Africa Mdondoro Waterberg South Africa 3

Be wrapped around by epic landscapes in the Mhondoro game reserve.

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Just because you are on safari, it doesn't mean you need to scrimp on luxury...take that deep bubble bath under the starry skies at Mhondoro

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If your watering hole is looking a bit dry and dusty... come for a dip in Mhondoro's pool!

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South Africa Phinda Andbeyond Hluhluwe Kwazulu Natal South Africa 9

Learn about the fascinating traditions of communities that surround Phinda, and find out how to support them through the Africa Foundation.

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South Africa Three Trees At Spioenkop Kwazulu Natal South Africa 2

When the aloe vera plant flowers, birds and insects come down from the Drackenberg Mountains to drink its sweet nectar.

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Discover the incredible fauna and flora at Grootbos, a stunning nature reserve that's nestled between the land and the sea.

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South Africa Birkenhead House Hermanus South Africa 3

Charter a boat from Hermanus Bay to watch dolphins play in the sea.

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Hermanus Bay is one of the best places on the planet to whale-watch. See the huge mammals breach in the water, just metres from the beach.

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South Africa Cape Grace Cape Town South Africa 3

Overlooked by Table Mountain and surrounded by super yachts, Cape Grace has a supreme Waterfront location.

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Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Atlantic Ocean from luxurious guesthouse Cape View Clifton.

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South Africa One And Only Cape Town South Africa 2

View the awe-inspiring sight of a mist-swirled Table Mountain from the comfort of the One and Only Cape Town.

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South Africa Samara Eastern Cape South Africa 7

Sundowner at Samara: rest and reflect before your nightly game drive begins.

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Keep your camera ready to capture unforgettable moments from your safari at Kartiega.

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Admire the beautiful symmetry of nature at the Kwandwe Private Game Reserve on the Eastern Cape.

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The gardeners ensure that the mountains of fresh produce from Babylonstoren's garden make it to the kitchen in time for dinner! 

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Enjoy the good life at Babylonstoren - a historic Cape Dutch Farm that celebrates wellbeing.

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At Babylonstoren, meals are presented like works of art using produce from its plentiful garden.

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Horse ride around the Boer War battlefields around Spioenkop.

 

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Enjoy extraordinary sights from the comfort of Tanda Tula Safari Camp as you merge into your natural surroundings.

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A lantern-lit bespoke dining experience in the wilds of the Kruger National Park is a highlight of a stay at Tanda Tula Safari Camp.

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South Africa Thonga Beach Lodge Kwazulu Natal South Africa 4

Discover one of South Africa's most unspoilt beach wilderness retreats at Thonga Beach Lodge.

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Incredibly diverse vistas of bird and marine life are commonplace in this area where the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean collide.

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Take a hike through the pristine Milkwood forests and the fynbos-clad landscapes of the Grootbos

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Marvel at the jaw-dropping panoramic views from Grootbos nature reserve.

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The rugged and remote landscape of the Eastern Cape will become your home during your luxurious tented safari at Settler’s Drift.

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South Africa James Jayasunderas Farm Simonsberg

The view from the farm owned by Ampersand's MD, James Jayasundera, in the ravishing South African Winelands.

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Experience the tranquillity of a safari by boat through the dramatic river valleys of the Kariega.

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Be ready for anything to happen on safari - watch these rhinos charge out of the bush at Kwandwe game reserve.

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Experience unparalleled luxury and service at Kwandwe, located in the pristine wilderness of the Eastern Cape.

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Bring relaxation to another level by enjoying an African Wood massage on your private veranda overlooking the thicket-clad valleys of Kwandwe.

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Have your binoculars at the ready as South Africa is a bird-lover's paradise. Look out for this beautiful Uropean Rolain at the Kwandwe game reserve.

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Night skies in the Kalahari Desert are not easily forgotten. Kick back around the campfire at Tswalu Kalaha and watch as a thousand stars appear.

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At Tswalu, lantern-lit romantic dinners come replete with a telescope for stargazing.

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Here is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to sleep under a canopy of stars at Tswalu in the isolated and starkly-beautiful Kalahari Desert.

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With skilled guides and trackers, you could get up close to these magnificent beasts on a big game safari in 110,000-hectare game reserve, Tswalu.

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Take a slower pace on a horseback safari and admire the rolling savannah against the Korannaberg Mountains in the Kalahari Desert.

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Fingers crossed you catch sight of the captivating Caracal in the Kalahari Desert.

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The deep reds of the Kalahari Desert will stay with you long after you've left.

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Be sure to make time to enjoy the peace and stillness that the Kalahari Desert offers.

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South Africa Birkenhead House Hermanus South Africa 2

This is the ultimate beach pad - Birkenhead House is slick and sophisticated with stunning views over Hermanus Bay.

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Slip off your shoes and be revitalised by fresh air, white sand and a gorgeous seascape at Hermanus Bay.

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Enjoy the solitude of 2500 hectares of nature reserve by horseback in the wilderness of the Grootbos.

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Discover more about fynbos and other unique vegetation whilst enjoying the sweep of Walker Bay.

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Take to the sea on a marine safari to admire colonies of endangered African penguins on Dyer Island.

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Enjoy a chilled glass of Chenin Blanc and watch as stars pinprick the sky at luxurious Mhondoro game reserve.

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The suites at five-star Dulini River Lodge are the height of secluded luxury and romance. 

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At Dulini Leadwood Lodge, expect high-quality modern African cuisine, beautifully presented.

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One of Mhondoro's highlights is the underground viewing platform at the watering hole, accessed by tunnel from the lodge.

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South Africa Singita Boulders Lodge Kruger South Africa 6

If you're lucky, you might see the solitary leopard, the second largest of African's cats, on safari in the mighty Kruger National Park.

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South Africa Singita Boulders Lodge Kruger South Africa

Exclusive Singita Boulders Camp offers a refined stay in the heart of the private Sabi Sands game reserve.

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The interiors at Singita Boulders Lodge are made from local wood and stone, which merge seamlessly into the raw natural beauty outside, offering a truly immersive experience.

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South Africa Boschedal Winelands South Africa 7

Soak up the tranquil views of the Drakenstein Valley at Boschendal, the oldest wine estate in South Africa.

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What could be more perfect than to sit and simply absorb the serene views of South Africa's Winelands, perhaps with a glass of award-winning Shiraz and Sauvingnion Blanc in hand.

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Backed by the red mountains of the Waterberg , Marataba Marakele Safari Lodge blends smoothly into the stunning African landscape.

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As the setting sun gives the Waterberg Mountains a deep glow, look out for animals, like this rhino, coming for a drink at the watering hole.

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The elegant, long-necked giraffe is always a beautiful sight on safari in the Waterberg Bisophere  - an area of savannah over 14,500 kms.

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A brooding elephant waits at the watering hole for the storm to break, providing a fantastic photo opportunity for visitors at the Waterberg Biosphere.

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Wild beasts do not come more handsome than this tree-lounging leopard.

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The luxurious eco-suite tents at Marataba offer a window of solitude to contemplate the majestic Waterberg Mountains.  

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Sip a Gin and Tonic aboard a unhurried cruise along the Python Dam whilst keeping an eye out for hippos and rhinos at the water's edge.

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Morning! A hippo pops up to say hello at the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

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Thrillingly close encounters with elephants and other wildlife make a stay at Dulini River Lodge extra special.

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Cutting edge eco-design juxtaposes with the raw beauty of the African wilderness at Singita Lebombo Lodge.

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South Africa Singita Castleton Lodge Kruger South Africa

Stay in the exclusive-use Singita Castleton Lodge for a rustic farmhouse ambiance with the addition of a pool, gym, spa and wine cellar.

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You never forget the first time you hear a lion roar. Enjoy this incredible moment at height-of-luxury Singita Sweni Lodge.

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Hotels

You can rest assured that the standard of accommodation in South Africa is extremely high. Indeed, the incredible variety of superb hotel options here make it hard to choose where to stay. Do you want to rest your head in a gabled farmstead surrounded by picturesque vineyards at Boschandel in the Winelands, or a glass-fronted tree house floating above the Kruger National Park? Perhaps you'd prefer to sleep at the foot of Table Mountain in the elegantly appointed Belmond Mount Nelson, Cape Town or sink into a stone tub in a luxurious tent in Marataba Marakele. Maybe your preference would be to snooze under the stars in the wilderness of the Kalahari Desert or simply curl up in colonial comfort at the grand Drostdy boutique hotel on the Eastern Cape. Pick the hotel of your dreams, and know that in South Africa, all this is absolutely possible.

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Alkira Lodge ,
The Garden Route

Perfectly situated along the beautiful Garden Route, Alkira Lodge is a real delight from the moment you walk through the...

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Babylonstoren ,
Winelands

A 300-year-old Cape Dutch farm spread over 250 hectares and soaked in history, Babylonstoren is a memorable taste of the...

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Bartholomeus Klip ,
Winelands

Channel your inner Karen Blixen of ‘Out of Africa’ fame at this supremely romantic farmhouse and game reserve in the...

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Belmond Mount Nelson ,
Cape Town

A pale pink gem nestled at the foot of Table Mountain, Belmond Mount Nelson is an iconic landmark in its own right, affectionately...

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Birkenhead House ,
Hermanus

Beach heaven beckons at this relaxed but chic property perched on a cliff overlooking the whale-watching paradise of Walker Bay...

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Boschendal ,
Winelands

For a taste of tranquil farm living, head to this picturesque wine estate outside Franschoek, one hour’s drive from Cape...

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Bushman’s Kloof ,
West Coast

Wellness and wilderness go hand in hand at this multi-award winning retreat nestled in the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains....

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Cape Grace ,
Cape Town

Despite being a large landmark property, the Cape Grace holds prime position amongst Cape Town’s most exclusive and loved hotels....

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Cape View Clifton ,
Cape Town

In a city of Instagram-worthy views, the boutique Cape View Clifton can boast a spectacular setting. Looking over the expanse of Camps Bay and the...

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Castello Di Monte ,
Pretoria

Perfection in Pretoria – Castello di Monte is pure indulgence. A Tuscan villa transplanted to the southern hemisphere, complete with...

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Chitwa Chitwa ,
Sabi Sands (in Kruger National Park)

Privately-owned by Charl and Maria Brink, Chitwa Chitwa is a superb lodge overlooking one of the largest watering holes in...

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Drostdy Hotel ,
Eastern Cape

The Drostdy is one of the best-kept secrets in South Africa. A three-hour transfer from Port Elizabeth airport, this 48-room...

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Dulini Private Game Reserve ,
Sabi Sands (in Kruger National Park)

Safari at its most sophisticated, the Dulini Collection, Sabi Sands consists of three lodges set in the eponymous game reserve...

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Ellerman House  ,
Cape Town

The dramatic backdrop of Lion’s Bay is the setting for the privately-owned Ellerman House. Formerly the Bantry Bay mansion of...

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Fugitives' Drift Lodge ,
Kwazulu Natal

Owned by an Anglo-Zulu war specialist, the rustic and charming Fugitive’s Drift sports two ‘camps’: The Lodge and The Guest...

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Gondwana Reserve ,
The Garden Route

This award-winning Private Game Reserve provides an authentic African Safari Experience close to Cape Town.   Less than a four-hour drive...

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Grootbos ,
Hermanus

Authentic African warmth is found at this collection of luxury lodges nestled in the heart of a private nature reserve....

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Kariega Settler’s Drift ,
Eastern Cape

A five-star luxury lodge deep in the remote and untouched Kariega Game Reserve, the wonderfully-named Settler’s Drift is an inspired...

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Kurland Hotel ,
The Garden Route

Set on a 700 hectare estate, the family-owned Kurland Hotel is perched on balmy Plettenberg Bay with its Mediterranean climate....

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Kwandwe Private Game Reserve ,
Eastern Cape

Four award-winning lodges nestled in 22,000 hectares of pristine wilderness; Kwande Game Reserve offers the perfect safari experience. Families and...

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Leeu House ,
Winelands

A new 12-room boutique hotel, Leeu House is set in the heart of Franschoek village deep in the Cape winelands....

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Leeu Estate ,
Winelands

One of Leeu Collection’s three properties, the celebrated Leeu Estate, just under one hour’s drive from Cape Town, is a glorious boutique choice. Set...

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Madikwe Safari Lodge ,
Waterberg Area

The magnificent Madikwe Safari Lodge is without doubt one of the most family-friendly luxury lodges in South Africa for children...

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Makakatana Bay Lodge ,
Kwazulu Natal

The heart of Africa’s largest natural estuary, iSimangaliso Wetland Park is also home to delightful safari lodge, Makakatana Bay Lodge....

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Marataba Marakele ,
Waterberg Area

Marataba Marakele’s setting will live in your memory for a long time. Placed at the Waterberg Mountains, this family-fun camp...

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Mhondoro Game Lodge ,
Waterberg Area

Mhondoro Game Lodge is an idyllic private game lodge in Welgevonden Game Reserve, a malaria-free reserve in Limpopo. Ideally located...

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One and Only Cape Town ,
Cape Town

The perfectly-located One&Only Cape Town is a large harbourside resort with exemplary One&Only hospitality, designer décor and a huge array...

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Phinda Private Game Reserve ,
Kwazulu Natal

&Beyond’s Phinda Private Game Reserve in Zululand offers unparalleled game viewing. Lion, elephant, cheetah and both black and white rhino...

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Samara ,
Eastern Cape

Spot cheetah, black and white rhino, giraffe, and great herds of antelope at luxury game reserve Samara. Located in the...

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Singita Boulders Lodge ,
Sabi Sands (in Kruger National Park)

Often called Africa’s most ‘luxurious lodge’, Singita Boulders, on the banks of Sand River, has just twelve suites, all overlooking...

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Singita Castleton Lodge ,
Sabi Sands (in Kruger National Park)

Your very own estate in the African bush. Formerly the family home of Singita founder Luke Bailes, Singita Castleton is...

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Singita Ebony Lodge ,
Sabi Sands (in Kruger National Park)

Singita Ebony Lodge is a strikingly contemporary adaptation of the classic safari lodge, mingling tented camp and bush lodge style....

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Singita Lebombo Lodge ,
Kruger

This innovative set-up in 33,000 acres in the heart of the Kruger National Park is deeply inspiring. Singita Lebombo Lodge...

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Singita Sweni Lodge ,
Kruger

Singita Sweni Lodge is made up of six wood and glass suites seemingly floating above Sweni River – luxurious tree...

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Steenberg Farm and Vineyards ,
Winelands

Steenberg Farm is a glorious slice of Cape history. The oldest farm in the region, established in 1682, this 28-room...

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Tanda Tula ,
Kruger

Consisting of both a safari and a field camp, Tanda Tula was a forerunner of authentic luxury safari. Opened in...

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The Beach House ,
The Garden Route

An extraordinary and impeccably styled 4-bedroom villa in one of the Garden Route’s most stunning and sought after islands: welcome...

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The Cellars-Hohenort  ,
Cape Town

Over nine acres of manicured gardens surround The Cellars-Hohenort, set outside Cape Town in the historic Constantia Valley. Owner Liz...

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The Marine ,
Hermanus

The Marine is a friendly and well-managed seaside property perched on the cliffs overlooking ravishing Hermanus' Walker Bay, South Africa's...

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The Oyster Box ,
Kwazulu Natal

Award-winning The Oyster Box is a Durban landmark established in 1947. Located on Umhlanga’s smart beachfront opposite the iconic Umhlanga...

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The Plettenberg ,
The Garden Route

The Plettenberg – situated on a rocky headland in one of South Africa's most spectacular beach towns – is a perfect...

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The Saxon Hotel and Villas ,
Johannesburg

Rated as one of the world’s leading hotels, The Saxon is a five-star oasis in every sense. Set on ten...

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Thonga Beach Lodge ,
Kwazulu Natal

Revel in one of South Africa’s most photogenic wilderness beaches at this boutique collection of thatched lodges. Thonga Beach Lodge...

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Three Trees At Spioenkop ,
Kwazulu Natal

An eco-friendly 18-bed lodge, Three Trees at Spioenkop (also known as Three Tree Hill Lodge) offers magnificent scenery and warm...

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Tintswalo Atlantic ,
Cape Town

Hailed as Cape Town’s hidden gem, this stylish lodge, part of the family-owned Tintswalo Group, is perched beach-side at the...

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Tsala Treetop ,
The Garden Route

Magical is almost an understatement when describing this collection of treetop lodges perched in an age-old indigenous forest. The delights...

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Tswalu Kalaha ,
Kalahari

Tswalu Kalahari is South Africa’s largest private game reserve, protecting over 110,000 hectares of scenic grasslands and mountains. Conservation is...

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Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa ,
Cape Town

Cape Town is your oyster here - a vibrant atmosphere and breathtaking views make this 70-room destination hotel an exciting...

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