Soulcare Retreats - Recently Added Listings Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:08:40 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Thali Thali One can have both worlds at Thali Thali! The Western Cape Boshveld and the Langebaan legoon /sea only 10min. away. Thali Thali is a 1,460 hectare Cape West Coast game and fynbos reserve situated just over 1 hours drive from Cape Town, bordering the West Coast National Park and Langebaan. The Langebaan Lagoon is known as the jewel of the West Coast and enjoys almost year-round sunshine and boasts azure waters and unsurpassed natural beauty. The primary habitat type is Saldanha Flats Strandveld. This habitat consist of a shrubland with few trees and a moderately tall shrub layer. There is a showy display of bulb plants and annual herbaceous plants in the spring. The accommodation at Thali Thali consists of 8 units that were designed to offer a relaxing experience with the entertainment area featuring bar facilities and an open-air lapa. The 8 units are made up of 3 West Coast Style self-catering chalets and 5 B&B luxury en-suite ‘glamping’ tents. All game viewing is strictly non-smoking due to the high risk of fire in our fynbos habitat. No guests are allowed to go on game viewing excursions in their own vehicles. Cost: R300 pp for Adults; R150 pp for children (5-12 years); Free Under 5 years.]]> omar Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:46:31 +0100 /index.php/listing/Lodges.html Kleinbosch Lodge Kleinbosch Lodge is unlike others, with lots of colours as it reflects our joy of living, the warmth of being together and the freshness of a new day. The country-style lodge offers well apppointed accommodation as Bed & Breakfast and in Self-Catering Cottages. We also cater for individual needs. Kleinbosch Lodge is situated on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, the picturesque heart of the Cape Winelands and the second oldest European settlement with an interesting village character, oak-tree lined streets, preserved historic buildings and a modern student life. Kleinbosch Lodge is on a 2,5 ha of previous farmland, first a wine farm, then a horse farm now a fully dedicated guest farm with landscaped gardens.]]> omar Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:26:56 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html Amberhall Guesthouse The original homestead was built in 1970 by the Italian builder Umberto Beccaro. At the time he was an esteemed builder of many upmarket houses in Johannesburg and this was the house that he built for his own family. It always remained in the Beccaro family and in 2017 it underwent a full renovation to convert into an elegant Guesthouse providing luxury accommodation with a personal touch. The name Amberhall Guesthouse is inspired by the alley of Liquid Amber trees marking the entrance to our homestead. Amberhall Guesthouse is conveniently situated in the Northern Suburbs close to Monte Casino, Northlands Deco Parc, The TicketPro Dome, Fourways mall and Business centre, Design Quarter and Olivedale Hospital just to mention a few. Easy access to the N1 highway via William Nicol drive and Malibongwe drive.]]> omar Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:00:12 +0100 /index.php/listing/Guest%20House.html Aquanzi Lodge Aquanzi Lodge a 4 star establishment which offers luxury, bed and breakfast and self-catering accommodation to visitors in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Our unique location near bustling cosmopolitan Fourways & Lanseria, make our star rated establishment extremely convenient if you’re looking for peaceful country accommodation on the doorstep of the city. Eco friendliness at Aquanzi Aquanzi Lodges' hot water is generated by eco-friendly solar heaters which are energy efficient and environmentally friendly, taking steps to reduce our carbon footprints. The lighting throughout the estate is energy efficient All waste water is astutely managed Energy efficient Chalets with thermo insulated flooring for cold winters Water wise designed garden, with indigenous plants Should you be indulging in our delicious breakfast, you may enjoy the freshest eggs possible each morning from their very own free roaming, happy chickens.]]> omar Thu, 29 Nov 2018 17:15:26 +0100 /index.php/listing/organic-a-eco-friendly.html 401 Rozendal The three-star self-catering cottages are decked out with everything guests need to enjoy a laid-back stay. To highlight the beauty of the natural surroundings and tie in with the countryside experience, the interior and amenities have been kept simple and functional, yet charming. 401 Rozendal’s accommodation is ideal for professionals who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life while away on a working trip, for family and friends looking for lodging when attending a wedding or function at the venue, or for those who are simply in need of a weekend away. Sleeping two persons each, the five cottages can house a total of ten guests. Each cottage has a self-catering kitchenette and indoor braai area, encouraging guests to enjoy self-prepared meals while gazing over farm landscapes. Also available are an en-suite bathroom, fireplace, air-conditioning system, DSTV and Wi-Fi in communal area.]]> omar Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:36:07 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html Glen Ormond Glen Ormond is a well-appointed country house located in the rolling green hills of the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, where we offer the perfect combination of luxurious 4-star accommodation at low prices. We are situated on a remarkably beautiful property elevated above the Mooi River, between the small towns of Mooi River and Nottingham Road. We’re only 7 km from the N3 and conveniently close to the private schools in the area. They offer upmarket, comfortable accommodation in the Midlands, either family cottages that sleep four people, or suites and cottages that accommodate a couple. If you take up the breakfast package, you’ll be served our delicious and renowned Glen Ormond breakfast in the privacy of your cottage, or you can opt to self-cater. All the cottages have excellent self-catering facilities, except for the Crowned crane seen at Glen Ormondluxurious Red Robin suite, where breakfast is always served. All suites and cottages have well-equipped private verandas with magnificent views of the surrounding countryside, the massive Drakensberg mountains stretched out like a painting in the distance. Strolling around Glen Ormond will reward you with sightings of our remarkable birdlife, including the exotic crowned crane.]]> omar Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:02:57 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html 7th Wonder Named after the 7th wonder of the world being Table Mountain, our Guesthouse offers spectacular views of the Mountain & is a stone’s throw away from the world famous Blouberg beachfront. You will be welcomed by Coco & Zoe on arrival our furkids who are very well known in the area for brightening up everyone’s day by holding up sign posts in the morning traffic. The Guesthouse comprises of 4 self-catering Apartments, each unique & tastefully decorated. Each room if fully equipment with all amenities and there are kitchen facilities available to families that would like to make use of them. There is also a braai area where one can enjoy a truly South Africa experience. Breakfast is available on request. We offer an English and/or Continental breakfast. Kite (Surfing) Beach is 400 m from 7th Wonder, and we have International surfers from all over the world here once a year for the Red Bull King of the Air Event. Cape Town International Airport is approximately 20 minutes away. Services Include: Free Wifi Satellite Tv with a selection of channels Laundry services (extra charge per load) Airport Transfers (R350.00 one way for up to 7 people) Breakfast (extra charge of R80.00 per person) Our Goal is to offer an unforgettable experience to all of our guests and to be exclusive and unique. The staff at 7th Wonder would like to welcome you to a home with a difference. 7th Wonder uses Borehole Water & we are self-sufficient in this time of drought]]> omar Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:39:24 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html Villa Petit Villa Petit is a tranquil oasis, nestled among majestic milkwood trees and just a stones-throw from the beach. This classical Villa offers tastefully decorated en- suite rooms with elegant, spacious bathrooms. The rooms are equipped with flat-screen televisions and DSTV channels. You can enjoy a glass of wine under our milkwood trees, after a sun-drenched day at the beach. Braai facilities are available for your enjoyment and upon request. Restaurants are just a brisk walk away. Free taxi services are available to selected restaurants. Golf @ St. Francis Links World-class links golf course is a must on your golfing holiday itinerary Tel: +27 42 200 4500]]> omar Mon, 15 Oct 2018 02:37:50 +0100 /index.php/listing/Guest%20House.html Albourne Guesthouse Albourne Boutique Guest House offers a selection of spacious and well appointed Suites & Rooms set on a large property with lavish gardens and a large outdoor swimming pool. Located within easy driving distance of a host of amenities and attractions including Erinvale Golf Course, Vergelegen & Lourensford wine Estates and the wine lands of the Western Cape with a short 30min drive to Cape Town International Airport. Enjoy the added value of a delicious, full breakfast served daily on our outside patio, complimentary Wi-Fi from the comfort of your suite and our membership at the nearby Erinvale GC offers all guests great discounts on tee-times. Vergelegen, Somerset West, around the corner, beautiful wines, most of them award winning. The 46m2 air conditioned suites offer a cozy lounge area with a flat screen television and a comfortable dining table for a sit down meal prepared in the kitchenette which includes a fridge, microwave and 2-plate stove with all the necessary cutlery & crockery. The newly renovated bathrooms offer a large shower, hand basin and toilet. Relax in the comfort of your suite or enjoy time outside on the large patio under the shade of the awning.]]> omar Sun, 16 Sep 2018 11:38:22 +0100 /index.php/listing/Guest%20House.html Steenberg Hotel & Golf Course his luxury hotel in Cape Town offers exquisite hospitality, world-class cuisine, an award-winning winery, an 18-hole championship golf course, a plush spa and plenty of history. Situated on the Cape’s oldest registered farm, Steenberg offers an idyllic setting; a short drive from the hustle and bustle of Cape Town in the Western Cape, South Africa. Steenberg Hotel rests in the Constantiaberg amphitheatre of the Table Mountain range. The original farm werf resonates with the history of the Cape as it was the very first farm granted by Simon van der Stel, to the feisty Catharina Ras, in 1682. The selection of luxurious accommodation includes striking heritage suites, contemporary premier rooms, family rooms and the charm of sunny barn rooms as well as those in the original Manor House. Steenberg Hotel relives the glory days of the farm as the preferred stop-over for travellers to the Cape with the hallmark of warm hospitality and attentive service.]]> omar Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:11:24 +0100 /index.php/listing/Golf%20Resorts.html Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town Take in views of the beautiful waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the private marina from the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront in Cape Town. This seaside hotel is close to the city center, as well as all the big cultural offerings. The striking ocean views set the stage for a memorable stay in Cape Town. Wake to the sound of gentle waves breaking on the shore before embarking on a day of exploration. Take our complimentary shuttle bus to and from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront – a popular shopping, dining and entertainment area. Other nearby attractions include Table Mountain and Robben Island, which is home to one of the city’s most visited museums. Sample a local or international favorite dish paired with South African wine at Tobago’s Restaurant, which also offers a striking sea view. Alternatively, relax by our heated rim-flow pool with a cocktail at Tobago’s Bar & Terrace, with even more exceptional views of the Atlantic. If you’d like to relax after sightseeing, feel your tension melt away at our Amani Spa. With special group packages perfect for corporate retreats, bridal parties or other special occasions, it’s a stunning place in which to unwind. Pets are unfortunately not allowed at our hotel.]]> omar Tue, 07 Aug 2018 14:05:57 +0100 /index.php/listing/Hotels.html Marianne Wine Estate "Wine to me is passion. It’s family and friends. It’s warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It’s culture. It’s the essence of civilization and the art of living." - Robert Mondavi Beautiful typical South African Farm house of the Cape Dutch architecture with 5 bedrooms including a family apartment. The House is located 5 min walk from our cellar and tasting room and has a panoramic view swimming-pool, a game room, a chapel and 2 terrace. 4 lofts are located in the heart of Marianne estate. Facing the cellar and looking at Table Mountain. Paarl, Kanonkop, Frankshoek and Table Mountain have each their own feeling and style but the comfort and quality of service is everywhere the same. Each of them has an ensuite bathroom and a living-room. Beautiful 7 bedrooms in a stunning villa called l’Ermitage, build right in the middle of the vines. Newly opened,these rooms will not only amaze you by their look and feels but also by the view they are offering wherever you are staying. To add to this little hidden gem, it has a swimming pool and a braai area. You won’t ever want to leave. Planning a family reunion or a friends gathering? We have the perfect stay for you. 2 Villas available to rent as self catering where you will feel at home, away from home.]]> omar Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:46:18 +0100 /index.php/listing/wine-destinations.html La Petite Ferme La Petite Ferme, situated in Franschhoek, arguably the most historic, beautiful and captivating town in the Cape Winelands, promises each guest an unforgettable experience. Just an hour’s drive from Cape Town you will find the unique tranquillity, luxury and warmth of La Petite Ferme. A destination for all local and international guests, offering award-winning cuisine, wines and accommodation. Vine Orientation: R200.00 10:30am & 15:15pm. Come enjoy an informative talk amongst the Vineyards about the history of La Petite Ferme and the our wines. Then sip on four delicious wines from the farm at our panoramic Wine Tasting table overlooking the Franschhoek valley. The experience is approximately an hour and a half.]]> omar Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:05:23 +0100 /index.php/listing/wine-destinations.html Teri-Lemveli Lodge Accommodation Self Catering Chalets - Rooms with private bathrooms (shower or bath), and double or single beds. Up to six people per self-catering chalet, including DSTV and air conditioners. Stable Rooms (Standard Double and Family) - Private and Isolotated Rooms, 4 kms from Main Building with beautiful braai areas and swimming pool. Activities Children's play area, Swimming pool, 19ha Stolsriver Dam, Game Viewing, Television room, Breakfast Lounge and Take-away Shop Breakfast Lounge, Shop, Function Venue Come and sit down for a Karoo Breakfast...don't forget about our pre-packed Karoo Lamb! We offer function and conference facilities for groups, and a menu is available. Karoo National Park Towards late afternoon, the great, unyielding canopy slowly softens its fierceness, and from pastel shades of pink and blue, the colours deepen, setting the endless Karoo canvas ablaze with glorious hues of orange and red.]]> omar Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:54:08 +0100 /index.php/listing/Lodges.html Faircity Kievits Kroon Escape to Kievits Kroon, a beautiful, tranquil country estate, known for its luxury accommodation, superb facilities, immaculate gardens, gourmet dining and wellness spa. Acknowledged as “the Winelands in Gauteng” because of its Cape Dutch-style architecture, award-winning Kievits Kroon Country Estate offers pampering and luxury for couples looking for a romantic weekend or mid-week getaway. Just 10 minutes from central Pretoria and 45 minutes from Sandton, Gauteng, and set along a Jacaranda-lined lane on a 16 hectare estate, Kievits Kroon is a sought-after destination for those wanting to escape city life, or for corporates seeking a unique business experience. Leisure The estate has 142 luxurious rooms, with en-suite bathrooms, satellite television and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is well known for its excellent service delivered by a team of dedicated staff. Signature restaurant, Granita, offers a fine dining experience with menus that reflect our executive chef’s passion for the freshest seasonal produce available, and an award-winning wine list. Kievits Kroon Wellness Spa is known for its outstanding thermae facilities and treatments, and is considered to be one of the best spas in Gauteng. The outdoor lap pool and heated thermal pool next to the Pool Bar are perfect for a weekend of unwinding and relaxation. Visit the 41 Library Bar for pre or post dinner drinks, enjoy a sumptuous buffet breakfast in Kingsley’s restaurant, and order a gourmet picnic to savour on the shaded lawn.]]> omar Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:09:07 +0100 /index.php/listing/Hotels.html Mashovhela Bush Lodge Morning Sun Nature Reserve near Louis Trichardt offers accommodation in the heart of the Soutpansberg Mountain area of the Northern Limpopo province. This Natural Heritage site is centrally located while travelling to Kruger National Park, Mapungubwe National Park, Botswana and Zimbabwe. The Reserve offers visitors an unforgettable ALL-IN-ONE family friendly holiday: African Culture in South Africa, Walking Trails, Archaeological Ruins and Birdwatching and Butterfly hotspots. Accommodation is available at our two lodges, eco Mashovhela Bush Lodge and self-catering Lokovhela Mountain Cottages ideal for small groups and Backpackers, or at our Morning Sun Bush Camps for Family-friendly Holidays and Weekend Getaways welcoming both local and international guests. 4. Accommodation Types: • Full board options at Mashovhela Bush Lodge and Drumbeat Restaurant where we offer meals such as breakfast, lunch or dinner in the bush next to our small waterfall or boma while joining in traditional dancing with our Local Venda dancers • Three self-catering annex Lodge Safari Tents • Self-catering Lokovhela Guest Cottages, or one private self-catering Valley View Cottage • Camping Sites for Over-lander Bush Campers at the waterfall and the unique Hammock Camps • One exclusive Stargazing Mountain Camp or optionally sleeping in our classical UNIMOG for a romantic adventurous couple.]]> omar Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:43:21 +0100 /index.php/listing/Lodges.html Soneva Jani An imaginative journey that began over two decades ago, the Soneva story continues with Soneva Jani, the brand’s newest luxury resort offering. Inspired by a word that means ‘wisdom’ in Sanskrit, Soneva Jani encompasses a collection of Water Villas and Island Sanctuaries set within a lagoon of crystal clear waters, fringed by pristine beaches and blanketed in lush tropical greenery. The highlight of the islands that the resort calls home is the 5.6 kilometre private lagoon that surrounds it; an awe-inspiring azure spectacle that inspires a sense of calm. Soneva Jani, located in the Medhufaru lagoon in the Noonu Atoll, comprises five islands, the largest of which is Medhufaru, which is 150 acres in size. The resort can be reached by a scenic 40 minute seaplane flight direct from Malé International Airport, a 60 minute speedboat ride from Soneva Fushi, or by a leisurely halfday cruise from Soneva Fushi onboard Soneva in Aqua. The day begins here with an endless spread of fresh fruits, comforting classics and creative juices from our Juice Bar. The day continues with a bountiful buffet of organic garden salads and live cooking stations with our wood burning pizza oven, tandoors and grills with bespoke pizzas and freshly caught and grilled to order fish. Sunset aperitvos lead into our mouthwatering evening menus. The sun sets and the Chef takes the stage in the central open kitchen So Fresh, where he creates a myriad of choices.]]> omar Fri, 27 Apr 2018 13:21:46 +0100 /index.php/listing/Islands.html Witkoppen Lodge Discover gloriously coloured sandstone mountain escarpments and wonderful sunsets as you embrace the beauty of the old world. Witkoppen Lodge is situated at the foothills of the magnificent Drakensberg mountain range located in the Memel/Verkykerskop area in the north eastern Free State. This privately owned lodge located in the Witkoppen Reserve is malaria free and home to a rich biodiversity of species, which include an abundance of game such as black wildebeest, plains zebra, blesbok, springbok, reedbuck, mountain reedbuck and more. The unique birdlife consisting of amongst others blue cranes, mahems, black eagles, cape vultures, secretary birds and bald ibises. LISTEN TO THE QUIET … in an old sandstone farmstead converted into a tasteful, characterful lodge. This 1400 hectares of isolated area is also known for it’s botanical gems, as well as extra ordinary cultural and historical significance e.g. bushman paintings and memoirs of the Anglo Boer War. 8 Sleeper Self-Catering Lodge​]]> omar Tue, 24 Apr 2018 15:14:47 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html Kwalala Lodge Accommodation at Kwa Lala lodge comprises 19 standard rooms, which include two family units. The standard rooms are equipped with 2 three quarter size beds, which can be configured into king-size beds, and an en-suite bathroom that has a large shower, basin and toilet. Facilities included in these rooms are TV's with selected DStv channels, air-conditioning, a personal safe as well as a mini bar and complimentary tea-and coffee-making amenities. KwaLala also has a swimming pool and a bar, where different refreshing alcohol beverages or cocktails can be enjoyed. For total relaxation of the mind and body, the guest house also offers a beauty room and reservations can be made for beauty treatments on-site. Secure parking is available from early evening until morning, and a security guard and staff are at the premises throughout the day. Just a short drive away, guests will find a variety of activities and attractions, such as Tiger fishing at Lake Jozini, hiking, hot air ballooning, golf and many other delights to suit guests breakaway needs.]]> omar Fri, 13 Apr 2018 06:50:40 +0100 /index.php/listing/Lodges.html Avani Lesotho Sometimes you make choices in life and other times choices make you. At AVANI Lesotho Hotel & Casino we choose to give you refreshing and contemporary accommodation experiences which opens the door to new possibilities. Escape into the Kingdom in the Sky. Pony-trek on African highlands. Canoe off lush riverbanks. Soak up fun in the sun and adventure. Unwind by the pool. Refresh with a spa treatment. Discover folkways on a tribal tour. Play hard, rest hard. Let AVANI Lesotho be your breakaway. At AVANI, time is yours to enjoy as you please. Make Maseru’s countryside your playground. Unwind with a dip in the pool and a round of golf nearby.]]> omar Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:37:54 +0100 /index.php/listing/Hotels.html Tau Game Lodge Tau is a South African luxury safari lodge situated on the far northern border of South Africa, in malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, the 4th largest game reserve in the country. 27 major species of game roam this South African nature reserve, making Tau Game Lodge the ideal place for a safari holiday, offering Big 5 game safaris and bird-watching safaris. Tau Game Lodge, situated in the North West Province, can accommodate up to 60 people and offers an ideal South African conference venue as well as an idyllic wedding venue overlooking a natural waterhole. Enjoy an authentic South African safari vacation in the midst of natural wildlife, complete with great game viewing and luxury private facilities, at our South Africa luxury safari lodge.]]> omar Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:20:19 +0100 /index.php/listing/Lodges.html The Clarendon Fresnaye Rested in the idyllic suburb of Fresnaye, Cape Town, The Clarendon reflects a glamorous ambiance and posh exclusivity bar none. Cradled along the slopes of Lions Head, The Clarendon offers exhilarating views of the wrapping indigo ocean along South Africa's most beautiful coast. Here on the shores of the Atlantic, a wonderful place of rich green lawns and sparkling swimming pools, are set in a tranquil paradise against the backdrop of a mass of pink bougainvillea. This cosmopolitan city boutique caters to families, honeymooners and the exclusive traveller who wants to enjoy the best of Cape Town. Steeped in history The Clarendon harbours an interesting past having once been owned by the governor of The Cape and also the Earl of Clarendon. The décor is infused with traditional fabrics are designed to add the modern touch. The spacious rooms are appropriated with all amenities, as you would expect in a 5 Star hotel. The exquisitely decorated rooms, some overlooking the lush gardens or mountains.]]> omar Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:35:37 +0100 /index.php/listing/luxury-trains.html The Clarendon Bantry Bay Nestled peacefully along the peninsula of one the world's most spectacular settings, The Clarendon Bantry Bay is a 5 Star fusion of pure sophistication and beachside charm. An unimpeachable enclave of tranquility, privacy and beauty. Find your place amidst the turquoise bays and sparkling shores and enjoy the promise of utter contentment. The Rooms are sensuously styled and elegantly contemporary, each of The Clarendon's rooms embraces it's own design tastefully appointed with sumptuous touches of modernity. Rich dark wood, natural colours and flooded with light, The Clarendon offers privileged comfort enveloped with lush greenery. The Juliet Spa at Villa Bantry Bay offers a luxurious and personalised spa experience that will revitalise and rejuvenate. For bookings and enquiries please call Reception at Villa Bantry Bay +27 (0) 21 439 3224]]> omar Fri, 06 Apr 2018 11:23:17 +0100 /index.php/listing/luxury-trains.html Spier Wine Farm & Vineyard Tour See highlights like our Protea Garden and our wastewater treatment plant as you glide through the vineyards and enjoy the fresh air. Tour the vineyards on a Segway PT (Personal Transporter), the coolest two-wheeled way to see the Spier farm. This self-balancing electric vehicle will help you glide through the vineyards, past our Protea Garden and our wastewater treatment plant where we will share some interesting facts. This tour combines a beautiful glide through the farm with some interesting facts about Spierâ€s Protea Garden and wastewater treatment plant which combines nature, art and technology, creating a space of cleansing and healing for one of our most precious resources. This activity is for one person and takes place in Stellenbosch (CPT), 7 days per week, subject to availability, minimum numbers and ideal weather conditions. Allow 60 minutes for this experience.]]> omar Thu, 29 Mar 2018 16:14:57 +0100 /index.php/listing/adventure.html Cape Town Sightseeing What is The Cape Town Pass? The Cape Town Pass is a comprehensive sightseeing package which allows visitors to experience the best of Cape Town while saving time and money. Available in 3, 5 and 7 day durations, The Cape Town Pass includes free entry to top attractions and museums, as well as an optional Travelcard. Enjoy free entry to Top Cape Town attractions, landmarks and tours with the ultimate all-inclusive Cape Town Pass. Discover more while saving time and money when you visit the city with a Cape Town Pass.]]> omar Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:12:27 +0100 /index.php/listing/adventure.html Coral Lodge Coral Lodge combines one of Mozambique’s most stunning beach locations with the country’s rich culture and trade history. Situated on a spectacular peninsula within an unspoilt nature reserve and only minutes from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ilha de Mozambique, Coral Lodge is a unique blend of contemporary design combined with the utmost respect for the rare and unique surroundings. This Mozambican paradise with its miles of deserted beaches lends itself to a wealth of water and land-based activities. The laguna and tides give life to the mangrove forest behind the sand dunes which is popular with East African birds as well as bush babies, mongoose and monkeys. The hard and soft coral reefs just off the coast from Coral Lodge are home to many species of small fish and dolphins and offer a host of easy as well as more challenging diving spots. This beach sanctuary comprises of just 10 luxury villas which tastefully blends luxury and comfort with the authentic feel of Mozambique style and simplicity. The design skillfully uses an elegant mix of wood and textiles to ensure the lodge sympathetically blends in with its surroundings whilst incorporating the vivid colours of the area. The exquisite cuisine is made using local ingredients with a key focus on fresh fish and fresh market produce. Every dish is infused with enticing Mozambican flavours mixed with European and Asian influences.]]> omar Sun, 04 Feb 2018 17:52:06 +0100 /index.php/listing/Lodges.html Hermanus Beach Club The magnificent Cape coastline plays host to some of South Africa’s best luxury accommodation, and Hermanus Beach Club must be included. Hermanus has some of the finest beaches in the country and the best whale-watching in the world. Make Hermanus the perfect place for your well-deserved break. The scenic coastal resort of Hermanus is internationally celebrated by fishermen for excellent fishing - many large sharks and Kabeljou have been caught off the rugged rocks. Located on Walker Bay, Hermanus is the ideal place from which to view the magnificent Southern Right Whales, which spend months calving in the safety of the bay. Hermanus boasts a modern fishing harbour and numerous hotels. The lagoon is favoured for yachting and aquaplaning. A scenic drive cut into the mountainside provides panoramic views of the town and the sea. The Fernkloof Nature Reserve has 16 kilometres of footpaths leading through areas rich in birds, game and flowers. For golf lovers, Hermanus is also home to a picturesque golf course.]]> omar Mon, 29 Jan 2018 17:16:12 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html The Cycad Lodge Nelspruit Located in a quiet suburb of Nelspruit close to the CBD, Cycad Lodge & Chalets offers comfortable accommodation for business and leisure travellers. The four-star lodge has 59 rooms across various categories set in a lush garden filled with palm trees, cycads and accent lighting. Room types range from standard and deluxe to executive and superior suites, as well as self-catering one and two-bedroom apartments. All rooms feature a neutral colour palette, air-conditioning, modern en-suite bathrooms and comfortable beds, while the apartments also have kitchenettes. The on-site restaurant serves a delicious continental buffet and full English breakfast, and is also open for dinner with a range of freshly prepared dishes on offer, from light meals to grills. Kindly note Cycad Lodge & Chalets is an alcohol-free establishment and strictly no alcohol is permitted on the premises. When the Mpumalanga heat gets too much, take a dip in the large, sparkling pool in the middle of the garden to cool off, or just relax in the shade of the lapa located next to the pool.]]> omar Sun, 21 Jan 2018 08:02:09 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html The Three Boutique Hotel Old and new meet in perfect harmony at The Three Boutique Hotel: this beautiful National Monument building has been converted into a stylish and affordable 18-bedroom boutique hotel in the leafy suburb of Oranjezicht, at the heart of Cape Town. Owned by Justin & Natalia Pearson, The Three offers exceptional service, from the first email to your collection at the airport and looking after you during your Cape Town holiday or business trip at The Three Boutique Hotel. Steeped in hospitality from years of working on cruise ships, Justin and Natalia have gathered a remarkable team at The Three. The Three Boutique Hotel fills the gap between a too-homely guest house and an impersonal hotel; it's exactly the right balance of chic surroundings, 4-star facilities and friendly service. The Three is modern and sophisticated hotel accommodation with a historic heart in a trendy part of central Cape Town.]]> soulctvr Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:33:05 +0100 /index.php/listing/luxury-trains.html Protea Hotel Mossel Bay The luxurious 31-roomed Protea Hotel Mossel Bay is a graceful landmark, built in 1846, overlooking Santos Bay and the harbor. 20 min drive to the airport and halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth. Nestling on the Mossel Bay shoreline with the majestic Outeniqua mountains as a backdrop, the Protea Hotel Mossel Bay is singled out from other establishments.The stone walls and Mediterranean-style out-buildings belie the fact that the main building is one of the oldest in Mossel Bay and forms part of the Dias Museum Complex. Previously The Old Post Office Tree Manor Hotel, the Protea Hotel Mossel Bay, situated off Santos beach, could best be described as a hotel complex. It comprises of a breakfast patio with sea view, the Cafe Gannet Seafood Restaurant - "Mossel Bay's Seafood House", overlooking the Bay and Outeniqua Mountains. The Blue Oyster cocktail bar, adjacent to the pool, overlooks Santos Bay.]]> soulctvr Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:18:12 +0100 /index.php/listing/Hotels.html Paternoster Dunes Boutique Guest House Paternoster is considered by many to be the most magical destination on the West Coast of Southern Africa. Where else in the region would you find such an irresistible combination of pristine beach, whitewashed village charm, and little to disturb the gentle, soothing atmosphere a mere hour away from Cape Town? Famously friendly, Paternoster has much of the rustic, idyllic character one would expect from a tiny Mediterranean Island. In fact, it's one of the last traditional fishing villages on the West Coast. Dune Ridge Cottage This is romantic beach retreat self-catering for two at it’s toes-in-the-sand best. Dune Ridge is situated 500 metres from the guest house with the same uninterrupted sea views. In keeping with Paternoster’s charming village aesthetic, it’s built in fisherman cottage style with a stone blend. Eco- friendly too, the lights and geysers work off solar power. The open plan interior is stylish and contemporary and contains a: Comfortable seating area Well equipped kitchenette with cooking facilities King size bed with Egyptian cotton linen Free standing bath and walk-in shower room Full DSTV Docking station Free WIFI Patio with braai (barbecue) facility]]> soulctvr Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:15:43 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html Le Paradis Penthouse Le Paradis Penthouse is a luxury, self-catering apartment for the discerning guest. All the living areas offer spectacular ocean views of Walker Bay. It is perfectly situated in the heart of Hermanus, and within easy walking distance to shops and restaurants. The penthouse offers two bedrooms with full en-suite bathrooms. The main bedroom has beautiful sea views, and both bedrooms are fitted with queen size beds. The penthouse has a large patio with dining and lounge areas. The fully equipped kitchen is ideally designed for the entertaining. Le Paradis Penthouse beckons you to sit back, relax and enjoy watching the whales frolicking in the cool atlantic waters from the comfort of the patio. Quality linen and towels Air-conditioning Under floor heating in bedrooms and lounge Gas fireplace in living area Satellite television Fully equipped kitchen: dishwasher, microwave, washing machine/dryer combo Iron and ironing board Hairdryers Electronic safe Secure basement parking Non-smoking Gas Braai (BBQ) facilities Free WIFI Direct access to Penthouse via lift]]> soulctvr Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:33:53 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa is located less than seven minutes’ drive from George Airport in an area renowned for its pristine beaches, indigenous forests and nature reserves. The stunning natural landscape is matched by the exceptional levels of service in one of the most beautiful luxury hotels South Africa has to offer. The hotel occupies an ideal position between the Indian Ocean and the majestic Outeniqua Mountains in Herolds Bay, George, on the Garden Route. Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa is unique among South African hotels as it features the first Ernie Els signature golf course in South Africa, making the hotel resort a prime destination for golf holidays. The award winning Freesia Spa sets us apart from other Garden Route hotels. Freesia Spa offers seven treatment suites and uses locally produced African products to ensure that the Freesia experience is not only a sensory journey but an authentic African experience. Guests and visitors at our resort have a choice of three restaurants, Cucina, Waterside Grill and The Clubhouse, each offering a unique and personal dining experience. Not only one of South Africa’s luxury hotels, the Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa is also a popular business and conference hotel and offers floor-to-ceiling windows in all function rooms with breath taking views of the Indian Ocean and Outeniqua Mountains. From romantic weddings in South Africa to stylish conferences, the personalised service of Oubaai Hotel Golf & Spa ensures that every event is a great success.]]> soulctvr Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:35:34 +0100 /index.php/listing/Golf%20Resorts.html Hermanus Lodge on the Green Hermanus Lodge on the Green is nestled at the foot of the majestic Overberg mountain range and is perfect for exploring all the wonders of Hermanus. We overlook the 25th green of the picturesque Hermanus Golf Club and are only minutes away from pristine beaches, the world famous Cliff Path as well as the restaurants and boutique shops in the village of Hermanus. There beautifully appointed and recently refurbished seven en suite bedrooms are ranked among the finest accommodation in Hermanus. All guests are treated to a personal prepared breakfasts as they watch the early morning golfers making their way to the nearby green. During our winter months guests can enjoy daily walks along our unique 12 kilometer cliff path where sightings of a mother whale and her new- born calf coming within meters of the rocky shoreline will take their breath away. Late afternoons can be spend in our comfortable lounge with its inviting open fireplace as you watch the shadows lengthen on the fairway. The sun- drenched swimming pool with its magnificent mountain view is the perfect place to spend a summer’s afternoon and our private courtyard, overlooked by the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, is perfect for that summer sun-downer as another perfect day draws to an end in Hermanus. Hermanus Lodge on the Green is also the perfect base when attending festivals like the Hermanus FynArts Festival, Hermanus Whale Festival or Kalfiefees.]]> soulctvr Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:47:21 +0100 /index.php/listing/Golf%20Resorts.html La Cotte Farm Granted to its original owner in 1694, La Cotte Farm is one of the oldest estates in the area. The colonial flair of the home and cottages offer utmost privacy to guests, surrounded by panoramic views of lake, expansive sky, indigenous greenery and picturesque mountain ranges. The thatch roofing, gabled facades, tall French shuttered windows and the lime-washed walls produce a tale of farmhouse elegance with a touch of rustic, pastoral playfullness. Surrounded by lush vineyards, glorious mountains and unsurpassed views in all directions, the farm offers a range of accommodation: from simple 1 bed cottages to a luxurious villa that sleeps 14. All designed and furnished to the highest levels of comfort, warmth and classic charm. La Cotte Forest Cottages 8 Traditional cottages, each beautifully converted to sleep 2 - 4 persons. Located on the forest edge of one of Franschhoek’s oldest farms, these lavishly simple cottages offer incredible views over the forest, vineyards and valleys. Booked together, they are the ideal setting for large family gatherings and celebrations, or individually for quiet getaways.]]> soulctvr Sat, 02 Sep 2017 06:14:44 +0100 /index.php/listing/Self%20Catering.html Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort Set in 550 hectares of beautiful KZN bushveld amongst giant Cambrian granite boulders that are millions of years old, the Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort has beautiful views over the Bivane River and abundant bird life. Legend has it that the river at Natal Spa’s warm water and bubbles were the work of a large black snake with an underground lair. While that myth may have kept the ancient San people from the healing mineral waters, it certainly didn’t have the same effect on Oom Piet Wessles or the generations of visitors who have stopped over at this oasis between Vryheid and Paulpietersberg. Set in 550 hectares of beautiful KZN bushveld amongst giant Cambrian granite boulders that are millions of years old, the Gooderson Natal Spa Hot Springs & Leisure Resort has beautiful views over the Bivane River and abundant bird life. Legend has it that the river at Natal Spa’s warm water and bubbles were the work of a large black snake with an underground lair. While that myth may have kept the ancient San people from the healing mineral waters, it certainly didn’t have the same effect on Oom Piet Wessles or the generations of visitors who have stopped over at this oasis between Vryheid and Paulpietersberg.]]> soulctvr Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:58:13 +0100 /index.php/listing/Spa%20.html The Kelway Hotel The Kelway Hotel is perfectly positioned for business and leisure travellers seeking central accommodation in Port Elizabeth. The hotel is situated just a few minutes from the airport, and within walking distance of popular tourist attractions and Port Elizabeth’s swimming beaches. The Kelway is a multi-graded three and four-star timber structured hotel and offers 63 en-suite rooms: 36 four-star luxury rooms (upgraded in December 2016), 24 three-star rooms and three premier rooms. It also has conference facilities, secure parking and a restaurant where breakfast, lunch or dinner can be enjoyed on a deck overlooking the beautiful Algoa Bay. Elegant in style, the overall tone of the hotel is warm and inviting with attention to detail to ensure all guests are as comfortable as possible. Farriagers Restaurant and Bar is casual yet sophisticated and the décor is a combination of timber and carefully selected modern masterpieces, with sea-grass chairs imported from Indonesia and handcrafted tables from Knysna. The Kelway’s chefs use only the finest ingredients to offer a fusion menu of European and South African influences. Farriagers is a popular choice for outside and in-house guests.]]> soulctvr Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:41:02 +0100 /index.php/listing/Hotels.html Sandals Guest House Sandals, a thatched lodge decorated in an Afro-Caribbean style, is set amongst lush indigenous milkwood trees in the beautiful town of St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape. Sandals recently completed very exciting and extensive soft- refurbishments and alterations. The refurbishment programme saw a refashioning of all the rooms and some public areas, as well as the upgrading of a wide range of facilities. Sandals offers 10 spacious and individually decorated bedrooms all boasting extra-length beds and en-suite bathrooms with both shower and bath. All 10 luxury rooms have sliding doors which open onto a private balcony or tropical garden for your comfort and relaxation. The ambience of this “boutique guesthouse” is a unique blend of superb hospitality, cuisine and service. The palm fringed pool, fully licensed pool bar and craggy rocks create a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere for guests to unwind. Sandals offers guests excellent service and attention to detail ensuring every little luxury and comfort is tended to. Sandals is only 150 metres from the main beach and is in close proximity to The Village Centre. It is the definitive getaway for avid golfers, surfers, adventure-seekers and those who want an escape from the city.]]> soulctvr Mon, 07 Aug 2017 09:26:17 +0100 /index.php/listing/Guest%20House.html Plaisir de Merle Manor House The Manor House has been tastefully co-ordinated with fashionable furnishings by the dynamic design team from Visser Kapperer de Bruin Architects of Stellenbosch who were also the restoration architects. The end result bears testimony to a conscious endeavour to forsake grandeur in favour of unaffected sincerity with a flair that underlies classical refinement. Fashionable and co-ordinated with flair, the Manor House's interior features an elegant and eclectic rendition of old and new. The selection of furniture in the Cape Art Nouveau and Art deco, ball-and-claw and retro styles are reminiscent of our estate's diverse cultural heritage and progressive approach to winemaking. Fashionable furnishings make an unaffected, yet classically refined, statement. Trappings of the past are brought closer to the present in the dining room or 'galderij' with its traditional wall cupboard ('muurkas') and yellowwood ceiling beams. A long dining table comfortably seats 36 guests, and with a slight change in configuration can seat up to 40 guests.]]> soulctvr Sun, 06 Aug 2017 16:49:46 +0100 /index.php/listing/wine-destinations.html Explore Cape Town The best way to explore and see Cape Town and Table Mountain is with the City Sightseeing red double-decker bus. Your 1-day valid ticket gives you access to all routes - the Red City Tour, with its free Yellow Downtown Tour and the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour, with its free Purple Wine Tour. The Red City Tour goes directly to the lower Cableway station offering you easy and direct access to Table Mountain. Online tickets are valid for 14 days from the chosen date.]]> soulctvr Sun, 06 Aug 2017 13:48:32 +0100 /index.php/listing/adventure.html