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B&B accommodation | Green Park Lodge | Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

B&B accommodation | Green Park Lodge | Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

People who stay at the Green Park Lodge are looking for en-suite accommodation which will provide them with comfort and a touch of luxury too. Mthatha is a sought after getaway destination, more so for those interested in exploring Madiba Country; the area where Nelson Mandela grew up and made such riveting history. Don’t worry about load-shedding, as this place is rigged up with a generator and it offers filtered water. Today Green Park Lodge is large and spacious and…

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Guest house accommodation | Goodfellas Bed and Breakfast | Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Guest house accommodation | Goodfellas Bed and Breakfast | Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

People book their accommodation in Mthatha or Umtata to visit the childhood area of Nelson Mandela, for South African statesman and because of the host of attractions in the area. Mthatha is Madiba country, homeland of the Xhosa, many of whom still live traditionally.  The Nelson Mandela Route allows one to explore the history of Nelson Mandela and to visit the museums which are found in three locations – Umtata, Qunu and Mveso. Goodfellas Bed and Breakfast is one of…

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Guest house accommodation | Sikumbule Nathi Guest House | Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Guest house accommodation | Sikumbule Nathi Guest House | Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Umtata or Mthatha as it is now known  is Madiba country because this is where Nelson Mandela grew up, spending a good part of his youth in  Qunu. Today the main buildings of the Nelson Mandela Museum are in Umtata. Transkei still has areas where all the old traditions remain intact and today tourists can actually stay in homes and live the life of the Xhosa and do the Nelson Mandela Route which starts in King Williams Town to Umtata….

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Guest house accommodation | Nthatuoa Guest House | Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Guest house accommodation | Nthatuoa Guest House | Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

It is the beauty and wildness of the Transkei in the Eastern Cape, and the fact that it has so far managed to escape the huge modern hotels and resorts that the other coastal areas have that have made the Wild Coast so unique. Heaps of tourists visit the Wild Coast as it quite simply offers the kind of getaway that you won’t find anywhere else. Heaps of accommodation esatablishments have started because of the many visitors wanting to visit…

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Hotel accommodation | The Haven Hotel | Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Hotel accommodation | The Haven Hotel | Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa

The Wild Coast extends along the Eastern coast of South Africa, and its untamed state, offering outstanding beauty is what makes it so sought after as a holiday destination. The nature reserves of Dwesa and Cwebe are separated by the Mbashe River and the fact that these reserves are fairly undeveloped mean that they have plenty of bird- and animal life, offering heaps of walks amongst forests, grasslands, beach and mangroves, and in fact footpaths will take you through the…

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