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self catering accommodation | Palm Tree Lodge | Kosi Bay, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

self catering accommodation | Palm Tree Lodge | Kosi Bay, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Absolute nature lovers are the ones who adore going to Kosi Bay, a more remote part of KwaZulu-Natal. They appreciate getting away from the crowds, and enjoying the quiet beaches, the swaying palm trees, the lakes and waterways and the wild life. Kosi Bay is part of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site, Kosi Bay is known for its fantastic sightings of leatherback and loggerback turtles, and in fact the beaches of Kosi Bay are their traditional breeding…

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Guest house accommodation | Zulani Guest House | St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Guest house accommodation | Zulani Guest House | St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Overcrowding, heavy traffic and trash lying everywhere just makes nature lovers long to escape to something totally different; a place where peace and beauty surrounds you. The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park or iSimangaliso is a natural World Heritage Site and it is this special, magical place, offering a time in close contact with nature. Instead of waking up to shouting people and screeching breaks, you wake to the sounds of birdsong and in the evening, you can take a…

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self catering accommodation | Volstruisvlei Guest Cottage | Prince Albert, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

self catering accommodation | Volstruisvlei Guest Cottage | Prince Albert, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

In our mad world more and more people are looking at the Karoo in a new light; the Karoo farmers, ostriches, the Karoo churchers, windmills, the silence and the wonderful food: lamb chops, babotie, sugared pumpkin, beans and a good red wine. Volstruisvlei Guest Cottage is excellent self catering accommodation close to the wonderful small town of Prince Albert. The guest cottage is found on a working fruit farm with magnificent views of the Swartberg Mountains. Guests get the chance…

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Self catering accommodation | Ama Casa Cottages | Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Self catering accommodation | Ama Casa Cottages | Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

It is not surprising that the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, in the uKahlamba-Drakensberg Park, a world heritage sight, is visited by throngs of people throughout the year. They come here for peace and quiet; to be able to walk through incredible beauty. Mont Aux Sources is one of South Africa’s natural wonders and the spectacular peaks and spires of the entire range entices visitors from around the world. Situated in the majesty of the Drakensberg Mountains, Ama Casa Cottages promises its…

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Self catering accommodation | The Artist’s Cottage | Prince Albert, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

Self catering accommodation | The Artist’s Cottage | Prince Albert, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

In the mad, hectic state of the modern world, there is nothing like the peace, vastness, stark beauty and stillness of the Karoo. Prince Albert is a fantastic little village at the foot of the magnificent  Swartberg Mountains; a World Heritage Site and a place with endless charm. It is only natural that such a gorgeous place would offer true Karoo hospitality, and The Artist’s Cottage is the perfect place and base to explore all the wonders of this superb…

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Bed and breakfast accommodation | Elephant Coast Guesthouse | St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Bed and breakfast accommodation | Elephant Coast Guesthouse | St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

St Lucia is an adventurers paradise; it offers a vast assortment of activities on the beaches, scuba diving, hiking, boating and much more. A favourite activity is walking the Boardwalk Trail which starts next to the Ski Boat Club. The boardwalk takes you through the forest and also along the lake where you will be able to see crocodiles and hippos.The Elephant Coast Guesthouse is an exquisite 4-star guest house situated in the town of St. Lucia. Many people stay…

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Boutique hotel accommodation | Silver Hill Lodge | Kamberg, Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Boutique hotel accommodation | Silver Hill Lodge | Kamberg, Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Silver Hill Lodge is a magnificent 4-star estate in the Ukhahlamba Drakensburg Park, a world Heritage Site in the Kamberg Valley of the Central Drakensberg. Of course this is where nature lovers feel completely at home and there are plenty of outdoor activities such as trout fishing, hiking and bird watching to keep outdoor enthusiasts more than satisfied. Situated some half an hour’s drive from Nottingham Road and Mooi River, there is a wetland on the estate as well as…

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