Southern Africa is renowned for its varied topography, great natural beauty, and cultural diversity, as well as its incredible safari opportunities. Explore the sights of the garden route and Cape Town at your own pace: see Table Mountain, visit Robben Island, watch the penguins and stay in your own apartment. Then to Kruger National Park, the world famous reserve to see wildlife at its finest.
The ultimate holiday incorporating South Africa’s gems.
At a Glance
|Price||Dates||N°· of nights||N°· of pax||Holiday type||Weather||Price includes|
|From £5,500 per person based on twin share and the time of year||Your choice||13 nights and 2 nights of air travel||2 – 4 people||Tailor-made holiday||Temperature range of 12 – 28 C||Flights from UK, internal flights, car hire, accommodation (some are fully inclusive), transfers, back up and park fees.|
Days 1 - 3
Robberg Beach House, Plettenberg Bay
Nestled at the heart of the world-famous Garden Route, Plettenberg Bay is a destination of distinction for all travellers in South Africa. Its splendid sky and seascapes and the unspoilt beauty of its lagoons and beaches, as well as a great selection of restaurants, bars and coffee shops, make it a great destination for all ages. There are so many things to do in the area. Just five minutes from the bustling restaurants, galleries, coffee shops and bars of Plett’s main street, The Robberg is a tranquil beach-side haven.
Accommodation: this stylish, luxury air-conditioned suite comes with a balcony overlooking the gardens. The neutral and modern tones provide a welcome and comforting haven on your vacation. This is luxury accommodation right on the beach!
La Plume Guest House, Oudtshoorn
La Plume is a Boutique Guest House in Oudtshoorn, on a working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm with spectacular views of the Swartberg Mountains and the Olifants River Valley. A warm welcome awaits you at this charming 1902 Victorian homestead with its tranquil surroundings where Karin has combined old-world charm with modern comforts to ensure extraordinary service and personal attention. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Olifants River valley from the privacy of your veranda.
Accommodation: La Plume’s Superior suite offers stylish luxury with private entrances, sunny verandas and elegant, comfortable antiques, each of the 19 individually furnished air-conditioned rooms offer satellite television, free WiFi, mini bar and abundant comforts.
Days 5 - 6
La Fontaine, Franschhoek - wine tasting
The La Fontaine Guest House, only a blink away from Franschhoek’s main thoroughfare has garnered a deserved reputation for the charm found in its Victorian era homesteads, Linquenda and Campbell House. A mere three minutes walk from the historic Franschhoek village centre, La Fontaine is the ideal guest house from whch to explore the various local and international award-winning restaurants, art galleries, and wine estates. The perfect establishment for your few days exploring the area.
Accommodation: the room offers King, or twin-bedded configuration, bathroom with full shower, Victorian bath; dressing room, mini fridge, DSTV, and aircon. All suites are lavishly decorated with individual themes and character.
Days 7 - 10
Lawhill Luxury Apartments - Cape Town
Lawhill offers fantastic self-catering accommodation on the V & A Waterfront. Cape Town nestles beneath imposing Table Mountain. It is an oceanside metropolis where markets, fine-dining and historical buildings meet a bustling harbour and pristine beaches. The city itself has lots to offer; summit Table Mountain for sweeping views of the city, boat to Robben Island to visit the notorious prison, and spend time in Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Further afield you can explore the Cape Peninsula.
Accommodation: elegant apartments have their own balcony with comfortable outdoor furniture from which to enjoy the views of the marina, the canal and the One & Only Hotel. The hottest address in Cape Town!
Days 11 - 13
Arathusa, Sabi Sands - Kruger safaris
Arathusa Safari Lodge is in a prime location within the Sabi Sand Reserve, adjacent to the unfenced Kruger National Park. Sabi Sands is particularly well known for its amazing leopard sightings. The most elusive animal of the Big 5 is frequently spotted when going on a game drive in the reserve. Besides the Big 5, other game species occur in great numbers, among which are more than 300 bird species. This location is ideal for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and bird watchers alike.
Accommodation: each luxury suite is uniquely designed, with fresh interiors and a focus on light and space. Each has an en-suite bathroom with shower, as well as a private outdoor shower and verandah. It’s in a league of it’s own!