Our little black book is bursting with enchanting holiday destinations milestone birthdays, special anniversaries, honeymoons or any other ultra-special red letter day in your personal calendar. Here are a few great holiday options
UVONGO RIVER RESORT, KWAZULU NATAL
The Scene: Uvongo River Resort is an Italian-styled Resort that offers a one of a kind accommodation with an Italian twist – each apartment in this ‘eccellente’ resort has its own private patio and braai area. The resort is just 400m from the beach and has its own playground and communal braai/entertainment area for families and friends to enjoy.
The Sleep: The accommodation was created with the modern traveller in mind with its private amenities, air-conditioning in all bedrooms and WI-FI access; all of which will ensure your comfort.
The Stay: The resort provides an authentic seaside experience and is situated next to a charming lagoon that stretches back from the beach to a beautiful waterfall. Discover and explore all that Uvongo has to offer such as, snorkelling, body boarding, surfing, canoeing, pleasure boating and beach fun.
Occasion: Uvongo River Resort has been transformed into the fifteenth Century Italian Village of Spello and consists of one, two and three bedroom apartments. Each apartment has its own private patio, allowing you and your loved ones to enjoy a delicious ‘’al fresco’’ dinner. This beautiful ‘’Little Italy’’ resort is a great destination for honeymoons, birthday celebrations or romantic getaways.
CRYSTAL SPRINGS MOUNTAIN LODGE, MPUMALANGA
The Scene: Situated at the top of Robbers Pass, you will find a true holiday treasure – a peaceful mountain sanctuary called Crystal Springs.
The Sleep: The four, six and eight-sleeper lodges are wonderful accommodation options with spectacular views of gorges, cliffs, and the resident wildlife. The lodges all have a built-in braai and patio, allowing you and your loved ones to soak up the peaceful serenity nature provides.
The Stay: The resort is self-catering, but if you don’t feel like cooking, you can enjoy the warm and cosy ambience and delicious food at Le Fera Restaurant. There are a host of activities at the resort, which include game drives, hiking, bird watching and entertainment programmes that are jam-packed with fun activities for the kids. Crystal Springs also offers a beauty spa, sauna, jacuzzi and some lovely spots to sit down with a good book: allowing you to soak up the magnificent views and enjoy the variety of game roaming the reserve. Crystal Springs is the perfect place to relax and unwind in placid surroundings, in the company of wild animals like zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, antelope, jackal and various bird species.
Occasion: Whether you are thinking of proposing, planning a honeymoon escape or just want to spoil someone special in your life, Crystal Springs is the ideal setting for it all. With misty mountain hikes, tall pine forest walks and the absolute tranquillity that the vast resort grounds offer – Crystal Springs certainly is a romantic choice destination. Experience the best Crystal Springs has to offer you and your loved one – indulge in a couple’s spa treatment, a romantic breakfast for two, or arrange an intimate dinner at your Chalet.
KAGGA KAMMA, WESTERN CAPE
The Scene: Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve offers a captivating, and out of this world getaway option. It is located in serene wilderness near Ceres, to the south of the magnificent Cederberg. The picture-perfect peacefulness of the Tankwa Karoo and surrounding Cederberg Mountain range is enhanced by the unearthly beauty of the sunsets and the rich history of the surrounding area.
The Sleep: Guests have the option between a six and an eight sleeper chalet, the chalets have private bomas outside where guests can watch the sun set over the wide open plains of the Cederberg.
The Stay: Go on a guided rock art tour, morning nature drive, sundowner trip or drift off into the universe on a stargazing tour. Kagga Kamma is ideal whether you are looking to relax in the spa or go bouldering or mountain biking. The exceptionally wide range of fauna and flora make for a breath-taking bush experience.
Occasion: Asking the person you love to be your soulmate forever, can be quite daunting. You certainly want the proposal to be unique – Kagga Kamma offers unique settings to ask that all important question, whether you choose to propose with a view, under the stars, a scavenger hunt or a romantic picnic, your proposal will definitely be unmatched. Kagga Kamma is the picture-perfect honeymoon destination for all newly-weds, especially for couples looking for a rare and unique honeymoon experience. Kagga Kamma is renowned for their passionate staff members and generous hospitality, so you are bound to be spoilt on your special occasion. Be sure to enquire about adding a romantic experience to your club booking.
These unique and diverse resorts offer unique settings, memorable hospitality and bucket list experiences to give you an unforgettable celebration vacation.
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