From Cape Town to the Victoria Falls, via a safari in Zululand. This itinerary takes in the resplendence of Cape Town, its beautiful setting with Table Mountain and the Twelve Apostles range stretching down to Cape Point, a thrilling wildlife safari in the historic province of KwaZulu-Natal, and a night in Johannesburg before flying to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Victoria Falls.
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Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. Situated in the heart of one of the most exclusive suburbs, Bantry Bay, just ten minutes away from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and in walking distance to the Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, this elegant Edwardian mansion overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you choose the opulent atmosphere of Ellerman House or the modern style of its villas, you too will fall under the spell of this address that combines all the pleasures of Cape Town. Enjoy the gourmet cuisine, tasting fine vintage wines and surveying the impressive private art collection, plus a view of the Atlantic Ocean that is quite simply spectacular. The site located to the below right of Ellerman House has a new home being developed on it and building works are being heard on the property. For more information click here. ... Learn moreless
A hidden treasure along the North Atlantic coast on one of the region’s largest sand dune fields, an offroad paradise. With accredited instructors the luxurious adventurer will be allowed to pilot a state-of-the-art Land Rover Discovery across the amazing white sands. Stocked with sand-boards try your...Read More less
The world famous Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town served as inspiration behind the gardens at Ellerman House. The botanists shared their advice, and plants, to help transform the garden into an indigenous oasis. The gardens showcase incredibly rare species from the Cape Floral Kingdom...Read More less
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Lodge and restaurant in a game reserve. Nestled in KwaZulu-Natal, this magnificent lodge built high upon a cliff overlooks the Sundays River. Its five independent, elegantly decorated suites each have terraces, whose sweeping views invite guests into a state of blissful reverie. The Nambiti reserve, with its bush and savanna, plains and waterfalls, is home to the region’s greatest concentration of animals. In addition to the Big Five, you can expect to cross cheetahs and black rhinos, as well as the many species of birds. At the end of a day spent in the open air, the lodge offers you relaxing comfort, accompanied by an elegant touch of French art de vivre and extraordinary African experiences. ... Learn moreless
Off the main tourist routes, the Nambiti Private Game Reserve is at the heart of Zulu country. The richness of its landscapes allows you to explore the savannah, bush, plains and mountainous foothills in just one day. All the fauna of South Africa, the giraffes and elephants, lions and leopards, black...Read More less
Classed as a Unesco World Heritage Site, the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park offers incredible options for safaris and other outings. Amongst them, horseback rides organized by the Esiweni Lodge through the vast plains which look like post cards where you can cross rivers not far from the attentive fauna....Read More less
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Hotel and restaurant in town. In the chic, cosmopolitan suburb of Atholl in Johannesburg, this small boutique hotel welcomes families and children of all ages to its two exclusive-use villas. Offering timeless charm and elegance, both the 4-bedroom AtholPlace Villa and 9-bedroom AtholPlace House are designed with a warm blend of neutral and natural shades, wood and wicker, contemporary furniture and pieces of African art and design. Each boasts a private pool under the shade of palm trees. The landscaped gardens surrounding the villa and house simply add to one’s feeling of serenity and offer a secluded, romantic setting where in-house guests can lounge at leisure, enjoying a drink or a meal prepared by their private chef. Guests can also experience some of the best shopping and cultural attractions nearby. ... Learn moreless
On any trip to Johannesburg these days ought to include a visit to Soweto. Even though this "city within a city" became known the world over for its symbolic defiance of apartheid starting in the 1970s, Soweto remains a place unto itself. To get an understanding, head to the Hector Pieterson Museum which...Read More less
Imagine there was a space where works by Courbet, Pissarro, Monet, De Chirico, Rodin and Léger sit alongside the leading figures in contemporary South African art. Such a place exists! It's located in the city centre, just yards from the lawns in Joubert Park. The art gallery's exhibitions are world...Read More less
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Lodge and restaurant on a river. Upstream from the Victoria Falls, on the banks of the powerful Zambezi River, you find paradise on earth. Royal Chundu, with its two magnificent lodges in the middle of the bush far from the madding crowd, is the place to enjoy peace and quiet in what remains as an untamed corner of the earth. The River Lodge is on the riverbank while the Island Lodge is located on an island, both offering spacious suites with a colonial décor reminiscent of the splendour of the times of the early explorers. Returning from their excursions, guests can sample divine spa treatments with natural African ingredients or enjoy Zambian cuisine, watching stars light up the sky over the river. ... Learn moreless
Feel unique as you float in a dugout canoe along the Zambezi river: home to hippos, crocodiles and varans. You sail right at the river level, at the pace of the wildlife. With all of your senses alert, feeling the vibrations of the river and the slightest noise or movement, concealed in the vegetation...Read More less
Forming the natural border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls are the largest in the world! So impressive are the power and the noise of the water that the locals called it: Mosi-oa-Tunya, meaning "The smoke which thunders." During the dry season from August to January, the Zambezi's riverbed...Read More less
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To give you inspiration, Relais & Châteaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: Suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully personalise according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover. Our consultants are available to help customise your route and assist you in making reservations at our properties. It is up to you to reserve any recommended activities on-site or nearby that might interest you.