Royal Gorongosa Camp

Located on the tropical island of Benguerra, in Mozambique, on a large patch of wild forest, and facing beach and dunes at Kisawa Sanctuary, this unique luxury resort aims to set new standards in sustainable design and innovation. Commissioned specifically for this project, patented 3D sand-printing technology is used for the construction of the resort, with sand and seawater mortar as the main building materials. The design will blend innovation with tradition in using local weaving, thatching, carpentry, and textile methods. Kisawa Sanctuary will feature twelve bungalows (from one to three bedrooms), and one sprawling “Kisawa Residence”. Each beachfront with have a private swimming pool and a massage hut. The resort facilities will include dining venues, beach clubs, a large swimming pool, a library, and a spa. Read More...

The Farmstead at Royal Malewane

The Farmstead at Royal Malewane Pool
The Farmstead is a beautiful new lodge at Royal Malewane just a 12 minute drive south of the existing lodge. The land is elevated offering dramatic views over the canopies of the Greater Kruger National Park while the lodge itself surrounds a watering hole popular with the abundant wildlife. Guests at The Farmstead will enjoy the same remarkable service and delicious cuisine synonymous with Royal Malewane while experiencing the ultimate Big 5 safari with the most qualified guiding team in Africa. The Farmstead at Royal Malewane consists of a main lodge area, three Luxury Farm Suites, and The Farmhouse. The Luxury Farm Suites and The Farmhouse are either side of a central lodge area where guests will be able to enjoy breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner in the elegant and comfortable spaces. After dinner guests can relax around the fire pit on the vast deck and reflect on the day’s adventures. There is a double spa treatment room offering a variety of indulgent treatments as well as a gym. Read More...

Birkenhead House, Hermanus

Birkenhead House Cape Town Pool Loungers
Birkenhead House sets the standard for luxury hotels in Hermanus. With its exhilarating cliff-top position overlooking the whale watching paradise of Walker Bay, Birkenhead House provides luxury accommodation for those seeking an extraordinary coastal experience. Watch surfers carving through the waves and, for several months each year, witness Southern Right and Humpback Whales breaching just metres from the shore. The hotel’s contemporary décor is an artful mix of beach-house and quirky opulence. The all-inclusive rate means that guests never need to leave the comfort of Birkenhead House, where all meals and drinks are included. For the more adventurous, Hermanus offers activities aplenty including whale watching, shark cage diving, golf, horse riding on the beach, hiking, surfing, mussel picking and even wine tasting. The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley is just a short drive away and is one of South Africa’s premier wine routes. Each of the 11 opulently appointed suites is thoughtfully and beautifully designed and you will find the service impeccable. Enjoy magnificent ocean views from any of the balconies. Rooms feature king and queen size beds, gorgeous antique furniture and original artworks. Unwind in the spacious bathrooms with a Victorian bath tub, a walk in shower and two vanities. Read More...

Royal Malewane

Royal Malewane Lodge Pool
The recently refurbished Royal Malewane is a luxury safari lodge in South Africa’s Greater Kruger National Park that exudes the romance and beauty of a bygone age while offering every modern comfort and convenience. The classic safari experience is unsurpassed with unrivalled game viewing and the most qualified guiding team in Africa. Your exclusive adventure will provide detailed insights into the complex and fascinating ecosystems of the South African bushveld. Our guides and trackers will bring you thrillingly close to the Big Five; indulge in sensual treatments at our tranquil Waters of Royal Malewane Bush Spa and let the passion of our chefs delight you with nightly feasts under the African stars. The lodge is easily accessible by air and road and is located in Thornybush Private Game Reserve on the Western Border of The Greater Kruger National Park. Set on the Thorneybush private game reserve in one of South Africa’s most game-rich areas, Royal Malewane offers some of the best luxury safari accommodation around, sleeping only 20 guests in very private suites. Luxury meets the wild in the heart of Africa’s finest bushveld, where Royal Malewane’s expert guides and trackers ensure intimate game experiences and close sightings of the big five. Read More...

La Residence, Franschhoek

La Residence Franschhoek Pool
Located in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley on a private 30 acre estate and working farm, the uber luxe and stylish La Residence sets the benchmark for luxury accommodation in the Cape Winelands. La Residence is surrounded by Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz vineyards, olive groves and plum orchards and impeccably manicured gardens with a spectacular mountain backdrop and breath-taking views of the undulating countryside. Be transported to a world of exquisite beauty, opulence and complete tranquillity at this spectacular romantic luxury hideaway in the Cape Winelands. It is a wonderful place from which to explore the Winelands or just relax and soak up the beautiful scenery. The 11 individually and lavishly decorated Suites at the hotel are ideal for couples while the 5 Vineyard Suites offer privacy and space for families and groups of friends. Rooms feature palatial baths, and open on to generous balconies and verandas, which offer the perfect place to relax and admire the panoramic views. The hotel has a stunning infinity pool and you can indulge in a range of spa treatments in the privacy of your own room or balcony. The natural beauty of the surroundings lends itself to an array of outdoor experiences from hiking and cycling to art galleries, festivals and motor museums. For the more adventurous, the hotel can arrange golf, trout fishing, quad biking, helicopter trips, paragliding, hot-air ballooning or a horseback tour of the surrounding wine farms. A more relaxed excursion is the horse-drawn carriage ride through the local village and vineyards. Read More...

The Silo Hotel, Cape Town

The Silo Hotel Deluxe Superior Suite
The Silo is a unique, award winning luxury hotel in Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront that sets a new standard for luxury Cape Town accommodation. A magical hotel towering above the city boasting unrivalled views and surrounded by the natural wonder of Cape Town. A magnificent example of architectural restoration, the Silo Hotel has been built in the grain elevator portion of the historic grain silo complex occupying six floors above Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) which houses Africa’s largest collection of contemporary African art. The exterior of the building was designed by Heatherwick Studio and the greatest visible change to the building’s original structure is the addition of the ingenious glass windows inserted into the geometry of the hotel floors. These multi-faceted structures glisten like diamonds during the day while at night the building transforms into a glowing beacon in the Table Bay harbour. Read More...