A little bit of love goes a long, long way… 

French novelist, memoirist, journalist, and women’s rights champion, George Sand, wrote that there is only one true happiness in this life – to love and be loved. And while it’s easy to become jaded at the concept of Valentine’s Day, we’re a bunch of suckers for love! No, seriously… We LOVE love – and we love getting to find new ways to spoil the special person who lights up our world.

Let’s celebrate the most magical season of the year together!

We’re so glad to be sharing peace and harmony with you as we end off another remarkable year together.

2021 was filled with highs, lows, challenges, triumphs, worries, and more… but, we’ve gotten through it. No matter the trials that come, we are stronger together, and this year has proved that. We are so grateful to you, our First Group family, for being a part of this journey with us. So, in that same spirit, as we look ahead to 2022, we are filled with excitement: a new year, a fresh start, and the promise of the unexpected – let’s make it one for the ages, with plenty of vacays!

Christmas and New Year are a time for family, with good food, warm days, and plenty of R&R. Of course, the best place to do that is at one of our resorts, where you can unwind in unmatched bliss

Springtime adventures

What a gorgeous time of year it is! Spring is the season of new beginnings, when days become longer, the weather warmer, buds unfold, animals awaken and all around us is a celebration of life and the promise of a fresh start.

Spring is for waking up to a delicious breakfast in bed on a bright morning.
It’s for getting out and into nature.
It’s for gentle hikes alongside meandering countryside streams with the scent of blossoms in the air.
It’s for comfy shoes and sun hats, warm breezes and cool drinks.
It’s for suntanning by the ocean, cocktails by the pool or sundowners by the mountains.
It’s for luxurious spa days and lazy afternoon strolls.
It’s for romantic beach walks, cool dips in the deep blue sea and fish braais under the stars.

Following are some of the best ways to celebrate the gorgeous change of season and experience our remarkable country in all its ‘blooming’ glory.

It’s Springtime! Emerge, escape and exhale … at our amazing resorts!

LAVISH YOUR LADY WITH THAT LUXURY LIFE

August is Women’s Month! And so we celebrate the strength and resilience of women and their remarkable contribution to society and country.
Yes, it has huge historical and social significance. But … it’s also a marvellous excuse to spoil our better halves, right?
This month, we get to pay tribute to the incredible woman in our life and acknowledge that everything we are is because of her!
So, for the ultimate Women’s Month indulgence (and maximum ‘brownie points’!), lavish your lovely lady with a luxury getaway at one of our amazing resorts.

Warm and Safe in the Western Cape

Oh, baby, it really is cold outside! And if the midwinter blues are bumming you out, you need to reignite your zest for life while you wait for summer.

How about a sneaky little vacay? There’s nothing quite like a quick getaway to rest, recharge and revel in the glory of escaping everyday life … just for a while!

Trippin’ down holiday lane

As the world slowly starts creeping back to normal, what better way is there to unwind than a road trip through the majesty of KZN? Aside from its sweeping natural beauty, KZN has a rich and diverse cultural heritage and is a melting-pot of different people coming together to create a totally unique holiday experience that can be enjoyed in any season.

From stretches of golden beach, endless deep blue seas, rolling green hills and snow-capped peaks, KZN offers you almost every kind of holiday you could want — along with cows to count dotted along the freeway. These are sure to delight your travel companions, whether it’s your little humans or your bigger humans who are still kids at heart.

We’re here to help you with a few Road Trip Travel Tips (say that really fast five times for a tongue-twister in the car)!

Winter Wanderlust

Travelling in Winter can be quite the experience. You can enjoy the flurries of snow in the berg, watch the rain crash onto the waves through frosted windows or simply enjoy a delicious mug of hot chocolate in front of a crackling warm fireplace. These make for the best of winter memoirs in your travel diaries!
There are so many amazing and exciting gems that are great for exploring during the winter season. We selected a few just to make your choices easier and adventurous.
Make magical and lasting winter memories in 2021 as you missed out last year.

Coast-to-Coast Escapes

With South Africa’s famously scorching-hot weather dropping to tolerable averages of 22 – 27 degrees, March is the perfect time to make your escape to the coast for a fun-filled holiday.

Featuring Covid-safe facility, activity and accommodation options, our select, March holiday coastal destinations, are guaranteed to give you the safe, affordable and magical coastal adventure you deserve.

Welcome to sunny beaches, gorgeous pools and unmatched hospitality. Enjoy the last few weeks of summer with a fun-filled jaunt along the coast!