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!

STAY SAFE, PLAY SAFE WITH FIRST GROUP’S COVID-SAFE HOLIDAY GETAWAYS!

First Group’s number one priority? Providing you, our amazing guests, the affordable, quality and most important of all – safe – holiday options that, after a year-long wait, you deserve!

We’ve spared no effort or expense in ensuring our select holiday destinations are Covid-cleaned. Besides implementing all nationally mandated protocols and measures, we’ve also designed our very own natural, fully approved sanitizer and Organic Health Passages, ensuring our amazing guests can enjoy the peace of mind, quality time and most important of all, the fun, of a First Group holiday.

We can’t wait to see you again!

The Great Outdoors

Summer’s here! That means fresh air and fun in the sun!
There’s nothing we’ve missed quite as much as being outdoors and getting some much needed chill time with friends and family. Visit our vast selection of Pristine Purpose Cleaned Resorts this January and enjoy the socially distanced fun, not to mention health benefits, of The Great Outdoors.

Eat your heart out at Pesto

If you’re in the mood for some good Mediterranean food then the Pesto Restaurant is definitely the place to be. Our menus are filled with all sorts of mouth-watering and yummy dishes to tickle your taste buds. What could be better than the timeless combination of scrambled eggs and smoked salmon.  Enjoyed with the sea…… Continue reading Eat your heart out at Pesto

Explore the Sterkfontein Dam with First Group

The Sterkfontein Dam is a 7 000 hectare water wonder located in the eastern Free State and is situated in a 12 000 hectare nature reserve offering a compelling variety of landscapes, activities and wildlife. Not only does the Sterkfontein Dam offer some of the most picturesque views in Southern Africa, it is also home…… Continue reading Explore the Sterkfontein Dam with First Group

Our Top 6 Picturesque Views From Our Resorts

Hole in the wall The Hole in the wall is a one-of-a-kind landmark surrounded by mystery and legend. Hole in the Wall resort overlooks this natural phenomenon. The resort offers some of the most picturesque scenery in South Africa and is also the ideal base from which to explore the pristine Transkei Coast. Here you can…… Continue reading Our Top 6 Picturesque Views From Our Resorts