Get Spooked this October!

Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you can be sure to find somewhere in South Africa that will raise the hairs on the back of your neck. If you are on the road, and in the spirit of Halloween, check out any one of these country-wide spooky spots this October… Africana Library,Kimberley   Road…… Continue reading Get Spooked this October!

Viva South Africa!

With Heritage Day coming up this month – the 24th September, to be exact, we thought it would only be fitting to take some time out and appreciate what makes our country so special. From culture, landscape, cuisine and history – this is what makes us proudly South African. Kwa-Zulu Natal Welcome to the land…… Continue reading Viva South Africa!

Sisters are doing it for themselves!

August is women’s month and at First Group we are celebrating the super-star ladies that run some of the best-loved properties in our portfolio. Learn more about: Jolene Miller Hastings Hall & Mount Sierra Jolene started off from humble beginnings as a receptionist with the Protea Hotels group and quickly progressed to the post of…… Continue reading Sisters are doing it for themselves!

Stop in for a tipple or two

  This June we are dedicating the month to all the special men in our lives! Fathers, sons, husbands, brothers and boyfriends – treat them to a cold one at the country’s top craft breweries when you next holiday with First Group. South Africa’s craft breweries trend has grown in leaps and bounds over the…… Continue reading Stop in for a tipple or two

Take the scenic route…

Keen to take a drive and explore some of South Africa’s most picturesque regions when holidaying with First Resorts? Tick these top local drive routes off your list this 2016… Chapman’s Peak Drive Affectionately known as ‘Chappies’ by locals, Chapman’s Peak is a beautifully dramatic drive, albeit only 9 kilometres, along the Atlantic coastline, linking…… Continue reading Take the scenic route…

Spend a night with the stars

What’s Hot in the Western Cape?  Do you miss the good ‘ol days of movie drive-ins, where you could bring your own snacks, relax in comfort, not have to worry about someone kicking the back of your chair, all while enjoying the fresh evening air? Well, the Western Cape, namely, Cape Town, has recently brought…… Continue reading Spend a night with the stars

Fun, Fast Facts!

10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CAPE TOWN… Cape Town is the tobogganing capital of South Africa If you have ever watched the movie Cool Runnings, you will know exactly what tobogganing entails and how much fun it can be. Cape Town is home to the only tobogganing course in Africa, with the track just 25km outside…… Continue reading Fun, Fast Facts!