A magical year in focus

As we approach the end of the year, we’d like to take a moment to look back and reflect on some of the most magical moments in 2019. A plenitude of property news, updates, features and launches have enabled us to elevate the First Group property portfolio whilst also helping you – our treasured guests and club members – create unforgettable memories during your holiday breaks.

Family-fantastic Destinations & Activities – Approved for the best time!

This month we’d like to share some ideas that we pinky-promise will help you have the best possible getaway with family or friends – from the best destinations to some activities that will leave you breathless (in a good way). Turn your life into a travel blog… Isn’t life great?! Well, maybe not all of…… Continue reading Family-fantastic Destinations & Activities – Approved for the best time!

Planning the perfect romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day…

It’s almost 14 February, the internationally-recognised day of LOVE. If you’ve planned a romantic getaway, even if it’s just to spoil yourself – good on you, you’re doing better than we are! For those of us that have left things a little late – don’t stress – here are some tips to have a memorable Valentine’s Day and how you can celebrate “Valentine’s Day” with the one you love.

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

Fred First gives back on his birthday!

First Group’s  favourite, larger-than-life blue bird of fun, Fred First, recently celebrated his fourth birthday and the team at Margate Sands decided to share it with the underprivileged children of Gamalakhe Township, just outside Margate. Fred and the Margate Sands team spent the morning at Super Kids Day Care School which assists working parents with…… Continue reading Fred First gives back on his birthday!

Perna Perna Mossel Bay Supports Local Charity

On Monday 20th of April, the management team of Perna Perna Mossel Bay as well as Resort Mascot, Fred First, were in full support of local charity, Moreson ACVV Child and Youth Care Centre. Members from the organisation collected their donations from the resort in the form of much needed linens, cutlery, a tumble dryer,…… Continue reading Perna Perna Mossel Bay Supports Local Charity

How did you spend your 67 Minutes

First Resorts 67 Minutes With Project Enza On Friday 18th of July, First Resorts Management, participated in the inaugural Project Enza initiative for Mandela Day.  Ten learners out of five schools were selected to spend 67 minutes at hospitality establishments throughout the eThekwini area, including Durban resort, 10 South. The school pupils were placed in…… Continue reading How did you spend your 67 Minutes

Fred First Turns Two

Today has been quite an eventful and action packed day for our resort mascot, Fred First! Fred is found throughout Southern Africa in every First Resort managed property. This friendly blue bird loves to have fun, dance and meet all the guests. Each resort around the country has uniquely celebrated Fred’s second birthday. This morning…… Continue reading Fred First Turns Two

Under The St Lucian Sea

Lakeview Cabanas is located in the heart of St Lucia surrounded by a wealth of bird and animal life. If you happen to be out on an early morning run you may bump into some hippopotamus getting up to mischief. Hippopotamus in the streets? Yes, these giants are regular visitors of ours, but let me…… Continue reading Under The St Lucian Sea