Knysna on the Garden Route has long been one of South Africa’s favourite holiday spots. Though relatively small, Knysna has plenty of its own character and charm, and if you’re not mesmerised by the scenery, there’s always something else to catch your attention, from luxury yachts and boats to the smell of fresh seafood. We…… Continue reading Explore Knysna with First Group
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
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!
Winter is finally behind us, so bring in the change of seasons and welcome the country’s most spectacular season with some exploration of the countryside. Hunt down the best display of the flowering Namaqualand daisy, find your new favourite picnic spot for the summer, discover local wine routes or ear mark a tranquil forest walk…… Continue reading Spring has Sprung!
The area between Heidelberg in the west to the Tsitsikamma Forest and Storms River in the east, is one of the world’s most impressive drives through sprawling wetlands, forested mountains and vast white-sand beaches. It is the site of many adventure activities, cultural experiences and culinary delights – perfect for a restful or energetic break…… Continue reading Do the Garden Route Amble
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
Top coastal towns we love at First Resorts… Coffee Bay, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape Here you will find our sublime seaside resort, Hole in the Wall, tucked away in a secluded bay with direct beach access on the doorstep of your quaint, thatched-roof bungalow, just 9 kilometres from Coffee Bay. Ballito, North Coast KZN Found…… Continue reading Oh, to be by the seaside
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…
With summer on our doorstep and spring in full swing, this time of year really marks the perfect time for a spot of whale watching. Should you find yourself holidaying at any one of our resorts along the Garden Route or in the Cape region, a day trip to the idyllic town of Hermanus should definitely be…… Continue reading Gentle Giants of the Deep