Summer Fun on the South Coast

If you are searching for a fun-filled festive season then make your way to the seaside town of Margate this summer as South Coast Tourism is promising “80 days of nonstop beach fun”! for this year’s South Coast Summer Tour. Staged for free and kicking off on Margate Beach from 1st – 5th December with…… Continue reading Summer Fun on the South Coast

Family First, with First Resorts

              Holidaying with First Resorts is a family affair – whether you’re a small unit or have a good few members in your ‘tribe’, our properties across the country have the facilities and entertainment to keep your little ones, middle ones or teens happy and busy throughout your stay.…… Continue reading Family First, with First Resorts

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!

BEACH, BUSH OR BERG?

HIT THE BEACH As we head into the last few months of the year and with the weather on the brink of change, you may find yourself in a pickle when it comes to planning your next holiday during this awkward change-of-the-seasons type weather! Well, the answer is simple, all you need to do is…… Continue reading BEACH, BUSH OR BERG?

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

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!

Where to go this winter

Winter Wandering As the chill descends upon us this winter, this is no time to go into hibernation. South Africa is as equally beautiful in its colder months as it is in its summer months, so don’t save your travels for the warmer moments – there are plenty of ways to get your winter wander…… Continue reading Where to go this winter

Africa Bike Week returns to Margate

One of the most exciting events to take place on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal is just around the corner, with Africa Bike Week kicking off on Thursday, 28 April until Sunday 1 May. The small, coastal town of Margate comes alive during this time, playing host to the festivities and a number of live…… Continue reading Africa Bike Week returns to Margate