The Perfect Cure For Lockdown Blues!

Ever heard the saying, ‘All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”?

Well it’s true! Sometimes we just need to get out and get away. That’s because there’s nothing better for renewing the body, mind and soul than a well-deserved holiday.
And after the year we’ve all been through, we could definitely use a break for some much-needed rest and relaxation…to recharge the soul, reconnect with family or recapture that spark in our relationship!

From a romantic ‘Wintery Retreat’ in the beautiful KZN midlands, to a sandy, sun-soaked, family beach holiday in Mossel Bay, to a luxurious KZN South Coast golf getaway where you can be pampered and spoiled, you owe it to yourself (and your family!) to get out, de-stress and have some fun!

Oh, and don’t worry – with our ‘Pristine Purpose Cleaned’ programme, we’ve transformed the resorts below into Covid Safe Zones. That’s because the only thing more important to us than providing the perfect holiday getaway, is your health and safety!

So come out and play – you deserve it!

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.

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!

Holiday tips for perfect summer trips

It’s December, baby! And we know you worked tirelessly throughout the year to save up for a fabulous First Group festive break. To keep the excitement and the holiday countdown going, we’ve got awesome tips to ensure unforgettable getaways for you and your loved ones this sunny season. These vacay essentials will have you prepped and ready to make the most of your summer. From fun games to health and safety tips, we’ve got you covered!

Take the perfect mini break and visit one of SA’s hidden gems

We’ve got fantastic suggestions (if we must say so ourselves ) for the ideal getaway at this time of the year. Take a trip to one of these amazing ‘hidden’ holiday destinations (some of them are so splendid in size and sighting that they’re hard to hide). As you gear up for the end of yet another 3-6-5, we’d love for you to embrace a little holiday breather. And why not make your way to one of these weird and wondrous lesser-visited South African spots?

An enriching holiday for Heritage Day!

September is the month in which we celebrate Heritage Day (24 September) – a day that means so much to so many South Africans – because it honours the multiplicity of our cultures and diversity.

First Group is proud to represent that very diversity, by catering to the holiday needs of all South Africans. There really are different strokes for different folks at our premium properties.

Enhance Your Stay

A blissful break at one of our properties simply isn’t complete without “holiday extras” – those unmissable activities that are perfect for a truly unforgettable time. These magical extras are sure to fill your holiday with special moments, wherever you are! Enhance your stay by taking the time to pre-book them, to ensure your holiday is packed full of activities you love… and you could save with early booking discounts.

Uncovering the Myth

The Hole in the Wall The well-recognized Hole in the Wall, found on the wild coast, is steeped in Xhosa folklore and despite its natural causes, the legendary story of how this phenomenon occurred is still very relevant in Xhosa culture today. The wild coast is known as Xhosa territory, therefore the Hole in the…… Continue reading Uncovering the Myth

The Big Pineapple

Standing at 16.7 metres high and featuring 3 floors and an observation deck, The Big Pineapple is considered to be the largest artificial pineapple in the world. This iconic structure was created by members of the agricultural community in Bathurst. The story behind this massive structure is that it was constructed between 1990 and 1992…… Continue reading The Big Pineapple