Wedding Venues with First Group

We would like to take the stress out of planning your special day by aiding you in finding the perfect venue. Trust us, our experienced and dedicated staff have been taking care of weddings for a very long time! Click for more…

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Eat your heart out at Pesto

If you’re in the mood for some good Mediterranean food then the Pesto Restaurant is definitely the place to be. Our menus are filled with all sorts of mouth-watering and yummy dishes to tickle your taste buds. What could be better than the timeless combination of scrambled eggs and smoked salmon.  Enjoyed with the sea…… Continue reading Eat your heart out at Pesto

A Beach-Side Escape at The Palace

Set on Durban’s beautiful Golden Mile, The Palace All Suites recaptures all the glamour and opulence of another era. The Palace All Suites offers magnificent sea views, a terrace, swimming pool, and easy access to uShaka Marine World. The practically furnished apartments are equipped are beautifully decorated and overlook the warm Indian Ocean and palm fringed Marine…… Continue reading A Beach-Side Escape at The Palace

First Group’s Best Places to Say ‘I Do’

Spring has sprung and not only is it a beautiful time for the change of the seasons, but wedding fever is also on the horizon! First Group boasts some of the country’s finest and best-loved properties in some of South Africa’s most sublime locations – choose to celebrate your special day with us… Selborne Golf…… Continue reading First Group’s Best Places to Say ‘I Do’

Spring has Sprung!

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!

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!

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?

First Resorts Cleans Up During Marine Week

On Friday, 16 October 2015, the management team at The Palace Resort and Spa teamed up with the eThekwini Municipality in a beach clean-up initiative in celebration of National Marine Week. The Resort Manager, Goodman Ncobeni, and his team joined municipal employees from the Durban area and spent the morning picking up litter on Virginia…… Continue reading First Resorts Cleans Up During Marine Week

Cure Your Winter Blues

While winter in South Africa’s sunniest city is not much to groan over, Durban is definitely experiencing a morning and evening chill in the air that calls for a little ‘warming up’. Ever heard the saying: ‘The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach’? Well, let First Resorts cure your winter blues with…… Continue reading Cure Your Winter Blues