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.

Our Top 6 Picturesque Views From Our Resorts

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

Get Spooked this October!

Whether you believe in ghosts or not, you can be sure to find somewhere in South Africa that will raise the hairs on the back of your neck. If you are on the road, and in the spirit of Halloween, check out any one of these country-wide spooky spots this October… Africana Library,Kimberley   Road…… Continue reading Get Spooked this October!

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!

Do the Garden Route Amble

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

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

Oh, to be by the seaside

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