For the past couple of weeks we’ve had a flock of Guinea Fowls close to the Desert Rose Resort in Namibia. Guinea Fowls are not a rare site in Africa, but in the Namib Desert….very rare! These birds mostly choose a habitat like savannahs or forests where there is no shortage of insects and plant…… Continue reading Some unlikely visitors in the Namib Desert!
Prize includes an awesome week in one of our 6 sleeper apartments. A full body Aromatherapy body massage – sponsored by Cellu-Beauty How to enter: LIKE the Margate Sands Facebook Page Leave a comment on the First Resorts Blog and tell us why you should win. Thank you to our sponsors Fun Holidays and Cellu-Beauty.…… Continue reading Win a fabulous holiday at Margate Sands!
The Costal Living Bru, Fine Young Cooks Competition, will be held at La Montagne, Ballito. We are looking for children aged between 10 and 15 years old to enter. Do you enjoy spending time in the kitchen? Do you consider yourself a Junior Gordon Ramsay? Do you want to show off your kitchen skills? Then…… Continue reading Fine Young Cooks Competition @ La Montagne Ballito
By Teri Row The week leading up to our stay at Midlands was mostly composed of checking the weather report. It was going to be a cold one, with rain predicted for Saturday. This was the perfect opportunity to whip out the scarves, jackets and winter boots. The temperature gauge started to drop as we…… Continue reading Weekend Getaway to Midlands Saddle and Trout
Beef Casserole with Cheese and potato dumplings If you are heading up to Bushmans Nek or Midlands Saddle and Trout this weekend be sure to pull out those winter woollies that have been pushed to the back of your wardrobe. Mother Nature is defiantly not holding back this weekend. Winter is here but we have…… Continue reading Keeping you Warm this Weekend
On Friday 03.05.2013 the Margate Sands staff went on a exploring trip to Lake Eland and Oribi Gorge. Now we can inform our guests first hand on what to expect when they visit with our new driver Danie as their guide
Definition of glamping noun [mass noun] British informal a form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping: glamping is likely to satisfy any city slicker seeking a little refuge in nature—without foregoing any of life’s luxuries This new form of “boutique” camping is a hot trend for travelers…… Continue reading What is Glamping?
This past weekend definitely let us know that winter has arrived, with temperatures dropping, we turned to winter wardrobes and pulled out the scarves and jackets! Are you planning a winter getaway to one of our mountain destinations in land? If so here are some ideas for the ladies on what to pack and…… Continue reading What to wear this winter
First Resorts Management has announced the appointment of Bradley Wyllie as General Manager of Bushman’s Nek Berg and Trout Resort. Wyllie brings to the resort diverse experience and a fresh approach. He was previously assistant Lodge Manager at Kalahari Anib Lodge situated in Namibia Wyllie had this to say on his passion for what he…… Continue reading New General Manager appointed at Bushman’s Nek