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’
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!
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!
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?
February is a month of celebration for both Club Leisure Group and First Group – raising a toast to the company’s hard-working and talented employees with a glittering celebration that takes place at the Durban International Convention Centre each year. February 20th welcomed company employees and respective partners draped in finery to a Moulin Rouge-inspired…… Continue reading Night of the stars!
Must-Do Market Meandering Visiting the sunny seaside city of Durbs soon? For a day spent with the locals snacking on some finely crafted pastries, cakes and artisan breads or an amble among farm stalls packed with home-made crafts of all kinds, visit any one of these top 4 markets that are hosted by this friendly…… Continue reading What’s Hot in Durban
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
The Durban Burger Show-Down And the award for the hottest buns in town goes to…ok, this is a tough decision! Actually, it’s almost impossible because there are literally three outstanding eateries that have popped up in Durban over the past two years, all show boating the juiciest, tastiest and most indulgent buns in the city.…… Continue reading Show us your Buns!
Whether you are staying in the Midlands or nearby Underberg area, or just feel like getting out of town for the day for a meander through the green valleys and along the country roads of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, make sure to pop into any one of these terrific and highly recommended foodie finds along your…… Continue reading Midlands Foodie Finds