Refuel at Pesto Restaurant

Popular for its Mediterranean inspired menu, great weekly specials, and hearty breakfasts, Pesto restaurant can be found at the seaside resort of the Palace Resort and Spa, located on Durban’s golden mile beach promenade. Please pay us a visit the next time you are a guest at The Palace Resort and Spa or are looking…… Continue reading Refuel at Pesto Restaurant

Durban Gets Crafty

If you are Durban local or a recent visitor, you may have noticed a good few micro-breweries producing some of the province’s finest craft beer popping up here and there – a trend growing in popularity throughout this sunshine city. Over the weekend of the 1 – 2 August, the SA on Tap Craft Beer festival…… Continue reading Durban Gets Crafty

Umhlanga Always Delivers

A seaside sunrise and fresh ocean breeze, this must be heaven on earth.  No, this is Durban, a city that always delivers good weather, friendly locals and among the best variety of outdoor activities in KwaZulu-Natal. Just north of Durban lies Umhlanga and the family-friendly resort of Salamander with its spacious self-catering apartments, onsite pool,…… Continue reading Umhlanga Always Delivers

At the Captain’s Table

The annual Vodacom Durban July is a major draw card for horse racing, fashion and general fun-loving fans from across the country. Having taken place on 4th July this year, the event’s theme: ‘The Captain’s Table’ drew inspiration from Durban’s seaside location. And as usual, the city’s steady winter weather did not disappoint, aside from…… Continue reading At the Captain’s Table

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

Durban does it again

Durban – home to sizzling surf, the bunny chow and ‘Howzit my bru’, where the sun shines all year round and the seaside is never too far from your doorstep. The Oceanic Resort, found just metres from Durban’s popular beach promenade, welcomes you with arms wide open and is a glorious base from which to…… Continue reading Durban does it again

Beat the Winter Blues in KwaZulu-Natal

Escape the on-coming winter chill and take a trip to the KwaZulu-Natal coast and one of South Africa’s warmest, friendliest and most beautiful cities – Durban. All year round, you can count on at least five sunny days out of seven in this balmy city – but if you do happen to get caught in…… Continue reading Beat the Winter Blues in KwaZulu-Natal

Escape to the city of eternal sunshine!

The Palace Resort and Spa is comprised of 76 high-rise luxury apartments. Wake up to the amazing views of the KZN coastline!  The on-site restaurant, Pesto, offers light meals, creamy cappuccinos and Mediterranean cuisine. There is also a swimming pool, a world-class wellness centre, Cellu-Beauty, which includes a Jacuzzi and sauna to add a touch…… Continue reading Escape to the city of eternal sunshine!

The Club Leisure Group Annual Awards

The annual Club Leisure Group Awards were held on Saturday, 21st February 2015 at an Ancient Rome-themed evening at the Durban ICC. The glamorous function celebrated the achievements of Head Office employees, the Sales division, First Resorts-managed Resorts, Resort Managers and outstanding resort staff members. The award categories included Resort Manager of the Year, Resort…… Continue reading The Club Leisure Group Annual Awards