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

Take the scenic route…

Keen to take a drive and explore some of South Africa’s most picturesque regions when holidaying with First Resorts? Tick these top local drive routes off your list this 2016… Chapman’s Peak Drive Affectionately known as ‘Chappies’ by locals, Chapman’s Peak is a beautifully dramatic drive, albeit only 9 kilometres, along the Atlantic coastline, linking…… Continue reading Take the scenic route…

Knysna Kuier

Knysna is a perfectly understated, friendly Garden Route gem to visit when travelling throughout this lush, evergreen region of South Africa. Though relatively small, Knysna has plenty of its own character and charm, and whether you prefer to blend in with the locals or tick items off the touristy bucket list, here is a list…… Continue reading Knysna Kuier

Gentle Giants of the Deep

With summer on our doorstep and spring in full swing, this time of year really marks the perfect time for a spot of whale watching. Should you find yourself holidaying at any one of our resorts along the Garden Route or in the Cape region, a day trip to the idyllic town of Hermanus should definitely be…… Continue reading Gentle Giants of the Deep

Do the Walk of Life

The Point of Human Origins Tour  South Africa’s Garden Route, which stretches along the country’s coastline from east to west, is packed full of hidden treasures and local delights – appealing to outdoor lovers, history fundis, adrenaline junkies, arts and crafts fans and foodies. In fact, whatever you fancy, the Garden Route and the Western…… Continue reading Do the Walk of Life

Tear it up in Port Alfred!

If you are looking for a spot of action, a little thrill or a heart pounding adrenaline rush, the Eastern Cape and Port Alfred is the ultimate spot for sand boarding – also known as dune boarding – with plenty of natural coastal dunes, some as high as 140 metres, to quench your thrill-seeking desires.…… Continue reading Tear it up in Port Alfred!

In Deep Water

The Big Five may be one of South Africa’s main attractions, but the ocean is filled with some mega-predators of its own to ‘wow’ the crowds. Not least of these is the Great White Shark – the stuff of which old thriller movies are made! While entering the ocean in the presence of these fearsome…… Continue reading In Deep Water

Wanderlust in Mossel Bay, South Africa

Set against an impressive rocky hillside, Perna Perna Mossel Bay is a compact, multi-level resort with spacious apartments overlooking the ocean.  These self- catering units are fully equipped with all the necessary essentials for a seaside holiday. Before we take on a tour around the town and tell you all about the exciting things to…… Continue reading Wanderlust in Mossel Bay, South Africa