Cruise along the Thames River

For the quintessential English experience and one of the most stress-free ways of holidaying, choose to cruise with Flexi Club on the Thames. Take your time exploring the sights, countryside, museums, inns and pubs along the Thames River, on board the cosy narrowboats of Flexi Club on the Thames. Flexi Club on the Thames offers a…… Continue reading Cruise along the Thames River

Diving in Sodwana Bay

Sodwana Bay Lodge offers great lessons for you to take advantage of before exploring the underwater world. The Scuba Centre was formed in March 1998 and has been operating exclusively from the lodge since then.  In 1999, the dive centre became the first PADI 5 Star Gold Palm Instructor Development Centre in Sodwana. Not only…… Continue reading Diving in Sodwana Bay

Natural Paradise on the North Coast

The North Coast of KZN is a veritable natural paradise and outdoor-lover’s haven, packed to the rafters with natural sights, activities and beauty to be lapped up at your leisure… Here are our top spots worth exploring when holidaying in this region of KwaZulu-Natal. The Great iSimangaliso Crowned South Africa’s very first UNESCO World Heritage…… Continue reading Natural Paradise on the North Coast

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!

Viva South Africa!

With Heritage Day coming up this month – the 24th September, to be exact, we thought it would only be fitting to take some time out and appreciate what makes our country so special. From culture, landscape, cuisine and history – this is what makes us proudly South African. Kwa-Zulu Natal Welcome to the land…… Continue reading Viva South Africa!

First Group’s Best Places to Say ‘I Do’

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’

Sisters are doing it for themselves!

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!

Blissful Berg Beauty

If there were any place to truly embrace the beauty of winter, it would be the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg. Though we are fast approaching the end of the year’s coldest season, snow fall is still a possibility in the Underberg area as a last hurrah to the freeze of winter. So, if you…… Continue reading Blissful Berg Beauty

Explore God’s Country

Despite its diminutive size, Mpumalanga packs a powerful punch when it comes to scenery, incredible sights and unique activities. Journey with us as we discover the delights of the ‘land where the sun rises’. The Kruger National Park is one the world’s best bastions of wildlife sightings, take a guided game drive from one of…… Continue reading Explore God’s Country