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…

Wildly Wonderful

The Cape Daisy Phenomenon This is a magical time along the pristine West Coast when every coastal town and inland village, mountains and fields are ablaze with an endless kaleidoscope of wild flowers, which burst almost simultaneously into full bloom. This wonder of nature takes place between the months of August and October each year,…… Continue reading Wildly Wonderful

Oh, Darling!

Whether you are holidaying within Cape Town itself or further along up the West Coast, a road trip through Darling, one of the Cape’s most unassuming gems, is a must! Just under an hour’s drive from Cape Town centre, and a stone’s throw inland from the West Coast, you will find the lesser known, but…… Continue reading Oh, Darling!

The Big Chill (Part I)

Winter exploration and travel tips LESOTHO Up and at ‘em at 5.30am on a Saturday morning, now that’s dedication! We were off and in search of snow. Our trip up to Lesotho for a hike through the Sehlabathebe National Park was planned somewhat last minute, and with heavy snows that took place just a few…… Continue reading The Big Chill (Part I)