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A day on safari – Ulusaba, Sabi Sand

SAFARI

Levalux Founder Bibiana Smith recently stayed at two wildly different but equally riveting game lodges, RockFig in the Timbavati and Ulusaba in Sabi Sand, and shares a first-hand account of her experiences at both. Here’s what to expect at Ulusaba.

A day on safari – RockFig, Timbavati

SAFARI

Levalux Founder Bibiana Smith recently stayed at two wildly different but equally riveting game lodges, RockFig in the Timbavati and Ulusaba in Sabi Sand, and shares a first-hand account of her experiences at both. Here’s what to expect at RockFig.

Private Villa rentals - your choice of post-pandemic accommodation

Private Villa rentals

CAPE TOWN

Covid has certainly changed the way we think about travel, not only about far-flung flights but also about new priorities when it comes to where to stay – with luxury private rental villas set to top the list for many discerning travellers, both in Cape Town and around the world.

The best areas for villa rentals

CAPE TOWN

South Africa’s Mother City is not short on covetable areas for high-end villa rentals. From glamorous Camps Bay and Clifton, to secluded Bantry Bay and Fresnaye, private Llundadno, and the rural Winelands, you can take your pick from the most scenic areas, each with its own distinctive character and USPs.

The Garden Route​

ADVENTURE

Imagine driving down one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the world; the magnificent ocean and iridescent lagoons on one side and luscious trees and forests on the other. Lying between Mossel Bay and Storms River, the Garden Route is the definition of 124 miles of beauty and is one of South Africa’s true treasures.

Wildlife in South Africa

SAFARI

Imagine driving at dusk and hearing the hyenas laughing, lions roaring and the monkeys squealing and if you are seriously lucky, you may even see the incredibly rare aardvark or aardwolf.

Famous South African Game Reserves

SAFARI

Offering a safari experience found nowhere else in the world, Sabi Sand is located on the South Africa’s most incredible and pristine land, right next to the flagship Kruger. Its smaller size makes it a lot easier to spot wildlife and you can often see the big five in one day.

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Private Villa rentals – your choice of post-pandemic accommodation

Trying to decide on where to book a villa in Cape Town is a bit like trying to choose between a strong espresso and a frothy Cappuccino – both are excellent coffee choices, depending on your preference. One thing is for sure however – South Africa’s Mother City is not short on covetable areas for high-end villa rentals.

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Clifton Bay

The best areas for villa rental

Trying to decide on where to book a villa in Cape Town is a bit like trying to choose between a strong espresso and a frothy Cappuccino – both are excellent coffee choices, depending on your preference. One thing is for sure however – South Africa’s Mother City is not short on covetable areas for high-end villa rentals.

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Two surfers walking on the beach in Cape Town

Cape Town Beaches

South Africa safari Best beaches in Cape Town, South Africa So, you’ve arrived in Cape Town and have settled into your beautiful holiday home. The

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Game reserves

South Africa safari Ulusaba Private Game Reserve Famous Game Reserves South Africa is home to some of the best game reserves in the world. With

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Best South African Beaches​

CAPE TOWN

Beta Beach in Bakoven is the definition of a hidden gem. With the white sand and crystal-clear waters, this small beach is the one that only locals know about and is good for getting away from the crowds during the festive season. Perfect for anyone and everyone, this beach is a must visit! But it doesn’t end there – find out which other Cape Town beaches do we recommend.

The Cape Winelands

WINE

Despite 350 years of history, only a few people in Europe and North America are familiar with South African wine. Today, a global leader in best wine practice, South Africa is home to over 300 vineyards concentrated around Cape Town. Delicious wines, centuries old architecture and awe-inspiring food; that is what you can expect from a visit to the Cape Winelands.

Off the beaten track​

WINE

It is time to be adventurous, hit the lesser known boutique wineries, meet with the winemakers and farm owners and experience wine tasting as locals do. For those who prefer to wander off the beaten track, these wine regions are a must visit.