If you’re looking for a close weekend getaway in Port Elizabeth, look at Bergrivier Eco Retreat in Thornhill, Port Elizabeth. The perfect stay and hikes.
One of the most common topics of conversation amongst South Africans is living overseas. We looked for cheap flights to London and imagined living there. What would we miss about living in South Africa?
The Three Sanctuary Pass: Jukani Wildlife, Monkeyland and Birds of Eden is the best way to learn about wild animals in an environment that protects them. The three sanctuaries in The Crags area form the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA). They are award-winning sanctuaries (winning ‘Best Animal Welfare Initiative’) and should definitely be visited at least once in your life. The sanctuaries promote Responsible Tourism.
Welcome to the Treehouse Cottage in The Crags (Western Cape). The treehouse was a large open planned room with a kitchenette, lounge and dining area, and a bed. The treehouse was the perfect weekend getaway.
After an unforgettable experience at the off the grid tipi in Knysna for my birthday, a romantic weekend at the four-star Thunzi Bush Lodge was a great addition to our birthday month! Thunzi Bush Lodge is a mere 30 minutes from central Port Elizabeth. The experience at the lodge was perfection.
When it comes to gifts for birthdays, weddings and other special occasions, more and more of our friends look for experiences over material things. We are no different. We are blessed with incredible friends who gifted us with a nights stay at Umlambo River Lodge. It was a tranquil stay along the Sundays River that allowed a respite from city life and a chance to reconnect with ourselves and each other.
The Greater Addo area is one of the less ‘discovered’ areas of the Eastern Cape. There is a lot on offer (both in activities and panoramas) and there are hidden gems scattered across the region. In our opinion, Umlambo River Lodge is definitely one of the gems of the area.
Port Elizabeth has a brilliant combination of friendly people and amazing markets. One of the best things about our town is that “Support Local” is fully embraced. Here is your alphabetical guide to some of the markets in our beautiful bay.
Welcome to the natural beauty of the sleepy coastal town known as Cape St Francis, only an eight minute drive from St Francis Bay. This place is a perfect laidback, barefoot, beachside getaway. It offers expansive beaches with great waves and scenic hikes.