The name “Tshukudu” means “rhino” in Sotho

We chatted with our reserve manager, David Sussens, about the ongoing rhino poaching crisis. It’s been a hot topic for over 10 years but despite that, David says the war is still raging on, with hundreds of rhinos needlessly dying every year. He explains why dehorning is the only way to save our rhino.

Over 40 years ago, when the Sussens family opened Tshukudu Game Reserve, they knew their goal was to rehabilitate the land back to its natural state. Previously, scores of wildlife had been eradicated nationwide to make way for cattle ranching. While Kruger National Park was reintroducing wildlife back into its reserve, so was Tshukudu Game Reserve. One of our main choices for reintegration? The majestic rhino, of course.Read More  

Weddings At Belle Maroc Boutique Hotel & Spa

If you’re planning your wedding and want it to be as magical and special as your love, then Belle Maroc Boutique Hotel & Spa is for you. This gorgeous accommodation spot in Blouberg, located on the beach, is especially made for lovers of luxurious and exotic destinations. Belle Maroc – Beautiful Morocco – has all the seductive appeal and elegance a beautiful and romantic wedding deserves.

Belle Maroc boasts tasteful and considered details, from the Moroccan art to the delightful cuisine, from the resident chef to the linen in the luxurious rooms. The end goal is beauty and class, and if that’s what your heart desires, then let this elegant boutique hotel set the mood for your special occasion…Read More

Stillness Manor Estate & Spa

With health on everybody’s minds, 2021 has seen an increase in wellness trips.
But don’t be disillusioned, these aren’t all sharing circles and juice detoxes. Today wellness travel means so much more than a health retreat.

Stillness Manor Estate & Spa, nestled in the Constantia Valley, has become a haven for lovers of both nature and stillness. Since our renovation in early 2020, our mission is to bring wellness and tranquillity to all guests in this exciting new chapter of the Manor’s story.

Originally built by the Noakes family in 1952 as a family home the Manor features a classic Cape Dutch gable and was first transformed into a boutique hotel in 1995. Stillness now offers 13 spacious suits on four private acres of gardens with breath taking views of False Bay…. Read More

Weddings at Dunkeld Country & Equestrian Estate

When it comes to treating guests to new adventures and an unforgettable wedding celebration, nothing quite compares to Dunkeld Country & Equestrian Estate.

From saying your I Do’s in the magical forest setting, to bespoke canapés in the Jazz Bar, and even being transported in a horse drawn carriage, not only is a wedding at Dunkeld truly what fairytales
are made of but a wedding here offers a sensory overload that will hold place in your guests’ memories for years to come. We believe that there are few milestones as momentous as the union
of two partners through matrimony, and it is this belief that drives us to make ours the ideal location to bring your dream wedding to life, whether your vision is a lavish formal affair or a relaxed rustic celebration… Read More

Why The Shark Bay Boutique Accommodation & Spa Is Worth Visiting

As we enter the final quarter of the year, and winter starts to say its goodbyes, a staycation can feel all the more tempting. And why not play tourist in your own backyard while you do it? Ever seen the west coast’s wildflowers in bloom? Learned to kiteboard or sailed across the Langebaan lagoon on a yacht? Now’s the time to check those things off your bucket list and the Shark Bay Boutique Accommodation & Spa.While Langebaan may not be home to any of the Big Five, we’re proud to be home to the slow five: tortoises, whales, sand sharks, porcupines and dune moles. Most of which, we hope to spot on our newest offering at the Shark Bay Boutique Accommodation & Spa – our very own yacht experience. Trust us, the beauty of the Langebaan Lagoon on-board our yacht is breathtaking. … Read More