Why you need to holiday in PE this festive season

Port Elizabeth doesn’t always make the cut for obvious family holiday options, but it’s well worth looking into the wind-swept city that boast numerous blue-flag beaches, heritage landmarks, and whale and rare seabird spotting with a splash of metropolitan glitz. And it’s even more convenient to get there now. Here are some family activities you can look forward to in Port Elizabeth. Under R500 Sandboarding on the scenic dunes of Jeffrey’s Bay is always a …

Going on a ‘mobilemoon’ these holidays?

Travelling with a partner or in a group is considered the norm since most people prefer not to venture into unknown territories alone. Thanks to platforms like Instagram, we’ve all been bombarded with images of babymoons, baecations and buddymoons at some point. However, the major trend for 2019 seems to be the mobilemoon: going on a trip with your cellphone as your only travel companion. Vera Nagtegaal, executive head of online comparison website Hippo.co.za, explains …

Bontle Rest Camp special deal

It’s no coincidence that bontle means “beautiful” in Setswana. This pleasant rest camp consists of 36 camp sites with power points, arranged into three clusters with one communal ablution block per cluster. It also has 10 tented units for those who would prefer a permanent structure more than putting up a tent and camp themselves. The tented units consist of four family units and six two sleeper units. All these units have a private veranda …

Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Nestled in the rolling foothills of the Maluti Mountains of the north eastern Free State lies the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. There are three accommodation options inside the park. The Golden Gate Hotel chalets have spectacular views onto the iconic Brandwag Buttress and are ideally appointed as self-catering family units. 10 – 31 October = R730 01 – 28 November = R775 The Golden Gate Hotel has 54 fully appointed rooms, a restaurant, a …