Duinepos Chalets

Hidden among the dunes of the Cape West coast lies the little known gem Duinepos. Operated by three women, the getaway is community-based and has steadily grown into a treasured tourist destination.

Untouched Adventures

Tsitsikamma National Park

Rocktail Camp: an outdoor lover’s dream

Have you been to Maputaland? Do you know where it is? If you answered no to these questions, we have all the info you need - including exactly when to stay when you visit this amazing part of South Africa.

Montecasino Bird Gardens, Johannesburg

The Montecasino Bird Gardens, in Fourways just north of Johannesburg, provide great family entertainment.

Food markets in South Africa

Take the time to immerse yourself in South Africa's food culture – there's a wide variety of food markets that will enhance your experience of the country.

Eating out in Johannesburg

Feel like Italian, Chinese, traditional South African, African or township cuisine? There’s something for every culinary desire in Johannesburg.

The VegTable, Rheenendal

This vegetarian restaurant near Rheenendal offers a completely unique dining experience. Chef Brett Garvie is self-taught and grows, sources and forages for the food he prepares.

Johannesburg's Chinatown

Chinatowns can be found in major cities the world over, and Johannesburg is no different.


Top 10

Beach walks

1Sixteen-Mile Beach, Yzerfontein, Western Cape

A delightfully long West Coast beach far away from the madding crowds.

2Keurbooms Beach, Garden Route

Not too far from Plettenberg Bay, you’ll find this fascinating stretch of beach with its rocky outcrops… be sure to keep your eye on the tides.

3Umhlanga Rocks, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

This North Coast stretch of beach is great for lazy long walks, there is also a great promenade for power-walkers.

4Shelley Beach, Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape

Hunt and gather ocean treasures on this shell-strewn shoreline.

5Morgan’s Bay to Double Mouth, Eastern Cape

One of the best walks around with ‘little known beaches and dramatic cliffs’. Walk it the other way and finish your day with a 3-course dinner at the Morgan Bay Hotel.

6Sacramento Hiking trail, Sardinia Bay, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape

Round trip coastal walk through the Schoenmakerskop-Sardinia Bay Nature Reserve.

7Noordhoek Beach, Cape Town

Has 8 kilometres of white sand and a great place for getting that fitness regime started.

8The Bluff, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

A great walk for the whole family, and the kids will love the rock pools en route.

9Dog Point, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

To access this wilderness requires a 4x4, but once there, you quite literally could have the whole of this spectacular beachscape to yourself.

10Wild Coast Amble, Eastern Cape

Any section of this hiking trail is worthwhile along the rugged coastline, starting at either Trennery’s or Seagull’s Beach Hotel.