1The Tswalu Kalahari Reserve
An upmarket bush getaway with designer bathrooms, canopied beds and a spa that offers Etemis therapies for weary bodies and minds. The wide open spaces of the Kalahari offer up a meditation on life itself.
2Riemvasmaak Hot Springs
Situated some 60 kilometres northwest of Kakamas, the springs are said to have excellent health properties and the magnificent landscape will do much to re-energise the mind, body, and soul.
3Namakwaland spring flowers
A balm for the soul! Visit the Northern Cape in Spring and the carpets of wild flowers will renew your energy and put the bounce back into your step.
4Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park
Enjoy hiking in this incredible Transfrontier park. An immense wilderness area that is famous for its oryx and eland antelope, big cats, arid landscape and clear skies – perfect for de-stressing and relaxing.
5The Ais Ais Richtersveld National Park
Another great space to relax and refresh your energies. There are lots of activities on offer for the fit and not-so-fit. The lunar landscapes provide great space for contemplation and inner reflection.
6Klipspringer hiking trail, Augrabies Falls National Park
If you want to get in touch with nature, then book your space on the Klipspringer Hiking Trail – it’s all about getting in touch with Mother Earth, and yourself, of course.
7Witsand Nature Reserve’s roaring sands
Experience the roaring sands of the Kalahari near Olifantshoek, which emit a strange rumbling sound when stepped on in hot dry weather – at night it becomes eerie, quiet and desolate. Excellent soul space and lots of place for not so quiet contemplation.
8Verneukpan salt pan
Sleep outside on this saltpan, which is credited with a special atmosphere at night when all is quiet, the stars are out and the wind moves across its vastness. Being there, is a spiritual experience.
9Hondeklip Bay, West Coast
Let the ocean work its magic. This West Coast beach is a great place for hiking and long walks, if its quietude and soul space you are looking for, then Hondeklip Bay is the place to be.
10Stargazing Safari, Sutherland
Take time out from the real world and look to the stars for your inspiration. Sutherland is home to SALT (Southern Africa Large Telescope) and a wonderful place to take a stargazing sojourn.