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Blue Roan Country Lodge

Blue Roan Country Lodge is a 4 Star grading self-catering venue which is ideally situated for international visitors coming to the Cradle of Humankind who want to explore the area and visit the famous Maropeng Visitors’ centre and Sterkfontein Caves as we are only an hour’s drive from Pretoria and Johannesburg. It is also very conveniently situated for domestic visitors who want a breakaway from the city without having to undertake a long drive. Blue Roan offers 7 brick self-catering units which are individually fenced with private gardens and which offer very comfortable and romantic accommodation for couples and their pets. The units have Jacuzzi baths, large walk in showers, private patios with built-in braais, decorative lighting, king size beds, fully equipped kitchens, log fireplaces and so much more. Homely touches like playing cards, dvds, books and candles are welcome additions. The cosy and well-equipped units have big glass sliding doors which open up to a panoramic view of the the Magaliesberg mountain range and rolling hills. We are on a tar road just 5 minutes from the quaint village of Magaliesburg which offers a range of spar treatment centres, hotels, restaurants and supermarkets. The units themselves are totally unique as they have been decorated with themes such as Mexican, Tuscan, Greek and the Barn. Guests come back time and again to experience the different styles or else to revisit their favourite themed cottage which opens onto a lovely grassy park full of pine trees and hammocks strung between them. Beautiful horses roam freely around the fields surrounding the cottages and there is a peaceful and tranquil country feel and a homely atmosphere.

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The Warehouse

The Warehouse is a unique self-catering concept: an architectural gem designed to look like a refurbished mid-century warehouse. It is situated on the edge of the Cradle of Humankind, and offers magnificent views of rolling hills all the way to Magaliesberg Ridge. Blesbuck and Springbuck roam the adjacent farm. The house offers luxury accommodation for 6 guests, with 2 butlers on call, a beautiful lap pool, uncapped wi-fi, premium satellite TV, percale linen, Persian carpets, original art and many quirky design touches. It has been featured in Decor magazines and on TV for its eclectic take on luxury. Overseas and local visitors alike are delighted by this refreshing home so close to Maropeng, the Lion & Rhino Park and many amazing adventures in the Cradle of Humankind.

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Protea Hotel Ranch Resort

The hotel is situated on the 1000 hectare Ranch Resort conservancy, offering 4-star accommodation, a fine dining restaurant, Luxury two-bedroom self-catering chalets overlooking the 12-hole par 3 executive golf course, game drive & lion tours, ‘Walk with Lions’ experience.

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ATKV Drakensville Holiday Resort

Swop the city scene for breathtaking scenery at our blissful mountain paradise! Just more than three hours drive from Johannesburg or Bloemfontein and about two and a half hours from Durban, at the foothills of the Drakensberg Amphitheatre, which is a world heritage site, lies ATKV Drakensville Holiday Resort. ATKV Drakensville offers a range of accommodation options, adventure activities, leisure facilities, as well as a restaurant, take-away outlet, coffee and gift shop. ATKV Drakensville, with its breathtaking views, is surrounded by many historical sites, and offers access to many tourist attractions in the area. Action and adventure or laid-back peace and quiet … the ideal family holiday! ATKV Drakensville has a wide range of accommodation to suit everyone’s requirements. And because you pay per unit and not per person, it’s easy on your budget

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Valbonne Villa at Tomjachu Bush Retreat

This beautiful mountain bushveld property is exceptionally furnished and decorated to provide you with a truly comfortable and memorable stay.  Valbonne Villa is in a spectacular location that hangs above the Bekker Mountains, looking towards the Crocodile Valley Gorge, set in the Crocodile Mountain Conservancy just twenty minutes from Nelspruit. The property holds much natural beauty, energy and family and national history – including the Voortrekker wagon trails that are still very evident.  This luxurious Guest House is a double-storey, dramatic classical South African Lowveld home with cool rambling veranda and six bedroom suites brimming with family antiques, paintings, local art and a lifetime of memorabilia. Valbonne Villa offers the exquisite luxury of an awar-winning 5-star TGCSA, self-catering guest house suitable for 6 couples or 12 guests sharing – fully serviced.  The accommodation includes an elegant sitting room, TV room, and study with all bedrooms en-suite, and a superbly fully equipped kitchen.  An extensive covered terrace leads to a large braai area set in luscious gardens, with an infinity pool: all overlooking the most spectacular and dramatic views. Ideal for family travel and corporate breakaways.

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The Cycad Lodge & Chalets

Welcome to The Cycad, situated 370km’s east of Johannesburg, nestled in the heart of Mpumulanga’s capital, Nelspruit. The lodge boasts a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere in contrast to the buzz outside, where the city’s malls, theatre, and business district are conveniently a stone throw away. The Cycad is the perfect combination of corporate and holiday. Brought about with years of planning, this dream see’s the family getaway, and businessman’s needs evolve in one. Guests can expect a warm welcome, with service being of top priority. The ambience set is one of low lighting and luxury, with accommodation masked by the botanical feel of the Cycad gardens, instilling a warm sense of security and privacy. For a more intimate view, enter the Gallery & Virtual Tour section and experience for yourself how best Cycad can suite you or your family’s needs, from our Standard, Executive or Honeymoon package, to Family Unit and Self-Catering Chalet’s.

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ATKV Klein-Kariba

Some 90 minutes from Johannesburg and an hour’s drive from Pretoria, just outside Bela-Bela, lies the inviting ATKV Klein-Kariba resort in one of the Waterberg’s most beautiful kloofs.This top-class resort offers a wide range of accommodation options with true Bushveld hospitality. At the adventure centre, even larger school, student or church groups can make use of Klein-Kariba’s facilities at a discounted rate.With various activities, recreational facilities and amenities such as a restaurant, fast-food division and a well-stocked shop, there is no such thing as boredom at ATKV Klein-Kariba. To top it all, we are located along the Bushveld tourist route, which serves as the ideal base for day tours to explore nearby tourist attractions.With modern facilities for groups of up to 700 delegates, the peace and tranquillity of ATKV Klein-Kariba offers the perfect atmosphere for positive and innovate business planning and conferences.Or make your dream wedding a reality in our own stone chapel with a magical waterfall or forest wedding ceremony.ATKV Klein-Kariba – experience true hospitality at the gem of the Bushveld!

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Casambo Exclusive Guest Lodge

Casambo Exclusive Guest Lodge is a private and exclusive retreat offering fully self catering and catered facilities for couples, families and businesses traveller. Enjoy the abundance of birdlife from the comfort of your private balcony. "Take a break away from the ordinary".

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B.R.O.Homes and Villas

Two newly built self-catering properties in Morningside Port Elizabeth, both with three double bedrooms and three bathrooms. The properties are fully enclosed with access control and an alarm system. There are tandem garages, a swimming pool, DStv and a large fully fitted kitchen.

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Max Executive Suites

Located in the heart of Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa’s premier business and shopping district, MAX Executive Apartments provide guests with smartly planned spacious accommodation, luxury hotel amenities and personalised service. Close to Sandton City, the Sandton and Rosebank Gautrain Stations, Wanderers Stadium and Golf Course, and many other convenient business and entertainment options, MAX Executive Apartments is the most distinguished address in Sandton’s economic and entertainment hub. MAX Executive Apartments have been designed to meet your every need and to make your stay stylish, intimate, and homely. The MAX studios, two and three bedroom and garden apartments are designed with spacious interiors, featuring comfortable bespoke furniture. Have peace of mind with services and amenities that will make your stay memorable. With a range of apartments to choose from, from studios up to three bedrooms, you're guaranteed a memorable home away from home experience. Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, and W-Fi is complimentary and uncapped. Apartments are serviced daily and breakfast is available Mon-Fri in the on-site restaurant, the Seconds Lounge, and a bar is also available to unwind after a long day at work. At MAX, we live by this philosophy: More Than is a way of living, It is about doing more, being more, so that you can always expect more

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Zebula Golf Estate & Spa

Golf estates abound in South Africa but none can match Zebula, a stunning and totally unique lifestyle destination a mere 2 hours’ drive north of Johannesburg in the magnificent malaria-free Waterberg region of Limpopo Province. Located on 1600 hectares of pristine bushveld in the shadow of the Waterberg mountains, Zebula commands a most spectacular setting. Undulating, indigenous tree-covered hills and wide-open grasslands are punctuated with frequent dams and waterholes – a diverse landscape that supports a wide variety of game, birds and small wildlife. Naturally occurring game include Kudu, Impala, Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Blesbok, Red Haartebeest, Giraffe, Eland, Jackal, Warthog, Ostrich as well as many other indigenous species. Visitors and residents are able to walk, run, cycle or drive on the estate and get up close and personal with the wildlife, making a trip to Zebula a true back to nature experience. Zebula also offers 3 hour game drives into the adjoining Mabalingwe Nature Reserve where you may also see Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant.

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ATKV Buffelspoort Holiday Resort Chalets

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