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Best of Cape Town, Garden Route and Safari - Deluxe Tour

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Accommodation Overview

As part of the Best of Cape Town - Garden Route and Safari tour you will be staying at a selection of beautifully located lodges and small guest houses offering true South African hospitality, handpicked for your total comfort and relaxation after a busy day of sightseeing and exploring. Accommodation for your tour will be as described below, at the following properties:

  • 3 Nights at Tsogo Sun Cullinan in Cape Town on a Bed and Breakfast basis 
  • 2 Nights at Lairds Lodge in Plettenberg Bay on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 1 Night at Thatchwood Country Lodge in Cape St Francis on a Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 Nights at Kariega Main Lodge in the Kariega Game Reserve on Full Board Basis (plus 4 game drives)
  • 2 Nights at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge in Oudtshoorn on Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 Nights at L’Avenir in Stellenbosch on Bed and Breakfast

Tsogo Sun Cullinan - A well-known landmark in the Cape Town CBD, Southern Sun The Cullinan brings guests all the luxury that is expected of an award-winning hotel from Tsogo Sun. The hotel is situated within one of the most sought-after areas in the city – within easy reach of the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town International Convention Centre, Long Street and many other attractions. But while its location is without a doubt envious, it is only the start of what makes this hotel an iconic place to stay. Classic style with an opulent twist ensures that every need is met, while a variety of world-class facilities add even more to the sense of indulgence. Whether you are travelling on business or pleasure, you may not ever wish to leave your sumptuous home-from-home.

Lairds Lodge - with its effortless blend of unsurpassed service and understated comfort, epitomises the truly South African hospitality experience. This exclusive Country House is set on a 24-acre estate with distant mountain views, perfectly positioned between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay in the heart of South Africa’s Garden Route. The ultimate getaway for those who appreciate the unassuming graciousness of country living, Laird’s Lodge offers easy access to unspoiled beaches, world class golf courses, scenic nature reserves and limitless excursion options.

Thatchwood Country Lodge - A warm welcome to Thatchwood Country Lodge in St Francis bay. Thatchwood is a luxury guesthouse situated in between 2 golf courses , on one side the famous St Francis Links golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus and adjacent to our garden the 6th tee of the local St Francis golf course So a heaven for golfers. The atmosphere and ambiance of this luxury guesthouse are a blend of warm homely hospitality, great cuisine and friendly service. Our beautifully thatched lodge is decorated in a tastefully African style. While you relax in our garden at the poolside you can see “the good”, “the bad” and “the ugly” teeing off on the golf course and you realize that you are not such a bad golfer after all. On colder days you can enjoy the pleasant company from “Harries bar” whilst discussing the worlds problems near a warm and inviting fireplace.

Kariega Main Lodge - Kariega Main Lodge offers families, friends and couples a relaxed and friendly environment to enjoy the African bush. All the log chalets are air conditioned, with en-suite bedrooms, and large private viewing decks. Each has a spacious lounge and living area which is great for socializing before retreating to the privacy and comfort of your bedroom. The lodge has been expertly integrated with the surrounding bush to create a natural environment where guests can enjoy traditional meals in the restaurant or boma, a drink at the bar or a quiet a swim in the pool.

Buffelsdrift Game Lodge – Unique, understated elegance in our luxury tented accommodation in Oudtshoorn. With the Swartberg mountains as backdrop and a magnificent waterhole at your doorstep, it’s the closest you’ll get to the wild of the Klein Karoo and true African accommodation. Just off the famous Route 62, Buffelsdrift Game Lodge offers you an escape to something spectacular. Experience an array of wildlife including Elephants, Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Giraffe, Hippo and over 200 bird species. We also offer Bush Safaris, Horseback Safaris, Elephant Feeding, Walking & Riding Experiences.

L’Avenir Lodge – L'Avenir nestles in the valley below the magnificent Simonsberg Mountains, offering some of the best of the Stellenbosch Winelands. A boutique estate with extraordinary views, located just outside the quaint town of Stellenbosch with its tree-lined avenues and Cape Dutch architecture but far enough removed to feel like the middle of nowhere. Features include a playful Boules court, rim-flow pool overlooking one of the three dams, delicious breakfast in the sun on the deck, complimentary wine tasting, strolling through the vineyards, and sipping reds alongside the fire in winter. For any bespoke requests our capable concierge will be only happy to assist. The Country Lodge at L'Avenir lets you step out of the hustle and bustle, with elegant accommodation amongst the rolling vineyards on a working wine farm.

* Please note that should accommodation in the above listed hotels not be available at the time of your visit we will offer a similar standard.

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