September 23, 2010

Local Is Lekker - The Best Long Weekend Breaks!

Don’t have plans yet for this Heritage Day long weekend? What better way to celebrate our cultural heritage and diversity than a holiday in some of our country’s most beautiful areas? This is our pick of some of the best local spots for you to celebrate our nation’s diversity.

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve - Little Karoo
Nestled at the foot of the towering Warmwaterberg Mountains in the heart of the Little Karoo, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is a tribute to the spirit of the San people that once roamed this area. The reserve is home to indigenous flora and fauna, rock formations and art and the only free- roaming white lions in the world. Only a 3.5 hour drive from Cape Town, Sanbona offers guests a unique cultural experience, luxurious accommodation and a variety of wildlife in their natural surroundings.

The Pepper Club - Cape Town
If you are looking for luxury and sophistication in a vibrant, urban setting then look no further than Cape Town’s Pepper Club Luxury Hotel and Spa. Superbly located in Cape Town’s cosmopolitan city centre, Pepper Club offers the ultimate 5-star experience. From opulent interiors to an intimate private cinema and its very own beach club restaurant and cocktail bar at Camps Bay, Pepper Club is the last word in luxury. Awarded “Best Luxury Hotel in South Africa” by CNN Traveller, Pepper Club is without a doubt the place to see and be seen.

Alpine Heath Resort - KwaZulu Natal
If it’s nature and relaxation you are after, then Alpine Heath Resort tucked in the majestic Northern Drakensberg is where you want to be. Offering superb self catering accommodation, as well as several good dining options and numerous exciting outdoor and leisure activities, the resort is a great getaway for all. Apine Heath is a place to rest the senses, appreciate the outdoors and bask in the serenity of this haven of peace.

Mosaic Farm - Hermanus
What better time to visit the whale watching paradise of Hermanus, than during the annual Whale Watching Festival from the 23rd to the 26th September? Mosaic Farm is a sanctuary on the Hermanus Lagoon. Surrounded by Walker Bay Beach and the Overberg Mountains, Mosaic perfectly blends the glories of nature with country luxury while you take in the spectacular sight of the world’s gentle giants so close to our shores.

Madikwe River Lodge - North West
Discover the mystery of the acacia bushveld, enjoy a myriad of birdlife and experience the thrill of observing the majestic “Big Five” in their natural habitat. Surrounded by 75 000 hectares of malaria-free African sand veld, Madikwe River Lodge is ideally positioned on the Groot Marico River in the heart of the North West. This luxury lodge will get you back in touch with nature, calming and restoring the soul.

Whatever kind of holiday you are looking for, be it a bush retreat or urban luxury, our spectacular country has something for everyone. For information on these fantastic packages, and many more, visit

September 21, 2010

Sure M.K. Bobby Naidoo Travel Wins Customer Service Award!

Congratulations to Sure M.K. Bobby Naidoo Travel who have been recognised for their outstanding customer service by the Durban community.

The ‘Your Choice Awards’, run by Independent Newspapers in KwaZulu-Natal, are based on the results of a public survey on which businesses in the Durban area exceed customer needs and expectations.

Sure Travel CEO, Vanya Lessing, extends her congratulations to the agency and encourages those involved to maintain the high standard of work and service. Well done Sure M.K. Bobby Naidoo Travel!

September 2, 2010

One&Only Maldives

Crystal blue ocean. Luminous turquoise bays. Endless white sand beaches. Private villas secluded by lush tropical greenery. If there is anywhere in the world that spells unprecedented style, luxury and exclusivity it is One&Only Reethi Rah in the

One&Only resorts are synonymous with five star luxury, idyllic locations, and the discreet privacy favoured by the rich and famous. But One&Only Reethi Rah far exceeds even the wildest expectations.

Top Billing’s Lyndall travels to the Maldives tonight to explore this piece of heaven on earth. To find out how you too can experience the good life visit for more information.