Monthly Archives: July 2015


Thakadu River Camp – ownership through pride & respect

Along the mighty Marico River in Limpopo – a province more often than not in the news for stories of political ineptness and blatant corruption (of morals, for one) lays Thakadu River Camp a beacon of all that is true, good and inspiring. Standing testimony that hard work, resourceful planning and a clear vision can [...]

Shumba Valley Lodge – your ideal weekend getaway

Shumba Valley Lodge provides an ideal weekend getaway venue, being as it is, nestled in the beautiful World Heritage Site known as the Cradle of Humankind and on the breathtaking Magaliesberg Meander route. Weekend getaway or leisure guests are treated to absolute peace within a country setting as Shumba is set within 50 acres of [...]

From Fragrant Rose Retreats to a Winter Wonderland

It is time to truly enliven your senses, invigorate your mind and uplift your soul in the most enchanting settings that you can imagine around South Africa Luxury tented accommodation and sensational fragrant roses Summerfields Rose Retreat & Spa is a breathtaking, inviting retreat, gently nestled in a secluded valley near Hazyview in Mpumalanga, South [...]

Spend 5 Nights at the beautiful Coral Lodge

Mozambique is one of Africa’s up-and-coming hot-spots, with stunning beaches, excellent diving and magical offshore islands. Go snorkelling around the Bazaruto Archipelago, sail on a dhow through mangrove channels or laze under the palms in the Quirimbas Archipelago, take an off-beat safari in the wilds of Gorongosa National Park, wander along cobbled streets past stately [...]

Aha Group – Conference Versatility

Variety may very well be the spice of life, but according to Daniel Gilbert the secret of variety (like spices) is knowing when, how often and how much to use… The African Hotel & Adventure (aha) Group, the tourism property management company of Tourvest’s Accommodation and Activities division understands this sentiment. We feel exactly the [...]

Nothing “hazy” about this view…

When the issue of renaming the old Eastern Transvaal came to the fore, this magical part of the Lowveld could not have wished for a better choice. Mpumalanga literally means “place of the rising sun” and one would search long and hard for a description more fitting.  The African Hotel & Adventure (aha) Group, the [...]