Paradise Discovered

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There is a moment, after unending similar grassy plains, that you glance out of the aeroplane window and realize you have entered paradise. It’s a moment that takes your breath away. Literally. Especially when it’s your first experience of this indescribable beauty. This is my first flight into Vilanculos in Mozambique and this is the… Read more »

Safari’s Savile Row

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Long is not lame

If you follow the tips below we guarantee you’ll look sensational on any safari! Add a dash of tailored masculinity to your safari staples Think super hot businesswoman meets game-ranger. Don’t waste the waist The addition of a fabulous belt, to any safari outfit, takes your look from the sublime to the sensational. Long is… Read more »

Sensational Safari Villas this March

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This March think less leopard print and more luxury as we whisk you away on a safari sojourn. For this whole month you can expect gorgeous safari-villa focused blog posts every Wednesday. We’ll be kicking off the magic this coming Monday with our first safari villa highlight … you’ll definitely want to stay tuned for… Read more »

The Birth of a Villa Stay

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The villa concept has its roots in the time of Roman rule. Yes it really is that old. Back in the good old days villas weren’t as accessible as they are today. They were built and used exclusively by the Roman upper class as a primary residence or country retreat. In fact, as a Roman,… Read more »

The whose who …

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Ever wondered which famous actors, actresses and socialites stay in villas? Well we definitely have! We were impressed by just how many of our favourite celebrities constantly opt for a villa over a hotel stay. Halle Berry – our best Bond girl to date – is a big villa fan. Most recently she opted for… Read more »

Tis the season for Tapas

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Tapas is this summer’s food accessory. The snacks that you can stack are perfect for lazy lunches and delicious dinners. This December we suggest you try the following excellent Tapas style eateries. Fork. Fork offers European style cuisine with a local twist. This summer they’re also offering a lunch/afternoon five-piece tapas sampler with a glass… Read more »

Villa Highlight: 20 Victoria Road

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20 Victoria Road, located on the cliff tops overlooking Clifton, is home to the Cape Town villa with the most enviable position. This apartment ticks all the luxury must-have boxes. Panoramic sea views, which are arguably some of Clifton’s finest… tick. Quick and easy access to all of the city’s most sought after attractions… tick…. Read more »

Villa Highlight: 26 Sunset Avenue Llandudno

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This villa will have you thinking, upon arrival, that you’ve gone on holiday and arrived in heaven. 180 degrees of uninterrupted sea views from all rooms, private sun decks, a state-of-the-art home automation system, a chef’s essentials kitchen, a steam room and the very best private heated swimming pool in Cape Town ensure that 26… Read more »