Blue Flag season opened on 45 South African beaches on 1 November. Of those with this internationally recognized status, 27 pristine, clean and environmentally-friendly beaches are in the Western Cape. Plenty to choose from countrywide when you’re looking for the best place to soak up the sun and put that bucket and spade to good… Read more »
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The festive season is fast approaching. This can be a time of sunny skies and beach days or mulled wine and roasting chestnuts, depending on where in the world you are celebrating. The typical festive picture of snowmen and symmetrical Christmas trees and festive wooly jumpers doesn’t really feature for those of us living in… Read more »
We hope that you are planning on ringing in the New Year in style. Where ever you are may this evening be filled with friends, the finest bubbly, the most delectable food and phenomenal fun. Happy 2011!
Things may be turning a little cooler and the pace slowing down gradually, but it’s definitely not the time to hibernate and forget about travelling. In fact it’s the perfect time for a trip and a villa stay! Why, you ask? Well we have 10 reasons for you to pack your suitcase and hop on… Read more »
Icon Villas is expanding! We’re looking for a dynamic individual to join our dedicated and vibrant team. We are a passionate and quirky bunch who need a super organised and driven Reservations Consultant. If this sounds like you, and you’re a great team player with a cool personality, excellent admin and communication skills, and experience… Read more »
The festive season has passed, the holidays are over, and Christmas decorations are packed away (or will be soon if you’re a little delayed…). It’s a time of preparation for the year ahead; of going back to work, back to school, back to college; of strategizing and planning. While in this strategy phase, why not… Read more »
It’s Springtime in the southern hemisphere! As we bid farewell to winter and gradually welcome a lot more sunshine, the Christmas and New Year holidays suddenly seem within easy reach. We can almost touch them! There’s a sense of excitement and anticipation for the summer ahead. The holidays, family time, meals with friends, lounging at… Read more »
At Icon Villas we’re always on the lookout for exciting new additions to our portfolio. And we especially enjoy keeping it spicy with a whole lot of variety. Our clients have vastly varying requirements so our portfolio needs to cater for a broad spectrum of desires. Size, location, style and facilities are all elements of… Read more »
So, you’ve heard that Cape Town’s Table Mountain, beaches and wine farms are the things bucket lists are made of. While the locals won’t refute those facts, we’ll also tell you there’s more to this glorious city than what the guidebooks reveal… Because, while many tourists are traipsing through those tourists traps, it’s the locals who… Read more »
It’s not the most prepossessing place, the Light and Healing Centre: Deep in southern suburbs, in a funny little house opposite an imposing block of flats on Wynberg’s Main Road, the central city artery along which that uniquely South African sound bounces of the jaywalkers: “Whine-burg, taxi! Whine-burg taxiiee!” Not one to judge a cover,… Read more »
Wishing you, your family and your loved ones a very merry Christmas.
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 »