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10 Things to do in Cape Town this summer

Cape Town remains a popular destination but we’ve rounded up our favorite ways to experience the city. Why not take a step away from the popular approaches to the Cape Town experience, and try something new? Instead of going to the beach to just lie on it, how about giving ‘Stand Up Paddling’ a try? …
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Ivory Lodge revealed

We bring you the first grand reveal of Lion Sands Ivory Lodge. In Robert’s words; “This project was very close to Britt’s and my heart. My wife’s extraordinary vision manifested in something so utterly perfect and wholly beautiful, it surpassed all of our greatest imaginings. I know she would be so proud, and I will always find …
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New direct AIR TAXI service to Marataba

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Marataba’s new Air Taxi Service in partnership with Angel Gabriel. The service will operate from Grand Central Airport, with complimentary shuttles from/ to OR Tambo International and Lanseria Airports. Pertinent facts: *  Cost: $320pp one way *  Time: JNB – Marataba (12pm – 1pm) | Marataba – …
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Marataba through Theo Cromhout’s eyes

“Marataba was an incredible experience for our whole family and there is no doubt I shall go back again.  It completely exceeded my expectations.  The scenery, natural beauty, game viewing, luxury tents, food…….entire product was simply world class and competes with the similar in Kruger and surrounds.  It was so unique in many ways…the natural …
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My First Safari

A first hand account by Claudine Bresgi of her daughter’s first safari experience, and their first bush excursion as a young family; We stop to watch an elephant as he lazily crosses the road. Our young daughter, Mikaylin – just on a year old, is fast asleep in my husband’s arms. As the elephant walks …
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We are MORE: Meet Karnan Munsamy, Head Chef at Lion Sands River Lodge

We’re welcomed the talented Karnan Munsamy into the position of Head Chef at Lion Sands River Lodge. Let’s get to know him a little better. Karnan hails from Durban., where his family is still based. It’s here that he completed his culinary studies. The middle child, with an older sister and younger brother, he says his …
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Special moments with Britt More

Special moments with Britt More…  

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To Britt…..from your MORE family

To put into words the impact that Britt More had on us is an impossible task. The incredibly powerful energy she exuded influenced and impacted on everyone around her. As tributes poured in from across the globe, it was obvious that we weren’t alone in feeling that Britt’s passing had left an immense void. We now …
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Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Awards 2016

The Conde Nast Reader’s Choice Awards for 2016 were announced recently and we are so proud that three of our properties who were listed. Lion Sands, Cape Cadogan and Madikwe Safari Lodge were all recognized by the dedicated reader’s of the acclaimed Conde Naste magazine in the biggest vote to date. Clearly, South Africa – and specifically …
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She is Gone

You can shed tears that she is gone, Or you can smile because she has lived You can close your eyes and pray that she will come back, Or you can open your eyes and see all that she has left Your heart can be empty because you can’t see her, Or you can be …
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