Garden Route: what to do and where to stay

An itinerary that takes in the Cape and the Garden Route has got to be up there with the best ways to explore this vast and beautiful land as well as a wonderful way to unwind and relax. However, with so much to see and do on the Garden Route, it can be a little overwhelming when...

The best places to stay in South Africa if you love golf

If 18-hole, championship golf courses, exclusive luxury and the perfect greens are the things of your dreams, South Africa awaits you in 2016. The right bespoke itinerary can include a once-in-a-lifetime safari, white sandy beaches, all the sights of the Mother City, top class...

Things you should know when travelling to South Africa

South Africa offers the tourist an incredible opportunity to have the holiday of a lifetime. Its diversity, in people, geography, climate and culture is truly awe-inspiring and with the weak Rand, it offers astounding value for money. Here are some of the questions we are asked...

5 luxury vineyard escapes within an hour of Cape Town

Here at Greatest Africa, we are often asked where to find luxury vineyard escapes in the Cape Winelands, just one hour away from Cape Town. With so many world renowned vineyards to choose from and five star luxury that’s up there with the world’s best, it’s no...

Top 10 things to do, restaurants, hotels, beaches and more in Cape Town

It is an absolutely wonderful time to visit Cape Town – the weather is superb, the Pound, Euro or Dollar are at an all-time high against a weak Rand and there are beaches, world-class restaurants and experiences of a lifetime just waiting here for you to enjoy. So without...

Everything you need to know about visiting Mauritius and booking that dream break

Mauritius is one of the most popular destinations for us here at Greatest Africa, both with our South African clients who are looking for an affordable, family-friendly break and also our international clients keen for some winter sun, turquoise waters and five star luxury. Here...

Six reasons why you should use a travel agent

If you’re dreaming of a holiday you may wonder whether you should go it alone and book it yourself or seek the help and advice of a travel agent. Of course, there is a time and place for everything, but here are six reasons why we think a travel agent is the key to the best...

10 of the best safaris in South Africa (book now)

If you’re based in the UK, Europe or America and have always dreamed of visiting Africa and seeing the Big 5 in their natural habitat, now is a great time to do so. The Rand (unfortunately for those of us living in South Africa) is at an all-time low, so it’s...

Malaria-free and family-friendly safari: these are your options

Celebrating a special occasion or dreaming of giving your kids memories that they will cherish for their lifetimes? An African safari has got to be up there with the best experiences the world has to offer. Here are our picks of family-friendly, luxurious but malaria-free safaris...