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Pull that last-minute festive season break out of the bag with our Extraordinary destinations

By December 16, 2022Press and Media

We’re entering the third week of December (yikes!) but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on your festive season break. Feeling FOMO? We’re here to save your holiday! There is still room at the inn at these 5 divine destinations, but you better not dawdle. Book your break today and get packing.

Mabula Game Lodge – banish boredom with an immersive bush getaway for the whole family

At just two and half hours’ drive from Gauteng, Mabula Game Lodge is a close-to-home bush getaway for Gautengers who’ve yet to lock in their festive season break. Within this Big 7 reserve you could see wild dog and ground hornbill, both extremely rare species. Back at the lodge, kids are entertained at Cubz Club, while parents can enjoy a range of activities like quad bike safaris, spa days and picnics.

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Safari Plains – luxury bush bliss with the family touch

Sink into your bubble-filled slipper bath in your luxury safari tent at Safari Plains after a hard day’s sun lounging in your private sala. Couples and families will love the ‘one-with-the-bush’, temperature-controlled tents that cater to all creature comforts. Sway on the swing on the deck with a sundowner in the bush breeze or opt for an epic end to the year with a hot air balloon safari. Kids will love the surprise toys on the bed and Bush Bumbles activities programme.

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Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp – a sweet sanctuary for small groups

Like nothing more than escaping to the serenity of the bush? Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp accommodates 10 guests at a time in an intimate, luxurious yet unpretentious camp. Think privacy, hushed dinners under the stars and hot stone massages in your room. With access to the 12000-hectare Greater Mabula Game Reserve you won’t miss out on a rich wildlife experience. Catch up on quality time with your friends, significant other or even just yourself this festive season at Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp.

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Hamiltons Tented Camp – 19th century nostalgia beckons with a vintage VIP safari experience

Straight out of a sepia photograph, Hamiltons Tented Camp transports you to a time of crystal glasses, high teas on the deck, pith helmets and no cell phone reception. You butler knows what you want before you do and talented therapists make your muscles melt with an aromatherapy massage from heaven. Score serious brownie points with your significant other this December with this classic, VIP safari experience.

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Angels View – explore some of South Africa’s best natural gems whilst staying in designer luxury

A birds eye view of the magnificent Drakensberg escarpment is the perfect panacea to a long year. Take your family, significant other or your adventurous self on the scenic route through God’s Window and Bourke’s Luck Potholes to Angels View. This designer hotel exudes warmth and will delight you with its excellent facilities and access to surrounding attractions like the Kruger National Park, Lisbon Falls and – for the adventure junkies – The Glass Elevator and Big Swing at Graskop Gorge.

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Pick one and tick ‘done’ on your festive holiday to-do list today and contact the Extraordinary Reservations Team today.