Kosher Casas 2021, Summer Vacation in Cape Town, South Africa
This malaria free safari combines the adventure and beauty that South Africa and Cape Town have to offer. A secret safari gem, known mostly to the locals is in Amakhala Game Reserve lies just to the east of Port Elizabeth. They offer the Big-5 in a malaria free reserve. We also visit the heart of the beautiful Garden Route, Plettenberg bay has lots of adventure activities or relaxing cruises, scenic hikes, and breathtaking scenery. Cape Town has so much to offer, no wonder it is one of the best known cities in the world. Its oozes beautiful scenery, diverse culture, interesting history, and many activities to choose from, Cape Town is a perfect ending to a safari and scenic road trip.
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Very few people realize there are excellent safaris outside of Kruger and the north of South Africa. For years the Garden Route and Cape Town have blended well with eastern cape safari reserves, and they all perfect link up with great road 1000 kilometer highway east to west, through incredible scenery. This journey from Cape Town via the Garden route to the safari, or vice versa, can save a large amount of money and time spent on flying between the traditional safaris areas in the north of the country.
Amakhala Game Reserve is an ideal choice for your Big 5 Safari destination.
This 7,500 ha reserve is renowned for its truly awesome topography, created by the slowly meandering Bushman’s River running through it. Guided by experienced rangers, you can return to nature and explore the diverse wildlife and the rugged landscapes of the Eastern Cape valley and bushveld on Amakhala Game Reserve.
Morning and evening game drives in open Land Rovers through Amakhala Game Reserve will leave you in awe of the diverse vegetation and spectacular scenery which abounds here. Not only do we offer the much sought after Big 5, but there are over 16 antelope species, zebra, giraffe and many small interesting species. Our elephant sightings are likely to the highlight of your stay. In addition to game drives, we also offer boat cruises and guided walks. For a change of pace, enjoy bird watching and game spotting whilst gently cruising down the Bushman’s River! Refreshment breaks have been included to make your safari experience that much more enjoyable. This bush experience will create memories, which will linger as long as the African sun sets.
The Amakhala Heritage Collection of Lodges are each owner managed and unique, offering a wide variety of accommodation with a personalized service style. We are proud to offer you the superb Amakhala service and famous hospitality.
Amakhala Game Reserve has been awarded the voluntary label by Fair Trade in Tourism South Africa (FTTSA). This is based on adherence to specific criteria such as fair wages and working conditions, fair distribution of benefits, ethical business practice, and respect for human rights, culture and the environment. The FTTSA label is an independent endorsement of fair and responsible tourism practise in South Africa.
Set along the spectacularly scenic Garden Route in South Africa, the coastal town of Plettenberg Bay is a popular holiday destination. The Portuguese explorers called it the ‘Beautiful Bay’, and it’s easy to see why – Plettenberg Bay is a picturesque, charming town with endless pristine beaches, tranquil lagoons, clean rivers, indigenous forests and a dramatic rocky peninsula. Playground to the wealthy, beach mansions overlook the Indian Ocean, often dotted with luxury yachts, while leisure time is given over to polo and golf, among other things. However, all kinds of visitors will feel at peace here as simply swimming in the warm water on a safe beach is a great way to experience the beauty of Plettenberg Bay.
Resting at the confluence of the Indian and Atlantic Ocean, sandwiched between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and so much more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.
The first lodge is spectacularly set against a cliff above the Bushman’s River valley. It offers an intimate and tranquil experience of the Eastern Cape riverine bushveld at its best. It is an ideal place for families to relax and enjoy the bush together. Guests are accommodated in 6 comfortably appointed stone-and-thatch sleeping lodges, each with air-conditioning and an en-suite bathroom with underfloor heating. The seclusion of the lodges and the design of the bathrooms and private decks enable our visitors to enjoy the unique and breathtaking views at their leisure. Guests are often thrilled by the late afternoon sighting of the elephant herd passing by.
The next lodge is situated in a quiet residential area of Plettenberg Bay. The golden sand of Robberg beach meanders its way to the famous Robberg peninsula to the South and the equally well-known Beacon Isle Hotel to the North. Opportunities are endless with safe bathing and long leisurely walks. Not your typical beach house, this eclectic fusion of African art and artifacts and contemporary furnishings creates a warm, inviting atmosphere perfect for putting your feet up and enjoying long, lazy days. And, after a long day soaking up the Garden Route sun, what better way to cool off and wash away the salt and sand than in the modern rustic outdoor shower. Anlin Beach House invites you to be comfortable, relaxed and at home.
Our suites are decorated in a modern, contemporary style and include DSTV, free wireless internet connection, DVD player and are serviced daily.
Located in the upmarket suburb of Fresnaye, on the slopes of Lions Head, The boutique hotel is an elegant and luxurious guesthouse promising a unique combination of gracious sophistication and understated charm.