..... Brahman Hills Hotel, Cottages, and Spa situated in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands is a destination of choice for weddings, conferences and idyllic country escapes. It offers both hotel and self-catering accommodation, and the new Springholm Cottages just 4.5 kms from the hotel; and its extensive facilities include two restaurants - 89 on Copper and Brahman Café - a coffee bar Cappuccino, two unique chapels, conference/ eventing venues and a state-of-the-art Spa - open seven days a week from 8:00 to 18:00. So, if you want some Valentine’s pampering there’s no better place to find it than at the serene and tranquil sanctuary of the Brahman Hills Spa. The romantic ‘Couple’s Pamper’ Stayover Package - perfect for Valentine’s - at R5 920 per couple sharing in a hotel room includes: two nights’ accommodation in a hotel room including breakfast; a detox fresh juice and snack on arrival at the spa for your treatment; four spa treatments - body scrub, mineral bath, back-of-body relaxing massage and a choice of a pedicure OR a head massage OR a foot and calf massage; and a picnic basket and bottles of bubbles per couple. To book: +27 (0)33 266 6965
…Emdoneni Lodge - a privately owned, multi-award winning 3-star lodge with an abundance of wildlife and natural vegetation situated on a small game farm in Hluhluwe, close to the Hluhluwe/ iMfolozi Game Reserve, offers exclusive, authentic and unforgettable African safaris. Its accommodation, designed to give a ‘taste’ of Africa with just the right amount of luxury, has a choice of four options – standard or deluxe chalets; African-style rondavels and the Windfall Cottage, ideal for honeymooner’s or couples wanting to celebrate Valentine’s in style. Bring your partner and enjoy the magical and romantic Valentine’s Package offer which includes one overnight stay, dinner, breakfast, a spa voucher, a guided sundowner walk, a cat tour, and a goodie bag! With “Okuhle esikwenzayo Kwanele”, Zulu for “Only our BEST is enough” as its motto, a stay at Emdoneni Lodge is a memorable experience. Bookings: (+27) 35 562 7000/7001
…Thanda Safari - a Big Five game reserve in the heart of Zululand, KwaZulu Natal - offers an authentic South African wildlife experience with excellent game viewing all year round. Meaning ‘love’ in isiZulu, Thanda is the perfect place where couples can experience the bush, the Big Five, new adventures and romance! Thanda Tented Camp has 15 spacious colonial safari-style tents, all with a private viewing deck and en-suite canvas bathroom, while the Jabula (Happiness) Tent (just the thing for Valentine’s!) has a private splash pool, a separate lounge, and larger deck area. In addition to the Tented Camp there are also nine bush suites at Thanda Safari Lodge and five suites at the luxurious Villa iZulu. Take advantage of Thanda Safari’s SADC special rates 40% off listed rates – available throughout February (for dates still available) and book now for your romantic Valentine’s weekend! A two-night stay at Thanda Tented Camp (or at the Lodge) for a couple includes champagne and chocolate in the room on arrival and a romantic turndown. Thanda Tented Camp rates are R2 995 per person sharing per night, include tented accommodation, two game drives per day with professional guide and tracker, all meals and selected local beverages (soft drinks, house wines, local spirits, and beers), minibar and Wifi in public areas; the Jabula Tent rate starts from R3 672 per adult sharing per night, and the Lodge is R5 601. Terms and conditions apply. There’s always something special at Thanda Safari - a proud member of Leading Hotels of the World and multiple winner of The World’s Leading Luxury Lodge. Thanda Safari
T: +27 (0) 32 586 0149 W: www.thandasafari.co.za
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