As the biggest holiday period of the year quickly creeps up on us, we’re sure that most parents are feeling both excitement, as well as trepidation at the idea of their children having so much free time. Adding another layer of anxiety: Spending the holiday season anywhere but on your home turf – will there […]
Known for being one of the more laid back South African cities, it’s no surprise that Port Elizabeth often goes by the nickname the “friendly city” more than its official title most of the time. But a casually relaxing atmosphere is not all that this windy city has to offer. Whether you’re a local looking […]
Last week we brought you the best places to eat near our inland hotels, so it’s only fair that this week we highlight the delicious delicacies offered around our coastal hotels. Let us know in the comments if you’ve tried any of these great places, as well as about any other you recommend! Kimberley: Lunch […]
Feeling the Valentine’s Day pressure? We have some great ideas for you, no matter where in South Africa you are!
We recently encouraged our readers to get out there and explore their own cities as a tourist would – to see the sights that we forget are just at our doorstep when we’re caught up in the humdrum continuum of ‘real life’… Based in Cape Town, but originally a PE local, Tamika Doubell jumped at the […]
The simple answer to the question ‘What’s so special about our Courtyard Hotels?’ is … LOTS! But we know you want a little more than that, so let us elaborate on why we love our Courtyard Hotels so much. Courtyard Hotel Arcadia – Our Prince of Charm City Lodge Hotel Group boasts five sumptuous Courtyard […]
Called both “The Friendly City” and “The Windy City”, Port Elizabeth is a South African coastal town steeped in history. It was first settled by the San, over 100,000 years ago, then taken over by the Xhosa 2,000 years ago, and then the British in 1820 – which doesn’t seem like very friendly behaviour! Much […]