The Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill to go ahead with its COVID-19 safety programme

With the new Omnicron variant driving a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, concerns have been raised about health and safety and public events. Fortunately, event organisers of the 2021 Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill have implemented a stringent COVID-19 safety programme to protect contestants and visitors. This will allow the KwaDukuza event to go ahead as scheduled from 9 to 19 December. “In planning for The Ballito Pro, our COVID-19 safety programme has taken into...

It’s Time to Travel | Travel SA Magazine

Cover image: Emdoneni Lodge   TRAVEL SA brings you a snippet of what is to come in their December mag. There is a desire and real need for most people to “get away” from time to time. In this spread, we hope to spark some interest and options for future travel bookings. We do have amazing bush, beach and Berg options right here in KZN, so why not take advantage of that and travel locally...

Dream Wedding Venues

These enchanting wedding venues are the perfect place for you and your beloved to tie the knot!   Bayala Private Safari Lodge & Camp At Bayala Private Safari Lodge & Camp in Northern Zululand, KZN, an easy three hour drive from Durban, we offer the ideal destination-wedding venue where you are assured of the most memorable evening, weekend or week long affair imaginable. Share your dreams, wishes and specific needs and we will customise your...

Tranquil Honeymoon at The Cavern

A honeymoon set in the mountains is the perfect way to spend time together, especially when you are at The Cavern Drakensberg Resort & Spa in the Northern Drakensberg of KwaZulu-Natal. The gentle arms of nature immediately cradle you as you arrive at The Cavern. It is all around you: hillsides of waving grass hiding families of resting Mountain Reedbuck, steep rocky ravines with tumbling waterfalls and secret places within the forested kloofs. The Cavern...

Edgy and innovative hotel brand comes to uMhlanga Ridge

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge officially opened this month, making it the first Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotel in KwaZulu-Natal and the fourth in South Africa. A highly anticipated addition to the brand’s fast-growing portfolio, it joins Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotels in Melrose Arch (Johannesburg), Cape Town and Menlyn (Pretoria). A short drive from King Shaka International Airport, Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge is...

Amazing Karkloof

The Karkloof Safari and Spa is only an hour and a half drive away, and is the perfect place to get away, — far enough to feel like a holiday, but close enough to allow for a night or two’s easy getaway. It’s an easy drive to Pietermaritzburg, followed by a short dirt-road trip to the main gate. From the second that you drive in,you see game walking around and the tone is set. At reception we signed...

Sea Views and relaxing at Canelands

Sometimes even the shortest of breaks can give you exactly the right amount of time to recoup all that you need to get through another day, week or month with a little bit of a spring in your step. Don’t ever think that a night or two is a waste of time it really is not. Think local. Think where you could go that’s within an hour of where you live to just relax and...

Ntombi, the party kombi

To not give a second look at the Tiffany-blue 1973 VW Kombi isn’t just rude, it’s unheard of! Ntombi (which means “girl”) is the name given to Ballito’s very own Kombi Keg by the three musketeers who have brought this Aussie franchise to our sandy shores. Maxi-Lee Machado, Gareth De Lange and Ryan Beaumont are all about providing a unique and memorable experience for their customers, no matter what the event. The concept of Kombi...