Luxury Cape Spectacular

  • CAPE PENINSULA
  • WINELANDS
  • GARDEN ROUTE
  • KICHAKA

Cost!

£1,200.00 per person excluding flights. This represents a saving of £434.00 per person.

This is a one-off holiday opportunity at this cost and the only changes permitted are room upgrades, extension of stay at each property and upgrade of car hire. The holiday is valid for travel between May & September 17 and during this time certain dates are excluded.

VALID1st May to end Sept 17
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONLondon, Heathrow
DURATION2 Weeks
INCLUDED
Nine nights’ bed & breakfast accommodation
Two nights’ full board accommodation at Kichaka Lodge. Cost includes all meals, selected beverages and two game drives per day
Twelve days Europcar Group C car hire. Rate includes 100% Classic Plus Cover (CDW & Theft/Loss Waiver), PAI, VAT, Unlimited mileage, windscreen, tyre and rim damage, hubcaps
Comprehensive Itinerary including detailed Door to Door directions and a comprehensive list of to-do’s
Services of our local representatives
NOT INCLUDED
Flights
Extra car hire charges (payable locally): Fuel deposit (credit card), Additional driver, Young driver surcharge, Optional equipment, One Way drop off charges, Delivery and collection fee, contract fee, Traffic fine handling fee and GPS unit
Meals, other than stated above
Local tourism levy of 1% (only where applicable)

Important Information:

Passports – Please ensure that your passport has at least six months’ validity from the date of your return to the UK and at least two blank pages

Driver’s License – You must hold either the new British License with your photograph or an International driver’s license.

Flights

As there are so many routes; airlines and offers available, we have not included the cost of flights. We will update the cost of our holidays to include your preferred airline and route at the time of your enquiry. As an indication, you can expect to pay in the region of £500.00 per person upwards for economy class International flights. (excludes any local flights)

If you want to book your own international flights, simply advise one of our consultants when enquiring.

Published price

Holiday costs are impacted by many factors including the exchange rate and specials as introduced by properties from season to season.  The cost is meant to serve as a guide only, so be sure to request an updated cost from our consultants so you can get the best value for your money. Ask about upgrading the standard of accommodation and / or room types where available and remember you can mix & match to get a completely tailor-made holiday that fits your interests, time and budget.

This is your holiday; our knowledgeable consultants are simply at hand to assist with the design of your Holiday of a lifetime!

*Cost is subject to availability at the time of booking; Restrictions apply to certain date periods; Prices are from and per person; exclude flights

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1

UK / CAPE TOWN – Overnight ‘17:

Depart the UK on an overnight flight of your choice, to arrive Cape Town the following day. Having cleared customs, collect your hire car and drive to the V&A Waterfront.

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AIRPORT / V&A WATERFRONT (CAPE PENINSULA) – Three Nights ‘17:

A visit to Cape Town is much more than a City Break! Cape Point offers rugged cliffs, scenic coastline, baboons and wild ostriches. The wooden walkways of Boulders beach allow you to observe the African penguins in their natural habitat without disturbing them.

Visit Simons Town, a haven for visitors interested in maritime history. Visit the statue of Able Seaman Just Nuisance and hear the story of this legendary Great Dane (and friend); Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens is a must for every visitor to Cape Town and is a haven for lovers of nature, flora and fauna.

The Last Word Constantia is located in the heart of the Cape’s most famous and beautiful suburbs amongst the leafy vines of the oldest winelands in the Cape. The 5 star boutique hotel is in a most exclusive area just one minute’s drive from the chic Constantia Mall’s fashionable shops and restaurants.

Great attention is paid to peace and tranquillity. An inviting sunken swimming pool and surrounding tanning deck is the focal point of the magnificently manicured garden with rolling lawns, vibrant colours and exquisite mountain views. The lounges, dining area and sun patios all open onto the garden. The attention to detail in the extravagantly, well-appointed en-suite bathrooms is a feature of The Last Word Constantia. Eight luxurious and stylishly appointed suites offer unconventionally spacious accommodation, extraordinary comfort and open onto private patios leading to the garden and pool.

Breakfasts are a speciality offering a wide choice of interesting fare and are inclusive, as are all beverages. Dinners and lunches are available by prior arrangement. An in-house chauffeur service is available to guests for restaurant transfers or tailored tours to the highlights of Cape Town at an additional charge.

The Last Word Constantia (Elegant Suite)
Bed and Breakfast

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V&A WATERFRONT / FRANSCHHOEK (WINELANDS) – Two Nights ‘17:

World renowned for its spectacular beauty, superb Cape wines and world class restaurants, the beautiful village of Franschhoek is a definite must-visit destination on any trip to the Western Cape. Founded in 1688 by French Huguenots, this scenic gem nestles in a rich and fertile valley, between glorious towering mountains, right in the beautiful Heart of the Cape Winelands.

This well-appointed, exclusive establishment is surrounded by majestic mountains and positioned within strolling distance of the quaint historic Franschhoek village centre, with its delightful street cafes, award-winning restaurants, museums and galleries and within easy reach of walking and horse trails.

Le Quartier Francais is an exclusive boutique hotel situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley. Tucked away in secluded gardens, with beautiful views, it is a fairy-tale-like haven of tranquility. A complete gastronomic journey can be experienced at Le Quartier Francais. Sticky buns for breakfast, WOW-bites on The Common Room terrace and award-winning South African inspired cuisine by Margot Janse in the award-winning Tasting Room. It is the extra-ordinary staff, the opulently comfortable rooms and the attention to detail that ensure that this Relais & Chateaux Auberge is the ultimate spoiling.

Accommodation options vary at Le Quartier Francais. In the main Auberge there are fifteen en-suite

bedrooms surrounding the central courtyard garden and gated swimming pool. There are also two suites, each with their own walled garden, plunge pool and child-friendly loft room.

Le Quartier Francais (Auberge Room)(Standard Room)
Bed and Breakfast

4

FRANSCHHOEK / WILDERNESS (GARDEN ROUTE) – Two Nights ‘17:

Diversity typifies the Garden Route and it offers a pleasant Mediterranean climate. With its abundance of closely-protected nature reserves and National Parks, Mother Nature presents visitors with an up-close and personal experience with the best she has to offer – the world over.

The Western Garden Route encompasses fresh water lakes, lagoons, forests, the towering peaks of the Outinequa Mountains and miles of beautiful beaches. The area is a Garden of Eden; home to the Knysna elephant, the Knysna seahorse, Knysna dwarf chameleon, the brilliantly coloured Knysna Loerie, wild coastal oysters, dolphins, whales and much more.

Wilderness is renowned for its tranquil sea and beaches that stretch on forever. There are 2,500ha of National Park with five rivers, five lakes, two estuaries and 18km of coastline. Knysna nestles on the banks of the beautiful Knysna Estuary, surrounded by a natural paradise of indigenous forest, the Outeniqua Mountains and a rugged coastline.

On the Beach Wilderness is the real gem of the Garden Route. Uniquely located directly on the beachfront, the boutique guest house has been built with every modern convenience to the highest five star international standards. A leisurely five-minute stroll to the village centre with its eight restaurants and other amenities.

From the deck the private stairway leads directly on to the toe-curling golden sands of the premier stretch of wilderness beach. There is a north facing sundeck on the first floor to bask in the warm winter sunshine. Perfect spot for whale and dolphin viewing.

On the Beach (Suite)
Bed and Breakfast

5

WILDERNESS / PLETTENBERG BAY (GARDEN ROUTE) – Two Nights ‘17:

A natural garden of magical forests, blue-crisp mountains, fynbos and pure crystal water best describes the Eastern Garden Route. Known as the Coastal Route East, it quite simply encapsulates South Africa’s inherent ‘green’ magnificence and is a must for all visitors who adore and yearn to embrace stunning outdoor splendour.

Plettenberg Bay, the St. Tropez of South Africa is dubbed the “Jewel of the Garden Route”. Plettenberg Bay offers 28km of unspoiled beaches plus the Bitou and Keurbooms Rivers, as well as the famous Robberg Peninsula that extends some 4km eastwards, providing a sensational natural buffer against the prevailing winds. With its exceptional climate, and beautiful views over the Indian Ocean, Plettenberg Bay is perfect for a relaxing holiday.

The Robberg Beach Lodge offers 29 rooms in four luxurious adjacent villas at Robberg Beach in Plettenberg Bay. Together, Beachy Head Villa, Robberg House, Cottage Pie and Cordovan Villa offer a boutique accommodation experience right at Robberg’s beautiful Blue Flag swimming beach. Just five minutes’ drive from the bustling restaurants, galleries, coffee shops and bars of Plett’s Main Street, The Robberg is a relaxed, private retreat. Enjoy 5-star accommodation, secure on-site parking, great facilities and warm hospitality in this family-owned lodge.

The Robberg Beach Lodge (Double)
Bed and Breakfast

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PLETTENBERG BAY / KICHAKA (SAFARI) – Two Nights ‘17:

The Eastern Cape is South Africa’s second largest province and although unjustifiably underrated as a game destination, it is malaria free and offers a wide variety of wildlife in both national (Addo National Park) and private game reserves.  The Eastern Cape is home to various nature reserves, marine reserves and game parks, where a wide variety of fauna and flora can be found. It is a malaria free area, making it the perfect safari destination, especially for first time safari visitors and families. The area supports prolific birdlife; and game includes, among many others, the Big 5 (elephant, lion, leopard, rhino and buffalo), and is a natural extension to the famous Garden Route.

Kichaka Game Lodge is situated in a 20 000-acre private game reserve and set between two streams in a lush bushveld valley in the Eastern Cape. The lodge’s large terraces offer uninterrupted views of the surrounding wilderness and the adjacent waterhole, popular with local wildlife.

The ten luxuriously appointed suites have been constructed in stone and thatch and blend seamlessly with the surrounding landscape. Each suite, named after the indigenous bush that surrounds it, is situated in a secluded setting and boasts its own private plunge pool.

Guests can enjoy laid-back game viewing while curling up with a book in the library overlooking the waterhole. The expertise of the field guides ensures excellent game viewing and for the more adventurous guest, the standard game drive can be transformed into a guided walk in the bushveld.

Kichaka Lodge (Suite)
Full Board

7

PORT ELIZABETH / JOHANNESBURG / LONDON – Overnight ‘17:

Return your hire car at Port Elizabeth Airport, prior to checking in for your flight to Johannesburg and overnight to the UK, arriving the following morning.


This itinerary is a suggestion only!

Please note that the above tour structure is a suggestion only, and can therefore be amended in any shape or form to meet your exact expectations. So, please contact one of our Consultants to discuss and to prepare your very own Escape to the Rainbow Nation!

Quartier
Garden Route
Cape Winelands
Game Reserve
Cape Town
Garden Route
On the Beach
The Constantia
The Robberg
Kichaka

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