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Madiba's Dessert

Trifle with a twist? For those of you who have dined at The Michelangelo you are probably well acquainted with the jaw-dropping crème brûlée served in a literal puff of smoke. To continue to honour th...

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Mich Hotel Year-End

As we race towards the end of the year, it’s time to consider what needs to be planned for the perfect year end function. There is still time to put together the ideal mix of food, fun and camaraderie...

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Coventry at Kingdom

The Kingdom at Victoria Falls was proud to host renowned athlete and world record holder Kirsty Coventry on her recent trip to Zimbabwe. Not only is she a twice crowned Olympic champion, and winner of...

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Labadi Awarded

Last Friday’s GEM (Guest Experience Masters) Awards saw Labadi Beach Hotel emerge as the best hotel. The Awards recognises and celebrates individuals and establishments who contribute to the developme...

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Troutbeck Greenhouse

The Troutbeck Resort's four hundred square meter greenhouse is an exciting new venture made chiefly of transparent 200 micron plastic material in which tomato plants are grown. The idea behind the g...

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Choose Africa

What is it that makes Africa so special? There is no question that visitors are captivated by the continent’s wildlife, magnificent landscape and the promise of wild adventure. It is no small wonder t...

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Dark of night

What happens in the bush after dark? Our Senior Guide at Kwa Maritane Francois Mare went out in search of what happens when the sun goes down. Sunset over the mountains of the Pilanesberg is mesmerisi...

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Jasmin's Hunt

The conservation team at Kuzuko Lodge, managed by Legacy Hotels and Resorts, are happy to report that the captive bred cheetah named Jasmin, which was donated to Kuzuko by ...

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Mich Hotel's 5 Stars

We are proud to announce that The Michelangelo Hotel has retained its 5-star grading. The grading system is independently assessed by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa, which looks at everyt...

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Kuzuko pride grows

Conservation in action as orphaned lionesses raised completely in the wild now both have cubs. The Sylvester pride doubles with birth of two more cubs, bringing total to eight lions at Kuzuko. There h...

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Pack for a purpose

Kwa Maritane is actively involved in the Pack for a Purpose campaign which is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization. Many donations are made to the lodge throughout the year from guests, which are...

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Culinary Olympics

Trevor Boyd, Executive Chef at The Michelangelo Hotel, has been appointed as the Manager of the Culinary Team South Africa for the 2020 Culinary Olympics. "It was a proud moment for me to be nam...

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Unused ears

Jeandré Nothnagel, our Head Ranger at Kuzuko Lodge explores our often overlooked feathery friends. Owls are feared by some, but admired by most. In the avian world, these birds are the apex predators ...

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Night-time surprise

What happens in the bush after dark? Our Head Field Guide Jared Reid went out in search of what happens when the sun goes down....

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Cheetah Release

A win for conservation: Captive-born cheetah released into the protected wild Paarl, Western Cape, September 2018: Ashia Cheetah Conservation, a registered non-profit company, has accomplished the fir...

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Nighttime drives

What happens in the bush after dark? Shawn Catterall our General Manager at Tshukudu Lodge went out in search of what happens when the sun goes down. Once the sun goes down, the bush becomes a differe...

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Impala rut

Shawn Catterall is our General Manager at Tshukudu Lodge. Not only does she take incredible images but has some wonderful stories to tell. Read on and be transported to the bushveld. At the end of sum...

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A sight to remember

Shawn Catterall is our General Manager at Tshukudu Lodge. Not only does she take incredible images but has some wonderful stories to tell. Read on and be transported to the bushveld. On our way back t...

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Amazing surprise

And then I saw it, just a tail, a white tipped tail. I couldn’t believe it! I was so excited I couldn’t speak, I just pointed excitedly. The guests' heads jerked to the right and then there was mayhem...

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Mich Gourmet Dinners

Good food, good wine and great company — a tried and trusted recipe for the perfect night out....

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Miss Namibia 2018

The Windhoek Country Club Resort formed the perfect backdrop for the glamour filled night of the 38th annual Miss Namibia pageant. From the 12 gorgeous contestants, Selma Kamanya emerged as a favourit...

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DAVINCI Wins Award

The DAVINCI Hotel and Suites, one of Sandton’s premier lifestyle destinations, and part of Legacy Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce that it has been commended for its efforts in maintaining a ...

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Take pride

This years SA Bike Festival was a huge success gathering a variety of crowds from bike enthusiasts to avid collectors. Festival goers reveled in viewing and testing some of the biggest bike names in t...

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Dinner and a show

If you want to add a little spice to your Friday night, join us in Maximillien Restaurant for dinner with a difference, and on the first Friday of every month to see the Lovely Michelle Oppensure....

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The PortsWood Hotel

The PortsWood hotel is seen as a piece of Cape Town’s history. The restaurant and lobby are built around the original well and holding cells for prisoners en route to Robben Island 300 years ago. Toda...

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Troutbeck Resort

Trout are members of the Salmon family and can grow relatively large. The biggest rainbow trout ever caught was in Canada in the year 2009. The fish weighed 48 pounds, an average mature trout is aroun...

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Hotel Le Cristal

With an impressive 11.25% of the country proclaimed as national parkland, Gabon offers a spectacular array of wildlife in its dense rainforests and open savannah to capture nature enthusiasts. In addi...

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Kuzuko Lodge

The Addo Elephant National Park lies hidden within the cavernous bushveld of the Eastern Cape. Enjoy the howls of the black-backed jackal from the comfort of your luxury chalet in the evening, while t...

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Holiday Awards

Elephant Point Resort and Kruger Park Lodge have both recently won awards through online travel agents. Elephant Point has been awarded a 2017 Guest Review Award from Booking.com, while Kruger Park Lo...

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Wildlife At Hwange

Hwange is all about wildlife, so game drives with expert guides are the order of the day at Hwange Safari Lodge. These can be enjoyed at night or during the daytime, but always in the care of expert g...

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No Better Place

The Centurion Hotel is one of Africa’s business hubs. Enjoy some of life’s little pleasures at this charming Pretoria hotel. Due to its excellent location, tranquil setting, and commitment to personal...

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New Year, New Us

Wishing You a Great Year Happy New Year, we know it's going to rock! As the years come and go, so do the resolutions. Get fit, get healthy, lose weight, quit smoking. They may not all work out, but yo...

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Elephant Point

Elephant Point is an exclusive estate that borders the Kruger National Park. You can enjoy the Big 5 and an exclusive bush experience that very few people will ever experience. Elephant Point i...

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Welcome to 2019!

New year, new us! We're kicking off 2018 with a brand new look. Take some time to explore our new website - we think you'll like it!...