High-end shopping, lounging by the pool, personal pampering, local entertainment, late-night evenings, party until dawn… Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch invites you to enjoy exactly that, this summer, in the Melrose Arch precinct, where you will have luxurious accommodation and continuous entertainment at your doorstep.  This affordable offer will allow you to spend more on yourself – which is well deserved, right? Have the best fun on your urban escape - in the most affordable and fun way possible!

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Advance Purchase: Be Your Edgy And Extraordinary Self

Book seven or more days ahead of your preferred stay dates and enjoy a 30% saving at a hotel that brings out the bold, the slick and the sexy.

Offer Details

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For More Information

For bookings and more information, visit their website here.

Tel: +27 11 218 4000

Email: [email protected]

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fireandice

Twitter: https://twitter.com/FireandIceMA

Instagram: https://instagram.com/phfireandicema/

Address: 22 Whiteley Street, Melrose Arch Precinct, Johannesburg

What Is It?

Get inspired and head to this awesome expo that showcases over 350 vendors who will give you the lowdown on everything you need to know on travel destinations, accommodation, outdoor products and accessories, camping equipment and so much more.
There will also be tons of entertainment to keep the whole family entertained, including kids activities, live music, beer tent, wine village and food stalls too.
So if you’ve looking to treat the family and need a little travel inspiration on planning your next holiday, be sure to join in.

Where Is It?

Ticketpro Dome, Corner of Northumberland Road & Olievenhout Avenue, North Riding, Johannesburg

When Is It?

Friday, 23 September 2016 – Sunday, 25 September 2016

How Much Is It?

Tickets are available at the gates or online.

For more information, click here.

At African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, they understand that time is precious, and will go out of their way to slow down time so you can really relax away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Nestled in the Magaliesburg, African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa is the perfect place for couples or families who are looking for a winter escape. Indulge in the luxury of time in the very place where humankind took the first steps, and embarked on a journey to where we are now in the all-encompassing surrounds of the Cradle of Humankind.

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The hotel has added a Kids Club facility, which offers a whole new way for families to enjoy time away together, while also giving grown-ups a chance to really enjoy their break. The Kids Club caters for all age groups from toddlers to teens over weekends, long weekends, and school holidays. A Kids Holiday programme is running from 24 June – 17 July 2016 during the school holidays. Click here to view the programme. Discover more reasons to enjoy the countryside with your family this winter.

Mount Grace Kids Club facility

The Mountain Bike Activity Centre is also a recent addition to the hotel. Known as The Cog & Sprocket, this facility is ideally located for both mountain bike and trail running enthusiasts. It offers access to single tracks (varying in distance from 1.29km – 12km), along with a number of other useful facilities including deli-style dining, showers, bike wash bays, and ample parking. Explore the countryside in 5-star style, complimentary for in-house GUESTS, and a nominal fee for day visitors. More reasons to escape to the outdoors in the country. Click here to find out more!

Time spent in the countryside would not be complete without the opportunity to relax, recharge, and rejuvenate at the award-winning Mount Grace Spa. Located at the top of Mount Grace, with beautiful views of the Magaliesburg, the spa offers the ideal environment to unwind and ease away the stress of everyday life. With 18 treatment rooms including nine couples rooms, and a variety of treatments and promotions on offer, look no further for a blissful pamper experience. End your treatment with the calming complimentary hydrotherapy journey, which includes time in a heated floatation pool, steam room, and reflexology walkway to name a few.

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Other activities on offer at the hotel include fly-fishing, birding and tennis. There are a variety of off-site activities to also enjoy whilst making the most of your time in the countryside. Click here to view the African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa activity guide.

The fine dining restaurant, Rambling Vine, offers diners an exceptional dining experience, complemented by an exclusive wine offering. Twist is the “fun” restaurant which brings the kitchen into the dining experience with a unique buffet-style offering. Relax after dinner at the fireplace with a hot beverage in hand to end off the evening experience.

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Leave your stress in the city this winter and indulge in the ultimate escape at African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa.

Exclusive Offers At African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa

Whether you’re looking to enjoy a winter escape, treat mom to some pampering, plan something special for dad this Father’s Day, or treat yourself to a spa escape to keep the cold at bay, African Pride Mount Grace County House & Spa has something just for you.

Country Retreat

The perfect couple’s escape this winter, from just R995 per person sharing per night. This offer includes breakfast at the renowned Twist Restaurant. Children under the age of 12 stay and enjoy breakfast for free when sharing a Luxury room with a pool. Pre-booking of dinner and spa treatments is essential. Valid for weekends until 31 August 2016. Minimum 2 night stay. Terms and Conditions apply.

Mother’s Month Spa Offer

Do something special for mom and treat her to some well-deserved pampering this May! May is Mother’s Month, and the Mount Grace Spa has a relaxing and rejuvenating Mother’s Month Spa offer from just R1095 per person, click here to find out more. This offer is valid from 01 – 31 May 2016, excluding all Saturdays in May, and cannot be used in conjunction with other promotional offers. Full pre-payment required. No cancellations accepted. Terms and Conditions apply.

Father’s Month Spa Offer

Planning on spoiling dad with a pamper session this Father’s Day? Then be sure to give him the gift of relaxation with Mount Grace Spa’s Father’s Month Spa offer from R1095 per person, click here for more information. This offer is valid from 01 – 30 June 2016, excluding all Saturdays in June, and cannot be used in conjunction with other promotional offers. Full pre-payment required. No cancellations accepted. Terms and Conditions apply.

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Exclusive Winter Spa Offer

Embrace the change of season with their Winter Delight offer from R1095 per person, click here for more information. This offer is valid Sunday from 14:00 to Friday, from 01 June – 31 August 2016. Not valid over public holidays. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with other spa promotional offers. Full pre-payment required and no cancellations will be accepted. Terms and conditions apply.

Christmas in July Spa Getaway

The perfect way to enjoy Christmas early this year, from R1640 per person sharing per night. Offer includes breakfast at the renowned Twist Restaurant, and a spa treatment valued at R690 per person. Pre-booking of dinner and spa treatments is essential. Valid Sunday to Thursday from 01 – 31 July 2016. No minimum night stay. Terms and Conditions apply.

Mini Yoga Retreat

Join African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa for a mini yoga retreat every second and last Sunday of the month until 30 September 2016. Click below to view the offers for:

Day Visitors
In-house GUESTS

Terms and conditions apply.

For More Information

Tel: 014 577 5600

Email: [email protected]

Web: www.marriott.com/african-pride-mount-grace-country-house-and-spa

Facebook: www.facebook.com/africanpridehotels

Twitter: www.twitter.com/APHotels #MountGrace

Protea Hotel Ranch Resort & Lion Park

Enjoy a relaxing getaway out in the bush at the Protea Hotel Ranch Resort & Lion Park! Not only will it get you away from the busy city, but it also offers families a space to spend quality time together and have fun! Families can take a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and walk with lions, go on game drives and horseback safaris, enjoy lazy afternoons at the pool, or let the kids have a blast in the play area. There is something for everyone!

Find more information here.

Protea Hotel Ranch Resort & Lion Park

African Pride Irene Country Lodge

If you’re looking to not travel too far from the city, then why not plan a getaway at African Pride Irene Country Lodge in Centurion, Pretoria? The hotel offers an amazing family accommodation package that will ensure that the little ones enjoy their stay just as much as mom and dad! Kids will be spoilt with a number of activities at the Kids Corner and treated with in-room movies (with two-hours of complimentary child-minding) while parents take some time off to relax. Also, treat the kids with a visit to the Irene Dairy Farm where they can watch the resident cows get milked daily.

Find more information here.

African Pride Irene Country Lodge

African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa

Treat your family to a country escape at African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa in Magaliesburg. There are a number of activities available for both young and old, from hiking trails and their mountain biking activity centre, to fly fishing and birding. And, to keep the little ones entertained, they can spend their days at the Kids Club where they will be kept busy with a number of activities. Plus, during the school holidays, the club offers a Holiday Activity program for the kids.

Find more information here.

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Thaba Eco Hotel

No need to leave the city to find the perfect family getaway. Thaba Eco Hotel is just the place if you are looking for the best of both worlds. Families can enjoy the still and quiet of the South African Highveld or head to the bustling city for some entertainment. The hotel offers their little guests fun and excitement at the Eco Kids Club, which has fully supervised school holiday programs, term-time nature walks, as well as horse riding, kids' survival days, and outdoor activities.

Find more information here.

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Emerald Resort and Casino

Emerald Resort & Casino is definitely a destination that is perfect for the whole family! Parents can take advantage of all the facilities that this venue has to offer, while the kids are kept busy with stimulating and safe activities at the KidZone! You can also have fun as a family at the other various experiences and activities that Emerald has to offer, including ten-pin bowling, Adventure Golf, Animal world, and wall climbing!

Find more information here. 

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Sparkling Waters Hotel & Spa

If you were planning on leaving the city completely in order to take a holiday where you will get lost in the great outdoors, then Sparkling Waters Hotel & Spa is just the place. Situated in the North-West province, families can enjoy the stunning views and take part in a number of interesting outdoor activities. Be adventurous and go on the Magaliesburg Canopy tour, try your hand at catapult target shooting, play a few rounds of mini golf or even just head to the Games Room for a little bit of family competition.

Find more information here.

Sparkling Waters Hotel & Spa

This year, planning something special for your Valentine will be a breeze, as you're sure to have a Perfect Date at Emperors Palace. They have plenty on offer to treat, wine, dine and entertain your sweetheart on the most romantic day of the year.

Plan A Romantic Evening For Two!

Lovebirds can spend the night and enjoy a stay in three-, four- or five-star luxury with rose petal turndowns, a bottle of sparkling wine, romantic dinners for two, and breakfast the next morning. Or, if you just want to treat your Valentine to dinner, why not book your table at the newly-styled Aurelia’s Restaurant, or enjoy a scrumptious buffet at Rosetta’s Bistro| Restaurant | Kitchen? Bookings are essential, so make sure you call and make your reservation ASAP.


Make Emperors Palace your Valentine’s weekend destination!

For More Information

For more information about Emperors Palace, bookings, and upcoming shows, visit www.emperorspalace.com. Also, check them out on Facebook and Twitter.

For Valentine's Day bookings, call Dreams on (011) 217 5555. 

You’re in the country and it’s time to unwind with a romantic summer countryside getaway. African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa is proud to have recently joined the distinctive and extraordinary Autograph Collection by Marriott brand. It’s all about ultimate relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of the city and creating memories with loved ones in the all-encompassing surroundings of the Cradle of Humankind, whilst taking in the hues and soft lavender fragrances scattered throughout the property.

Nestled in a charming country setting amongst the Magaliesburg Mountains, merely an hour’s drive from Johannesburg or Pretoria, the African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, Autograph Collection is an oasis of tranquillity to recharge in body, mind and spirit, the perfect destination for couples or families looking for a city escape this summer.

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Delight Your Palate

There are many dining options on-site to choose from to suit every occasion and mood. Have something to celebrate? Enjoy a romantic picnic supplied by the venue on the beautiful lawns at the spa while taking in the scenic views of the Magaliesberg. A wide selection of seasonal fruit, sandwiches, charcuterie, pâtés and desserts are available. For bookings, contact Reservations on [email protected] or call 014 577 5600 at least two hours prior.

The à la carte restaurant, Rambling Vine, offers diners an exceptional experience, complemented by exclusive wines. This is the perfect venue to enjoy a romantic meal. They also host food and wine pairing dinners once a month featuring a different winemaker each time. For more information and bookings, contact Reservations on [email protected] or call 014 577 5600. Please note the restaurant is not suitable for children under the age of 16.

The Twist Restaurant specialises in creating delicious dishes with the finest local and organic ingredients and dining is buffet-style. The restaurant also hosts a weekly Sunday lunch that can be enjoyed while taking in the country scenery. Contact Reservations for bookings.

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For The Children

The hotel offers a Kids Club facility which gives parents a chance to enjoy time together while their children are looked after and entertained. The Kids Club caters for all age groups from toddlers to teens, keeping them occupied over weekends, long weekends and school holidays. A Kids Holiday Programme runs during the summer school holidays.

For active guests, the Mountain Bike Activity Centre, The Cog & Sprocket, caters for both mountain bike and trail-running enthusiasts. It offers access to single tracks (varying in distance from 1.29km – 12km) along with a number of other facilities including deli-style dining, showers, bike wash bays and ample parking. More reasons to escape to the countryside.

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Time To Relax & Unwind

Time spent in the countryside would not be complete without the opportunity to relax, recharge and rejuvenate at the award-winning Mount Grace Spa. Located at the top of the property with beautiful views, it has 18 treatment rooms, nine of which are for couples. The spa offers a variety of treatments and promotions designed to give you a blissful pampering.

End your treatment with a complimentary hydrotherapy journey, which includes time in the steam room and on the reflexology walkway. For in-house guests, there is a spa entrance fee of R250 for the use of these facilities, should no treatments be booked (excluding the floatation pool). A R350 spa entrance fee applies for day visitors for the use of the spa facilities (excluding the floatation pool).

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Out & About

Outdoor activities include birding and tennis and there’s a useful activity guide that provides on-property information, including the bird species you can spot during your stay. There’s also information about exciting things to do in the area.

Escape the city this summer for a Magaliesburg countryside getaway

Exclusive Offers

Country Weekend Getaway

Spoil yourself with a luxury break this summer, whether for a romantic weekend, to celebrate a special occasion or simply to relax in the lap of luxury. This offer includes:

This offer is valid Friday to Monday from 03 September 2018 - 31 March 2019 and excludes 23 December 2018 - 01 January 2019. It's available seven days a week between 20 – 25 March 2019. Minimum two-night stay, terms and conditions apply.

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Summer Campaign

Summer is in the air and it’s the perfect time to book your holiday, whether for a romantic break or a fun-filled family getaway. Enjoy a 15% discount off their Best Available Rate when booking 30 days in advance.

This offer is valid seven days a week from 07 December 2018 – 20 January 2019. Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.

Contact Reservations for additional offers not listed here.

Summer Spa Experience

Create your own countryside Summer Spa Experience by selecting FOUR treatments from the following list to make up your own pamper session. The cost is R1 200 per person for two hours.

This offer is valid Monday to Friday from 01 December - 14 December 2018 and 10 January - 28 February 2019. Not valid over public holidays. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with other promotional offers. Full pre-payment required. No cancellations accepted. Terms and conditions apply. Valid Sunday 14:00 to Friday 14:00 only. Strictly no children under the age of 16 allowed at the spa.

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Enjoy complimentary use of the spa’s hydrotherapy journey which includes the use of the steam room, Jacuzzi, rock pool and reflexology walkway. Contact the spa team about other offers or view them online at www.marriott.com/jnbmm.

For More Information

For more information about African Pride Mount Grace Country House & Spa, Autograph Collection, visit www.marriott.com/jnbmm.

You can also contact them on 014 577 5600 or [email protected].

Don't forget to follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

For a getaway like no other, be sure to visit Sun City Resort for a fun-filled, exciting and thrilling escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Situated in the North West Province, Sun City Resort offers visitors an entertaining destination that's not too close or too far from home. Home to the Valley of Waves, laying along the border of the Pilanesberg National Park, Sun City Resort is only a two-hour drive from Johannesburg. Offering everything from surf and safari, plenty of family entertainment and romantic rendezvous to exciting adventures, the ultimate pamper sessions and luxurious accommodation, Sun City Resort is an absolute must-visit for all ages!

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Casa Bella

Indulge in fresh, authentic and delicious Italian cuisine at Casa Bella at Sun City Resort. Here, guests can enjoy their choice of woodfired pizzas, hearty pastas and delicious grills from their menu. There's also a wide selection of gin creations, cocktails, wines, brandies, whiskies, cognacs and more to choose from to compliment your meal. There's also specialty coffees and Don Pedros as an after dinner treat.

Visit Casa Bella.

The Grill Room

The Grill Room is The Palace at Sun City Resort's signature steakhouse, offering guests an exclusive and intimate dining experience like no other. Enjoy your choice from their menu, boasting expertly selected cuisine as well as one of the most notable wine lists in the country. This makes an ideal venue for business meetings and small celebrations for those special occasions.

Visit The Grill Room.

Lily Asian Kitchen

Craving some delectable Thai and Chinese cuisine that's sure to delight the palate? then why not visit Lily Asian Kitchen and see what they have to offer? Here, guests will experience a taste sensation that'll most certainly bring them back for more. This is the ideal spot if you're looking to treat the family to a lovely meal after a long day filled with fun and excitement at Sun City Resort.

Visit Lily Asian Restaurant. 

View more Sun City Resort restaurants here.

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In the mood for a little bit of retail therapy? Not a problem! Sun City Resort offers guests a large selection of stores to visit within the property. Take a stroll through the resort and take a look at the wide selection of items available for purchase including fashion, sweet treats and snacks, accessories, all of your necessities, unique gifts and momentos, and so much more.

View shopping destinations at Sun City Resort. 

Hotels & Accommodation

The Palace

The sophisticated, five-star hotel, The Palace, offers its guests only the best in redefined African luxury and elegance. Choose from 336 exquisitely decorated rooms and suites, complete with access to two outdoor swimming pools, a private walkway to the Valley of Waves, tropical gardens and water features, free Wi-Fi, as well as a range of safari experiences and activities available in and around the resort.

Visit The Palace.

The Cabanas

Situated at the Sun City Waterworld Lake, the newly refurbished three-star Cabanas Hotel offers guests a chic and vibrant island setting, perfect for a relaxing and indulgent getaway. Choose from 24 standard lake-facing rooms, 120 standard twin rooms, 32 family lake-facing rooms, 201 family standard rooms and 3 accessible rooms. And best of all, the Sun City Casino is just a mere 5-minute walk away from the hotel.

Visit the Cabanas Hotel.

The Bush Bungalows

For an affordable getaway that offers everything from entertainment, privacy and relaxation, then be sure to book your stay at one of the Bush Bungalows at Sun City Resort. There are 14 bungalows to choose from: 1 main bungalow, 4 twin bungalows, 8 king bungalows and 1 accessible bungalow. Guests will enjoy the African setting of the Bush Bungalows, designed for the best family-friendly holiday experience in Rustenburg. The bungalows are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as access to all of the Cabanas amenities and the iconic Valley of Waves.

Visit the Bush Bungalows.

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Experience and enjoy the famous glitz and glamour of the Sun City Casino! The casino offers guests with the latest in gaming technology and popular games that's sure to thrill both experienced and first-time gamers. Take your pick from the hundreds of exciting slot machines and over 40 popular table games to see if Lady Luck is on your side. You never know, you could be walking home with a little more in your pocket. And if you’re a Sun MVG cardholders, you will enjoy more benefits including exclusive access to the Salon Privé and VIP gaming. Click here to see this month's promotions at Sun City Casino.

Visit Sun City Casino.

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Family Entertainment

Valley of The Waves

Enjoy a day relaxing on palm-fringed beach lapped by crystalline waters at the Valley of the Waves. The legendary Roaring Lagoon at the Valley of Waves is the main attraction at the Sun City’s famous water park. Every 90 seconds, bender waves rise two metres in the air. Catch a few rays beneath a wind-swept palm, slide into more thrills, and stroll over to the beach bar for a couple island cocktails and snacks. There’s something for everyone at the Valley of Waves. There's a designated children’s area to keep the little ones entertained while the grownups take their pick of the thrilling rides.

Visit the Valley of the Waves. 

The Maze of The Lost City

The Maze of the Lost City is the largest permanent maze in the southern hemisphere. Made out of artificial stone and wood, this exciting maze is fun for families to explore, and make the ideal teambuilding and corporate function. The maze covers a half an acre, offering some of the most spectacular views of the resort as well as access to the unique Sun City maze bar once you have gotten through the maze.

Visit the Maze of The Lost World.

Kamp Kwena Sun City

If you have planned a family getaway and need something to keep the kids entertained, then Kamp Kwena is just the thing. Kamp Kwena offers young visitors lots of indoor and outdoor activities, educational programmes and supervised childcare, ensuring that your little ones have just as much fun as you do during your relaxing holiday. Located at the Cabanas, Kamp Kwena offers unlimited fun.

Visit Kamp Kwena Sun City.

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Valley of the Waves at Sun City Resort

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Looking to enjoy one of the latest blockbusters with your loved ones? Sun Movies at Sun City brings the hottest Hollywood movies to the big screen. Pay them a visit and see what's showing at the cinema, there's sure to be something no matter what your in the mood for, be it a fun animation for the kids, an action-packed adventure or something to make you laugh until your sides hurt. Click here to see what's on dhow at Sun Movies.

View Sun City Movies here.

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Conference Venues

When it comes to hosting a spectacular events, training sessions and workshops, a productive business meeting or even the wedding of your dreams, Sun City Resort is sure to have the space for you! Browse their selection of intimate conference rooms, outdoor venues, safari-inspired spaces and more. Be sure to take a look at their conferencing packages to see what they can offer you and your guests.

View Sun City Resort conferencing offers here.

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Contact Details

Website: www.suninternational.com/sun-city

Tel: 014 557 1000

Email: [email protected]


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