The Bright Resort is just four hours from Melbourne in the magnificent Victorian High Country. Set on five acres of semi-rural bushland in the shadow of the Australian Alps, this premium Victorian accommodation is deservedly famous for its breathtaking scenery and wealth of year-round activities. <br /><br />Enjoy your stay 1 of 34 two-bedroomed single-story units, as well as a host of onsite amenities and activities including 4WD tours. Have a dip in the outdoor pool (heated dome in use during the winter months), or if the temperature falls, sink into the warm indoor spa or have a rejuvenating sauna. <br /><br />Kids, and those young at heart, will love the miniature train, mini golf, lawn bowls, games room, tennis courts, volley ball, basketball and children's' playground. (Parents will love the peace of the adults-only lounge.) Last, but not least, is the hearty Holiday Concepts Pancake Breakfast. <br /><br />This truly is a destination for all seasons. Spring blossoms into a bouquet of colour as proud locals throw open their garden gates. Summer invites you to catch fresh trout and picnic in the shade beside a mountain stream, or go river rafting. Autumn arrives in a blaze of colour and the dawns become crisp. It's time to cosy-up inside and get ready for the first powder snow of winter. Mt. Buffalo, Falls Creek and Mt. Hotham are a leisurely daytrip away. Local walks, golf, canoeing, gold panning, horse riding, skiing and fishing are just some of the activities available nearby.
Kyneton Bushland Resort is set in virgin Australian bush, less than one-hour's leisurely drive from Melbourne. The resort is surrounded by the beautiful local wildlife, including kangaroos, possums, wallabies and echidna's, along with a veritable array of different bird species. <br /><br />Kyneton Bushland Resort delivers quality holiday accommodation in fully self-contained villas spread out across fifty-five hectares. There are also seven modern apartments overlooking our two-hectare lake. (Guests can upgrade for a fee, payable direct to the resort after confirming an exchange). The villas are totally separate, ensuring seclusion, serenity and privacy for everyone. You'll find all the comforts of home in both styles of accommodation, including two TVs, a DVD player, convection microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, air-conditioning, heating and a telephone. <br /><br />On-site amenities include sociable barbeque areas, canoes and fishing on the lake, heated pool, spa and sauna, two tennis courts, a squash court, adult lounge and games room. Burn off some extra energy in the outdoor gym or watch the children enjoy their time in the well-equipped playground. Being our guest entitles you to generously discounted green fees at the nearby Kyneton Golf Club and Trentham Golf Club. You'll also be able to choose from a full program of fun, resort run activities to suit the whole family. The township of Kyneton, with a population of approximately 8,000, is a five-minute drive from the Resort. Also just short drive away are the famous Hanging Rock and the Hepburn Mineral Spas. <br /><br />Kyneton is your perfect base from which to explore the myriad of beautiful attractions in Country Victoria.
Wake up to the peace and tranquillity of the Australian bush. Cedar Lake Country Resort sits amidst the gently rolling hills of the Hinterland, but it is still just a short drive away from the adrenaline rush of the Gold Coast's major attractions. It's easy to get to everything - Surfers Paradise, Jupiter's Casino, Dreamworld and Movie World theme parks are approximately 30 minutes' drive from the resort. It's the ideal Gold Coast Hinterland escape! <br /><br />The resort offers comfortable, spacious fully self-contained two bedroom apartments, surrounded by 89 acres of beautiful bushland and its own lake. There is simply so much to do; swimming to playing tennis, mini golf or paddling for glory in one of the canoes. One day you're relaxing by the pool with a good book or enjoying a peaceful BBQ and the next you're running across warm sand on a sun-kissed beach. Bliss! <br /> <br />There are plenty of great bushwalks around too, providing the perfect opportunity to reacquaint oneself with Australia's unique native wildlife. After all that tramping around you can relax in one of the resort's spa pools, savouring the thought of a trip to the Mt Nathan Winery and tasting wine straight from the barrel, or tackling the dizzying heights of a theme park ride.<br /> <br /> That's the joy of the Cedar Lake Country Resort - it's like two holidays in one!
Wake up to the wild sounds and rich smells of the South African bushveld, where bleached blonde grasses and gnarled trees intermingle with rocky red formations and a multitude of wildlife. Welcome to the glorious Dikhololo Resort.<br /><br />Stone and thatch-roofed chalets, with large spacious rooms and every modern convenience, look out into magnificent territory, providing a rustic base for a plethora of unforgettable eco-experiences. Cool off in the outdoor swimming pool, try out the in-house supertube or take a leisurely swim in the heated indoor pool. <br /><br />Children have been well catered for, with various grassy play areas and jungle gyms, an entertainment area and exciting holiday programmes. Feeling energetic? Team up on one of the tennis or squash courts. Or get families together for volleyball, mini-golf or table-tennis competitions. <br /><br />Be sure not to miss the delicious traditional dishes at the Hololo Terrace restaurant - from a hearty farmers' breakfast to evening spit braais. There's even a liquor store, offering wine, malt and spirits (closed on public holidays). Witness nature co-existing in perfect harmony. Wonder at the glorious multi-coloured sunsets and sunrises. Enjoy close-up experiences with Giraffe, Eland, Wildebeest, Kudu, Impala and Zebra and join skilled guides on a game drive through 450 hectares of open ranges. Sheer magic in the bushveld is just waiting to be experienced.<br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
The luxurious Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge is set in a 2,400 hectares game reserve, rich with fauna, flora and African wildlife. Located above the picturesque town of Pilgrims Rest, it's close to all of the amazing natural attractions of the Eastern highlands and the world-famous Kruger National Park, home to the Big Five. <br /><br />The well-appointed and comfortable rooms make the most of the sweeping views and the many activities that centre on the great outdoors. <br /><br />The resort boasts four well-established and scenic walking trails. Enjoy a game drive in the resort's open vehicles with an experienced game ranger. Kids are catered for with a special playground, games room with pool tables, 2 outside chess sets, 2 heated outside swimming pools and 3 swimming pools (not heated), table tennis and a wide range of board games. Particular attention has been made to ensure this is a family-friendly resort, complete with putt-putt course, trampolines and tennis courts. Enjoy the beautiful natural gardens surrounded by cliffs and forest-filled gorges, sweeping views, murmuring streams and cool natural pools.<br /><br />In one of the most beautiful areas in the world, this resort is truly a window to heaven. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations. A million years in the making, Sobhengu Lodge is a nature lover's treasure-trove and offers the rare opportunity to luxuriate amidst a spectacular mosaic of landforms, ranging from savannah through to wetland and ocean. Millions of years of gentle abrasion by wind and water has painstakingly moulded a unique landscape, which harbours the most sensitive and diverse flora and fauna within its myriad of ecosystems. Perched on the peninsula of Lake St Lucia, the Lodge offers guests a chance to immerse themselves in the peace and tranquillity of its unique, exquisitely appointed self-catering chalets. In fact, it is so remote, it can only be accessed by 4WD or boat. Built above a sand forest, the chalets are hidden amongst the trees and connected by raised wooden walkways. Tarzan, eat your heart out! Talking of eating, the resort's restaurant offers a menu as superb as the views from your table. Relax by the pool with a delicious sundowner and marvel at the exhilarating views of the lake o,r for the more adventurous, hiking and quad-bike trails provide the opportunity to discover the remains of fossilised flora and fauna dating back six million years. The unspoilt wilderness area of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park is the very heart of South Africa's premier big game, scuba diving and fishing destination. Surrounded by water on three sides, there are excellent lake and salt-water fly fishing opportunities. Sobhengu Lodge may be far from the madding crowd. But it's very close to perfection.
Imagine lazing away your days in a bushveld setting with gentle strolls, family fun and maybe a picnic followed by a dreamy snooze in a wonderfully tranquil resort. With sprawling green lawns and magnificent shade trees, Manzi Monate is everything a break-away resort should be.<br /><br />The face-brick rooms overlook landscaped gardens and the well-equipped chalets offer elegant décor and every amenity to make your holiday truly comfortable. Enjoy a private barbeque, catch up on satellite TV and, if you feel like eating in, rooms include microwave, fridge and stove.<br /><br />Spend time next to the stunning free-form swimming pool. For a more unique experience, challenge yourself on the gladiator's course. Play tennis, take a bike ride, or get the whole family together for a round of mini golf or volleyball. A fishing haven, enthusiasts can take advantage of the abundant freshwater species in the well-stocked Roodeplaat Dam only 200m next to Manzi Monate. The giant chess set proves lots of fun, as do the trampolines. Kids enjoy congregating at the playground or in the games room, giving parents a well-deserved time out to appreciate the peaceful environment. Round the corner from the resort are the Botanical Gardens, a game park, Pretoria Zoo and the Sammy Marks Museum. If you want a taste of city life or to sample interesting cuisine and indulge in mall trawling, Johannesburg is an hour away and Pretoria just 25 km. <br /><br />All in all, Manzi Monate Resort is ideally placed to ensure a vacation everyone will talk about for years. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
Just 25km out of Pretoria, nestled amid quintessential bushveld and surrounded by more wildlife than you can shake an asegei at, the resplendent Monateng Safari Lodge sprawls easily into the environment, creating a sense of peace and tranquility. <br /><br />The Lodge's stunning self-catering chalets are stylishly finished and feature huge windows that offer fantastic views. Enjoy sitting on your private patio sipping your morning coffee - you never know, maybe a giraffe might stroll past!<br /><br />The resort offers plenty to do, from an invigorating dip in the outside pool, a game of mini golf to a game of volleyball, followed by a slide down the super tube (Open during weekends and school holidays at an additional fee). You can also take advantage of your superb location to go on one of the resort's thrilling game drives. Away from the resort, why not pay a visit to the Mahala View Lion Camp? See the mighty 'King of the Jungle' from a different perspective, up close and personal. It's unforgettable! Later, as the fiery sun gently sets below the trees, you can enjoy a lazy sundowner in the rustic bar, and maybe grab some food to go from the take away restaurant. It's the perfect opportunity to plan tomorrow's adventures - a visit to historical Dinokeng or a little 'me time' in the day spa? It's your holiday. It's your choice. <br /><br />Monateng Safari Lodge - it's where the ultimate African adventure holiday comes to you. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
As the name implies, Go Wild Family Beach Resort is a destination for those with taste for real adventure. In the province of Gaza in Mozambique, it lies at the southern part of one of Africa's longest and most unspoilt stretches of pristine coastline, which stretches from Ponta do Ouro, bordering South Africa, all the way to Cape Delgado on the edge of Tanzania. <br /><br />Here, in one of East Africa's most spectacular maritime regions, you will be delighted to find comfortable, air-conditioned self-catering units fully fitted with modern conveniences like DSTV, microwaves and laundry facilities, not to mention your own private splash pool, outdoor showers and undercover braai/barbecue areas - all enhanced by breathtaking sea views, often with whales included! <br /><br />The bay's colossal coral reef, about 200 meters off shore, provides perfect protection from big surf and high tides and creates a natural, warm lagoon perfect for swimming and snorkelling. There are a number of fresh water lakes within half an hour's drive of the resort where kayaking, paddle skiing and windsurfing can be enjoyed. Wenela Tidal Pool, just two kilometres south, is a unique natural treasure, with a one-of-a-kind tunnel and blowhole linking the pool to the ocean. When it comes to exciting activities you'll be spoiled with so many choices. Take your pick from whale watching boat trips, surfing, water skiing, jet skiing, snorkeling, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing, quad biking and 4 x 4 adventures. Go Wild Family Beach Resort. Where the welcome is as warm as the climate. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
Taupo Ika Nui is in the heart of The North Island's spectacular central volcanic plateau, fantastically positioned on the shores of Lake Taupo, New Zealand's largest lake. A breathtaking backdrop is provided by the mountain ranges of Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe and Kaimanawa and most units have a private deck making the most of the spectacular views of Lake Taupo and the mountains. The resort has a wide range of excellent amenities, including a BBQ area, a comfortable guest lounge, a heated pool plus spa area, and a fully kitted-out games room. In short, there's heaps of fun to be had at the resort all year round. It's a five-minute walk from Taupo town centre, where you'll find a vibrant community buzzing with cafés, great restaurants and fabulous nightlife, as well as pubs and lounge bars. With so much to do, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts will keep the North Island's favourite holiday playground humming through all the seasons. Catch the breeze and sail the waters of the Lake. If you like water skiing, you're going to love Taupo Ika Nui. Take a leisurely dip in the pool, try your hand at canoeing or brave the white water on a raft. There are excellent golf facilities near the Resort and you won't find a more beautiful place to perfect your swing. In winter the ski fields are just an hour and a half away. Mountaineering, snow skiing and horseback riding round out the regions full spectrum of opportunities to pursue your style of fun and adventure.
Mabalingwe Nature Reserve has been described as one of the perfect year 'round bush holiday experiences. This 9000 hectare nature reserve in the Bela -Bela district boasts beautiful dams nestled between the rolling hills, prolific bird life and 36 species of wild life. Oh, the many wonders that await you! <br /><br />There are four unique camps located throughout the nature reserve. Ingwe camp is situated on top of a craggy rock outcrop, overlooking the Waterberg Valley. Kwalata Camp is situated in the picturesque mountains and the units all have outstanding views of the bush. Phiri camp has a relaxing atmosphere and breathtaking views. Kubu Camp has a spectacular view of the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. Visitors can expect to spot animals grazing near the chalets. <br /><br />In addition to the awesome surroundings and gold crown accommodation, you can choose from a host of activities including game drives, horseback rides, bird drives, a heated pool, cold swimming pools, tennis, squash, mini golf, Kalahari bush pub or a sublime meal at the restaurant or bar. Reception is situated about 7km from the main entrance and is open between 7am and 10pm to assist with any queries. The wildlife centre is based up at reception for all wildlife bookings and is open between 8am and 5pm. There is also a 24hr "Control Centre" should there be any after-hour queries that might arise. <br /><br />The Mabalingwe Team looks forward to welcoming you to this amazing reserve and they will do their very best to make this an unforgettable bush experience. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
Approximately 450 km north of Maputo, Mozambique, lies the fertile Inhambane Province. Here, amid the beauty, contrasts and tranquillity of Morrumbene, you'll encounter a beautiful beach resort certain to capture your heart. <br /><br />Quaint chalets, cooled by the sea breezes, lie just 300m off a totally unspoiled beach. You'll be world's away from your everyday worries, but everyday comforts will remain close at hand. Bathrooms with tiled showers and gas geysers, lounge/dining rooms and kitchens equipped with gas stoves and ovens, fridges and freezers provide everything you need to be as independent as you choose to be. <br /><br />Stroll across the sands of the resort's beautiful beach to grab an ice-cold local beer from the licensed bar on the sand's edge, or just lay back and revel in the peace and tranquility that comes with being just about as far from the hustle and bustle as you can possibly be. Swim, snorkel, surf-fish, or treasure hunt for shells. Keep an eye out for the fabulous fresh seafood, calamari, prawns and crayfish from the locals. Arrange a deep-sea fishing charter. Experience the colourful local culture by visiting the markets of Morrumbene or Massinga. Bring your jet ski, kite surfer, paddleski or kayak. Check out one of the last populations of dugong in Mozambique. <br /><br />The Morrumbene Beach Resort promises a carefree holiday experience that the family will never forget. Don't be surprised if it draws you back year after year. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.
Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations. Kloppenheim Country Estate is the ideal country retreat for business and leisure in the heart of the Highlands Meander, near Machadodorp and Dullstroom, and just two hours from OR Tambo International Airport. There are ten elegant two-bedroom self-contained lodges. Each beautifully appointed room has a magnificent view of the rolling hills. The self-contained lodges each sleep four people. Each unit has two bedrooms, one of which is en-suite. The second bathroom has a shower, toilet and vanity. For the extra people, the unit has two sleeper couches. The kitchen is open plan, looking onto a dining area and lounge. Each cottage has a spectacular view overlooking the Highlands Meander. There are three stylish conference rooms, a large theatre for events, a dining room, private dining room, breakfast terrace, colonial-style lounge, library, pub and restaurant, and a wellness centre. The energetic can enjoy six trout dams, hiking trails, archery and swimming. The Highlands of Mpulmalanga are a playground for nature and adventure lovers. Dubbed a "Trout Mecca," the highlands are overflowing with pristine rivers that lure fly fishermen in from all over the world. Other adventure activities include hiking, paragliding and exciting canopy tours. Kloppenheim will spoil you with culinary delights from sumptuous breakfasts served in the enclosed terrace to four-course dinners served in The Three Twigs, 60 seater dining room - or private function room for something more intimate. Light meals are available in the Teddy and Tankard pub.
Steeped in African tradition and culture, the Ngwenya Lodge is in the heart of the bushveld. Situated on the banks of the Crocodile River overlooking the best known wildlife sanctuary in the world, the Kruger National Park, this resort provides an excellent setting for great year-round game viewing and birding. <br /><br />The deluxe chalets offer every modern convenience to make your visit the ultimate in relaxation, with fully-equipped laundry, state-of-the-art kitchen, with breakfast nook, as well as a spacious dining room and living area. Stretch out on queen-size beds, and chill out. Step out onto the veranda and sit round the patio table, relax and enjoy a family braai (barbeque). Please make sure you remember to bring your insect repellent though! <br /><br />Spend your days at one of the four game viewing hides overlooking the Crocodile River, from where you could spot anything from the Big 5, cheetah, crocodile, wild dog, hyena and a dozen variety of buck. What's more, over 300 bird species have been recorded in this twitchers paradise. Cool off in one of the six swimming pools, enjoy a round of 18-hole mini golf or tennis, indulge your inner-child and jump on the trampoline or challenge others to games of table tennis, pool or foozeball. A children's utopia, the resort has jungle gyms, board games, a PlayStation with Xbox Kinect and an entire kiddies room packed with entertainment. <br /><br />A slice of African paradise, Ngwenya Lodge is the perfect resort for holiday makers seeking an escape to remember. <br /><br />Images displayed on the 7Across website resort profiles are images of the relevant resort but may not be the specific unit available for reservations.