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Quality Hotels & All-Suites, Resorts, Apartments and Chalets in South Africa

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To cater for the distinctive and diverse needs of our guests, First Group has created five unique property collections across South Africa, boasting superior Hotels & Suites, Apartments & Chalets, Resorts, Private Collection, and Partner Properties.

From chic, well-located all-suite business accommodation to your ultimate, all-inclusive family resort holiday, our promise is to create lasting and magical memories for everyone, all the time.

Featured Offers


Make magical and lasting memories this festive season with these scrumptious Christmas menus!


Available at Midlands Saddle & Trout


Romantic 4-night midweek getaway in the countryside for you and a loved one


Available at 22 properties


SAVE an amazing 25% when you book a 4-nights MIDWEEK break.


Available at 13 properties


2-night, luxury self-catering getaway with an indulgent couples spa treatment.


Available at 22 properties


Book an amazing 3-night getaway & SAVE 15%


Available at 22 properties


Book a memorable 4-night holiday and SAVE 20%


Available at 5 properties


Enjoy a 2-night holiday for two, including scrumptious breakfasts.


Available at 7 properties

Get away and enjoy a 2-night escape for two, including a romantic and intimate picnic experience.


Available at Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel & Spa


Scratch or hack, welcome to 54 holes of championship golfing! Indulge your passion for the gentleman’s game.



Available at Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel & Spa


Indulge, with the ultimate in romantic getaways for 2. Share with your loved one, the romantic experience they deserve


Available at Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel & Spa

Re-connect with Selborne Hotel’s exclusive couple’s getaway. Play 18 holes or indulge in a decadent couple’s massage today!


Available at Bushman´s Nek

Welcome romance and luxury with our countryside couple’s getaway at Bushman's Nek.  


Available at 2 properties

Embrace romance with a magical south coast couple’s getaway. Spoil yourself and the one you love with this exclusive offer.


Available at 4 properties

Explore one of the world’s premiere tourist destinations with this amazing Cape Town Explorer offer.


Available at 4 properties

Get away from it all with our amazing 3-night Cape Town Getaway package including tickets to various popular local attractions.


Available at 6 properties

Get your girl’s trip on! Celebrate life, love & friendship today with this all-inclusive special offer.


Available at Bushman´s Nek

Make your getaway today with 4 luxury nights in the countryside. Take a well-earned break with our all-inclusive mid-week country-side escape!

2 Night Spa Getaway In Magaliesburg

Available at Magalies Park

Rest, refresh, re-energise with our 2-night spa getaway. Spoil yourselves with a decadent, luxury spa experience today.


Available at 2 properties

Discover for yourself why Durban is known as the Sunshine City with our Durban mid-week explorer offer.


Available at 2 properties

Discover ‘extreme” with our South Coast Adventure offer. See the iconic South Coast from a high-octane perspective today.


Available at 21 properties


Book within 3 days of arrival and SAVE an amazing 15%.


Where to stay and play - enough entertainment for an eternity. Bush, beach or berg, our South African resorts cater for the entire family offering an incredible array of on-site activities, restaurants, kids entertainment and more.

Great locations; a great base from which to explore perfect places.

With First Apartments & Chalets, be inspired to discover unique South African destinations and the hidden wonders of the region – with every expectation exceeded.

For the businessman; spacious apartments at standard room rates.

Our Hotels and Suites in South Africa offer superior comfort and style for the discerning traveller. Enjoy exquisite design touches and state-of-the-art amenities.

First Group has added to its portfolio a collection of exclusive world-class accommodation selection for the discerning guest in South Africa and the United Kingdom.  

In addition to our properties, First Group has also secured amazing rates at the following partner properties.


Each property in the First Group collection offers a unique and exciting experience, with over 20 properties in Southern Africa that span across diverse locations.

La Montagne

Situated along the Dolphin Coast, just 15km from King Shaka Airport, is the luxurious seaside resort, La Montagne Resort Hotel and Spa. La Montagne is one of the finest; it caters for all your eventing needs effortlessly and professionally. Our team of dedicated coordinators go the extra mile to deliver on your requirements.

Magalies Park

Magalies Park is perfectly suited for any type of event, whether you need a professional meeting venue or one of the best wedding locations in Hartbeespoort. Conferencing, corporate team building, product launches, wedding receptions, cocktail parties, birthday & anniversary celebrations and more: we’ve got you covered.

Margate Sands

Margate Sands is the perfect place to host small conferences, spa getaways, intimate weddings and private functions. There are many opportunities for socialising, as well as an onsite wellness spa, restaurants and entertainment facilities. The resort’s proximity to the beachfront adds an extra element of seaside convenience.

Bushman´s Nek

At Bushman’s Nek Berg and Trout Resort our event planners will assist you in creating a truly memorable event. Whether you’re looking for a Drakensberg wedding venue, an exciting team building location or planning an event for a group of friends, family or potential clients, our eventing options will blow you away.

Hole in the Wall

Situated in Coffee Bay and surrounded by vast stretches of unspoiled coastline, Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village offers some of the most picturesque scenery in South Africa. Hole in the Wall Hotel and Holiday Village offers the perfect Wild Coast accommodation for those wanting to get away from the stresses of modern day city life.

Chaka´s Rock Chalets

Chaka’s Rock Chalets offers affordable self catering accommodation in Ballito, with gorgeous sea views over Shaka’s Rock and Ballito. With lots to see and do in the vicinity, including fishing, dolphin and whale watching cruises, or simply relaxing at the pool or on the beach, quality time is what life’s all about at Chaka's Rock Chalets in Ballito.

Mount Sierra

Situated in the heart of the Mother City and surrounded by the beautiful backdrop of Table Mountain, is Mount Sierra. These centrally located, self-catering apartments in Cape Town are the perfect base from which to explore the best of this vibrant and beautiful city.

Cape Gordonia

Holiday at Cape Gordonia and discover tranquillity just an hour by car from the sights of Cape Town. Removed from the tourist hustle and bustle of the city centre, Gordon’s Bay is a haven for families and couples looking to truly embrace the natural beauty of the Cape. Situated diagonally across the street from the beautiful Blue Flag Bikini Beach, our Gordon’s Bay luxury apartments offer self-catering accommodation with sweeping views over the Bay and the distant Helderberg Mountain range. Book your stay at the ultimate alternative to a Gordon’s Bay hotel stay, Cape Gordonia.

Desert Rose

Located just metres from the beautiful beach in Henties Bay, Namibia, Desert Rose Resort offers self-catering accommodation with spectacular ocean views ideal for the outdoor-loving, adventure-seeking family.

Hastings Hall

Surround yourself with the beauty of Table Mountain and Lion’s Head and put yourself in the perfect position to get to see everything that the Mother City has to offer, when you book a stay at Hastings Hall Tamboerskloof accommodation.

Kowie River Chalets

With its sublime climate, warm ocean and rich history, Port Alfred is a well-kept secret amongst hundreds of local and international visitors. Kowie River Chalets offers self catering accommodation located in a prime spot in Port Alfred overlooking the ocean, close to all the attractions of this seaside town.

Lake View Cabanas

Lake View Cabanas Resort is located in the heart of the Zulu Kingdom, in the quaint town of St Lucia. Lake View Cabanas Resort offers guests affordable St Lucia self-catering accommodation , as well as an onsite restaurant with a range of Italian-style dishes for you to enjoy.

Perna Perna Mossel Bay

Perna Perna Holiday Resort is perched on a rocky hillside in the coastal village of Mossel Bay and is a perfect year-round holiday destination. Discover Mossel Bay self-catering accommodation in upmarket and beautifully decorated apartments that boast open plan living and fully equipped kitchens for hassle-free getaways. The resort offers a playground and swimming pool on-site and the beaches are just a few kilometers away.

Whispering Waters

Nestled in the rolling hills of the KZN Midlands, close to Fort Nottingham museum and nature reserve, and within easy reach of Nottingham Road, Whispering Waters offers several luxurious self catering accommodation options against the tranquil backdrop of the Midlands Meander. Featuring an outdoor rock pool for swimming , adventure golf and excellent trout fishing , Whispering Waters is the ultimate in countryside relaxation.

The Palace All-Suite

The Palace All-Suite is the ideal location for your next event – whether it’s a business conference, celebratory banquet or intimate Durban beach wedding. Our venue’s central location, along Durban’s Golden Mile, makes it the perfect destination. This modern eventing venue has an elegant setting which overlooks the ocean.


Host your North Beach conference or event at The Oceanic, with the warm shores of the East Coast on your doorstep. Located just a short stroll away from the bustling Marine Parade and North Beach, The Oceanic is the perfect choice for wedding receptions, special events or conference venues in Durban for up to 120 guests.

Riviera Suites

Location is everything, and Riviera Suites holiday apartments are situated on Sea Point's Millionaire's Mile, is surrounded by the best that Cape Town has to offer – nightlife, beaches, restaurants and sporting facilities. Nearby sites worth visiting include the V&A Waterfront, Table Mountain, the winelands, the Castle, art galleries, museums, malls and top-class restaurants.

Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel & Spa

Situated in Pennington, on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast and just 45 minutes away from Durban, Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa offers venues in an unmatched location for any event. Selborne also offers a championship golf course, an onsite wellness spa, both fine and casual dining, a piano lounge and an elegant bar.

La Côte d'Azur

Located at the northern end of the mile-long Margate beach , La Côte d'Azur is one of the leading self-catering resorts in South Africa. This beautiful holiday destination is built over 6 floors, stepped back from the Manaba end of Margate Beach, affording every one of our Margate self-catering apartments a magnificent view across the gardens and over the beach.

Midlands Saddle & Trout

Located in the tranquil setting of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, surrounded by rolling green pastures and fresh country air, Midlands Saddle and Trout is the perfect events venue near Mooi River for your next business conference, celebratory banquet, or intimate wedding.


Situated on the banks of the Sterkfontein Dam, Qwantani Berg and Bush Resort is the perfect venue for your business conference, celebratory banquet, or an intimate country wedding near Harrismith. There are no limits to the variation of functions that can be hosted, with the assistance our professional onsite team.

Port Owen Marina

The Port Owen Marina complex offers self-catering accommodation in 41 self-catering apartments and chalets situated on the banks of the marina, in Velddrif on the Cape West Coast, just 150km from Cape Town Airport and minutes from the fishing village of Laaiplek.

Waterberry Hill

At Waterberry Hill, colonial-style chalets are surrounded by indigenous bush, offering shelter to a variety of birds and small animals. Here, guests can enjoy beautiful nature walks or simply relax bushveld-style. Hazyview is only a 6km drive from the resort and is an interesting outing to explore unique shops, crafts, restaurants and pubs for some fine fare.

Costa Smeralda

Costa Smeralda is ideally situated to help you create many happy memories of fun-filled coastal family holidays. This small, comfortably equipped resort is located on the outskirts of busy Marine Drive, close to the fishing pier and main swimming beach. Restaurants, shops, games arcades, movies and pubs are all close by and the beach is on your doorstep, where children can explore the rock pools and play in the sand for hours at a time.

Club Hacienda

Club Hacienda is approximately 110 km from Durban. Consisting of 17 duplex apartments, Club Hacienda is perfectly placed to enjoy the best that the South Coast has to offer, and is just a short walk from Shelly Beach Shopping Centre. Here you can sit back and relax or enjoy a host of nearby activities. Onsite features include a daily entertainment programme, outdoor chess set, adventure golf, swimming pool and playground. Each morning you can watch the ski-boats launch for a day of fishing out on the open ocean or check the catch of the day when they return in the afternoon.

Brockwood Hall

Holiday in the heart of England’s beautifully scenic region of Cumbria with its verdant woodlands, pristine lakes and rich history – once home to some of the world’s best-loved poets, such as Beatrix Potter and Wordsworth.


This enchanting holiday property is in one of South Africa’s well-loved vacation destinations. Balmy days and exciting nights await in Umhlanga, and Breakers provides the perfect base from which to explore many Dolphin Coast attractions. From swimming and volleyball to braai evenings whilst enjoying stunning panoramic views, Breakers has just what you need!


Sanbonani is a one-of-a-kind Bushveld holiday haven. The stunning chalets overlook serene rivers, where sightings of hippos and crocodiles can be enjoyed on the daily. Soak up sunny days along the river, socialise with family and friends on your own private patio, cater for unique family-style dinners with an evening braai, and appreciate beautiful Lowveld sunsets.

Perna Perna Umdloti

Travel to Umdloti to enjoy kilometres of uninterrupted sands, safe bathing areas and natural rock pools. This idyllic holiday setting is fit for the whole family. At Perna Perna, gorgeous beaches and lush sub-tropical vegetation deliver on the ultimate backdrop. Spacious self-catering apartments offer a comfortable stay, with loads of family entertainment to keep you busy.

Club Mykonos

Taste a slice of Greece on the Cape West Coast, where the brightly coloured shutters and cobbled pathways at Club Mykonos Langebaan resemble the burst of colour seen on the Greek island of Amorgos. Enjoy the beach, relax at the onsite wellness spa or get active on the tennis and squash courts. Fully-equipped self-catering units offer the ultimate comfort during your stay.

Knysna River Club

Surrounded by shady trees and well-tended gardens, this resort offers the best in security, privacy and comfort for guests looking to kick back and unwind. Knysna River Club is the ideal venue from which to explore everything that the interesting town of Knysna has to offer. Choose between 1- and-2-bedroom chalets and enjoy an array of onsite facilities.

Kruger Park Lodge

The Kruger Park Lodge Estate, situated on the banks of the Sabie River in Hazyview Mpumalanga, is a peaceful holiday destination that is guaranteed to leave lasting memories for all family members. The resort’s onsite facilities include tennis courts, swimming pools, a restaurant and loads of children's entertainment. Golf lovers can have a swing on the best golfing greens.

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