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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


Available at Qwantani

Visit Qwantani and take advantage of our unbelievable 4-night midweek package!


Available at Midlands Saddle & Trout


Get your Bae-Cation on with a Mid-Week Couple’s Getaway


Available at 22 properties


Escape from the grind and save 25% when you book your next MIDWEEK break!


Available at 13 properties


Treat yourself and that special someone to a midweek getaway!


Available at 22 properties


Book an amazing 3-night getaway & SAVE 15%


Available at 22 properties


Four incredible nights away for 20% off!


Available at Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel & Spa


Welcome to 2 days of fair weather and championship golfing. Welcome to Selborne’s exclusive Golf Getaway.



Available at Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel & Spa


Welcome to the last word in romance. Love is definitely on the menu with this exclusive offer.


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

Treat you & your loved one to romantic luxury with our amazing countryside couple’s getaway offer


Available at 2 properties

Embrace romance with a magical South Coast couple’s getaway.


Available at 4 properties

Explore the Mother City 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 girls’ trip on! Celebrate life, love & friendship today with this all-inclusive special offer.


Available at Bushman´s Nek

Rest, refresh & re-energise. Treat yourself to a relaxing & re-invigorating luxury spa experience today.


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 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.

Self-catering holidays are all the rage, allowing guests to tailor their perfect holiday experience as they see fit. First Group welcomes you to our self-catering apartments and self-catering lodges – designed for the perfect, self-catering holidays!

Welcome to First Group Hotels and Suites – South Africa’s choice for premier hotel accommodation, featuring high-end service, quality-curated facilities, and the amazing locales and entertainment options that you deserve.

Visit with us for your next holiday, and discover for yourself what makes us the leaders in affordable hotels, hotel specials, and amazing hotel experiences. From chic, all-suite business-focused accommodation to your ultimate, all-inclusive family resort holiday, our First Group Hotel promise is to create lasting and magical memories for everyone, all the time.

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

La Montagne Resort offers affordable Ballito accommodation on the beach, with stunning sea views and the sophisticated charm that is Ballito

Magalies Park

Welcome to Magalies Park - a peaceful retreat nestled alongside the tranquil Magalies River

Margate Sands

Margate Sands is perfect for those seeking a fun-filled getaway along the warm South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

Bushman´s Nek

Bushman’s Nek Berg and Trout Resort offers luxury hotel rooms, affordable self-catering apartments and rustic log cabins.

Hole in the Wall

Welcome to curated exclusivity and some of the most picturesque scenery in South Africa

Chaka´s Rock Chalets

Chaka’s Rock Chalets offer affordable, self-catering accommodation in Ballito, with gorgeous sea views over Shaka’s Rock and the Ballito area.

Mount Sierra

Relaxed, self-catering, holiday comfort in one of Cape Town’s most beautiful areas.

Cape Gordonia

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.

Desert Rose

Desert Rose Resort offers self-catering accommodation with spectacular ocean views - ideal for the outdoor-loving, adventure-seeking family.

Hastings Hall

Hastings Hall apartments provide an ideal base from which to explore the Mother City

Kowie River Chalets

Kowie River Chalets offer self-catering accommodation overlooking the ocean and close to all the town’s varied attractions

Lake View Cabanas

Lake View Cabanas offers guests affordable, self-catering accommodation in the heart of the Zulu Kingdom

Perna Perna Mossel Bay

Perna Perna Holiday Resort is perched on a starkly picturesque rocky hillside, in the coastal village of Mossel Bay – the perfect, year-round holiday destination.

Whispering Waters

Discover luxury and exclusivity amidst the rolling hills and pastures of the Natal Midlands

The Palace All-Suite

The Palace All-Suite holds pride of place on Durban's Golden Mile, with gorgeous ocean views over North Beach


The Oceanic is ideal for those looking to relax and soak up the sun at the onsite pool and Jacuzzi or the adjacent, golden beach

Riviera Suites

Location is everything, and Riviera Suites is situated along Sea Point's beautiful Millionaire's Mile

Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel & Spa

Selborne Golf Estate, Hotel and Spa is the perfect location for an unforgettable celebration, weekend getaway, or family holiday along the KwaZulu Natal South Coast.

La Côte d'Azur

Located at the northern end of the mile-long Margate beach, our self-catering Margate accommodation has a wonderful choice of holiday amenities

Midlands Saddle & Trout

Midlands Saddle & Trout is ideal for those looking to relax in the countryside and explore the Midlands Meander’s range of activities on offer


Qwantani Resort is perfect for those looking to relax amidst breath-taking scenery

Port Owen Marina

The Port Owen Marina complex offers self-catering accommodation right on the banks of the beautiful marina

Costa Smeralda

Costa Smeralda is ideally situated to help you create memories of fun-filled, coastal family holidays.

Club Hacienda

Club Hacienda, adjacent to the gorgeous Shelly Beach, is perfectly placed to enjoy the very best that the South Coast has to offer

Brockwood Hall

Holiday in the heart of England’s beautifully scenic region of Cumbria with its verdant woodlands, pristine lakes and rich history

Swallow Cliff Hall

Step into a world of opulence and pure extravagance at Swallow Cliff Hall, Drakensberg, which boasts South Africa’s most sought-after wedding venue and 6-star luxury Villa with incredible views over the Ngwangwane River and magnificent Southern Drakensberg

The prestigious Swallow Cliff Hall Drakensberg garden hotel includes the Venue - perfect for hosting weddings for up to 150 attendees, while The Villa accommodates 14 people in 7 luxury suites. The Villa is automatically included with the hire of the Swallow Cliff Hall Venue. Alternatively, The Villa may be booked exclusively. Additional accommodation is available close by at The Cottage, Bergview Farm and Bushman’s Nek Resort.

Of all the places to stay in the Drakensberg, Swallow Cliff Hall is the only choice for world-class weddings, group or family getaways, spa retreats, executive breakaways, celebrity-style celebrations or fishing retreats.

Welcome to Swallow Cliff Hall – we’ve solved travel, and you’re invited!

The Penthouse at La Montagne

La Montagne Resort offers affordable Ballito accommodation on the beach, with stunning ocean views


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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