Stay Green At These Nature Reserves

South Africa is well known for its incredible natural beauty, abundance and diversity as well as the many national parks (SANParks) and private nature reserves. These protected areas are of particular importance for wildlife, flora & fauna, features of geological or other special interest, and are reserved and managed for conservation purposes and to provide opportunity for study or […]

11 Eco-friendly Places to Stay in the Eastern Cape

The Eastern Cape region stretches from Tsitsikamma in the South to the border of KwaZulu-Natal in the north and has an incredible 820 km stretch of coastline. The central and eastern part of the province is the traditional home of the Xhosa and is the birthplace of many prominent South African figures, such as Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, Walter Sisulu, Govan Mbeki, Chris Hani, Thabo Mbeki and Steve […]

Country Bliss at The Little Farmhouse

After a scenic drive passing farmlands and mountains along the R326 we reach the picturesque National Heritage Village of Stanford, nestled serenely between the Kleinriver Mountains and the Walker Bay Nature Reserve in the Overberg region of the Western Cape. Just another 5km and a short gravel road and we arrive at our destination, The Little Farmhouse. COMFORTABLE AND […]

Gaga for Gondwana Game Reserve

The lovetostay team is passionate about travel, exploring beautiful South Africa and protecting the environment for all. We recently packed the old faithful hi-techs and embarked on a spontaneous roadtrip to the Mossel Bay area, and more specifically, to visit one of our eco-friendly members, Gondwana Game Reserve. Prior to this trip the word “Gondwana” would make me think of the geological supercontinent. Post our stay, […]