Mpumalanga also known as “Paradise Country” is filled with majestic views that range from the grand mountains to the Highveld grasslands. It is a province filled with the mysteries of an older world, just waiting to be unraveled by you!
Looking for a picturesque trip have a stay at the Sudwala Lodge, the ideal place for those looking for an adventure and maybe just a little trip into a prehistoric world. This resort can be found along the Houtbosloop River, where you can enjoy anything from the hiking trails and horse riding, to bird-watching and fishing. Take a trip to the Sudwala caves where you can gaze upon Bushman paintings and fossilized remains. The Dinosaur Park boasts life-size recreations of these creatures, and the insightful tour gives you a look into the world they inhabited.
Millstream, named resort of year in 2010 boasts a delightful cottage surrounded by a sprawling landscape. If you’ve ever fancied a trip to the era of Jane Austin, this is the perfect location for you! This pastoral resort gives one the perfect escape from the city. The 400 hectare freehold is also home to the duiker, jackal and the mongoose to name but a few. For those water signs, the solar heated swimming pool makes an excellent and refreshing change, which can be followed by a trip by rowing boat on Lake Millstream. For the avid fisherman, there are numerous dams and ponds in which to fish for trout or practice the catch and release method.
Found just above the historic town of Pilgrims Rest, Mount Sheba resort can be found in the mountains of Mpumalanga. Relax around the resorts pool whilst sipping sundowners, and then enjoy a delicious meal at the on-site restaurant. A day can be spent at the Kruger National Park, or taking a hike along one of the 14 nature trails! This resort is a mere 25km from Pilgrims Rest where you can experience the exhilaration of the Gold rush in the town that’s been declared a National Monument.
Go on! See what South Africa has to offer, and let Optima help you all the way!
To book your holiday contact Optima Holidays on +27 31 701 9999 /0860 333 666 (SA only) or log onto the website www.optimabreaks.com to find out more about what is on offer.
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