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14 June 2024 | The Royal Portfolio

The Silo Hotel Spa – A Healing Journey

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Meet Ilhaam, the newest member of the Spa team at The Silo Hotel and learn how a personal health journey has informed a commitment to helping others through a holistic, alternative and highly effective approach.

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05 June 2024

Royal Malewane’s Apprenticeship Programme

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The reward for getting through our rigorous trainee guide selection process is the chance to benefit from our Apprenticeship Programme. With dedicated mentoring from South Africa’s most qualified guiding team, it’s the ideal stepping-stone to one of the most exciting and rewarding careers imaginable.

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16 May 2024

Autumn at La Residence

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Whatever you most enjoy in life, you’ll find something to delight you in Franschhoek and the surrounding area this autumn, from street markets to horseback riding and the renowned Literary Festival.

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03 May 2024

Embrace nature’s call to adventure on a bush walk at Royal Malewane

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Disconnect and reconnect during a bush walk experience at Royal Malewane with South Africa’s most qualified guiding team.

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12 April 2024

Introducing the Marine Big Five – South Africa’s most iconic ocean wildlife

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Birkenhead House and The Silo Hotel provide the perfect starting points for ocean adventures and opportunities to encounter the Marine Big Five.

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27 March 2024

Introducing the city vineyards on The Silo Hotel’s doorstep

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Cape Town is known as the gateway to the Cape Winelands, but you may be surprised to learn that you don’t have to go all that far from the city centre to discover award-winning wineries with lush vineyards and mountain panoramas. Uncork our guide to our favourite Cape Town vineyards in our latest blog.

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20 March 2024

Researchers from BirdLife South Africa Track European Rollers by Satellite

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Concern about the numbers of European Rollers migrating to South Africa each year has inspired an innovative monitoring project, with scientists using the Royal Malewane Conservation & Research Centre as a base.

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