Opulent Travel Archive


Food for the soul

It’s the kind of journey that inspires the writer in all of us, and with plenty of time to explore the array of attractions featured all the way from rustic Robertson to the magic of Oudtshoorn and the sheer oceanside splendour of Plettenberg Bay, there’s much to savour on this carefully compiled travel package –…


Short & sweet: art, fashion, and luxury travel

It’s a global concept that’s been taking the world by storm, and now Cape Town is at the forefront of this phenomenon. With similar happenings in cities like Zurich, London and Seattle already well established, the Mother City’s version of First Thursdays includes a veritable smorgasbord of participating galleries and entails nights filled with art,…


Opulent Living launches travel desk at Grand Café & Beach

Opulent Living, the coffee-table magazine for the finer things in life with a clearly strong competence in travel just launched the first Travel Desk. Located in Grand Café & Beach in Cape Town, the Opulent Living Travel Desk offers guests the possibility to plan their next holiday while enjoying the flamboyant atmosphere of The Grand….


Win a getaway filled with spa, golf – and art

Hyatt Regency Oubaai is fast becoming a mecca for art lovers. The hotel is currently exhibiting a collection of uniquely crafted art, sculptures and furniture – the contemporary design and fluid architecture of the hotel lend itself to exhibiting the country’s great artists. South African born, but internationally celebrated, sculptor Anton Smit’s work is being…


‘Hôtel & Lodge’ commends best resort

Hôtel & Lodge, a much respected French publication has awarded the “Best Resort” commendation to Long Beach, Mauritius. For the fourth edition of these awards, Hôtel & Lodge did a preliminary selection of 25 hotels in 2011 for the “Best Resort” category. The selected hotels all presented a very high profile and the list was…


Private island presents new heavy-weight

Luxury resort specialist, Paul van Frank, has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Frégate Island Private, in the Seychelles. The multi-lingual hospitality veteran joins Frégate Island Private after more than two years as General Manager of Shanti Maurice in Mauritius, during which time he successfully repositioned the property as a luxury lifestyle resort…


EXCLUSIVE: Opulent Living on top of ‘The World’

Today ‘The World’ is leaving Cape Town again after visiting the Mother City already over Christmas and New Year’s Eve. As the only media, Opulent Living Magazine had an exclusive tour of the ship and was able to get a first-hand insight from some of the residents. ‘The World’ is the only private residential community-at-sea…


The white desert is very much alive

This is one of those ‘Bucket List” experiences: For one day only White Desert (part of the renowned Mantis Collection) is offering 30 passengers the chance to step foot on the continent of Antarctica. Flying in from Cape Town, South Africa, you will have eight hours to experience the real Antarctica – a place usually…


Avis Luxury Cars launches travel packages with Opulent Living Magazine

With yesterday’s release of Opulent Living’s October eMagazine the launch of the partnership between Avis Luxury Cars and Southern Africa’s premier coffee-table magazine was officially announced. The partnership was made up for creating high-end travel packages at affordable prices. No matter what your interests are, and where you prefer to spend your getaways, there is…


WIN a stunning bush-break with our September eMagazine

Earlier this week we released our latest issue of Opulent Living eMagazine –this time 16 pages with a special art feature and the chance to win a 3-night stay for two at Samara Private Game Reserve! Just visit our website www.opulentliving.co.za, go to the eMagazine section and select the September 2011 issue. Good luck! PS:…

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