Find out exactly how an award-winning hotel is run, plus all you need to know about our wonderful staff, insider tips and the very latest news

 
Collecting honey
Meet Bea's bees

Meet Bea's bees, over half a million honeybees spread across three of our hotels. Here we explore why they're so special.

06th November 2019

Rhinos Without Borders
Safeguarding a species: Rhinos Without Borders

For each key card returned to reception, The Oyster Box makes a donation of R1 to Rhinos Without Borders. Here we explore this amazing project.

 

Beautiful Skin
B|Africa's tips for beautiful skin on holiday

From flight to pool, Red Carnation's body care brand gives advice for looking and feeling great while away.

03rd September 2019

Sustainable Hotels
Our most sustainable hotels and green initiatives

From the largest Living Wall in London to protecting South Africa's rare Cape Leopard, discover Red Carnation's most inspiring work.

 

 

Beautiful Wedding Locations
Our most beautiful wedding locations

Spectacular scenery and immaculate service abounds at Red Carnation Hotels' most picturesque wedding locations.

19th July 2019

Bar Experience
Incredible bar experiences at Red Carnation Hotels

From year-round tasting sessions to exclusive pop-ups, discover what our most exceptional bars have to offer.

 

 

Whale Watching Durban
How to best enjoy whale watching in Durban

The best time of year for whale watching in South Africa is between July and September. We look at where to spot whales near Durban.

05th July 2019

Tips For Travelling Alone
The solo adventurer’s tips for travelling alone

We explore how best enjoy a journey of self exploration and the benefits of going it alone.

03rd July 2019

Comrades Marathon
Inside the Comrades Marathon with Bruce Fordyce

We interview nine-time race-winner Bruce Fordyce about the history of the race and its appeal today.

08th May 2019

Photography Tips
Five ways to take the perfect holiday photograph

Red Carnation’s Creative Manager, Philippa des Moulins, shares her top tips for capturing the perfect holiday snap.

15th August 2017

Vernon White Designer Jewellers
Inside Vernon White Designer Jewellers in Durban

Vernon White Designer Jewellers creates stunning and unique pieces, find out the inspiration behind this beloved South African brand.

12th January 2017

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Interview with Rob Caskie: Storyteller, Tour Guide, and Historian

Storyteller and historian Rob Caskie speaks to us about history, KwaZulu-Natal and find out some of his favourite places to visit.

11th September 2015

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