Safari Picture We were Lucky to see this relaxed young male leopard (Sampson), that gave us the ultimate leopard sighting as he hoisted this Kudu calf into a Marula tree! Rugged ranger, Andrew, was quick to get this perfect shot! Despite being the smallest of the big cats, the illusive leopard is on everyone’s wildlife… [Read More]
Zomato Best Dish Award 2015 What’s the best dish served during Restaurant Week South Africa 2015? #Hashtag From all dishes that have been submitted with the hashtag #ZomatoBestDish, 10 finalists have been selected. The picture with the most likes on Monday 9 November 9AM wins the Zomato Best Dish Award 2015…so let’s start voting by… [Read More]
Explore Johannesburg with the Kids Visiting Johannesburg, enjoying a nice city break with the kids is a big party. AtholPlace Hotel & Villa looks after all your wishes and can assist you in getting the know the amazing city. Children of all ages are welcome at AtholPlace Hotel & Villa. Our Deluxe Suites are interleading, which… [Read More]
Morukuru Ocean House, De Hoop Nature Reserve Overlooking the Ocean, surrounded by amazing fynbos and the best coastlines. This is a beach experience one will never forget. Being part of all the wonders of the coast and staying at the best luxury accommodation one can wish for. Maintaining the same concept as our fantastic Bush… [Read More]
Amazing Coast Experience at De Hoop Nature Reserve As we slowing start approaching the end of the whale season, guests at Morukuru Ocean House are making the most of their trip with helicopter flights proving to be the best way to observe these incredible creatures before they head home. De Hoop Nature Reserve is a… [Read More]
Johannesburg Staying at AtholPlace Hotel & Villa, will give you the opportunity, to visit the amazing city Johannesburg. At this moment of the year, the city offers us, great spectacular sights as the Jacaranda Trees are in bloom (during late spring October-November). These trees, show their fantastic purple colours and make Johannesburg look absolutely… [Read More]
– Important Predators research by Rob Harrison – With the Board of the Morukuru Goodwill Foundation in South Africa, we also had a meeting with Rob Harrison White and his assistant Ashley Hodge. Our Foundation is supporting their research work for several years now. Rob and Ashley do extreme important research on predators in Madikwe Game… [Read More]
Hello Whales! Staying at the Morukuru Ocean House, in De Hoop Nature Reserve, we see this!!!! The Queen of the Ocean is waving at us!Such amazing sight, such amazing feeling. Unbelievable how excited you feel when you see this…It is a true Paradise overhere. Morukuru Ocean House, offers you the best land based whale watching experience… [Read More]
These amazing travel companions, of fantastic people, are having the time of their life. They are enjoying a South African Dream Journey organized by the Morukuru Family & Huis van Middenmeer, which is going to be amazing! And already is!! From the Beach to the City to the Bush They started their South African Travel… [Read More]
Amuse Cuillėre, Pleasure on a Spoon, various taste explosions in small portions [Spoons] are primarily used to transfer edibles from vessel to mouth, usually at a dining table. A spoon’s style is usually named after a drink or food with which they are most often used, the material with which they are composed, or… [Read More]
Across race, language, culture and religion. Whether it be called Chisa Nyama, Braai or Ukosa, we all share one common on Heritage. Although the ingredients may differ, the one thing that never changes is that when we South Africans have something to celebrate. We light fires, and prepare great feasts. We encourage all South Africans to… [Read More]
GA OP DROOMREIS EN STEUN ORANGE BABIES! Morukuru Family heeft in samenwerking met Orange Babies een fantastische 10 daagse droomreis voor u samengesteld! Niet zomaar een droomreis… Eentje die het mooiste van Zuid-Afrika voor u in petto heeft, en waarbij u ook nog eens Orange Babies steunt. U reist van Johannesburg naar Madikwe Game Reserve door… [Read More]
VOTE FOR ATHOLPLACE! WE LOVE THIS! The fantastic House and Leisure Magazine, has nominated AtholPlace Hotel & Villa for SA’s five best places to stay! WE ARE SO HAPPY! AND PLEASE VOTE FOR US! THANK YOU! Easy to vote, just visite the link mentioned below within this message. And vote for AtholPlace Hotel & Villa!… [Read More]
. SPECIAL OFFER BOOK 4 PAY FOR 3 Morukuru Family Madikwe Get the full safari experience now! Morukuru Family offers you the opportunity to stay in one of South Africa’s most renowned Big Five Game Reserves. In the best Bush Villa you can imagine with an exclusive team of staff to cater for your every… [Read More]
Going on honeymoon is absolutely fantastic at the Morukuru Family – River House!
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We know what our Dad’s enjoy best, so we at AtholPlace Restaurant have put together a delicious 4 course Tapas-style Braai menu. Our fires will be burning and guests are welcome to chat to our chefs as they masterfully braai everything to perfection. We will also be spoiling each of our Dad’s with a complimentary… [Read More]
Recently the Adam’s Family took an exciting trip to visit the Molatedi School. On arrival they were greeted by some very excited kids who wasted no time in rushing to the vehicle to welcome the family to their School. After receiving a tour of the classrooms and property from Regina, the family surprised the kids… [Read More]
After a little bit of rain that we recently experienced, the heavens opened to reveal one of the most picture-perfect rainbows that we have ever seen right on our door step… Colouring the Morukuru Ocean House.
A great ad in the Financial Times on the Morukuru Family!
AtholPlace Hotel and Villa in House & Leisure Magazine! HOTSPOT!
A fantastic interview with the owners of the Morukuru Family in Luxury Retreats Magazine! To read please click here: http://magazine.luxuryretreats.com/2015/05/home-on-safari-south-africa/
From rolling the dough, to decorating, to getting covered in flour! Our Morukuru Kids enjoyed making pizza from scratch with their Chef Asion & Butler Phillip. And what a delicious pizza it was!
Chef Wynands creative twist to traditional sushi is extremely popular among our guests. Delicious smoked Ostrich Carpaccio roses, Springbuck Carpaccio fashion sandwiches, Maki with beetroot infused rice served with sesame seeds, soya foam and wasabi mayo. AtholPlace Restaurant offers a superlative dining experience in Johannesburg, every meal is an occasion for us and is infused… [Read More]
There is a humble, sincere and meaningful connection we openly share with all our guests at ‘Morukuru Family’! – here we find one of our butlers as someone to console in!
42 degrees celcius and no rain for a month and a half and none expected for another week….1 cheetah brother of 4 tries unsuccessfully to get a drink out of a dried up pan. Luckily they killed a young zebra foal later in the afternoon, temporarily satisfying their needs.
Black Mamba raiding a birds nest in a dead Leadwood Tree.
A belated Happy New Year to you all, may 2015 be the best you could wish for!
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Well done Morukuru Family Team! Congratulations! #fantasticmorukurufamilyteam #relaisandchateaux
Our new 1 month old resident Banded Mongoose pups have finally shown face!
A curious pair of lions grab a GoPrO camera and give us a first person look at what it is like to be king of the Jungle…. With Special thanks to Quintin van Vuuren the MG of the Morukuru Family and GoPro for their magnificent work…. AMAZING!!!! #gopro #kingofthejungle #quintinvanVuuren
60 Years of Relais & Châteaux! Congratulations from the entire Morukuru Family….