Win 2 nights accommodation at Tarragona Lodge, a Conference Venue in the Western Cape

Venue hireIn conjunction with Venue Pages, Tarragona Lodge has offered our Blog Competition Corner superb prize of a weekend for two adults on a bed and breakfast basis at this modern, up-market and beautiful boutique lodge which is situated in Hout Bay… Read the article and then enter the competition! You could be the winner!

Tarragona Lodge, in Hout Bay, (a working fishing harbour, with perhaps the most abundant bird life in South Africa and proudly boasting the largest Bird Park in Africa) offers luxury four-star accommodation and purpose-built conference facilities. Close to the famous Chapman’s Peak drive, The World of Birds, the world-renowned Kirstenbosch Gardens and three wine estates. Added to these attractions are 6 top class golf courses in close proximity to the venue. So, whether you are there on business, in conference or having a leisure weekend away, there is an abundance of activities on your door-step while enjoying the sheer luxury of this fine venue.

Venue hireConference & Accommodation at Tarragona Boutique Lodge

Tarragona Lodge and luxury conference venue, ideally situated on the wooded southern slopes of Table Mountain, only 20 minutes form the centre of Cape Town and 25 Km from Cape Town International Airport offers ten spacious, well-appointed and tastefully furnished suites, all of which have either a balcony overlooking, or patio opening onto, the lovely indigenous garden, pool and entertainment area on the property.

Mulligans, the cocktail bar at Tarragona Lodge, provides an excellent venue in which to relax, unwind and enjoy sundowners after a hectic day of “relaxation” in and around the Fairest Cape. During the winter months the Tarragona Lodge open-hearth fires add to the allure of the accommodation.

Visitors to Tarragona Lodge are ensured of tip-top standards and service and is well-known for its excellent table. This is an owner managed venue which speaks for itself!

Conferences, Meetings, Bos-Beraads, Training, Team Building, launches, cocktail functions and dinners are all available at affordable rates.

Venue hireThe Conference facility is fully air-conditioned and designed to ensure maximum communication in a quiet and relaxed environment.
Rates, Services and Equipment.

Their Day Conference Package rate of R 285 pp, includes the following. In today’s economic climate, these are excellent rates for a venue so smart, so neat, so well-managed with exceptional standards.

Rates for full day / two-day conferences on request

Day Conference Package from R280 per day per delegate includes:

• Refreshments on arrival
• Mid-morning Tea / Coffee and Biscuits / muffins
• Two course lunch
• Mid-afternoon Tea / Coffee and Biscuits / cake
• Jugs of Water, Peppermints and Fruit Sweets on the tables
• Use of bar facilities
• Pads and Pens
• Fresh fruit and assorted nuts can be supplied to delegates in the Conference Room at an additional cost
• Full office support including Copying, Internet and basic Secretarial Services


• Overhead Projector & Screen
• Two Combination Flip Charts
• Whiteboards and pens.
• Telephone and Computer access. Normal rates apply
• Additional equipment can be arranged as required.

Conference Specials

• Full Day From – From R 280.00 per person
• Half Day From – From R 150.00 per person
• Stay over – Sharing From R755 and Single R 890.00 Inclusive of Breakfast

this does not include dinner, it can be arranged on request or there are any number of lovely restaurants in Hout Bay

Some places of interest just around the corner

!Khwa ttu SAN SPIRIT DISCOVERED !Ikwa ttu takes you on an exciting journey of discovery into the world of Southern Africa’s San or Bushmen people. In a spectacular West Coast setting, a convenient hours drive on the R27 from Cape Town.

Flowers – West Coast National Park
WEST COAST NATIONAL PARK A very worth while day trip from Tarragona Lodge. Approximately 90 minutes from Hout Bay up the West Coast accessed by either Yzerfontein or Darling.

Whale watching – Hermanus
Whale Watching in Hermanus is world-renowned. An ideal day trip from Tarragona, Hermanus is an interesting 90 minute drive using either Sir Lowry’s Pass (N2) or the very scenic route on the R44 from Gordon’s Bay via Strand.

Tarragona Lodge is a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life but is very central to all the attractions of the Cape Peninsula. An ideal “Boutique Conference Venue” who have successfully hosted numerous corporate conferences, corporate events, corporate functions, team building as well as product launches. The location, architecture and grounds make it an excellent filming venue. Free Wi Fi is available.

Their motto or slogan is ….. BRING YOURSELF – WE DO THE REST !!!

To enter the competition, simply answer the simple question below. You will find the answer in this article or at the footer of their listing on the site by clicking here

If you like winning, don’t forget to Like, Tweet and G+ this article or their listing on the site.

What is the name of the Cocktail Bar at Tarragona Lodge?

Answers to reach us by the 12th October 2012 when the lucky winner will be drawn!

Good Luck!!


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See below for details of this competition

Intundla Game Lodge & Bush Spa has it all!

Built around a large, peaceful dam, teeming with bass, with over 230 wild bird species for the nature lovers, this peaceful, beautiful and up-market Lodge and Bush Spa is set north-east of Pretoria, 20-minuite’s drive from the city. It is the perfect African, luxury getaway combined with the tranquillity of the area.

Conference Centre

Eight conference venues and meeting rooms accommodate between 24 and 220 delegates, in various seating styles, all fitted with modern technology and basic conference equipment. The unique and well-stocked Wine Cellar seats 30 guests. Ideal for the smaller group for lunches or private dinners.

Accommodation Rooms comprise 38 beautifully appointed chalets offering luxury at its peak. Outstanding service and standards complete the top calibre experience of visiting this venue. In addition to the Lodge, The Bush Spa accommodates 16 guests in 8 rooms. The smaller Lodge is the perfect venue for smaller, intimate weddings, personal dinners or product launches and year end events.


Amongst many nearby activities and those on site, Golf for the golfing enthusiasts is at the nearby Cullinan Golf Course which for the walking fit, is a walkable distance away.

Included in the conference packages are game and nature walks, mountain climbing, fly-fishing, canoeing, volleyball, croquet, swimming pool, darts in the bar and a cosy lounge with a selection of books, videos and games.

Optional Extras include clay pigeon shooting, abseiling, game drives, eco-bug challenge, 4×4 trail, driving range, archery, karaoke and theme evenings, survival and tracking, raft building and many more activities are available.


All meals are served buffet style in the thatched restaurant overlooking the lazy dam or conference groups might prefer a Potjie or a Braai at the on site Boma.


Intundla has gained a fine reputation for beautiful and memorable weddings. Boasting a beautiful chapel, mouth-watering cuisine, and an idyllic honeymoon suite. Also ample accommodation for wedding guests, depending on numbers.

At the end of the day … A waterside cocktail deck and swimming pool provides the perfect setting to experience the spectacular view while enjoying your favourite cocktail.

Competition Corner

Win a 2 night stay for you and your partner at Intundla Game Lodge and Bush Spa.

In conjunction with The Venue Pages, Intundla Game Lodge and Bush Spa is running a competition. The prize is: –

A Half Day Spa Voucher for 2

Included in the voucher is:

  • • Accommodation on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis for two
  • • Light Lunch for 2
  • • 3 x Treatments

o Hot Stone Full Body Massage (90min)
o Relaxing Hand Massage
o Bush Footprint treatment

In this month’s competition, this voucher is Valid until 16 December 2012.

What you have to do to enter the draw is answer a simple question below, which you will find the answer to on the website or in the copy above.

The answer should be left in the comments section of this post below.

How many guests can be accommodated in the Bush Spa?

Answers are to reach us by the 30th September 2012 when the lucky draw will take place.

Good Luck and Enjoy!

Article compiled by Rosalie Howard

Win a weekend away for two to Woodridge Country Hotel and Spa, a conference and wedding venue in The Midlands KZN

Conference centre Midlands, KZN

Woodridge Country Hotel and Spa is sponsoring a wonderful prize for 2 adults, to win a weekend at their 4-star ‘home-from-home’ on a bed and breakfast basis. Enter our competition by answering the question below and follow our Blog until the draw which will take place on the 21st September 2012. Good Luck! Be a winner!

Location, Location …

Woodridge Country Estate is situated along the magical Midlands Meander, overlooking the rolling hills of the Balgowan valley and direct neighbour to the world-renowned ‘Michael House’. This delightful, luxury conference and leisure venue is waiting to welcome you!

Elegance, beautiful appointments, unsurpassable hospitality and excellent cuisine and service are enhanced by the diverse activities on offer at the property, amidst the naturally grown lavender fields and in the surrounding Midlands Meander. A perfect Team Building destination.

Facilities include a Wellness Spa, a beautiful chapel with awesome valley views and a Wildlife Nature Reserve which attracts not only local folks in conference, or attending weddings but also tourists en-route to the Drakensberg or further afield.

For assistance with your strategic or business planning contact us on 0861 262 262 or

Conferencing and Functions, KwaZulu Natal Midlands

Woodridge Country Hotel and Spa offers tailor-made Conference packages to meet individual budgets and needs and these include the facilitation and organization of team building activities on or off site as well as an on-site specialist in Strategic Planning.

The White Mischief venue is ideal for smaller conference groups of 5-24 delegates or for a private, intimate dinner and the Crested Eagle Venue is the perfect venue for 60 – 120 delegates offering full internet facilities.

‘On A Clear Day, You Can See Forever’ … this is from the view-point of the ‘Isibaya’ A La Carte Restaurant which overlooks the Balgowan valley and extending from this is a spacious wooden deck where light meals are served. The restaurant, serving sumptuous home-cooked yet top-chef prepared meals, is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Within the Nature Reserve is The Boma where one may enjoy an outdoor African eating extravaganza surrounded by the unspoilt natural beauty of the property.

Accommodation Rooms at Woodridge Country Hotel:

Set in the picturesque gardens on the property, Woodridge Country Hotel & Spa offers luxury accommodation in 10 Deluxe suites, 5 Family Chalets and 27 Valley or Forest Suites.

Midlands Meander Activities …. These are numerous and varied, all a stones-throw from Woodridge Country Hotel and Spa – your Gateway to the Midlands Meander and the Drakensberg. Some ideas for the leisure guests, tourists and conference visitors to the venue include: (Follow the map or collect the printed version at Woodridge Country Hotel and Spa and spend a day on this magical mystery tour of the meander with a packed picnic lunch provided by the hotel!)

• African Bird of Prey Sanctuary
• Blue Caterpillar Art Gallery
• Dargle Valley Market
• The Brewery at Nottingham Road
• Culamoya Chimes in the Dargle Valley
• Fly Fishing at Kleinbosch Estate
• Africa Adventure Centre
• Guided Horse Rides at Kleinbosch
• Karkloof Canopy Tour
• Shop at Simply Sam Antiques

Now the moment you have been waiting for …..
Competition Corner (Answer this simple question to enter the lucky draw on the 21st September 2012)
What is the maximum number the Crested Eagle venue can seat in conference?

Article written by Rosalie Howard, Venue Pages