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Check out our fresh new look

Hot off the press! We’re delighted to show off some brand new images of Mont Rochelle.

Ulusaba

It’s cat’s life

With summer fast approaching it seems like a distant memory when Hlangisa’s cubs were first introduced to our guests.

Mahali Mzuri

Sharing the Mahali Mzuri magic

Time flies when you’re having fun! It’s been just over a year since the opening of Mahali Mzuri, and with a full 12 months under our belts we wanted to share with you some of the fantastic reviews we’ve had to date.

Necker Belle

Sail away with me

Staying on Sir Richard Branson’s luxury private catamaran Necker Belle means you can explore the beauty of the Caribbean Islands in style, on land or underwater.

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The Archive

  • 2017 August
  • 18th August 2017

    A stay at Mont Rochelle isn’t complete without a visit to our in-house spa.

    15th August 2017

    Producing local honey is not a new venture in the Motorogi Conservancy.

    10th August 2017

    It’s a popular saying that a cat has nine lives, and for the various prides of big cats living near Mahali Mzuri, it sometimes comes in handy to have that extra life or two! Over the past few months, it has been a particularly unsettled time for the local Iseketa pride of lions.

    7th August 2017

    Heading up a hotel team is no easy feat.

    3rd August 2017

    Without a doubt, this is one of our favourite times of year at Mahali Mzuri when the Great Migration is taking place right outside our front door and unbelievable animal sightings are taking place on a daily, if not an hourly basis! With so much happening, our Head Guide, Dickson, has given us a run-down .

  • 2017 July
  • 31st July 2017

    Producing fresh, local produce is something that the Kasbah Tamadot team have put a lot of time and effort towards over the past couple of years.

    26th July 2017

    Reading feedback about how much guests have enjoyed their stay with us is a real highlight to our day!  Recently, Jacqui Misener from Canada got in touch with us after her stay at Mahali.

    3rd July 2017

    In May, we kicked off our 2017 ‘Proms on the Roof’ series with a stellar line up of musicians from the prestigious Royal College of Music.

  • 2017 June
  • 30th June 2017

    We often say that game drives at Ulusaba are one of the most memorable parts of any visit, but this week was an extra special one for the team.

    12th June 2017

    Helen Tabois, Inspiring Travel Company’s Caribbean Product Manager, spent 14 hours on Necker Island and sampled a taste of island life.

    7th June 2017

    The team on Necker Island are constantly looking for new ways to promote sustainable initiatives across the island.

    6th June 2017

    Promoting sustainable practices and pledging our support to climate change initiatives is something we are always proud to highlight at Virgin Limited Edition.

    5th June 2017

    Across our collection of properties the teams have been working hard to eradicate plastic and create recycling strategies to put waste to good use, or in Ulusaba’s case put actual waste to very good use! That’s right, the team use Elephant dung to create paper which is used for menus and those very friendly welcome .

    2nd June 2017

    We were delighted to welcome a very special visitor to meet our resident flamingos at The Roof Gardens this week, five-year-old Daisy.

    2nd June 2017

    Following her recent stay at Kasbah Tamadot, Alex Wix, owner of travel and events specialists Wix Squared, has kindly written a guest blog about her stay.

    1st June 2017

    Throughout June, Virgin Limited Edition will be supporting the amazing work of Ocean Unite, to help raise awareness around the issues of marine conservation.

  • 2017 May
  • 26th May 2017

    There are so many features that we are proud of in the Gardens, but one of the teams favourites has to be the living wall.

    25th May 2017

    The Pride ‘N Purpose team have been helping to coordinate and fund a new construction project at the local Ntseveni School.

    22nd May 2017

    Our restaurant manager, Peter Avis, was delighted to be invited to a very special afternoon at St James’ Palace last week; The Diana Award’s inaugural Legacy Awards Ceremony.

    18th May 2017

    Following her recent stay at Mont Rochelle and Ulusaba, Caitlyn Chase, founder of popular luxury lifestyle blog Caviar and Cashmere, has kindly written about her stay.

    8th May 2017

    Unite BVI are a new not-for-project foundation based in the BVI whose vision is to create opportunities that inspire and empower the next generation to really take ownership and make a difference when it comes to environmental, educational and social issues in the region.

    3rd May 2017

    Well, what a journey it has been for our little feathered (or should that be rubber) friends.

  • 2017 April
  • 25th April 2017

    With The Lodge now closed after a busy winter season, the team are having a well-deserved rest, as well as getting themselves prepared for the summer when The Lodge opens again in June.

    21st April 2017

    The team at Kasbah Tamadot never like to sit still and are constantly thinking of new and innovative ways that they can continue to develop the property to make it even better for guests, staff and the environment.

    11th April 2017

    Due to its prime location in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, witnessing breath-taking animal encounters is largely what makes game drives so spectacular at Mahali Mzuri.

    3rd April 2017

    While visiting Ulusaba, community tours and excursions organised by Pride ‘n Purpose, are a fantastic way to engage and help give back to the local communities.

  • 2017 March
  • 27th March 2017

    At Virgin Limited Edition, promoting and supporting women across the business is something we continue to champion.

    23rd March 2017

    On 25th March 2017, Virgin Limited Edition will be supporting the 10th anniversary of Earth Hour.

    14th March 2017

    One of the most raved about parts of any stay at Mont Rochelle is the quality of the food and drink we serve.

    8th March 2017

    Our Pastry Chef, Kate Malcolm inspires us every day with her tasty creations from the Babylon kitchen.

    1st March 2017

    Rhino poaching is currently at crisis point all over Africa, with the numbers of rhinos being killed by poachers on the rise.

  • 2017 February
  • 17th February 2017

    The past few weeks have been a very busy time for our resident Wine Maker, Dustin Osborne, and his team as they have just completed the 2017 harvest.

    15th February 2017

    As any parent will know, one of the hardest decisions to make with young children is to decide where and when to take them away on holiday.

    6th February 2017

    Following the recent rainfall we mentioned on recently on the blog, there has been a good amount of rain for the first half of the summer and so the animals and vegetation are reaping the rewards.

    1st February 2017

    This year, the Virgin Limited Edition ducks have been spreading their wings and venturing out into the big, wide world.

    1st February 2017

    Now our 2017 #GiveAFlyingDuck competition is in full flight, we have some lovely news from the team at the Tansghart Woodwork Centre in Asni, Morocco.

  • 2017 January
  • 31st January 2017

    After a hard day on the slopes, or maybe not quite such a hard day by the pool, nothing is guaranteed to help you relax more than a visit to our in-house spa.

    24th January 2017

    After gruelling months of drought (the most severe following the lowest annual rainfall ever recorded in South Africa), the start of the rain has been a welcome relief for many of the animals who live in the area.

    17th January 2017

    Besides the white sandy beaches, delicious food and cheeky lemurs, the most celebrated part of a stay on Necker Island is our brilliant staff.

    9th January 2017

    #GiveAFlyingDuck in 2017 and join our ducks as they journey around the world to see some of the most far flung places, doing some good while they’re at it.

    6th January 2017

    It’s that time of year again.