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19th July 2017
This September Ulusaba Private Game Reserve will be inviting guests to celebrate South Africa’s Arbor month; offering the perfect opportunity to go beyond the adventures of the bush and help to change the lives of others within the local community.
Arbor Month’s mission is to improve quality of life and create sustainable settlements by giving low-income communities fruit or indigenous trees to plant at their homes in South Africa. Trees still supply the basic elements of life: oxygen, water vapour, food, shelter and fuel and are an efficient way to offset carbon emissions which contribute to global warming.
Pride ‘n’ Purpose, Ulusaba’s charitable arm, will welcome guests to the local village of Dumphries and invite them to help plant fruit trees. For those looking to ‘dig deep’ they can purchase a tree for ZAR500 before rolling up their sleeves to personally plant it, or alternatively a tree can be planted on their behalf for ZAR250. Planting a tree is a fantastic way to keep the memories of Ulusaba alive, and the team will send updates on the progress of the tree and the local community long after the plane has departed to travel home.
Ulusaba Private Game Reserve is one of the most breath-taking safari lodges in the Sabi Sand Reserve. Guests can enjoy twice daily game drives guided by expert rangers, spectacular views and unlimited food and drink during their stay. There’s even a mini bar that will be restocked daily with drinks and snacks just in case you’re peckish! Take in your surroundings with a spa treatment or simply chill out by the pool. If that’s not enough, when booking a stay of 4 nights or more before the end of November we are offering the final night for free!
For further information and images, please contact:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8600 0468
Tel: +44 (0)20 8600 0472
Notes to Editors:
Virgin Limited Edition is an award-winning collection of unique retreats, chosen for their beautiful locations and magnificent surroundings; each offers a sense of fun, style, luxury and exceptional personal service. The group includes Necker Island in the Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands, Ulusaba Private Game Reserve in South Africa, The Roof Gardens and Babylon Restaurant in London, Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco, The Lodge in Verbier, Necker Belle, a 105 foot luxury catamaran, Mahali Mzuri, a tented safari camp in Kenya, Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South Africa, and the Son Bunyola Estate in Mallorca. Please visit www.virginlimitededition.com for more details.
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