At the foot of the legendary Ghost Mountain in Mkuze, northern KwaZulu-Natal, lies the privately owned 4-star Ghost Mountain Inn. Celebrating 50 years as Zululand’s Finest Country Inn this year, this intimate and beautiful hotel is situated in the ideal location from which to explore the array of wildlife and coastal reserves in Maputaland and the Elephant Coast.

Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the abundance of wildlife and the scenic splendours of this rich and diverse region during game drives, guided walks and boat cruises in the company of knowledgeable rangers. Tiger fishing is arranged on Lake Jozini while twitchers can enjoy one of southern Africa’s top birding destinations with over 450 species. The Spa offers a range of skin and body treatments and healthy lunches in a tranquil environment. Those who prefer the relaxing sound of birdsong and the warmth of the African sun will find their respite at the poolside within the indigenous gardens of Ghost Mountain Inn.

Situated 500km south-east of Johannesburg and with easy access to Swaziland and Mozambique, the Ghost Mountain Inn offers the ideal base to explore this diverse region.

Members get 10 percent off – valid until May 2013. Call 035 573 1025 or www.ghostmountaininn.co.za - Saturday Star