Celebrate Women’s Month with South of Africa

woman-strongSouth of Africa is celebrating Women’s Month with an array of fantastic getaway offers that will make her feel extra special!  From the BFF-breakfast at Abalone House & Spa in Paternoster, to the pampering spoils of the new Spa at Shangri-La in Modimolle, we have it all this August.

South Africa annually sets aside this month to commemorate the aspirations and achievements of women.  The historical significance of 9 August, National Women’s Day, goes back to 1956 when 20 000 women marched to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest the extension of passes restricting freedom of movement during the apartheid government.  The women were led by the Federation of South African Women (Fedsaw) including four women: Lillian Ngoyi, Helen Joseph, Rahima Moosa and Sophia Williams De Bruyn.  We commemorate this historic event throughout August with our themed getaway packages.

Shangri-La will play host to a special Women’s Day event in October.  View our events calendar for more information on the prestigious occasion.