HANDS up if you’re vehement about Survival Of The Fittest.
The programme, which recently premiered on ITV2 at 9pm, is being billed as Love Island for the winter months – which creates clarity as it has the same producers.
The show, hosted by Laura Whitmore, sees fit men and women being pitted against any other in earthy hurdles in the South African savannah.
The programme is being sole as a battle of the sexes – but the TV bosses are clearly anticipating that the contestants will also offshoot up with any other while vital in “The Lodge.” .
While the show focuses on the men and women, there are copiousness of pleasing shots of South Africa – from the savannah to Cape Town.
If you’re feeling desirous to revisit after throwing up on the show, review on for the holiday beam to the area…
Where is Survival Of The Fittest filmed?
While ITV has kept the accurate plcae of the house where the group nap secret, they have suggested that it’s in the savannah in Limpopo, an area of northern South Africa.
The savannah is an area of vast grassland where trees are so widely spaced that they only cover about 20 per cent of the surface.
Home to the ‘big five’ – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino – it is one of world’s the many renouned safari outing destinations.
What is there to do in Limpopo and the savannah?
If you’re in South Africa, you’re likely to be a big fan of animals and streamer out on a safari.
The best place to do this is at the Kruger National Park, one of the largest diversion pot in the whole of Africa.
The Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre in Moholoholo is worth a visit, where you can revisit sick and orphaned animals, and guides will explain how animals are brought back to health.
You’ll also wish to revisit the Sunland Baobab Pub.
The pub is built inside a outrageous baobab tree and can fit 15 drinkers at a time.
The Debengeni Waterfalls are another beauty that you’ll wish to check out when you’re in Limpopo.
You’ll find them in the Drakensberg Mountain Range, at the stream Ramadipha, and they’re ideal place to have a cruise with family.
Similar properties to contestants’ Lodge that we can stay at?
Unfortunately, the Lodge isn’t accessible for hire, as ITV2 actually built it themselves for the show.
However we’ve found some alternatives nearby, if you wish to go all out and sinecure a identical skill in the area.
Phelwana Game Lodge
Located in the Hoedspruit area, you’ll nap in a oppulance tent or a chalet with a private pool.
You can do guided brush walks and diversion drives to mark furious animals, go cycling or fishing.
A one-bedroom villa comes in at £222 per night in August.
Unembeza Boutique Lodge Spa
Situated in Hoedspruit’s Wildlife Estate, all bedrooms have a terrace, a fridge a Nespresso machine.
There’s a brush spa, which offers normal African massages, as good as manicures and pedicures.
You can sinecure bikes and there’s equine roving on offer, too.
The honeymoon unit starts at £177 per night in Aug including breakfast.
This five-star house is in Welgevonden Game Reserve in Limpopo, two hours from Johannesburg.
Surrounded by imperishable scenery, the house is done up of 5 opposite chalets.
You can conduct out on diversion drives, where you’ll see elephants and lions, as good as 2000-year-old stone paintings by ancient bushmen.
A one-bedroom chalet comes in at £361 including full house in August.
Should we revisit Cape Town while I’m there?
Cape Town is an implausible place to revisit – it’s a melting pot of opposite communities, food and enlightenment against the backdrop of Table Mountain and its National Park.
It is also a good mark for those who wish to stay active and learn to surf, paraglide, or go for a hike.
The food on offer ranges from normal South African muck (make certain to try bunny chow, which is a hollowed out fritter of bread with a curry in) to fresh seafood.
Then there are pleasing beaches, such as Camps Bay and the 4 beaches in Clifton – as good as a nudist beach in Sandy Bay.
The city is city is now pang a serious drought yet with tourists asked not to flush the toilet and any person singular to 50 litres of water a day.
On May 11, which they have called “Day Zero,” taps will be cut off in all homes and many businesses opposite the city – so it is worth watchful until after in the year to visit.
Which are the best inexpensive flights to Cape Town?
You can fly to Cape Town from London Heathrow from £964 return in Aug on British Airways.
Which are the best bill hotels in Cape Town?
Lagoon Beach Hotel and Spa
Looking out over Table Mountain and Robben Island, this hotel also has approach beach access.
There’s a roof-deck pool and all bedrooms have views of the sea or of the mountain.
There are 3 restaurants on site, a gym and a spa, as good as activities like windsurfing and hiking.
Rooms start at £116 for a aristocrat with breakfast enclosed in August.
Circa Luxury Apartment Hotel
These apartments are complicated and stylish and are close to the VA Waterfront and Long Street.
There’s a fully-equipped kitchen if you’re wanting to do some of your own cooking while you’re in town.
You’re also close by to the Robben Island Museum and breakfast is included.
A customary unit comes in at £72 per night including breakfast in August.
Three Boutique Hotel
This place is really a attractive option, set in an ancestral white building with verandas around the pool.
There are breathtaking views of Lions Head, Devil’s Beak and Table Mountain from the pool.
Rooms are stylish and flashy in white and grey, while breakfast is included.
Double rooms start at £82 per night in August.