Media Coverage

REVIEW: Fordoun Hotel & Spa Durbanite 

Staying germ-free this winter

Why do you feel so grotty?

Winter skincare




Spa Awards press release from Les Nouvelles 2016

Wander at the random through the midlands

5 Ways To Spring Clean Your Body

President Of The East Coast – Fishing At Fourdoun:

Join the East Coast Presidential hopefuls as they head up to the Midlands Meander and try their hand at fly fishing… Who will be eliminated next?

2012 World Luxury Spa Awards Press Release

Fordoun hotel review by The Travel Editor

KwaZulu-Natal from Durban to Mabidi

Nottingham Road Hotel Reviews- Fordoun Hotel & Spa in Kwazulu Natal – from The Travel Editor

Article :- Spa manager of the month – Sarah Sithole

Conference advert

Fordoun visit with Anne

Fordoun Hotel and Spa has been recommended on

Blog Article: A Meander in the Midlands

Simon and Baker Travel Review: Fordoun, a KwaZulu Natal boutique hotel and spa in a dairy farm

A Natal Midland Meander

Great news! A dedicated article about Fordoun Spa, the first in the KwaZulu Natal series, was published –

Magnus Samuelson with Elliott Ndlovu ( video link )

Magnus Samuelson with Graham Neilson ( video link )

Jon accepting SA’s Leading Spa at the World Luxury Travel Awards 2009 ( video link )

Ethos Marketing To Represent Fordoun

Two more “Legends” for the Land Of Legends

Article Midlands Life

Brenda NW Feature

MyWeek – Going places – Elliot Ndlovu



Health-E News: Fighting the Superbugs

The Land of Legends

The Land of Legends is an association of tourism-linked businesses that get together to showcase the quality, beauty and diversity that KZN has to offer, says Fordoun Hotel and Spa GM Richard Bates. ‘All members need to have historical links and a strong social and environment focus; most importantly, a philosophy that what you put into the association is more important than what you get out. The ass o c i at i o n ’s Ingwazi Awards is an opportunity to acknowledge those who have made KZN a better place. This year we recognised two brilliant conservationists, Andrew Zaloumis, CEO of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, and Simon Naylor, conservation manager at Phinda’

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Les Nouvelles Esthetique Spa Awards 2016

We’re a winner!

We are very proud to have been chosen as the Best Boutique Hotel Spa in South Africa at the 12th annual Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards in July.The 2016 Spa Awards consisted of six categories, namely Day Spa, Hotel Spa, Boutique Hotel Spa, Unique Spa Concept, Safari Spa and Aesthetic/Medi Spa categories. Read more…

Paying honour to that Food-Wine partnership – Nicola Jenvey (Sponsor Diners Club)

Origins and History of Whisky

Who Invented Fathers Day?

Could ‘man flu’ actually be real?

Cape Legends Inter Hotel Challenge 2016 LAUNCH Part Three

Happy New Year!

History of Recycling

Could campaigns like Dry January do more harm than good?

Festive fare

The 10th annual Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Awards 2014

Food 4 Thought Update on Umthombo Street Children’s Work

Article by Responsible Traveller


Perfect Potato

The early days

A programme on Fordoun – CNBC

Year End Function – 2013

I Found Time At Fordoun Hotel & Spa – Dan Nash

Wisdom Tales – Crane Stories from Southern Africa

Fordoun – 5 Star in the Midlands of KZN

What’s Cooking in the Midlands: Episode 32: Fordoun Spa

South Africa’s Wine List Awards 2012 – KwaZulu Natal – Best Medium List Fourdoun Hotel & Spa

Spa Awards press release from Les Nouvelles Esthetiques – Winner in the category of Boutique Hotel Spa

South African Wine List Awards 2012: Winners Announced