New Mantis Website

Mantis Collection New Website

We feel like we have been holding our breaths for the longest time! The anticipation for the new Mantis website has been a 3-year journey from re-branding, to merging with the second-largest hotel group in the world – Accor Group, and months of finding our exceptional! Mantis adventures unfold in hotels, eco-escapes, waterways and impact […]


The Zambezi Queen Collection’s fleet of Chobe Princesses get a complete refurbishment Classic like their matriarch, with a touch of fun; the Chobe Princesses offer an intimate, picturesque safari experience. The floating fleet consists of 2 intimate houseboats with 4 en-suite cabins, and 1 houseboat of 5 en-suite cabins. Each houseboat offers a relaxed open […]

Cheers to the trailblazers!

COMPETITION: Which planet-friendly amenities are available for your use in Mantis hotels and eco-escape? Click here to answer and enter for a chance to win an amazing pamper hamper. Cheers to the trailblazers! In the words of Jada Pinkett Smith: “Often we applaud the trails people blaze in the external world that we can see, […]

The Best Dads in the Animal Kingdom

When perplexed by this complication we call life, we look to the ways of our fathers for guidance. We don’t always remember the advice they have given, but the wisdom of their actions is imprinted in our perspective. The greatest dads in the animal kingdom show their young what it means to provide, protect, and […]

The Envoy by Mantis: Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel 2019

THE ENVOY BY MANTIS: Nigeria’s Leading City Hotel 2019 The 26th annual World Travel Awards is globally recognized as the most prestigious honours programme in global travel and tourism, and Mantis is very excited about the accolades that our group and individual Mantis properties have received. World Travel Awards is voted for by travel and tourism […]

Mantis Community Upliftment Programme Hosts First Golf Youth Development

Mantis Community Upliftment Programme Hosts First Golf Youth Development Port Alfred, 27 May 2019 The Mantis Community Upliftment Programme hosted the first Youth Golf Development at Fish River Resort this weekend from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May 2019. Forty young golfers from the township of Port Alfred arrived with their coach, golf pro, Collin […]

Founders Lodge Awarded for Guests’ Satisfaction

Founders Lodge Scoops Two 2019 Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards Founders Lodge by Mantis has received deserved international recognition, picking up wins in two categories at The Boutique Hotel Guest Experience (BoHo) Awards in London on 22 May. The prestigious property was named as the winner in both ‘Best Boutique Hotel (1-20 Rooms)’ and ‘Best International Hotel’ categories at […]

Meet Michelin Starred Chef, Adam Gray

Michelin Starred Chef, Adam Gray Executive Chef, Devonshire Club The Devonshire Club in London is a stylish combination of West-end glamour and East End panache, and you get a modern British experience. At the heart of five floors of prestige, you will find Number Five restaurant where Michelin Star Chef, Adam Gray, serves a range […]

Spectacular Biyela!

Biyela Lodge opens at uMfolozi Big Five Reserve uMfolozi Big Five Reserve is a 6000-hectare concession that is an extension of the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Made of tribal land owned by local tribal communities; uMfolozi is a monumental example of land reform in a time when South Africa is staring blank-faced […]

China Joins the Ethical Conservation Revolution

A strategic partnership with China; renewed hope for conservation. Worldwide Experience is a division of Mantis and spearheads the conservation project development arm of Mantis Education. Worldwide offers a range of experiences that place travellers, veterinary students and volunteers at the forefront of conservation operations. Worldwide Experience recently hosted Giacomo Falcone of Kooka Nature in the People’s […]