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2019 The Lilizela Tourism Award

2019 The Lilizela Tourism Award

We received another invitation to attend the 2019 Lilizela Tourism Award ceremony. We have been recognised and rewarded for the work we do with passion and with pride to welcome our guests and to serve them to the best of our ability.  We see it as an encouragement...

We say no to single use plastic

We say no to single use plastic

We say "NO" to Single-Use Plastics! Boubou Bed and Breakfast is getting rid of single use plastic amenities in our bathrooms. Travellers can usually expect miniature amenities in our bathrooms, but we are ditching the tiny shampoo, conditioner and shower gel bottles...

By word of mouth

By word of mouth

By word of mouth.Someone once said family travels together, stays together and I fully agree that this is true of the Samme family from the United Kingdom. This is what he had to say: “I first visited Boubou in 2013 whilst working in Rustenburg, I stayed for 3 weeks...

Boubou Bed & Breakfast – 11th Anniversary

Boubou Bed & Breakfast – 11th Anniversary

11 Years AnniversaryFacebook reminded me the other day that the most commented photo of 2008 was the 1st  September, 11 years ago when we opened our Bed and Breakfast and welcomed guests from all over the world. Over these years we have met so many guests who are now...

Review from Dutch speaking guests

Review from Dutch speaking guests

Medio maart van dit jaar hebben mijn vrouw Angelica en ik een aantal nachten doorgebracht bij Boubou B&B in de omgeving van Rustenburg in Zuid-Afrika. Vanaf de eerste kennismaking met de eigenaren Marnice en Jan-Piet tot aan het moment dat wij afscheid van elkaar...

2019 Certificate of Excellence

2019 Certificate of Excellence

What’s the big deal about?   2019 Certificate of Excellence. Earning five certificates of Excellence in a row, consistently receiving positive reviews and ratings from our guests, and receiving the public recognition, this is what it is all about!Boubou Bed and...

Destinations, North West Province, SA

Destinations, North West Province, SA

North West Destinations... We've got the destination for you. Somebody once wrote a lovely comparison and I would like to share it with you. “Every morning an impala awakes knowing that it must outrun the fastest lion if it wants to stay alive. Every morning a lion...

Lilizela Awards 2018 – BouBou Wins Again

Lilizela Awards 2018 – BouBou Wins Again

BouBou Bed & Breakfast once again won first place at the Lilizela Awards 2018 in the category 4 Star Bed & Breakfast in the North West Province.The Lilizela Awards is an initiative of the National Department of Tourism, which has been held annually...

Boubou Bed and Breakfast – The Story of the Woodland Kingfisher

Boubou Bed and Breakfast – The Story of the Woodland Kingfisher

The Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis) is a small bird with stunningly colourful plumage. It has very bright blue feathers on its back, wing panels and tail, with black shoulders and a white belly.This beautiful bird is an intra-African migrant and return...

2017 Lilizela Awards

2017 Lilizela Awards

We do Tourism! We are celebrating our 9th year in Tourism and our hard work is recognized for the second year as category winner of our Four Star Bed and Breakfast of the Lilizela Tourism Awards in the North West Province 2017. Come an enjoy our awarding...

WE NEED YOUR VOTE-Lilizela Awards 2017 – Vote for Service Excellence!

WE NEED YOUR VOTE-Lilizela Awards 2017 – Vote for Service Excellence!

It's that specials time of the year... The Lilizela Awards! And we need your vote to win the award for Service Excellence. It would be such a great honour for us if you could a few minutes of your precious time to cast your vote. At Boubou we really strive to go above...

3 Science Backed Reasons to get back to Nature

3 Science Backed Reasons to get back to Nature

Great Source of Vitamin D One of the best ways to get vitamin D naturally is to enjoy a bit of sunlight. By helping maximize calcium absorption, vitamin D promotes bone and dental health. It can also elevate mood and reduce the risk of...

Events near Boubou Bed & Breakfast – June 2017

Events near Boubou Bed & Breakfast – June 2017

04 June FNB Platinum Trail Run The FNB Platinum Trail Run encompasses the best trail running routes in the North West Province. Taking in the might of the Magaliesberg and the majestic Buffelspoort Dam, the Platinum Trail Run will treat runners with...

Events May 2017

Events May 2017

21 – 24 May Corporate Golf Masters Great Networking meets Great Golfing Sun International, in partnership with Ian Smith, are delighted to announce the first-ever Corporate Masters Golf Tournament, to be hosted at Sun City Resort, South...

Events April 2017

Events April 2017

27 – 30 April Battle of the Giants 2017 The South African Body of Dance (SABOD), in conjunction with Sun International, is looking forward to hosting the 2017 Battle of the Giants All Styles Dance Sport Festival at Sun City.

Events August 2017

Events August 2017

19 & 20 August Cycle 4 CANSA – Lost City   Come and join us for a fun filled, action packed weekend with loads of prizes up for grabs. Gain free access to Sun City & The Valley of Waves on the race day. Cyclists receive a Valley of...

Events November 2017

Events November 2017

9 – 12 November NEDBANK GOLF CHALLENGE – Sun City Considered one of South Africa’s flagship golf tournaments, the Nedbank Golf Challenge is a fiercely contested battle between top golfers from around the world. Sanctioned...

October 2017

9 – 10 October SANLAM CANCER CHALLENGE – Sun City The shared spirit of being proactive in the battle against cancer is what underpins a tournament that is committed to using golf as the vehicle for social change in South Africa and inspiring...

New and Improved Sun City 2016

Get ready for an amazing Summer! Sun City just reopened their doors to a whopping R 800 million revamp just in time for the Festive Season. They refurbishment includes the revitalisation of four hotels, the Entertainment Centre, and food and beverage...