￼Here are 12 must-visit spots that’ll ￼get you away from the crowds and close to simple pleasures and (if you’re lucky)￼ some delicious home-made food.
Blog posts: Places to stay
Find the perfect hideout, holiday house, backpackers, B&B, lodge or a great spot under the stars for your next break.
This cluster of apartment blocks and high-rise hotels on a fine stretch of beach (with a promenade to match) is one of South Africa’s most sought-after destinations.
These 10 remote cottages are perfect for two. From R250pp sharing, this is our pick of the cosiest couples’ accommodation in South Africa.
Just three hour’s from Johannesburg is a place that will make any wildlife enthusiast rejoice. Melanie van Zyl returns to her childhood stomping ground – the Waterberg.
With miles of unspoilt white beaches and its warmer waters, Arniston is a pretty village which makes for a fantastic weekend escape. If you go now, you’ll spot some whales.
This small town in Mpumalanga has fabulous countryside views and excellent fishing options, and it’s an easy drive from Joburg.
Time for a reboot? This Western Cape town is slow, soulful, gentle and quite – and fittingly, has patchy cell reception.
4x4ing the Namib Desert is a thrilling trip, but the drive up to Namibia takes two days – these are some of the best places to stay along the way.
From mountain cabins, beach cottages, family-friendly, pet-friendly and wheelchair-friendly accommodation this list features all the places on Airbnb that we’re dreaming of visiting this winter.
The annual National Arts Festival turns the sleepy, historic Grahamstown into a riot of song, dance, theatre and fun which is why you need to book your bed for it now.