If you’re at the end of your tether and feel like you need a break before you snap, one of our weekend getaways near Durban will be a sure cure to restore your body and mind.
Blog posts: Weekend breaks
Weekends were made for travel. It doesn’t matter if it’s an affordable weekend break that’s just out of town or a weekend getaway to challenge the ordinary, the first step to a satisfying break is knowing where to go. Below are some of the best accommodation options to suit you, tried and tested by our weekend warriors.
If you’re in serious need of a break, or just ready to explore The Mother City’s beautiful surroundings, book one of these affordable weekend getaways near Cape Town.
It’s hard to decide on a good campsite. To solve that problem, here’s a list of 30 of the best campsites around South Africa.
Feeling like you need an urgent break, but aren’t sure where to go? Here are twenty interesting ideas for weekend getaways not too far from Johannesburg.
This weekend I spent a night at the beautiful Cape Pines accommodation on the shore of the Eikenhof dam, Grabouw. Perfect for a group getaway.
On my way back from a deliciously lazy weekend in the small fly-fishing town of Dullstroom, I stopped at the Dullstroom Bird of Prey Centre to meet some magnificent feathered creatures in their new safe haven. From small curious owls to majestic eagles with talons bigger than my hands, there were many winged wonders taking refuge at the sanctuary for rehabilitation and education. Here are a few of my favourites.
Looking for an eco getaway that’s as good for the environment as it is for you? Then get off the grid and visit Africa’s southernmost indigenous forest, Platbos, the ancient forest located in Overberg.
Old Mac Daddy is a luxury trailer park on an apple farm in the Elgin Valley. It’s only about an hour’s drive from Cape Town and from the moment I heard of it, I wanted to take my future daughter there …
For a unique break that’s particularly well suited to outdoor and adventure-loving families, Horizon Horseback Safaris has recently introduced a tented safari camp that brings an international- standard riding safari within the budgets of South Africans.
Those who live in Cape Town have it all, it least in summer. But even Cape Tonians need to get out of town every once in a while.