Looking for an affordable weekend break in the Karoo? These are our favourite cottages and guest farms and they’re all under R500 per person.
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.
These 10 remote cottages are perfect for two. From R250pp sharing, this is our pick of the cosiest couples’ accommodation in South Africa.
There’s affordable accommodation and food, and more water than you’d think in Kakamas. This Orange River town is also friendly, writes Naomi Roebert.
It’s hard to decide on a good campsite. To help solve that problem, here are some of our favourite campsites around South Africa.
These great campsites are all within 3.5 hours drive of Johannesburg and perfect for a weekend camping trip.
Under new management, Tshwane Metro is proclaiming big things in 2017 for Pretoria residents and visitors alike. Tyson Jopson went there to see what’s behind the noise.
Love camping? So do we. These are some of our favourite Western Cape campsites, our pick of the best camping in the Overberg, Cederberg and Garden Route.
The gorgeous town of Zinkwazi is close to Durban and has wide unspoilt beaches. It brims and hums during the holiday, and out of season it’s a paradise of tranquillity, writes photojournalist Chris Davies.
Harare is like a rebel child of the family – unpredictable, a little unkempt, edgy… and exciting to hang out with. After some time away, Zimbabwean Michelle Hardie soaks up the energy and joie de vivre of Zimbabwe’s capital city.
Just a short ride from Joburg is a weekend escape that’ll take you back to the start of life as we know it. Welcome to the Cradle of Humankind.