We gave this Durban-based family a strict budget and sent them packing. Here’s where they went and what they did.
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.
It’s possible to have a weekend away with a strict budget of R3000. Try this pet-friendly route to Eshowe affordable for a family.
See the biggest African Penguin colony and explore coastal forests in this secret section of Addo Elephant National Park.
Plettenberg Bay has coastline, forest, river, and farmland. It’s a delightful playground for all ages and we have the inside scoop on how to holiday here.
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.
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.