Looking for an affordable weekend break near Joburg? These 12 self-catering cottages and cabins were some of our favourites from 2015, all under R400 pppn.
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.
Say no to average and book into one of these unusual getaways near Gauteng that beat that boring B&B.
We scoured all of the places we reviewed in Getaway magazine over the last year to bring you the best mix of options for an affordable bush break this winter – whether you prefer camping, tented camps, or lodges.
You don’t want to spend your entire holiday feeling uncomfortable, or worrying if your kids are too loud or too busy. There needs to be loads of space and our kids need to be catered for. When our kids are happy, WE are happy. These 10 spots around Cape Town get it right.
With the morning sun rising over Durban’s golden shores, I hit the N3 heading inland in search of the smaller, two-wheel-drive-friendly nature escapes that slip through most itineraries.
Glentana is the first choice holiday destination when George and Oudtshoorn locals go beach-walking. This is why. By Jazz Kuschke.
At first glance, there’s nothing to do in Elands Bay except surf and eat crayfish. Yet the same family caravans return to the beachfront campsite each summer. Clearly, doing very little is part of the appeal in this sleepy coastal town.
At the foot of the Lebombo mountains, just south of Swaziland, lies a destination that not only resembles Zimbabwe’s Lake Kariba, but also rivals it in terms of activities and accommodation. Villiers Steyn and Tabby Mittins soaked up the sun on Lake Jozini.
There is nothing quite like leaving home, only to find yourself in a place that feels like… home. It’s the warm hospitality at Val du Charron Wine and Olive Estate that makes you feel like putting up your feet.
Simon’s Town is special: beaches, Victorian architecture, natural beauty in spades. It’s a village founded on history, and everyone has a story about their love for it.