We sent our professional reviewer, Pippa de Bruyn, to find the best accommodation in Ficksburg and the Maluti Mountains. Here are her top 13 cottages and lodges, seven of which are under R375 per person a night.
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.
The Cederberg is full of wild and remote campsites – but for the best, you have to know where to look. Jacques Marais picks eight of the best for exploring the surrounding mountains by hiking, biking, or scrambling.
Nature is one of the quickest routes to relaxation and Hogsback is the perfect place to do it.
There are a myriad things to see and do in Hermanus and surrounds, but here are 12 that I’d like to personally recommend.
Looking for an affordable weekend break near Durban? These self-catering cottages and beach houses were some of our favourites from 2015. They’re all under R400 per person per night and come endorsed by our Getaway journos and contributors.
These self-catering cottages are perfect for a Cape Town weekend break. They were some of our journos’ favourites from 2015 and they’re all under R400 pppn.
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.
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.