10 weekend breaks near Cape Town for under R600 per person

Posted on 15 December 2021

Looking for an affordable weekend break near Cape Town? These self-catering cottages and guest houses are some of our favourites. They’re all under R600 per person per night, and all within easy driving distance from the Mother City. There’s no reason not to go!

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1. Bantry Bay Guest House, Bantry Bay

Cost: From R599 per night for two
Deal: One night in beautiful Bantry Bay
Address: Bantry Bay Guest House,10 Craigrownie Road, Bantry Bay


Bantry Bay Guest House is tucked away at the base of Lion’s Head. While the guest house is only a few minutes from the heart of Cape Town and all of its attractions, its location in a quiet cul-de-sac lends itself to peace and tranquillity.

Six en-suite bedrooms are available, all of which are furnished and spacious. You might get lucky and get a room with its own private balcony.

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2. Impangele Mountain Lodge, Hext River Valley

Cost: R499 per unit (sleeps four)
Deal: A one-night midweek stay in a self-catering chalet for up to four people.
Address: Impangele Mountain, Lodge De Doorns, Hex River Valley

The setting is serene, and the scenery is breathtaking. Enjoy a late-afternoon braai while watching the sun set behind the surrounding mountains. You don’t have to drive for hours to get to your destination. Impangele Mountain Lodge is only a one-and-a-half-hour drive from Cape Town. There are numerous activities available for nature lovers and 4X4 enthusiasts. Bring your mountain bike and hiking boots to enjoy the beautiful trails available to Lodge guests.

3. The Wild Mushroom, Stellenbosch

Cost: R999 per night for 2 people
Deal: A five-star guesthouse in the Cape Winelands
Address: The Wild Mushroom, 39 Digteby Estate, Vlottenburg Road, Stellenbosch

The Wild Mushroom is an award-winning country house in Stellenbosch that is conveniently located between popular wine estates and restaurants. This is known as a recuperation haven – a place where you can gather strength and face potential challenges with a clear mind. This is only possible after you’ve consumed the most important meal of the day, which is included in the deal! Every day, a full gourmet breakfast is served under the pergola in the courtyard.

4. Goudkop Bush Camp, Redelinghuys

Cost: R949 per night for 2 people
Deal: Accommodation in a bush camp for a much-needed break
Address: Goudkop Bush Camp, Skrik van Rondom Farm Unit 42, R366 Road Redelinghuys

Get away from Cape Town for a peaceful stay on the West Coast. Goudkop Bush & Detox Camp, nestled on a hillside on the outskirts of the Verlorenvlei Vallei, is a haven for nature lovers and solitary seekers. You are greeted by panoramic views of the Sandveld Valley and the Piketberg Mountains. Feel completely immersed in nature as lush scenery unfolds in front of you and wildlife grazes nearby.

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5. Pebble Bay Bed & Breakfast, Pebble Bay

Cost: R899 per night for 2 people
Deal: A two-night stay in Pebble Bay
Address: Pebble Bay Bed & Breakfast, 395 Mark Ave Cape Agulhas Suiderstrand

Do you need a vacation but dislike the crowds that are often associated with seaside towns? Then a two-night stay in Pebble Bay is the ideal seaside retreat for some peace and quiet. Not sure where to begin your search for Cape Agulhas bed and breakfast lodging? Pebble Bay is ideal for visitors who prefer more laid-back accommodations where they can come and go as they please, exploring all the amazing attractions of nearby seaside villages.

6. Rexford Manor, Knysna

Cost: R799 per night for 2 people
Deal: A 1-Night Stay in Knysna for Two
Address: Rexford Manor, 7 The Commonage Cl Rexford Knysna

Enjoy a boutique accommodation experience in the heart of Knysna, along the world-famous Garden Route. This luxurious and quaint boutique guesthouse is nestled in the quietly beautiful suburb of Rexford, a historical town with high level picturesque views of the surrounding area. Rexford Manor provides guests with the opportunity to experience everything that makes a getaway great: delicious breakfast, fantastic service, beautiful views, a peaceful environment, plenty of adventure, and so much more.

7. Lagoon Beach Hotel & Spa, Milnerton

Cost: R1 199 per night for 2 people
Deal: A quick escape to a wonderful holiday atmosphere nearby!
Address: Lagoon Beach Hotel & Spa, 1 Lagoon Gate Drive, Milnerton

The classic suites provide both comfort and luxury, which is essential for a truly relaxing and enjoyable seaside vacation. Mountain-facing and courtyard-facing rooms are available (strictly subject to availability). All rooms have air conditioning, DSTV, WiFi, an electronic safe, and tea and coffee-making facilities.

8. Old Bank Hotel, Cape Town Centre

Cost: R999 per night for two
Deal: Accommodation in Cape Town with a delicious breakfast
Address: Old Bank Hotel, 85 St George’s Mall


Are you a Capetonian looking for a break from your daily routine? Or are you traveling from afar and looking for upscale accommodations from which to enjoy everything Cape Town has to offer? The elegant Old Bank Hotel is the ideal hotel in an ideal location. This modern, luxurious spot is located in the heart of Mother City’s bustling center, just steps away from cultural treasures, excellent shopping, and some of the best food and entertainment in the city!

9. Cape Dutch Quarters, Tulbagh

Cost:  R899. A 1-night stay for 2 in Tulbagh
Deal: Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city for a charming country stay.
Address: Old Bank Hotel, 85 St George’s Mall

A historic audio tour of Church Street and its 28 National Monuments, as well as admission to the four Tulbagh museums, are included. The Cape Dutch Quarters are located on Church Street, which is an 800m long open-air museum lined with 30 national monuments. Purchase two vouchers to make it a two-night weekend stay.

10. Villa Tarentaal, Tulbagh

Cost:  R699. A 1-night stay for 2 in Tulbagh
Deal: This historic wine-farm town offers both peace and adventure!
Address: Villa Tarentaal Van Der Stel Street Tulbagh

Do you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and visit a small town rich in history and culture? If this sounds all too familiar, then a trip to Tulbagh to stay at the charming Villa Tarentaal is an opportunity not to be missed!

Please note: deals were available and accurate at the time of publication.


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