10 stays for the perfect escape to the mountains

Posted on 2 October 2023 By Jordyn Johnson

The fresh air, natural silence, and panoramic mountain range views are all brilliant reasons to escape the city for a stay in the mountains.

Below are ten berg stays you should consider visiting if you need to unwind and relax.

1. Sani Valley Nature Lodges

Sani Valley Nature Lodge boasts spectacular views of the mountains and your very own private lake. The lodge offers luxury, an escape from the busy daily grind, and picturesque views of nature. Each chalet has a fully equipped kitchen, seating area, fireplace, and large glass sliding doors that lead onto a wooden deck.

  • Value: R2,824
  • You Pay: R1,499
  • Includes: 1-night for two people at Sunset Lodge, breakfast included
  • Expires: 30 November 2024
  • Website: daddysdeals.co.za

2. Magalies Mountain Lodge

Magalies Mountain Lodge provides everything you need for a comfortable stay in the Magaliesburg. They offer stunning views of the Magalies Mountains, scrumptious meals, luxurious spa treatments, and exceptional hospitality service.

  • Value: R899
  • You Pay: R2,580
  • Includes: 1-night midweek stay for two, English breakfast included., 25-minute massage, and 30-minute hot tub session
  • Expires: 30 November 2023
  • Website: daddysdeals.co.za

3. Rosetta Fields Country Lodge

Guests are treated to unparalleled views of the Giants Castle mountain range from a luxury chalet. A large open-plan kitchen and dining room overlooks the fields and mountains behind the chalet. The large patio is the ideal place to indulge in a country breakfast and admire the sunset.

  • Value: R2,000
  • You Pay: R1,399
  • Includes: 1-night midweek stay for up to four people
  • Expires: 30 November 2023
  • Website: daddysdeals.co.za

4. Monte Vidéo Guest House

Monte Vidéo serves its guests the utmost comfort in luxury suites, individually styled with tranquility in mind. You will have picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and gorgeous farmlands. This is paired with a comfortable king-sized bed, a large en-suite bathroom, and all the amenities you need.

  • Value: R1,480
  • You Pay: R760
  • Includes: 1-night stay for two, including breakfast
  • Expires: 30 November 2023
  • Website: daddysdeal.co.za

5. Cedar Escape

If you’re looking for a getaway with your best friend or partner, the Tree Tops accommodation at Cedar Escape is your best option. Unplug from your daily stresses and enjoy the quaint town of Citrusdal, away from traffic and noise. Enjoy the fresh countryside air and reconnect with your loved ones.

  • Value: R1,600
  • You Pay: R785
  • Includes: 2-night midweek stay for two guests
  • Expires: 30 November 2023
  • Website: daddysdeals.co.za

6. Cape Dutch Quarters

Cape Dutch Quarters is an ideal mountain escape, complete with access to Tulbagh museums, wine tasting, and a voucher for a massage. Spend a weekend in this beautiful Cape Dutch building between the glorious mountains.

  • Value: R2,340
  • You Pay: R999
  • Includes: 1-night stay for two people, breakfast, a historic audio tour of Church Street and its 28 National Monuments, entry to four museums, R100 massage voucher, wine tasting, a house wine bottle at Reader’s Restaurant
  • Expires: 30 September 2024
  • Website: daddysdeals.co.za

7. Villa Tarentaal

Unwind at a countryside villa in the beautiful Tulbagh Valley for two nights. Villa Tarentaal offers self-catering accommodation in Tulbagh’s Boland town. Explore the town and the fantastic Winelands region while at the villa. The cottages combine rusticity and comfort and are surrounded by breathtaking mountain views.

  • Value: R3,600
  • You Pay: R1,999
  • Includes: 2-night self-catering stay for two people
  • Expires: 30 October 2023
  • Website: daddysdeals.co.za

8. Wolfkop Cottages

Wolfkop Nature Reserve sits at the foothills of the Cederberg mountain range. The cottages are well-furnished and offer the utmost convenience and privacy. All rooms have king-size beds, en-suite bathrooms, and luxury mattresses. Their comfy sofas are perfect for an afternoon nap, and the private jacuzzi is ideal for relaxing and enjoying views of the Olifants Valley.

  • Value: R1,499
  • You Pay: R995
  • Includes: 1-night midweek stay for two people
  • Expires: 31 March 2024
  • Website: daddysdeals.co.za

9. Akkerboom Country Cottages

Escape from the world for a moment or two and stay at Akkerboom Country Cottages with a friend or significant other. Switch off from the world at one of their self-catering cottages, styles and designed for an enjoyable stay. Warm up by the fireplace on cold evenings or cool off in the splash pool during those summer days.

  • Value: R1,580
  • You Pay: R999
  • Includes: 2-night stay for two people
  • Expires: 30 November 2023
  • Website: daddysdeals.co.za

10. Hornbill Lodge

Hornbill Lodge is located on the banks of the Magalies River in the Magaliesburg. The lodge is surrounded by riverine forests and provides a serene natural environment to enjoy a city escape. Visit the Cradle of Humankind or Magalies Canopy Tours, and spend a delicious evening at Legends Steakhouse.

  • Value: R2,300
  • You Pay: R999
  • Includes: 1-night stay for two people, breakfast, discount vouchers for off-site activities, 50% spa treatment discount, 10% discount on lunch and dinner at Legends Restaurant
  • Expires: 31 October 2023
  • Website: daddysdeals.co.za

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