6 weekend breaks near Cape Town for under R700 per person

Posted on 20 January 2023

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 R700 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. Craigrownie Guest House, Bantry Bay

Cost: From R1050 per night for two
Visit: afristay.com

Address: 10 Craigrownie Road, Bantry Bay

weekend breaks near Cape Town for under R600 per person

This lovely 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, Hex River Valley

Cost: R499 per unit (sleeps four)

Visit: www.afristay.com
Address: De Doorns, Hex River Valley

weekend breaks near Cape Town for under R600 per person

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. Goudkop Bush Camp, Redelinghuys

Cost: R949 per night for 2 people

Visit: SafariNow
Address: Skrik van Rondom Farm, Unit 42, R366 Road Redelinghuys

weekend breaks near Cape Town for under R600 per person

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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4. Lagoon Beach Hotel & Spa, Milnerton

Cost: R1 199 per night for 2 people
Deal: Lagoon Beach Hotel 
Address: 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.

5. Cape Dutch Quarters, Tulbagh

Cost:  R400 per person sharing

Visit: Cape Dutch Quarters 
Address: 24 – 25 Church Street, Tulbagh

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 800-m-long open-air museum lined with 30 national monuments.

6. Villa Tarentaal, Tulbagh

Cost:  R2 800 per night, sleeps four
Visit: Villa Tarentaal 
Address: 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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