15 best romantic getaways with a private jacuzzi

Posted on 28 February 2023 By Jordyn Johnson

Mountains in the background, a glass of champagne in hand, while enjoying the relaxation a private jacuzzi brings is the ultimate way to enjoy romantic getaways.

Whether you’re celebrating an anniversary or just being able to spend time with a loved one, friend, or even yourself, these stays are the perfect spots to spend a weekend.


1. Africamps Hoedspruit

Africamps Hoedspruit is set on a picturesque dam that nyala, bushbuck, waterbuck, kudu, zebra, and a variety of bird species frequent. Every tent comes with a wood-fired jacuzzi, which is a great place to enjoy the nature you’re surrounded by in Hoedspruit.

2. Pondoro Game Lodge, Suites

romantic getaways with private jacuzzi

Picture: Pondoro Game Lodge

All five of Pondoro’s suites are designed to provide the most luxurious comforts. Enjoy the wildlife visiting the Oliphants River in front of your suite, right from your private jacuzzi.


3.  Rosemary Hill, The Zenkaya

The Zenkaya invites nature into the capsule with its expansive glass doors and muted earthy tones. Beneath the trees outside the capsule is the wood-fired jacuzzi, just waiting for you to enjoy being surrounded by the greenery of nature.

4. Leadwood Safari Company

romantic getaways with private jacuzzi

Picture: Leadwood Safari Company

Leadwood Safari Company offers glamping at its finest within the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve. Choose to relax in the open-air hot tub as the sun goes down or pre-book a game drive to make the most of your time in the bush.

Western Cape

5. Wolfkop Cottages

Picture: Melanie van Zyl

Beneath the Cederberg mountains and above the Citrusdal Valley, Waboom and Spekboom Cottages offer a lot to do or a lot of time to do nothing. The best place to enjoy the peace and contemplate life is in their hot tubs overlooking the sweeping scenery.

6. Jan Groentjie

Between the Cape’s beloved winelands and mountain ranges, Klipheuvel Forest Farm getaway is a nature lover’s paradise. The Jangroentjie Cottage makes the most spectacular getaway with its luxurious wood-fired hot tub built into the deck.

7. Nima Lodge

romantic getaways with private jacuzzi

This incredible Wilderness retreat is made for a romantic getaway. Take a walk to the waterfall within the Wilderness National Park, or while away in the afternoon, lazing in the jacuzzi with your loved one.

KwaZulu Natal

8. Dumbe Accommodation

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Stay warm and cosy in the jacuzzi bath surrounded by big windows that frame the majestic Northern Drakensberg mountains. The sundeck and the feeling of complete isolation will add romance to your weekend getaway in the berg.

9. White Elephant Africamps

romantic getaways with private jacuzzi

Base yourself on Lake Jozini within Africa’s first private game reserve, Pongola Game Reserve. Enjoy the pleasures of glamping, as well as your very own wood-fired jacuzzi with a view.

  • Rates: R2 440 per couple sharing (peak season)
  • Location: Farm Leeuwspoor Pongola Game Reserve South
  • Contact: [email protected]
  • Website: africamps.com

10. Brahman Hills, Self-catering cottages

Picture: Brahman Hills

The rolling Midlands’ hills are the ideal backdrop to a getaway with your loved one. Book the self-catering one-bedroom cottage and sip bubbling wine in your bubbling jacuzzi.


11. Bubble Valley

Picture: The Bubble Valley

Spending a romantic getaway in one of Africa’s first bubble tent suites sounds like a unique experience. Drink champagne beneath the stars while enjoying a relaxing soak in your private hot tub.

12. Migrate Portfolio, Eagle View

romantic getaways with private jacuzzi

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Migrate Portfolio’s Eagle View #2 room has everything you need for a romantic getaway. Breathe in the fresh mountain air, listen to the unencumbered sounds of nature, and allow your eyes to feast on the sweeping country hills, all while lying in your private hot tube.

North West

13. Mamagalie Mountain Lodge, Serenity Lodge


romantic getaways with private jacuzzi

Picture: The Bubble Valley

The Serenity Lodge has a private jacuzzi strategically placed for you to take in the views of the Buffelspoort Valley and Magaliesburg mountains. You can even spot the resident blesbok, impala, warthog, and grey duiker while lazing in the hot tub.

  • Rates: R400 p p s
  • Location: 468 JQ Barnardsvlei Road Buffelshoek Box 1065, Mooinooi
  • Contact: +27 84 513 9480
  • Website: mamagalie.co.za

Eastern Cape

14. Misty Mountain Reserve, The Pyramid

Picture: Misty Mountain Reserve

The Pyramid within the Misty Mountains Reserve is perfectly defined when it comes to a romantic getaway. The glass pyramid allows you to enjoy the stars from your bed or wallow in your private jacuzzi while taking in nature’s night lights.

Free State

15. Bubble Valley Clarens

romantic getaways with private jacuzzi

Picture: The Bubble Valley

Clarens is a destination worth visiting with your loved one. The bubble tent suites look out onto the beautiful mountain range, but you can equally enjoy the scenery from the jacuzzi.

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