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R100pp

Waterfalls

Hermanus, Western Cape

Rustic thatched house on the Kleinrivier lagoon - 10km from Hermanus (& 10km from Stanford)

Waterfalls is a rambling thatched house, 10km downstream from Stanford and a similar distance upstream from Hermanus. It is also the stuff of happy holidays, past and present. Lying across the way from host Elspeth and Richard’s home and surrounded by...

From
R200pp

Forget-Me-Not

Pringle Bay, Betty's Bay and Kleinmond, Western Cape

Two-bedroomed house within walking distance of Kleinmond beach - In Kleinmond

Looking for a functional, yet relaxed and comfortable spot in Kleinmond? Forget-Me-Not ticks the boxes. This double-story is situated within a short walk down to Kleinmond’s long Blue Flag beach. With two double bedrooms, the house is suited to a fa...

From
R800
per unit

39 Marine Drive Rondawel

Cape Agulhas & Struisbaai, Western Cape

Renovated rondawel with sea views - along Struisbaai beachfront

Now, back in the day (mid-seventies), Marine Drive - the seafront track linking Struisbaai to Cape Agulhas - hadn't seen much in the way of development. In fact, one of few beach shacks was a rough and ready little rondawel that offered many a happy holiday,...

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R200pp

Rockhaven Farm

Porterville, Western Cape

Mountain farm with two cottages - 25km from Porterville

Like a number of surrounding getaways, Rockhaven has the unfair advantage of being nestled among the spectacular Groot Winterhoek mountains. In this case, two comfortable cottages (Protea and Erica) with very reasonable price tags provide your weekend lodgin...

From
R750
per unit

Brinksfontein

Sutherland, Northern Cape

Rustic Karoo farmhouse with sweeping views - 65km from Sutherland in the Moordenaarskaroo

If you're seeking true escape, Brinksfontein is the real deal.  Sixty-five kays from Sutherland and jammed against a rugged backdrop of Moordenaars Karoo peaks, this tastefully renovated farmhouse offers big skies, oodles of space and deafening silence...

From
R50pp

Eikebos Campsite

Greyton, Western Cape

Farm with a 7-stand campsite under giant oak trees - 20km from Greyton

Appointed on a working farm 4km off the R406 between Caledon and Greyton, Eikebos offers a picturesque and intimate camping experience. With a grand total of seven stands, all shaded by majestic oak trees and circled by open views of rolling farmland and t...

From
R100pp

Die Houthuis, Die Wyntenke & A Snoozer's Cottage

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Persimmon, pomegranate and grape farm on the Breede River, with a rustic barn overlooking the water, a casual house set 200m back and a converted wine cellar for groups - 7km from Bonnievale

As far as rustic weekend getaways go, Die Houthuis is the last of a dying breed – a place where not even Triple-X Gel can keep the hair up. It’s the oldest getaway in Bonnievale, dating back to 1968 when the Milnerton Jewish Guild sold what was t...

From
R100pp

Suikerbossie Guest Farm

Ceres, Western Cape

Sprawling farm in the Koue Bokkeveld with 18 self-catering camps, three of them equipped - 90km from Ceres (& 30km on rough dirt road from Citrusdal)

Suikerbossie has evolved in massive leaps and bounds since the Captain Getaway and his trusty hound, the Budget Brak, first visited a few years ago. What started out as a rough and ready experience is now the ‘safari getaway’ of the Koue Bokkevel...

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R100pp

Champagne by the River Campsite & Cottage

Greyton, Western Cape

Fruit farm with a private campsite and a cottage on the Zonderend River - 15km from Greyton

A fruit farm on the Zonderend River, Champagne offers a small campsite, a new bushcamp and a cottage, all set on the water and with a lovely open outlook towards the mountains. The campsite is sheltered and private (great for a single gr...

From
R150pp

Kouga Wildernis

Baviaanskloof, Eastern Cape

Historic farm bordering the Baviaanskloof, with a farmhouse, two cottages, a campsite, a bush camp, and an equipped caravan - 28km from Joubertina in the Kouga mountains

Now here’s a getaway where you can really escape in the true sense of the word - over 3000ha of historic Langkloof farm bordering the majestic Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve, 28 kays from Joubertina.  Kouga Wildernis has been farmed by the Ferre...

From
R200pp

Desert Wind Private Game Farm

Montagu, Western Cape

An adventure game farm with a 10-sleeper self-catering guest house, a 4-sleeper self-catering guest cottage, a 4-sleeper stone cottage and two luxury self-catering king suites - at the end of a 40km gravel road north of Montagu (and 40km from Touwsrivier)

A few choice guest snippets to get our wordy review of Desert Wind rolling…  "For me Desert Wind Private Game Farm really is the ultimate getaway. I love the vast open spaces of untouched raw natural beauty that surrounds the farm… The ho...

From
R150pp

Bordeaux River Cottages

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Three timber cottages with own jetties on the banks of the Breede River - 8km Bonnievale

Surrounded by orchards and vineyards in the broad Breede River valley, and eight kilometers from Bonnievale, lies the farm Bordeaux and its three rustic timber cottages. It's the type of weekend spot you’ll find yourself lazing about on your wooden de...

From
R100pp

Tarentaalkraal Farm Cottage

Greyton, Western Cape

Sprawling farm with a traditional cottage - 15km from Greyton

The scene is typically Overberg: rolling grain fields disappearing into a hazy horizon cropped by fynbos-coated mountains. The farm’s touted attractions include vast tracts of unspoilt nature for walking, hiking, bird and animal watching, and a ri...

From
R230pp

Elands Bay Guesthouse

Elands Bay, Western Cape

Four spacious self-catering houses/units 200m from the ocean, offering a variety of options for both small and large groups - in Elands Bay

Finding decent accommodation Elands Bay is like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. For the moment don’t even bother looking at the paltry alternatives – head straight to Elands Bay Guesthouse. Backdropped by mountain, and with neighbo...

From
R200pp

Rainbow Glen Self-Catering Chalets

Montagu, Western Cape

Family- and pet-friendy venue with seven cottages - in Montagu

The cousins and their kids are out from Perth and you’re keen to rub their noses in it - just to prove, despite young Julius Malema, that good ol' SA is still top of the pops when it comes to beauty and local hospitality.  Trick is how to do this...

From
R175pp

Van Zylsrust Country House

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Farm with a sprawling and good value historic farmhouse - 18km from Bonnievale

This is the ideal group getaway. Combining a mix of several architectural styles - a bit of old Cape Dutch, a bit of Victorian - the house was built in the late 1920s. It's a real macoy traditional farmhouse, combining a total of six bedrooms and t...

From
R150pp

Die Hoenderhok & Plaashuisie

Swellendam, Western Cape

Small farm below the Langeberg with a pair of restored century-old cottages - 12km from Swellendam

Pastoral bliss and a skyline dominated by the jagged peaks of the Langeberg are surely sufficient reason for a stop-over near (12km) Swellendam? Be it a midway break between mother city and Garden Route, or simply an excuse to get into the countryside, Die ...

From
R200pp

Middeldam Plaashuis

Bredasdorp, Western Cape

Working historic sheep farm with a four-bedroom farmhouse - 15km from Bredasdorp

It started seven generations ago with the first Uys arriving at Middeldam, unpacking the wagon and trying his luck with a spot of farming. His efforts paid off, 'cause today the Uys family is still firmly rooted at this very spot, with farming still running ...

From
R50pp

Night Sky Caravan Farm

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Wine farm with a campsite and six timber chalets - 17km from Bonnievale (& 34km from Robertson)

Situated on a wine farm 17km from Bonnievale (and 34km from Robertson) Night Sky offers the hardy weekender a nicely laid out campsite and six Wendyhouse-style timber chalets, both arranged around a pretty farm dam and backdropped by the Rivie...

From
R200pp

Fountainbush Cottage

Gansbaai, Western Cape

A rural-modern farm cottage with a private dam - 13km from Gansbaai and Stanford

Here’s a new Overberg getaway that has "Take me!" splashed all over it. With attention to simple detail, a decent price tag, plenty of farm action for the kids, oodles of comfort for the folks, this natty abode appears to offer that perfect rural-cut-...

From
R100pp

Leopard Trail Guestfarm

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Sprawling farm on Langeberg slopes with a massive farmhouse, a cottage and a bushcamp - 20km from Bonnievale (& 20km from Swellendam)

Perched high on the Langeberg slopes, Leopard Trail Guestfarm offers an action-packed nature weekend. Walks, hikes, kloofing, mountain biking and three 4x4 trails, six farm dams for swimming and fishing, educational tours of the farm and mountain, herds of...

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R200pp

Peet se Plek

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Fruit and wine farm on the Breede River with two rustic cottages - 7km from Bonnievale

A longstanding gem in the Budget crown, Peet offers accommodation in two highly appealing forms: Peet se Plek and it's annex Pondok, and Die Ou Waenhuis. Peet se Plek is the fantasy of 'quaint rustic cottage on river' made...

From
R140pp

Breede Escape

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Working farm on the Breede River with two River Camps - 14km from Bonnievale

A Zulu camp on the Breede River is one way to describe this excellent group getaway, comprising two separate River Camps with mini reed-and-thatch rondawels and a lapa.  The River Camps can accommodate a tribe of 24 and 16, respectively. The ...

From
R150pp

Boesmanskloof-Die Galg Accommodation

McGregor, Western Cape

Fully-equipped hikers accommodation near the start of the Boesmanskloof Hiking Trail - 16km from McGregor

Keen on tackling the Boesmanskloof hiking trail between McGregor and Greyton and need a no-nonsense spot to bunk down for the night? Read on... Boesmanskloof - Die Galg sits near the trail head on the McGregor side (start or finish here depending on the dir...

From
R200pp

Petersfield Mountain Cottages

Citrusdal, Western Cape

Citrus and Rooibos tea estate with four rustic-luxury cottages - 6km from Citrusdal

Both Dassieklip Luxury Farm Cottage and De Kom Mountain Cottage have become something of legends on the self-catering map – thanks in no small part to a mix of great setting, attention to detail, and a professional (yet relaxed) host. So successfu...

From
R150pp

The Fisherman's Cottage

Gansbaai, Western Cape

Holiday house along the Pearly Beach seafront (200m from the water) - in Pearly Beach (20km from Gansbaai)

The Fisherman's Cottage is a neat  abode set a mere 200m from the crashing waves at Pearly Beach - a smallish holiday enclave 20km up the way from Gansbaai.  Best thing about Fisherman's are the views - lots of them, spilling out from the livingro...

From
R200pp

13 Pondokkie

Cape Agulhas & Struisbaai, Western Cape

Rustic family beach house within Agulhas National Park - 5km from Cape Agulhas

13 Pondokkie is a rustic seaside holiday house in Suiderstrand, which falls within the Agulhas National Park. The house is circled by fynbos and the lilting sounds of birdlife, with great views stretching into the blue yonder. The pebbled musical beach is ...

From
R100pp

Rooiheuwel Noord

Caledon, Western Cape

Sheep and dairy farm with a row of three rustic cottages - 3km from Bot River and 30km from Caledon

Rooiheuwel-Noord is a sheep and dairy farm found off a pleasant dirt road cutting through green folded pastures.  Set on a hill below an impressive mountain, the guest cottages are a close-knit group of three renovated labourer dwellings - so think abo...

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R200pp

Keisie Cottages

Montagu, Western Cape

Gooseberry farm with three rustic cottages and a big house - 24km from Montagu

A rustic and homely mountain retreat on a small fruit and wine farm in the beautiful Keisie Valley - 24km outside Montagu - Keisie offers a row of three converted cottages (Lavender, Vine, and Fig Tree) and a four-bedroomed house (Gooseberry).  The cot...

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R200pp

Wild Olive Guest Farm

Stilbaai, Western Cape

Organic farm along the Goukou River with three cottages - 11km from Still Bay

This is one tranquil getaway. A 140ha property, where olives, organic fruit and veg grow amidst bushy hills, green pastures and the idyllic Goukou River, Wild Olive offers two timber chalets with decks and open views across the water, and an historic cottage...

From
R150pp

Apricot Farm

Bonnievale, Western Cape

Fruit farm with a cosy timber cottage - 7km from Bonnievale

This looks like a lovely weekend spot - a cosy timber cabin on a working farm circled by green lawns and newly planted plum trees, with an outlook over the vineyards and distant Langeberg mountains. Stepping past the deck, inside it's all cosy sweet-smellin...

From
R100pp

Mansfield Game Reserve

Port Alfred, Eastern Cape

Game reserve on the banks of the Kowie River with a lodge, a cottage and a campsite - 5.5km from Port Alfred

Situated along the Kowie River banks, six kays outside Port Alfred, Mansfield Game Reserve is a picturesque expanse of Eastern Cape bushveld, with a range of self-catering options and a camp site, which includes camping platforms. Birdwatching, fishin...

From
R150pp

Bon Tempo Farm

Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Two eco-cottages on a farm overlooking the Manley Flats Valley - 20km from Grahamstown

Topping a small hill in the beautiful Manley Flats valley (20km from Grahamstown), Bon Tempo is a creative eco-farm with two comfy cottages built largely from recycled materials. Out In Africa and Villa Sunset sleep five and three, respectively. Both a...

From
R100pp

Elandsnes

Elands Bay, Western Cape

Self-catering surf house with separate flatlet - in Elands Bay

Elandsnes is a versatile getaway with a prime location and quality accommodation suited to surfers, birders and adventurers alike. Elandsnes offers clean, uncomplicated living with a laid-back vibe. The main house, with its two downstairs bedrooms (one Quee...

From
R150pp

Cremorne Estate, Port St Johns

Wild Coast, Eastern Cape

Family resort on the banks of the Mzimvubu with B&B rooms, self-catering suites, Fisherman Cabins, and a camp site - 4km from Port St Johns

Spanning the lush banks of the mighty Mzimvubu River near Port St Johns, Cremorne Estate offers a no-nonsense pack of self-catering timber bungalows, a campsite, a relaxed and vibey sports bar, restaurant and swimming pool - all gazing ac...

From
R200pp

Nautilus Beach House

Cape St Francis & St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape

Luxury 12 sleeper house within walking distance to the beach - in Cape St Francis

Sitting one row back from Main Beach in Cape St Francis, Nautilus Beach House features great location and oodles of style. What's more, a private pathway from the garden is all that separates you from the beach.  The house sleeps a tribe of 12 happy ...

From
R100pp

Bretton Beach Crest Holiday Cottages

Port Alfred, Eastern Cape

Nine beach cottages set in a natural dune forest - 2.5km from Port Alfred

Your toes don't get closer to the sand than this!  Three kays from the Kowie River Mouth, Bretton Beach Crest Holiday Cottages is a family-run resort with nine rustic seaside cottages tucked away in a natural dune forest.   The cottages offe...

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