Autumn is a beautiful time of year. The trees are switching their garb to shades of russet and red, the nights are lengthening their dark coats for cosy snooze-ins, skies are flaunting more subdued tones, and traditionally it’s the celebratory season of harvest. Moderate autumn temperatures make it a wonderful time of year for getaways to the autumn-painted countryside . We also have some super special getaway offers for you.
Cape Winelands and Cape Town
Meander out the vineyards of Franschhoek and find Cathbert Country Inn on the slopes of the Simonsberg, just outside the town, with magnificent views across the vineyards. Soak up the serenity of the countryside and warm amber sunsets, and indulge lavishly on gourmet fare and good wine. Special rates from R850 per person per night sharing, bed & breakfast basis. Valid until 30 April 2013, excluding public holidays. Enquire Now
Come and see how the Constantia winelands come aglow during autumn, and stay nearby at super-chic Colona Castle, overlooking the sea. Special rates from R970 per person per night sharing, bed & breakfast basis. Valid until 30 April 2013, excluding public holidays. Enquire Now
Gauteng & Mpumalanga
Exchange the frenetic vibe of Joburg for the soothing autumnal peace of the countryside. Escape to Misty Hills in the Kromdraai valley, Cradle of Humankind and pay just R599 per person sharing per night in a Deluxe Room, bed and breakfast. Children under 12 stay free sharing with parents. Valid for travel between 9 April and 31 May 2013. Enquire Now
Head for the paradise of Hazyview and stay five-star Highgrove House at a special rate of R950 per person per night sharing in a Luxury Suite, bed and breakfast. Commune with the birds, explore the legendary scenery of the region, and feast on delicious food in the cosy sanctuary of Highgrove. Valid for travel until 30 April 2013, excluding public holidays. Enquire Now