Holiday accommodation in South Africa brims with appealing options – there are countless lodges that are chic, luxurious, touch-close to nature and offer top-of-the-range holiday experiences. But if you enjoy something just a little different in the line of unique and unusual holiday accommodation, consider these appealing getaway choices:

Unique holiday accommodation Airstream Trailer park at Grand Daddy Hotel Cape Town
Airstream Trailer Park at Grand Daddy Hotel, Cape Town

Airstream Rooftop Trailer Park at The Grand Daddy, Cape Town

A really different and exciting experience is on offer on the rooftop at the Grand Daddy Hotel in Cape Town. 7 Airstream trailers, a skybar and cinema make up a unique space in a vibrant, touristy hub of Cape Town. Stay on one of Cape Town’s trendiest rooftops in a trailer with themed interior. So, what will your trailer choice be? Karoo, Safari, Surfing, Beach or Winelands? Mail us.

Unique holiday accommodation Western Cape Kagga Kamma cave rooms Cederberg South
Cave rooms at Kagga Kamma built between the rocks
Unique holiday accommodation Western Cape Kagga Kamma open-air sleepout Cederberg South
Open-air sleepout at Kagga Kamma, Cederberg South

Kagga Kamma, Cederberg South

Stay in a spectacular rocky wilderness – in a charming circular hut or cave room built between massive sandstone rock formations. Or, if you’re a little more adventorous, do a luxurious open-air sleepout at the unique outcrop room. The Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve is a wonderworld of ancient rock paintings, flowers and animals, and starry night skies. Enjoy guided nature drives, hikes and star-gazing. Mail us.

Unique holiday accommodation Vindoux Guest Farm treehouse accommodation Tulbagh Western Cape
Treehouse accommodation at Vindoux Guest Farm in the Tulbagh area

Vindoux Treehouse Guest Farm and Spa, Tulbagh Area

There’s a luxury self-catering tree lodge on the Vindoux fruit farm, among other options, sleeping 4-8 people and giving away stunning views of orchards and mountains. 5km from Tulbagh. There’s also a honeymoon treehouse for couples wanting a really special hideaway at which to celebrate. Mail us.

Unique holiday accommodation treetop suites Garden Route
Tsala Treetop Lodge, Garden Route
Unique holiday accommodation choices South Africa Tsala Treetop Lodge Garden Route
Communing with the forest at Tsala Treetop Lodge on the Garden Route

Tsala Treetop Lodge, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route

Magnificent suites canopied by trees are a sure formula for pleasure on the Garden Route. Access your utterly private treetop suite along an elevated wooden walkway which links the suites with the main lodge. Whether ensconced indoors or out on your deck with its own private infinity pool, views of the forest are fabulous. It’s peaceful and secluded, yet close to the attractions of the Garden Route. Mail us.

Unique holiday accommodation treehouses sabi Sands Mpumalanga
Kingston Treehouse at Lion Sands – in the heart of the wilderness
Unique holiday accommodation treehouses sabi Sands Mpumalanga
Kingston Treehouse at Lion Sands, Mpumalanga

Kingston Treehouse at Lion sands, Sabi Sand

This glorious treehouse is 60m2 amd made entirely from wood and glass. It is set a short distance away from the main lodge in a piece of pure wilderness, surrounded by bushveld. Needless to say, views of the wilderness are vivid, close and ever-changing. From your utterly private wilderness abode you will have radio contact with the rangers, should you wish to. The treehouse includes full bathroom and shower facilities. The treehouse is booked in addition to your lodge accommodation, at an additional cost. Mail us.

Unique holiday accommodation South Africa sleepout deck Plains Camp Kruger National Park
Sleepout deck at Plains Camp, Kruger National Park

Plains Camp, Kruger National Park

Meet the bush pioneer-style at Plains Camp in the Kruger Park, and enjoy a memorable walking safari. Overnight under the stars at the unique Sleepouts, an optional alternative to camp accommodation. The sleepouts are four-metre high wooden platforms elevated above the bush for the ultimate close-to-nature experience. This is the only place in the Kruger National Park offering this kind of experience – weather permitting of course. Guests leave the camp in the late afternoon and arrive at the platforms in the early evening carrying a lightweight rucksack with a change of clothes and refreshments. Dinner is a firecooked affair, after which the night is yours to enjoy – with little separating you from the wilderness. After a light snack the next morning, you will head back to the camp and the welcome sight of a hearty brunch! Mail us.

Unique holiday accommodation houseboats Jozini Dam Pongola Game Reserve KwaZulu-Natal
Shayamanzi Houseboats at Lake Jozini, KwaZulu-Natal

Shayamanzi Houseboats
Shayamanzi Houseboats give you front-row seats from which to enjoy the scenery and wildlife along the shores of Lake Jozini in KwaZulu-Natal. The Lebombo Mountains and Pongola Game Reserve make for stunning views, and the fishing is great. The houseboats operate from Jozini Tiger Lodge. Mail us.

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