South Africa has a fabulous variety of favourite family getaways – places that offer a winning combination of super-comfy family accommodation, value for money and a supreme outdoor lifestyle in magnificent settings. For families wanting a holiday of fun-in-the-sun, spiced with a good dash of luxury, at a lodge that caters well for the whole troop, these are our recommendations:
In Knysna: Belvidere Manor has a marvelous position overlooking the Knysna Lagoon, with a variety of equipped cottage types to choose from. A Garden Route family holiday par excellence! Check Availability & Rates.
Between Mossel Bay and Oudtshoorn: Eight Bells Mountain Inn is one of South Africa’s best loved resorts. It’s a four-star mountain resort on the Garden Route, with family units available and a playpark and dedicated dining room for children. Check Rates & Availability.
In Knysna: Under Milkwood Self-Catering Chalets have a majestic position on the shores of the Knysna Lagoon, set amid Milkwood trees. Each timber chalet has a double and twin room, fully equipped kitchen, sundeck and barbeque facilities. The chalets have access to a private beach. Check Availability & Rates.
In St Francis Bay: Sandals Guest House is a chic, palm-fringed resort in one of the Eastern Cape’s prettiest holiday spots, St Francis Bay – a fabulous base for a family holiday, with accommodation in triple or family rooms. Check Rates & Availability.
At Port St Johns: Umngazi River Bungalows is a much-loved holiday resort beautifully set at a river mouth on the Wild Coast, accommodating families in thatched bungalows and offering a variety of outdoor activities. Check Rates & Availability.
In Stanford: Blue Gum Country Estate is an appealing retreat on a working wine and olive farm at Stanford. Family accommodation options are available and there are outdoor play spaces for the kids. Check rates & Availability.
In Calitzdorp area: The Retreat at Groenfontein is a divinely tranquil getaway-from-it-all in a spectacular piece of the country near Calitzdorp, where families can enjoy suite-accommodation and the great outdoors in abundance. Take the pooches too if you like. Check Rates & Availability.
In Arniston: The Arniston Spa Hotel is an old coastal favourite with families, providing convenient accommodation configurations for families and plenty to keep the young ones entertained, indoors and out. Check Rates & Availability.
In the Drakensberg: old family favourite Cathedral Peak Hotel is an excellent choice for families, with interleading rooms and an outdoor lifestyle second to none. Mail us.
Isimangaliso Wetland Park Area: Hluhluwe River Lodge offers a fantastic four-star nature experience to families, consisting of forest accommodation and magnificent nature activities for the whole family. Check Rates & Availability.
At the Vaalkop Dam: Mziki Lodge is a great safari option for families, about two hours from Johannesburg North. The lodge has a children’s playground and activities for the young set. Check rates & Availability.
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