If you’re in the market for a getaway that doesn’t stretch your budget beyond its seams, consider one of our thirteen appealing getaways on a budget in South Africa. The best rates are up for grabs in winter, so the prices below are for low season travel. Some of our select getaways on a budget are 4 and 5 star properties offering beautiful settings, wonderful things to do, and very comfy and stylish accommodation.

KWAZULU-NATAL

Ghost Mountain Inn is a 4 star hotel at the foot of Ghost Mountain in KwaZulu-Natal and a great base from which to explore the Elephant Coast. Rates are from R820.00 per person sharing per night, bed and breakfast. You could book a 2-Night Boat and Spa Package at R2645.00 per person sharing , inclusive of 2 nights of accommodation with breakfast daily; complimentary dinner on one night; a boat cruise on Lake Jozini; and a 30-minute back and neck massage. Please note that in the event of bad weather, the boat cruise will be substituted. Subject to availability and valid for travel until 31 October 2017.

Mkuze Falls Lodge accommodates guests in large en-suite chalets that have superb views of the wilderness in the Mkuze River area of Zululand. Pay a discounted rate of R1935.00 per person sharing per night on a Last-Minute Special Offer, if you book within 14 days of travel. The rate is inclusive of meals and safari activities. Subject to availability and valid for travel until 30 November 2017. Mail us.

appealing budget getaways in South Africa
Mkuze Falls Lodge, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal

MPUMALANGA

Rissington Inn is a wonderful country lodge in Hazyview, stylish yet informal. Pay from R500.00 per person sharing per night, bed and breakfast for a Budget Room, or from R880.00 per person sharing per night for one of the Superior Rooms.

Old Joe’s Kaia is a most inviting vegan retreat in the Schoemanskloof valley of Mpumalanga, offering a beautiful space in which to catch up with yourself, enjoy health-promoting food and stay in log cabin and rondavel accommodation, from R725.00 per person sharing per night, bed and breakfast.

Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge is situated on a beautiful landscape of mountains, streams and grasslands where large herds of antelope are at home. There is a Special Winter Offer: Stay 2 nights between Sunday and Thursday and get the 3rd night free, OR stay on Friday and Saturday at the discounted midweek rate of R1620.00 per person sharing per night, inclusive of breakfast, lunch, high tea and dinner. Subject to availability and valid for travel June – August 2017, excluding public holidays and long weekends. Mail us.

appealing budget getaways in South Africa
Dawsons Game and Trout Lodge, Barberton Area, Mpumalanga

Nut Grove Manor is a 5 star country house in the pretty White River area, accommodating guests in spacious suites, priced from R795.00 per person sharing per night, bed and breakfast.

LIMPOPO

Situated amid the forests and farm areas of the scenic Eastern Lowveld, Tzaneen Country Lodge provides comfy accommodation priced from R775.00 per person sharing per night, bed and breakfast. There is an Earth Spa Wellness Centre, two swimming pools, four dams, a tea garden and animal farm on the property.

Thandeka Lodge & Spa is a tented safari lodge in the Waterberg and is offering a Last-Minute Special: Book within 7 days of travel and pay a discounted rate of R1660.00 per person sharing per night in standard tented accommodation, inclusive of meals and guided safaris. Subject to availability and a minimum 2-night stay for 2 people, and valid for travel until 30 November 2017.  Mail us.

appealing budget getaways in South Africa
Thandeka Lodge & Spa, Waterberg, Limpopo

OVERBERG, KLEIN KAROO & WINELANDS

Recharge in the pretty seaside village of Arniston and stay at the 4 star Arniston Spa Hotel. Pay from R550.00 per person sharing per night, bed and breakfast, in a pool-facing room, or pay from R735.00 per person sharing in a sea-facing room.

Val du Charron Guest House is a 4 star haven on a wine farm in Wellington, accommodating guests in luxury suites. Pay from R825.00 per person sharing per night, bed and breakfast.

De Denne is a 4 star guest house set on a working ostrich farm in the countryside just outside Oudtshoorn. Pay from R705.00 per person sharing per night on a bed and breakfast basis. Enjoy a tranquil farm experience with private ostrich farm tours available, and meerkat experiences offered nearby (at additional cost).

NORTHERN CAPE

Naries Namakwa Retreat is a wonderful nature getaway in the Northern Cape, amid the breathtaking scenery of Namaqualand. Accommodation is priced from R980.00 per person sharing per night in a Manor House room on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. Alternatively, a 4 sleeper self-catering unit is priced at R1635.00 per unit.

EASTERN CAPE

Situated in picturesque St Francis Bay, Sandals Guest House is a 4 star holiday destination 150 metres from the beach, priced from R770.00 per person sharing per night, bed and breakfast.

Book online, or mail us to book special offers, or call +27 21 797-7122 (international) or 0860 102 907 (local).