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Category: Country Getaways
Airlies Guesthouse

Airlies Guesthouse occupies a charming character-home in Montagu on scenic Route 62 in the Little Karoo of the Western Cape. Wooden floors, high ceilings and shuttered windows under thatch create a delightful 4-star haven in which to relax, with many sightseeing opportunities accessible in the village of Montagu and beyond. The guesthouse is set in … Continue reading “Airlies Guesthouse”


Bellavista Country Place

Bellavista Country Place is a 5-star retreat set in a private 300 hecare fynbos sanctuary overlooking Walker Bay in the Western Cape. A private and panoramic setting invites a wonderful retreat in the Stanford countryside and offers magnificent views of the ocean and mountains. For nature and outdoor enthusiasts, there are fynbos hiking and jogging … Continue reading “Bellavista Country Place”


Khaya Ndlovu Manor House

Khaya Ndlovu Manor House is a sumptuous bushveld villa set on a wildlife reserve on the outskirts of Hoedspruit. Surrounded by nature and overlooking the spectacular Blyde River Canyon, this is a glorious escape combining the luxury lifestyle of a colonial-style villa with the enchantment of wildlife sightings and spectacular sightseeing in the region. Game … Continue reading “Khaya Ndlovu Manor House”


Akabeko Boutique Hotel & Spa

Akabeko Boutique Hotel & Spa is a gorgeously romantic, 5-star riverside retreat set on a farm on the serene highlands of Mpumalanga, between Dullstroom and Lydenburg. Secluded valleys, a flowing river, waterfalls and woodland glades set the scene for a marvelous escape in the countryside, in the company of wildlife. Seven exquisite suites are large and private, and provide … Continue reading “Akabeko Boutique Hotel & Spa”


La Cotte House

Set beside a serene lake on a Franschhoek wine farm, La Cotte House is a luxury sole-use holiday homestead in the heart of Cape wine country. Facilities comprise the Main House which sleeps 10, the Pool House, and the Lake Cottage which sleeps 4. Soak up sublime views of farmlands and the lily-clad lake from … Continue reading “La Cotte House”


La Cotte Forest Cottages

La Cotte Forest Cottages provide luxury self-catering holiday accommodation on a beautiful wine farm in Franschhoek, where lush vineyards and majestic mountains create sublime views in every direction. Franschhoek village is just a stone’s throw away.  One- and two-bedroom cottages offer appealing accommodation of a fine standard, enhanced by exquisite Indian fabrics and charming features of farm-style lodgings. The cottages … Continue reading “La Cotte Forest Cottages”


Francolin Lodge Guest House

Francolin Lodge is a boutique-style guest house located in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, providing modern, spacious accommodation for holiday-makers and business travellers. Eight guest rooms are large and stylishly furnished, and each has a private balcony and a range of amenities including mini-bar and flat-screen DSTV. Francolin Lodge shares a spa and restaurant with neighbouring Loerie’s Call. At the restaurant, guests … Continue reading “Francolin Lodge Guest House”


Loerie’s Call Guest House

Loerie’s Call Guest House is an oasis of calm and hospitality in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga. Set in landscaped gardens from which the views are breathtaking, the guest house is a 5-star base from which to explore the Lowveld’s many attractions, including Kruger National Park and Sudwala Caves. Nine immaculate suites offer plush comforts and make splendid … Continue reading “Loerie’s Call Guest House”


Onse Rus Guest House

Onse Rus Guest House is a haven of country hospitality in Prince Albert, a gorgeous, easy-going Karoo town oozing charm and spilling over with local art and culture and the farm produce of the region. A home-away-from-home, Onse Rus is a place at which to feel content and enjoy simple, countrified beauty. Each of five rooms has its own … Continue reading “Onse Rus Guest House”


Fynbos Ridge

Secluded in a nature reserve amid fynbos and close to the forests for which the Garden Route is famed, Fynbos Ridge is a 5-star country house providing luxurious accommodation on the unspoiled edge of Plettenberg Bay. Stay in a luxury country house room or in a self-catering garden cottage, and enjoy having the option of fine dining on-site. This … Continue reading “Fynbos Ridge”


Karoo Art Hotel

Karoo Art Hotel is a quirky and inviting country hotel in pretty Barrydale, situated on picturesque Route 62 and on the edge of the Klein Karoo. The hotel is vibrant with eye-catching detail, colour and an engaging collection of art showcased throughout, but particularly in the restaurant, The Gallery. Each of the hotel’s 15 en-suite  rooms is distinctively decorated … Continue reading “Karoo Art Hotel”


Zuurberg Mountain Village

Zuurberg Mountain Village is an alluring mountaintop retreat secluded high up in the Zuurberg Mountains and surrounded by the Greater Addo Elephant National Park. The historic hotel has a charming old-world atmosphere, and offers a supreme nature experience that captivates both local and international visitors. Zuurberg Manor and Zuurberg Village offer comfortable accommodation, traditional country … Continue reading “Zuurberg Mountain Village”