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Category: Country Getaways
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”


Old Joe’s Kaia Country Haven

Old Joe’s Kaia Country Haven is a charming vegan retreat situated in the breathtaking Schoemanskloof Valley, offering spectacular views, clean air, and a relaxing stay on the way to the Panorama Route and the miner’s town of Kaapsehoop.  Old Joe’s is also a well-established stopover on route to the Kruger National Park, Swaziland and Mozambique. Log cabin and rondavel accommodation is quirky … Continue reading “Old Joe’s Kaia Country Haven”


Holden Manz Country House

Holden Manz Country House is an exclusive 5 star haven in the Cape winelands offering tranquil views of the exquisite Franschhoek Valley and accommodating guests in five luxurious suites. Sumptuous interiors in the manor house display a magnificent selection of contemporary South African art and make sublime spaces for relaxation in between exploring the region’s attractions. … Continue reading “Holden Manz Country House”


Kievits Kroon Country Estate

Kievits Kroon Country Estate invites a peaceful getaway or conference in the countryside of Pretoria. Set in large gardens and designed in the charming style of historic Cape Dutch manor houses, Kievits Kroon offers luxury accommodation and wellness pampering at an on-site spa.  142 Rooms and suites offer a choice of accommodation, and central leisure facilities include … Continue reading “Kievits Kroon Country Estate”


Tsala Treetop Lodge

Tsala Treetop Lodge is a sublime forest retreat on the Garden Route, between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. Ten suites and six villas are secluded in the forest canopy, providing luxurious and very private havens of luxury and indulgence, each with its own timber deck and splash pool. Living spaces are spacious and sumptuous, construction harmonizing seamlessly with the … Continue reading “Tsala Treetop Lodge”