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Country Places Accommodation Guide

A country getaway suggests peace, quiet and proper relaxation. With the technology and relentless pace that we face in our daily lives, the idea of switching off completely is often our greatest wish.

Our selection of country places allow you to do just that. They range from manor houses in small towns and mountain regions like the Drakensberg...

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RiverBend Lodge

Addo Elephant National Park
8 Rooms and 1 Villa with 3 Bedrooms
PPS from R 5,000

Set on a 14 000-hectare private concession within the malaria-free Addo Elephant National Park, River Bend is family friendly and a mere 45-minute drive from Port Elizabeth....


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Angala Boutique Hotel

Franschhoek
PPS from R 1,575

Nestled in the heart of the famed Cape Winelands at the foot of the Simonsberg Mountains just outside picturesque Franschhoek, the 5-Star Angala Boutique Hotel is a tranquil...


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Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse

Wellington
4 Luxury Bedrooms, 1 Suite and 1 Self-Catering House
PPS from R 3,140

At Bartholomeus Klip you are surrounded by mountains that turn pink at sunset, farmlands stretching to the horizon, a 4 000-hectare fynbos nature reserve alive with herds of...


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Under Oaks

Paarl
1 Standard Room, 6 Luxury Rooms, 1 Premium Deluxe Room
PPS from R 675

Under Oaks farm is situated on the outskirts of Northern Paarl just 50km from Cape Town. This working farm and hands-on family business, is steeped in history, with records...


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Hunters Country House

Plettenberg Bay
19 Suites
PPS from R 1,595

Fragrant and colourful, Hunter’s flourishing gardens create an idyllic setting for this luxurious retreat in the heart of the Garden Route. This beautiful property combines a...


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Lairds Lodge Country Estate

Plettenberg Bay
16 Bedrooms
PPS from R 880
Includes Bed & Breakfast

This gracious Cape Dutch-style homestead is set on a 24-acre estate, offering mountain views, wide open spaces and a secluded swimming pool. The high-ceilinged elegantly...


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De Oude Kraal Country Estate & Spa

Bloemfontein
11 Luxury Garden Rooms. 6 self-cater Farm Rooms
PPS from R 575

Genuine South African hospitality on this 5th generation 1885 Free State merino sheep farm, where Gerhard and Marie offer luxury accommodation, country spa and gourmet cuisine...


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Grootbos Nature Reserve Garden and Forest Lodges

Walker Bay
Garden Lodge - 11 Suites, Forest Lodge - 16 Bedrooms
PPS from R 6,400

Both lodges offer panoramic views and every suite offers complete privacy. Garden Lodge lies in an indigenous garden with stone walls and a warm African ambience. Each suite is...


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Hartford House

Mooi River
6 Bedrooms and 8 Suites

In the heart of South Africa’s champion racehorse stud, amid the sun-drenched valleys of Giant’s Castle, lies Hartford House, a world of heroic battles, picturesque mountain...


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Rosenhof Country House

Oudtshoorn
12 Luxury Rooms, 2 Executive Suites
PPS from R 1,350

Rosenhof Country House is situated on the outskirts of Oudtshoorn en route to the Cango Caves and Ostrich Farms. The carefully renovated homestead (Circa 1852), with its...


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Gorah Elephant Camp

Addo Elephant National Park
11 Tented Suites
PPS from R 5,830

The thrill of quietly watching a herd of elephants stroll by, while sipping tea on the veranda of a stately colonial manor house is unforgettable and this exclusive lodge...


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Tsala Treetop Lodge

Plettenberg Bay
10 private suites & 6 two-bedroomed villas

If you’re after an escape that offers something truly special, then this luxurious retreat in the heart of the Garden Route is where you’ll experience pure magic. Set high in...


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Leeuwenhof Country Lodge & Garden Spa

Modimolle (Nylstroom)
6 Bedrooms, 5 Suites and 2 Luxury Tents
PPS from R 940
Includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Leeuwenhof is a romantic Country Lodge situated in the Waterberg Mountains, just 2 hours drive from OR Tambo International Airport. A timeless tranquillity emanates from the...


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Ant's Nest

Vaalwater
6 Rooms

Ant’s Nest is owned and run by Ant and Tessa Baber, descendants of some of the earliest pioneers in the area who settled here in 1886. This welcoming bush home is located on a...


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Makakatana Bay Lodge

Isimangaliso
5 Bush Chalets, 1 Honeymoon Chalet, 2 Family Chalets
PPS from R 4,600

An intimate, contemporary hideaway, Makakatana is the only privately owned lodge within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site, Africa’s largest natural marine...


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De Hoop Collection

De Hoop Nature Reserve
42 Units with 1 to 4 Bedrooms each. Fully catered and self-catering options available
Units from R 1,050
Special Deal

Set on the coast near the southern-most tip of Africa lies De Hoop Nature Reserve. It's a World Heritage Site encompassing 36 000 hectares of nature reserve and fynbos,...


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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Kamberg Valley
6 Bedrooms, 4 Suites, 2 Cottages. 1 self-cater Cottage nearby.
PPS from R 2,295

If it’s legendary food, spectacular scenery and tranquillity you’re after, then Cleopatra is for you. Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse has earned global renown as a romantic...


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Belvidere Manor

Knysna
28 Cottages, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 1,040

Basking in the beguiling tranquillity of Knysna’s lagoon lies Belvidere Manor, one of South Africa’s most romantic, and most relaxed getaways on the Garden Route....


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Ant's Hill

Vaalwater
1 Room, 4 Cottages

Ant’s Hill is owned and run by Ant and Tessa Baber, descendants of some of the earliest pioneers in the area who settled here in 1886. This unique bush home is located on a...


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Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages

Schoemanshoek
2 Honeymoon Suites, 5 Luxury Farmhouse units & 7 Self Catering units
PPS from R 660

In the picturesque Schoemanshoek Valley near Oudtshoorn in the Klein Karoo, the Schoeman family extend a warm and friendly welcome to their 9th generation home, where Piet and...


Mangwanani Spa River Valley
Nestled in the Valley of the Hennops River, in the...

Bo-Kaap
A 10-minute walk from the Company’s Gardens is the...

Elandsberg Eco Tourism
Situated in a quiet valley, awesome rock formations,...

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate
Grande Provence Estate wears her 300-year history with...

Past Experiences
What started out as inner-city excursions in...

Country Places Accommodation Guide

A country getaway suggests peace, quiet and proper relaxation. With the technology and relentless pace that we face in our daily lives, the idea of switching off completely is often our greatest wish.

Our selection of country places allow you to do just that. They range from manor houses in small towns and mountain regions like the Drakensberg to farm stays in the Karoo. Beach lodges on the Wild Coast offer you isolated escapes while guest houses in the sparsely populated Overberg region are great places to lose yourself.

All our country places have one thing in common - they're designed to give you that essential break that makes life easier to cope with on your return.