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Family Friendly Accommodation Guide

A large percentage of holiday makers and visitors to South Africa travel with children. If you're taking the family on vacation and looking for child friendly accommodation Portfolio has a large number of guest houses, B&Bs, farm stays, safari lodges and self-catering villas and apartments that welcome children on our books.

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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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Hunters Country House

Plettenberg Bay
19 Suites
PPS from R 1,850

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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Auberge Clermont

Franschhoek
1 Self Catering Villa, 5 Rooms and 1 Honeymoon Room
PPS from R 998

Auberge Clermont offers luxurious accommodation in the beautiful Franschhoek valley. This historic wine and fruit farm is synonymous with peace and is a favourite destination...


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De Zeekoe Guest Farm & Reserve

Oudtshoorn
16 Bedrooms and 4 Rustic Cabins, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 570
Special Deal

De Zeekoe Guest Farm & Reserve is a 2 500 hectare privately owned lusern farm, between the majestic Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains on the banks of the Olifants River just...


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Spionkop Lodge (Spioenkop Lodge)

Spioenkop
8 Bedrooms
PPS from R 2,170

Spion Kop Lodge offers warm hospitality in the Battlefields and Drakensberg Region of KwaZulu-Natal, set in indigenous tranquil grounds on an eco farm. The perfect place from...


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Sandals Guest House (St. Francis Bay)

St Francis Bay
9 Bedrooms and 1 Family Unit
PPS from R 770

Located in St Francis Bay in the Eastern Cape, Sandals is set amongst lush indigenous milkwood trees. Sandals Guest House is a thatched lodge decorated Afro-Caribbean style,...


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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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RiverBend Lodge

Addo Elephant National Park
8 Rooms and 1 Villa with 3 Bedrooms
PPS from R 2,450
Special Deal

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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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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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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Isango Gate Boutique Hotel

Port Elizabeth
10 Suites
PPS from R 1,100

Isango Gate is a serene escape situated in the quiet suburb of Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth. Originally built in the early 1900's as a residence for a jeweller, it has since...


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The Resort at Cape St. Francis

St Francis Bay
3 Villas, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 786

The Resort at Cape St Francis is a unique and exclusive paradise on the South African southern coast which draws holidaymakers from all over the world to enjoy the glorious...


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Baraza Resort & Spa

Zanzibar
14 one bedroom villas,15 two bedroom villas and one Presidential two bedroom villa

Baraza Resort & Spa is a luxury hotel located on one of the top 30 island beaches in the world and one of Zanzibar’s most exclusive boutique resorts. With just 30 villas, this...


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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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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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Simbavati River Lodge

Timbavati Private Game Reserve
8 Safari Tents & 3 Family Chalets
PPS from R 5,250

Simbavati is situated in the heart of the world-renowned Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. It takes its name from the...


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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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The Bush House

Madikwe Game Reserve
6 Bedrooms
PPS from R 4,200
Includes Fully inclusive

The Bush House is your home away from home. A place to kick off your shoes and unwind in Big Five country, just less than four hours drive from Johannesburg. Set in the...


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Franschhoek Country House

Franschhoek
14 Bedrooms and 12 Villa Suites
PPS from R 1,980

A delightful boutique hotel overlooking the beautiful mountains of the Franschhoek valley and surrounding vineyards of the Cape Winelands in the Western Cape. Stylish rooms and...


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Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages

Schoemanshoek
2 Honeymoon Suites, 5 Luxury Farmhouse units & 7 Self Catering units
PPS from R 690

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...


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Katlehong Township
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Kagiso Township
Kagiso and Munsieville are townships situated on the...

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Family Friendly Accommodation Guide

A large percentage of holiday makers and visitors to South Africa travel with children. If you're taking the family on vacation and looking for child friendly accommodation Portfolio has a large number of guest houses, B&Bs, farm stays, safari lodges and self-catering villas and apartments that welcome children on our books.

Many families enjoy staying in a self catering villa which allows freedom and a relaxed atmosphere without set meal times or other guests to worry about.

Farm stays and safari holidays are also popular with families. It's wonderful for children to get to encounter domestic and wild animals first hand - from the back of a tractor or a 4x4 game viewer. The wide open spaces are also very appealing, especially for those who usually live in cities or subrubs.

Guesthouses and Bed and Breakfasts have the added advantage of serving yummy breakfasts daily, and in some cases dinners and lunches can be arranged in advance. Your room will be serviced daily (what a pleasure to come back after a long day site seeing and have clean fresh rooms and turned down beds waiting!) and you may meet other families with kids your own children can play with. Most family friendly establishments have outdoor play areas for little ones, and menus that cater to small tummies.

Whether you're taking the family to Jo'burg, Durban, Cape Town, the Garden Route, Kruger Park or anywhere else in South Africa you'll find luxury and comfortable accommodation welcoming children of all ages on our website.