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On a Lake, Lagoon or River Accommodation Guide

Lake, lagoon and river: Canoe trips, water sports and wildlife - these are all part of the quiet enjoyment of lakeside living.

Listen to the bird calls as you sip your sunset drink or take a cruise downriver and admire the meandering views and wetlands ecosystems.

Portfolio offers luxury accommodation on the shores of lakes and lagoons...

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The Mount Knysna Boutique Hotel

Knysna
6 suites
PPS from R 3,250

With magnificent views of the famed Knysna Heads, luxury rooms and a tranquil setting conducive to all-out relaxation, The Mount Knysna Boutique Hotel offers the ideal escape...


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Head Over Hills

The Heads
8 Luxury Bedrooms
Units from R 4,200

Head Over Hills is an exclusive 5* retreat situated on the edge of the famous rocky cliffs of The Heads in Knysna. This is the ideal vantage point from which to enjoy...


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Belvidere Manor

Knysna
26Cottages, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 1,310
Special Deal

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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Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Kamberg Valley
6 Bedrooms, 4 Suites, 2 Cottages. 1 self-cater Cottage nearby.
PPS from R 2,895

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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African Vineyard Guest House

Upington
6 Rooms
PPS from R 688

Situated on the largest inhabited inland island in South Africa, African Vineyard is the ideal place from which to experience the Green Kalahari in the Northern Cape. They are...


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Amanzi Island Lodge

Leisure Isle
15 Suites
PPS from R 837

On the Garden Route in Knysna, Amanzi Island Lodge is on the edge of the beautiful Knysna Lagoon, this spacious beach house offers luxury, comfort, tranquillity and spectacular...


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Under Milkwood

The Heads
16 Chalets
PPS from R 840

Under Milkwood’s log cabins are ideally located on the shores of the famous Knysna Lagoon, set amongst a grove of majestic milkwood trees. The self-catering cottages offer...


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Sibuya Game Reserve, Bush Lodge

Kenton-on-Sea
River Camp - 4 Tents and Forest Camp - 8 Tents
PPS from R 4,536

Sibuya Game Reserve is a beautifully scenic game reserve on South Africa’s malaria-free Sunshine Coast and is home to the stylish bush destination that is Sibuya Bush Lodge....


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Vineyard Hotel & Spa

Southern Suburbs
207 rooms

With unparalleled views of the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, The Vineyard Hotel has one of the most prestigious settings in the heart of Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs. ...


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Royal Chundu

Zambia
10 rooms at River Lodge and 4 rooms at Island Lodge

Royal Chundu is located on the winding Zambezi River with exclusive riverfront waterways for lodge guests. It is the only luxury safari lodge in Zambia that commands this kind...


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Kariega Game Reserve - River Lodge

Kenton-on-Sea
10 Thatched Suites
PPS from R 5,600
Includes Meals, local drinks, activities

Kariega Game Reserve is an internationally renowned malaria free ‘Big 5’ private game reserve situated near Port Elizabeth, thus forming a natural extension to Cape Town and...


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Kanonkop House

Knysna
6 Suites
Units from R 2,200

Award winning Kanonkop House is situated on the apex of Kanonkop Hill and enjoys spectacular views over the Knysna lagoon and down to the famous Knysna ‘Heads’ and the Indian...


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Serendipity

Wilderness
4 Bedrooms
PPS from R 750

Serendipity on the Garden Route in Wilderness is in a tranquil setting on the banks of the Touw River estuary which forms part of the Wilderness National Park. Walk to beaches...


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The Elephant Camp

Victoria Falls
12 Suites

The Elephant Camp is a luxury safari camp tucked away in the teak woodland of the Victoria Falls National Park, giving guests an uninterrupted view of the breath-taking spray...


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Kosi Forest Lodge

Kosi Bay
8 Thatch Bush Rooms
PPS from R 3,370
Includes All Meals and activities
Special Deal

In the unspoilt Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, on the Elephant Coast in northern KwaZulu Natal, this unique eco lodge offers the unforgettable experience of exploring the...


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Mogalakwena River Lodge

Alldays
4 Thatch River Chalets, 4 Lodge Rooms
Units from R 2,700

Draped on the banks of the Mogalakwena River in the heart of the Limpopo River Valley, this gorgeous safari camp conjures a sense of ultimate tranquillity, while simultaneously...


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Sani Valley Lodge

Sani Pass
11 Lodges, Self-Catering
PPS from R 1,100

At the foot of the famous Sani Pass and bordering the renowned Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site, lies the unique and tranquil Sani Valley Lodge. Surrounded by 700 hectares...


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Moditlo River Lodge

Hoedspruit
16 Rooms
PPS from R 5,000

Situated on 36,000 acres of African bushveld bordering the scenic banks of the Nbesi River, Moditlo Private Game Reserve offers a range of wildlife encounters and African...


Khandizwe River Lodge

Malalane
Exclusive use self-cater lodge (4 rooms)

Step into your own private lodge, captivatingly set on the banks of the Crocodile River with majestic views of the neighbouring Kruger National Park.This exclusive use...


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Entabeni Safari Conservancy

Entabeni Safari Conservancy
84 rooms

Entabeni Safari Conservancy, “The Place of the Mountain”, is situated in the World Heritage Waterberg Biosphere. Approximately a three hour drive north of Johannesburg, this 22...


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On a Lake, Lagoon or River Accommodation Guide

Lake, lagoon and river: Canoe trips, water sports and wildlife - these are all part of the quiet enjoyment of lakeside living.

Listen to the bird calls as you sip your sunset drink or take a cruise downriver and admire the meandering views and wetlands ecosystems.

Portfolio offers luxury accommodation on the shores of lakes and lagoons throughout the Western and Eastern Cape.