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Self-Catering Accommodation Guide

You like your independence, so self-catering accommodation is the perfect option. Home in on your choice in the Cape Winelands, Durban's South Coast, the forested Drakensberg or on a gorgeous game reserve.

Shop the local markets and pack up your favourites to eat at home in your own time. Set your personal rhythm with Portfolio's luxury...

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Aloe Ridge

Pennington
3 Bedroom Villa

This exquisite beauty is quite simply the stuff of holiday villa dreams… Having been featured on the well-known lifestyle show Top Billing, you know it’s a space that has...


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Rock Shandy Beach House

Marina Beach
Self-cater Beach House - 5 bedrooms

Escape to this luxurious South Coast beach house, where the beach is your front garden. A few minutes drive from the holiday town of Margate, between popular Southbroom and...


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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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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 1,400
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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Gondwana Game Reserve

Mossel Bay
13 Kwena Huts and 10 Bush Villas, Self-Catering Options

Gondwana Game Reserve provides the perfect safari break for Cape Town visitors and residents. Less than a four-hour drive away along South Africa’s popular Garden Route or 45...


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La Plume Boutique Guest House

Oudtshoorn
20 Rooms
PPS from R 1,020

La Plume is a working ostrich, alfalfa and cattle farm with spectacular views of the Swartberg mountains and Olifants River valley. A warm welcome awaits at this charming 1902...


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Diaz 15 House on the Bay

Jeffreys Bay
8 Apartments and 1 Penthouse, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 1,850

Ivory sands, sparkling surf and a gloriously temperate climate make Jeffreys Bay a sun-seeker’s playground. Set in lush gardens, the Mediterranean style air-conditioned...


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Tomjachu Bush Retreat

Nelspruit
3 Rooms, 3 Cottages, 1 Exclusive Villa
PPS from R 1,370

Tomjachu is an intimate private bush lodge and private nature reserve, just 20 minutes from Nelspruit, overlooking Kruger’s distant southern boundary. Set in 550 hectares of...


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Berluda Farmhouse & Cottages

Schoemanshoek
2 Honeymoon Suites, 5 Luxury Farmhouse units & 7 Self Catering units
PPS from R 795

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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Andes Guest Farm

Clarens
2 Luxury Bedrooms, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 1,100

Andes Guest Farm and Wedding Venue is set on the 1 000 hectare Welgelegen Farm, a working cattle, apple and game farm, on the outskirts of Clarens in the Free State with...


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On The Beach Guesthouse

Jeffreys Bay
12 Bedrooms
PPS from R 717

With a tagline like “a view with a room” one thing is clear: On The Beach Boutique Guesthouse and Suites in Jeffreys Bay is all about delivering spectacular seascapes. Its...


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The Resort at Cape St. Francis

St Francis Bay
3 Villas, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 885

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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Villa Umdoni

Pennington
Luxury Self Catering Villa - 4 Rooms

Villa Umdoni Exclusivity and Private Packages available

Set in the indigenous forests of the South Coast with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, this modern residence has been decorated by an international interior designer....


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Crawford's Beach Lodge

Chintsa East (Cintsta)
25 Bedrooms and 3 Family Units
PPS from R 945

High lush dunes, sweeping beaches and the scenic beauty of the Wild Coast in a unique setting on the warm Indian Ocean, only 40 km from East London. Sun-drenched days are spent...


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Thunzi Bush Lodge

Maitland
4 Chalets, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 1,125

Thunzi Bush Lodge is situated in a tranquil 44-hectare malaria-free sanctuary of coastal forest and African bush and offers country style living 30 km from Port Elizabeth....


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Forest Creek Lodge & Spa

Lydenburg
2 Cottages, 3 Suites, 2 self-cater units
PPS from R 900

Forest Creek nestles in a gorge of the Steenkampsburg Mountains, at the end of the Drakensberg Mountain range. Set in a private nature reserve, ideally located between...


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Three Tree Hill (formerly Three Trees at Spioenkop)

Spioenkop
6 Bedrooms, 2 Family Cottages
PPS from R 3,435

Set in the Battlefields of Kwazulu Natal, overlooking the secluded malaria-free valley of Spioenkop Game Reserve, where aloes, acacias, giraffe, zebra and rhino create a truly...


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Paternoster Manor Boutique Guest House

Paternoster
4 Bedrooms with a 3-Bedroom self-catering unit
PPS from R 895

With the sweeping seascapes of the West Coast providing an idyllic setting and with its cosy spot in a picturesque cove, Paternoster Manor offers the perfect combination of...


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Naries Namakwa Retreat

Springbok
8 Rooms
PPS from R 1,785

Nestled between Springbok and Kleinzee on the edge of the Spektakelberg in the Northern Cape, Naries is a beautiful and romantic hideaway offering a unique experience amid...


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Matingwe Lodge

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
6 Rooms & 4 Tents
PPS from R 2,660

Matingwe is a private game reserve that lies adjacent to the larger Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Southwest Waterberg region, an area that is as vast as it is peaceful and...


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KwaZulu-Natal Museum, a popular tourist and...

Iziko Michaelis Collection
Housed in Cape Town’s historic Old Town House (1755),...

iSimangaliso Wetland Park - World Heritage Site
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Self-Catering Accommodation Guide

You like your independence, so self-catering accommodation is the perfect option. Home in on your choice in the Cape Winelands, Durban's South Coast, the forested Drakensberg or on a gorgeous game reserve.

Shop the local markets and pack up your favourites to eat at home in your own time. Set your personal rhythm with Portfolio's luxury self-catering offerings of villas, apartments and cottages. Dotted all over Southern Africa, these places give you the freedom to stay your own way.