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Weekend Breaks around Johannesburg Accommodation Guide

Joburg is the City of Gold - busy day and night with people working, shopping, entertaining and having meetings. Come the weekend, you want some time out.

We have a selection of outstanding venues for taking a break, just a short drive from the city but a world away. Who would guess, high up in the bushveld in the Waterberg biosphere, that...

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Kilmorna Manor

Schoemanskloof
6 Bedrooms
PPS from R 1,500
Includes Bed & Breakfast

Only 3 hours from Johannesburg, Kilmorna Manor is set high up against the escarpment of Schoemanskloof in Mpumalanga. Kilmorna Manor offers a never to be forgotten experience,...


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Andes Guest Farm

Clarens
2 Luxury Bedrooms, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 1,200

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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Fifty Seven Waterberg

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
5 Luxury Rooms

Only three hours north of Johannesburg, Fifty Seven Waterberg lies nestled in the 35 000 ha Welgevonden Game Reserve, home to the Big Five and over 50 different mammal and 300...


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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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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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Bushwa Private Game Lodge

Vaalwater
4 Tents, 1 Spa Bedroom, Rustic Tree House and Family Bush Camp
PPS from R 1,950

Set high on a ridge in the unspoilt malaria-free Waterberg biosphere, Bushwa offers stunning views and a unique African bushveld experience. Warm hospitality, excellent...


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Ehlathini Game Lodge

Marken
6 rooms
PPS from R 1,120

“Ehlathini”, meaning “in the bush”, seems to be the perfect name for this hidden gem perched high on a hill south west of Marken in Limpopo, a province famous for its baobab...


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Touraco Guest House

La Montagne
7 Bedrooms
PPS from R 550

Irene and Hartmut welcome you to Touraco Guest House, set in a peaceful, well established residential area in La Montagne, Pretoria. The Guest House is decorated with warm...


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Welgelegen Manor

Balfour
8 Suites
PPS from R 2,200
Includes Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

Set in Cosmos countryside and tranquil farmlands an hour south of Johannesburg, lies the magnificent Welgelegen Manor, built by South Africa’s iconic architect, Sir Herbert...


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Ashbrook Country Lodge

Clarens
6 Self-Catering Units, 2 Studios with kitchenette
Units from R 1,100
Special Deal

Ashbrook Country Lodge offers stylish self-catering units and studios in the picturesque village of Clarens. In easy walking distance to the village square’s restaurants,...


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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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Stornoway Lodge

Lanseria
1 Safari Tent, 8 open-plan Suites, 3 Cottages, 5 Standard rooms
Units from R 1,300
Special Deal

Just 5 minutes from Lanseria Airport with a complimentary airport shuttle service, and 30 minutes from the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, Stornoway Lodge is a unique...


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Matingwe Lodge

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
6 Rooms & 4 Tents
PPS from R 2,560
Special Deal

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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Itaga Luxury Private Game Lodge

Mabalingwe Nature Reserve
8 Chalets
PPS from R 1,895

Set under spreading marula trees at the foot of the Waterberg mountains, Itaga Private Game Lodge is in a malaria-free area, less than two hours from Johannesburg. Set in the...


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Patcham Place

Clarens
5 Bedrooms, Self-Catering Options

Patcham Place is in the delightful little mountain village of Clarens in the Free State. Delightfully redecorated bedrooms, each with separate entrance, balcony, mountain...


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Arendsig Villa

Mabula Game Reserve
Exclusive use self-cater game lodge with 4 rooms
Units from R 7,800

Arendsig Villa, meaning ‘Eagle’s View’, is a treasured family home perched high on a rocky outcrop that offers a stylish self-catering safari for family and friends in the Big...


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Zebra Country Lodge

Cullinan
61 Rooms

Experience comfortable country living in a tranquil and beautiful setting, just a 30-minute drive north-east of Pretoria and bordering Dinokeng Game Reserve, the first...


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The Poplars

Sneeuberg Nature Reserve
5 Bedroom House

Owned by Charlotte Daneel, The Poplars is a gorgeously restored farmhouse in the Great Karoo, about an hour from Graaff-Reinet. It’s located on the 15 000 hectare Gordonville...


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Kliphuis

Sneeuberg Nature Reserve
4 Bedroom House

Situated in the heart of the Great Karoo with the Sneeuberg mountain range as its backdrop, Kliphuis is an idyllic Karoo escape only an hour from Graaff-Reinet. Encompassing...


Nedile Lodge

Welgevonden Private Game Reserve
5 Exclusive Suites
PPS from R 2,850

Welgevonden Reserve is a declared heritage site of 37 000 hectares adjoining the Marakele National Park in the breathtaking malaria-free Waterberg Biosphere. Only 3 hours...


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Weekend Breaks around Johannesburg Accommodation Guide

Joburg is the City of Gold - busy day and night with people working, shopping, entertaining and having meetings. Come the weekend, you want some time out.

We have a selection of outstanding venues for taking a break, just a short drive from the city but a world away. Who would guess, high up in the bushveld in the Waterberg biosphere, that you're only 3 hours from Sandton CBD? Slow down on a farm near Ermelo, take a game drive in Bela Bela, explore the mountain village of Clarens or breathe morning air in a magnificent garden in Dullstroom.

All the accommodations on our list are carefully designed with your comfort in mind. Recharge with the stylish facilities and spa treatments on offer, and come home ready to take on the world.