At Portfolio we pride ourselves on offering you a collection of properties of a high standard and that’s why it’s important to remember that quality often comes at a price. But because we want everyone to be able to experience that Portfolio magic, we also have several options where you’ll get the same standard of stay that you’ve always expected from us, but at a more affordable price. Here’s our comprehensive list of places for R800 (or less) per person sharing – a steal when it comes to the excellence you’ll experience.
22 Julia B&B (Plettenberg Bay): From R590 pps
Intimate and charming B&B located in central Plett and offering comfort and personal attention, as well as panoramic views over the Poortjies Lagoon and ocean.
Located in a peaceful and secure coastal village 20 minutes from Mossel Bay; cosy self-catering or B&B cottages along a golden, unspoilt beach.
Melkhoutkloof Guest House (Mossel Bay): From R425 pps
Comfortable, tasteful rooms with their own balcony – perfect for drinking in those sweeping ocean views.
Charming B&B with breath-taking sea and lagoon views, plus a sparkling pool for those hot summer Garden Route days.
Lovely garden cottage rooms, walled courtyard garden rooms as well as tree top loft rooms all separately accessed via elevated wooden walkways through dense tropical gardens.
Discover the magic of the Tsitsikamma and Storms River at At the Woods Guest House, a comfortable B&B nestled in Storms River Village.
Cape Town & surrounds
A stylish and tranquil hideaway with breathtaking views of Noordhoek beach and Chapmans Peak.
Husband-and-wife run seaside accommodation in the charmingWest Coast town of Paternoster. Offering gorgeous cottage, guest house and penthouse options.
A slice of farm life on this working ostrich farm. Panoramic mountainviews, candlelit dinners, swimming pool and outing green.
Gorgeously restored Victorian country home offering six iindividually decorated country-style rooms – the picture of tranquillity. Beautiful, well-maintained garden.
Situated at the foot of the Hangklip Mountains, Kapensis is set in the tranquil beauty of 8,5 hectares of Fynbos and is where you’ll find soothing silence, fresh air and sweeping mountain views.
Featuring lush gardens and open verandas that lead into air-conditioned and luxuriously decorated rooms. Famous for its meerkat encounters.
Modern, open-plan Karoo styled cottages that are beautifully furnished with all your “home from home” comforts.
A lovingly restored church converted into a lovely, spacious guesthouse lying at the foot of the Boschberg Mountain.
Only 18km from the Addo National Elephant Park, you’ll find all the modern comforts for a relaxing stay on this charming working citrus farm.
Step back in time at this historic guest house, filled with Victorian furniture and old world charm.
Beautifully restored, charmingly styled guesthouse offering cosiness and comfort. Centrally located in the town.
Forested hideaway surrounded by indigenous vegetation and abundant birdlife, including its namesake, the Knysna Loerie. Contemporary and welcoming.
Modern timber beach house set amongst milkwood trees with gorgeous sea views.
Three self-catering apartments that are fully equipped and offer you the chance to relax in a charming farm setting.
Farmstead and guest cottages nestled in the foothills of the majestic Sneeuberg Mountains. Outstanding Karoo fare.
Lovely guesthouse located in a peaceful residential area. Delicious breakfasts.
Sherewood Lodge (Pretoria/Tshwane): From R750 pps
10 charming, en-suite rooms with a distinct urban-rustic style, set in lush indigenous bushveld and the perfect place to combine business with pleasure.
Georgian-styled home with well-appointed rooms each with its own patio overlooking the garden and pool.
Award-winning country lodge in the heart of the Lowveld. Stylish, relaxed and informal, the inn is the perfect stopover en route to the game reserves Extensive, colourful gardens and superb cuisine.
Idle and Wild (Hazyview): From R715 pps
Welcoming farm in the sub-tropical Sabie River Valley. Honeymoon rondavels with spa baths – perfect for that romantic escape.
Located in the heart of Nelspruit on the edge of a gorgeous nature reserve, Beetleloop Guesthouse combines the natural beauty of the bush with a laid-back African ambience and friendly hospitality.
Sweeping views of the Drakensberg Mountains and lovely, spacious rooms.
Porcupine Ridge Guest House (Sabie): From R750 pps
Relaxing country escape on a secluded hillside combining old-world charm with modern comforts. Leisurely al fresco breakfasts.
Sherwood’s Country House (Limpopo): From R495 pps
Hilltop avocado estate complete with beautifully manicured gardens, Victorian charm and spectacular views.
Warm and relaxed stay courtesy of stylish country cottages located in magnificent gardens – a guaranteed tranquil experience.
Experience Cape elegance in the Free State at this charming, Dutch-style home set in a beautiful garden in a quiet Bloemfontein suburb.
Vicotrian charm abounds at this inviting guest house. All the comforts of home and small town hospitality at its finest.
Beautifully restored farmhouse boasting lovely rooms and panoramic mountain views.
A little oasis tucked away from the busy world offering friendly service, comfortable rooms and good food.
Cosy, quaint and romantic getaway, set between huge trees and abundant birdlife - peace and tranquillity abundant. Farm breakfasts by arrangement.
Serene history (it used to be a missionary supply farm), pastoral setting and amazing wildlife make this a special place.
Caladdi B&B (Midlands): From R550 pps
Feel right at home at this family-run B&B, with its warm hospitality and comfortable rooms. The best boutique breakfast in the Midlands!
Glen Ormond (Midlands): From R650 pps
Exclusive guesthouse in an idyllic country setting on the Mooi River. Charming units with their own entrances and fine Egyptian linen.
5-Star, exclusive boutique hotel complete with stylish rooms, spa baths and al fresco dinners with stunning sea views.
Relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and a homely ambience to make it feel like a home away from home. Delicious full English breakfasts.
Tropical paradise perfectly positioned between the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve and the famous World Heritage iSimangaliso Wetland Park. A family-run lodge that is inviting and comfortable.
An old, classic house, lovingly restored, gives one a home from home experience. Choose between a room in the main house or one of the garden cottages.
Kuilfontein Stable Cottages and The Paddocks @Kuilfontein (Colesberg): From R550 pps
A collection of farm cottages oozing charm and eclectic country appeal. A warm, Karoo welcome awaits.
Mieliefontein Karoo Guest Farm and Wolmade Self-Catering Cottage (Colesberg): From R430 pps
Mieliefontein is set in lush, peaceful gardens with tasteful, en-suite rooms. Wolfmade offers lovely self-catering cottages housed in an old homestead – simple country living at its best.
If you’d like any assistance with booking or to find out more about any of these marvelous places, feel free to get in touch with our wonderful reservations team – they are more than happy to help. Here’s to experiencing the same Portfolio standard, but for less at this amazing Places.
Main image: Piesang Valley Lodge