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March school holiday + Easter 2020 availability

If you still haven’t secured somewhere to stay during the March school holidays (20-31 March) or the Easter long weekend (10-13 April) never fear because we’ve put together this super helpful list of some of our fab Portfolio Places still with availability. We know life gets hectic and you don’t always plan your getaways accordingly, but that’s why we’re here: to bring you the very best selection of properties at an even better price. Now don’t delay, get in touch and secure your break NOW!

Pineapple House Boutique Hotel (Fresnaye)

A spectacularly luxurious and modern boutique hotel on the Atlantic Seaboard, Pineapple House boasts stunning views of Lion’s Head while being within walking distance from the ever-popular Sea Point Promenade and a 15-minute drive to Clifton and Camps Bay.

Availability throughout March and April.

Seacliffe Lodge (Hout Bay)

Experience the magic of Hout Bay from the slopes above the yacht basin – breath-taking mountain and sea and harbour views.

Availability over Easter weekend and throughout the school holidays.

At the Rocks (Langebaan)

Gorgeous, modern guest house set above Langebaan with spectacular, uninterrupted views of the lagoon.

Various available dates across March and April, including the Easter long weekend. There’s also a special running: Get 10% off all March & April stays.

Farr Out Guesthouse (Paternoster)

A unique alternative to a hotel a short drive out of Paternoster – complete with hot tub and wigwam room.

Availability throughout the school holidays and over the Easter long weekend. Various package specials available for stays between 1 March and 30 April 2020.

Gable Manor (Franschhoek)

A stylish, modern guest house on the edge of Franschhoek village in the charming Cape Winelands. Spacious, air-conditioned rooms.

Availability throughout March and April, including over the long Easter weekend. There’s also a special running: Get 25% off on all March and April stays.

Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse (Boland)

Country hospitality collides with sumptuous fare and special Victorian flair at this off-the-beaten-track gem an hour’s drive from Cape Town.

Limited availability over the following dates:

  • Farmhouse 17-28 March 2020
  • Family House Heron is available on Easter Sunday and Monday 12,13 April 2020.

Winelands Villa (Somerset West)

Enjoy either views of the ocean and countryside, or views of the lush garden and swimming pool at this Somerset West gem.

Three Classic rooms and seven Luxury rooms available over the Easter long weekend. Availability throughout March and April.

Mo & Rose at Soekershof (Robertson)

Indulge in contemporary farmhouse luxury, feast on culinary treats and be cocooned in a sanctuary of stunning natural beauty at this gorgeous spot situated in the heart of the Robertson Wine Valley,

Easter weekend availability: 7 rooms available - standard & luxury rooms - as well as the suite.(10-13 April 2020.) Various availability throughout March and April otherwise. There is also a special running: Get up to 30% off on mid-week stays (Sunday – Thursday) for the months of March & April.

Monte Vista Boutique Hotel (Montagu)

Surrounded by mountains and expansive grapevines, Monte Vista Boutique Hotel is located on the historical Church Street of picturesque Montagu and is a welcoming hotel offering elegance and country town hospitality - the perfect setting in which to relax alongside the swimming pools or walk in the beautiful gardens, all the while taking in the grand mountain views.

  • March: open and available - limited availability for 13-16 March.
  • April: open and available - limited availability for 11-12 April and 22-24 April.

Xanadu Guest Villa (Wilderness)

An exclusive boutique hotel-styled guest house on Wilderness’s doorstep dedicated to revitalising your senses and delivering the very best in seaside getaways.

Limited school holiday availability only.

Malvern Manor Country House (George)

Tranquil surroundings and spectacular views at this Cape Dutch manor offering luxurious farm-stay accommodation and friendly service.

Huge availability over Easter weekend and school holidays, plus there’s an Easter special running:

Get 20% your long Easter weekend stay when you book for 3 nights or more for 2 people sharing.

Belvidere Manor (Knysna)

Colonial-style cottages set in colourful parklike gardens on the banks of the magical Knysna Lagoon.

Various availability throughout March and April; limited over the Easter long weekend.

Forest Creek Lodge & Spa (Dullstroom)

Cosy stone cottages, private candle-lit gazebo dinners, the magical Forest Spa and amazing picnic spots in the forest – Forest Creek is a delight.

Availability throughout the school holidays and over the Easter long weekend.

Torburnlea B&B (Nelspruit)

A lovingly restored, family heritage home filled with atmosphere and Lowveld history. Located on the outskirts of Nelspruit.

Availability over Easter weekend and throughout March school holidays. There is also a Stay 3 Pay 2 special running until the end of May 2020, covering the Easter/school holiday period.

umSisi House/umSisi Cottage (White River)

A wonderfully unique and luxurious African home away from home right on the doorstep of the Kruger Park. Fabulous, welcoming hosts.

The following dates are available across both properties:


  • 18th March to 2nd April
  • 4th April to 10th April
  • 12th April to 14th April
  • 16th April to 18th April
  • 20th April to 28th April


  • 25th March to 10th April
  • 14th April to 25th April

Blyde Mountain Country House (Blyde River Canyon)

Blyde Mountain's lovely thatched buildings are tucked away between citrus and mango estates, enhancing privacy and peace, surrounded by indigenous bird-inhabited trees and a carefully balanced and delightful garden complete with a lapa and swimming pool.

Availability over Easter long weekend and throughout school holidays. There is a special running for the months of March and April – get 15% off your stay when you book to stay for two nights or more.

Shikwari Game Reserve (Hoedspruit)

Set on a plains game reserve, dicover the intimacy of Shikwari with its four secluded rooms and stunning Drakensberg Mountain views.

Large amount of availability over the holiday and Easter periods.

Sherwood’s Country House (Tzaneen)

Charming family-owned country house located on an active avocado estate – a Victorian home away from home.

Availability over the March/April school holidays as well as over the Easter long weekend. There is also a special running: Get 30% off on all stays booked for March and April.

Isibindi Lodges: Thonga Beach Lodge (KwaZulu-Natal), Tsowa Safari Island (Zambia), Kosi Forest Lodge (KZN) & Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge (KZN)

Various availability across all four lodge over the school holidays and Easter long weekend. Enquire with our res team.

Safari Lodge on Amakhala, Bush Lodge on Amakhala, Hlosi Lodge and Bukela Game Lodge (all in Amakhala Game Reserve)

Warm, welcoming authentic bush lodges in the beautiful Amakhala Game Reserve, where wildlife encounters meet modern, luxurious accommodation with all the frills.

Various dates available across all four lodges.

Super Tubes Guest House (Jeffreys Bay)

Modern, fresh variety of accommodation options set above Jeffreys Bay famous surfing beach< Super Tubes.

B&B rooms available over the Easter long weekend.Includes a buffet breakfast.

Sandals Guest House (St Francis Bay)

Sandals is set amongst lush indigenous milkwood trees and the thatched lodge is decorated in an Afro-Caribbean style, where warm hospitality and excellent service awaits.

Various availability across March and April, including the Easter long weekend. The following specials are also running:

  • Stay 4 nights or more in our standard family room (sleeps 2 adults and 2 children) and get 20% off the rates. Valid 21st March to 30th April 2020.
  • Receive a 15% special off any room type rates for a minimum 3 night stay. Valid 21st March to 30th April 2020.
  • Book now for the May Freedom Day weekend or the International Workers Day Weekend for a minimum TWO night stay and receive less 10% off our low season rates. Valid 25-28th April & 1 – 3rd May 2020.

Buccara Wildlife Reserve (Karoo Manor and Karoo Main House) (Graaff-Reinet)

Located in Graaff-Reinet, 19 miles from the natural wonder that is the Valley of Desolation, Buccara Wildlife Reserve offers luxury accommodation and activities in the haunting landscape of the Karoo.

Plenty of availability over March and April.

NOTE: All information was correct at the time of publishing.

Main image: Super Tubes Guest House, Jeffreys Bay