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Accommodation

Budget Getaways Near Cape Town

Our pick of the top weekend retreats that cost less than R400p/p per night

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Outside Cape Town

Incredible New Swellendam Country-Style Weekend Escape

A quaint chapel, rustic luxury accommodation and sunset safari picnics at Rotterdam Guest Farm

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Accommodation

New Experiences: 16 Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

We spoke to tour operators: Free tours, private tours, couples, family tours to holiday trips

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Accommodation

Looking for Something Cool To Do With The Kids This Weekend? Check Out This Super-Special Stellenbosch Animal Farm

From the cheeky piggies at the animal farm to the mini racetrack and enormous sandpit and sweeping gardens, Vredenheim Animal Farm offers something for everyone

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Cape Town

Accommodation Specials: Dream Stays, a New Spot in Paarl, and A Luxury Camping Site

Winter is a great time to finally book into that place you’ve always dreamed of staying in

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Accommodation

Discover The Hidden Stellenbosch Vineyard Where You Can Sip Wine Favoured By Monaco’s Prince Albert

Wake up to the sun rising over the Helderberg at Stellenbosch’s Premier Wine Estate

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Rex Hotel Views
Outside Cape Town

Knysna Splendour: Balcony Views & 4-Star Luxury At This Revamped Hotel On The Garden Route

Explore Knysna’s serene lagoons and enchanted forests from the easy-going luxury of aha The Rex Hotel

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Cape Town

Enjoy First-Class Harbour Views At This Boutique 4-Star Hotel in Simon's Town

Wind down against the backdrop of breathtaking sea views at aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel

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Cape Town

This Foreshore Hotel Puts You Right in the Heart of Cape Town

Famous harbour views and the canal cruise that goes through the property – an ideal location for business and leisure

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Cape Town

Luxurious Experiences in Cape Town

A sneak peek into the lavish luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite.

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Africamps
Cape Town

All 7 Luxury AfriCamps Spots You Need to Check Out With the Fam

WATCH: 3 Brand-new campsites and all the boutique luxuries these super shareable boutique glamping experiences, plus: a new Wellington camp coming soon 

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Cape Town

Expect the Unusual at These Intriguing Accommodations

Some of the quirkiest, most interesting and innovative places to stay.

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Accommodation

Snug Seaside Shacks and Something For The Adventurous: Your Winter Weekend Guide

A selection of cosy holiday hotspots to keep you warm during the cold season

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Accommodation

Romantic Weekend Getaways around the Western Cape

Lounging in an infinity pool with a drink in hand at Sugar Bird Manor to secluded beach walks in Paternoster, here are our picks for romantic weekend getaways in Cape Town and the Western Cape. 

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Outside Cape Town

Spend a Day at: Spice Route in Paarl

A wine-land playground that’ll satisfy your every desire!

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Outside Cape Town

New: Karoo Eco Family Farm Accommodation and Experiences

Brand-new Njalo-Njalo offers idyllic family farm accommodation just 2 hours outside of Cape Town

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Africamps
Outside Cape Town

A New Way to Experience the Cape: Africamps Luxury Camping

The outdoor living experts who introduced "glamping" to South Africa are expanding to more must-visit areas of the Western Cape

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Aaldering Luxury Lodge
Outside Cape Town

Accommodation in Stellenbosch

This town redefines the classic, weekend break

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Aaldering Luxury Lodges
Outside Cape Town

Peace, Quiet And Luxury At This Five-Star Guest Lodge

A five-star pocket of privacy and peace in the heart of the Cape Winelands at this bed and breakfast accommodation on a working wine farm

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Kambati
Outside Cape Town

Cool and Exciting Places to Stay in Swellendam

From five-star hotels and guest farms to backpackers and campsites, plus: loads of exciting things to do in and around Swellendam

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Cape Town

Fresh Experiences at this New-Look Foreshore Hotel

Newly renovated, pet-friendly rooms and a vegan menu, plus: the famous rooftop bar still at the Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore

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Cape Town

Enjoy Simple, Sophisticated Luxury at Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront

Simple, sophisticated luxury sans the stuffiness  

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Camping

Our Pick of Picturesque Places to Pitch a Tent

Sleep under the stars, along the shore, or in a luxury boutique tent

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Cartel House 5
Cape Town

Indulge in the Contemporary Co-working Culture at Cartel House on Loop Street

BONUS: Get 25% off your first month! Download the free Cartel House app and use the code: CapeTownMag   

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Cape Town

Business or Pleasure: This Luxury Spot Makes For The Ideal Inner-City Getaway

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence on Riebeek Street, Cape Town gives visitors a chance to live in the lap of luxury and still be where all the city action is

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Accommodation

Book The Ultimate Business Accommodation: Afribode Self-Catering Apartments

Your own space and luxury features — Afribode Accommodation offers ideal apartment-style business stays in and around Cape Town

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atFrits Dog Hotel and Daycare Centre in Cape Town
Accommodation

atFrits Five-Star Dog Hotel & Daycare Centre in Cape Town

Treat your canine to a magical stay at this one-of-a-kind doggie parlour

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Cape Town

New Place: What An Architect is Doing To Get Tourists to Explore Cape Town on Foot

Layovers, early check-out and late check-ins come with many hassles. Here’s why baggage should not be one of them

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Accommodation

Cool Art Hotel Meets Pooch Palace – Unique Discoveries at Radisson RED in The Heart of The Hip Silo District

It’s not every day you find a pet-friendly hotel that looks like an art gallery and operates on wireless streaming in the heart of Cape Town  

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Cape Town

Special and Spectacular Backpackers in Cape Town

On a shoestring: the good and unique affordable accommodation options in the Mother City and surrounds

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African Soul Surfer Backpackers
Cape Town

There Are So Many Reasons Why African Soul Surfer Is The Perfect Beachside Surf and Yoga Escape

Closer to the beach than any other backpackers in Cape Town, you’re in for a unique and memorable stay at African Soul Surfer  

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Outside Cape Town

NEW IN YZERFONTEIN: The World’s First Heritage Museum Dedicated To The San

The !Khwa ttu Dream Museum will "re-introduce people to a particular way of living”.

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Tailormade Travel NL

A Warm Welcome to the Thrill Seekers Playground

Adventure day tours uncovered in Cape Town and Surrounds

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SAN Parks

Accommodation in the West Coast National Park

From houseboats and beach cottages to natural bush chalets - it’s your choice

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Boschendal 7
Outside Cape Town

A Taste Of Farm Life In A Self-Catering Farm Cottage At The Foot Of The Drakenstein Mountains

With beautiful fireplaces, a range of wine pairings and experiences, and elegant accommodation, every minute at Boschendal is the epitome of farm living

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Accommodation

Basic or Boutique, Cape Quarter is Designed to Turn Every Stop Into an Experience

Whether it’s grocery shopping, hitting the gym or lusting over those designer European jeans, Cape Quarter has something for everyone

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Goudini Spa Baths
Outside Cape Town

Heated Pools, Natural Hot Springs and Idyllic Spa and Roman Baths to Warm You Up this Winter

From private wood-fired hot tubs to natural springs reaching 65 degrees – these are the steamy spots you need to melt into this winter

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Accommodation

Franschhoek Accommodation

Hotels, bed and breakfasts, guest houses and other places to stay in Franschhoek

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Outside Cape Town

Stargazing Near Cape Town: Here's Where You Can Discover The Cosmos

These guys did three years of research in over 30 locations to find the most ideal place near Cape Town to stargaze

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Outside Cape Town

Explore the Karoo in a Tuk Tuk and Pick Up a Few Culinary Skills at This Adventurous Escape

Head to the countryside for an adventurous cooking experience, food tours and then unwind at the luxury cottages at African Relish  

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Outside Cape Town

Discover a Luxury Experience at the Only 5-Star Hotel in Paarl

This Cape Dutch-style inspired hotel is the epitome of luxury and traditional architecture in the heart of the Cape Winelands

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Cape Town

Unique and Romantic Stay in Vibey Part of Cape Town: Live Music and Adventure at The Grey Hotel

13 Unique rooms, live music and good food every day, late breakfast, mountain views and every Cape Town adventure in easy reach – use promo code "CAPETOWNMAG" when booking to get the winter special deal

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Ritz
Cape Town

Temporarily closed: Cape Town's Iconic The Ritz Hotel

Temporarily closed: Sea Point’s iconic hotel, the Ritz, has been upgraded to reflect a charming, modern aesthetic

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Cape Town

Accommodation in De Waterkant

A selection of places to stay in one of Cape Town’s most charming central sub-districts

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African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel
Cape Town

African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel, Autograph Collection in Cape Town

Walk into sheer luxury and style at this city centre-based establishment

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Cape Town

Win a Theatre Date and Bottle of Wine to Share at The Fugard

You could be sipping wine as you settle in to enjoy Significant Other straight off Broadway at The Fugard Theatre with your partner or friend

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Cape Town

It's The Little Things That Mean The Most When You Stay At The Fire & Ice Hotel

Breakfast by specially trained “egg-spert” chefs, 38 gourmet milkshakes, free parking (in the CBD) and an urban-chic communal space where meeting new people is easy

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Outside Cape Town

Thali Thali Safari Lodge and Game Reserve

The down-to-earth West Coast wildlife reserve that offers affordable accommodation for the whole clan 

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Accommodation

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel’s Central Kloof Nek Location Makes it an Ideal Base for Sightseeing in Cape Town

Spectacular views and its central location makes Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel and Spa an ideal Cape Town getaway spot

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Under Oaks
Accommodation

Under Oaks Offers the Perfect Corporate Breakaway

Get the work done in the peaceful surrounds of this Paarl winelands gem

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Accommodation

Perfect Imperfection at Under Oaks Wine Estate

Savour award-winning wine in the shade of ancient oak trees

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