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  • KarMichael Farm 8 rooms from £56

    Himeville,, KwaZulu Natal

    Delightful traditional farm stay, guests can choose between self-catering and B&B cottages. Tucked away amidst the Drakensberg Mountains, surrounded by vineyards, it's a truly bucolic stay. Rooms are decorated with floral motifs and colourful chintz. It's very homely. A great family stay.

    Back to Nature  -  Stay on a traditional farm - a great family stay
    Great walks  -  Around the property and surrounding vineyards
    Sights nearby  -  Himeville Museum is under 2 km away
    Fishing  -  Fly Fishing - equipment available
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  • aha Avondale Boutique Hotel 17 rooms from £58


    Delightful hotel, one of our top picks in Durban. Each of its 17 rooms is decorated in a traditional, country casuals style. Dining is superb with your choice of eggs to order, fresh fruits and juices, and great coffee. There's a spa, plus you're walking distance from many attractions.

    Local exploring  -  A charming hotel within easy reach of Durban's attractions
    Great walks  -  Through Durban Botanic Gardens is just over 1 km away
    Local markets  -  Victoria Street Market
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  • Dalmore Guest Farm 4 rooms from £65

    Drakensburg, KwaZulu Natal

    A traditional family-run farm provides a bucolic stay in rural South Africa. Each of its four cottages is very family friendly, and guests have the option of catered of non-catered accommodation. Very cosy, these stone-walled centuries old abodes are surrounded by pristine nature and activities.

    Country Escape  -  Stay on a working farm in the depths of the Eastern Cape
    Sights nearby  -  This site of the famour Spioenkop Battlefield is just 8 km away
    Great walks  -  There are excellent walking routes right from your front door
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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  • Tugela River Lodge 5 rooms from £66

    KwaZulu Natal

    Quirky, cosy, cottages surrounded by rolling hills and nature. Each of the cottages provides a comfortable stay and a chance to truly get back to basics. There is little in the way of entertainment, there's even no internet. This self-catering stay is about reconnecting with yourself and others.

    Back to Nature  -  No internet, total tranquility, pet friendly - a perfect place to get away from it all
    Great walks  -  Superb walking trails right from your front door
    Sights nearby  -  Located 5 kms from Spioenkop Battlefield
    Kayaking  -  Along Spioenkop Dam
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  • St. Lucia Wetlands Guest House 6 rooms from £70

    St Lucia,, KwaZulu Natal

    A homely six-bedroom guesthouse providing comfortable accommodation, moments from St Lucia Estuary. Excellent value accommodation within a unique location, offering great wildlife and watersports opportunities. Crocodile and hippo spotting is just moments away!

    Value chic  -  Superb value homely accommodation
    Sights nearby  -  St Lucia Crocodile Centre is just 2km away
    Great walks  -  Maphelane Nature Reserve
    Kayaking  -  Saint Lucia Estuary
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  • The Benjamin 41 rooms from £71


    A delightful hotel just ten minutes drive from Durban beach. Each of the 41 rooms is decorated in a homely style, boasting pretty garden views, tea and coffee making facilities, and luxurious en suite bathrooms. There's an inviting pool, where you can enjoy tea and cakes out on the terrace.

    City Style  -  A homely stay, excellently located within easy reach of town
    Great walks  -  Through Durban Botanical gardens
    Sights nearby  -  uShaka Marine World is 4 km away
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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  • Endless Horizons 10 rooms from £81


    Modern boutique hotel boasts stylish interiors within a charming Durban neighbourhood. Each of the ten rooms is decorated with quirky prints and contemporary style. There is an inviting pool on the sunny terrace with far reaching views. A hearty buffet breakfast with Full English to order is served.

    City Style  -  Stylish boutique hotel within easy reach of Durban's bustling centre
    Sailing  -  Boat trips through Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve
    Restrictions on children  -  Children above the age of 12 are welcome
    Great walks  -  To Umhlanga lighthouse
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  • Sani Valley Nature Lodges 11 rooms from £82

    Himeville,, KwaZulu Natal

    A collection of lodges boasting an idyllic setting in the Sani Pass. Their minimalist interiors have an almost Scandinavian feel, and the setting is no less dramatic. Wholesome, hearty, South African dishes are served for breakfast and dinner. By day, guests can explore the surrounding beauty.

    Country Escape  -  Absolute bliss - a true escape in the Sani Valley
    Great walks  -  Excellent trails through Sani Pass
    Remote  -  Off the beaten track.
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  • Umkhumbi Lodge 12 rooms from £66

    KwaZulu Natal

    A family-friendly lodge set within Kuleni Game Park, surrounded by a variety of wildlife including zebras, giraffes and wildebeest. Accommodation is simple and bright allowing the focus to draw towards the fabulous views. A charming base to discover this fascinating region from.

    Back to Nature  -  Boasting a spectacular location within Kuleni Game Park, it would be hard to get closer to the action!
    Sights nearby  -  St Lucia Wetlands is one of South Africa’s World Heritage sites and activities include kayaking, boat cruises and guided walks
    Kayaking  -  Explore abundant birdlife while kayaking and canoeing at Muzi Pan with the chance to see hippos and crocodiles
    Birdwatching  -  Over 900 species of birds in the area, in the various eco systems, with many hotspots close to the lodge
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  • Petite Provence Guest House 7 rooms from £88

    Dolphin Coast,, KwaZulu Natal

    A little bit of Provence on South Africa's Eastern Cape. Each of this charming hotel's enormous seven bedrooms is decorated with a certain French 'je ne sais quoi'. Choose between romantic suites, family rooms, and a self-catering apartment. Manicured gardens and an inviting pool add to the charm.

    Romantic Break  -  A little slice of Provence on the Eastern Cape - a very romantic stay
    Sailing  -  Dolphin spotting on the aptly named, Dolphin Coast
    Sights nearby  -  Head for a swim in Ballito Tidal Pool
    Great walks  -  The scenic Ballito Boardwalk
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  • Elgin Guest House 8 rooms from £97

    Underberg, KwaZulu Natal

    Located in the Southern Drakensberg this quaint guesthouse and working farm provides adults with a relaxing and immersive stay amidst Southern Africa's rugged wilderness. With plenty of outdoor activities on your front doorstep, guests are invited to unwind in well-appointed rooms with epic views.

    Back to Nature  -  An adult's only stay amidst nature, with plenty of outdoor activities and picturesque scenery
    Kayaking  -  Mkomazana River is under 1 km away
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Restrictions on children  -  Adults only
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  • Malachite Manor 6 rooms from £103

    Drakensburg, KwaZulu Natal

    Intimate six-bedroom country house, boasting spacious rooms with exposed beams and rural views. Dine at your choice of The Manor restaurant and Speakeasy Boma, serving European classics and local favourites. There are excellent walking and cycling trails. "Adults only" ensure a tranquil stay.

    Back to Nature  -  A homely stay amidst pristine countryside
    Kayaking  -  Umzimkulu River is only 1 km away
    Restrictions on children  -  Adults only
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Moorcroft Manor 12 rooms from £105

    Himeville, Drakensburg, KwaZulu Natal

    Delightful family friendly stay surrounded by picturesque countryside. Wallow in the natural outdoor pool or explore the countryside on foot. Cosy cottages are great for couples and families - a very comfortable stay complete with tea and coffee making facilities and a hearty breakfast each morning.

    Back to Nature  -  Breath-taking surrounding, this is a true stay amidst nature
    Sights nearby  -  Make a visit to Himeville Museum, just 2 km away
    Great walks  -  Beautiful walking trails nearby
    Kayaking  -  Pholela River is only 1 km
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  • Quarters Hotel 25 rooms from £105


    This inviting Victorian hotel provides a very stylish stay. Located amidst what is known as Durban's "dining district" it is walking distance from some of the city's finest restaurants. Each of the rooms boasts its own private terrace and features enormous sleigh beds and stylish en suites.

    Local exploring  -  Stylish Victorian hotel located amidst Durban 'dining district'
    Great walks  -  Explore Durban's Botanical Gardens, just a few minutes walk away
    Sights nearby  -  Durban's beach - take a stroll along Marine Parade
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  • Berghouse and Cottages 5 rooms from £108

    Drakensburg, KwaZulu Natal

    One of the most stunning locations in all of KwaZulu-Natal, amidst the Drakensberg mountains, this family-run stay is an intimate stay amidst nature - ideal for families and couples. With a bounty of outdoor activities: horse-riding, fishing, hiking and much more, plus a sumptuous suite to retire.

    Back to Nature  -  Set amidst some of South Africa's wildest landscapes - a truly jaw-dropping stay
    Fishing  -  Equipment is available
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Kayaking  -  Tugela River
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  • Inkungu Lodge 6 rooms from £115

    Cathkin,, KwaZulu Natal

    A smart six bedroom lodge nestled amidst the dramatic Drakensberg Mountains with hiking and cycling trails abound. There's elegant dining and a very civilised afternoon tea. The perfect cosy abode to come back to after a day exploring. Boasts lush four-posters and a picturesque infinity pool.

    Country Escape  -  Beautiful accommodation in an equally stunning location
    Great walks  -  Superb walking trails right from the property
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby Bushmen Paintings
    Fishing  -  On the Sterkspruit River
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  • Montusi Mountain Lodge 16 rooms from £144

    KwaZulu Natal

    A mountainside haven offering stunning views of the Drakensberg range. Thatched suites have a traditional yet utterly luxurious feel. A fire-lit restaurant serves hearty gourmet cuisine. There's a range of outdoor pursuits available for guests but you are equally welcome to simply relax.

    Country Escape  -  Set in the spectacular Drakensberg mountains, unwind in luxurious surrounds and feast on hearty cuisine, rural perfection
    Birdwatching  -  The gardens have become a haven for hundreds of different species of bird such as sunbirds, sugarbirds, widows and wydahs
    Views  -  The only upmarket destination in the area with an uninterrupted view of the Drakensberg's famous Amphitheatre escarpment
    Fishing  -  Fly fishing at two dams on the property stocked with trout (and boasting beautiful views)
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  • Nibela Lake Lodge 11 rooms from £196


    Excellent value accommodation, ideal for both nature lovers and all the family. Beautiful suites, complete with four posters beds and indoor-outdoor bathrooms are the height of luxury. Buffet meals offer a lot of variety. Superb wildlife spotting in the area.

    Back to Nature  -  Right on St Lucia lake, you're surrounded by nature and wildlife
    Families  -  There is a long list of family friendly activities on site
    Great walks  -  Explore the surrounding nature on foot
    Sailing  -  Take a boat out on St Lucia lake
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  • Teremok Marine 8 rooms from £210


    This colourful and quirky owner-managed boutique hotel provides a true home away from home with bags of style for its guests. Each of the rooms is individually decorated with mix and match wallpaper and fabrics. Sea views, an inviting pool, plus you're walking distance from the action.

    City Style  -  Skipping distance from Durban's vibrant centre, this is a very trendy stay
    Kayaking  -  Kayaking and boat trips through Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve
    Sights nearby  -  Umhlanga Rocks Beach is under 1 km away
    Great walks  -  Umhlanga's Promenade is within 500 m
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  • Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse 12 rooms from £275

    Kamberg,, KwaZulu Natal

    Boasting its own organic farm with a menu designed by the award-winning chef Chef Richard Poynton, this proves to be a stay that will indulge. Sumptuous breakfast, candle-lit dinners, plus 360-degree scenic views. Rooms are cosy and filled with antiques - all this plus an inviting spa. Divine.

    Country Escape  -  Superb dining, stunning scenery - a perfect country escape
    Romantic Break  -  Adults only, spa facilities, and superb dining
    Great walks  -  Excellent trails right from the property
    Kayaking  -  Klein-mooi Rivier is just 1 km
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  • Three Tree Hill 8 rooms from £296

    Bergville,, KwaZulu Natal

    Surrounded by nature this historic lodge provides an authentic experience of South African culture. Interiors are decorated with local flourishes and antique artwork and posters. Freshly baked cakes and bread are served alongside a superb menu. A great family stay with a long list of activities.

    Families  -  Packed with fun and outdoor activities, all ages are welcome
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Elephant Point 8 rooms from £340

    KwaZulu Natal

    Choose between Elephant Point's eight private lodges, all with private pools, perfect for families travelling together. Self-catering, guests have the option of hiring a private chef, or having their shopping done beforehand: everything is taken care of! Bordering Kruger Park it's a great stay.

    Families  -  Private villa accommodation makes this a perfect family stay
    Kayaking  -  On the Sabie River
    Great walks  -  Guided bush walks
    Swimming Pool  -  Private pools
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  • Oyster Box Hotel 86 rooms from £301


    The last word in beachfront luxury, this grand, elegant hotel offers a state-of-the-art spa and a choice of top quality bars and restaurants. A range of accommodation spans from charming rooms to family-friendly villas and all have an indulgent yet homely feel. Perfect for utterly relaxing breaks.

    Total relaxation  -  A beach side property complete with indulgent spa and fabulous food, ideal for relaxing weekend breaks
    Great walks  -  Hike in the dramatic Drakensberg mountains that run along the west of the province
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
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  • Thonga Beach Lodge 24 rooms from £445

    Mabibi Camp,, KwaZulu Natal

    If you're after a truly relaxing family stay, this is the place. Located on a deserted beach, with excellent snorkelling and diving opportunities. Stay in luxurious cottage accommodation; some family suites include private pools. Flavoursome Western and African dishes are served. Superb.

    Families  -  Family accommodation with a bounty of activities
    Diving  -  The Indian Ocean is ideal for diving and snorkelling
    Great walks  -  Along the neighbouring beach
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
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  • Makakatana Bay Lodge 5 rooms from £500

    KwaZulu Natal

    Superb cottage accommodation, popular with families for its bounty of activities. Located on the edge of a sparkling lake, within moments of the Indian Ocean, it is an area that attracts an incredible array of wildlife. Luxurious suites, superb staff, and delicious dining. A great stay.

    Families  -  Lots of outdoor activities and family accommodation
    Diving  -  Diving trips are a great way to explore the Indian Ocean
    Great walks  -  Guided walks in search of Africa's wildlife
    Sailing  -  Cruise along the narrows of Lake St. Lucia
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  • Esiweni Luxury Lodge 5 rooms from £786

    Ladysmith, KwaZulu Natal

    Utterly luxurious safari lodge in the heart of the Nambiti Game Reserve. This five-star stay provides guests with a romantic and indulgent base from which to head off in search of the Big 5. All inclusive, two safari drives are included in your stay. Modern and opulent suites are very romantic.

    Total relaxation  -  Total relaxation amidst the African bush with lavish suites and indulgent spa treatments
    Restrictions on children  -  Children above the age of six are welcome
    Minimum Stay  -  Three night minimum stay
    Kayaking  -  Along the Sunday's River
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