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The B.I.G: Backpackers (Category: Backpacker)

The B.I.G is a new boutique backpackers in Green Point, Cape Town and is the first of its kind. The B.I.G offers its guests the best of two worlds, the style, service and cleanliness of a guest house/hotel, with the amazing social aspect of a regular backpackers at Backpacker rates.

Oyster Creek Lodge (Category: Bed and Breakfast)

Surrounded by the Knysna Lagoon with a spectacular view of The Heads, this intimate, luxury lodge can sleep up to twelve people and offers a variety of flexible accommodation choices.The inspiration for the lodges decor is largely drawn from the surrounding natural beauty of the Knysna Forest.

Die Tuishuis B&B (Category: Bed and Breakfast)

Established 7 years ago. 6 bedrooms of which 1 is selfcatering flat en suite, 2 three quarter-sized beds, TV, heater, roof fan; 1 room with double bed, TV, heater and roof fan; 3 rooms with two three quarter beds, heaters and fans. Coffee and tea in rooms, fridge for use by guests.

Mongoose Manor Bed & Breakfast (Category: Bed and Breakfast)

Mongoose Manor is a gracious Port Elizabeth bed and breakfast, offering elegant accommodation in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. The guest house is ideal for business and pleasure, perfectly situated as a gateway to all that can be enjoyed in Port Elizabeth area.

The Hideaway Bed & Breakfast (Category: Bed and Breakfast)

A national monument and one of the oldest houses in Swellendam, our beautiful Victorian bed & breakfast - right on the Garden Route - radiates an old-world charm and rustic elegance that has made it famous the world over.

The Wild Mushroom Luxury Country House (Category: Country House)

This beautiful hotel style guest house provides luxury accommodation where you have the opportunity to be pampered and recuperate in a picturesque rural atmosphere amid the vineyards and olives of the Cape Winelands. 

Leeuwenhof Country Lodge (Category: Country House)

Celebrate summer, by spoiling yourself with a relaxing one or two- night stay at the Leeuwenhof Country Lodge & Garden Spa nestling at the foot of the Waterberg Mountains amidst abundant blessings of nature, only 90 minutes drive from Pretoria.

Crawfords Beach Lodge (Category: Country House)

Crawford's Beach Lodge, set along the magical Wild Coast, offers rustic luxury accommodation for the most discerning of travelers, who are looking for fun, sun and relaxation. Surrounded by rolling hills, lush tropical beach forests and overlooks the warm Indian Ocean.

Kob Inn Beach Resort (Category: Country House)

Kob Inn family is a family resort on the Wild Coast in Eastern Cape. It offers a perfect mixture of Wild Coast hospitality, adventure, relaxation and homely comfort. We are right on the beachfront and have 44 rooms of which two are private honeymoon suites.

Olive Grove Guest Farm (Category: Country House)

Olive Grove Guest Farm lies nestled in the heart of the vast & beautiful Karoo landscape. Here guests can delight in country comfort and escape to an authentic, Karoo olive and sheep farm experience. There is a wide array of eco activities to enjoy.

Eden Safari Country House (Category: Country House)

Eden Safari Country House has its name for a reason. You truly feel like you are in the Garden of Eden. It is an upmarket luxury Country House finished in all natural materials that delivers a true 5 Star African Colonial Lifestyle. This premier villa is nestled in 4000ha of African Bush.

Matla Mamba Safaris (Category: Game Lodge)

Matla Mamba Safaris offers luxurious Limpopo accommodation on the banks of the picturesque Mamba River. Experience nature at first-hand and be amazed by the natural beauty of the South African Bushveld. The thatched camp overlooks a beautiful dam and can accommodate up to 24 people.

Ivory Tree Game Lodge (Category: Game Lodge)

An old charm game lodge nestled in the Pilanesberg National Park surrounded by mountains and offering a personalised game lodge experience. We are known for our service and our lodge offer a range of dining experiences and is family friendly.

Aquila Private Game Reserve (Category: Game Lodge)

Aquila Safari Lodge is a 4 star establishment in the Southern Karoo. Welcome to a Big-5 experience. Aquila offers you a unique opportunity to see lions, rhino, buffalo, elephants and leopard up close. Additional wildlife and flora is available to view on our once-in-a-lifetime game drives.

Leaves Lodge and Spa (Category: Guest House)

Leaves Lodge and Spa is situated inĀ Nelspruit. Built on a granite dome you can enjoy breathtaking views from your room over theĀ indigenous forest and a murmuring mountain stream that runs through the lush garden.

138 Marine Beachfront Guesthouse (Category: Guest House)

138 Marine is a National Award-winning, upmarket guest house with spectacular sea views, only 5 minutes from the centre of Hermanus. It is one of the few luxury guesthouses in the Hermanus area which is situated right at the beachfront. This is the perfect romantic getaway.

Sea Otters Lodge (Category: Guest House)

Savour the peace and quiet of this beautiful hidden gem, while listening to the waves breaking on the shore. Perched ever so perfectly on the beachfront of Kini Bay, Sea Otters Lodge offers visitors accommodation, conference or function facilities. All of these are accompanied by magical sea views.

Aloe Grove Guest Farm (Category: Guest House)

Aloe Grove Guest Farm is nestled in the picturesque Eastern Cape countryside. We offer our guests a unique opportunity to enjoy luxurious and uniquely decorated thatched chalets, warm hospitality, great food, adventure and spectacular views of the tranquil surroundings.

Dossa Guest House (Category: Guest House)

Dossa Guest House is set in Robindale in Randburg. The ambiance at Dossa Guest House is luxurious, quiet and relaxing, and is designed around the elements of Fung Shui. This is an ideal place to recharge before going back to work, training or before returning home from your holiday.

10 2nd Avenue Houghton Estate (Category: Hotel)

Magoebaskloof Hotel (Category: Hotel)

Magoebaskloof Hotel sits along a ridge offering rooms spectacular views over the Magoebas Valley. Guests will be treated to the famous Silver Mist that appears early mornings and evenings. Our choice of SelfCatering Apartments, Standard Rooms and Deluxe Rooms offer something for everyone.

Budmarsh Country Lodge (Category: Lodge)

Budmarsh offers five-star accommodation and conference facilities. We aim to create a unique and memorable experience for each of our guests. Guests are sure to leave feeling pampered, refreshed and eager to return.

African Game Lodge (Category: Lodge)

In a pristine valley surrounded by the spectacular Langeberg Mountains, lies African Game Lodge, part of a conservation project dedicated to Wildlife Rehabilitation, Awareness and preserving Bio-diversity. We are situated in the picturesque Montagu. 

Koelenrust Estate (Category: Lodge)

Koelenrust Estate nestles in a lush garden amongst big trees in the quiet valley of Zwartkop, in the Muldersdrift area on the West Rand, Gauteng. The peace and tranquility will take you far from the city lights. This is your ideal breakaway in the country, be it business or pleasure.

The Rest Zebra Lodge (Category: Lodge)

Nestled in a magnificent scenic Mountain Range. The Rest Zebra Lodge combines the natural beauty of the Mpumalanga Lowveld with the excellent architecture and world class facilities. Our guests can enjoy the comfort of our four spacious accommodation units. 

Alkantmooi Self Catering (Category: Self-Catering)

Alkantmooi Estate is high on a hill, overlooking scenic Plettenberg Bay, with views that go on forever. The all-round outlook of mountains, rivers and ocean is the reason for its apt name, Alkantmooi, which means beautiful on all sides in the local Afrikaans language.

Constantia Cottages (Category: Self-Catering)

Well appointed beautiful holiday apartments and holiday houses. Constantia Cottages are located in the heart of the Cape's most famous and beautiful suburbs, amongst the leafy vines of the oldest winelands in the Cape in close proximity to many of the celebrated Cape restaurants. 

Strandskloof Caravan Park (Category: Self-Catering)

Strandskloof Caravan Park. Ideal for the family seeking the classic getaway. Our beautiful and tranquil campsite is covered in grass. Bring your tent or your caravan for a break away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a peaceful farm atmosphere.