Uncover budget-friendly hidden retreats this holiday


Uncover budget-friendly hidden retreats just outside Cape Town this holiday season. Experience the natural beauty and tranquility of Blue Crane Farm Lodge, TierhoekOrganic Farm Cottages, Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge, Ou Meul Farm Cottage, Bergsicht Country Cottages, and !Khwa ttu. Pack your bags and embark on an affordable adventure now!

Hey there, fellow explorers! The school break is finally here and what better way to spend it than with a getaway with your loved ones just outside Cape Town? Below is a list of our favourite picks that will allow you to experience the natural beauty and tranquility that awaits beyond the city limits. So, pack your bags, hop in your car, and get ready to embark on a memorable adventure to these affordable stays just outside Cape Town

Blue Crane Farm Lodge

Nestled in the heart of nature, in Botrivier about 90 km from Cape Town lies Blue Crane Farm Lodge. Offering a budget-friendly retreat where you can unwind and rejuvenate. With prices starting from just R1800 per night (sleeps 4), this cozy lodge provides comfortable accommodations amidst breathtaking surroundings. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the countryside, take leisurely walks and reconnect with nature at this idyllic getaway.


Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge

For the adventurous souls looking for an affordable wilderness experience located in the Cederberg approximately 230km just outside of Cape Town, Gecko Creek Wilderness Lodge is a perfect choice. With rates starting from just R370 per person per night, this rustic lodge offers comfortable accommodations in a stunning natural setting. Embrace the spirit of adventure with hiking, mountain biking or simply revel in the tranquility of the great  outdoors.


Bergsicht Country Cottages

Indulge in the beauty of the Cape Winelands at Bergsicht Country Cottages situated in the Tulbagh Wine Valley approximately 95km out of Cape Town. Starting from R800 per person per night, these cosy cottages offer a budget-friendly stay amidst rolling vineyards and breathtaking landscapes. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the countryside, explore nearby wine estates and savour the local flavors. It’s an ideal choice for a relaxing and affordable countryside escape with your loved ones this holiday!


Tierhoek Organic Farm Cottages

With just a 135km drive from Cape Town, escape to Tierhoek Organic Farm Cottagesin the Robertson Area with your loved ones this holiday, where affordability meets sustainable living. Starting from around R1850 per night (1-2 Guests) – these charming cottages provide a serene setting for a sweet escape. Indulge in organic farm-to-table experiences, explore nearby hiking trails and bask in the beauty of the surrounding mountains. It’s an ideal choice for those seeking eco-friendly accommodations and a peaceful retreat.


Ou Meul Farm Cottage

Experience a budget-friendly farm retreat at Ou Meul Farm Cottage situated along the Van der Stel Pass in Botrivier just 70km away from Cape Town. Starting from R400 per person per night, this cosy accommodation allows you to escape the city buzz and unwind in a picturesque farm setting. Enjoy the peacefulness of nature, take leisurely walks through the countryside or simply relax on the cottage’s veranda and soak in the scenic views.


!Khwa ttu

Discover the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of the West Coast at Khwattu tucked away in the beautiful Yzerfontein. With rates starting from R350 per person, this unique lodge offers an experience that won’t break the bank but combines educational insights with stunning landscapes. Approximately 70km from Cape Town, Khwa ttu is the ideal getaway destination for those seeking cultural knowledge and a unique experience.


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