Discover Johannesburg’s Affordable Sweet Escapes

Uncover affordable sweet escapes just outside Johannesburg this holiday season. From tranquil farm stays to horseback adventures and serene lodges, embark on a budget-friendly getaway without compromising on comfort and quality. Explore now!
Hey there, fellow adventurers! The long school break is finally here and if you’re looking for a budget-friendly escape from the bustling city life of Johannesburg, you’re in luck! Below is a list of some fantastic options that won’t break the bank but will still ensure a comfortable and unforgettable stay. Pack your bags, grab your loved ones or travel buddies and get ready to explore what is on offer outside of Johannesburg.

Saamrus Guest Farm


Located amidst picturesque landscape of Magaliesburg, Saamrus Quest Farm offers a tranquil retreat that won’t dent your wallet. With prices starting from just R490 per person sharing, you can immerse yourself in the serene beauty of nature without compromising on comfort. Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway or a family adventure, this budget-friendly farm stay is sure to delight you and your loved ones.

Glenogle Farm


Hidden amongst pine plantations in the beautiful mountainous area of Magoebaskloof, escape to Glenogle Farm, where rustic charm meets affordability. Starting from R775 per person sharing, this idyllic retreat promises a rejuvenating experience for nature enthusiasts. Surrounded by rolling hills and panoramic views, you can unwind in the cozy accommodation while soaking up the peaceful ambiance. It’s the perfect opportunity for a mid-year recharge.

Kaapsehoop Horse Trails


Situated on the Drakensberg Escarpment, Kaapsehoop Horse Trails is the perfect location for those looking to explore the countryside on horseback. Embark on an unforgettable horseback trail experience starting from just R450 per person per night. Immerse yourself in the stunning natural beauty as you trot along scenic trails, guided by experienced equestrians. This unique activity offers a fantastic way to discover the hidden gems of the countryside.

Woolly Bugger Farm


Looking for a cozy and budget-friendly self-catering option? Look no further than Woolly Bugger Farm, situated just 22km from Dullstroom. Starting from R950 per unit, this charming farm accommodation provides a delightful escape from the urban hustle and bustle. Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of preparing your meals while relishing in the tranquility of the surrounding nature. It’s a perfect choice for families or groups seeking an affordable getaway this holiday.

CPIRIT Country Haven


Indulge in the beauty of nature at CPIRIT Country Haven a stunning farm in the country only 7,5 km from popular Dullstroom, Mpumalanga, where affordable luxury meets natural splendor. With prices starting from R700 per person sharing, you can experience the best of both worlds. Unwind in comfortable lodgings surrounded by breathtaking scenery and take advantage of the on-site facilities and activities that cater to all ages. This haven ensures an unforgettable stay that won’t strain your budget.

Lindani Lodge


For budget-savvy travellers seeking a unique experience, set in the heart of the Waterberg mountains, Lindani Lodge offers an exceptional stay starting from just R390 per person. With its pristine natural reserve, this lodge provides comfortable accommodation with access to a variety of outdoor activities. From hiking trails to birdwatching, you’ll have ample opportunities to immerse yourself in the beauty of the surrounding wilderness.

These budget-friendly options offer a variety of choices for every traveler’s taste and preference. From farm stays to horseback adventures and serene lodges, these affordable escapes just outside of Johannesburg promise unforgettable memories without compromising on quality. So, why wait? There’s no time like the present! We love our city and its unique vibe but a sweet escape into nature will do you wonders. If you were looking for a sign, this is it… go and enjoy all the joys of a vacation without breaking the bank.

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