4 Spring Travel Breaks On A Budget

Kuhestan Organic Farm Cottages, Magoebaskloof

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In need of a quiet break away from the city? We can’t imagine anything better than the serene surroundings of the Persian family-owned Kuhestan Organic Farm. Set on this working avocado and raspberry farm, five comfortably appointed studio-style cottages make for tranquil havens. Owner Shahrzad also offers cooking classes, so for a taste of Persian culture and a lovely social afternoon book for one of her ‘Cookout Days’ that ends with a feast of traditional fare (R950pp).

Claim your special offer:

Quote ‘w&hKuhestan’ when making your reservation to receive two complimentary Kuhestan Organic Farm products on arrival. This offer is valid per booking, not per person, and only for the first 10 woman&home reader bookings. Valid until 30 November 2016; standard T&C’s apply. To book, email [email protected] call 082 903 7593; see kuhestan.co.za

Klein Oliphants Hoek, Franschhoek

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Amid Franschhoek’s vine-covered slopes, Top 100 restaurants, and quaint colonial buildings housing an elclectic collection of galleries and boutiques, the sophosticated Klein Oliphants Hoek provides the perfect base for a winelands getaway. When you’re not out sampling the area’s celebrated wines, you’ll relish lazy afternoons spent lolling in the hotel’s pool and evenings of high-stakes Monopoly or quiet reading in the lounge.

Claim your special offer:
Quote ‘w&hOliphants’ when making your reservation to receive a 10% discount on the booking rate. Valid until 30 September 2016; standard T&C’s apply. To book, email [email protected] call 021 876 2566; see kleinoliphantshoek.co.za

Gannabos Farm & Guest House, Hantam Karoo

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Once a year around September, the semi-arid Hantam Karoo is transformed by fields of daisies that paint its landscape in hues of orange, yellow, red, purple, pink and blue. Pack up the family and head to homely Gannabos Farm and Guesthouse, 30 minutes outside the town of Nieuwoudtville on the Rondekop/Naressie Flower Route, for the ultimate flower safari and to experience the best of simple country living.

Claim your special offer:

Quote ‘w&hGannabos’ when making your reservation to receive a complimentary giftbag, including a beautiful photgraphic print of the area and a packet of Quiver Tree seeds so you can take a little piece of this paradise home with you. Valid until 30 October 2016; standard T&C’s apply. To book, email [email protected] call 082 804 8784; see gannabos.co.za

Berghouse and Cottages, Northern Drakensberg 

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Nature-lovers and adventurers at heart will love the Berghouse & Cottages mountain hideaways, where Basuto ponies graze outside your door and you’re surrounded by sandstone peaks and protected yellowwood forests. Take it all in on one of their guided adventures – whether you’re into birding, hiking and leisurely horse riding, or exhilarating biking and river tubing, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Claim your special offer:

Quote ‘w&hBerghouse’ when making your reservation and you and your family or friends will be treated to one on-site activity of your choice. Valid until 30 October 2016; standard T&C’s apply. To book, email [email protected] call 082 804 8784; see berghouse.co.za

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