If you’re looking for a getaway (or two) but aren’t looking to splurge, may the competition odds be ever in your favour!
Shumbalala Game Lodge
Shumbalala Game Lodge is a haven of sophisticated style and unexpected luxury in the midst of lion country, open to the Kruger National Park. This family-run lodge welcomes you into a warm and relaxed atmosphere enriched only by the professional service of dedicated hospitality staff, and field guides.
The lodge boasts a modern design under high thatched roofs which lends an undeniable African charm to the ambiance of every space.
Accommodating just 12 guests in a choice of four Superior Suites and one Presidential Suite, it is perfectly designed to offer privacy and seclusion with breath-taking views over the surrounding environment. Inside, guests will find their every whim is accommodated in a cosy haven of luxury with an interior fireplace to drive away the evening chill. The suites are the ultimate setting for extra game viewing opportunities from the privacy of your private deck, elegantly equipped with comfortable pool loungers to soak up the African Sun beside your private plunge pool.
At Shumbalala, your daily routine includes twice-daily game drives led by experienced field guides, blended with ample opportunity to relax in the lush surroundings. In-between game drives, meals are served on the veranda overlooking the dry riverbed, around the fire in the open boma, or in the elegant dining room. The wine cellar, with a view over the waterhole, is the ultimate venue for a romantic dinner.
- Win a two-night stay for two people sharing in a Superior Suite worth R56 000
Your prize is inclusive of:
- Air-conditioned accommodation with an en-suite bathroom featuring an indoor and outdoor shower, private viewing deck and plunge pool
- All meals as offered by the lodge | Hot beverages, bottled water and snacks
- Early morning and late afternoon game drives and optional
bush walks, local sundowner drinks on game drive
This prize excludes:
- Conservation Fee & TOMSA Levy
- All drinks, telephone, laundry, curio purchases
- Spa treatments/facilities, anything of a personal nature / not specified
- Transport to / from the lodge
The prize is valid for travel 01 Dec 2022 – 31 July 2023 (excluding: 16 Dec 2022 – 05 Jan 2023), Easter Period, long weekends and public holidays.
Franschhoek Country House & Villas
Situated on the outskirts of the Franschhoek Village with picturesque views of the Franschhoek Mountain
range, Franschhoek Country House & Villas is set amidst superbly manicured gardens. The acclaimed
Monneaux Restaurant offers freshness, creativity, and generosity on every plate with the proud mantra of
‘Soil to Plate’ showcasing the incorporation of fresh produce grown in the vegetable garden.
You’re spoilt for choice with accommodation thanks to a superb selection of individually appointed fully air-
conditioned, en-suite accommodation in 25 Suites.
Six Standard Suites in the original manor house each include their own lounge area and private balcony,
while a separate guest lounge offers guests the opportunity to relax and enjoy a complimentary sherry.
Five Luxury Suites, offer more space and includes a lounge area with most offering a private patio or
balcony for you to enjoy the garden views.
Two double-story Garden Cottages feature an en-suite bedroom downstairs, a private garden and
upstairs lounge area also with a fold-out bed for guests with small children.
The 12 Villa Suites are arguably the best suites on offer in the Winelands. The 100sqm Villas include a
separate lounge, bedroom, two private balconies, entertainment system, fireplace, DVD player and music
throughout the Villa.
The hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle service to town with quick access to the tram system for
the not to be missed opportunity of world-class wine tasting.
Your prize is inclusive of:
- Two nights stay for two people sharing in a Villa Suite
- Breakfast daily and complimentary return shuttle
transfer to and from town
This prize is excludes:
- All drinks, including mini-bar in suite, lunch, dinner and snacks, telephone,
- Laundry, on site purchases
- Spa treatments / facilities/ anything of a personal nature / not specified
- Transport to / from the hotel
The prize is valid for travel 01 Dec 2022 – 31 July 2023 (excluding: 16 Dec 2022 – 05 Jan 2023), Easter
Period, long weekends and public holidays).
How to win:
Sign up for a 12-month subscription to Woman&Home (for only R489) or Garden&Home (R399) to put yourself in line to win both getaways!
Competition ends on 25 November. Offer is limited to South Africa and applies to print subscriptions only. Please allow time for processing and delivery. Ts&Cs apply.
Feature Image: Franschoek Country House & Villas/ Shumbalala Game Lodge