Top spots for an unusual getaway

This summer, book in for a unique local stay – whether it’s lazing in a castle or going back in time to a renovated prison, we’ve got some fab suggestions…

Flycather Castle, Drakensberg

This extravagant 17th century-style fortress is ideal if you’re looking for something different. Perched on the edge of Graskop, on the Drakensberg mountain escarpment, and looking out over the majestic mountain range, a stay at this fantasy castle is a real treat.

Claim your special offer: When making a reservation, mention that you read about the lavish Ruby Royal suite in the woman&home magazine and you’ll receive a special welcome. Upon arrival, you’ll be spoilt with a bottle of sparkling wine, as well as rose petals and tea lights scattered around a romantic foam bath in your suite. Valid until 31 December 2016. To book email [email protected] or call 013 767 1114 or 072 234 4134. See Standard T&C’s apply.


PortsWood Hotel, Cape Town

Conveniently situated in the heart of the V&A Waterfront, the PortsWood Hotel offers old-world history in a beautifully luxurious setting. Many years ago, prisoners on the way to Robben Island used to wait in holding cells before being taken across the water; now, those structures form the hotel’s stunning lobby and restaurant!

Claim your special offer: Quote ‘WOMANH 102015’ when booking and receive a 15% discount on the best available rate on the day the booking is made, as well as 1 Chef’s Cape Malay dinner per person per stay if the booking is made for 2 nights or longer. You must also bring a cut-out of the magazine article to give to reception on arrival. The offer is valid until 23 December for a maximum of 2 rooms per article provided. To book email [email protected] or call 021 48 3281. See . Standard T&C’s apply.


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