Nature Is Closer Than You Think – 35% Off

by CapeNature

This winter, why not swap the bright city lights for some of the best stargazing on the planet in a place where time stands still? Then, after a quiet nights rest in a cosy cottage, rise and shine for a crisp morning hike, ancient San rock art viewing, historical site visiting, 4X4 exploring or horse-trail riding. Spot antelope – or simply pause to smell the scent of nature’s purest perfume from the fragrant fynbos. Whatever your pleasure, you’ll enjoy the simplicity of the Karoo’s unique and tranquil winter sparkle.

Anysberg Cottages (near Ladismith)

from R910 per night (sleeps 4 persons)

Anysberg two-day guided horse trail

from R810 per night (min group size 4 persons)

Gamkaskloof Cottages (Swartberg Mountains)

from R950 per night (sleeps 4 persons)

Gamkaberg Eco-lodges (near Calitzdorp)

from R950 per night (sleeps 4 persons)


Climb out-of-this-world geological formations, view San rock art and hike the lunar-like landscape that epitomises the Cederberg. Keep an eye open for the area’s abundant wildlife while you gaze upon cedar trees, snow proteas and red disas. Or, go further west to enjoy sea-kissed peninsula strolls and wetland bird-watching in the Rocherpan Nature Reserve. With its snug ‘n’ comfy cottages and cabins, the West Coast is sure to warm your heart this winter.

Rocherpan Eco-cabins (near Velddrif)

from R740 per night (sleeps 2 persons)

Algeria Cottages (near Clanwilliam)

from R580 per night (sleeps 2 persons)

Kliphuis Cottages (40km east of Algeria)

from R750 per night (sleeps 6 persons)

Groot Winterhoek Veepos Guesthouse (near Porterville)

from R865 per night (sleeps 4 persons)

Just a cork-pop away from Stellenbosch, one of our most-loved wine capitals, lies Jonkershoek and Assegaaibosch, an escapist’s paradise. It’s where the whisper of winter waterfalls and fynbos-blanketed slopes wait for those needing a playground to ignite their winter senses with walks, hikes, mountain-bike trails and a little wine tasting. Or to just take a few nights’ time-out in the peaceful warmth of the graciously historical Assegaaibosch homestead – known affectionately as the Old Manor House.

Assegaaibosch Manor House (near Stellenbosch)

from R1010 per night (sleeps 4 persons)

The Kogelberg Nature Reserve is where Mother Nature proudly flexes her flower power. As the heart of the Cape Floral Region, it boasts over 1600 plant species. In this protected paradise, you’re spoilt for choice. Choose from fresh winter morning hikes and mountain-biking or simply cuddle up around our warm indoor fireplaces and enjoy the stunning outdoor winter sunsets and panoramic vistas.

Award-winning Oudebosch Eco-cabins (near Kleinmond)

from R920 per night (sleeps 2 persons)


Contact Us For Bookings
Phone: 0861 227 362 8873 / 021 483 0190Email:
Standard conservation fees apply.
Kindly note rates advertised are off-peak rates. Peak season rates apply during school and public holidays. Ts & Cs apply.

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