If you are thinking about going on a babymoon, don’t forget about the beauty and luxury you can find within the borders of our beautiful country. Some mommies prefer staying close anyway! Here are 5 amazing locations right here in sunny SA.
Timamoon is a gorgeous, sexy hideaway set high up in the hills and surrounded by forests close to the Kruger Park & Blyderiver Canyon. Each of the luxurious Moroccan and Zanzibar styled lodges are romantic and private, with mosquito net draped four-poster beds, large fireplaces and baths to float away in. From your private pool, there are endless views of the distant mountains and the valley where the Sabie River flows and Longcrested eagles ride the afternoon thermals.
Price Range: Between R4000 and R7000 per couple per night.
KolKol Mountain Lodge is a rustic getaway offering luxurious accommodation on the Van der Stel Pass near Bot River. Just an hour from Cape Town and set in a tranquil and peaceful environment with sweeping views of the Babilonstoren Mountains as well as the fynbos of the Cape Floral Kingdom, this self-catering accommodation offers the perfect breakaway for couples wanting some silence and peace before the arrival of baba. Stay in a beautiful Canadian style log cabins and relax in your private wood-fired hot tub. Or how about curling up in front of the stone fireplace with a book or even just listen to the fascinating sounds of nature?
Price Range: R1500 – R5000 per unit per night (sizes differ)
At the base of the lovely Tsitsikamma Mountains, alongside ancient rivers that make their way towards the Indian Ocean, lies the beautiful Forest Ferns Estate. Occupying a magnificent position on 109 hectares that borders onto the Tsitsikamma National Park, it has enchanting views of the rugged coastline, river gorge and surrounding plantations… the perfect spot to reacquaint yourself with nature and relax before baby arrives.
Price Range: Between R1300 and R4000 per unit per night (different size cabins)
Situated on the beach in Pearl Bay, surrounded by indigenous fynbos and overlooking Dassen Island, this white cladded three storey beach house was designed for comfort and relaxation. Only 60 minutes from the centre of Cape Town, Pearl Bay is situated next to the stunning Atlantic. Enjoy swimming in the ocean at Yzerfontein, a small fishing village just a walk away, or watch dolphins as they frolic in the surf.
Price Range: Price on request.
Kagga Kamma is a luxury retreat nestled in the scenic Cederberg Mountains. Far away from the city lights, in a vast open space where rock formations frame the horizon, you can experience the environment in the lap of luxury. Bushman Lodge offers guests a choice ten unique cave suites that are built into the sandstone rock formations. Each cave suite has a private terrace and is stylishly furnished. Spend some time with Mother Nature!
Price Range: Between R2250 and R4000 pp sharing (depending on when you visit)