Top Honeymoon Hotels In Johannesburg

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

start off your marriage on a high note at the luxurious five-star Sandton gem, the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa. This beautiful boutique hotel offers a delicate mix of luxury and convenience, not matter what the reason for your visit. The stylish hotel boasts an air of eclectic sophistication, and can easy be considered a ‘home away from home’, where exceptional service and heartfelt hospitality can be enjoyed. Their Togetherness package is a lovely way to celebrate and enjoy your first two days as newly weeks. Click here to view this romantic package for couples.

Details: fairlawns.co.za | reservations@fairlawns.co.za | 011 804 2540 | 01 Alma Road, Morningside, Johannesburg.

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

One of the more popular and well-known romantic hotels in the city, Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg is a wonderful option if you're planning on going all out for your first night as newlyweds. The ambiance is like a sun-splashed Mediterranean village laced with courtyards, fountains and gardens. Situated across the hillside with panoramic views over Johannesburg’s urban forest, this fabulous hotel boasts a contemporary style inspired by modern Africa. All of their accommodations open onto garden terraces or balconies, that make the most of the magnificent views. Their Celebration On The Hill offer is perfect for couples (and newlyweds). Click here for more details.

Detail: www.fourseasons.com | natalie.harrison@fourseasons.com | 011 481 6000 | 67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Westcliff, Johannesburg | Facebook | Instagram

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The Munro Boutique Hotel

The Munro Boutique Hotel offers more than just a place to stay, it offers everything you need for a memorable celebration of being newlyweds. Think panoramic views of the city, gorgeous decor and furnishing, waterfalls and lush gardens surrounding the hotel, impeccable service and much more. As for accommodation, this hotel boasts five spacious and elegant suites for you to choose from depending on your needs and budget, all surrounding the conservatory. We know the price tag can be somewhat pricey, but it's your honeymoon! You need to make it as memorable as possible.

Details: www.themunrohotel.co.za | info@themunrohotel.com | 011 487 1420 | 63 St Patrick Road, Houghton, Johannesburg | Facebook | Instagram

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The Peech Boutique Hotel

If you're looking to celebrate getting married at one of the most inspiring destinations in the city, then be sure to make your honeymoon reservation at The Peech Boutique Hotel in the chic and trendy suburb of Melrose. This upmarket destination is a true boutique hotel, offering guests with their choice of 32 stunning bedrooms, all overlooking two acres of lush indigenous gardens. As for your dining options, the hotel has two restaurants: an exclusive guest-only bistro that serves fresh, light meals throughout the day; and the casual fine dining dinner restaurant, Basalt, which provides guests with an intimate and sophisticated dining experience in the evenings.

Details: thepeech.co.za | reservations@thepeech.co.za | 011 537 9797 | 61 North Street, Melrose, Johannesburg | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

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The Houghton Hotel, Spa, Wellness & Golf

Looking for a hotel where casual comfort and unsurpassed luxury become one? Then book your romantic honeymoon escape at the five-star Houghton Hotel! Book one of their 61 elegantly styled suites or seven luxury penthouses and delight your taste buds with your choice of six unique dining experiences. And to ensure that you're on top of your health and fitness while enjoying a quick getaway in celebration of your nuptials, stop by the FitBar for a workout session or book a treatment at the flagship Amani Spa.

Details: thehoughtonhotel.com | info@thehoughtonhotel.com | 011 032 5500 | Lloys Ellis Avenue, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

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Clico Boutique Hotel

Situated in the heart of Rosebank, the five-star Clico Boutique Hotel is just the place to celebrate, unwind, reminisce and relax after your wedding. Here, you can expect spacious and comfortable rooms, top-notch cuisine and high-quality service. This hotel is located just 900m away from the Rosebank Gautrain station and is within walking distance of the newly refurbished Rosebank Mall if you're looking to do some last minute shopping. The accommodation rates are highly competitive and includes free fibre/Wi-Fi connectivity and complimentary coffee and tea making facilities in all of their rooms.

Details: clico.co.za | info@clicohotel.com | 011 252 3300 | 27 Sturdee Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

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Hotels & Accommodation in the Vaal Triangle

The Vaal Triangle is a popular weekend and holiday destination for hard-working Joburgers. Whether you’re looking for five-star luxury or family-friendly lodging, there’s sure to be an accommodation perfect for you here. Let’s help you find exactly what you need, shall we?

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Emerald Resort & Casino

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Emerald Resort & Casino

Emerald Resort & Casino offers a wide range of accommodation lodgings. Whether you're craving four-star hotel luxury, a deluxe private lodge, a self-catering chalet or the comfort of your own caravan, Emerald offers it all. No matter your budget or party size there is bound to be the ideal accommodation offering for you here. So, pack up the car and bring the family along for a restful getaway at Emerald Resort & Casino. Their variety of entertainment activities will keep the little ones busy while you get some much-needed rest. Sounds like the perfect family-friendly vacation to us. What are you waiting for? Get booking as soon as possible!

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Riverside Sun Resort

Riverside Sun Resort is situated on the banks of the Vaal River, a mere 45-minutes drive from Johannesburg central. For this reason, the hotel is popular with both business travelers, tourists and holiday-makers driving up from Joburg. With 169 well-equipped rooms available, Riverside Sun Resort provides ample comfort and privacy to its visitors. Riverside Sun Resort is a quintessentially countryside hotel, offering guests a tranquil escape from the chaos of city life. Come and find your sense of serenity at this one-of-a-kind resort. You'll leave feeling like a brand new you!

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Riviera on Vaal Resort

If it's an all-inclusive hotel package you're looking for, check out Riviera on Vaal Resort. With an 18-hole golf course on-site, guided boat tours and spectacular views of the Vaal Dam, this is the place to find your rest and relaxation. Stop by the fabulous Matthews Restaurant to enjoy a meal with the ones you love and dine out on the terrace to take in the awesome views of the surrounding area. Once you've filled those tummies, take some time out at the spa. Is there anything better than a soothing massage to help you kick back and relax? We think not.

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Vaal River Lodge & Spa

Vaal River Lodge & Spa is a four-star facility situated in Vanderbijlpark. Featuring 12 luxury suites and two self-catering cottages, Vaal River Lodge & Spa can accommodate up to 40 guests. Ideal for families on vacation, this lodge and spa offers a range of fun activities for all ages. Bring the kids along to splash about in the pool or have a game of competetive tennis on one of their courts. Vaal River Lodge and Spa also provides ample indoor entertainment, including TV and cinema lounges, snooker and arcade rooms and family dining areas. What more could you need to have the best family holiday possible?

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Ingwe Guest Lodge

For true and rare hospitality, book yourself a stay at Ingwe Guest Lodge in Vanderbijlpark. This three-star hotel and conference centre prides itself on providing the utmost comfort and respect to its guests. There are various accommodation types at the lodge, well suited to all kinds of travelers including business people, school camps and families. All chalets overlook the pool and have an en-suite bathroom for your convenience. There is also an a la carte restaurant on-site to provide all your catering requirements. Book your trip to Ingwe Guest Lodge ASAP to avoid missing out on all they've got to offer!

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Self-Catering/Camp Sites

Vaal de Grace Golf Estate

Looking for a taste of what it's like to live at the Vaal? Check yourself and the family into one of the fabulous self-catering villas at Vaal de Grace Golf Estate. This secure estate offers you a tranquil escape from city life, as well as ample outdoor activities to keep you entertained. If you've always dreamed of owning a property along the Vaal River, then this is the accommodation for you. Not only will you get to experience countryside living, but you'll be able to improve your golf swing, too. It's a definite must for holiday makers seeking accommodation with a difference.

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Suikerwater Fishing

Suikerwater Fishing is one of the most popular camp sites in and around the Vaal Triangle. Avid fishermen will revel in the lush natural surrounds here. Come and reconnect with the wild outdoors at Suikerwater Fishing. This is no five-star accommodation, but it's the perfect spot to escape from the mad city rush for a few days. It's also great for family bonding, as there is very little internet signal. Unplug from the world for a weekend and find your sense of self again. Spooky stories around the campfire, gooey smores and great fishing are what await you at Suikerwater Fishing. Are you on your way yet?

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River Run Resort

River Run Resort is a family-friendly camp site located on the banks of the Vaal River. Bring your caravan or tent and set up camp for a long weekend vacation. There is tons to do around the camp site, including fly fishing, putt-putt, table tennis, biking, river tubing and bird watching. There is also a swimming pool on-site for you and the family to enjoy. River Run Resort is pet-friendly, so you can bring the entire family along, including your beloved four-legged members. It's family-style camping at its very best.

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River Run Resort

Airbnb

For ultimate privacy, book yourself an Airbnb accommodation in the Vaal Triangle. Not only will you get to experience what it's like to live in the area, but you'll be able to save a good amount on accommodation to spend on other exciting activities. Airbnb is one of the best solutions for budget travel, so stop making excuses and book yourself a holiday in the Vaal Triangle as soon as you can.

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Hotels & Accommodation in Muldersdrift/Magaliesburg

Because of their proximity to both Johannesburg and Pretoria, Muldersdrift and Magaliesburg are the ideal weekend getaway destinations. If you’ve been dying to escape the rush of city life, book yourself a stay at a local hotel, B&B or guest lodge. Hotels and accommodations in the area range from five-star to self-catering, perfect for any budget. Let’s take a closer look at the accommodation available in these areas to help you plan your next trip!

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Mount Grace Country Hotel & Spa

The Mount Grace Country Hotel and Spa is one of Magaliesburg’s most popular accommodations. With over 121 luxurious rooms, four restaurants, free Wi-Fi and spectacular views of the Magaliesberg mountain range, Mount Grace is the ideal place to unwind and escape. The hotel is known for its family-friendly service too, so bring the whole brood along for a weekend away.

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De Hoek Country Hotel

De Hoek Country Hotel is a five-star accommodation nestled away in the serene valleys of the Magaliesberg escarpment. This French-Continental inspired boutique hotel offers premium service, choice dining options and a range of fun activities to keep you and the little ones entertained. Come and enjoy tranquil walks in the hotel’s pristine gardens, hot air ballooning, horse riding, game drives and a fully equipped spa. It’s a must-visit!

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Valley Lodge & Spa

Valley Lodge & Spa is an award-winning four-star hotel situated in the Magaliesburg valley. Their 76 rooms cater to local travellers and international tourists, offering all the comforts you could possibly need. This hotel is best known for its spa offerings though, which include but are not limited to, six private treatment rooms, an indoor heated mineral pool, jacuzzi, steam rooms and saunas, a manicure and pedicure station, relaxation area and a Spa Café! If you’re in dire need of a bit of RnR, this is the place for you!

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Maropeng Boutique Hotel

Planning a trip to the Cradle of Humankind? Why not book yourself a stay at the Maropeng Boutique Hotel to make sure that you get to experience all that the Maropeng Visitor’s Centre and Sterkfontein Caves have to offer. The hotel is situated just 10kms from the caves, so you can spend as much time as you like exploring. The Maropeng Boutique Hotel is also a wonderful stop over for travellers and tourists looking to experience all the best that the South African countryside has to offer.

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Misty Hills Country Hotel & Spa

If you’re after an authentic African bush experience, book a stay at Misty Hills Country Hotel and Spa. Situated just between Muldersdrift and Krugersdorp, this African-inspired lodge is a serious tourist attraction. Not only do they offer a restful night’s sleep, but the renowned Carnivore Restaurant calls Misty Hills its home. Come and dig your teeth into the perfectly grilled game and local braai meats before heading off to explore the breathtaking natural surrounds.

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Avianto 

Avianto is well known for its wedding venues and spectacular Tuscan-inspired architecture. The hotel is set slightly apart from the wedding and conference venues, offerings guests’ ultimate privacy and serenity. With over 30 rooms and 5 suites, Avianto Hotel is a much sought-after accommodation for honeymooners and families looking for close-knit rooming options. Make sure to book well in advance as this quaint country hotel can fill up quickly!

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Toadbury Hall Country Hotel

Much like Avianto, Toadbury Hall is first and foremost a wedding destination. However, their five-star country hotel has just as much to offer as the wedding halls. Kick back and relax on a queen size bed kitted out in the finest linen. Enjoy a few treats from the mini-fridge or coffee station in your room before heading out to soak up the sun alongside the pool. This is luxury accommodation for sure.

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Hominin House Backpackers

If it’s budget accommodation you’re looking for, check out Hominin House Backpackers situated at the Maropeng World Heritage Site. This dormitory-style accommodation is ideal for school trips and youth camps, catering to many young tourists and travellers. The dormitory is right nearby the visitor’s centre, on-site restaurants, the Sterkfontein Caves, and various other attractions in and around the Cradle of Humankind. Not fussed about fancy towels and private rooming? This is the place for you!

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Glenburn Lodge

Glenburn Lodge is located with the Cradle of Humankind, surrounded by the Zwartkops Mountains and with a marvellous view of the Blaauwbank and Crocodile Rivers. Thanks to its supreme location, Glenburn Lodge is known as one of the best hot air ballooning venues in Muldersdrift. Bring your special someone for a romantic getaway. It’s only a 30-minute drive from Joburg, so you really have no excuses not to!

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Random Harvest Country Cottages

Nothing beats a garden cottage for a relaxing and tranquil stayover. Book yourself into Random Harvest Country Cottages to experience the best the West Rand has to offer in budget-friendly accommodation. Situated at Random Harvest Indigenous Plant Nursery, these country cottages are well-suited to couples looking for a short escape. They’re also great for solo travellers seeking a little peace and quiet. Unplug for a few days at Random Harvest Country Cottages and feel like a brand new you.

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Cradle Moon Lakeside Lodge

Cradle Moon Lakeside Game Lodge offers its visitors the chance to escape the rush of city life by booking themselves into one of the 50 double thatched bungalows on-site the reserve. Forget all your worries and come and enjoy a weekend of fly fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking and much more at the lodge. The bungalows are the perfect place to get your rest after a long day of adventure before heading back home.

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Airbnb

To get a real feel of the countryside you may want to find alternative accommodation options. Airbnb offers you the opportunity to experience your vacation destination from the viewpoint of a local. Plus, it provides the freedom to explore the surrounding area, cook up delicious meals for yourself and enjoy an abundance of privacy. Airbnb’s are also great options for families looking for accommodation. Check out these Airbnb deals in Muldersdrift and Magalisburg before planning your next family trip.

Airbnbs in Muldersdrift/Magaliesburg.

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Don't Miss Flight Centre's 2021 Easter Breaks!

There's An Easter Getaway For Everyone

This Easter, we get to travel! So, why not make the most of this auspicious long weekend with a well-deserved Easter Break? Hop down to Hermanus for a weekend filled with breathtaking views and relaxation, or why not egg-scape in the picturesque Mpumalanga setting of Hazyview. Also, those refreshing beach holidays are always a win when it comes to year-round summer feels and family getaways. If you're Joburg bound over the long festive weekend, get out and explore with a Soweto Tour? From inner city thrills to breathtaking mountains and seaside delights, Flight Centre has filled their Easter basket with deals you certainly do not want to miss!

These Flight Centre Easter Break deals end on Tuesday, 30 March 2021. So, be sure to book your well-deserved long weekend getaway ASAP!

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Mabula Game Lodge

Trade the bustle of the city for a weekend out in the bushveld with this Easter Break deal from Flight Centre. Enjoy a relaxing stay at the four-star Mabula Game Lodge in Bela-Bela. Spend the weekend taking in the stunning views of the lush green Waterberg Mountains, unwind with a dip in their outdoor pool or a visit to their indulgent spa facilities, and explore the 12000 hectare private game reserve and its abundance of animal and bird life. From R 4 540* per person, you'll enjoy three night's accommodation in a superior room; breakfast, lunch and dinner daily; as well as two safaris daily.

Travel dates: 02 April 2021 – 05 April 2021 (Set Departure Date: Friday to Monday)

Duration: Three nights

Exclusions: Flights, car hire, transfers, items of a personal nature, items not mentioned, gratuities and porterage, meals not mentioned, tours/sightseeing not mentioned.

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Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

Looking for an Easter escape that's not too far from home? Then you'll love this one! Located in the heart of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park and only a short hour and a half's drive from Joburg, you'll find the four-star Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge. From R 5 890* per person, you'll spend the long Easter weekend relaxing with three nights' accommodation in a standard room, along with breakfast and dinner daily, as well as one game drive daily.

Travel dates: 02 April 2021 – 05 April 2021 (Set Departure Date: Friday to Monday)

Duration: Three nights

Exclusions: Flights, car hire, transfers, items of a personal nature, items not mentioned, gratuities and porterage, meals and drinks not mentioned, tours/sightseeing not mentioned.

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Lagoon Beach Hotel and Spa

Why not spend the long weekend down in Cape Town? The four-star Lagoon Beach Hotel and Spa offers only the best in Cape Town thrills, thanks to it's stunning views and close proximity to the buzzing Mother City. And if you feel like exploring and taking in the sights, you'll be a short drive from Canal Walk Shopping Centre, the V&A Waterfront and Cape Town City Centre. From R 1 350* per person, this Easter Break deal includes three nights' accommodation a in a classic room, as well as breakfast daily.

Travel dates: 02 April 2021 – 05 April 2021 (Set Departure Date: Friday to Monday)

Duration: Three nights

Exclusions: Flights, car hire, transfers, items of a personal nature, items not mentioned, gratuities and porterage, meals not mentioned, tours/sightseeing not mentioned.

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Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa

How about a visit to the beautiful town of Knysna? Book an Easter weekend stay at the beautiful five-star Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa, located on the Eastern Head of Knysna surrounded by a lush paradise of indigenous forests, mountains, lakes and pristine beaches. From R 3 320* per person, you'll enjoy three nights' weekend accommodation in a luxury room with breakfast daily.

Travel dates: 02 April 2021 – 05 April 2021 (Set Departure Date: Friday to Monday)

Duration: Three nights

Exclusions: Flights, car hire, transfers, items of a personal nature, items not mentioned, gratuities and porterage, meals not mentioned, tours/sightseeing not mentioned.

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Oyster Box Hotel

Plan a well-deserve beach egg-scape to Umhlanga! Flight Centre has an amazing Easter holiday package that you definitely don't want to pass up. For the ultimate seaside holiday and if you're willing to splurge a little bit, then this offer to the five-star Oyster Box Hotel is a must. From R 11 150* per person, indulge in a three nights stay in a luxury sea-facing room, which also includes breakfast daily, return flights from Johannesburg, approximate taxes, and three days' car hire of a Nissa Almera or similar.

Travel dates: 02 April 2021 – 05 April 2021 (Set Departure Date: Friday to Monday)

Duration: Three nights

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Boardwalk Hotel & Casino

If you're looking for a fantastic family holiday to celebrate the Easter long weekend, then take a look at this egg-citing Easter Break offer at the five-star Boardwalk Hotel & Casino in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth. From
R 6 390* per person, this offer includes three nights' weekend accommodation in a luxury twin room with breakfast daily, return flights from Johannesburg, approximate taxes, and three days' car hire of a Nissa Almera or similar.

Travel dates: 02 April 2021 – 05 April 2021 (Set Departure Date: Friday to Monday)

Duration: Three nights

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Hotels & Accommodation in Waterfall

Waterfall is much sought-after for its prime real estate. However, it is also a great place to stay over for a night or two. Whether you’re on a business trip or just in need of some R&R, there is a variety of accommodation offerings in the suburb. Let’s take a closer look at Waterfall’s four premier hotels, as well as some of the area’s self-catering options.

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Riboville Boutique Hotel and Restaurant

Riboville Boutique Hotel and Restaurant is Waterfall's resident five-star accommodation. This luxury hotel offers an elegant countryside feel, perfect for weekend getaways. The Waterfall Equestrian Centre is a just a hop and a skip away from the hotel, so you can enjoy a range of outdoor activities here. The hotel also boasts a fantastic conference venue and restaurant, ideal for business meetings and family get-togethers. Book your stay as soon as possible!

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Courtyard Hotel Waterfall

The Courtyard Hotel Waterfall offers tourists and travelers the ultimate convenience. Situated in the Nexus Waterfall business park, the hotel lies directly across from the Mall of Africa. At 10-storeys high and with 164 rooms the Courtyard Hotel offers all the privacy you could need. Plus, there is a fabulous view of the Magaliesberg mountain range from the rooftop sky bar. This is the perfect place to combine business and pleasure so be sure to book yourself a room on your next trip to Waterfall City.

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Guest Lodges

City Lodge Hotel Waterfall City

City Lodge Hotel is the ideal budget-friendly accommodation for families on vacation and business travelers. There is a Gautrain bus stop right at its doorstep, providing quick and easy transportation to and from OR Tambo International airport and around the city. The hotel's other facilities include two meeting rooms, an on-site breakfast restaurant, uncapped WIFI and a sundowner bar. What more could you ask for?

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Holiday Inn Express Sandton-Woodmead

Keen golfers should book themselves a stay at the Holiday Inn Express. Located within Woodmead North Office Park, this three-star lodge offers views across the popular World of Golf centre in Waterfall. There is also a business centre, steak restaurant and laid-back bar to help you kick back after a long day's work. The Holiday Inn Express has everything you need without blowing your budget totally out of the water.

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Airbnb

Waterfall City is home to some of the most astounding mansions and estates in the city. Why not live like the other half do while you stay in Waterfall? Check out Airbnb to find your perfect accommodation. This accommodation option also allows you the freedom to explore as you like. Go on a shopping spree at the Mall of Africa or take a few horse riding lessons at the Waterfall Equestrian Centre. Sounds like the perfect escape from city life if you ask us.

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Where To Go Glamping Near Johannesburg

Jackalberry Ridge – Marloth Park, Mpumalanga

Situated on the southern border of the Kruger National Park, Jackalberry Ridge is just the place if you’re looking for the ultimate glamping experience without skimping on luxury. Take your pick from 20 tented camps, all complete with wooden floors, fully equipped kitchens, bathrooms, viewing decks and spacious king-sized beds in the main bedrooms. Talk about camping bliss! You can either stay in a one bedroom (four sleeper) or a two bedroom (six or eight sleeper) depending on how big your clan is. And as for the entertainment side of your trip, head to the Kambaku Golf Course, enjoy a pamper session at the Slide Spa or be daring and experience a few eco adventures.

Details: jackalberryridge.info | jackalberry@dreamresorts.co.za | 072 057 3447 | 3884 Olifant Drive, Marloth Park

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Ngama Tented Safari Lodge – Hoedspruit, Limpopo

One of the best things about living in South Africa is that we have the bushveld ready and waiting not too far from home. So, whenever we need a quick getaway to relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with nature, the bush is just there. So, if you’re up for a glamping weekend, why not book a stay at the Ngama Tented Safari Lodge? Just imagine settling into a spacious tented chalet in a natural setting, feeling the light breeze on your skin and hearing the sounds of wildlife right on your doorstep. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? Also, each tented chalet has its own bathroom en suite, separate shower, an outside shower for more of an authentic camping bushveld feel and private deck.

Details: www.ngamalodge.co.za | info@ngamalodge.co.za | 074 587 8351 | Guernsey Private Nature Reserve, Hoedspruit, Limpopo.

 Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp – Waterberg, Limpopo

You haven't experienced truly luxurious glamping until you've been to Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp. Their stunning tents, all named after each of the Big Five, make for the ultimate bushveld getaway without having to rough it. Each tent has comfortable furnishings, African décor, a full bathroom that includes a shower and large stone bath, and, of course, the pièce de résistance – stunning views from your own private deck, making it the ideal spot to enjoy an intimate dinner for two or to gaze into the bright, starry Limpopo sky. And on top of this amazing glamping escape, there's plenty of on-site activities to keep you busy, from horseback and quad bike safaris to guided stargazing and bush walks.

Details: kwafubesi.comres@extraordinary.co.za | 011 516 4367 | Bela Bela, Limpopo, South Africa

Marataba Safari Lodge – Thabazimbi, Limpopo

At Marataba Safari Lodge, glamping has just got better! Other than the magnificent views and the stunning, natural setting that surrounds you, their exquisite tents are simply breathtaking. Each of their 15 canvas-and-stone tented suites are tastefully furnished and decorated with a contemporary twist. The attention to detail is impeccable, but you have to visit to experience it for yourself. And there are children's activities and baby-sitting services available, free Wi-Fi in guest areas and full-range catering.

Details: www.marataba.co.za | mpt@more.co.za | 014 779 0018 | Marakele Park, Thabazimbi, Limpopo.

Tented Adventures Pilanesberg

The glamping experience that Tented Adventures Pilanesberg offers consists of snug accommodation in sturdy canvas-constructed tents. The best thing about this experience is that you don’t need to sacrifice comfort for the roughness of outdoor adventure. Just a stone’s throw away from the city, Pilanesberg National Park makes for a great quick bushveld getaway, complete with the Big Five right on your doorstep. The camp consists of eight safari tents, all equipped with comfortable beds, hotel-grade linen, camp chairs, electricity, carpeted flooring and large windows with mosquito nets. Tents house two single beds and are equipped with a fan to cool you down in summer and electric blankets to warm you up in winter.

Details: tentedadventures.com | bookings@tentedadventures.com | 076 146 1468 | Tented Adventures Pilanesberg, 1 Main Camp Road, Manyane Resort, Pilanesberg National Park.

B’sorah Luxury Tented Camp - Broederstroom, Magaliesburg

Looking for a bushveld glamping escape that's not too far from the city but also not too close to home? Camp out in the wilderness, in both luxury and style, with B’sorah Luxury Tented Camp in Broederstroom in the Magaliesberg. Enjoy the breathtaking views and scenic trails that nature has to offer, as well as the abundance of adventure activities located nearby the family-run farm. There's no better place to unwind than at this eco-friendly retreat, located right in the heart of 1600 hectares of pristine wilderness and cattle country.

Details: www.bsorah.com | info@bsorah.com | 063 572 1062 | Facebook | Twitter

Bush Willow Tented Camp - Muldersdrift 

Just 40-minutes from the city, you will find the beautiful Muldersdrift countryside escape of Bush Willow Tented Camp. Unwind and relax while soaking up breathtaking African sunsets, enjoy some game viewing, practice your casting skills with a little bit of fishing or why not put on your hiking boots and conquer the many trails along the Zwartkops Mountain. Book your stay in one of their 10 fully-furnished walk-in tents that can easily sleep up to six people. Plus, there are a few exciting activities and points of interest nearby that's sure to keep you entertained, including The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site as well as the Lion & Safari Park, just 25 minutes away.

Details: guvonhotels.co.za | bushwillow@glenburn.co.za | 011 668 1600 | Glenburn Lodge, Kromdraai Road, Zwartkops, Muldersdrift.