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Long Thin Farm

Long Thin Farm, Stilbaai, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways

Long Thin Farm accommodation near Stilbaai, Western Cape. Long Thin Farm overlooks the Goukou River, 13km from Stilbaai. And, judging by the gushing guest feedback, it looks like a Budget gem in the making.

18 beautiful beach camps around South Africa

18 South African beach campsites worth looking out for

If you are a fan of the outdoors and the beach, this list will certainly help you make the most of both popular and hidden beaches.

23 enchanting and affordable tented camps

23 enchanting and affordable tented camps - Getaway Magazine

Whether you're after comfort or luxury, we rounded up our favourite tented camps for all tastes.

Wild Olive Guest Farm

Wild Olive Guest Farm, Stilbaai, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways

Wild Olive Guest Farm accommodation near Stilbaai, Western Cape. This is one tranquil getaway. A 140ha property, where olives, organic fruit and veg grow amidst bushy hills, green pastures and the idyllic Goukou River, Wild Olive offers two timber chalets with decks and open views across the water, and an historic cottage called Apple Tree (sleeps 4-6) tucked under a 1000-year-old milkwood tree.

Agama Cottage in the Magaliesberg.

Your top 12 off-the-grid destinations across South Africa - Getaway Magazine

Our readers share their best holidays: 12 remote, off-the-grid places to stay across South Africa. The perfect accommodation for taking a break from it all.

The beautiful natural surroundings at Glencoe Chalets. Photo by Sue Gaskin.

Your top 12 off-the-grid destinations across South Africa - Getaway Magazine

Our readers share their best holidays: 12 remote, off-the-grid places to stay across South Africa. The perfect accommodation for taking a break from it all.

River Magic Cottages

River Magic Cottages, Vermaaklikheid, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways

River Magic Cottages accommodation near Vermaaklikheid, Western Cape. The name isn’t an exaggeration – both the setting and the gorgeous abodes, Backtrack, Glory Be, Base Huis, and Deck Plek are magical.

Oshoek River Farm

Oshoek River Farm, Vermaaklikheid, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways

Oshoek River Farm accommodation near Vermaaklikheid, Western Cape. Getaways like this are few and far between. Oshoek, the Borain family farm, lies in a beautiful valley, along the banks of the tidal Duiwenhoks River.

Oshoek River Farm

Oshoek River Farm, Vermaaklikheid, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways

Oshoek River Farm accommodation near Vermaaklikheid, Western Cape. Getaways like this are few and far between. Oshoek, the Borain family farm, lies in a beautiful valley, along the banks of the tidal Duiwenhoks River.

May 2017 - Getaway Magazine

Getaway Photo Competition May 2017 - Getaway Magazine

A selection of the best readers’ photographs sent to the Getaway Gallery photo competition for May 2017.

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18 South African beach campsites worth looking out for

If you are a fan of the outdoors and the beach, this list will certainly help you make the most of both popular and hidden beaches.

The beaches of Umlalazi Nature Reserve

18 South African beach campsites worth looking out for

If you are a fan of the outdoors and the beach, this list will certainly help you make the most of both popular and hidden beaches.

Skilpadfontein Campsite - Badsberg

Places to sleep in the South African winelands

Find a place to sleep in the South African winelands

The view from the comfortable beanbags at Waterkop Lodge.

Your top 12 off-the-grid destinations across South Africa - Getaway Magazine

Our readers share their best holidays: 12 remote, off-the-grid places to stay across South Africa. The perfect accommodation for taking a break from it all.

Klipkraal Guest Farm.

Your top 12 off-the-grid destinations across South Africa - Getaway Magazine

Our readers share their best holidays: 12 remote, off-the-grid places to stay across South Africa. The perfect accommodation for taking a break from it all.

Dogs are also welcome here at Flintstones Mountain Cabin.

Your top 12 off-the-grid destinations across South Africa - Getaway Magazine

Our readers share their best holidays: 12 remote, off-the-grid places to stay across South Africa. The perfect accommodation for taking a break from it all.