‘Whoah!’ is what you’ll be saying if you choose one of these elevated stays for your next getaway. So, come and take R&R right up to the edge with TravelGround ─ we too like to live dangerously!

Bishops Cove

Self-Catering Houses in Tsitsikamma, Eastern Cape

Bishops Cove

Perched on the coastal cliffs at Tsitsikamma, Bishops Cove offers a unique stay for the entire family. These self-catering houses are flanked by indigenous forest on the one side and rugged coastline on the other. It also offers access to a pristine private beach. At Bishops Cove your family could have one of South Africa’s most beautiful destinations all to themselves!

Features you’ll love:

Private beach
Full DStv at a nominal extra fee
Braai facilities
Units serviced on request
Laundry facilities
Secure parking

Bishops Cove

Letlapa Pula Game Farm Letlapa Lodge

Lodge in Waterberg, Limpopo

Letlapa Pula Game Farm Letlapa Lodge

Letlapa Pula offers a luxurious break from everyday life in the heart of the Bushveld, just two hours from Pretoria. Here you’ll be surrounded by lush vegetation and an array of game-viewing trails to soothe your city-weary soul.

Features you’ll love:

Views from every bedroom
Air conditioning
Mosquito nets
Fireplaces
Swimming pool
Basic gymnasium
Coffee and tea-making facilities and bar fridges
Meals prepared by a chef
Braai area
Game viewing, guided walks and mountain biking on site
Room safes
Secure parking

Note: No children under 16

Letlapa Pula Game Farm Letlapa Lodge

Warthog Lodge – Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

Self-Catering Lodge in Bela-Bela, Limpopo

Warthog Lodge – Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

This spacious lodge offers a private retreat for a family or a group of friends in the breathtaking Mabalingwe Nature Reserve. Come and enjoy the rolling hills and rich wildlife, get up close with nature by taking an outside shower, or braai under the stars at the edge of the bush!

Features you’ll love:

Private watering hole frequented by wildlife
DStv
Swimming pool
Braai area
Wheelchair-friendly
Free WiFi
Tennis and squash courts and a mini-golf course
Game-drive vehicle at additional cost
Horse-riding, fly-fishing, Big Five viewing, mountain biking and guided walks on site
Secure parking

Warthog Lodge – Mabalingwe Nature Reserve

Ant’s Hill

Lodge near Vaalwater, Limpopo

Ant's Hill

Be thrilled by panoramic views of the Waterberg region at this all-inclusive lodge. Ant’s Hill is a dreamy getaway perched on a cliff and offers lavish accommodation for discerning travellers and couples alike.

Features you’ll love:

Breakfast, meals and drinks included
Some activities included
Swimming pool
Horse-riding, guided bush walks and game drives by arrangement

Ant's Hill

Mount High Luxury Country Lodge

Lodge in Lydenberg, Mpumalanga

Mount High Luxury Country Lodge

Nestled in the Mpumalanga mountains at 1 600 metres above sea level, this luxury lodge boasts spectacular vistas, not to mention gorgeous facilities and all-inclusive packages for the perfect stay. So, bring your special person or the entire family for an unforgettable stay on high.

Features you’ll love:

Swimming pool
Braai area
Game viewing and mountain biking
Bar on site
Breakfast and other meals by arrangement

DStv
Serviced daily
Secure parking

Mount High Luxury Country Lodge

Cliffhanger Cottages

Self-Catering Cottages in Rheenendal, Western Cape

Cliffhanger Cottages

These timber cottages are the perfect solution to that romantic escape you’ve been looking for. Jutting out of the hillside overlooking the forested valley at Rheenendal and the Outeniqua Mountains, Cliffhanger Cottages is the best place to get high on romance!

Features you’ll love:

Free WiFi
Absolute seclusion
Braai area
Secure parking

Cliffhanger Cottages

Blesfontein Guest Farm

Self-Catering Game Lodge in Sutherland, Northern Cape

Blesfontein Guest Farm

Situated at the top of the Roggeveld escarpment, Blesfontein offers panoramic views of the Karoo. The rustic self-catering units on this Northern Cape farm are the ultimate in peace and quiet. And if you’d like to get out and about, there is game-viewing on horseback, swimming in the farm dam, occasional snowfall during winter and glorious splashes of Namaqualand flowers during spring to enjoy.

Features you’ll love:

Dinner and breakfast by prior arrangement
Braai area
Observatory for stargazing
4×4 for hire for a scenic drive to the view point
Game viewing

Blesfontein Guest Farm

Tanamera Lodge

Lodge in Sabie, Mpumalanga

Tanamera Lodge

Tanamera offers luxurious accommodation with spectacular views of the Sabie River valley. Come and enjoy the personal touches, attention to detail and sweeping views of the Lowveld forest at this small 4-star lodge.  

Features you’ll love:

Waterfall showers and stone baths
Plunge pools
Some units with private decks and views
Mosquito nets
Fully serviced units
Fireplaces

Tanamera Lodge

Serengeti

Self-Catering House in Dullstroom, Mpumalanga

Serengeti

Located on a scenic 140 hectare farm on the outskirts of Dullstroom, this self-catering house boasts picturesque views and absolute comfort for the whole family. Explore the blue gum forest, stroll along the Crocodile River and try your hand at fly-fishing on the premises you can even bring Fluffy along if you’d like!

Features you’ll love:

Fly-fishing (rainbow trout)
Game viewing
Braai area
Secure parking
Pet-friendly by arrangement
Serviced daily
Fireplace

Serengeti

Mogodi Lodge

Lodge in Graskop, Mpumalanga

Mogodi Lodge

Location is everything at this family lodge perched right above the Graskop Gorge Falls. With it’s budget prices and on-site restaurant, Mogodi is the ideal base from which to explore the splendour along the Panorama Route.

Features you’ll love:

Fully licensed restaurant with a comprehensive á la carte menu
Swimming pool
Braai area
Conference facilities
Lapa available for private functions
Small chapel available for weddings
Gift shop
Serviced daily
Secure parking

Mogodi Lodge

The Retreat on Cliff

Guest House in Knysna, Western Cape

The Retreat on Cliff

This guest house has a one in a million location, nestled between lush fynbos right on the cliffs overlooking the Indian Ocean. Since it is situated on a luxury golf estate, peace and tranquility is assured and guests can attempt an adventurous walk down to the small sandy cove with its bizarre rock structures for the ultimate in private swim!

Features you’ll love:

Swimming pool
Spa treatments
Free WiFi
DStv
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erviced daily
Secure parking

The Retreat on Cliff

The Fernery Lodge & Chalets

B&B in Tsitsikamma, Eastern Cape

The Fernery Lodge & Chalets

Located above the Sanddrift River Gorge waterfall, this magnificent lodge offers stunning views of the Indian Ocean. With everything from a wine cellar to a Jacuzzi overlooking the river, The Fernery is a luxury lodge fit for royalty.

Features you’ll love:

Jacuzzi
Swimming pool

Braai area
Bar and restaurant
Wine cellar
Free WiFi

DStv
Conferencing facilities

Bass fishing on site
Babysitting by arrangement
Laundry service
Serviced daily
Secure parking

The Fernery Lodge & Chalets____________________________________________

Whether you’re a daredevil or just looking for a tranquil place to gain some perspective, you’ll definitely be on top of the world at these perched stays!

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