#LoveSA: Budget 'Bae-cation'

2017-06-16 12:30 - Ishani Chetty
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A getaway with your other half is always a wonderful idea as it is some good quality and bonding time. There is so much to do in and around South Africa but where to start right?

Spoils with 'Bae' for less

With the increasing costs and expenses in today's society and junk status hitting us from all sides, it can sometimes be difficult to plan a short getaway - we all want to spoil our 'bae' or even just spoil ourselves - because #loveyourself. 

'Local is lekker' as the saying goes. We have compiled a few places to go to that are not too heavy on the pocket and the perfect excuse to plan your next #baecation

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1. Western Cape:

Kol Kol Mountain Lodge 

A luxurious lodge an hour out of Cape Town. It is self- catering accommodation and there is a wood fired hot tub to get steamy with bae. If you prefer a cuddle at a fire place then that is on the cards too. Get up and close with your partner. 

Price: Dependent on Cabin size ranges from R760 per person , per night.

Numbi Valley Permaculture Farm

Located in the Klein Karoo it is a five-hour drive out of Cape Town. A real escape into the bush with bae. Laze out in a hammock and watch the sunset. Self catering accommodation so there is no excuse not to make each other breakfast in bed.

Cost: R720 a night for two people.

THE best pool in all the Klein Karoo.

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2. Jozi

Aquanzi Lodge 

It is rather hard to believe that this lodge is mere minutes away from Fourways - nestled within the suburb its the perfect weekend getaway. It is self catering and various options of rooms are available - thatch and non thatched.

Cost: R325 per person, per night.

Mamagali Mountain Lodge 

Located in the Magaliesberg mountains about 1 and a half hours outside of Jozi is the Mamagali Mountain Lodge. Its time to get wild with bae in nature as you listen to the buzzing of the insects at night huddled around a warm fire outside. 

Cost: Dependent on the type of lodge ranges from R750 - 1000 per person, per night.

3. Durban

Tree House River Lodge

In the lush green wild of Shogweni is the Tree House River Lodge which is about 30 minutes out of Durban. It is 12 minutes near local restaurants and  tourists routes.

Cost: R1300 for two people per night.

Well deserved weekend away with bae

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Coco De Mer 

A luxurious boutique hotel located in Ballito bay near the most buzzing of spots - if you like to head out on the town with bae to show them off then this is the place for you! They will help you make it a romantic destination get away where you can enjoy dips in the pool and a delicious meal at their in- house restaurant. 

Cost: R1 920 for two people per night.

Some winter Loving? #petals #sparklingwine #chocolates #whatmoredoyouneed #cocodemer #ballito

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