5 local luxury escapes

A vacation is always a good idea, no matter the time of year. That’s why we’ve gathered up these great local luxury escapes, each of them offering irresistible promotions and only short drive away for that quick weekend jaunt. 

Bonne Esperance

Bonne Esperance offers a boutique experience and is located in the heart of Stellenbosch. The guesthouse is set in a Victorian villa that was built in 1901 and has retained its old-world charm with the welcome addition of modern comforts to ensure guests enjoy a luxurious stay.

Offer: #SupportStellenbosch and get 50% off. The “Support Stellenbosch” campaign is a community movement that encourages and celebrates patrons who choose to shop local. Taking part in this initiative, Bon Esperance’s guests will enjoy a 50% discount on all bookings for the month of September 2020.

Delaire Graff  Lodges & Spa

Located on the highest crest of Helshoogte Mountain Pass, Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa features luxurious accommodations with private pools. The unique luxury spa experiences set within a genuinely awe-inspiring setting provide visitors with a holistic approach to rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. Opening on to private decks and heated plunge pools, their Superior Lodges each offer a living room and one bedroom. Ideal for families or couples travelling together, these can also be interconnected.

Offer: Stay before 20 December and enjoy exclusive benefits. Guests who take advantage of this luxurious offer will be treated to a range of complimentary goodies to make their stay an unforgettable luxury experience. These bonuses include a 3-course dinner at Indochine and a bottle of wine, complimentary minibar and minibar snacks, a private curated movie experience in the lodge theatre with gourmet popcorn & nostalgic movie-style snacks, a complimentary wine tasting and more.


After months of the Hotel being closed to the public, Lanzerac Wine Estate is once again ready to welcome guests back to indulge in the finer things in life in a safe and tranquil environment in Stellenbosch. Steeped in history dating back to 1692, the estate is a Cape Winelands landmark and Stellenbosch icon that combines old-world charm and hospitality with cutting-edge amenities and services.

Offer: Book three nights and only pay for two. If you book two nights at Lanzerac, you will receive a complimentary stay for the third night. This offer is available until 30 September 2021 and includes all the creature comforts you could hope for in this beautiful setting. The package includes breakfast each day, a wine tasting of five Lanzerac Premium wines at the Lanzerac Tasting Room and a Cellar tour of the Lanzerac Winery.

Oude Werf Hotel

Offering luxurious, centrally located Stellenbosch accommodation, Oude Werf Hotel is South Africa’s oldest and most historic. The award-winning design blends century-old period inspiration with the latest contemporary luxury. En suite accommodations are centred on a famous inn-house that flows to a shady vine-covered courtyard. Grab a bite to eat at its gourmet restaurant before winding down with drinks at the bar overlooking its central gardens and pool deck.

Offer: Book direct and get 20% discount. Guests who use the promo code “Direct” when making their booking receive a 20% discount on their accommodation as well as a complimentary room upgrade and more flexible check-in and check-out times.

Tintswalo Atlantic

Widely known as Cape Town’s hidden gem, Tintswalo Atlantic is a 5 star, award-winning boutique lodge nestled at the base of the ocean-facing Table Mountain National Park. The new Tintswalo Kitchen at Tintswalo Atlantic has taken off and is becoming a popular restaurant destination for Capetonians. Guests have a choice of cosy fireside dining or outdoor seating on the deck above the crashing waves in good weather.

Offer: Up to 50% discount on promotional packages. Tintswalo Lodges currently have special promotions on offer at all of their lodges with a variety of discounts and special deals. At Tintswalo Atlantic guests can enjoy large discounts of up to 50% on the Coastal Breakaway packages.