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Posted on: Tuesday, 4 August 2009

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With a long weekend in August and the weather turning warmer, lots of people are coming out of their “winter cacoons”  and considering a weekend away or a few days break. Being the start of the third quarter of 2009 (where did the time go?) lots of us are also needing a break so to recharge for the months ahead. To get you in the mood we’ve selected some of the best special offers available from our accommodation in South Africa

Africa Beach Studio

Africa Beach Studio

First up, in the Cape we have a special available at African Beach Studio in Mouille Point. A spacious open-plan studio apartment with magnificent ocean views, which offers self catering accommodation for 1-2 guests, on the Mouille Point “Platinum Mile” only 1km from the V&A Waterfront. They have 3 “long stay special” offers available including a ‘1 night free accommodation for every stay of 5 nights’. Contact Chantal on Tel: +27 (0)21 434-0211 or click here to book.

Afton Grove Country Retreat in Noordhoek is perfectly positioned midway between Cape Town and Cape Point, offering guest’s easy access to all must see attractions, white sandy beaches, superb restaurants and the nearby winelands. B&B and self-catered accommodation is offered in charming cottages set in a pristine garden. Specially for bird lovers, Afton Grove are offering a special of only R1495 for 2 persons for 2 nights – On arrival guests will be given a bottle of Cape wine then they will be given a 2 hour outing with their host Chris Spengler introducing them to birding and birding in the area. More experienced guests will be taken to one or more of the area “stake outs” to try & find some of the areas “specials”. Contact Chris on Tel: +27 (0)21 785-2992 or click here to book.

Argonaut Marina Suite

Argonaut Marina Suite

hen, in the Eastern Cape, Argonaut Marina Suite in St Francis Bay is available as a special for only R750 per night for the unit (sleeps 4-6 guests). Argonaut Marina Suite offers luxuriously spacious self catering accommodation for 4-6 guests. The Argonaut is a “freshly” furnished 2-bedroom family suite at port St Francis. Thats a really good price!

Located in the beachfront suburb of Summerstrand, Beachwalk Bed & Breakfast offers 4-star comfort only 60m from popular beaches and an easy 400m stroll to the Boardwalk Casino, Entertainment and Restaurant complex in Port Elizabeth. Beachwalk have 2 weekend specials on offer – Stay Friday & Saturday – get Saturday at half price OR Stay Friday, Saturday & Sunday and get Sunday absolutely free. Contact Clifford or Leane on Tel: +27 (0)41 583-3594 or click here to book.

Beacon Vlei

Beacon Vlei

In KwaZulu Natal there are a number of special offers available. Beacon Vlei in the Natal Midlands offers very good deals if you stay 3 nights or more. From R500.00 per night for 2 persons sharing in a self catering cottage or R240.00 per person for bed & breakfast accommodation in the Manor House, there are additional add-on offers – Fly-fishermen receive discounted rates on rod hire; mountain bikers receive discounts on a guided mountain bike ride. and lovers (2 people only) receive discounts on treatments at African Day Spa (Indigo Fields). Those are really good rates and worth looking into! Contact Alex Drew on Tel: +27 (0)33 234-4486 or click here to book.

On the South Coast in St Michaels On Sea, Fairway Guest Lodge are offering an excellent deal on self catering accommodation – For a 2 sleeper self catering unit you pay R800 for 4 nights or book a 4 sleeper unit at only R1000 for 4 nights. Contact Janet & David Cole on Tel: +27 (0)39 315-1781 or click here to book.

River Crossing

River Crossing

In the Drakensberg, River Crossing is set on 100 acres of land with magnificent, panoramic views of the lush farmlands of the Champagne Valley and the mountains, Cathkin Peak and Champagne Castle. River Crossing are offering Midweek Breaks at from R280 pp self catering or R330 on a B&B basis. Contact Michelle Adams on Tel: +27 (0)82 495-0912 or click here to book.

If you are planning to getaway for a break in Gauteng, try Valverde Country Hotel in Muldersdrift to see if they have availability. They are offering “Last Minute Specials” Book your accommodation within 2 days of your arrival and save up to 40% on standard rates. Contact Joaquin Valverde on Tel: +27 (0)72 587-0362 or click here to book.

Budmarsh Private Lodge

Budmarsh Private Lodge

The spectacular Budmarsh Private Lodge in Magaliesburg are offering a Woman’s Day Special – For Women’s Day splash out and spoil the lady in your life to a weekend away, with an Exclusive Formal Wine Tasting Dinner on Saturday 8 August, and a Champagne Breakfast on Sunday 9 August in honor of Women’s Day. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to go all out and treat her to a weekend away she deserves, at Budmarsh Private Lodge. For a stay of 2 nights you get 10% off their standard rates and a 3 night stay gets you 20% off their rates. Contact Reservations on Tel: +27 (0)11 728-1800 or click here to book.

In Hartbeespoort Dam, Harbeespoort Dam Lodge are offering a “Stay 2 nights and get the 3rd night Free” special. Contact Eleanor on Tel: +27 (0)12 253-0770 or click here to book. Also check out La Dolce Vita Guest House in Hartbeespoort Dam – they have a number of specials available from midweek breaks to packages including dinners and a boat cruise. Worth looking into! Contact Elaine on Tel: +27 (0)12 253-5949 or click here to book.

Thats all for today – this is only a very small sample of the specials available from our accommodation providers on SA-Venues.com. For the full range of specials visit our special deals section at South Africa Special Offers. And remember that you Deal Direct & Save! No Commission, no booking fees! Happy Travelling!

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