Save up to 50% on luxury accommodation with these Stay and Play in SA specials

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Turbine Boutique Hotel

Restrictions have finally been lifted on interprovincial travel – and you can now start planning that long-awaited getaway – your first ‘post lockdown’ visit. And here, to spur you on to making your ‘great escape’ are five of the country’s top hotels and game lodges with their Stay in SA Play in SA specials.

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The Walkersons Hotel & Spa is an exclusive 5-star country house set in the rolling hills of the Mpumalanga highlands with beautiful views and unrivalled serenity. Along with the unspoiled scenery, a luxurious Spa and the chance to fly-fish in Dullstroom’s famous trout dams, one of Walkersons’ biggest attractions is its delicious cuisine, which can be enjoyed at either The Flying Scotsman or the more informal Terrace restaurant and don’t forget to savour the famous Walkersons scones at afternoon tea.

Walkersons’ Stay in SA Play in SA Specials – the 50% midweek special (no minimum stay), and the 30% weekend special based on a two-night stay for hotel rooms – are valid until end December 2020 (subject to availability). Reservations: 013 253 7000 I
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KwaZulu Natal

Thanda Safari is an access-controlled private game reserve in the heart of Zululand, KwaZulu Natal ticks all the boxes for that perfect escape with 5-star luxury accommodation, service, food, nature, plus excellent all-year-round game viewing, exceptional Big Five experiences, perfect warm weather, and fabulous family-friendly discount packages. Thanda Safari offers three accommodation options – each with their own style and appeal – the Safari Lodge with nine bush suites, the exclusive five-suite Villa iZulu, and Thanda Tented Camp.

Enjoy the best of the Big Five and luxury accommodation with Thanda Safari’s special SADC rates – all year round, regardless of season – take advantage of 40% off listed rates to experience a distinctive African safari with your family and friends. T&Cs apply. Thanda Safari –, +27 (0) 32 586 0149,

Emdoneni Lodge – nestled in the heart of Zululand, a two and a half hour’s drive north from Durban on the Elephant Coast is a privately owned, multi-award winning 3-star lodge that offers an exclusive, authentic, and unforgettable African safari experience. Emdoneni Lodge invites you to explore and enjoy the best hospitality and comfort with its great discounted Specials. For a 1-night stay, 15% discount /2-night stay, 20% discount / 3-night stay, 30% discount and 4-night stay, 40% discount.

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Rates are based on Dinner, Bed and Breakfast per night sharing (guided cheetah tours are excluded). T’s & C’s apply. Emdoneni Lodge: Tel: ( +27) 35 562 7000/7001; or +27 (0)86 503 0739 /,

Western Cape

The superior De Hoop Collection, in the Hoop Nature Reserve, one of the Western Cape’s largest and most beautiful nature sanctuaries, is offering a fabulous 40% discount on all new accommodation bookings (all accommodation types) until the end of November 2020 (excluding event weekends)

All specials subject to availability and need to be booked by 30 September 2020. T’s & C’s apply. Booking is essential – phone 021-422 4522 or email,

The 5-star Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa, re-opening 16 September 2020, offers luxury accommodation and standard hotel rooms, also a honeymoon suite plus self-catering suites. Delicious food is a given at both the Island Café Restaurant and the Gastro Pub, while the Turbine Water Club offers various water-based activities, and the Turbine Spa a wide range of body and beauty treatments. The Turbine’s GM, Chris Schutte promises great Stay in SA Play in SA specials for returning guests:
• Book and stay from October to mid-December 2020 – 1-night – 40% off; 2-nights – 45% off (minimum 2-night stay); 3-nights – 50% off (minimum 3-night stay)
• Book a 3-night stay in peak season (20 December 2020 – 28 February 2021), before the end of September and save big – 30% off per person sharing per night.

These rates are per person sharing, per night. T&C’s apply. To book your luxury accommodation special, call reservations on 044 302 5746 or email and for further information visit

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Please note: In keeping with protocols regarding the Coronavirus, all these properties are adhering to stringent health and safety cleaning protocols – the safety of their guests and staff being of the highest priority.

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