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                          BreeDe rIVer MOUTH                           CApe TOwN / NewLANDs                              De KeLDers / gANsBAY                                    HerMANUs                                    LANgeBAAN                                  McgregOr                                     OUTeNIqUA                                  rOBerTsON




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                 mudlarK rIver Front lodge                                anne’S Corner                                                                                                                                                                          Cape Cottages Mcgregor               Blommekloof Country                                the grand hotel
                                                                Serviced, self-catering garden flats.                Self-catering victorian farmhouse.                                                                                                                                                  Guest CottaGe                            Our charming Victorian Hotel is
                 Situated on the riverbank overlooking          Upmarket, secure with private patio,                 Sleeps 4-8 people. huge lawn in                     Self-catering Rondavels                                                                                     eXCItIng               Stunning self-catering cottage,       situated in a quiet country town.
                 5 km of pristine estuary. Five comfortable     braai & pool. Ideal access to Claremont                                                                                                               To book accommodation and                                      WeeKday                sleeps 6-8. Nestled on farm in
                                                                                                                     front of the house with sea views.                                                                                                                                                                                           Surrounded by mountains and
                 double rooms en suite. Delicious meals,        CbD. School tournaments, UCT, rugby                                                                                                               activities or to find out more about                               SPeCIalS!               Outeniqua mountains, 30 km
                                                                                                                     Swimming beach 200m from                        Spoil yourself in this romantic                                                                                                                                              wine farms, we offer the perfect




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          8097
                 bar, lounge, dining rooms and viewing          & cricket. Holiday or business visits.                                                                                                             the area, please contact us or visit                                                            from Mossel Bay.
                                                                                                                     house. Fully equipped kitchen                 getaway beside both lake and sea.                            our website.                    Bronwen 083 275 5274                                                              breakaway from city life.
                 deck. Wonderful walks, fantastic sea and          Email: annescorner@mweb.co.za                     with dishwasher, towels and                                                                                                                                                            Contact ali: 082 467 0419 or
                                                                                                                                                                   Charmingly decorated rondavels,                                                         www.mcgregoraccommodation.co.za
                 river fishing. Superb whale-watching.                  tel/Fax: 021 671 7665                                                                                                                              tel/Fax: 028 514 1168                                                               ali.coetzee@gmail.com                        tel: 023 626 3272
                                                                                                                     dStv, bring own sim card.
                 Abundant birdlife and sweeping views.                    Cell: 082 800 5316
                                                                  Website: www.annescorner.com                        Email: frankrug@mweb.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                   pristine beach, abundant birdlife &
                                                                                                                                                                           spectacular sunsets.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cell: 076 983 7709
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    www.langebaanreservations.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         MONTAgU                     8621
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 www.ruiterbos.com               8105
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fax: 023 626 1158
                        hilary tel: 028 542 1161                                                                     www.gansbaybeachhouse.co.za                         tel lee: 082 3388 392
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   pATerNOsTer                                   seApOINT
                                                              8074

                          www.mudlark.co.za                                                                                                                                                                         info@langebaanreservations.co.za               CynthIa’S Country
                                                                                                                        Contact: 082 871 6117                           www.flamingolake.co.za
                        Email: info@mudlark.co.za                           leKKerWater                                                                           8092
                                                                                                                                                                                                                8597
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CottageS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             McgregOr
                                                                                                              8562
                8061

                                                                Comfortable, double bedsitter beside                                                                                                                                                         Authentic, individual Karoo-cottages              holIday Cottage
                                CApe TOwN                       mountain stream in tranquil, leafy setting.                       FIsH HOeK                               HerMANUs / sTANFOrD                                                                and villas (1-3 bedrooms). All are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             furnished for a self-catering break
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Self-catering, fully furnished                                          ™




                                                                Close to amenities. Self-catering. Own                                                                                                           “Next Door” is a spacious, self-                                                     2 bedroom (7 beds + 2 children)
                                                                entrance, secure parking.                             Starlet holIday homeS                                NIEUWEDAM FARM                                                                    or monthly contract. The properties      cottage. TV and outside braai.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 contained cottage situated in
                 Overlooking the beautiful Constantia                     Cell: 083 329 7830                                                                                   COTTAGE                                                                       are a perfect blend of comfort and
                                                                                                                Over 140 quality holiday homes and                                                               the centre of this historic village.                                                 Lovely seaviews. Fully fenced
                 Valley. 2 Double suites in a delightful              Email: cecilyvg@gmail.com                                                                        on huge trout dam, only 55 km                                                         historic charm, most with fireplaces,
                                                                                                                apartments to suit all budgets.                                                                  It comprises a large open-plan                                                                    with carport.
                   garden setting. Private entrance,          8075                                                                                                             from hermanus.                                                                each with own garden and braai. Pets
                                                                                                                            www.starlet.co.za                                                                    kitchen and living room with two                                                         annemarie tel: 022 715 3034
                 en-suite bathrooms, kitchenette,TV,                                                                                                               exclusive getaway on working stock and                                                    accommodated in selected cottages,
                         braai and heated pool.                      CApe TOwN / rONDeBOsCH                              Contact tel: 021 782 6665                 flower farm. Self-catering cottage, sleeps
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 en-suite double bedrooms and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 covered veranda with scenic views.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             request when booking.                   8100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Cell: 082 774 0450
                                                                                                                         Email: martin@starlet.co.za               6 in main house and 2 in annexe. enjoy                                                         Call Cynthia 023 614 2760
                     b&b or S/C from r200 pp.
                        tel/Fax: 021 715 8018
                                                                          neFer PlaCe b&b                     8086

                                                                                                                                                                   fishing, birdwatching, cycling, canoeing,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     breakfast basket on request.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Call helaine Shand on 023 625
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 www.cynthias-cottages.co.za                        rOBerTsON                    The Premier Hotel Cape Manor is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 minutes away from the V&A Waterfront,
                                                                                                                               FrANsCHHOeK
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8098
                                                                          rondeboSCh 7700
                 Email: cornerhouse@worldonline.co.za                                                                                                                        hiking and swimming.                      1298, cell: 082 215 5964                                                                                                  Table Mountain and magnificent beaches.
                8062
                                                               • 2 en-suite bedrooms.
                                                                                                                                                                               Tel: 028 482 1829                      helaineshand@telkomsa.net                       rIeBeeK VALLeY                          tIerhoeK CottageS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Private, romantic, self-catering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 With a choice of fully equipped rooms and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 self-catering apartments,with spectacular
                                                               • Close to: Newlands & most other                       lIttle WIlloW brooKe                            Email: gafney@whalemail.co.za            8445                                                                                                                             mountain or ocean views, this hotel is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      cottages on an organic fruit farm.         the ideal choice for business or leisure
                         WIthyCombe lodge                                                                                                                               www.nieuwedamfarm.co.za




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            8514
                                                                 sporting venues.                                      (country river cottage)                    8095                                                                                                                                                                           travellers.
                             Cape dutch home.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fully equipped, fireplace, private pool.

                    Offering b&b and self-catering.
                                                               • Conveniently situated.
                                                               • breakfast included.
                                                               • Airport pick-up and other meals
                                                                                                               Stunning riverside, fully equipped self-
                                                                                                               catering cottage, pool, fireplace, very private.
                                                                                                                                                                          Klein RiveR Cottage
                                                                                                                                                                               Tranquil cheese-farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  prOperTY DeVeLOpMeNTs                                                               From R240 per person.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tel/Fax: 023 626 1191
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1 Marais Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tel: +27(0)21 4303400 / Fax: +27(0)21 4396896
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Central Res: 086 111 5555
                                                                                                               Amongst top wine estates. Sleeps 2.                                                                       TURN TO PAge 102                                                                                                               capemanor@premierhotels.co.za
                  tel: 021 794 2949 Fax: 021 794 4138            on request.                                                                                             accommodation. Self-catering,                                                                                                       www.tierhoekcottages.co.za                     www.premierhotels.co.za

                   Email: withycombelodge@new.co.za                  Ph +27 (0) 21 685 3603                    michelle on 083 321 7008 or 021 876 3385                fully furnished, river front cottage.                                                                                         8122                                        8601



                  Website: www.withycombelodge.co.za
                8066
                                                                      mobile 082 424 9913
                                                                      eraklue@telkomsa.net
                                                                                                                   www.littlewillowbrooke.co.za
                                                                                                                    www.budget-getaways.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                     Sleeps 6.
                                                                                                                                                                                tel: 028 341 0693
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 KLeIN KArOO                                                                            LANgeBAAN
                                                              8084
                                                                                                                                                                        email: kleinriver@telkomsa.net
                                                                                                              8087


                  CApe TOwN / CHApMAN’s peAK                         CApe TOwN / sIMON’s TOwN                          gANsBAAI / FrANsKrAAL                      8093
                                                                                                                                                                          www.kleinrivercheese.co.za

                           marIna breaK b&b                      THE SEABED: www.capestay.co.za/seabed                 alambra beaCh houSe                                Reed Cottage at
                   2 Double en-suites on Noordhoek             2 bedroom cottage/apar tment.                    Cape Cod style luxury self-catering
                       beach. Stunning views, own              Centrally situated in the scenic                                                                              Stanford
                                                                                                                beach house. 180° Sea views. Jacuzzi,
                     entrance, garden, DSTV. Secure            southern part of Cape Town. Seaforth             4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 minutes                  WeaverS, WaderS & WhaleS
                     parking. Close to all facilities and      beach and African Penguin Colony                 walk to the sea, 5 minutes to Whale                  Stylish, new self-catering garden
                            tourist attractions.               steps from front door. Sleeps 5 in two           and great White watching.                           apartment. Fully equipped, 2 bedr,
                      tel/Fax +27 (0)21 789 1615                  bedrooms. Rates from R150 pppn.                                                                     bathr w/shower. DSTV, private
                                                                        tel: 082 556 4514                                From r150 pppn.                           barbeque area and parking. Sleeps 4.
                           Cell: 084 383 7777                                                                         mathilda 028 388 0726
                        Email: drvr@telkomsa.net              8032
                                                                     email: abag@mweb.co.za                                                                           028 341 0984 / 076 130 5531
                8068                                                                                                to view: www.alambra.co.za                            info@reedcottage.co.za
                                                                                 Ceres                        8088
                                                                                                                                                                        www.reedcottage.co.za
                         CApe TOwN / KALK BAY                                                                                 gOrDON’s BAY
                                                                                                                                                                  8094




                  “bali Hai” & “bali Too” - 2 Modern
                                                                       www.ceres.org.za                                                                                    HerMANUs / VOËLKLIp
                                                                       Tel: 023 316 1287                                 Berg en Zee Guesthouse
                 S/C apartments, sleep 2 – 4 people.                                                                                                               Neat self-catering units R325 per

                                                                                    i
                  Lovely seaviews. Stroll to beaches,                                                                       50 PACES TO THE BEACH
                                                                                                                     Wonderful sea views from all rooms,           couple. 10 Min walk from sea &
                 shops and restaurants or hike up the                                                                                                              mountains. Pensioners R275 per
                                                                                                                     delicious breakfasts, friendly charming
                  mountain trails, 30 mins to the city.                                                                                                            couple. No smokers or pets.
                                                               outdoor active, Fruits, Scenic drives,                  ambience. Day tours and transfers.
                   For info & rates www.bali-hai.co.za          rock art and Places to Stay & eat.                   Jackie: 021 856 3095/082 880 5196                     tel: 028 314 0057
                                                                                                                                                                  8096
                     021 788 7321/083 275 5400                                                                               www.bergenzee.co.za
                                                                     Ceres, Prince Alfred’s Hamlet,
                                                                                                                                                                             Hex rIVer VALLeY
                                                                                                              8563




                         Email: lilla-j@iafrica.com
                                                                      Op-die-Berg & Ceres Karoo
                                                              8559




                8069




                       CApe TOwN / MUIzeNBerg                                                                                    HerMANUs
                                                                       De KeLDers / gANsBAY
                                                                cliff road beach house                               Flat (with garage) and houses from             beautiful walks and abundant birdlife.
                        budget garden Flatlet                                                                                                                       20 Minutes from game park. Pool.
                       On private home, own entrance,               Magnificent sea view & whale                     R200 (pensioners) a day. Close to
                                                                   watching. Spacious, fully furnished                      sea and/or mountain.                    5 Well-appointed rondavels. Dinner
                        gated parking, close to beach,                                                                                                              by prior arrangement. Licenced
                                                                       seafront home. Sleeps 8.                             tel: 028 314 1486 or
                        metro & village. Sleeps up to 4.                                                                                                            bar. Hiking, mountain biking, golf,
                                                                          tel: 028 341 0693                                      084 556 3501
                        021 788 4081/083 541 7432                         Cell: 082 570 7134                                                                            4 x 4 trails. b&b R345.00 pps.
                                                                                                                          Email: estherz@xsinet.co.za
                          ralwinmac@iafrica.com               8224
                                                                   email: kleinriver@telkomsa.net             8091                                                8617
                                                                                                                                                                       023 356 3281or 083 311 8570              8596
                8070




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                               sTANfOrD                                    gArDeN rOuTe                                   kNysNA                                 MONTAgu pAss                                 vICTOrIA BAy                                           LADIsMITH                                  ALIwAL NOrTH                             grAAff-reINeT




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ACCOMMODATION

                                                                                                                        DUck INN                               oVer tHe moUNtaIN                                                                                                                      coNVILLe gUest Farm b&b                        HeatHer’s
                                                                                                           A charming 2 bedroom S/C cottage,                         gUest Farm                                                                                                                     Gracious 1908 Herbert Baker styled                aa highly recommended
                                                                                                           on a smallholding just outside Knysna,          Just 15 km from George & only            Silver Spray Beach Accommodation                                                                                                                  home away from home
                                                                                                                                                             2 km off the N9/R62 lies this                                                                                                              home with en-suite rooms
                                                                                                           with wonderful mountain views. Fully                                                            contact: 082 512 1848                                                                                                               B&B or self-catering - fully equipped
                                                                                                           equipped and close to all attractions.          historic guest farm. Wine & dine                                                                                                               3 km from town centre.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            www.silverspray.co.za                                                                                                                units. Off-street parking & pool.
                                                                                                           Enjoy the tranquillity, security, forest      in the old police station & sleep in                                                                                                               cell: 083 307 1321
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   8206                                           Heather cell: 083 772 2722
                                                                                                                                                        one of the other 4 historic buildings
                                                                                                           trails, birdlife, swimming and all that
                                                                                                               the Garden Route has to offer.               which once comprised the old                       wILDerNess                                                                                         CrADOCk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email: heathersbb@telkomsa.net
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                www.graaffreinet.co.za/heathers
                                                                                                                     tel jill: 044 388 4745                        hamlet of Herold.                                                                     bee catcHer gUest Farm
                                                                                                                                                                                                    tHe aLbatross – WILDerNess                                                                                                                 arrive as a stranger, leave as a friend
                                                                                                          8052
                                                                                                                                                              Dave & gail 044 888 1700                                                                            19km’s off r62                                                              8211

                                                                                                                                                                     073 170 7120                            Stunning seaviews.                       For a relaxing, affordable getaway in a
                                                                                                                                                            Email: overthemt@polka.co.za                      Dreamy sunsets.                         beautiful valley in the Klein Swartberg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            KOElFONtEIN                                groeNVLeI Farm
                                                                                                                                                            www.overthemountain.co.za                      B&B and self-catering.                     mountains. Kloofs, dams, mountain hiking,     Self-catering/meals on request.                     gUest HoUse
                                                                                                                                                      0098
                                                                                                                                                                                                        tel: shirley 044 877 1716                     farm animals. Delicious meals available or    R375 for 4-sleeper chalet. Ideal                   Highly recommended
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Email: albatross@kingsley.co.za
                                                                                                                                                               pLeTTeNBerg BAy                       www.gardenroute.co.za/wilder/accom/alba
                                                                                                                                                                                                  8080
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      S/C, comfy beds, self-contained cottages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      or en-suite rooms. From R100 pppn.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    stopover for the Gauteng-to-coast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    trip. Pool, birding, Karoo mountains.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Relax on a working Karoo farm in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                your own fully equipped cottage
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              tel/Fax: 028 551 2076                           Wonderful sunsets.                with popular buffets, or self-cater.
                                                                                                                                                                       PaXtoN Farm                          Camarens Place                                 beecatcher@telkomsa.net                                                              Enjoy hiking, horses, tennis, birding,
                  8123
                                                                                                                                                                      gUest cottages                 Self-Catering holiday home in the                                                              tel: 048 881 3825 Fax: 048 881 1133
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             www.beecatcher.co.za




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               7998
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       www.eastcape.net/koelfontein             swimming, cycling, winter log fires
                                                                                                                                                                     Between Plettenber g                 heart of the garden route
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                OR stay in Graaff-Reinet at “Lynne’s
                             sTeLLeNBOsCH                              NAtuRESvAllEy                                                                                 Bay and Nature’s Valley.               info@camarensplace.com                                                                 8208

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Place” with secure parking.
                                                               Forest/beach camp house. Sleeps                                                                       Self-catering & B/B.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                fax: 086 672 6318
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MeIrINgspOOrT                                    gONuBIe                           Lynne minaar: 049 845 0305
                 steLLeNboscH WINe roUte                       maximum 8 in 4 bedrooms. 500 M from                                                                   Self-contained cottages.                                                                                                                                                          groenvlei@groenvlei.co.za
                                                               both lagoon & sea. High season R2 000                                                    Within easy reach of beaches, nature                                                           kLaarstroom gUest HoUse                            oNe rate tHroUgHoUt                    get aWay, come to groeNVLeI!
                                                               per day and low season R1000 per day.                                                    reserves and forest walks.                                                                     gracious Victorian Homestead                              tHe year                                www.groenvlei.co.za
                              tte Vallei
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              8210
                                                                       Minimum 5 day rental.                                                                  gerald & Laurette Lewis
                           Na            j                              cell: 083 456 1693                                                                     tel/Fax: 044 534 8560
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The crowned crane
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Situated in Klaar stroom, a quaint                            AA Graded
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 tHE GlEN
                                                                                                                                                      8071
                                                              8227
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Victorian village on the N12, only
                                                                                                                                                              mooN sHINe oN
                                                                              kNysNA                                                                          WHIskey creek
                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Child friendly accommodation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2 km from the entrance to the majestic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Meiringspoort, linking the Great with the           HIGHLY RECOMMENDED &
                                                                                                                                                       Enchanting wooden cabins with                                                              Little Karoo.                                          tHe gUINea FeatHer
                                                                                                                                                                                                   • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms.                                                                                                                  Spacious cottage or stay in farm
                  oN cHarLes & cHarLeNe mILNer’s                       asHgroVe cottage                                                                fireplaces in the indigenous forest.        • Private braai deck.                          • Ideal stopover en route to the coast                B&B AND SELF-CATERING
                         Natte VaLLeIj estate                  Self-catering wooden cottage on                                                         Hiking, swimming, playground.               • 1km from Wilderness beach.                                                                                                                house. Perfectly situated on N9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • All rooms en suite • Top quality                       B&B from R150.00 pps.
                     B&B or two self-catering cottages:
                                                               a farm, 15 km from Knysna. Tranquil                                                     Opening soon . . . Tree Top Forest          • Walking distance to Touws River.                                                                                                          between Graaff-Reinet & Middelburg.
                      VINEYARD COTTAGE (sleeps 6)                                                                                                                                                                                                 accommodation • Traditional breakfast               Self-catering from R330.00 pupn.
                                                               surrounds overlooking paddocks                                                          Jacuzzi. Truly good value.                  • Sleep 6-8 people. R350.00 p.p.p.n.                                                                                                        Swimming pool. Karoo hospitality
                    CELLAR COTTAGE (sleeps 2 adults                                                                                                                                                • Dish avail. for your DSTV decoder.           • Evening meals by arrangement                    (Sleeps 2 adults & 2 young children)
                                                               and forests. 2 Bedrooms, TV, full                                                                 cell 072 200 6656                                                                • Swimming pool • Old-fashioned Karoo                                                        & tranquillity. B&B, S/C or DB&B.
                                & 2 children)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  8673
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Magnificent seaviews. 2 Minutes from
                                                               kitchen + bathroom. From R300 per                                                           Email: moonshine@mweb.co.za                                                            hospitality.
                     * Pool * 30 Mins from waterfront.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Gonubie Blue Flag beach.
                  Fabulous walks through vineyards, up the               couple per night.                                                            8067 Web: www.whiskeycreek.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                         WildernesCape                                    contact sharon & jeremy                      Conference and braai facilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               tel/Fax: 049 840 0300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               email: theglenbb@telkomsa.net
                  mountain or amongst herds of Springbok,        Lynda Fryer tel/Fax: 044 388 4681                                                                                                 Is nestled in an indigenous forest and                      tel: 023 541 1474
                  Wildebeest, Zebra, Bontebok and Eland in           Email: ashgrove@lantic.net           7990
                                                                                                                                                                   seDgefIeLD                      has spectacular sea views from each                         cell: 082 488 8370
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Close to all amenities. Secure parking.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    contact clive/june: 082 568 2274
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               www.graaffreinet.co.za/theglen/index.html
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              8444

                     the neighbouring Nature Reserve.                www.ashgrovefarm.co.za                                                                                                        bedroom and lounge. It is a large                    Email:klaarstroom@telkomsa.net                   clive@crownedcrane.co.za
                             tel: 021 875 5171
                                                              8037
                                                                                                                                                                bIrD cottage                       2 bedroom luxury S/C apar tment                         www.klaarstroom.co.za                                                                     kambro cottages
                        Email: milner@intekom.co.za                                                                                                    On the island near farmer’s market.                                                      8203                                                     www.crownedcrane.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                   with a beautiful garden and braai area                                                                                                             National monument
                                                                        GlEN HOuSE                                                                     All mod cons. Birder friendly.                                                                                                                        gPs co-ordinates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                eAsTerN CApe
                      Website: www.nattevalleij.co.za                                                                                                                                              with a splash pool. Own entrance
                8124                                                  accredited knysna tourism
                                                                                                                                                                   Great value.                                                                                                                                  s 32º 56.707
                                                                                                                                                                                                   with covered secure parking, DSTV                                                                                                            Spacious self-contained holiday cottages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                e 028º 01.472
                                 sTrAND                         Self-catering units situated in the                                                        tel: andy 044 343 1261 or                    and is close to all amenities.                                                             8209                                         each with own kitchen, bathroom, secure
                                                                secluded village of Lake Brenton.
                                                                Facilities include DSTV, separate braai
                                                                                                                                                            birdcottage@mweb.co.za
                                                                                                                                                             www.birdcottage.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                             tel: 044 877 1709
                                                                                                                                                                                                         cell: 084 551 0509 (gail)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ALIwAL NOrTH                            CONTACT: LOuISE                      parking and outside entrance. Breakfast
                          seLF-caterINg                                                                                                               8081                                                                                                                                                                                      can be arranged. Centrally situated at
                         HoLIDay cottage                        areas, covered parking, patio and                                                                                                        or: 082 441 7538 (keith)                                                                            Tel: 031 910 5703                  73 Somerset Street in the historic town
                                                                                                           Houseboating on the Knysna Lagoon                   GARDEN BIRD                                                                                        aLIWaL NortH
                 Home away from home – fully                    peaceful garden surrounds, where the                                                                                                    email: keithe@telkomsa.net                                                                           Fax: 086 677 8715                      of Graaff-Reinet. M-Net available.
                                                                                                           means romance and relaxation ...                      S/C & B+B                        8653                                              marILyN’s gUest HoUse b&b                                    Email: Louise
                 furnished garden cottage. 2 Bedrooms,          bushbuck still roam freely. Seasonal       freedom, flexibility and fun. Experience                                                                                                                                                                                                     contact Hazel senekal
                                                                                                                                                       Two fully equipped flatlets with DSTV                                                      4 Spacious, beautifully decorated                         louisem@dbn.caxton.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 kArOO
                 2 bathrooms, open-plan lounge area                      rates from R150 pppd.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tel/Fax: 049 892 5733 / cell: 082 556 9111
                                                                                                           the magic of this water wonderland – at     and secure parking. Low season specials.                                                   en-suite bedrooms with TV. Situated                                                         8212

                 with kitchenette, opening up onto                       contact Pat booysen
                                                                                                           your own pace, where the mood takes
                 a private patio with braai facilities.          tel: 044 381 0048 Fax: 044 381 0048
                                                                                                           you. Our houseboats are fully equipped
                                                                                                                                                       Tranquil, comfortable and affordable.
                                                                                                                                                         ann : 044 343 2861 / 082 655 3326
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in a garden setting with parking.
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                 Secure fencing with carport and DSTV.                      cell 072 129 3684
                                                                                                           with bedding, cutlery, crockery, braais,        email: gardenbird@telkomsa.net                      OuDTsHOOrN                       8205
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           cell: 082 573 5129
                 Within walking distance of the beach.              Email: pbooysen@mweb.co.za                                                                    www.gardenbird.co.za
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                          cell: 084 500 1821                                                               fridges, stoves and hot and cold water.
                8608
                                                                                                                                                      7661
                                                                                                                                                                                                         sWartberger LoDge
                                                                                                                           tel: 044 386 0007
                             yzerfONTeIN                             yeLLoWWooD LoDge b&b                                  Fax: 044 386 0018                        sTILL BAy                      B&B or self-catering with swimming
                                                                                                                                                                                                   pool on a peaceful little farm in town.                                                          Ernest
                                                                Victorian guesthouse – magnificent               Email: sandpoint@pixie.co.za                                                         tHe PerFect stoPoVer                                       Thaba Nkulu                        Karoo Moons
                                                                                                                                                      COAStAl StONE FARmHOuSE
                 Step right onto the beach. Relax in this       views across the lagoon and Knysna               Website: www.houseboats.co.za             AND BuSH COttAGE                        tel/Fax: 044 272 2206 or 082 787 7835                       ★ Private Hot Spa (36°C)             Accomplished
                 upmarket double-storey house with all          Heads. All bedrooms en-suite,
                                                                                                          8065

                                                                                                                                                         situated between still bay and               Email:swartberger@worldonline.co.za                        + S/C Bungalow                     Accommodation
                 modern facilities. 4 Spacious bedrooms         charmingly decorated. Walking                                                         gouritsmond on 400 ha of beautiful                                                                       ★ 15 Species Game                    Aberdeen
                                                                                                                                                                                                       www.swartbergerlodge.co.za
                 (sleeps 8), 4 bathrooms, 2 built-in braais     distance to town. Delicious English                                                    fynbos. magnificent sea and dune           8204                                                         ★ River Fishing                      The Great Karoo
                 and DSTV. Lots of privacy. Enjoy the           and Continental breakfast. View our                                                     views. Private access to isolated                                                                      ★ 4x4 Routes                         South Africa
                 fresh air, seaside walks and spectacular       lounge, rooms and swimming pool                   CONTACT: KOBIE
                                                                                                                                                         beach. House was featured in                                                                          ★ B&B or self-catering               Tel: 049 846 0821
                 sea views. R1 300 per day. Dec & Jan           on our website.                                    Tel: 031 910 5718                  Country Life magazine in march 2005.                For classified rates                                                                      Fax: 049 846 0941
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   tel: 051 633 3777
                               R1 600 per day.                      www.yellowwoodlodge.co.za                      Fax: 086 679 4016                      1 year lease or 6 months                         visit our website                                      cell: 082 325 1150                Cell: 072 347 5891




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8207
                 tel: 021 715 2045 cell: 083 460 2882           tel: 044 382 5906 Fax: 044 382 4230                    Email: Kobie                                negotiable.                           www.countrylife.co.za                                                                      info@karoomoons.com
                     Website: www.capevillas.co.za                    Email: yellwood@global.co.za                 kobiev@dbn.caxton.co.za              Contact: Guy 072 444 8306                                                                                                                   www.karoomoons.com
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                       LETSKRAAL                                            a STONe’S ThrOW                              BElton                             BlUe SkieS COUNTry hOUSe                                                                                                                                                              riVerValley GUeST FarM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 halfway between Johannesburg and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    karoo koEltE B&B
                                                                                                            Farmhouse sleeps 20. Cottage sleeps             Charming country home, four sunny
                                                                           www.astonesthrow.co.za                                                           double rooms each with private                                                                                                                                                               Cape Town on N1.                       4 En-suite bedrooms - sleeps eight.
                                                                                                            6. Centrally situated on a pineapple                                                                                                                                                                                                 We welcome you to a working sheep
                                                                         Email: info@astonesthrow.co.za        farm close to the Sunshine Coast.            entrance. Sparkling pool. Farmhouse                                                                                                                                                                                                        1 S/C cottage - sleeps 4.
                                                                                Tel: 083 651 9244                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                farm and promise a good night’s                Facilities for disabled. Animal friendly.
                                                                                                                  Email: belton@intekom.co.za               breakfasts. 10 Mins from beach and CBD.
                                                                  8214
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 rest under clear starlit skies. Your
                                                                                                                      Cell: 082 808 6139                                B&B at R160 pppn.                                                                                                                                                                                                            Piet/anna Tel: 053 621 1219
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 home away from home. D+B&B or
                                                                                                                       www.belton.co.za                                 Contact Jackie at                                                                                                                                                        self-catering cottage, 3 bedrooms/                        Cell: 084 506 5432
                                                                                                           8217
                                                                                                                                                            Tel: (041) 379 1070 Cell: 083 320 2454                                                                                                                                               1 bathroom, well-equipped kitchen.                     www.karookoelte.co.za
                       Or iginal homestead of Andr ies                                                                                                          Email: jackie@blue-skies.co.za
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                       Pretor ius. Voor trekker dwelling                                                                  lADy grey                       8221
                                                                                                                                                                    www.blue-skies.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dinner by advance arrangement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 before 14h00.                                        Die POPhUiS hOekie
                       circa 1800. Lamps and candles and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         D+B&B R270 pp B&B R200 pp.                       8 Beautifully, restored overnight
                       appropriate furnishings. Well-equipped                                                     The COMFrey COTTaGe                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sleep only R150 pp. Animals welcome.                     karoo cottages
                       self-catering/sleeps 7/minimum 3 nights.                                                        COlleCTiON                                   Lonach                                                                                                                                                                                Tel: 053 643 0182                       fully equipped, S/C with aircon.
                       The farm and homestead will be                                                                                                            guest house on the hill                                                                                                                                                   8287
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               koeks/Petro. Tel/Fax: 053 621 1243
                       exclusively yours during your stay.                                                  Four charming countr y cottages, all                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Cell: 082 496 4390
                           Call rina: 083 642 7774                                                          bedrooms en suite, set in tranquil park-                                                                                                                                                                                                        kIMberley                                 www.wheretostay.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                    lovemore heights                                                                                                                                                                                                         8290

                         email: letskraal@eastcape.net                                                      like garden in Lady Grey at the foot of the
                                                                                                                                                           Tranquil, stylish country house with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             free sTATe
                             www.letskraal.co.za                                                            Witteberg Mountains. Self-cater or enjoy
                                                                                                                                                           glorious views, conveniently situated
                                                                                                            our Comfrey cuisine.The personal attention
                                                                                                                                                           within easy reach of Sardinia Bay,                                                         UM
                                                                                                            from hosts George, Gerda & Grant helps                                                                                                                    NG
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                   Elegant, fully equipped, private                                                         051 603 0407 info@comfreycottage.co.za         Traditional and Continental breakfasts
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            extraordinary encounter with the Karoo             pEtronElla GuESt HouSE
                                                                       National Monument. Nine guest              www.comfreycottage.co.za                 served, dinner by arrangement.                                                                                                                                                   and Anglo-Boer War history, genuinely                   & BackpackErS
                   cottage on a Karoo farm.
                                                                      rooms, main house or converted       8218
                                                                                                                                                            Phone Maggie 041 367 3106 /                                                                                                                                                     pampering hospitality and, to top it all, very
                   3 En-suite bedrooms. No other guests
                                                                         stables, four 2 bedroom fully                                                              083 656 1199                                                   Escape to the ultimate                                                                                   good food! Self-catering family units in old        17 Fully equipped self-catering units
                   during your stay. 38 Km from Graaff-                                                               lUPela lODGe
                   Reinet on R75 (to PE, St. Francis,
                   Plett.) Wonderful views, excellent
                                                                        self-catering apartments. Cosy
                                                                       pub. Dining in elegant Norden’s
                                                                      restaurant or picturesque garden.
                                                                                                            Superb accommodation in cottage
                                                                                                            or silo with all bedrooms en-suite.           8447
                                                                                                                                                                 lonach@iafrica.com
                                                                                                                                                                  www.lonach.co.za                                                G E TAWAY                                                                                                 ‘kraal’ or en-suite guest rooms in original
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Clydesdale Horse Stables with ‘old farm’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            splendour. Daily feeding trips in game area.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                on Saulspoor t Dam. 3 km from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bethlehem on N5 (Harrismith road).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                B & D on request. Acc. rates from
                   food and reasonable rates per person.                                                    Self-catering, B&B or DB&B. On the
                            S/C, B+B or DB+B                              Secure off-street parking.        way to Tiffindell. Activities: day hikes,     pOrT elIzAbeTh - sArDINIA bAy                         Self-drive or enquire about our seven night fly-in packages available                                                               To share in the langberg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     experience, contact us:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                R150 pp sharing. Single rates R200 pp.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Backpackers available from R60 pp.
                   Margie Tel/Fax: 049 891 0433                                10 Market Street             fishing, swimming, birding and much                                                                             every Friday from Virginia Airport, Durban.
                                                                                 P.O. Box 6092                  more. Only 5,4 km off the R58.                                                                                                                                                                                                     getaway@langberg.co.za or                    Tel: 058 303 4360 Fax: 058 303 0265
                   Cell: 082 447 7637                                                                                                                            The OlD CaSh STOre                            Reservations: +27 (0)47 564 1115/6/8/9 Fax +27 (0)47 564 1210 e-mail stay@umngazi.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      phone 053 832 1001
                                                                                                            Tel: 051 603 7034 or 082 922 1334                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   pgh@isat.co.za www.petronella.co.za




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             8292
                   www.graaffreinet.co.za/                                       Grahamstown                                                                                                                              For a brochure call: +27 (0)31 701 6881/2 or visit www.umngazi.co.za                                             8288
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                                                                                                                                                                                                               queeNsTOwN / jAMesTOwN                                                                    COlesberg                                          rIChMOND                                         blOeMfONTeIN
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                                                                                                           8219

                                                                        Tel: +27 (0) 46 636 1287 / 95                                                      Minutes away from the magnificent
                           SoMErSEt StaBlES                            Email: cockhouse@imaginet.co.za                  pOrT AlfreD                        Sardinia Bay Beach & situated within
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            tHE StaGGEr inn                                                 kEtElfontEin                                            aN-ra GUeSThOUSe
                               Stables Built Circa 1826           8050 Website: www.cockhouse.co.za
                                                                                                                                                           the Nature Conservancy with views                                                                                                                                                We invite you to come and enjoy a quiet                  PlOVer COTTaGe B&B
                                                                                                                  SUNShiNe COTTaGe                                                                                                                                                           GuESt farM
                       Different from your ordinary B&B.                                                                                                   of the countryside and sea – 2 luxury                                                                                                                                            and peaceful night at our guesthouse,
                               Step back in history.                            jeffreys bAy                Clean, self-catering, fully equipped and
                                                                                                            reasonable. Sleeps 4. Linen and towels         cottages. 10 Minutes from PE airport.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Secure and peaceful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            environment. Double,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ◆ 16 Km from N1 on tar road.                                              situated in the middle of town – away from         2 And 4 sleeper thatch units available,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ◆ Working Karoo farm since 1836.                                          the the noise of the N1. Enjoy our warm,
                       rEinEttE WatEr naudÈ                        Walk to the main beach from              supplied. DSTV. Spectacular view up                 Phone Mark/Mandy Wattam:                                    twin and family rooms,                                                                                                                                             SC or B&B. Breakfast and dinner on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ◆ Sixth generation on farm.                                               welcoming, clean and spacious bedrooms,
                        c/o Somerset & Donkin Street               the popular and secure Seaviews              Kowie River. Close to everything.                      041 366 1211                                         all with bath/shower en-                                                                                                                                           request. Secure, pets welcome. 15 Km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ◆ 6 Elegant en-suite rooms.                                               all with en-suite bathrooms. Breakfast and
                             Cell: +27 083 668 6210                Holiday Resort with swimming             Tel/Fax: 046 624 5172 or 083 379 3497                 wattams@telkomsa.net                       suite and separate entrances. Open                                                                                                                                                 north of Bloem, only 800 m off N1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ◆ Dinner with Karoo lamb and breakfast                                    dinner available on request. Secure and safe
                             www.graaffreinet.co.za/               pool, tennis courts & playpark. Enjoy    www.sa-venues.com                                   www.theoldcashstore.co.za                                                                                                                                                               undercover car park.                      “Warmte in die koue Vrystaat”
                                                                                                                                                                                                             fireplaces in lounge, TV room, pub &                  available.
                                somersetstables                    views of the blue ocean from your
                                                                                                           8220                                           8446
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bookings: 083 320 8055                       your host karien 083 262 0861
                 8609                                                                                                                                                                                        dining room. B&B @ R250, dinner on                   ◆ Swimming pool, hiking and birding.
                                                                   wooden deck in a well-equipped,
                                                                      self-catering cottage (sleeps 8).                                          wIlD COAsT                                                  request. Undercover parking. 13 Km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tel: 051 753 0582
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fax: 053 693 0224
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Email: anra@webmail.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             8293
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    www.plovergroup.co.za

                                                                       lynne Minaar: 049 845 0305                                                                                                            off N6.                                             8286                                                                      8289



                        Homely                                            groenvlei@groenvlei.co.za                                                                                                               Contact: ann 082 445 1032
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Gordon’s CottaGE & GardEn Unit s/C                                             TOM Se MeUle GUeSThOUSe                                     Greenleaf Guesthouse
                   in house B & B.                                          www.groenvlei.co.za                                                                                                                           045 966 0408                                                                                                           Spacious comfortable en-suite
                  All rooms en-suite. 61 Bourke Street            8525
                                                                                                                                                                                                              email: carnarvon@worldonline.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              HIGHLY RECCOMMENDED                                                                                                               Where luxury




                                                                                                                                                                                                       8222
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Historic, private and secure.                                  rooms. Large grounds with secure                                 comes standard
                                                                                    kOMgA                                                                                                                                                                                     Retiree, pet and child friendly.                                  parking. Long veranda with view.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             We at Greenleaf Guesthouse welcome
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  NOrTherN CApe
                          Secure parking. Centrally situated.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tel/Fax: 053 693 0351
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 From R110 per person
                 Moira & Mike: 049 892 2015 or 082 548 0581                  reD Valley B&B                                                                                                                                                                                      Tel/Fax: 051 753 0390                                     8403
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cell: 072 676 9142                     you to experience our warm and friendly
                        Email: smories@wam.co.za                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             hospitality in gracious and relaxed
                         www.placesforafrica.co.za                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Email: dfreng@iafrica.com
                                                                          Gateway to the transkei.                                                                                                                         COlesberg                             8606                                                                                                                        surroundings. En-suite bathroom with

                                grAhAMsTOwN                                  a perfect stopover                                                                                                                                                                                                lUShOF lODGe                                                                                  amenities, complimentary trays with hot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             chocolate/milo/tea and coffee, 5 of the
                                                                             for a niGht’s rest.                                                                                                                                                                              (S/C, B&B Or DB&B)
                                                                         12 hours from cape town,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            6 rooms have a private patio/garden with
                        SeTTler’S hill COTTaGeS                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Overnight on a Karoo farm,
                                                                           8 hours from Durban.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              fireplace, large 72 cm flat screen television,
                                                Victorian B&B                                                                                                                                                                                                           2 km from N1, 180 km south of                                                                                        DVD player, DSTV and air-conditioning
                                                                             Tel: 043 831 1199
                                      Self-catering cottages
                                                                  8216
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bloemfontein, 52 km north                                                                                          Large spacious rooms. Greenleaf is
                       Unique historic cottages with                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Colesberg. Separate cottage with                                                                                    conveniently situated on a main road with
                                                                     ADVERTiSE YOUR PRODUCT iN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      CHEF COUPLE
                     modern conveniences and private                                                                                                                                                                                                                  wonderful view, ideal for stargazing.                                                        REQUIRED CALL                    easy access from the highway.
                                patio gardens.
                  Tel/Fax: 046 622 4243 Cell: 082 809 3395
                      Email: settlershill@imaginet.co.za
                                                                           COuNTry MArkeT                                                                                                                                                                                    lushoflodge@yahoo.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tel: 076 730 3456 or 051 782
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  PETER 011 447 2517
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Contact: Justin Moss 083 236 8047
                                                                                 ON PAGE127                                                                                                                                                                                  ask exchange for 5211                                                                                                  Email: greenleafguesthouse@telkomsa.net
                      www.settlershillcottages.co.za
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ACCOMMODATION
ACCOMMODATION

                          GLEN CouNTRY LoDGE
                                                                                                                           KLEIN-VRYsTAAT
                                                                                                                                                                           wEGKoMKANs b&b                                                                                                                           DIE KoThuIs                        hartbeespoort dam
                                                                                                                                                                            sELF-CATERING

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 i
                                                                                                                 Ver y private, fully equipped, self-                                                                                                                                                   Two neat, self-catering cottages 6 km
                                                                                                                                                                  Spend the night in a newly restored                                                                                                   from Haenertsburg on farm. Lovely
                   Twelve comfortable, fully equipped,                                                           catering cottage on mountainside with            sandstone house. Rooms with en-suite
                   self-catering, thatched chalets and                                                           magnificent views over Clarens, the                                                                                                                                                        view on dams and mountains.
                                                                                                                                                                  bathrooms. Safe undercover parking.                                                                                                       R150 pppn – children ½ price.
                   conference facility for 30 people on                                                          valley and Malutis. Hiking trail starts          Fireplace.
                   riverbank, set against beautiful bushveld                                                     at house. Sleeps 11, electric blankets,                                                                                                                                                   Sleeps 5: 1 double bed, 2 single                info & booking line
                                                                                                                                                                         Contact: Paula Greyling                                                                                                             beds in loft, 1 bunk, shower,
                   landscape in safe and quiet setting.                                                          barbeque facilities, fireplace, etc.                058 223 0380 or 083 501 3999                                                                                                                                                                  (012) 253 5000
                   dinner and breakfast on request. we                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          stoepbraai and dSTV.                   • Accommodation – lodges / cottages
                                                                                                                      Children and pets welcome.                   website: www.wegkomkans.co.za
                   are 20 km north of Bloemfontein just                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Sleeps 4: 2 double bedrooms, en suite              / resorts / guest farms / estates
                                                                                                                 Contact: helen Pretorius 058 256 1067               Email: wegkomkans@mweb.co.za                                                                                                          bathrooms, stoepbraai and dSTV.




                                                                                                                                                                8307
                                  off the N1.                                                                     083 630 8297 or fax: 058 256 1163 or                                                                                                                                                                                                        • B&B or self-catering –
                         Tel/Fax: 051 861 2042 or                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Johan/Rejeanne stears                               various options
                 8294
                                082 350 2858                                                                    8300
                                                                                                                          email: coen@kunix.com                                 lADybrAND                                              Email: rondef@telkomsa.net
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       8318
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  cell: 082 925 5261                     • Conferences and team building
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Golf tours
                                                                                                                                                                        GREENoCK AND DE hoEK
                                    ClAreNs                                                                             sAN RoCK GuEsThousE
                                                                                                                                                                               FARMs                                                               8316                                                              wATerberg                              • Activities and excursions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       email: hartbeespoortinfo@mweb.co.za
                                 AKZENTE                                                                                                                           Fully equipped self-catering farm                                                                                                                                                      www.hartbeespoortbookings.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         wINburg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8158

                                                                                                                 Situated in the charming village of               accommodation with magnificent                          GARINGBOOM                                                                          LINDANI GAME FARM
                   Two self-catering flats (sleeping 4/8)                                                                                                                                                                   GuEST fARM                                                                   Stay at one of seven luxury                  sToNEhousE MouNTAIN
                                                                                                                 Clarens. San Rock offers luxury, self-            views over the Modderpoort
                   with panoramic views of Lesotho                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bell’s pass Farm                     self-catering lodges on a beautiful          LoDGE & CoNFERENCE
                                                                                                                 catering accommodation for the                    valley and Maluti mountains. Only
                   and Golden Gate mountains. within                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3 500 ha waterberg game farm.                CENTRE
                                                                                                                 discerning visitor. Suitable for groups           7 kms from Ladybrand. Horseriding,                  Finalist aa acc awaRdS                         guesthouse
                   walking distance of restaurants, shops                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lodges far apart, each with
                                                                                                                 of 2 to 10 persons. Majestic mountain                        hiking, birding.                       Overnight on an eco-friendly
                   and galleries. Underfloor heating, braai    8297

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         own pool. Single-party bookings
                                                                                                                 views & large gardens. Modern                                                                   working sheep farm 11 km from the
                   facilities, small playground and TV.                                                                                                                Tel: 051 924 2961 / 076 605 9583
                                                                  CRAIGRossIE TRouT LoDGEs                       upmarket facilities include satellite TV                                                           N1 on R715 and 80 km north of              Self-catering (meals on request).         ensure complete privacy. Ideal
                       Tel: 058 256 1195 Cell: 082 493 6195                                                                                                             Email: greenock1@telkomsa.net
                                                                                                                 and underfloor heating. Serviced daily.        8308
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Colesberg. air conditioning, birding.    Situated at winburg, 100 km north            for walking, mountain biking and
                             Email: akzente@isat.co.za
                       www.clarensgetaway.co.za/Akzente
                                                                                                                        Tel Janet: 083 292 3371
                                                                                                                       janetjam@netactive.co.za                                 phIlIppOlIs                          R210pp B&B, dinner R80.00.                of Bloemfontein and only 3 km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          from the N1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         special family occasions. 280 Km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  from Johannesburg.
                8295




                                                                                                                                                                                                                     051 783 0203 / 082 900 9888                                                                                                       Situated on 50 hectares of magnificent mountainside, the
                                                                                                                    www.sanrock-guesthouse.com                                                                         www.garingboom.co.za                 enjoy 3-star luxury in the tranquillity        w/Es and P/hs R270 to R350 pppn.             lodge offers majestic views of the Hartbeespoort dam
                        CLARENS DESTINATIONS                                                                    8586                                                    EbENhAEsER / KANoN s/C                7752                                                                                                                                              and surrounding Magaliesberg Mountains.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of a real farm atmosphere.                 weekdays R210 to R250 pppn.                 Choose the Sky-lodge with its spa and Sky suites, the
                           accommodation, activity and                                                                                                            Luxury S/C overnight accommodation.                                                                                                                                                  various stone cottages scattered around the farm, or the
                       conference bookings can all be done                                                                    RoYAL CoAChMAN                                                                            sPRINGFoNTEIN                         air-conditioned for your comfort.          Children 4 to 12 half price. special rates
                                                                 Nestling in a small valley 4 km                                                                  Chalets and en-suite units with TV, safe                                                                                                                                             stone suites. experience absolute tranquility whilst in the
                        through us at no additional charge!                                                                                                                                                              GuEsT housE                        Braai facilities, fully equipped kitchen         for pensioners and large groups.                                  lap of luxury.
                                                                 from Clarens, Craigrossie boasts                Luxury, self-catering accommodation                  parking and private entrances.                                                                                                                                                   all buildings are stone & thatch and have air conditioning,
                         Visit www.goclarens.co.za for                                                                                                                                                                                                           and safe undercover parking.                     Tel/Fax: 014 755 4336
                                                                 4 exclusive lakeside family self-               offering dam and river flyfishing.                                                                                                                                                                                                    TV’s, bomas and braai facilities and there are 3 pools on
                          detailed info and pictures of the      catering cottages with magnificent                                                                   082 371 4524 / 051 773 0088                                                           Birdwatching, game viewing and fishing.                 www.lindani.co.za                    the farm. The stone cottages have fireplaces for cozy
                                                                                                                 Sandstone features, quality classic                                                                                                                                                                                                   evenings, all are beautifully furnished and most units have
                         various accommodation options.          mountain views, abundant birdlife                                                                   Email: daanlettie@telkomsa.net                Guest house for the discerning                       083 707 7900
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       8319

                                                                                                                 inter ior s and open fireplaces.                                                                                                                                                                                                                private balconies with spectacular views.
                          Tel: 058 256 1189 / 256 1542 /         & a small herd of blesbok. The                                                                  www.philippolis.org.za/ebenhaeser/                  traveller. Fully air-conditioned.
                                    082 921 8611                 2 lakes are well-stocked with rainbow
                                                                                                                 wooden deck overlooking dam with
                                                                                                                                                                                  kanon/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        083 444 0166                          MOKABI LODGE                              we offer various conference and team building options
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          for up to 50 delegates.
                                                                                                                                built-in braai.                 8309                                                  Phone Graeme wedgwood                8583
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MoLETADIKGwA wILDLIFE                       we also offer guided quad bike trails, hiking, archery,
                                 Fax: 058 256 1344               & brown trout, plus there are many
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       lIMpOpO
                                                                                                                              Tel: 058 256 1189                                                                 Tel: 051 783 0076 Cell: 082 450 6779                                                                                                                  canoeing and mountain biking.
                         highlandstravel@bhm.dorea.co.za         other activities close by. One of the                                                                           rOuxvIlle                                                                                                                         sANCTuARY
                 8296




                                                                     cottages is wheelchair friendly.             Fax: 058 256 1344 Cell: 082 921 8611                                                                 Email: wedgie@icon.co.za                                                          Beautiful stone and thatch cottage with                Cell : 083 443 4550 / Fax : 0866714610
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Email – stonehouse@mweb.co.za
                         DE MoLEN FARM EsT. 1872                                                                   Email: highlandstravel@bhm.dorea.co.za                                                       www.springfontein-guest-house.com                                                        pool and braai lapa, offers luxury self-            website – www.stonehousemountainlodge.co.za
                                                                       Contact Dave: 058 256 1047 or
                                                                              Len: 058 256 1226                        www.royalcoachman.co.za                                                                8315
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       belA-belA                         catering accommodation for four on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8590




                                                                      Email: craigrossie@telkomsa.net
                                                                                                                8305
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              KUILFONTEIN                                                                private game reserve. Numerous scenic                          rusTeNburg
                  Sandstone farmhouse, fisherman’s
                  cottage, oak tree cottage & hideaway,
                                                               8572

                                                                                                                         RooIKAT CoTTAGE                                                                                     GUEST HOUSE                            Semoti Lodge                         walking and mountain biking trails.
                                                                              LELIEhoEK                                                                                    Comfortable Gems.                                                                Set on a Smallholding in tranquil            Tranquillity and privacy, only 270 km                    bushwILLows b&b
                  in magnificent mountain surrounds. Fully
                                                                 Original sandstone farmhouse in                                                                           Ideal stop-overs on                                                              surroundings. Very affordable self-          from Johannesburg. From R250 pppn.             3-Star rated B&B in magnificent
                  equipped for self-catering & serviced                                                          • Self-catering.
                                                                 probably the best par t of Clarens.                                                                     the N6. Fully equipped,                                                            catering accommodation. Birding,                083 609 1464 or 083 609 1425                setting. Pool, TV Lounge, 2 en-suite
                  daily. River & dam fishing, great walks,                                                       • Very comfortable and private.
                                                                 wonderful view of the mountains                                                                                                               RewaRd yourself with an enjoyable            walks, games room, swimming pool.                 email: yeldaw@mweb.co.za                  rooms and family suite. Near top
                  large cave, ideal for hikers. Situated                                                         • Fully equipped • Serviced daily.                       spacious 3 bedrooms.
                                                                 and Clarens. Ver y private, in lush                                                                                                           stay at Kuilfontein Guest Farm. we                11Km from Bela-Bela town.                  website: www.mokabilodge.com                restaurant. Owner takes tours to
                  between Clarens & Golden Gate, a short                                                         • Sleeps 4 in two bedrooms –                     Both sleep up to 10 guests. enclosed
                                                                 garden. Fully equipped self-catering.                                                                                                         offer warm friendly hospitality in four          014 736 2026 or 082 417 5096
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       8321
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Big 5 territory. Price R230 pp sharing.
                          distance off the main road.                                                              two bathrooms.                                       gardens, stoeps & braais.
                                                                 Sleeps 6. within walking distance                                                                                                             tastefully decorated en-suite units.                   www.semoti.co.za                                                                          Tel/Fax: 014 537 2333
                     Tel/Fax Elrine & Martin 058 256 1096                                                        • electric blankets and bathroom heaters.
                                                                 of fishing and excellent hiking trails.                                                                    PeTS weLCOMe                                                                            maureen@semoti.co.za                                                                          Cell: 082 680 5890
                            www.demolen.co.za                                                                    • Open fireplace• Secure parking • dSTV.                                                      enjoy a Karoo-lamb dinner and full                                                                                                     8419
                8649
                                                                 For the outdoor and nature lover.                                                                   From R400 per house per day                                                           8526
                                                                                                                                                                                                               english breakfast.
                   LAKE CLARENs GuEsT housE
                                                                      Children and pets welcome.
                                                                 Contact: helen Pretorius 058 256 1067
                                                                                                                 • Braai facilities on stoep.
                                                                                                                 • within walking distance of village centre.      Celeste/Melanie 083 442 0299                          AA Award semifinalist                        lOuIs TrIChArDT                                                                                      suN CITy
                                                                  083 630 8297 or fax: 058 256 1163 or           Tel/Fax: 058 256 1558                                www.rouxville.co.za                               Contact sandra staples                                                                                                          Vacation Club - self-catering units
                   RCI Frontiers Affiliated                                                                                                                                                                                                                       bERGPAN ECo REsoRT                          PRIVATE GAME REsERVE
                   AA Quality Assured Associated               8302
                                                                          email: coen@kunix.com                  Email: rooikat@intekom.co.za                   8587                                                      Cell: 083 283 7522                                                                                                            to sleep 6/8. Mon-Fri or Fri-Mon
                                                                                                                 www.rooikat.co.za                                                                                        Tel: 051 783 0157                           Tel: 015 593 0127                          Rhinos...Rivers...Relax...             from R4 950 and other RCI resorts
                                                                      MADRID FARM CoTTAGEs
                                                                                                                8304
                                                                                                                                                                              sprINgfONTeIN                            Email: meercat@lantic.net                      Fax: 015 593 0087                  2 Self-catering thatched bush lodges           throughout South africa.
                                                                 enjoy peace and quiet on this beautiful                     DrAkeNsberg                                                                             www.kuilfonteinguestfarm.co.za                    a/h 082 211 3213
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  R180 – R250 pppn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tel: 014 755 4415 Cell: 082 570 8474
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   AFRICA PLACEs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tel: 082 411 2555 / 079 5292 761
                                                                 mountain farm between Clarens and                                                                         bLAIR’s FoLLY b&b                  8589
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Email: bergpan@mweb.co.za               www.jembisa.com info@jembisa.com                   Email: info@africaplaces.com
                                                                 Golden Gate. One cottage has a double                 RIVERVIEw CouNTRY INN                                                                         Prior GranGE GuEst Farm                    ● Mountain Trails – Fountains
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       8320

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 www.africaplaces.com
                                                                 room en-suite. The other two have two                                                             wheelchair friendly home in the                                                                                                                                                    8420


                                                                 double rooms and two bathrooms. all units       Situated in drakensberg Highlands                 village. en-suite rooms, secure parking.                                                     ● birding – Archaeological sites
                                                                                                                 on N3 halfway between the Reef and                Supper, bed and breakfast. No self-             Overnight in one of five delightful          ● Cave with bushman Paintings
                                                                 have open-plan living areas with fireplaces,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ADverTIsINg
                                                                                                                 the coast. Ideal stopover or weekend                                                               garden cottages on a historical,            ● salt Making ● Game Drives                    CONTaCT: KOBIe
                  • TV • Underfloor heating • Bar fridge         fully equipped kitchens and private braai                                                         catering. Ideal stop between eastern
                                                                                                                 getaway. Country hospitality at                                                                  working sheep farm, 150 km south of
                  • Superb, luxurious accommodation                      areas. From R200pp sharing.                                                                          and western Cape.                                                                    ● 3 Farm Guesthouses –                      Tel: 031 910 5718
                  • Secure parking • Honeymoon suite                                                             R175 pp or R500 per family. Meals at                                                                  Bloemfontein on the N1.                                                                                                                         IN THIS SPaCe
                                                                 Tel/Fax: 058 256 1098                                                                                      beth Tel: 051 783 0178                    Tel: 051782 ask for 1940                       self-catering – Db & b                    Fax: 086 679 4016
                          Tel: 058 256 1436 bruce weyer                                                                 Hound and Hare pub.                                   Cell: 073 559 8779                                                                                                                   email: Kobie                                        COSTS: R 339.30
                                                                 Email: imousley@ion.co.za                                                                                                                               Cell: 083 310 3284                         ● Conference Facilities
                      Fax: 058 256 1387 / Cell: 082 551 3248                                                             Tel: Jenni 058 672 1033
                               www.lakeclarensgh.co.za           www.clarenstourism.co.za/madridfarm                                                                      manuscript@mweb.co.za                        www.priorgrange.co.za                             ● Curio shop                          kobiev@dbn.caxton.co.za
                 8301                                          8303                                             8306                                             8313                                         8314                                         8404




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ACCOMMODATION
ACCOMMODATION


                                                                                                                                                 WATERKLOOF                                   Bed and Breakfast by the sea. Delightful           ARDMORE GUEST FARM                          Battlefields Country lodge                              WATERSIDE FARM                             MOnzI B&B (nEAR ST LUCIA)
                                                                                                                                                                                              en-suite accommodation overlooking                                                                                                                       COTTAGES                                     Monzi Country Cottage
                  Clean peaceful accommodation on                                                                                               nATURE RESERvE                                                                            Relax in the Central Drakensberg below                                                                                                                Comfortable, spacious 2 bedroom
                  a small farm on the N4 on route to                                                                                                                                          the beach with stunning 180° seaviews.                                                   Explore Boer, Brit & Zulu battle sites,             Self-catering, fully equipped and serviced
                                                                                                                                  Self-catering luxury log homes with                                                                     the three highest peaks in South Africa.                                                                                                               cottage with kitchenette. Set in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       with top tourguides.Visit our famous                daily. River frontage and breathtaking
                  Bostwana/Namibia. S/C or B&B from                                                                                fireplaces. The best trout fishing in                           R220 pp. S/C also available.           Hospitable and relaxed. Home of the                                                                                                                    tropical garden. Air-conditioned,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       museums. Set in beautiful gardens                   Berg views, situated on a working farm.
                     R200 pppn. Booking is advised.                                                                               15 lakes. Hikes, birds, game, eland,                                                                    well-known “Ardmore Ceramic Art              & countryside. Enjoy country-style                                                                       DSTV, golf course, tennis & squash
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tel: 032 525 8079                                                                                                                Wonderful walks and trout fishing.
                  Peep at us on www.linx.co.za/lekraal.                                                                             zebra, hartebeest and springbok.                                                                      Studio” and “African Loom”. All cottages     buffet, unique silo-style & deluxe                                                                        courts. Easy drive to Cape Vidal,
                           Host Melvin Button                                                                                                                                                           Email: bbsue@iafrica.com                                                                                                            Liz: 033 263 2823 Fax: 086 671 8624
                                                                                                                                      Lodges also on offer for sale.                         8335                                         are en-suite with log fireplaces.We have     accommodation and licensed “Lapa                               Cell: 082 332 5541                         Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Parks.
                           Cell: 082 974 9458                                                                                                                                                                                             lanternlit dinners in our yellowwood         Ukhamba” watering hole! Swimming                                                                             Tel Brenda: 083 700 6263
                                                                                                                                                                                                        DArNAll / zINkwAzI
                 7853




                      Email: lekraal@mweb.co.za                                                                                           Sheryl 082 454 9137                                                                                                                                                                                     Email: waterside@iafrica.com
                                                                                                                                 8332                                                                                                     dining room adjoining the cosy pub.             pool, driving range and fishing.                7674
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                email: brianharrison@telkomsa.net




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         8348
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Airstrip: Lat 28 deg 7’ 53.5”
                                                                                                                                                                                               Charming, countr y retreat with                     Tel: 036 468 1314/1164                                                                                sOuTh COAsT
                               gAuTeNg                                                                                                           STONE CASTLE                                                                                                                           EAST 30 deg 17’ 25.5 EL +4040ft                                                                    world heritage site
                                                                                                                                                                                               beautiful view of large bass dam. Fully            Email: info@ardmore.co.za                    980m runway 11/29
                                                                       Self-catering river cottages in the heart of the                                                                        equipped, linen provided. Serviced.       8338
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Website: www.ardmore.co.za                      Tel: 034 2181 641
                                 DINOkeNg                              Renosterspruit Nature Reserve, only 25 minutes
                                                                       from Fourways. Nestled in the beautiful countryside
                                                                                                                                                                                               Sleeps 9. Close to Zinkwazi Beach.                                                          stay@battlefieldslodge.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           www.battlefieldslodge.co.za




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8668
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Contact Jane on 082 928 8154
                                                                       between Lanseria and Hartbeestpoort Dam. Very                                                                         7890                                                  DiNNEr, BED &
                                                                       private – perfect romantic getaway – leave the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      CeNTrAl DrAkeNsberg                           BrEAkFAST                                       PENNY FARTHING
                                                                       kids behind. Spacious cottages which are tastefully                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            seasands lodge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    from r200 to r450                               COUNTRY HOUSE
                                                                       decorated, each with their own private jacuzzi,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            & conference centre
                                                                       enjoy the cosy fireplace for those chilly evenings or                                                                          WITS EnD CHALETS                                                                                                                                                                          Lodge & exclusive garden
                                                                                                                                   Large 400 m2 5 bedroom house in gorgeous
                                                                       a boma for dinner under the stars. Braai facility on        Dullstroom Country Estate, overlooks the                   Situated really close to the mountains              weddings and ConferenCes                                AA Awards                                                                          cottages. Self-catering or B&B
                                                                       the riverbank (excellent fishing sports) and a haven        Steenkamps Mountains. Lots of game and well-               on 200 acres of pristine mountain                                                                    Highly Recommended                                                                         or DB&B Fully air-conditioned
                                                                       for birdwatching. It’s time to take a break, come relax     stocked trout dams. An entertainment room fitted           landscape.We offer unsurpassed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The HomesTead                                 • On an extensive beef and game farm                                                                For the DiScerning
                                                                                            in the country.                        with a library, pool table, dart board, plasma             mountain views of the Central                        Geluksburg near Bergville                    • Close to all the famous battlefields                                                               hoLiDaymaker
                  WagonDrift Lodge                                           Ilse Klemm 082 452 0950 / 011 659 1132 (a/h)          screen TV and DSTV. Firewood and cleaning
                                                                                                                                   services are included in the rental price.                 Drakensberg range, private nature                     Tel/Fax: 036 448 1328
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Tour the battlefields with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    SHELLY BEACH
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            if you need to inform, educate,
                                                                            011 701 3179 (o/h) or email: oaklane@iafrica.com
                                                                                                                                                                                              trails, rock pool and lapa, and a large                                                         Foy Vermaak (a guide of repute) for a                                                            motivate or promote, look no
                                                                                      www.ibisriverretreat.co.za                                083 308 4256 Chris Snyman                                                                                                                                                                       Large 4 bedroom cottage, sleeps 8-            further – Seasands offers you
                                                                                                                                                                                              lake offering birding, flyfishing and                   Cell: 083 485 7808                             memorable experience
                  Experience warm, friendly hospitality amid
                                                                     8591
                                                                                                                                                   Email:chris@jscfin.co.za                                                                                                                                                                      10. Overlooks lagoon and close to              subtle sophistication in an
                                                                                                                                                                                              canoeing. Chalets are fully appointed             Email: info@thehomestead.co.za               • Cuisine from home-grown produce                           St. Michael’s Beach.
                                                                                                                                         www.dullstroomestate.co.za/home4rent_8.htm
                  the beauty and quiet of the African bushveld.
                                                                                              kelvIN
                                                                                                                                  7981




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                • Relaxing and safe environment                                                                 untamed tropical paradise.
                  Nestled under a canopy of trees, just 50 kms                                                                                                                                     including fireplaces and DSTV.                  www.thehomestead.co.za                                                                                For further details
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tel/Fax: (034) 642 1925                                                                 We also cater for: conferences,
                                                                                                                                   THE OLD TRAnSvAAL Inn                                                                                                                                                                                        Tel: 031 312 8808 or 083 355 6943




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         8345
                  from Pretoria, lies our charming lodge. Spacious                                                                                                                            Phone: 036 468 1133 or 082 449 0502        8593
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Weddings, Functions, Banquetes.
                                                                            35 OLDEnSWAY GUESTHOUSE                                                                                                                                                                                                 Email: foy@pennyf.co.za
                  and beautifully appointed catered chalets and                                                                         Best rates in town from R125 per                          Email: info@witsend.co.za                                                                                                                                                                    reservations: 035 590 1082
                  self-catering family cottages. Explore the bush,
                                                                       50-year-old family house in Kelvin. Close
                                                                       to Sandton & Rivonia. Easy access to all                       person per night sharing. Luxury units                    Website: www.witsend.co.za                              CEnTRAL DRAKEnSBERG
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  website: www.pennyf.co za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sOuTh COAsT / MArgATe                       email: seasands@saol.com
                          go birding, simply relax by the pool.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    www.seasands.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 hIllCresT/AssAgAy
                                                                                                                                                                                             8336
                                                                       major freeways and JI Airport. Luxury                           with fireplaces also offered. Close to                                                                           InFORMATIOn CEnTRE                                                                       FREE SPIRIT HOLIDAY HOME
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         8347

                  See our website for more information on our                                                                                 Dullstroom trout dams.
                                                                             cottages. Catered and S/C.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pets welcome
                                       Bush Breaks
                    Tel: 012 735 9900 / Fax: 0866 966 448 Email:           Georges Tel/Fax: 011 802 1551                                     Tel/Fax: 013 254 0222                              TrANquiLLiTY FArm                          Tel: 036 488 1207
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           cdta@futurenet.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fax: 036 488 1846
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  www.cdic.co.za                        umSiNi                              Prime position, overlooking Margate’s                           TugelA
                                                                                                                                               Cell: 082 454 9137                                   Affordable, luxury accommodation                                                                                                        Blue Flag beach. Breathtaking
                                                                                Cell: 082 551 1939
                                info@wagondrift.co.za                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          self-Catering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tugela River Lodge
                                                                                                                                 8331

                                                                            Email: gbaikoff@iafrica.com                                                                                                 in the central Drakensberg                                                                                                          panoramic seaviews. 3 Beds /3 baths
                                www.wagondrift.co.za                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Peaceful, country atmosphere.
                8322
                                                                      8327
                                                                                                                                                                                               Lovely, private, self-catering cottages                     FrEE                                                                             sleeps 1-11, fully equipped, security
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Secure parking, fully equipped.                       system, secure garden. Swimming
                                 fOurwAys                                                    preTOrIA                                                                                          offering beautiful mountain views,
                                                                                                                                                                                               cosy log fires, DSTV and braai                    drakensberg booking                          Tel Chris: 082 925 9025                               pool. Lock-up garage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Contact Sue: 011 485 4230 / 083 680 7930




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         8377
                                                                             ELY’S BED AnD BREAKFAST                                                                                           facilities. Enjoy scenic riverside                      S E rv i C E                             Email: har@wol.co.za                                                                                             Self-catering
                            FOUR SEASOnS                                En-suite bedrooms off a tranquil                                                                                       walks, picnics at the dam, peace and                                                  8341
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  bush camp,
                  Lovely self-catering cottages within
                                                                        garden. Fridge, kettle, separate                                                                                          tranquillity - the ideal getaway.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tel: 036 448 1557 / 448 2455                                                                         sOuTh sANDs / sCOTTburgh
                  secure country estate.
                             Reasonable rates.                          entrances. Secure parking. CSIR,                                                                                              Tel/Fax: 031 701 1037 or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            www.drakensberg.org.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         8611
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           hOwICk                                                                                             sleeps minimum 5,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              maximum 18. Ideal
                     Tel: 011 460 1948/083 420 7779                               Botanical Gardens.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Right on the beach. Stunning breaker                              retreat from the city!
                                                                                                                                                                                                              082 442 2375                                                                         PENNY’S B&B
                            FAx: 011 460 1473                            Helena: 012 804 2949 / 082 214 5921                                                                                        Email: stay@tranquillityfarm.co.za                 DurbAN NOrTh                       Charming thatch cottage set in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           views. Private new complex. Beautiful
                                                                     8329




                8323                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       fully-fitted + aircon, 3 lux. duplex sleeps
                                                                                                                                                                                                      www.tranquillityfarm.co.za                                                       tranquil surrounds. Excellent service               6+. Offers private beach & private braai
                             jOhANNesburg                                           MpuMAlANgA                                                                                        8169
                                                                                                                                                                                             8337                                                    THE GRAnGE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                THE COUnTRY HOUSE In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and warm hospitality. “The best little                    on balcony. Reasonable rates.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   B&B in town.”                               Contact Sharyn 082 902 4088
                              ABIGAIL’S B&B                                                                                      MArlOTh pArk / kruger bOrDer                                               DrAkeNsberg                                TOWn                                                                                           Brent 082 901 9762
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Contact Nicky 082 569 9198
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                green@futurenet.co.za
                                                                                         DullsTrOOM                                                                                                                                       8 Luxury en-suite rooms in Durban
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Tel:033 330 3782 Cell: 082 564 3144
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: pshaw@mweb.co.za                            Email: sharyn@southsands.co.za             8432 www.tugelariverlodge.co.za

                Historic guesthouse in Parkview                                                                                    Lovely cottage in the bushveld.                                                                                                                                                                        8346



                offers Champagne accommodation at                           DULLSTROOM RESERvATIOnS                                Sleeps 4-6. On Crocodile River.                                     discover                           Nor th mansion. Fabulous ocean                 Website: http//howick.kzn.org.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sOuTherN DrAkeNsberg
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          views from penthouse lounge/pub/                   www.pennysBandB.com
                Lemonade prices. S/C facs. Private and                                         Est. 1997
                                                                                                                                   Beautiful walks with game and bird                                 geluksburg                          conference room. Five-star breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     8594


                secure parking. AA highly rec. Close to                                                                            viewing. 15 Mins from Crocodile
                             all amenities.                                     Central Information and                            Bridge Gate. From R450 per day                               Off the beaten track, yet within          on patio overlooking garden and pool.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Rate from R300 pp sharing B&B.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            IxOpO
                        Tel/Fax: 011 646 4071                                  Reservations office for over                                    for cottage.                                     easy reach of the northern and
                         www.abigails.co.za                                     90 establishments in and                                                                                        Central Berg and the Battlefields.                  Tel: 031 563 6826 Linda                          STAInTOn B&B
                8324

                                                                                     around Dullstroom.
                                                                                                                                            neville tel: 011 640 6427
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      www.agrange.com                  Comfortable, spacious, self-contained                                                                     GUEST HOUSE
                                                                                                                                              Cell: 082 926 6692                              marmalade cottage                          8340                                          garden cottage on beautiful dair y
                        GRAnnY’S HOUSE B&B                                       Call us for self-catering,
                                                                                                                                 8333

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       farm. B&B accredited. Conveniently
                 Set in Oaklands, this lovely old 1908                                                                                                                                               Luxury, serviced, self-catering
                                                                                   guesthouse or luxury                                                                                                                                                                                situated on R56 en route to the
                   farmhouse is close to Rosebank                                                                                                                                                      holiday accommodation.                                                          Wild Coast and the Cape. Pool,
                  and Sandton City. Great hospitality.
                                                                                accommodation options.                               ADVERTISE YOUR PRODUCT IN                                                                                   For classified rates                  scenic walks, abundant birdlife, ideal

                                                                                                                                             COuNTry MArkeT
                                                                                    Open 7 days a week.                                                                                          tel: 036 448 1803                                visit our website                       stopover in tranquil surroundings.
                 Attractive tariff. Your hosts are Dave
                                                                                      Tel: 013 254 0254                                                                                          cell: 072 242 3037                                                                               Tel: 039 834 1223                                                                         Bonnie and Chris Auret
                          and Marilyn Nunn.                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.countrylife.co.za                                                                                                            Tel/Fax: (039) 727-2963 Cell: (083) 512- 6878
                    Give us a ring, we’ll tell you more.                     Email: reservations@dullstroom.biz                                     ON PAGE127                                email: prooke@yebo.co.za                                                                           Fax: 039 834 1162
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Email: rfoster@futurenet.co.za                                                                       www.manora.co.za
                                                                              Website: www.dullstroom.biz                                                                                    www.marmaladecottage.co.za                                                                                                                                                                  email: bonnieauret@telkomsa.net
                             Tel: 011 728 2879                                                                                                                                               8339
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             http://stainton.weebly.com
                8325                                                 8330                                                                                                                                                                                                            8342




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                COuNTry MArkeT
                                uMDlOTI                                      uvONgO                             FrANCe – DOrDOgNe




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 COuNTry MArkeT
                                                                                                                                                  2009 ADverTIsINg rATes                TALE VAN MY HART
ACCOMMODATION

                                                                                                                                                                                  German and French tourist’s love
                 South Beach Rd – on beachfront.               This two bedroom, two bathroom
                 Beautiful house, sleeps 8. Self-catering.     flat with stunning seaviews sleeps
                                                                                                                                                     R90.18 + R102.80             South Africa. Learn German and
                                                                                                                                                                                  French now, thanks to our audio           SPECIALIST
                                                               maximum four people. Fully equipped                                                     PER CM/Col                 courses on CD including handbook
                 Fully equipped. Fully serviced.
                           Phone: 083 948 3582                 with satellite TV and walking distance                                             blACK & WhITE         RATE           in English and Afrikaans.           LODGE TENT
                8595
                                                               to St Michael’s beach.                                                                                                     R1 200 per course
                               uMhlANgA                         Contact: linda at 073 167 5871or
                                                                                                                                                  30 x 45MM      R 297.63               Contact: 079 612 5263            MANUFACTURERS
                                                                                                                                                  50 x 45MM      R 496.05
                                                                          083 447 6801
                                                                   Email: letlab@mweb.co.za                                                       60 x 45MM      R 595.26
                        boRDER uMhlAngA                                                                   Charming medieval beamed cottage
                         holIDAY housE
                                                             8352
                                                                                                                                                  60 x 92MM      R 1 190.53
                                                                                                          in fairytale village of DOMME (top
                                                                    INTerNATIONAl
                         (PETs WElCoME)
                                                                                                          5 most beautiful French villages).      R168.86 + VAT R192.500
                  Fully equipped. Sleeps 8. Interrupted
                    seaviews, trampoline, pool. 6 Km                                                      Renovated with all mod cons. Two          PER CM/Col Full
                                                                                                          en-suite bedrooms, lounge with
                             from Umhlanga.
                  Tel/Fax: 011 849 0187 / 082 900 8637
                                                                             lesOThO                      fireplace, dining room, kitchen and            ColouR
                8349




                                                                                                          laundry. Terrace for alfresco meals.    50 x 45MM      R 844.30

                               uNDerberg                            TRADIng PosT guEsT
                                                                    housE + ADVEnTuREs
                                                                                                          Heart of the Dordogne – village
                                                                                                          markets, fine restaurants, sight see-
                                                                                                                                                  60 x 45MM      R 1 013.16
                                                                                                                                                  60 x 92MM      R 2 026.32
                                                                Roma + Ramabanta – Lesotho.               ing and more. Sleeps 4.
                         sTonEyHall FarM
                                                              Venture to Lesotho for scenic                        brochure on request.
                                                              beauty, pony treks, birding, hiking and                                                     ouR REPs:

                   Luxury self-catering accommodation
                                                              4 x 4ing. Stay in our comfor table
                                                              en-suite rooms and enjoy tasty meals.
                                                                                                          www.think-blue-sky.com
                                                                                                          Tel houston 082 390 6065
                                                                                                          082 784 4482
                                                                                                                                                       louIsE MAXWEll
                                                                                                                                                    louisem@dbn.caxton.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Bushcamp Under African Skies
                   on a working farm in Underberg.            Self-catering is also available.
                                                                                                                                                        TEl: 031 910 5703
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Luxury                                                   Lodge Tents
                   Breathtaking views, stocked trout dams,          Email: tradingpost@leo.co.ls          Ihouston@storm.co.za
                   abundant bird life. Romantic getaway            Tel: Ashley + Jennifer Thorn         7852
                                                                                                                                                        FAX: 086677 8715                                                                             “oasis”
                   for 2 or big family reunions.                    (00) +266 223 40267 (ah)                                                              KobIE VEnTER
                                                                          266 223 40630
                                                                                                         prOperTy DevelOpMeNTs
                    Tel: 033 701 1883 / 072 447 4340                                                                                                 kobiev@dbn.caxton.co.za                                              MANUFACTURERS OF REAL CANVAS TENTAGE
                                                                        Cell: 082 773 2180
                           www.stoneyhall.co.za                       www.tradingpost.co.za                                                             TEl: 031 910 5718
                8350
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                                                             8353                                                                                        FAX: 086679 4016
                        X.l. FARM CoTTAgEs
                                                                          MOzAMbIque
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          HEAD OFFICE & FACTORY: 21 Bisset rd, Jet Park, Boksburg

                   Fully equipped, self-catering cottages                                                                                                                                 Cob buIlDIng                    Email: tentco@worldonline.co.za Tel: +27 (0) 11 397 6451/2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fax: +27 (0) 11 397 6421 gPs: s 026° 10,516´ E 028° 13,468´                 onli
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                   and B&B accommodation, on a                       For info and reservations                                                                                                                            GEORGE FACTORY:Tel: +27 (0) 44 875 8228 Fax: +27 (0) 44 875 8347          te
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 At
                   working farm in the Drakensberg.              on private beach houses, resorts,                                                                              5-day building course in earthen /
                   ✿ Log Fires         ✿ Beautiful Scenery      self-catering and selfdrive options.
                                                                MoZAMbIQuE ConnECTIon                                                                                           cob material. Covers soil testing,                  ArTs & CrAFTs                                      prOperTy
                   ✿ Trout Fishing ✿ Walking
                                                                        +27 011 803 4185                             INTERNATIONAL HOME EXCHANGE                                foundations, cobbing, plastering,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 arTs & craFTs                                    Hot Property
                   ✿ Tennis Court ✿ Swimming Pool
                                                                      www.mozcon.com for                                                                                        setting of windows and doors plus a      Uniquely crafted highly popular
                   ✿ Horse riding nearby                                                                                    Home exchange holidays worldwide                                                                                                                     By Peter Muller
                                                                         rates, info & pic’s                                                                                       comprehensive builder’s manual.       padded hand painted jackets. Suitable
                   ✿ Arts and Crafts for sale                         Email: res@mozcon.com                      Tel: (021) 762 2274 email: avril@homelinksouthafrica.com                                                                                                 A best-selling fiction novel about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         for all tourist boutiques, country shops,
                             Tel: 033 701 1807                     Email: chantal@mozcon.com                      website: http://www.homelinksouthafrica.com                    Email: mark@cobbuildingschool.co.za                                                      the exciting world of estate agents
                                                                                                         8599                                                                                                            arts and crafts shops, flea marketeers,
                 8351                                        8354
                                                                                                                                                                                     www.cobbuildingschool.co.za         farm stalls and retail outlets. Bulk             selling proper ty in Cape Town’s




                COuNTry spAs
                                                                                                                                                                                         Mark: 082 588 6852                 oders R100 each plus transport.               exclusive Atlantic Coast suburbs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          from the V&A Waterfront to
                                                                                                                                                                                8278

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For more details contact:
                                                                                                                                                                                                 FlOwers                           sabine 082 686 3578                    sunblessed Clifton. Read about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          what really happens behind those
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “FoR sAlE” and “solD” signs.
                                                                                                                                                                                           clivias                                                                                Price R120.00 includes
                                                                                                                                                         www.healthspas.co.za             glorious                                                                                    delivery in sA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Available directly from the              ouR REPs:
                                                                                                                                                                                           clivias                                                                             publisher at 021 5567 657
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               or order on the internet at
                                                                                                                                                                                From south african clivia Plantation:                                                                                                louIsE MAXWEll




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8616
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                mwpmuller@mweb.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                    Indigenous, robust, shade loving.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Yellow strains from R15 to R65,                                                                                               louisem@dbn.caxton.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                         orange R1.50, R6, R10.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Delivery anywhere.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 peTs                                TEl: 031 910 5703

                                                                                                                                                                                       call: robin Holmes 082 955 5433                                                  Anatolian Shepherd                           FAX: 086677 8715

                                                                                                                                                                                8277
                                                                                                                                                                                           saclivia@vodamail.co.za                                                      Puppies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       KobIE VEnTER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Fully innoculated.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  kobiev@dbn.caxton.co.za
                                                                                                                                                                                           TO ADverTIse                                                                      Raised in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     TEl: 031 910 5718
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            supportive
                                                                                                                                                                                   In THIS SPACE                                                                           environment                               FAX: 086679 4016
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        012 207 1540 / 082 774 3391
                                                                                                                                                                                         CONTACT Our reps                 8276                                          Email: heidi@absamail.co.za
                 8334                                                                                                               8610




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