[above image source: Mike Eloff]
If you haven’t already started working on catching some proper summer rays we have news for you – best get moving on that shizz right now, it’s heating up around these here parts.
Now if you happen to live in the Western Cape you may have your favourite getaway spots sorted, but it always pays to consider your options. With that in mind let’s look at five budget-friendly summer beach breaks from this neck of the woods and see if we can’t score you an extra weekend away over the silly season.
The lodge is an unusually artistic and unique guest house situated midway between the town centre and the beautiful white beaches of Hermanus. Abalone Lodge is easily accessible from the main road, and thanks to the well-known scenic cliff path to the front, is a unique whale watching spot.
Each room is individually appointed with original South African art and décor, and features a private balcony or patio.
Plett River Lodge is a stunning guest house situated on the banks of the Bitou River. It is a mere 5 km from Plettenberg Bay and it is one of the top holiday destinations on the beautiful Garden Route. Set within private tree-lined gardens with unobstructed river frontage, Plett River Lodge offers luxury accommodation for discerning guests who want a relaxed holiday.
Far Horizons offers spacious and luxury accommodation in a relaxed, home-away-from-home atmosphere that’s the perfect space to put your feet up, relax and enjoy the most beautiful sunsets or a dip in the pool after a day of exploration.
Talk about location, you’re just 10 minutes from Cape Town and the V&A Waterfront and a 10-minute stroll to Camps Bay Beach.
Surfers Corner overlooks the popular surfing spot in Muizenberg, promising laid-back living and identified by the multi-cultural mix of people and its carefree beach lifestyle.
This beachside accommodation offers a little bit of luxury for less and assures a dreamy stay. The apartments are all beautifully furnished and have open-plan lounges, dining rooms and fully equipped kitchens.
Stunning Simonstown Apartment is perched on the mountainside with spectacular views over False Bay.
Simon’s Town has many great attractions nearby, including the well-known Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, the exciting Boulders Beach with its penguins and the stunning Miller’s Point.
See that, no need to shell out all that money when there are such well-priced alternatives out there. May we suggest you spend those savings on some fresh seafood and fantastic wines – after all what’s a holiday to the beach without either?
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