THE QUIRKIEST PLACES TO STAY IN SOUTH AFRICA!
When searching for the right accommodation, sometimes you want more than just a bed to sleep in and hot shower. Sometimes you want a unique experience. Something different. That's why we've made a list of the quirkiest places to stay in South Africa. So, if you're keen to change things up from your regular bed and breakfast, take a look at these places below:
Sleep in the caves at Kagga Kamma in Cederberg
Live like the Flintstones for a few nights in one of Kagga Kamma's luxurious and eco-friendly cave-dwellings. Or if you're really looking to get in touch with nature, why not try one of their magnificent, open-air rooms.
The Turbine Boutique
Situated on Thesen Island in Knysna, is the picturesque turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa. You wouldn't ever believe that this 5-star location was once a power station, which has been converted. The site is a living testimony of its past and the generator turbines and boilers have been restored to their former glory and have become part of the architecture and décor.
Live a fairytale at Flycatcher Castle.
Situated on the outskirts of Graskop in Mpumalanga is a real-life fairytale castle that you can call home for a few days. Live like kings and queens in one of their luxurious suites and enjoy the magnificent art and sculptures as you tour the castle.
Open for a night in an ox wagon?
Live life like a travelling pioneer and stay in an original, old school ox wagon. Located in Hartbeespoort Dam, Die Ring Ox wagon Lodge has fully restored several old ox wagons, which make for super cosy rooms. It's also an ideal place to host weddings, conferences, reunions or any celebration.
Live the high life in a tree house.
Situated on the beautiful Garden Route is Ballots Tree House, where your accommodation rests on the branches of mighty oak trees. So, if you can get past your fear of being high up, you'll be rewarded with the most spectacular views of the ocean. Not to mention the gorgeous wooden exterior.