If you're looking for the perfect getaway to spoil that special someone than have a look at these 9 Romantic Stays near Joburg
Timamoon Lodge - Sabie, From R2600 per person
High up in the hills of the Sabie Valley is Timamoon, the most romantic hideaway on the planet. Influences from Morocco, Sahara and Zanzibar have inspired its unique style. Private thatched lodges are luxurious with mosquito-net draped beds, large fireplaces and private splash pools which overlook the Sabie River below.
Barberton Mountain Lodge - Barberton, From R410 per person
This private and exclusive retreat tucks itself away amongst the Makhonjwa Mountains up a 4.5 kilometres mountain pass gravel road. The surroundings offer an abundance of nature and natural beauty in a safe, tranquil and subtropical environment with awesome views over Barberton and the ancient Makhonjwa Mountains.
Kings Walden - Tzaneen, From R1030 per person
Kings Walden was born of great romantic spirit. It was here in the 1930’s that a beautiful young woman stood spellbound at the mountain views and said to the man beside her: “I never want to leave”. He was the owner of the land and the view. “Marry me”, he replied, “and you will never have to”. Many, many years later, on the night she died here, lightning struck the enormous blue gum tree at the viewpoint. It is still standing today, bone-white and dramatic, a symbol of Kings Walden Garden Manor’s magical romantic spirit and history.
Stirling Manor Boutique Guest House - Hartbeespoort, From R1150 per person
Stirling Manor provides an up-market European stay in the heart of South Africa. We provide a unique, exclusive sanctuary for today's traveller, be that business or leisure. Conveniently situated close to the Hartbeespoort yacht club, this boutique guest house boasts 7 highly individualized world-class suites.
Ngama Tented Safari Lodge - Hoedspruit, From R1290 per person
Ngama meaning 'place of the eagles' is a delightfully intimate, family run tented safari lodge, which offers a true African experience. Where guests fall asleep to the sounds of the bush and are pampered with the warm hearted service that embodies the soul of Africa.
Bushveld Terrace Hotel on Kruger - Phalaborwa, From R1050 per person
Bushveld Terrace Hotel has unrivalled luxury four star accommodation located a mere stone’s throw from the Kruger National Park. An oasis of calm and tranquillity in the hot surroundings of the majestic Limpopo province, Bushveld Terrace offers guests a cool and well-appointed escape in the African bush.
Kievits Kroon - Kameeldrift, From R935 per person
An award-winning country retreat, synonymous with style and elegance, Kievits Kroon is the perfect hideaway for romantic weekends away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The estate is a superb destination that strikes a harmonious balance between sensory indulgence and luxurious hospitality.
Raptor Retreat Game Lodge - Hoedspruit, From R1270 per person
Situated on the Parsons Nature Reserve in the Mopani region and forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. Raptors Retreat is an owner managed game lodge, offering luxurious accommodation and excellent service. They currently have two private lodges: the Elephant Lodge and the Buffalo Lodge. Each air-conditioned room has high thatched ceilings and a huge, built-in king-size bed as well as a large sliding door that opens onto a private deck with double recliners. The deck is nestled in amongst the trees giving you the feeling of being right in the thick of the bush.
La Provence d'Afrique - Magaliesburg, From R750 per person
La Provence is a unique concept of 7 French suites (set in the beautiful Magalies Valley on the berg river just below the infamous Mount Grace), built inside the beautiful old stone studio of well-known sculptor Charles Gotthard. This magnifique concept was born with the height of the studio in mind, creating enough space to build inside, with each suite running out on the little street in the middle, which creates the perfect opportunity for a street café.