7 Local spots for a Father's Day Breakaway

1 June 2018

Ditch the socks and ties this Father’s Day and treat your dad to an awesome weekend breakaway instead. Why not treat dad to a weekend hanging out with your pops. Take a look at these fantastic deals for some destination inspiration.

Sample wine in Stellenbosch

Swirl, sniff and sip your way through the lush winelands of Stellenbosch at Spier Hotel. This stylish 4-star accommodation spoils you with delicious dining, awesome outdoor activities and lazy afternoons. Take a segway tour through the vineyards. Dare your dad to an exciting eagle encounter. Go hiking or biking in the nearby nature reserve. And so much more!

Get your golf on at Fairmont Zimbali

The 5-star Fairmont Zimbali Resort lives up to its name as the most luxurious address on the North Coast of Durban. Set in a tranquil coastal forest, this is the perfect place to chill out with dad, play a few rounds of golf on the championship course, take a 5-minute stroll to the beach or just shoot the breeze over a few ice-cold beers.

Relaxation along the Garden Route

Located on the world-famous Garden Route, this 4-star luxury hotel is great for guys that love the outdoors. Explore the surrounding beaches, forests, lakes and ocean. Check out the Outeniqua Transport Museum. Take a tour of Mitchel’s Brewery. Spot some whales off the coast. And go fishing or cruising at the Knysna Waterfront Quays. Best Father’s Day ever!

Spot Whales on the Coast

Set in the heart of vibey Hermanus, the Whale Coast All Suite Hotel is close to all the action, with wine tasting tours, whale spotting, great restaurants and tons of outdoor activities just minutes away. Go kayaking or cruising on the ocean. Head out into the mountains for some rugged biking or hiking. Spend lazy afternoons at the Old Harbour. Then head back to the hotel for a braai.

Fun by the seaside in sunny Durbs

It might be winter in the rest of SA, but tropical Durban never disappoints when it comes to warm weather, surf and outdoor fun. Choose from a range of awesome hotels located along the golden coast from north to south including Pavilion HotelThe Oyster Box HotelUrban Park Hotel & Spa, and Blue Marlin Hotel, close to all the top Durban highlights including, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Ushaka Marine World and more.

Live it up in Cape Town

Surrounded by the sea and iconic Table Mountain, the vibrant city of Cape Town needs no introduction. Stay at one of four exceptional hotels right in the heart of the Mother City with access to all of it's greatest highlights, including buzzing Long StreetGreenmarket Square, the famous V&A Waterfront, Camps Bay Beach, Lion's Head, and the beautiful west coast to name just a few. What more could you and your dad ask for!

Go wild in Kruger

For something a bit different, head out to Kruger National Park for a safari stay at Hamiltons Tented Camp. Super luxurious and wonderfully relaxing, it’s the perfect place to spoil your dad on a long-weekend getaway. Spot the Big 5, wander across suspended walkways between Jackalberry trees, watch the sun set over the bushveld and simply enjoy being in the great outdoors together.

Father's day is just around the corner, so be sure to book your weekend away today!