A summers day at Villa Augusta, Riebeek Kasteel

Spur of the moment getaways are the best! We woke up on Monday morning in Cape Town and it was over cast and windy. So we decided to pack our bags and head to Riebeek Kasteel for the night. After a little bit of searching on the internet we came across Villa Augusta, a self […]

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Romantic weekend in Platbos Forest

Platbos Forest

Looking for a romantic cabin in the woods, off the grid, where the only noises you will hear is that of chirping birds? Then look no further than Platbos Forest! We have just returned from the most relaxing, rejuvenating weekend in an indigenous Milkwood forest. The Platbos Forest is situated at the foot of Africa, […]

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Escape to Die Laaitjie for a little piece of heaven

Die Laaitjie

The perfect place for a weekend of peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of city living. Only 2 hours drive from Cape Town, Die Laaitjie is set between the mountains in a valley with a river flowing through it, gorgeous views in all directions, country living and very limited cellphone reception (which […]

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Our visit to the elegant yet rustic Hawksmoor House

Hawksmoor House

A quick 25 minutes drive from Cape Town, Hawksmoor House is the perfect couples retreat. We checked in here on a Thursday afternoon for a night of relaxation, peace and quiet and that’s exactly what we got. Hawksmoor House is part of the Lion Roars hotel group and is located on a magnificent wine farm […]

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