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A stay like none: retro rondavels

There are few accommodation options more authentically African than the rondavel. No frills, just charm. A night in one of these traditional circular cottages, topped with thatch or sheets of corrugated iron, conjurs up dreams of yesteryear — along with one of the most unique and affordable nights you could imagine in South Africa’s wild places.

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Camping along the water’s edge

Being mesmerised by the flames of the campfire under a star-filled sky is indeed special. But the night becomes magical when you add the trickling sound of a river or the reflection of the moon on a still dam.

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