There is no need to break the bank when planning a holiday in South Africa this Easter. We show you how to enjoy some of South Africa's best kept little secrets. Find golden beaches or go quad biking. There is affordable family fun for the entire family.
Pack the kids, the sunblock, and natural mosquito repellent. A road trip is the "funnest" way to explore this beautiful land. Cost-effective seaside spots are a dime a dozen. You need to know where to look for truly wonderful budget-friendly seaside spots.
There are many beach towns in South Africa worth unpacking, from Pennington on the South Coast of Natal to Hamburg in the Eastern Cape. There are so many that choosing only 8 is an arduous task.
Everyone loves a beach holiday. It's even better if you don't have to share it with hordes of visitors. Plan your trip today and for your family. It is time to unpack South Africa's seaside prize jewels.
We find Hamburg in the Eastern Cape at the mouth of the Keiskamma River. This tiny hamlet boasts having only 100 inhabitants. You will find it tucked between East London and Port Alfred.
Hamburg is only 3km from the Keiskamma River mouth. They named Hamburg after the city of Hamburg in Germany. Members of the British-German Legion established the village after the Crimean War in 1857.
This sleepy little spot is a mere stone's throw from East London and is a backpacker's delight. Find affordable options by booking self-catering accommodation. There are plenty of camping sites to choose from. Discover the joys of canoeing, hiking trails, fishing, and relaxing.
Strandfontein is a tiny coastal village on the West Coast, 280 kms from Cape Town. Strandfontein has a population of 431 residents in 92 households. It is only 7km from Doringbaai. Strandfontein is a popular camping and caravanning spot overlooking the ocean.
Mtunzini is 140km north of Durban. This coastal town is close to the Umlalazi Nature Reserve. It boasts beautiful warm waters, lagoons, sandy beaches, and golden dunes. The town is a conservancy with strict conservation laws.
The entire area is a paradise for ornithologists. It is home to the rare palm-nut vulture. Other bird species unique to the area are the African finfoot and African cuckoo hawk. These vultures nest in the raffia palms planted close to the railway line.
Take a walk along the wooden boardwalk through the forest to get a closer look. The Mtunzini Birding Weekend takes place during June and July and is an annual event.
Pennington is an ideal spot on the South Coast of Natal. It is a lush tropical slice of paradise about 70km from Durban.
Pennington's beach boasts Blue Flag status, offering safe swimming. This means that lifeguards are present during the high season. Golfers will enjoy a couple of rounds at Umdoni Park or Selborne Golf Course.
Nature's Valley is a small holiday village on South Africa's Garden Route. Find this little hamlet at the foothills of the Tsitsikamma Mountains. Nature's Valley has dense forests, mountains, and cliffs. It has a rugged coastline, sandy beaches, rivers, waterfalls, and lagoons.
Discover Pringle Bay, close to the world-famous "Hangklip". Pringle Bay is a little coastal hamlet in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, South Africa. You will find Pringle Bay opposite False Bay from Cape Point.
The gorgeous surroundings are the perfect spot for a rejuvenating holiday. Enjoy the green slopes that dip right into the ocean. The white stretches of secluded beaches of Pringle Bay are some of the best South Africa offers.
Pringle Bay forms part of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. UNESCO has declared this a heritage site.
Morgan Bay boasts an unspoilt holiday experience. Find this beautiful spot between sea cliffs, lagoons, and natural bush. The town borders the Wild Coast. For peace and quiet, Morgan Bay is the perfect location.
Be sure to pack your Mozzie Patches to prevent nasty bites when travelling to this untamed spot!
Vermont is a small seaside town in the Western Cape, South Africa. It is close to Hermanus and adjoins Onrusrivier. The beaches at Vermont comprise a series of tidal pools and rocks.
Choose from the town's many good accommodation options. One of these is well-priced Green Dolphin Backpackers.
Book your seaside spot today. Find cost-effective accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, mountain biking, water sports, and horse riding. Or find holiday resorts in Southern Africa with cycling trails and blue flag beaches.
Enjoy budget-friendly seaside spots this Easter. Make it a mosquito-free experience. Mozzie Mosquito Repellent Patches make holidays fun and bite-free. Shop yours now and enjoy the great outdoors.