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10 Cape Town Escapes where you don’t need to worry about water

Everyone loves Cape Town – One of the world’s most beautiful and affordable cities.

Winner of dozens of international awards such as:

  • Voted Best City by The Telegraph UK’s readers, third year in a row
  • Number two on National Geographic’s top 10 list of best beach cities in the world
  • Number one food city in the world in Condé Nast’s Reader’s Choice
  • Number one city in Africa for business tourism
  • Golf Destination of the Year, 2017
  • Luxury City Destination of the Year 2016
  • Number 1 in Agoda’s Top Global Destinations list
  • The Most Beautiful City in the World by Buzzfeed
  • Top 10 Wine Destination by Flipkey
  • Second Best Value Destination in the World by Tripadvisor

And then we have the Cape Town drought!

But fear not incoming tourists, because South Africans have an ability to rise to every challenge. Establishments across Cape Town are already implementing some unique solutions, so that you can enjoy this wonderful city, without having to worry where the next bottle of water is coming from.

So here is a list of just 10 Cape Town Escapes where you don’t need to worry about water.


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The Macufe Festival 2017


The Macufe Festival is a nine-day Mangaung African Cultural Festival, showcasing the best African and international talent. In 2017, the much anticipated event will be taking place from 30 September – 8 October 2017 at various locations around the beautiful area of Bloemfontein. This amazing festival has grown to be one of the biggest, most culturally balanced showcases of African Arts and Culture in the world.


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Top 10 Pet Friendly Establishments in the Northern Cape

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Some find it very difficult planning family getaways when our four legged family members are involved! We would love to have our furry bundles of joy with us all the time, let them stretch their legs in open fields and join you on a mountain hike, but planning a holiday can become difficult as most hotels don’t allow you to bring your pets. Not to worry though as Sleeping-OUT has you covered, for those visiting the beautiful and majestic Northern Cape this year, we have listed, based on their guest satisfaction rating, the Top 10 Guest houses that are pet friendly in the Northern Cape, to help you make more memories with your pet companion.


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Top 10 Guesthouses that offer Babysitting and Room Service in Gauteng

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Since ancient times women have been known as the head of the household, they make sure everything runs smoothly. However, with more and more women stepping out and taking on more dominant roles, equalling that of men, it’s time for men to step up at home too. To help you kick off this initiative, and to help you gentlemen truly celebrate your women, give the mothers a break, or for the strong independent women out there who needs sometime to themselves, we have listed a few places that will help give them (and you) a much needed break. We have listed the Top 10 Guest Houses in Gauteng on Sleeping-OUT that offer both Babysitting and Room Service options, (based on guest reviews) to help ensure that you and your ladies don’t lift a finger!


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Top 10 Guesthouses with Spas in the Western Cape

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Sometimes, for those with a stressful life, a weekend away is just simply not enough, but what better way to de-stress than going to the Spa? Slip into a warm, bubbling Jacuzzi or relax with a luxurious full body massage, which should be a must on any weekend away. To help you find your perfect place of peace, we have listed the Top 10 establishments on Sleeping-OUT, based on their guest satisfaction rating, that operates as a guesthouse AND spa, for those wanting the full package….. Rest and Relaxation!


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Why Pay for Accommodation when you can Stay For Free?

Free Accommodation South Africa

Why pay for accommodation when you can stay for free? Here are three facts you need to know to get Free Accommodation in South Africa.


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How to Spend a Weekend in Kalk Bay

Kalk Bay Harbour - Kalk Bay

Nestled along the coast of False Bay, in the shadow of Boyes Drive, lies the small fishing village of Kalk Bay. This historic harbour village has become the centre of art, bric-a-brac shops and excellent restaurants.


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5 Exquisite Destinations for a Winter Holiday

Cape_3With Winter fast approaching, most of us are already pulling out our thick jackets and Winter wellies, and stocking up on red wine and entire seasons of our favourite TV series. Instead of hiberating indoors, why not pack the car and explore some of South Africa’s most beautiful destinations. We’ve picked 5 fabulous spots to get you started!


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Sutherland: A winter wonderland in the Karoo

The Karoo town of Sutherland is best known for two things, starry skies and snow. Situated in the heart of the Roggeveld region, almost 120 kilometres from Matjiesfontein and 4.5 hours drive from Cape Town, it is the perfect place to experience a ‘real winter’ in sunny South Africa.

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Cosy Winter fireplaces

Winter is officially here!

There is nothing like a crackling fire to warm up a freezing cold Winter evening. If you are planning a Winter getaway, check out these establishments with in-house fireplaces to keep you warm and cosy:

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