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5 Incredible Easter Weekend Getaways for You and Your Fur Babies.

If you’re looking for the purfect Easter weekend getaway with your fur baby, you’re in luck! You and your furry friend can enjoy plenty of pet-friendly options. Here are some ideas for a fun and relaxing Easter weekend trip.

 1  The Oyster Box (Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal)

The Oyster Box Hotel

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One of South Africa’s most renowned hotels, The Oyster Box, is located on the Umhlanga coastline in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. Small- to medium-sized dogs and cats are welcome at The Oyster Box’s premium villas, which follow the five-star hotel’s pet-friendly policy. The hotel restaurant offers wonderful meals, and most importantly, your pet will also have access to a menu. Yes, even cats and dogs can enjoy a little luxury! Just ensure your pet is never left alone walking around the hotel. Make sure to enquire with the reservations team before booking. Get more details about The Oyster Box here.

 2  The Kingfisher Country Cottages and Trout Lodge (eNtokozweni, Mpumalanga)

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Kingfisher Country Cottages and Trout Lodge provide a harmonious blend of elegance, comfort, simplicity, and relaxation in addition to pet-friendly accommodations.  The accommodation is two and a half hours away from Pretoria or Johannesburg.  The lodge features picnic areas and swimming pools beneath a 100-meter waterfall.  The cabins at the Lodge provide breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, pine trees, and valley. Dinner and breakfast are served to all visitors, and the cottages are thoroughly cleaned daily. Every apartment has a terrace with a fireplace and braai equipment for a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Find out more about The Kingfisher Country Cottages here.

 3  Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort (Drakensburg, KwaZulu-Natal)


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One of KZN’s top pet-friendly accommodations , Dragon Peaks Mountain Resort is a gorgeous getaway.   The resort is located in KwaZulu-Champagne Natal’s Valley amid the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains. The lodging is next to the prominent Ukahlamba National Heritage Park, renowned for its geopolitical and cultural significance and for having some of South Africa’s best hiking routes. You and your dog are welcome on a caravan, camping sites and some units. There is a limit of two dogs per visitor, and your dog needs to behave himself. At the resort, remember to pick up after your dog as well. Click here to learn more about the property.

 4  Home Suites Sea Point (Cape Town, Western Cape)

Home Suites Sea Point

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Home Suites Sea Point has pet-friendly lifestyle suites located in the heart of Sea Point’s social scene, close to upscale restaurants, the promenade, the V&A Waterfront, and the commotion of the city’s central business district. Their cosy rooftop common area is great for working, relaxing, socialising, cooling off, and enjoying delectable takeaway. Because there are so many places to hang out with your furry buddy and pet-friendly activities and restaurants nearby, Home Suites Sea Point is the purfect pet-friendly Easter weekend getaway. And don’t worry about packing a doggie bed and food bowl; they have you covered. Put your dog on a lead and explore the concrete and grassy promenade at Sea Point. Get a coffee from Jarryds Espresso Bar + Restaurant and immerse yourself in local culture. Find out more about the accommodation here.

 5  Saamrus Guest Farm (Magaliesburg Gauteng)

Outside seating area at a cottage at Saamrus Guest Farm pet-friendly accommodation in Magaliesburg

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Saamrus Guest Farm, situated in a wooded valley between a tranquil stream and the historic Magaliesberg Mountains’ foothills, is a lovely pet-friendly getaway in Magaliesberg. They provide cosy, self-catering farmhouses with 500 hectares of untainted nature, abundant birdlife, and free walking space. While out on a stroll, dogs can roam freely, although having a leash with you is preferable. Territorial dogs should be controlled by a lead when wandering about Saamrus. In addition to the more than a kilometre of lush riverside walks, you and your dog(s) will get plenty of fun and exercise from the bush and veld hikes. Find out more about the accommodation here.  No matter where you decide to go for your Easter weekend getaway, research beforehand to ensure your chosen accommodation and activities are pet-friendly. And remember to pack all of the necessary items for your pet, such as food, water, bedding, toys, and any necessary medication. With careful planning, you and your furry friend can enjoy a wonderful, relaxing Easter weekend together. Looking for more pet-friendly accommodations, find them here, and if you are looking for pet-friendly things in Johannesburg, read this post.




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