This week starts off with 6 fantastic travel auctions closing tonight, 21 February 2022:

If you are planning a trip to Plett – the Bayview Hotel is a must-do.

Centrally located Plettenberg Bay Hotel, just a few minutes from the beach offering 36 en-suite rooms, an onsite restaurant and beauty salon.

The Bayview Hotel has breath-taking views of the Keurbooms River, Lookout Beach & Tsitsikamma mountains.

If you are the adventurous type and realise there is insane value to be had while at the same time enjoying simple luxury, then visit Rus in de Rust while contemplating the majesty of the Meiringspoort Pass or even considering Swartberg Pass.

If it is the mighty and serene Drakensberg you are keen to immerse yourself and your extended family in, our Alpine Heath holiday package has room for up to 6 guests. Well-appointed and in gorgeous surroundings, rekindle your love for the ‘Berg.

Marloth Park fans have a new addition in the form of Mugwenzi – self catering, big and well appointed, this is a family holiday package on auction on the southern doorstep of the incomparable Kruger National Park

The Shire Eco Lodge remains a favourite option for Bid On Travel, being pet friendly and utterly unique, your holiday through the Eastern Cape must incorporate this charming, self-catering eco lodge.

The elegant Baruch Guesthouse in Stellenbosch is a the connoisseur’s choice, replete with curated furniture and art. Don’t make your next visit to Stellenbosch be in a run of the mill spot when you have such cultural brilliance at your disposal.

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Bayview Hotel – Plettenberg Bay

Bayview Hotel – Plettenberg Bay

https://www.bayviewhotel.co.za/

Centrally located Plettenberg Bay Hotel, just a few minutes from the beach offering 36 en-suite rooms, an onsite restaurant and beauty salon.

The Bayview Hotel has breath-taking views of the Keurbooms River, Lookout Beach & Tsitsikamma mountains.

Only 800m from two blue flag status beaches, and all the banking facilities, boutiques, art galleries, shops, restaurants & nightlife that the town of Plettenberg Bay has to offer, right on your doorstep.

The hotel offers an on-site and independently-run restaurant, Adi’s Kitchen, as well as Face Facts beauty salon. A ‘Kiddies Corner’ for the little ones, with conference and meeting room facilities by arrangement.

Secure undercover off street parking as well as coach parking for tour groups. The Bayview Hotel team is happy to assist with recommendations on activities, such as ocean fishing & diving excursions, hiking, sailing, bird watching, bungy jumping, whale and dolphin watching, all in close proximity to the Hotel. We have partnered with many of the activity suppliers to offer you, our guest the best possible day trip rates.

𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: 3 nights’ accommodation for 2 people sharing on a Bed & Breakfast basis in a premium room. Includes 2x 30min massage vouchers
𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: Transport to and from the establishment, Lunches, Dinners & beverages. Any items of a personal nature.
𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐲: Valid until 31st August 2022; subject to availability.

𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞: R 5,850.00

Current high bid: R 3,000.00 Click here to join in the bidding fun

Rus in De Rust

Rus in De Rust

https://www.rusinderust.com/

Rus In De Rust is a beautiful heritage house built in the 1900’s that has been lovingly restored and beautifully furnished offering spacious accommodation for up to 4 guests (5th guest by arrangement).

De Rust is a picturesque village at the foot of the Swartberge Mountain range and at the entrance the world famous Meiringspoort. Rus In De Rust not only offers safe accommodation that is walking distance to the main road with its restaurants and coffee shops but also offers the tranquility and country “feel” you would expect from a quaint country village.

𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: 2 nights’ accommodation for 4 people on a Self-Catering basis. Includes Wi-Fi
𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: Transport to and from the establishment, all meals and beverages, cleaning fee of R250
𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐲: Valid until 14th July 2022; subject to availability.

𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞: R 2,500.00

Current high bid: R 1,000.00 Click here to join in the bidding fun

Alpine Heath Resort

Alpine Heath Resort

https://www.aha.co.za/alpine-heath-resort/

With Southern Africa’s highest mountain range as a backdrop, this award-winning four-star, self-catering mountain village is one of the country’s premier getaway destinations.

Ideally situated midway between Durban and Johannesburg, aha Alpine Heath Resort & Conference Centre gives families and nature-lovers the opportunity to explore their surroundings with luxury Drakensberg accommodation as a home base.

Yes, all 100 Deluxe Chalets are superbly equipped and offer breathtaking views of the Drakensberg mountains. Whether it’s for a day, a weekend or even longer, booking your stay at Alpine Heath promises an unforgettable time away!. If you don’t feel like cooking, head over to Gruyéres Restaurant or Pizza Inferno Pizzeria – their menus are known for delicious meals that cater to all tastes.

And in case you need groceries or trinkets to take home, pay the unique Village Market a visit!

Entertain the whole family with an abundance of on-site activities from hiking, horse rides and mountain biking to the kids zone that will keep the youngsters entertained for hours one end.

𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: Drakensberg, Kwa-Zulu Natal
𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: 2 nights for up to 6 people in a self-catering chalet.
𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: Transport to and from the establishment; All meals & beverages; items of a personal nature; Activities.
𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐲: Valid until 31st August 2022 (excluding public holidays and long weekends); Subject to availability

𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞: R 7,824.00

Current high bid: R 4,600.00 Click here to join in the bidding fun

Mugwenzi, Marloth Park

Kruger Kumba – Mugwenzi

https://www.krugerkumba.com/

Have you ever dreamed of a log cabin in the heart of the bushveld? Well, look no further!!!
Mugwenzi is one of those hard-to-find gems where you will be charmed by the peace and tranquility this nature sanctuary offers!!!
As an alternative to hotel accommodation, guest can enjoy the benefits of self-catering accommodation in a private home.

Our guests are accommodated in true safari style in a raised wooden cabin set amongst a vibrant and diverse array of plant and animal species. Soaring above the treetops of the Kruger Bushveld, Mugwenzi offers elevated decks and walkways which allow 360 views of the African savanna.
This spacious holiday home, with creature comforts and solitude can accommodate up to 6 guests and comprises of 3 air-conditioned bedrooms.

The main bedroom, which is situated on the third floor, opens onto a balcony with spectacular views of the park and contains a cozy queen-size bed as well as a quaint en-suite bathroom fitted with a shower. Both the second and third bedrooms are stylishly decorated and are equipped with plush double beds. All bedrooms open onto wooden decks overlooking the fauna and flora of Marloth Park.

The second bathroom, conveniently situated between the two guest rooms, is a shared bathroom consisting of a shower, a toilet, and a basin.
The kitchen is fully equipped and furnished with a fridge-freezer, stove, oven, microwave and a breakfast counter with stools.

The living area features air-conditioners, a flat screen TV, as well as a comfy lounge suite, and opens onto the thatched, rustic and charming African entertainment deck.

The entertainment deck boasts with an outdoor dining set, ideal for rejuvenation of body and soul.
The braai area and splash pool surrounded by wildlife are ideal for those hot summer days.
A single lock- up garage and covered parking for three vehicles will put your mind at ease.

Mugwenzi is conveniently situated in Marloth Park between the Crocodile River Gate and Malelane gate, Kruger Park, Mpumalanga. A short 200m walk from the house will take you to the fence of the magical Crocodile River of the Kruger National Park.

If it’s a homely atmosphere, with mystique and wonder you are longing for, then Mugwenzi is the ideal home for your next getaway.

Come and enjoy some quiet time…. other than the occasional lion roar, hippo grunt and bushbaby cries.

𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: Marloth Park, Mpumalanga
𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: 4 nights’ Accommodation for a maximum of 6 adults, on a self-catering basis.
𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: Transport to and from the establishment; All meals & beverages; items of a personal nature; Activities.
𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐲: Valid for MID-WEEK Bookings only until 30th July 2022 (but excluding the period 18 March 2022 – 02 May 2022); Subject to availability

𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞: R 7,000.00

Current high bid: R 3,800.00 Click here to join in the bidding fun

The Shire Eco Lodge

The Shire Eco Lodge

www.shire.co.za

The Shire Eco Lodge is extraordinary. Inspired by the desire to create a space truly unique, The Shire captivates with its innovative design and magnificent setting.
The luxury chalets rest on the edge of the indigenous Xholora forest in the Amatola Mountains, just a stream’s hop from the enchanted home of many rare species of plants, birds and butterflies.
The Shire Eco Lodge is the perfect getaway for everyone: nature-loving and adventurous types, business folks or families.
Step away from the complications of modern life.

RECLINE IN A BUBBLE OF WOOD, THE TRANQUILITY AND OTHERWORLDLINESS OF THE SPACE WILL SOOTHE, INSPIRE AND REJUVENATE.

𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: Stutterheim, Eastern Cape
𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: 2 nights’ accommodation for 2 people sharing on a Self-Catering basis.
𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: Transport to and from the establishment, All meals and beverages. Any items of a personal nature.
𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐲: Valid until 31st July 2022; subject to availability.

𝐏𝐞𝐭 𝐅𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐲: Yes, on condition the dogs are well trained, have their own bed and do not jump/sleep on furniture and bedding.

𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞: R 1,650.00

Current high bid: R 500.00 Click here to join in the bidding fun

Baruch Guesthouse

Baruch Guesthouse

https://baruchbb.co.za/

This 7 room, 4 star Boutique Guesthouse is situated at 29 Lovell Avenue, Die Boord, Stellenbosch.

Baruch on Lovell Guest House has a large swimming pool and outside entertainment area.

Endless research and sourcing of collector’s items in quaint dealerships worldwide results in beautiful rooms, lovingly decorated with exquisite décor in every room. A love for art and rich fabrics, lavishly used and displayed throughout the guesthouses creates a unique sense of warmth, style and charm.

Baruch offers the visitor the perfect base as it is close to the Historic Town Centre and University. It is a 5 minute walk from the Stellenbosch Medi Clinic, Die Boord Shopping Centre and Markotter Sports Grounds and two minutes drive from Stellenbosch Golf Course. Baruch is also in close proximity to all local schools and is only a short distance away from Techno Park and all Stellenbosch wine farms

𝐋𝐨𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: Stellenbosch, Western Cape
𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: 2-night stay for 2 people sharing on a bed & breakfast basis. Includes a welcome drink on arrival and room amenities.
𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬: Transport to and from the establishment, beverages, any meals other than breakfasts, any items of a personal nature.
𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐲: until 30th June 2022; subject to confirmation

𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞: R 4,860.00

Current high bid: R 1,400.00 Click here to join in the bidding fun