3 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways In Mpumalanga, South Africa - Updated 2024

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Martina
Martina 
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Mpumalanga is a beautiful province in the eastern part of South Africa. It offers plenty of nature-filled destinations that are worth exploring and is a great place to spend some romantic moments with your partner, even just for a weekend. While you are here, you can check out Blyde River Canyon for some spectacular views. Sudwala Caves is also definitely worth a visit when you are in the area. See stunning rock formations at Bourke’s Luck Potholes in the quaint town of Moremela. With so much to do, your vacation with your partner will surely be a memorable one. Check out the best romantic weekend getaways in Mpumalanga, South Africa, for a fun trip.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to couple-friendly amenities and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 08, 2024.

1. Hazyview (from USD 213)

Suráfrica, Hazyview 02
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user LBM1948 used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Situated less than an hour’s drive Mbombela, Hazyview is 65 km (40 mi) away from the capital city. This town is great for a romantic weekend with your partner, with lots of wildlife areas and tours that can keep you occupied. You can enjoy interacting with rescued elephants at Elephant Whispers and snap some shots while you’re at it.

Skyway Trails is a wonderful attraction for couples who are willing to try new adventures. It offers a unique zipline experience that allows you and your significant other to see the town’s landscapes from a different perspective.

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Summerfields Rose Retreat and Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: R536 Sabie Road
46.13 km (28.7 mi) from Emnotweni Casino

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry


Perry's Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: R40 Road
47.63 km (29.6 mi) from Emnotweni Casino

Parking Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services


Little Pilgrims Boutique Hotel

8.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: R40 Main Road
46.04 km (28.7 mi) from Emnotweni Casino

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

2. Lydenburg (from USD 41)

Xstrata ferrochroom-smelteraanleg, Lydenburg, Mpumalanga
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user JMK used under CC BY-SA 3.0

A small town in the province of Mpumalanga, Lydenburg is located about an hour and a half from the capital city, Mbombela. This town is situated at the foot of Long Tom Pass and offers plenty of spots for shopping.

Lydenburg is a also great weekend destination for couples looking for outdoor adventures, with lots of attractions that can allow you to reconnect with nature. You can head to Sterkspruit Nature Reserve with your partner to see some scenic landscapes. The Lydenburg Museum is also a wonderful attraction for couples who want to know more about local history.

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De Ark Guest House

Wifi Available

Address: 37 Kantoor Street
64.65 km (40.2 mi) from Emnotweni Casino

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Newspapers Garden Terrace


Klitzgras Chalets

Wifi Available

Address: Viljoen Street Next to Sasol Garage, Lydenburg
64.3 km (40.0 mi) from Emnotweni Casino

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Newspapers Garden Non-smoking rooms Fishing Facilities for disabled guests

Lydenburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa
62.42 km (38.8 mi) from Emnotweni Casino
8 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
welcome snacks tea/coffee/milk aswell as cereal and fruit for breakfast were provided
Cleanliness:
the unit was comfortable quiet and clean
Host:
comfortable accommodation & friendly host
thorsten and his wife were great hosts and the airbnb was one of the best we have ever had
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3. Mbombela (from USD 76)

Mbombela Stadium aerial view
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Tadpolefarm used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Mbombela, the capital of Mpumalanga, was once known as Nelspruit. This city is an ideal vacation spot for couples looking to spend one weekend together. It is home to gorgeous botanical gardens and stunning caves. Though it is mostly known as a gateway to the popular Kruger National Park, Mbombela has its own unique charm that can surely captivate the hearts of its visitors.

While here, you and your significant other can explore Sudwala Caves and Lowveld National Botanical Garden. Montrose Falls is also a great destination for couples who wish to enjoy stunning sights.

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La Villa Vita

Wifi Available

Address: 21 Klipspringer Street
6.5 km (4.1 mi) from Emnotweni Casino

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Fitness centre Garden Terrace


Chill Pepper Boutique Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 8 Ripple Crescent Riverside
305 meters (0.2 ft) from Emnotweni Casino

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)


Leaves Lodge and Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1 Bergsalie Street
5.82 km (3.7 mi) from Emnotweni Casino

Parking Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms

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