Winter family weekend getaways in KZN

Winter family weekend getaways in KZN

Make warm memories with your loved ones this winter by going on a family weekend getaway.

Cozy family evening near fireplace / iStock
Cozy family evening near fireplace / iStock

It's always a great time to get away and bond with your family.

Not only will you get to spend time with the people you love, but you also get to unwind and do something memorable as a family.

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So, if you are looking for a great place to take your family this winter, we have some options for you, as KZN has some incredible getaways.

Anew Hotel Ingeli Forest & Spa and the Anew Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris

Make Anew Hotel Ingeli Forest & Spa and the Anew Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris your home away from home this winter as you enjoy time away as a family.

The accommodation offers guests country charm at the foot of the Ingeli Mountains.

There is a Game Reserve nearby where you can see the Big 5.

There is also an outdoor pool and wifi. Families can enjoy staying at the three-bedroom self-catering unit with a private pool.

If you don’t feel like cooking, the hotel has a restaurant that offers delicious African and international cuisine.

Visit their website to see their special deals.

Tsogo Sun

No matter which part of KwaZulu-Natal you are in, you can find great accommodation at any of the Tsogo Sun hotels.

Tsogo Sun offers luxurious accommodation and service to suit every traveller’s needs.

These hotels are the perfect place for a family getaway. Most of the hotels are next to amenities and regular activities for kids. So, your whole family will have a memorable stay.

Check out the different hotels and the specials they are running here.

aha Hotels & Lodges

Stay at either aha Alpine Heath Resort, Gateway Hotel or Shakaland in KZN for a memorable holiday with your family.

The award-winning four-star Alpine Heath Resort has the Drakensberg mountains as a backdrop. The resort has wifi, a pool, miniature golf, dining spots, and other leisure activities.

Next to Gateway Mall, there is the three-star Gateway Hotel which offers guests an unforgettable stay.

It offers family-friendly accommodation and is next to uShaka Marine World, The Durban Botanic Gardens, and the Valley of a Thousand Hills.

aha Shakaland Hotel & Zulu Cultural Village is your go-to family destination. It features authentic African decor, complete with wooden interiors, thatched roofs and an earthy, warm ambience.

Visit aha’s website for specials.

Oysters Box hotel

Oysters Box hotel is running a stay 4 and only pay for 3 night special this winter.

The hotel has great amenities, a spa, the grill room restaurant with an award-winning menu and the Oyster bar - making it the perfect destination for a family getaway.

Visit their site for specials.

Gwahumbe Game Lodge and Spa

This amazing lodge offers the perfect getaway to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the bushveld.

Guests get to experience the very best of the beach, berg, bush or battlefields.

They will get to enjoy an abundance of animals and birds - hippo, wildebeest, giraffe, and zebra.

There is also a spa for those who would love a good massage.

Visit this website for specials.

Protea Hotel Durban Edward

Enjoy a family getaway on the shores of the Indian Ocean at the Protea Hotel by Marriott Durban Edward.

Sleep in a sea-facing room, get pampered with a massage at the spa, have a glass of wine at the bar lounge, and enjoy delicious food at the restaurant.

Visit this website for special deals.

To find out more information about Durban, visit

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