The season to hibernate and watch Netflix with some hot chocolate in hand. When the cold weather has fully settled in, getting out of bed becomes a mission! Traffic backs up all the way from Cape to Cairo and, of course, the dreaded flu rears its ugly head and leaves you stuffy-nosed and red-cheeked.
Why not trade the onesies and Ugg boots for swimsuits and flip-flops with our affordable winter escapes.
Here’s a list to the of the best winter package getaways we have on offer right now.
As the rest of the country is freezing away, Durbanites slide down Africa’s tallest waterslide at uShaka Marine’s water park & dive from the Moyo pier into the warm Indian Ocean. Experiencing highs of 25 degrees, Durban is a cultural melting pot and also serves as the country’s main port. It merges the best of city & beach lifestyle, accommodating for different ages, tastes & budgets. Experience the most luxurious South African hospitality at the iconic OysterBox over 3 nights from only R6 800
Swop the steaming hot coffee for an ice cold local rum cocktail at the beach in always sunny Mauritius. As one of the worlds most coveted island destinations, Mauritius gives visitors the opportunity to truly experience the ultimate island lifestyle. Swim with the dolphins or snorkel alongside the vast marine biology found in the Indian Ocean with no concerns of the cold as Mauritius experiences highs of 26 degrees during our winter season. Experience 6 nights of pure Mauritian luxurious bliss from only R26 270.
Don’t pack your safari shorts & binoculars too far away… The Highveld awaits. Take a safari drive through the Kruger National park and dare to bask in the sun alongside the crocodiles at Skukuza. Enjoy highs of 27 degrees through the winter season. See our local packages for a warm & affordable mid-winter getaway.
With highs of 35°C during our winter, Jordan is the perfect mid-winter escape! History will unveil itself as you take a tour through Petra, the red city that is half as old as time. Petra is an entire city built into a mountain, a once in a lifetime experience that’ll leave you forever inspired by the craftsmanship of the human race. If history isn’t your thing, then maybe read a book while floating in the Dead Sea! As tragic as it might sound it’s actually one of the most tranquilizing things you could possibly do. Pay homage to ancient civilization & be inspired to build a better future over 8 nights of exploring Jordan from only R22 480.
If you are truly looking to have no recall of cold weather you should visit India between the months of June and September. With highs soaring up to 40 degrees, you will soon understand why the locals look forward to the torrential downpour of the Monsoon, which brings some much-needed relief. The heavy rain is believed to wash away all impurities. The lush green gardens glitter with raindrops & the rivers run refreshed and wild. The sights and scenes of exotic rainforest leaves visitors with life long memories. Get truly engrossed with Indian culture over 19 nights from only R32 700.