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5 Airbnb stays to book for a luxurious getaway in nature

These Airbnbs come in a little higher when compared to the average booking, but for a one time (well deserved) weekend away, the stunning views make it well worth it

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By Palesa Kgasane  | June 14, 2022 | Travel Leisure

Whether you are considering making those plans for the upcoming long weekend or you’re looking to add more places to your staycation tab(or tabs if you can’t seem to get off the app), Airbnb is where fantasy meets reality - depending on the price range of course. The upside of booking an Airbnb stay is that the access to an entire property makes you truly feel at home, even if you’re wilding it out in the mountains or just feel like completely going off the grid for a few days.

These places are high in demand, so you may want to plan ahead to book your stay. Time to unwind and unplug.

Luxury Solace Cabin

This peaceful getaway combines luxury cabin-living with nature. Nestled on a 200 hectare farm in Rawsonville, guests get to immerse themselves with the surrounds with back-to-back fynbos views. The cabin has all the amenities of a modern apartment with the inclusion of an indoor fireplace, a wood burning heated bath and a private outdoor shower.

Moonrise Dome

Escape into the hills in luxury when you stay at this solar-powered cabin. The Moonrise dome is located on a hill at La Bruyere farm overlooking a river and in-view of the breataking Tulbagh mountains. This is where you go if you’re in need of a digital detox, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The stay comes with two bedrooms, one above the kitchen and living area and the other in a treehouse nearby.

Suidster Farm

Located between Montagu and Barrydale, Poortjies allows guests to fully immerse themselves in the beauty of the Klein Karoo without compromising on everyday comforts. The fully-equipped cottages run on solar power and includes a stylish open plan bedroom, living room and a beautiful bathroom with a tub and shower.

Mount Bain Cabin

Escape into the Bainskloof mountains in the Mountain Bain luxury cabin. This stay is all about ease and simplicity, which is reflected through the interior, geared at combining indoor and outdoor living. The cabin situated atop Hawequas mountain in a private nature reserve where guests can enjoy panoramic views of the winelands.

Mountain Retreat

This is where to go if you enjoy the idea of unwinding in a stone bath on a private farm in Franschoek. This unique barn stay gives you unlimited green views and solitude in a contemporary open-plan space. Guests have access to the neighbouring farm, where they can enjoy food and wine.