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Tuesday, 25th May 2021

Let's help you find a really great and discounted getaway! From safari weekends to cruises, we have it all for you without burning a hole in your pocket!

Book a well-deserved stay at 137 High Street Guest House and get huge discounts from R260!

Save big and pay R1 115 instead of R1 375 per room, per night sharing. If you are looking for a single room, you can get it for only R700 per room, per night and save R170!

Add an additional R90 for a scrumptious Continental or Full English Breakfast.

For more details on the special or for the standard rates, click here.

Spa Day for Pensioners at River Spa: Mondays-Fridays

Did you know?

As a pensioner, there are spa deals that have been created exclusively for you - available only weekdays. For the complete terms and conditions of this pensioner’s spa deal, visit:

Family Staycation Special: 28 May to 30 June 2021

Spoil the family and book them into the Oak Lodge in Makhanda for a minimum of two nights (Friday to Sunday) at only R425 per person sharing, per night. This special includes bed and breakfast. Children under 12 stay for free and only pay R75 for breakfast.

Offer valid from 28 May to 30 June 2021.

To book your stay, contact the Oak Lodge on (046) 622 9123 or Email:

Put your feet up and enjoy a real treat from River Spa

River Spa is situated on-site the Halyards Hotel & Spa in Port Alfred, along the Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape. The spa offers a variety of treatments including massages, manicures, pedicures, facials and waxing. We offer discounted prices to pensioners on week days.

𝗢𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗵𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀: Wednesday - Saturday, 8:00 - 17:00

Express Pedi

R270, 45 mins

Cuticle care, shape, buff + OPI polish application, soak and scrub

Spa Pedi

R370, 60 mins

Cuticle care, shape, buff + OPI polish application or gel overlay, soak, scrub + foot massage

No Polish Pedi

R270, 45 mins

Cuticle care, shape + buff, soak, scrub + foot massage

Contact River Spa for more information: 046 604 3358 or email:

Explore the Kowie River

Take in the scenic views of Kowie River with a boat cruise! Halyards Boat Cruise offers you an hour long guided boat cruise experience for only R100 per person!

For more information, click here

Winter Special at River Spa: Wednesday - Saturday

Book your massage at these hot prices!

Soy Candle Full Body Massage

R450, 60 minutes

Couples Full Body Massage

R850, 60 minutes

Specials valid June - August 2021.

Call 046 604 3358 for bookings.

Mid-week Break Safari special

Take a well-deserved break during the week and visit the beautiful Temba Private Game Reserve. There, you will experience African luxury thanks to the Temba Lodge’s modern furnishings, impressive safari themed bedrooms and full buffet breakfasts offered. You can also explore the Temba Private Game Reserve with exciting activities such as game drives and hiking trails.

This is all available to you for only R875 per person sharing per night. Dinner, bed and breakfast is included. Children under 12 stay for free and only pay R90 for the full buffet breakfast.

This special offer includes a free game drive every day or a guided game walk.

The special, available only to South African residents, is valid from 24 May to 30 June 2021.

To book, you can simply contact the Temba Private Game Reserve on (046) 622 2239 or Email:

Make sure to like and follow the Temba Lodge Facebook Page for more exciting deals!

Family Fun at the Coast

Halyards Hotel & Spa has an awesome deal for a weekend getaway for you and your family. Click here for details.

The deal gets you a two night stay for two adults and one child under 12 years old for R3 500!

Terms and Conditions apply. Offer valid until 15 December 2021.

Here are some more deals to consider for a getaway:

40% off standard accommodation rates - valid until 30 April 2021.

River Retreat for two - valid until 15 December 2021

For more information, contact 0861 748 374 or email:

Take a Trip on the Wild Side with a River Wild Safari

Experience a new adventure with a River Wild Safari. It is four hours of exploring the great outdoors from enjoying a boat cruise from the Halyards Hotel & Spa to a guided game drive at the Mansfield Game Reserve. You can also enjoy a buffet style braai meal!

Cost: R425 per adult/R250 per child.

Enquiries and Bookings: Contact 046 604 3376.

For more information, visit the Halyards Hotel & Spa Facebook Page.

For more things to do in and around Makhanda during your getaway, click here.

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