Just off the N4 in Schoemanskloof, Mpumalanga, this rustic, down-to-earth guesthouse is 12.6 km from the Wonderkloof Nature Reserve and 52.3 km from the city of Nelspruit.

Rooms are laid-back, some with features like beaded doorways and bold prints for an eclectic touch, and log cabins have wood panelling. All have private balconies, tea and coffeemaking equipment, and en suite bathrooms (including some with free-standing tubs).

Breakfast is normally included in the price. The relaxed South African restaurant offers views from a tree-level balcony. The gardens feature a unique labyrinth design, and there’s an outdoor pool. The relaxed lounge has a fireplace and a library.