Autumn deals to keep you warm

With winter just around the corner, you may be inclined to hibernate. In the interest of keeping your social life ablaze, we’ve put together a guide to some sizzling autumn specials.

Cape Town

Indoor climbing at City Rock

If you’re looking for indoor adventure, try the rock climbing experience at City Rock. Not only is it an awesome way to have fun, but you get to keep fit during the winter months. For a day pass (without gear-hire), adults pay R90, students pay R70 and children pay R65.

Address: Corner of Collingwood & Anson Road, Observatory, Cape Town

Tel: +27 (0)21 447 1326

Grand West Casino Ice Station

For some winter fun, head to Grand West Casino’s Ice Station, where you can experience the beauty of winter on their Olympic-sized ice rink. You pay R25 if you arrive with your own skates, or prices ranging from R35 if you’re hiring. Prices vary depending on which session you choose to skate.

Address: Vanguard Drive, Grand West Casino, Goodwood

Tel +27 (0)21 535 2260

The Two Oceans Aquarium

You don’t have to go to the beach for an ocean experience. At the Two Oceans Aquarium, you can view 3 000 living sea animals indoors. Adults pay R118. Pensioners, South African students pay and children between 14 and 17 years pay R92. Children under the age of three can enter for free.

Address: Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

Tel +27 (0)21 418 3823

Spa Rejuvenesce

In celebration of Mother’s Day Month, Spa Rejuvenesce offers the following package for two at R555. This package is normally valued at R1350. Special includes:

  • Hot stone back, neck and shoulder massage
  • Indian head massage
  • Lavender Lilly Foot & Leg Treatment (soak, exfoliation, massage and mask with foot wrap)
  • Gift for Mom & Daughter /Him & Her (e.g. Dolce & Gabbana, Issey Miyake, DKNY 10ml perfumes)

Address:  21 De La Haye Ave, Kenwyn

Tel: +27 (0)21 797 9975

Beluga Restaurant

Currently, Beluga’s autumn menu includes a scrumptious 2-course lunch for R135, and a 3-course lunch or dinner for only R175. Their food is fresh and delicious, and their outside area is heated with blankets provided to keep you cosy.

Address: Prestwich Street, Green Point

Tel: +27 (0)21 418 2948

 

Johannesburg

TSG 4ways Mediterranean Grill Café

TSG 4ways is a hugely popular venue with a great vibe. Every Monday, all pastas on the menu are sold for only R50. On Tuesdays, all large pizzas will cost R55.  Every Thursday, you can get your fix of live Latino, pop, rock, reggae and jazz music, whilst sipping on cocktails sold at two for the price of one.

Address: The Leaping Frog Garden Centre, Crnr William Nicol and Mulbarton, Fourways

Tel: +27 (0)21 4657270

Junipa’s All Day Cafe and Bistro

Junipa’s serve delicious, hearty winter meals. Our favourite is the ultimate in comfort food – bangers and mash for only R70. Another popular order is the lamb shank or oxtail for R150.

Address: Corner of Hobart & Grosvenor Road, Bryanston

Tel: +27 (0)11 706 2387

Rodizio Brazilian Restaurant

Rodizo have just launched their winter menu for R155 per person, Tuesday to Thursday. The menu includes a starter, main course and dessert. Their Bedfordview branch is also running Latin American dance classes for R70 a class – a great way to have fun and keep fit through the winter months.

Address: Shop 35, Village View Shopping Centre, Van Buuren Road, Bedfordview

Tel: +27 (0)11 455 1093

Moyo at Zoo Lake

From May until the end of July, you can feast on a Pan African Potjie and Tagine Buffet menu every Thursday evening for R145. The oxtail potjie, ostrich potjie, chicken tagine, seafood potjie and pudding potjie is served with a variety of delicious sides. Live music and a true African theme make Moyo a favourite amongst tourists and locals alike.

Address: Zoo lake Park, Prince of Wales Drive, Parkview

Tel: +27 (0)11 646 0058

Vusalela Day Spa

This exquisite beauty spa just outside Johannesburg will leave you feeling refreshed, renewed and totally relaxed. In celebration of Mother’s Day Month from 1st to 31st May, you can enjoy the following specials:

  • 20% off all half day packages
  • 10% off all other packages

Address: View directions here 

Tel: +27 (0)12 3712910

 

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*All prices and information correct at time of publication and subject to change thereafter.