Having stayed at this beautiful property Brahman Hills I cannot recommend it enough as the perfect romantic getaway. A mere hour and a half away from the hustle and bustle of Durban city life one can truly find an oasis of tranquillity. Brahman Hills is a 4-star hotel with standard hotel rooms, 12 self-catering cottages, a luxury spa, restaurants and conference facilities, and they are rated as one of the best wedding venues in the Midlands.
As winter sets in the Midlands Meander becomes the perfect romantic getaway with the cosy fireplaces and the cutest lil spots all along the Meander. Romance is something that most couples find difficult to create due to several factors but the number one is time. In our modern and fast moving world we are so consumed with work and home that often the notion of creating a romantic moment is forgotten. And then all of a sudden a birthday or an anniversary pops up and we busy start planning and preparing for a romantic surprise. I firmly believe that romance and relationships need to be worked at and that romance is not just for special occasions.
So for me a weekend trip to Brahman Hills ticks the boxes on so many levels. The first part of the trip would be the road trip to the destination. This is the perfect way for you and your partner to spend quality time together actually talking and not distracted by technology. A great tip would be to create a playlist of all your favourite songs as a couple, this is great in setting the mood and reminding each other of memories.
On entering the gates of Brahman Hills it feels as if one is arriving at a secret hideaway. When booking at Brahman Hills ensure you book a cottage. The cottages are out of this world and make one feel all cosy and loved up in what can best be described as a love nest. Each cottage is private with its own balcony with a Jacuzzi hot tub overlooking the Blue Crane reserve where one can see the beautiful Nguni and Brahman cows grazing not forgetting the Zebras who wander freely. Equipped with a fully fitted kitchen the cottages have a lounge area complete with a fireplace which just add to the romance of Brahman Hills. Staying in these beautiful cottages almost seem like you are living in a bubble of love away from the buzz of city life. The outdoor deck is perfect for sun downers and sunrise and who can rest the magic of been surrounded by Mother Nature with your love.
5 Reasons why BRAHMAN HILLS is the perfect ROMANTIC getaway :
1. A Jacuzzi hot tub in every cottage.
2.The property boasts beautifully tranquil spa that offers couple packages and trust me the massages are amazing.
3.89 on Copper is a gorgeous restaurant on the property that is situated in an underground wine cellar. The food and wine pairing is excellent.
4.The staff are attentive to your needs and can arrange flowers and bubbly in your cottage with prior arrangements.
5.Been cut away from the buzz of everyday life and been able to connect or reconnect with each other in such a tranquil place is the best way to breathe romance into your relationship.
Make Brahman Hills a must do for your next Romantic break and trust me you will leave feeling so relaxed and so in love almost like that teenage puppy love kinda feeling.
I love Brahman Hills and the latest addition is a Sunday Carvery on offer there is always chicken and one red meat, accompanied with sauces and side dishes – at only R195 per adult -and kids under 12 at R115. Included is a free arrival drink (one per person) with a choice of a glass of white wine, or red wine, or fruit juice.So why not head off to the Midlands for Sunday Lunch.
Springholm is the newest addition to Brahman Hills and is a blend of elegance and charm with interior décor and facilities of the highest level, is positioned , 4.5 km from Brahman Hills in a tranquil valley overlooking a brimming dam. It has seven fully furnished cottages and four stand-alone rooms that offer self-catering and/or bed and breakfast options. All are attractively named after local birds as the owner is a very keen birder –Kingfisher, Hoopoe, Blue Crane and Ibis are a few. The Stone and Waterfront cottages’ self-catering units are on the ground levels, while the upstairs levels have four-sleeper double rooms on a bed and breakfast basis. These six cottages have inter-leading doors between the levels which allow the entire cottage to be used as a self-catering unit if desired.The romantic honeymoon cottage, the Sunbird, overlooking the dam and with sweeping views of the reserve offers privacy and tranquillity for newlyweds .Additional stand-alone rooms on a bed and breakfast basis comprise the two-sleeper Duck, Cormorant, and Ibis, only 20 meters from the water’s edge; the Heron, set farther back is a four-sleeper.Guests accommodated on a bed and breakfast basis can enjoy breakfast at Springholm’s breakfast venue and other meals at Brahman Hills in either the recently revamped Brahman Café, or the elegant cellar restaurant,89 on Copper. All guests are welcome to make use of Brahman Hills’ other facilities – its restaurants, bars and luxurious spa which offer a range of relaxing treatments.
Springholm 2019 rates: unit prices range from R1 850 to R4 650 per night; self-catering/bed and breakfast room rate from R1 850 to R2 450 and the Honeymoon Sunbird Waterfront Cottage – R2 950. Bookings
Reservations: 033 266 6965 /email@example.com.
For more information please go to:www.brahmanhills.co.za
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