Bring Your Furry Friend Along To These 7 Pet-Friendly Accommodations In South Africa

By Kelsey Marie


Being a pet mom or dad is no easy feat — especially when it’s time to travel abroad. Traveling with your pet is possible, you just have to find places that are pet-friendly and offer pet-friendly accommodations. 

If South Africa is on your list of places to see, bringing your pet along will be possible with the many pet-friendly accommodations to choose from. This way, you can explore the beautiful wonders of South Africa while having your pet along for the journey.

Barking Beach Cottage – Western Cape

Located in the Hermanus area of the Western Cape, Barking Beach Cottage is a “pet-friendly hotspot for those looking to escape with their dogs.”

You can go on a sunset walk along the beach with your pet or just chill by the fireplace.

Beach Forest Lodge – KwaZulu Natal

You can choose from the studio, family or duplex suite and they all come with a balcony and private brazil (barbecue) areas. 

Beach Forest Lodge is located in the beach town Ballito and is less than half a mile from the beach. Head to the Galley Beach Bar and Grill where your furry friends are welcomed.

Kloofhuis Guesthouse – Mpumalanga

Be marveled by the beauty of this 1890s Victorian-style guesthouse with plenty of open spaces for your dog to roam around and be free. 

Spend your time birdwatching, biking or hiking in the Barberton area of Mpumalanga.

Orleans Farm Guest Suite – Northern Cape

Located on a secluded island on the Orange River, you will be able to experience an authentic farm-stay experience

There are many swimming areas, hiking routes and bird watching sites for you and your pet to enjoy.

Myoli’s View – Eastern Cape

Located a few steps away from the pet-friendly Myoli Beach, you’ll be able to spend time with your pet while enjoying the beautiful waters.

The Danes On Vaal – Free State

Experience the calmness of the Vaal River while fishing or having a picnic in the park with your pet.

Stone Hill – Magaliesberg

This pet-friendly accommodation offers 10 luxurious cottages and is built with your pet’s safety in mind. 

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Whiskey & Kiraly @ Stone Hill, Magalies

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You can walk or ride on the mountain bike trail for beautiful views of the Magaliesberg mountains. 

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Kelsey Marie

Kelsey-Marie is an NYC girl who currently lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. You can keep up with her on Instagram at @kelseydashmarie

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