Where to Go for the 2022 Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend 2022 is almost upon us and with Covid19 lockdowns keeping us housebound for the past two years, this year will be a bumper event on the holiday calendar!

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The Christmas and Easter holidays are the two big opportunities for families and friends to get away as they coincide with a number of welcome public holidays as well as school breaks.  

Businesses are fast regaining their old momentum and schools are back full time making this the perfect time to search for places to go for the Easter weekend. But time is running out and the best spots are filling up fast. 

Thompsons Holidays has compiled a list of available holidays in South Africa, Africa, Mauritius and further afield to whet your appetite and assist in making Easter holiday planning easier. Time is running out so don't delay. Call Thompsons today for assistance in creating your own unique Easter holiday itinerary.  


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4* Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game Reserve  

Premier Resort Mpongo Private Game Reserve is a malaria free reserve situated in the Eastern Cape near East London, which offers a unique experience of game viewing. Mpongo has a treasure chest of beauty with its green rolling hills and river valleys 

  • 4 Nights from R6,600 pp 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily – selected house beverages with meals 
  • 1 Game drive daily 

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5* Kapama Private Game Reserve - Hoedspruit 

Kapama Southern Camp is located in Kapama Private Game Reserve near the Kruger National Park. This charming luxury lodge offers the best safari experience with a relaxed atmosphere, where you can laze on the pool deck which offers a great view of game at the watering hole. 

  • 2 Nights from R7858 pp 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner with selected drinks 
  • 2 Daily safari activities and bush walks 

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4* Home Suites Sea Point 

Perfectly located, pet-friendly lifestyle Suites slap bang in the bustle of Sea Point's social hub - with top eateries, the Sea Point promenade, V&A Waterfront, and beaches close by, and all the buzz of Cape Town's CBD right here on your doorstep.  

  • 2 Nights from R1,800 pp 

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4* Lagoon Beach Hotel & 4* The Spier Hotel 

Indulge in magnificent views of Table Mountain over the Atlantic Ocean while situated on the beautiful Lagoon Beach, just 8.6km from Cape Town’s central business district and the V&A Waterfront. Then head to Spier, situated on the historic Stellenbosch wine farm, and the ideal family-friendly location from which to explore the Cape Winelands. The village-style hotel is reminiscent of a quaint village with adventurous activities. 

  • 4 Nights from R3530 pp (1 child under 12 stays free) 
  • Breakfast daily 

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5* Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront 

Take in views of the Atlantic Ocean and the private marina. This seaside hotel is close to the city centre as well as all the big cultural offerings. The striking ocean views set the stage for a memorable stay in Cape Town. 

  • 3 Nights from R6,273 pp (2 children under 18 stay free) 
  • Breakfast daily 

Kedar Heritage Lodge, Conference Centre & Spa

4* Kedar Heritage Lodge and Spa 

Set in a game reserve on a historic farm close to Sun City, the lodge offers game drives, a luxury spa, birding, horse riding, a museum picnics and much more 

  • 2 Nights from R2,236 pp (1 Child under 12 stays free) 
  • Breakfast and dinner daily 

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4* Premier Lodge Sani Pass 

Surrounded by majestic mountains, the resort is set at the foot of the Southern Drakenberg on the banks of the Ukhomazana River near Underberg. Relax by the pool while the kids have fun. Take a 4X4 trip up the Sani Pass for stunning views. 

  • 4 Nights from R3,935 pp 
  • Breakfast and dinner daily 

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4* Premier Hotel Umhlanga 

Premier Hotel Umhlanga is situated high on Umhlanga Ridge with unspoilt views of the Indian Ocean. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace which is the best place to relax and unwind. Enjoy all the entertainment at the Gateway Shopping Centre. 

  • 2 Nights from R1,854 pp 
  • Breakfast daily 

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Riviera on Vaal Hotel and Country Resort 

The family friendly resort is situated on the banks of the Vaal River and offers a variety of different activities for all ages, which makes it the ideal family getaway. 

  • 2 Nights from R1,616 pp 
  • Breakfast daily and one 3 course dinner 
  • R200 Spa or Golf voucher pp 
  • 2 Children under 12 stay free – with breakfast 


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4* Maritims Crystal Beach Hotel  

An elegant and contemporary property on the popular Belle Mare Beach. Offering an extensive range of leisure and recreation facilities, as well as a choice of culinary delights, this all combined ensures the ultimate relaxing holiday for all ages. 

  • 7 Nights from R23,378 pp  
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and selected drinks daily 
  • 2 Children under 15 stay free – pay for flights, taxes and transfers 


Southern Sun Maputo

4* Southern Sun Maputo 

The Southern Sun Maputo hotel offers visitors to the Mozambican capital city the opportunity to experience the perfect blend of warm hospitality, professional service, and some of the very best scenic views along the Indian Ocean seaboard. 

  • 2 Nights from R3,795 Self-drive and R8,379 Fly-in pp 
  • Breakfast daily and 1 seafood dinner 
  • 2 Children under 18 stay free – with breakfast 

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5* Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort – Pemba Mozambique 

This award winning resort has luxury thatched bungalows right on the beach overlooking the ocean at Pemba. Relax by the poolside or spa and enjoy superb grilled fish dinners. 

  • 4 Night Fly-in packages from R17,632 pp 
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner and all drinks 
  • 1 child under 12 stays free – pays for flights, taxes and transfers. 

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4* A'Zambezi River Lodge – Victoria Falls 

The hotel with a river frontage and jetty in Victoria Falls, nestling on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River within the periphery of the Zambezi National Park. Enjoy the many adventurous activities on offer – not least the sunset cruise above the falls. 

  • 3 Night Fly-in package from R7,532 pp 
  • Breakfast daily 

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3* Plus Uroa Bay Beach Resort – Zanzibar 

Located in a tranquil fishing village called Uroa on the east coast, the hotel is set right on the beautiful 300m long private white sand beach. This barefoot paradise is relaxed and friendly and offers every facility for an idyllic island holiday. 

  • 7 Night Fly-in package from R14,847 pp 
  • Breakfast and dinner daily 


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4* Kata Palm Resort and Spa - Phuket 

Kata Palm Resort and Spa, set in a tropical paradise, is located just minutes away from the silky white sands of world famous Kata Beach on vibrant Phuket Island in Southern Thailand. 

  • 7 Night Fly-in package from R10,512 
  • Breakfast daily 


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4* RIU Atoll 

Walk from your room directly onto the beach and into the warm water of this snorkelling paradise. Swim up to the bar as you cool off in the pool and enjoy dinner under the stars. 

  • 7 Night Fly-in package from R31,348 pp 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner with selected drinks 

With a variety of excellent local and international travel deals on offer, the time is now to start planning your Easter Holiday for 2022. Contact us now. 

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