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Omega Luxury Mountain Retreat – Clarens

January 18, 2015

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A week ago Shane, Nina James and I went to Omega Luxury Mountain Retreat – Clarens for a little break away. We stayed in a luxury self-catering establishment that has some of the best views that I have ever laid my round brown eyes on.

We stayed in one of their one-bedroom cabins, which was so sweetly decorated in such a quirky and fun way. I was so impressed with the way the whole thing was laid out and how much fun they had with the interior. There are three cabins altogether, two one-bedroom units and one three-bedroom one and all of them have their own private decks and jacuzzis which is pretty damn awesome, especially when the sun is going down over these views.

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The best part about these little wooden gems is that they cost only R450 per person, per night, which I think is really good especially because you feel like you are surrounded by a painting. The unit we stayed had big open windows, which really allows you to appreciate the views, but don’t worry you can’t see into any of the other cabins because of the way they are situated.

And the owners have thought of everything including as mentioned a private jacuzzis, a braai, a flat screen TV (with selective DSTV channels) and fun interiors, we’re talking matching bulldog lamps on either side of the bed.

The land on which these cabins are built is vast and stretches all the way to the Lesotho border. You are more than to take a stroll on it, or you can take a couple of their mountain bikes to explore their trails if you’re feeling up to it. The other option is just to take in all in while you soak in your private jacuzzi whilst eating a toasted cheese sandwich (our room had a snackwich machine), which is precisely what I did.

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We really enjoyed our time at Omega Luxury Mountain Retreat and I would really like it for one of you guys to enjoy a weekend there too. So I chatted to the owners and they were awesome enough to give me a weekend to give away to one of you guys.

All you have to do to enter and get your hands on one of these luxury cabins for any 2 nights of your choice is: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED

1. Like Omega Luxury Mountain Retreat on their Facebook page

2. Like Lucky Pony on it’s Facebook page

3. Leave me a comment here or on Facebook telling me who you would take with you for the weekend

If you tweet (@miss_luckypony) or blog about this giveaway, you gain another entry but you need to let me know in your comment so I can include you twice.

I’ll be picking a winner this Friday the 23rd of January. You will be able to choose which 2 nights you want to stay, subject to availability. Transport to the venue is not included in the prize. Good luck.

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147 Comments

  • Reply Dominique Grieve January 19, 2015 at 7:11 am

    Wow this looks absolutely beautiful. I would take my fiance for a quiet, no-JHB weekend away 🙂 Shared and tweeted!

    • Reply Jean January 19, 2015 at 1:22 pm

      What a cracker of a prize! I’d take my hubby-to-be for a surprise weekend away for his 30th birthday. I’ve liked both pages on Facebook and will tweet about the giveaway now.

    • Reply Morgan Miller-Marsh January 20, 2015 at 3:22 pm

      I Would love to take my little family away for a well deserved relaxing weekend in the mountains.
      I have a one year old boy and have been married for just over a year too- as any other mother of a one year old will know – there is not much money to spend on family get aways so, winning this prize would mean a very lucky break for us all! what more could a mom ask for, but a fabulous weekend with her boys
      Holding big time thumbs …

  • Reply Emma Verster January 19, 2015 at 7:16 am

    Wowie! What a treat of a place, I’d give it to my parents, they deserve a quiet break away from the rat race!!

    Xx

    • Reply Emma Verster January 20, 2015 at 8:10 am

      Liked on facebook 🙂 x

  • Reply Carol-Anne Frey January 19, 2015 at 7:20 am

    This looks like the weekend away my hubby and I have been waiting for. Working two jobs seven days a week means we hardly get quality time to connect with nature and each other. This holiday would be a blessing. I am requesting now, thanks for the opportunity.

    • Reply Carol-Anne Frey January 19, 2015 at 7:33 am

      I meant retweeting, sorry

  • Reply Andrea Carlyle January 19, 2015 at 7:21 am

    Would love to take my boys to experience this

  • Reply Andrea Carlyle January 19, 2015 at 7:21 am

    Would love to take my boys to experience this

  • Reply Tammy langtry January 19, 2015 at 7:29 am

    I want to say that I’d take my mom because she deserves it but holiday bow chika wow in the jacuzzi sounds a lot more fun…..so it’s going to have to be my boyfriend 🙂 we’ve been wanting to take 2015 by the horns and do as much traveling as possible before we buy a place. We have our flights to Paris booked for April but this would be the best local holiday EVER!!

  • Reply Tammy langtry January 19, 2015 at 7:31 am

    Oh and I shared this on Facebook for a second entry! Pick me, pick me 🙂

  • Reply Laura Watson January 19, 2015 at 7:35 am

    I would definitely be taking my amazing hubby on a surprise minimoon! Have shared and liked on Facebook and have tweeted about it (https://mobile.twitter.com/LuWatson4/status/557047817324482560)

    Would be the perfect break to reconnect with my best friend and adventurer!

  • Reply Karen January 19, 2015 at 7:44 am

    I’d take my G to say thanks for loving me x

  • Reply Christine Pearse January 19, 2015 at 7:44 am

    I would definitely take my incredible hubby Rob for a weekend of R&R, after upcoming endurance events.

  • Reply Matthew Hart January 19, 2015 at 7:44 am

    Batman would be a shit companion, so I’d take my Fiancé.

  • Reply Zoet January 19, 2015 at 7:50 am

    My bestie from varsity lives in JHB and I live in Durban. Clarens would be the most wonderful halfway point for a weekend of fun and girly catch ups!

  • Reply Candice January 19, 2015 at 7:51 am

    Oh my goodness! This place looks amazeballs!!! Can you take dogs? Cause of course I would take Max&Molly… oh and my husband zech! <3

  • Reply Carla Louw January 19, 2015 at 7:53 am

    I’d take my handsome husband of 5 years (in April) – perfect way to celebrate our anniversary! We celebrated the first one in Clarens as well – see, it’s meant to be 😉

  • Reply Becky January 19, 2015 at 7:59 am

    I had been swooning over all your Instagram pics of this place and would love to go there!! Oef my husband might be a bit jelzy but I think I would take my sis who is about to move overseas.

  • Reply Jolene January 19, 2015 at 8:09 am

    I would take my husband for our wedding anniversary in May (3 years now!). We make an effort to celebrate our anniversary every year by taking a break from “real-life” and getting out of Joburg and exploring South Africa. Clarens would be perfect because neither of us have been there. Liked and shared on Facebook:)

  • Reply Lisa Nel January 19, 2015 at 8:19 am

    Such a beautiful place! I would take my boyfriend, he is the hardest working person I know and treats me like royalty which is so rare! It’s his birthday in 2 weeks and with being a student it’s often difficult to spoil him. We’ve been wanting to go to Clarens together for ages so would be an amazing treat!

    • Reply Lisa Nel January 19, 2015 at 8:25 am

      Tweeted and liked on facebook (holding thumbs!!)

  • Reply Dani Cooper January 19, 2015 at 8:20 am

    So keen for a weekend away with Mojak Lehoko (my boyfriend) please! X

  • Reply NickiD January 19, 2015 at 8:26 am

    Have been DYING to go to Clarens and would love to experience it at this gorgeous spot with my three boys! (Or even just the one that I’m married to, for a romantic weekend away without the kids!)
    xxx

  • Reply Andrea January 19, 2015 at 8:26 am

    I would take none other than my husband and my 20 I mean 4 kids…looks like a place away from devices and cel phones for my brood.

  • Reply Candace Campbell January 19, 2015 at 8:27 am

    I’d take my best friend (my boyfriend) because little remote getaways to cute places always leave us with the best memories. We’re suckers for views and stillness, and Omega Luxury Mountain Retreat looks like one of the best!

  • Reply Elio Moavero January 19, 2015 at 8:31 am

    It’s mine and my girlfriends two year anniversary coming up soon, and it would THE best getaway!

  • Reply Jesslynn Schlamm January 19, 2015 at 8:34 am

    What an awesome giveaway! I’ve been dying to go since I saw your review last week and have even been looking at their availability to figure out when I can go! I would take my boyfriend, he has been working his butt off this last year and didn’t get a proper Christmas break. It would be amazing to spend some time together, just us two, with no distractions of the city/technology/work.

  • Reply Andre Pereira January 19, 2015 at 8:38 am

    Wow I’ve never been to Clarens before, it looks beautiful! I just moved back to Gauteng from Cape Town, and after having a long distance relationship, Id take my girlfriend, because we haven’t had a quality weekend away now that we finally live in the same city.

    Either way, great post and epic photos.

  • Reply Meghan Holmes January 19, 2015 at 8:39 am

    Ahhh this is so awesome! I love the photography and edits! If I had to win I would take one of my Instagram peeps and go on mad missions! It looks so beautiful :0

  • Reply Mila January 19, 2015 at 8:40 am

    I would take my best friend & hubby for some relaxation and romantic times pre his huuuugee final anaesthetic exams which are on the horizon (March) – eeek! (Oh, and I managed to spell ‘anaesthetic’ correctly) 🙂

  • Reply AmyH January 19, 2015 at 8:42 am

    I would take my wonderful boyfriend with me! He has supported me so much as I’ve started my new business a deserves a break x

  • Reply Anja de Kock January 19, 2015 at 8:46 am

    I’d take my long-distance boyfriend for a long deserved weekend away together. When he visits, we normally go up signal hill for the scenery and views but MAN this would be so much better.

    Tweeted.

  • Reply Tiffany Jade January 19, 2015 at 8:52 am

    Last year was a very tough year for me so my mom took me to Durban for a week to get away from it all, just us two… I would love to return the favor and do something special for her. She really is my rock and it would be so incredible if I could show my appreciation!
    What a beautiful place!

  • Reply Tilana January 19, 2015 at 8:55 am

    Adventuring through the mountains would be meaningless if it were without my Soulfish, so I would definitely take my Cale. xo xo

  • Reply Prian Reddy January 19, 2015 at 8:57 am

    i would like to take my Fiancé as a honeymoon gift as we are getting married in august as we can not go for a honeymoon and it would be nice to have time by our selfs

  • Reply Caryn January 19, 2015 at 9:02 am

    I would love to take my husband Geoff =) The place looks amazing <3

  • Reply Vanessa January 19, 2015 at 9:08 am

    Husband for sure. Always wanted to go to Clarens. Looks beautiful 🙂

  • Reply Micaela de Freitas January 19, 2015 at 9:17 am

    This has been a busy time for me. Trying to complete my masters dissertation while building a business as a photographer. I’m away from home most weekends, thesising during the day, and editing at night. But I have a sweetheart of a man who never complains, pours me wine without asking, asks how my shoots are going over whatsapp, and each time I falter or start to doubt – tells me that I can do it.

    I’d love to take this guy for a weekend away with no weddings, no work, no thesis. Just us.

  • Reply Alex Litkie January 19, 2015 at 9:20 am

    I would take my boyfriend 🙂 He is a pilot and is immigrating to Hong Kong later this year.
    Would be awesome to have a romantic weekend away before he leaves.

  • Reply Ceenbeen@gmail.com January 19, 2015 at 9:27 am

    With out a doubt, I’d take my friend who is studying to be a landscaper. This place is surreal, and would be such an inspiring setting for sketching, reading, or studying. I’m currently studying to be a yoga instructor, and a ‘get-out-of-Cape-Town free card’ is just what my practice and studies need.

  • Reply Nicole January 19, 2015 at 9:30 am

    I would take my bestie for a fun girls weekend away.

  • Reply Ana Rocha January 19, 2015 at 9:31 am

    I would love to take my Gran to beautiful Clarens for her 82nd birthday.
    She is a country girl at heart, and grew up in a small mountain village in the north of Portugal as a child, so I know she would just love this beautiful spot. She always tells me all her amazing stories of farm animals and riverside picnics, so I think it would be an amazing treat for her and a chance to spend some quality time with her at this beautiful retreat.

  • Reply debbie January 19, 2015 at 9:41 am

    My husband proposed with a R5 ring on the sidewalk, in Clarence so who else would I take besides my gorgeous hubby!? And there’s plenty of room for our 18mo son to run wild 🙂

  • Reply Saul January 19, 2015 at 9:45 am

    I would really like to take my girlfriend. Because we are broke ass students and varisty is about to start and like obvs I laak her a lot and want spoil her. Probs even luv her.

  • Reply Kelly January 19, 2015 at 9:47 am

    Wow this looks amazing! Id take my boyfriend, sister and her husband…. because we don’t get to see each other nearly enough <3

  • Reply Bianca January 19, 2015 at 9:56 am

    I want to be selfish and say I’d take myself, but my parents really deserve it more than I do. They’ve been really stressed lately and this would do them good! (Also retweeted 🙂

  • Reply kaeli January 19, 2015 at 9:57 am

    I’d take my adventure buddy/boyfriend.
    I’m back at work and he’s about to start his Masters study marathon in sustainability.
    This would completely be the perfect break from all the craziness for the two of us.

  • Reply Amz January 19, 2015 at 9:58 am

    I would take my boyfriend. An ornithologist at heart, he loves spending time in nature (especially these kinds of grasslands). This would therefore make an ideal anniversary weekend away.

  • Reply Amy January 19, 2015 at 10:21 am

    I’d give this as a wedding gift to my friends who are getting married.

  • Reply Lee-Anne January 19, 2015 at 10:40 am

    Ah, so amazing!
    Definitely would be taking my boyfriend with. He’s nice enough.

  • Reply Nicole January 19, 2015 at 10:47 am

    I’d take my hubby for a little cheeky getaway, need a bit of a break since our little girl came a long, looks like the perfect place to reconnect! x

  • Reply Sonja McKaiser January 19, 2015 at 10:54 am

    Looks idyllic! Love Clarens ♡ Entered via Facebook and Twitter 🙂

  • Reply Cornell January 19, 2015 at 10:58 am

    I would love to win this and when I win I would take my parents with as we want to go to Clarens real bad!
    Shared and like all the pages on Facebook and tweeted about it too!! 🙂

  • Reply Rochelle Brink January 19, 2015 at 11:26 am

    Would love to take my boyfriend along on this getaway, been looking for 1 year anniversary getaway places and this looks so perfect!

  • Reply Patrick John O'Doherty January 19, 2015 at 11:30 am

    I would really like to take my wife here so I can walk the beautiful fields and tell her how much I love her.

  • Reply RobsieM January 19, 2015 at 11:57 am

    On one of our very first dates, Woman’s Day 2012, Hudson (now my hunky fiance) drove me all the way to Clarens JUST FOR THE DAY so that I could play in the snow as I’d never experienced it before. So obviously we ended up eating the snow, making snow angels and snow men and having a snow ball fight.

    I would love to be able to spend more than just a day in Clarens with my Hudsband (eeeep, April is our BIG day). <3

  • Reply Hannah K January 19, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    I will take my lovely lover for our 6 year anniversary in April! I tweeted, liked and shared! Holding thumbs!

  • Reply Elle January 19, 2015 at 12:21 pm

    I would take my mom. We both need a weekend filled with big skies to calm our city-frazzled nerves. Liked and tweeted.

  • Reply Carey January 19, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    Before 28 March I would take my husband and daughter Honor for a mini babymoon, after March I’d take along my newborn son too! Would be a dream come true to visit Clarens, and for my daughter to go for her first horse riding session!

  • Reply Jenty January 19, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    Definitely my boys! We’ve never been to Clarens and I’d love to go there and explore the area and take lots of photos

  • Reply Natalie le Roux January 19, 2015 at 1:49 pm

    Ooh! Pick me! Having saved all my leave over December for my wedding which is in a month, and living vicariously through EVERYONE else’s Instagram holiday pics, plus only a late (hopefully overseas) honeymoon only in July/August this year, a little post-wedding min-moon break in this place would go down so well! 😀 Pleeeeeaaaaase!

    I’ve also liked everything on Facebook. 🙂

  • Reply Nic Berti January 19, 2015 at 2:01 pm

    I would take my rad girlfriend with, she deserves a weekend away for putting up with all my shit. 🙂
    Tweeted: https://twitter.com/TheBeardJHB/status/557144917676687361

  • Reply marcelle January 19, 2015 at 2:07 pm

    My husband and I have been meaning to plan a trip to Clarence so this would be ideal for our little family.

  • Reply morgan brink January 19, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    I would love to take my Husband Ruan Brink for our 1 year wedding anniversary! We didn’t go on honeymoon as we could not afford it so this would be an amazing adventure for both of us!

  • Reply Megs Hartwig January 19, 2015 at 2:30 pm

    I would definitely take my sister, Wendy for a girls weekend away of bonding, laughter and fun. Such amazing prize! I have shared this giveaway on Twitter (@flutterbymegs)! Fingers crossed!

  • Reply Jane Paterson January 19, 2015 at 2:51 pm

    Hello!

    I’d take my lovely boyfriend, Franco Fernandes!
    I have tweeted about your giveaway and retweeted you a couple of times @thewishingbird
    I have pinned about the giveaway – jane paterson.

    x

  • Reply Rebecca Robertson January 19, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    This looks like a stunning place! I would take my hubby for our 1 year anniversary.

  • Reply Immanuel January 19, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    I would really love to take my wife with me
    We have always driven through beautiful Clarens but have never had the chance to take it all in. This is that opportunity to find that potential regular retreat away from the busyness of city life

  • Reply Missy January 19, 2015 at 2:57 pm

    I have ALWAYS wanted to go to Clarens! It just always looks so beautiful. My husband has never been either and I’d love us to exlpore and share in it together…:)

  • Reply Karen January 19, 2015 at 3:20 pm

    Hey Ange – No idea who I’d take… probably someone from the Tindersphere. Jokes.
    I have also shared this giveaway on Twitter (@karenistic)!

  • Reply Amanda Rautenbach January 19, 2015 at 3:43 pm

    It would probably be with my big sister. She has 3 busy boys of which one is disabled. She is always helping others. She is definitely deserving of an awesome weekend away.
    Liked and shared

  • Reply Jenni January 19, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    I would so love to surprise my husband and kids with a weekend away! He works so hard and we haven’t had a holiday for more than 2 years.

  • Reply Gaelyn @ Heart of Iron January 19, 2015 at 4:14 pm

    I would LOVE to take my husband with me to explore Clarens! We were there a while back for a wedding but didn’t get any time to enjoy it amidst the wedding chaos and have been itching to return to satisfy our itch to explore!

  • Reply Keri-Ann January 19, 2015 at 4:41 pm

    I would take my long suffering Kevin – because even PRs and sports journos need a PROPER getaway so they can be reminded about what really matters. And PS I’m gonna tweet you too.

  • Reply tamara January 19, 2015 at 5:01 pm

    It would be such a treat to get away for a weekend and take a breather. I would take my partner along so we can use a weekend alone away for something other than admin.

  • Reply Cassidy Meyer January 19, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    This looks beautiful. My boyfriend and I are students and are always looking for opportunities for us to go on affordable holidays. This year he spent his entire December and January holiday away from family and friends getting work experience to put on his CV . I would love to win this little get away so that we can go somewhere and he can can feel like he has had a nice break. Also, I have no Valentines day ideas, so this would be so amazing.

  • Reply hannah mclean January 19, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    i would really love to take my dear husband shane with me. he travels a lot for work and it would be so nice for us to be able to travel together for a change 🙂 i tweeted about it too @hannahped

  • Reply Tarryn January 19, 2015 at 6:02 pm

    Would love to take my family x

  • Reply rehana seedat January 19, 2015 at 6:35 pm

    I would take my 68 year old as he really deserves a break! I have tweeted as well @rehanaseedat and I have liked both Omega Luxury Mountain Retreat Facebook page & Lucky Pony Facebook page

  • Reply Jo Davidson January 19, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    I would take my darling boyfriend because he is quite simply the best company for everything this gorgeous spot begs for: slow strolls and fun bike rides, long lazy reading afternoons, soaking up a sunrise/sunset, a fish braai under the stars, sinking into the jacuzzi, the time to write and contemplate. All our idea of true decadence. (I almost never use my twitter but I will be sharing this gem there – ohdearjo)

    • Reply Jo Davidson January 19, 2015 at 7:25 pm

      Oops! My handle is actually @OhDear_Jo!

  • Reply Mariza Benrkia January 19, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Giovanni

  • Reply Nadia January 19, 2015 at 9:17 pm

    Oh beautiful Clarens

  • Reply Nadia January 19, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    Oh beautiful Clarens

  • Reply Nadia January 19, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    Oh beautiful Clarens

  • Reply Gillion January 19, 2015 at 9:32 pm

    I wound take my boyfriend for a surprise and much needed getaway to recharge and get our relationship back on track. I’m tweeting as well. I never win anything so I have to increase my chances.

  • Reply Tar January 19, 2015 at 9:53 pm

    I would take my fantastic boyfriend 🙂 also its our fifth year anniversary on the 23rd so this would be the coolest present!!!

  • Reply Charne Nel January 20, 2015 at 5:30 am

    I would take my boyfriend Phil, who needs a beautiful, peaceful getaway after an incredibly rough start to 2015. This is exactly what he needs! We would both be so grateful.

  • Reply Yolande' Erasmus January 20, 2015 at 5:51 am

    Wow! When I saw the original pics from your trip on twitter, I knew I had to go there this year! I would love to take my sussie for a weekend away and some bonding time.

  • Reply Sacha Proctor January 20, 2015 at 7:27 am

    Wow this looks amazing – I would love to take my husband – we are expecting a baby this year and would really love to take a weekend away before the baby comes to have special
    Time together like a baby moon 😉

  • Reply Karen Marais January 20, 2015 at 8:45 am

    I would definately take my husband , Chris. We got married last year March , but due to crazy work schedules have not had a chance to have a Honeymoon. I think this is the perfect place to have some alone time , away from the craziness of life.

  • Reply Lionel Millard January 20, 2015 at 9:16 am

    Wow heaven is a place on earth! This place looks amazing! I would definitely take my hubby with me, for a romantic week end away from work and the city…

  • Reply Michelle Vermaak January 20, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Hi Miss Lucky Pony.

    It would be a privilege and big saving if I could win this and take my boyfriend away to Omega Mountain retreat for his 31st Birthday.

    I have liked Lucky Pony, and Omega Mountain retreat on Facebook and tweeted you ( I am @ michiev)

  • Reply Lesley January 20, 2015 at 9:50 am

    Liked and liked 🙂 Absolutely amazing! I would take my husband and kids for a relaxed weekend away from the smog! Clarens is one of our favourite destinations and I would love to stay here.

  • Reply Amy Harrison January 20, 2015 at 10:24 am

    I would love to take Senzo, the most delightful human I have yet to come across. Quirky cottages, kisses and wild views. What could be better, eh?

    • Reply Amy Harrison January 20, 2015 at 10:29 am

      (Liked and liked)

  • Reply Vanessa January 20, 2015 at 10:45 am

    This looks like a gorgeous place to cuddle up on a winter weekend with husb.

  • Reply Reinardt Munnik January 20, 2015 at 10:50 am

    I’ll take my wife, Janneke Munnik!

  • Reply Jonathan Quirk January 20, 2015 at 11:36 am

    I would take my lovely girlfriend Sulet as she has never been to Clarens before and that looks like an amazing place to get to know the beautiful town of Clarens and its surroundings! X

  • Reply gene January 20, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    Wow, I’d take my lovely wife Lauren Fowler for a wknd away 🙂

  • Reply Dewald Kirsten January 20, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    God gave me the most wonderful wife. Sometimes in life you make mistakes and those mistakes have an impact on your partner. I’ve learned that one should always make quality time for your wife or husband and never loose focus on each other’s needs. I committed to spend one weekend a month with my lovely wife in 2015, away from the kids and everyday distractions. Well its either I win this weekend giveaway at this wonderful place or go camping somewhere. My wish – to take the mother of my children, my gorgeous wife with me to Omega Luxury Mountain Retreat .

  • Reply Alriette Gibbs January 20, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    My Blake.

  • Reply Rico January 20, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    Wow… I would take me girlfriend away for a weekend… Maybe after the weekend she could be my fianceé… 😉

  • Reply Nicolene January 20, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    My girlfriend. This looks so lovely and peaceful.

  • Reply Clerissa January 20, 2015 at 4:47 pm

    So lovely…. so beautiful…. entered x

  • Reply Tia Hattingh January 20, 2015 at 5:27 pm

    My husband for our silver wedding anniversary!

  • Reply Elke Lockem January 20, 2015 at 5:51 pm

    Wow! What an awesome prize! I would love to take my bestfriend,who is also the man of my dreams for his 30th Birthday!

  • Reply christelle els January 20, 2015 at 6:03 pm

    I would take my husband. We did not have a honymoon due to family’s fighting with one another on ouer wedding day. We are married for 13 years and for 6 years he worked away from home he’s only been back in SA for the past 2 years after he was retrenched our marriage had its ups and downs but we love one another more then ever because we got trough bad times and only got stronger. I would love to have our honymoon we never had and show him how much I love him.

  • Reply Jax January 20, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    Would love to take my 2 sons for a weekend as all 3 of us had to work over the Christmas period and for them to experience the beautiful outdoors.

  • Reply Excelle January 20, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    My new hubby and I actuallynlooked at Omega to go on our really small honeymoon a few weeks ago and tbey were our first choice but unfortunagely were fully booked and we couldn’t go. Unfortunately he has gone back to the USA and I now have to be alone for a month before I can see him again, so now he won’t be able to see Omega’s beauty. I would however like to take my amazing mommy. I will be IMMIGRATING to the USA in a month and she is really holding back her tears and is supporting me every step of the way. It would be great if we can have a weekend just mom and daughter before I leave.

  • Reply Jacques January 20, 2015 at 8:22 pm

    My prinses!

  • Reply Yvette Janse van Rensburg January 20, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    I would take my mom… she deserves a weekend away….she lives far away and we only see each other a few times a year…would love spending some quality time with her….

  • Reply Julie Jones January 21, 2015 at 7:06 am

    My husband and I are always looking for new places to visit, and this looks absolutely stunning! I’ve liked both the Facebook pages (though admittedly I liked yours ages ago), and now I’m holding thumbs! Thank you very much for hosting the giveaway 🙂

  • Reply Chantelle C January 21, 2015 at 9:23 am

    My husband and i could do with a no-stress romantic getaway!

  • Reply Katie Potter January 21, 2015 at 9:38 am

    I’m so glad seeing this post on Facebook has lead me to your beautiful blog! Anyway, I have done all the liking and tweeting as required and I have this pretty great guy in my life who happens to be my fiance. Not to mention, we were just looking at Clarens for part of our honeymoon anyway – no joke! #INeedAJecuzziInMyLife

  • Reply Natasja January 21, 2015 at 9:43 am

    I would take my husband and 2 adorable little girls (29 Month and 13 Month old) – they would love the open spaces to just run and be free…

  • Reply Natalie Roos January 21, 2015 at 9:52 am

    Even though I’m in Cape Town, I’d LOVE TO win this for my parents, who do so much for me. They deserve a break and I can’t think of a better place for them to get away and relax for a bit.

    Shared on FB and Twitter x

  • Reply Jani Venter January 21, 2015 at 10:14 am

    I’d love to take my husband on a surprise anniversary weekend. Clarens is just magical!

  • Reply Alex January 21, 2015 at 10:38 am

    What a beautiful part of the world! If I won I would surprise my boyfriend, Owen, with a weekend away at Omega.

  • Reply Justine G January 21, 2015 at 10:39 am

    Hey, wow looks amazing! Well I would take my hubby as it’s the first time we are returning to SA in 2 years and we have missed the beautiful countryside so much. Not only that but its my 30th birthday AND we are pregnant. 3 wonderful reasons to enjoy this place!! We haven’t had a holiday together in years and this would be a great break!

  • Reply James January 21, 2015 at 10:43 am

    Such an incredible place! Would absolutely love to take my soon-to-be wife Katie here on Honeymoon in February!!!

  • Reply Rob Garrett January 21, 2015 at 10:52 am

    Hey Miss Lucky Pony,

    Would love to take my wife here for her 30th during our trip to visit family in SA. We currently live in Hong Kong and are craving some wild open South African spaces.

  • Reply Megan Van As January 21, 2015 at 12:09 pm

    I would love to take my hubby for his birthday in February 🙂

  • Reply Nobukhosi Zulu January 21, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    I would take my best friend. She has had a really rough couple of months and could use a break from life!
    Tweeted! #pickme

  • Reply Megan Van As January 21, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    Another entry from me on twitter @MeggieVeeee

  • Reply Amy January 21, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Oh man Clarens is my favourite place in the world!! I would take my beautiful friend Jenna Skead because she inspires me to fill my life with beauty! xx

  • Reply Michelle Hack January 21, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    I would loooove to take my husband…been married just over a month now and it has been absolutely amazing, good weekend away for the 2 of us would be great!!!

  • Reply Chris Becker January 21, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    Thanks Ange– my wife and nearly two year old daughter would love to come out to Omega Clarens with me.

  • Reply Andrew Berry January 21, 2015 at 1:49 pm

    Defs my girl Ying-Poi

  • Reply Tyra Raghubir January 21, 2015 at 2:07 pm

    I would love to take my husband away for an unexpected romantic weekend. *fingers crossed*

  • Reply Lenja Dahms-Jansen January 21, 2015 at 4:37 pm

    I’d love to take my mom for a weekend away at the Retreat. A day before she was due to go on holiday to Cape Town she was checked into the hospital, so she’s missed out on her annual get away. I’d love to take her away once she’s recovered!

  • Reply Michelle Griessel January 21, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    i will take my son. Been a busy time and we can do with quality time

  • Reply Calvin lishendran pillay January 21, 2015 at 5:33 pm

    The views there are magnificent. I was there recently and can’t wait to go back. I’ve liked the pages. If I win I would take my partner and our best friends for an early celebration of our 5 year anniversary. (fingers crossed for the big unit 🙂

  • Reply Michelle January 21, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    Amazing looking place and I’d love to take my girls there because getting them out and into nature and fresh air is what makes us happy!

  • Reply Melinda Broster January 21, 2015 at 10:05 pm

    I would love to take my husband there for our Wedding anniversary on the 28 Feb. coming up! With two small children at home and living on a farm there aren’t too many date nights or special moments alone! This would be divine!

  • Reply Darren Chambers January 21, 2015 at 10:17 pm

    Liked,tweeted and retweeted! (@chambers_6) what a treat of a giveaway! I would def take my girlfriend away as she’s never been to Clarens before and it’s on our 2015 travel bucket list to stay at this spot!

  • Reply Carla Tucker January 22, 2015 at 6:56 am

    This looks fabulous….
    I would def take my hubby….romantic weekend away without our little Missy…Feb being the month of LOVE <3 & it's his birthday 20th Feb….practically PERFECT!

  • Reply Lukas January 22, 2015 at 9:58 am

    Yeah yeah yeah! She puts the names in the winners box!

  • Reply Vivienne Molloy January 22, 2015 at 10:06 am

    Without a doubt I’d take my beautiful bearded boyfriend to celebrate our five year anniversary, which happens to fall on Valentine’s Day.

  • Reply Gabi January 22, 2015 at 10:54 am

    I’ve been wanting to go to Clarens for a while now after hearing great things about it from family and friends. This looks like a beautiful place for me and my lovely boyfriend to spend our 3 year anniversary! Great review and winner or not, I reckon we have to check this place out!

  • Reply Gabrielle Gray January 22, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    This looks incredible! I would take my boyfriend, Simon. One of aims for 2015 is to travel more locally, and this looks like the perfect opportunity to start:)

  • Reply Emma January 22, 2015 at 11:05 pm

    I would take my pal NJ so that we could relive the great Knysna marathon getaway of 2009 (minus some running) and laugh ourselves stukkend.

  • Reply Stephni January 23, 2015 at 8:57 am

    Wow what a awesome prize! Would love to go with my husband, we have our 4 year anniversary in March and it is my birthday 🙂

  • Reply Cassandra de Iongh January 29, 2015 at 3:37 pm

    I have liked and tweeted. Would love to take my boyfriend, Morgan, who works too hard and seldom gets a break.

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  • Reply Amy Whittam May 6, 2016 at 1:31 pm

    I would take my husband to this amazingly, beautiful place. We have been trying to fall pregnant for 3 years and found out 3 months ago that the IVF we went through was unsuccessful. The whole process was incredibly stressful on both of us and I think a getaway like this, with its breathtaking views, would do us both a lot of good with reconnecting and healing.
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