superpowered teenagers and talking squirrels, it seems that most sitcoms can’t
make it through a single episode without making some mention of the American Dream and making it seem like
the easiest thing in the world to achieve. While spending your life lazing
around a beach house doing nothing more taxing than flipping burgers could get
boring really fast, today’s Groupon lets you experience the South African
version of the dream life; accommodation for two in a sea-facing deck room at
Aqua Dreams for R349 per couple per night.
say home is where the heart is, staring at the same four walls and the stack of
dishes that have been standing on the counter since last Sunday’s pot-roast can
cause even the highest-soaring heart to sink. Living on a bustling suburban
street and awaking to the sounds of morning traffic and noisy kids on their way
to school probably doesn’t help either. Though they say a change is as good as
a holiday, changing your everyday scenery to the walls of a hotel room usually
means forgoing some of the comforts of home everyone gets so used to. With
satellite television, a computer and full wireless internet access, the
stylishly furnished self-catering luxury guesthouse is just like home, only
better, because home probably doesn’t come with a picturesque garden-route and
a massive sea-facing patio.
all day lazing around or hitting the green at one of the nearby golf-courses
doesn’t get your adrenalin pumping, maybe doing the world’s highest bungee-jump
or scuba-diving around the nearby coral reefs is more your cup of tea. The
wide-range of nearby cultural and adrenalin-pumping activities means you don’t
have to spend the day reading the paper or sipping tea on the deck if you don’t
Even if you spend your lazy day flipping burgers on the private patio BBQ, catching up on your tan in one of the deck chairs or just flipping through the satellite channels, being surrounded by the chic décor and sea-breeze makes even the most mundane activity seem shiny and new.
Sea-breeze Fact: A hotel in the Saharan desert offers free accommodation to anyone who can collect all twenty seven coconuts scattered throughout their maze. Only two people in the hotel’s history have managed to complete this task.