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A matching Airbnb stay for every dad
For those looking for a special and personalised gift to celebrate the amazing father figures in their lives, Airbnb has the solution. This Father’s Day, gift your dad the experience of a unique overnight stay. Airbnb has a list of suitable overnight stays for every father figure.
For the dad who loves water
Does your dad really relax when he is on or near the water? Then a stay on a house boat is the perfect getaway. A houseboat gives you the feeling of being in the middle of nature, without compromising on comfort. You don’t get any closer to the water!
This House boat on a wine farm in Grabouw in the Western Cape offers a special way to relax and unwind. Stokies Ark, as the houseboat is named, is permanently moored to the banks of the largest dam on the South Hill Vineyards wine farm. In addition to stunning views of the surrounding Kogelberg Biosphere mountains, guests can also enjoy a wine tasting and picnic on the property.
For the dad who loves being in nature
Sometimes spending time in nature is the best gift you can give. A place to walk outside for hours, or to just enjoy the silence with a beer on the grass. The Wild Syringa in Magaliesburg, Gauteng, offers silence, serenity, and breathtaking views aplenty. Remember to pack your hiking boots as the area has fabulous trails.
For the dad who loves the farm life
Situated on a 5,000-hectare working farm, the Karoo Ridge River Lodge in Middelburg in the Eastern Cape is like stepping back in time… a quieter time! The area is particularly scenic – think mountains, open plains, and riverine thicket. You’re almost guaranteed to see indigenous Nguni and Ankole cattle and the area is a bird watcher’s paradise.
For the dad who loves the energy of the big city
Joburg’s Favourite Airbnb in Johannesburg is ideal for those dads who enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city. Centrally located, you’ll have easy access to the airport, Gautrain stations and shopping and dining. What’s more, the lights and WiFi stay on during loadshedding.
For the dad who loves the fur children as much as the human ones
Four Good Season, a huge but homely property in the town of Clarence, is filled with the kind of bright, natural light that puts everyone in a good mood, including the four-legged children. The house is practically on the river, with stunning mountain views. It’s a short drive to Clarence Square where you’ll find dining experiences,the Clarens Brewery, wonderful walks, art galleries and more.
Dads can now also save and add notes on their favourite listings with the revamped “wishlists” recently introduced in Airbnb’s 2023 May Release. Wishlists now have a revamped interface, one-tap saving and an improved calendar that shows the availability of desired properties – making it easier to pick out the perfect stay for Father’s Day together!