Unusual and celebrity Airbnbs for your next weekend away

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Music icon Oskido has joined the Airbnb business
Music icon Oskido has joined the Airbnb business

It's level one and because of lockdown, people have started exploring South Africa and taking short lefts.

Their perfect holiday might be in a luxury hotel or camping on some isolated area. But now there's a whole new accommodation area to explore - celebrity homes.

Want a peak at DJ Zinhle's life or to sleep in Oskido's bed? We look at some of the unusual homes you could visit for your next holiday.

Houseboat Myrtle - Knysna

This is a permanently anchored cottage in water in the Knysna Lagoon. It sleeps four guests on two double beds. The private main bedroom has its own deck. The second bed is a convertible bed, more ideal for two children, as it is in the living area, so is not a private room.
The houseboat boasts a kitchen nook with a 4 plate gas stove, oven and large fridge, a braai on the deck if you would like to cook outdoors while taking in the views. It also has a spacious bathroom with a hot shower and a toilet.

The "DAM" House - Hartbeespoort

Situated at the Cradle of Humankind in Gauteng, it was originally a farm dam.

Oskido's Hyde Park luxury apartment

Legendary musician Oskido now has an apartment available in Hyde Park. It has 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom, an open-plan kitchen, with a dining and living area, leading to a balcony with a view.

Guest can have access to a gym, steam room, ice room, and a restaurant.

DJ Zinhle's Bryanston luxury apartment

Hitmaker DJ Zinhle has a 2-bedroom apartment in Bryanston. It sleeps four guests, has 2 bedrooms, two beds and two bathrooms. It also has the kind of furniture she has in her own home and a dressing room.

Tin Can Glamping Caravan

In Kwa Zulu Natal, the unusual style of accommodation offers patio with river views, a kitchenette with a fridge and a stovetop, and a private bathroom with shower. This is a refurbished 1966 Gypsy caravan used for a glamping experience.

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