HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION OPTIONS FOR HOLIDAYS TO SOUTH AFRICA

A cliché maybe but South Africa really is a ‘World in one Country’. A large country that contains many fascinating & distinct natural features, regions, cultures & attractions – but they all blend harmoniously to form the modern Rainbow Nation that is South Africa.

South Africa is home to some of the finest hotels & lodges in the world, ranging from high quality guesthouses to luxury hotels and spectacular big game and wildlife lodges.

Described by Sir Francis Drake in 1580 as ‘the fairest cape in all the world’, the ‘Mother City’ of Cape Town is one of the world’s top tourist destinations. The oldest city in the country, nestled in the shadow of Table Mountain, Cape Town is a vibrant and colourful city. Often described as ‘’One City, Many Cultures’’ Cape Town, with it’s cultural diversity, epitomises South Africa’s Rainbow Nation tag.

Abbey Manor Guesthouse exterior

ABBEY MANOR GUESTHOUSE

Abbey Manor Luxury Guest House was built in 1905 and is set high on the slopes of Table Mountain with unrivalled views over the beautiful city of Cape Town and Table Bay.

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The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay

THE BAY HOTEL & SPA

The Bay Hotel is situated in Camps Bay beach, one of the best beaches in Cape Town. Step outside and enjoy the many bars, cafés and restaurants in this vibrant area.

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Blackheath Lodge pool

BLACKHEATH LODGE

Blackheath Lodge, a Victorian guest house, built in the 1880s, situated below Signal Hill in Sea Point on the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town, a stone’s throw from the waterfront.

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Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel exterior

CAPE CADOGAN BOUTIQUE HOTEL

Nestled between Table Mountain and the city centre, the classically-chic Cape Cadogan Hotel is ideally located within easy walking distance of boutique shops, restaurants and bars.

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Cape Grace Table Mountain exterior

THE CAPE GRACE HOTEL

The Cape Grace is a classic hotel, set on its own private quay on the vibrant V&A Waterfront, overlooking the yacht marina, with Table Mountain as a backdrop.

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The Cellars-Hohenort exterior

THE CELLARS-HOHENORT

Within 9½ Acres of manicured gardens in historical Constantia Valley, Cape Town, is the beautiful country escape of The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel overlooking a small vineyard.

Within 9 and a half Acres of manicured gardens in historical Constantia Valley, Cape Town, is the beautiful country escape of The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel overlooking a small vineyard.

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Four Rosmead exterior at night

FOUR ROSMEAD GUEST HOUSE

Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a stylishly re-modelled Edwardian home, with magnificent views of Table Mountain, Lions Head, Signal Hills, Table Bay, and the city centre.

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Glen Avon Lodge patio area

GLEN AVON LODGE

Glen Avon Lodge is a very comfortable hotel set in the heart of the upmarket scenic garden suburb of Constantia Valley. It maintains a relaxed atmosphere for a city location.

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The Hyde Hotel Cape Town exterior

THE HYDE HOTEL

In the cosmopolitan Sea Point, The Hyde Hotel has its own easy style and is ideal for the discerning business or leisure traveller. It offers contemporary charm & modern comfort.

Within the cosmopolitan Sea Point, The Hyde Hotel has its own easy style and is ideal for the business or leisure traveller. It offers contemporary charm & modern comfort.

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The Belmond Mount Nelson entrance

THE MOUNT NELSON HOTEL

Set in the vibrant Cape Town, The Belmond Mount Nelson is one of the most iconic hotels in South Africa. Located in the leafy suburb of Gardens at the foot of Table Mountain.

Set within the vibrant Cape Town, The Belmond Mount Nelson is one of the most iconic hotels in South Africa. Located in the leafy suburb of Gardens at the foot of Table Mountain.

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One and Only Cape Town Exterior

ONE&ONLY CAPE TOWN

One & Only is in the heart of Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront, with views of Table Mountain, This contemporary urban resort combines a chic island design with an African flair.

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The Portswood Hotel entrance exterior

THE PORTSWOOD HOTEL

The Portswood Hotel is perfectly situated adjacent to the V&A Waterfront, within walking distance of all the attractions in this area. It exudes an authentic nautical atmosphere.

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The President Hotel Exterior of Building

THE PRESIDENT HOTEL

The President is a large, sea-side hotel located just on the edge of Bantry Bay, along Cape Town’s famed Atlantic Seaboard. The Rooms face either the sea or mountains.

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Redbourne Hilldrop exterior with pool area

REDBOURNE HILLDROP

Attentively restored, award winning B&B providing comfort & convenience in the upper slopes of Table Mountain, Redbourne Hilldrop boasts stunning views of Cape Town.

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The Silo exterior and harbour views

THE SILO

The Silo is built in the grain elevator portion of the historic grain silo complex filling six floors above what will become the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa.

The Silo has been built in the grain elevator portion of the historic grain silo complex occupying six floors above what will become the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa.

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Presidential Suite at the 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa

TWELVE APOSTLES HOTEL & SPA

This 5-star boutique hotel is 15 minutes from the city centre and the vibrant V&A Waterfront, via their complimentary car transfer service – quicker still if you use the helipad.

This 5-star boutique hotel and spa is a scenic 15 minutes from the city centre and the vibrant V&A Waterfront, via a complimentary car transfer service – quicker still if you use the helipad.

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Victoria & Alfred exterior

VICTORIA & ALFRED HOTEL

Framed by the ocean and Table Mountain, the elegance, location and comfort of the Victoria & Alfred Hotel is rivalled only by its relaxed atmosphere and warm personal service.

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The Vineyard Hotel exterior view

THE VINEYARD HOTEL & SPA

The Vineyard Hotel & Spa is a 4-star hotel in the suburb of Newlands. In 7 acres of attractively landscaped parkland, it has 200 years of history within its walls.

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Winchester Mansions in Sea Point Cape Town

WINCHESTER MANSIONS

The Winchester Mansions is an iconic building on the Atlantic seafront in Cape Town, perfectly located within close proximity to the V&A Waterfront, and central business district.

The Winchester Mansions is an iconic building on the Atlantic seafront in Cape Town, perfectly located closely to the V&A Waterfront, and central business district.

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Just a 45-minute drive from Cape Town and you’re in the scenic mountains and valleys of the Winelands – gracious gabled Cape Dutch homesteads, cask-lined cellars, oak-treed towns, historical monuments and fine restaurants.The charming towns and wine routes of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Paarl and Wellington are there to be explored and savoured, like good wine ! Stellenbosch & Franschhoek are packed with cafes, galleries and restaurants.

Franschhoek Country House villas

FRANSCHHOEK COUNTRY HOUSE

Franschhoek Country House & Villas is a privately owned boutique hotel, located minutes away from the Franschhoek town, it boasts historical charm with uninterrupted views.

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Grootbos Private Game Reserve Exterior

GROOTBOS PRIVATE NATURE RESERVE

Grootbos is in the Cape Floral Kingdom, overlooking the whale watching haven of Walker Bay. It includes two lodges which have been built in harmony with the natural surroundings.

Grootbos in the Cape Floral Kingdom, overlooks the whale watching haven of Walker Bay. It includes two lodges which have been built within the natural surroundings.

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Harbour House Hotel Exterior

HARBOUR HOUSE HOTEL

Enjoying one the most prominent of positions in the Old Harbour area of Hermanus, Harbour House Hotel is flanked by the ocean and the bustling center of this town.

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The Marine Hermanus Exterior

THE MARINE

The Marine holds prime position atop the cliffs at Hermanus, with spectacular seascapes over Walker Bay and the Overberg Mountains. Relax in it’s finely manicured gardens.

The Marine holds prime position atop the cliffs at Hermanus, with seascapes over Walker Bay and the Overberg Mountains. Relax in it’s finely manicured gardens.

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Mont Rochelle exterior and vineyard

MONT ROCHELLE

Mont Rochelle is a stunning hotel in one of the most unique and beautiful settings, surrounded by vineyards, up on a mountain overlooking the picturesque Franschhoek valley.

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Oude Werf hotel

OUDE WERF HOTEL

In a historical town and part of the Cape Wine Route, at Oude Werf Hotel you can enjoy a myriad of shops, museums, art galleries, world class vineyards and beautiful architecture.

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Pelagus House Cape Exterior

PELAGUS HOUSE

Metres away from the cliff path, Pelagus & Nautilus House awaits you. Elegant and tranquil, with spectacular views of the ocean, this is an ideal spot for viewing the whales.

Metres away from the cliff path, Pelagus & Nautilus House awaits you. Elegant and tranquil, with views of the ocean and the sound of its waves, this is an ideal spot for whale watching.

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The Garden Route, stretching ostensibly from the Cape Winelands to Port Elizabeth, is one of the most popular tourist routes in South Africa. It is best known for its abundance of blue skies, white sand beaches, rolling oceans, dramatic mountain scenery, indigenous fynbos, ostrich antics and local hospitality.

Fancourt Hotel estates hotel

FANCOURT HOTEL & COUNTRY CLUB

Fancourt Hotel & Country Club is South Africa’s premier golfing and leisure resort, set at the foot of the Outeniqua Mountains on the outskirts of George in the Garden Route.

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Hog Hollow country lodge

HOG HOLLOW COUNTRY LODGE

This is luxury African chic accommodation, 20km outside Plettenberg Bay, with one of the most incredible views along the Garden Route. Hog Hollow is set in a private nature reserve.

luxury African chic accommodation, 20km outside Plettenberg Bay, with one of the most incredible views along the Garden Route. Hog Hollow is set in a private nature reserve.

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La Plume exterior at night

LA PLUME

La Plume is an ostrich, alfalfa and vine farm with views of the Swartberg mountains and Olifants River valley. A warm welcome awaits at this 1902 Victorian homestead.

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Lairds Lodge exterior at night

LAIRDS LODGE COUNTRY ESTATE

Lairds Lodge is a country house set on a 24-acre estate, offering mountain views and a secluded swimming pool, positioned between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.

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The Plettenberg hotel

THE PLETTENBERG

An exquisite five star Hotel situated in one of the most spectacular Garden Route towns, built on a rocky headland overlooking sandy beaches, the Otteniqua Mountains & Formosa Bay.

A five star Hotel situated in one of the spectacular Garden Route towns, built on a rocky headland overlooking sandy beaches, the Otteniqua Mountains & Formosa Bay.

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Rex Hotel knysna exterior entrance

THE REX HOTEL

The Rex Hotel is ideally located in the centre of the town of Knysna, in the Garden Route. This contemporary hotel is only a few minutes’ walk to the Knysna Waterfront.

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Rosenhof Country House exterior

ROSENHOF COUNTRY HOUSE

On the outskirts of Oudtshoorn, is the Victorian homestead of Rosenhof Country House. Surrounded by a gorgeous rose garden, it is a little oasis in this beautiful Karoo landscape.

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Surval Boutique Olive Estate Exterior

SURVAL BOUTIQUE OLIVE ESTATE

If you enjoy luxury and sophisticated elegance, savour the sights and sounds of Oudtshoorn from Surval. It is an exceptional working farm estate offering a superb stay.

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Swartberg Hotel sunset exterior

THE SWARTBERG HOTEL

Situated in the Karoo town of Prince Albert, Swartberg Hotel is a Victorian hotel dating back to 1864. It boasts a rich history and its one of 19 national monuments in the village.

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The Eastern Cape is a popular province for tourists to visit, with a great range of both activities and fine accommodation. Due to its location at the tail end of the Garden Route and with the National Parks as one of the main attractions of the Eastern Cape, it is not surprising that many people choose to ‘tag on’ a safari or game viewing experience before or after their Garden Route itinerary.

Amakhala Game Reserve game drive

AMAKHALA GAME RESERVE

The Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape, is a perfect Big Five safari destination after visiting Cape Town and the Garden Route, with 11 lodges on the reserve.

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The Elephant House

ELEPHANT HOUSE & STABLE COTTAGES

The Elephant House is an exclusive thatched lodge set in the sun-drenched Sundays River valley, offering game drives into nearby Addo Elephant Park and Elephant Back Safaris.

The Elephant House is an exclusive thatched lodge set in the Sundays River valley, offering game drives into nearby Addo Elephant Park and Elephant Back Safaris.

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Hopefield Country House exterior gardens

HOPEFIELD COUNTRY HOUSE & GUEST FARM

Set on a working citrus farm, in the Sundays River Valley, Eastern Cape, amidst beautiful gardens, Hopefield Country House offers charm, warm hospitality and excellent service.

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Kariega Game Reserve Eastern Cape

KARIEGA GAME RESERVE

A natural add-on to a Cape Town or Garden Route trip, the 10,000 hectare 'Big 5' Kariega Game Reserve is set in the wilderness of the Kariega and Bushmans River Valleys.

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Pumba Private Game Reserve setting

PUMBA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, in the heart of Eastern Cape’s beautiful landscape, lies the Big Five Pumba Private Game Reserve, home to the endangered White Lion.

Between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, in the heart of Eastern Cape’s landscape, lies the Big Five Pumba Private Game Reserve, home to the endangered White Lion.

Between Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown, in Eastern Cape’s landscape, lies the Big Five Pumba Private Game Reserve, home to the endangered White Lion.

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Radisson Blu Hotel Port Elizabeth Exterior

RADISSON BLU HOTEL

The Radisson Blu Hotel is located in the upmarket suburb of Summerstrand in Port Elizabeth. From its prime location, guests are a mere stroll away from beautiful beaches.

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Shamwari Game Reserve exterior

SHAMWARI GAME RESERVE

Stretching over 5 of South Africa’s 7 biomes in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, The Award winning, Shamwari Private Game Reserve is home to Africa’s Big Five.

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Sibuya Tented Camp forest camp

SIBUYA TENTED CAMPS

Sibuya is a scenic, tented game reserve spanning the Kariega Estuary on its course to meet the Indian Ocean. It is South Africa's only game reserve accessible solely by boat.

Sibuya is a scenic, tented game reserve and tented camp spanning the Kariega Estuary on its course to meet the Indian Ocean. It is South Africa's only game reserve accessible solely by boat.

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Named after the great Limpopo River that flows along its northern border the northern most province in South Africa is rich in wildlife, spectacular scenery and a wealth of historical and cultural treasures. This uncrowded and natural province boasts wildlife safaris and nature trails – untamed Africa at its finest.

Idle and Wild Guest House & Cottages Hazyview

IDLE & WILD GUEST HOUSE & COTTAGES

At Idle & Wild you can listen to the fish eagles calling as you unwind in secluded and spacious thatched rondavels and cottages. It is on a macadamia farm in the Sabie River valley.

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Entrance to Khaya Ndlovu Manor House

KHAYA NDLOVU MANOR HOUSE

Khaya Ndlovu in Sepedi means ‘Home of the Elephant’ and here in the 15 000 hectare Blue Canyon Conservancy near Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province guests and elephants share space.

Khaya Ndlovu in Sepedi means ‘Home of the Elephant’ and here in the Blue Canyon Conservancy near Hoedspruit, Limpopo Province guests and elephants share space.

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Makweti Safari Lodge exterior view

MAKWETI SAFARI LODGE

Makweti is for the true safari connoisseur in search of diverse wildlife and a Big 5 experience. It’s antique furnishings, rich woods, leather and woven textures create a homely elegance.

Makweti is for the true safari connoisseur in search of diverse wildlife and a Big 5 experience. It’s antique furnishings, rich woods, leather and textures create a homely elegance.

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Mhondoro Game Lodge deck dining

MHONDORO GAME LODGE

Mhondoro Game Lodge in the Welgevonden Game Reserve, is positioned at the foot of the Waterberg Mountains and known for its attractive terrain, deep gorges and plateaus.

Mhondoro Game Lodge in the Welgevonden Game Reserve, is at the foot of the Waterberg Mountains and known for its attractive terrain, deep gorges and plateaus.

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Nedile Game Lodge deck sundowners with bush views

NEDILE GAME LODGE

Uniquely positioned with sweeping views of the plains and bush below, Nedile Lodge is in the malaria-free Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, only 3 hours drive north of Pretoria.

Positioned with sweeping views of the plains and bush below, Nedile Lodge is in the malaria-free Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, only 3 hours drive north of Pretoria.

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Perry's Bridge Hollow Hotel

PERRY'S BRIDGE HOLLOW

Perry’s Bridge Hollow is located a short drive from the Kruger National Park in the heart of Hazyview in Mpumalanga, gateway into the Kruger and scenic Panoramic Route.

Perry’s Bridge Hollow is located a short drive from the Kruger National Park in the heart of Hazyview in Mpumalanga, which is the gateway into the Kruger and scenic Panoramic Route.

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Sprawling garden views at Rissington Inn

RISSINGTON INN

Rissington Inn offers affordable, award-winning lodging in a bush setting just outside Hazyview, the heart of the Lowveld. The perfect stopover on the way to the game reserves.

Rissington Inn offers affordable, award-winning accommodation in a bush setting just outside Hazyview, the heart of the Lowveld. The perfect stopover on the way to the game reserves.

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Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks along with the best in Africa. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld Kruger National Park is nearly 2 million hectares in size (21 000 sq km), which is roughly the size of Wales!

Bongani Mountain Lodge exterior

BONGANI MOUNTAIN LODGE

Bongani Mountain Lodge is in the Malelane Mountain range and surrounded by the African bushveld. Here you can connect back to a simple life amidst the tranquillity of nature.

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Well lit walkway at Chitwa Chitwa

CHITWA CHITWA

In the renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Chitwa Chitwa offers an unforgettable African experience in one of the most unique settings, adjoining the famous Kruger National Park.

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Honeyguide Tented Safari Camp Exterior

HONEYGUIDE TENTED SAFARI CAMP

Honeyguide Tented Camps are located in the 23,000 hectare Manyeleti Game Reserve between the Timbavati and Sabi Sand Reserve and borders the Kruger National Park.

Honeyguide Tented Camps are located in the 23,000 hectare Manyeleti Game Reserve which is between the Timbavati and Sabi Sand Reserve and borders the Kruger National Park.

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Jock Safari Lodge with rhino on the grasslands

JOCK SAFARI LODGE

Jock Safari Lodge is situated on a private concession in the southern Kruger National Park, steeped in history, it is the birthplace of the legendary dog, Jock of the Bushveld

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Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge pool area

MOHLABETSI SAFARI LODGE

Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge is set in the vast Balule Nature Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger National Park, the unfenced eastern boundary allows animals the freedom to roam.

Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge is located in the vast Balule Nature Reserve, it is part of the Greater Kruger National Park, the unfenced eastern boundary allows animals the freedom to roam.

Mohlabetsi Safari Lodge is in the Balule Nature Reserve, it is part of the Greater Kruger National Park, the unfenced eastern boundary allows animals freedom to roam.

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Sabi Sabi bush camp main entrance

SABI SABI

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve borders the unfenced western edge of the Kruger National Park, it is part of the Sabi Sand Reserve, home to spectacular wildlife including the Big 5.

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Singita Boulders Lodge exterior

SINGITA BOULDERS LODGE

Singita Boulders rests on the banks of the Sand River. This lodge is built around an enormous boulder offering guests wrap-around views from most parts of this stone lodge.

Singita Boulders rests on the banks of the Sand River. This lodge is built around an enormous boulder offering guests wrap-around views from most parts of this natural stone lodge.

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Madikwe game reserve is the North West’s best kept secret, a great choice for visitors wanting a different ‘Big 5’ malaria-free game viewing. The North West also boasts the famous resort of Sun City, within easy reach of the Pilanesberg National Park, and a golfers paradise.

Palace Hotel entrance at Sun City

THE PALACE OF THE LOST CITY

This five-star hotel in Sun City has the natural beauty of its surroundings in its design, taking themes from a lost African tribe to capture the essence of The Palace.

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Thakadu River Camp tented accommodation

THAKADU RIVER CAMP

In the Madikwe Private Game Reserve, Thakuda is tucked within a riverine canopy along the banks of the Marico River, it is surrounded by trees, nature and tranquility.

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Tuningi Safari Lodge with endless views of the Madikwe Reserve

TUNINGI SAFARI LODGE

Tuningi Safari Lodge is on the western side of the Madikwe Game Reserve, a Big 5 reserve bordering Botswana. Understated elegance greets visitors to this exclusive Lodge

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Known as eGoli (city of gold), Johannesburg was established in 1886 and its early history was famously characterized by the “Randlords and Rogues” of the gold rush. The city is the largest and the wealthiest in South Africa and is literally packed with shopping centres, theatres and cinemas. Joburg’s Rea Vaya bus rapid transit system, coupled with the Gautrain (high speed rail network) has revolutionised the city’s public transport system.