If you yearn to expand your horizons and get in touch with your inner self through nature, adventure, leisure and culture, then South Africa should be at the top of your bucket list. A world of experiences in one magnificent country, this vibrant melting pot at the southern tip of the African continent will satisfy all your desires... and deliver even more than you could imagine.
For hundreds of years people have travelled to this natural wonderland in search of thrills and opportunity. A stimulating, abundant place full of unexpected delights and unique discoveries, South Africa offers something for everyone: from the young, to the young at heart, from pure pleasure seekers, to adrenaline junkies.
Well-known around the world for its historical and political legacy of reconciliation after apartheid, the country's nickname of the 'Rainbow Nation' is well deserved. The South African experience makes for a heady mix, with influences ranging from Africa, Europe and the East. Its rich cultural make-up is set against the inspiring backdrop of its freedom struggle, and is infused with a spirit of 'Ubuntu', an ancient African word meaning 'human kindness', personified by national heroes such as the beloved Nelson Mandela.
This spirit is reflected in South Africa's friendly, resourceful people, who will welcome you in 11 different official languages and many more besides. Its dynamic, modern urban centres pulse with life and reflect a diverse blend of cultures and people from all over Africa, and further afield.
A proud custodian of no less than eight World Heritage sites such as the original, ancient birthplace of humans, the 'Cradle of Mankind' South Africa has also been declared one of the planet's 18 mega-diverse destinations.
With its temperate, sunny climate, widely varying geography and moody vistas, South Africa is an outdoor lover's paradise. Wide-open savannah spaces become majestic mountain ranges. Arid deserts contrast with lush forests. Swimming-friendly beaches meet rugged shorelines. Oceans teeming with life vie for your attention alongside bushveld retreats boasting the Big Five... remember to pack your camera!
South Africa offers it all: from eco-friendly wildlife safaris to international sporting events; luxury honeymoon getaways to high-level global summits. Here you'll find your niche, whether you're a history buff, or like to sunbathe in the buff! Shop until you drop, then savour a feast of fine food and wine, along with a wide variety of entertainment. Or enjoy more sensual pursuits instead: stargaze at Sutherland; white-water raft along the Orange River; or treat yourself to some relaxing spa downtime.
South Africa is easy to reach, offering three international airports and once you're here, getting around, being comfortable and staying in touch with the world are no problem, thanks to its convenient, world-class infrastructure, accommodation and technology. No matter if you're a backpacker on a shoestring budget; a family looking for value for money; or a high-end globetrotter seeking indulgence, your choices are unlimited in this highly affordable travellers' playground.
South Africa is a place that will speak to your soul. You'll want to return, because it will feel like home!
Sit back on the stoep with a sundowner and enjoy the most spectacular view to be seen. Surrounded by the orange groves and the dam, this luxury fully equipped cottage, a home away from home, has two bedrooms (mes) sleeping four ...
The Getaway is a 5 bedroomed, 2 en-suites and 1 bathroom self catering chalet. It is a family chalet with a TV, microwave, 2 fridges, hob, eye-level oven and kitchen utensils. It has a large secure garden overlooking the sea with a braai area.
Stellenview Luxury Cottage offers the discerning traveller a country stay experience within walking distance (less than 1.3 km) from the historic centre of Stellenbosch.This luxury cottage, suitable for 2 adults is situated next...
A luxury two bed roomed self service flatlet in Mossel Bay Townsleeping four persons. Situated close to Diaz beach (340m)
>Rufpatch offers comfortable, clean, well-priced self-catering accommodation with boundless garden and open views of Smithfield's mountain. It is ideal for a relaxed stop-over en route to your holiday destination, or for a break to recharge your...
Villa Del Sol is a unique, affordable, garden complex situated in a secluded part of Margate, yet within walking distance of the town centre.
4 On Montagu offers three spacious and luxurious bedrooms with en suite bathrooms. The house is north facing, enjoying the most exquisite views of the whole bay, ocean and Outeniqua Mountains. Each room is designed for comfort and convenience, decorated w
All chalets have daily servicing; outdoor verandah and barbeque area, fridge, stove, microwave, TV, cutlery and crockery, heating and parking we also have general office facilities and a laundry service.
Malelane is situated in the Lowveld of the Mpumalanga Province. Paradise Creek is 7 km from Malelane on the Jeppe's Reef road. Our 7 units is nestled between large indigenous trees in a lush garden next to Decor...
The House on the Beach has a distinct Cape Cod feel when you enter. The wooden ceilings and floors have been white washed, the kitchen is all cream and white. There is a ball and claw stand alone bath for the ladies to relax.
The Crow's Nest is a comfy 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment on the 4th floor of an exclusive apartment building in Diaz Beach, Mossel Bay.
Anmar Villa in Kirkwood is situated in one of the most beautiful valleys in South Africa, namely the Sundays River Valley. It has breathtaking scenes of thousands of Citrus Orchards hugging the Sundays River and surrounds.
The house is ideal for family holidays, golfers etc. 10m from the beach front. Only 3km from Zimbali. This house can sleep up to 12 people in 4 bedrooms.
Situated in a protected nature reserve perched high on the cliffs and surrounded by forest, fynbos and ocean this is an ideal hideaway for those seeking peace and tranquility.
This big 6 bedroom 3 bathroom house offers you a fantastic holiday or weekend breakaway venue for the family and friends.
Portico 606 is a spacious and fully furnished self-catering apartment with 180deg views of the Atlantic Ocean, Table Mountain and Robben Island.
We invite our guests to come and enjoy our spectacular sunsets with panoramic sea and mountain views while enjoying a sundowner on the deck.
Situated in a quiet part of Dullstroom, close to the wetland walking trail, Fox & Hound is a brand new addition to our accommodation portfolio and offers upmarket, luxury accommodation in seven bedrooms, all en-suite.
The Lodge can sleep 16 people. The following accommodation is offered; the farmhouse has three big bedrooms with two beds in each room. An en-suite rondawel with its own kitchen, and four outside rooms with two beds in each room. Kopjeskraal ...