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!
This secure property can be found in the village of Umtentweni on the Kwa Zulu Natal South Coast. We enjoy a sub-tropical climate with natural vegetation which attracts many specie of birdlife.
Tent under thatch on a raised deck with en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower. Well appointed lapa with swimming pool and bar. Lounge with fireplace for cold winter evenings and Satellite TV. Internet available at central office.Small intimate lodge.
La Mer is on a four-kilometre stretch of unspoiled coastline, where the beach is a very short walk away. Plant your feet firmly in the sand before being tempted in by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
Self-Catering apartment on the greenbelt, overlooking the ocean in Vermont. This apartment offers a "farm feeling", equipped with everything needed for a comfortable stay. The perfect choice for nature lovers who seek a peaceful, quiet escape.
Fully furnished self catering Up Market Executive Apartment in Bedfordview, JHB municipality. With designer finishes and top of the range appliances. Double bedroom with stunning en-suite bathroom. Open plan living with stunning views of Johannesburg
Royale Marlothi Safari Lodge has 3 chalets. We have one 2 sleeper chalet perfect for a couples getaway and we have two 4 sleeper chalets perfect for family holidays.
Discover a sense of wholeness, of peace, of healing, of happiness. St Andrew's Retreat near Mooi River in KwaZulu-Natal is ideal to use as a quiet and central base from where you can explore the Midlands.
Salties is positioned on a property that is on the beach with direct access to the main protected swimming area. This 2 bedroom garden apartment has partial sea views. The unit is situated on the same property as our personal family home...
Popular with backpackers, holidaymakers, beach bunnies, surfers, families, sports and school groups, contract workers, business people or simply anyone who wants to relax, unwind and enjoy a laid back beach break in a happy and friendly environment.
Self-catering holiday accommodation in Mossel Bay, opposite De Bakke beach and walking distance from Santos beach.
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We offer a beautiful, private and fully equipped luxury apartment with an open plan lounge, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom. All with a spectacular view. The lounge leads onto a covered wooden deck with gasbraai facilities, pool table and a ...
Situated high on the slopes of the green Noordhoek Valley is Leopardstone Hill. Named for the endangered Western Leopard Toad, we back up our green credentials by providing essential habitat for this endemic species and for other local flora and...
This fully furnished six sleeper holiday house is nestled in the heart of Marloth Park, and will provide you with the perfect comfortable unforgettable bush holiday.
Architecturally designed by famous west coast architect Jaco Visser. Designed to blend in to west coast culture, with original west coast features of sash windows and large hearths .It is the Ideal get away location. Close enough to the sea to fal...
Lavender Trout Farm in Nottingham Road is located on the R103 on the Midlands Meander- only 3kms from Michaelhouse School and 7km from the centre of town. These 2 self-catering houses are surrounded with gorgeous views and 3 dams.
Only one self catering cabin high up in the mountains on an easy 4x4 track. You are assured privacy in an unspoiled part of the berg. Indigenous forests, cape vulture nesting site, fly fishing, crystal clear streams, rock pools, unsurpassed views
Welcome to the SKY LODGE, a unique stone and thatch getaway in the Hartbeespoort Dam area. The lodge is situated on 50 hectares of magnificent mountainside, and offers majestic views of the Hartbeespoort Dam and surrounding Magaliesberg mountains.