Relaxed and unassuming at the southernmost tip of the African continent, lies the diverse and enticing country of South Africa. Voted among some of the most beautiful countries in the world, South Africa is the perfect African destination.
Neighboured in the north by Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, and in the east by Mozambique and Swaziland, and surrounding the kingdom of Lesotho, South Africa is the ideal location to start your dream safari holiday.
The diversity of the country is reflected in the 11 official languages, and wide variety of cultures and religions. This diversity is apparent in so many aspects of this animated country.
A good example of this is the extensive array of plant life South Africa boasts. If it’s flora you’re after, you've come to the right place. South Africa has the third highest level of biodiversity in the world, and contains an entire floral kingdom, locally known as Fynbos.
Being known for it’s unique fauna and flora, South Africa prides itself in the conservation of these natural treasures. More than 20 National Parks can be found in South Africa- each with it’s own special flavour.
Spanning nearly 2 million hectares, the world-renowned Kruger National Park is the flagship of the South African national parks. Established to protect wildlife in 1898, Kruger boasts some of the best safari experiences in Africa. The park has 13 rest camps, 11 bushveld camps, and 11 lodges, so there's no shortage of top quality safari accommodation.
South Africa is made up of 3000km’s of coastline that is punctuated with some of the most pristine and otherworldly beaches, bays and coves you could imagine. You'll find incredible surfing, fantastic wild flowers and quirky charm up the West Coast, and warmer water and watersports activities up the East Coast. Road trip up the Garden Route and visit some of the quaint seaside towns and hidden gems that make South Africa such a sought out coastal destination.
It’s not only the remarkable nature that attracts people to this dynamic country. To be apart of the buzz of these world-class cities is an experience in itself. Be entranced by the Cape Town way of life. Dine at trendy restaurants and dance the night away on the famous Long Street. Visit Cape Point and watch the Atlantic and Indian Ocean meet. Climb Table Mountain and get a bird’s eye view of the city from one of the natural wonders of the world. Don’t miss the energetic metropolis of Johannesburg with a heartbeat of it’s own. The vibrancy of the people and the fast paced-living is phenomenal to see, and with everything available on Johannesburg’s doorstep, it's a city not to be missed.
South Africa has always been an attractive holiday destination, not only for it’s diversity, but also it’s affordablity. Accommodation in South Africa has a little something for everyone. Whether it’s a self catering beach holiday you’re looking for, a safari lodge adventure or a coastal road-trip hopping from guest house to guest house, you’re guaranteed to find the best accommodation South Africa has to offer.