South Africa is one of the most popular destinations for visitors who want to combine a bush and beach holiday. The Rainbow Nation offers a wide variety of accommodation and attractions, here are the top 4 recommended by African Safari Home, a leading luxury travel expert in Southern Africa.
Cape Town is known as the Mother City and is often rated in the Top 10 most beautiful cities in the world. With a vast variety of attractions including pristine beaches, world-class wine estates and superb accommodation and cuisine, Cape Town is the most popular destination in South Africa.
The Garden Route in South Africa is not only a spectacular stretch of coastline; it is also a superb location for whale watching. Each year the Southern Right Whales come to the area to give birth in the shallow waters off the coast, resulting in unparalleled whale watching opportunities. The area is also popular for shark cage diving with the Great White found in abundance.
The Kruger Park is one of the best African safari destinations and home to the Big 5 animals. If you are not familiar with the Big 5, they are the Elephant, Rhino, Leopard, Lion and Buffalo. The Kruger Park offers a large variety of other animals like hyena, cheetah, zebra, giraffe and over 300 species of birds.
The Kruger Park has several accommodation types to choose from, from basic camping to some of the most opulent lodges in the world. You can experience the park with a self-drive safari or with a guide in an open top 4×4 vehicle, the recommended option.
Sun City is a mega resort in the North of the country and an excellent option for families. This mega resort boasts it’s own man made beach, complete with 2m high waves, a water park and other fun beach activities. The resort also features two PGA rated golf courses built by the legendary Gary Player, several restaurants, bars, casinos and nightlife attractions.
South Africa is a very diverse country with many attractions for the whole family. The wide selection of properties can be overwhelming and it is recommended you view the South Africa luxury accommodation guide at African Safari Home or contact one of the consultants for advice on over 300 properties.
African Safari Home has over 20 years experience in planning luxury holidays to South & East Africa. The friendly consultants can provide an insiders guide to the best times to travel, specials and other bits of helpful information you would probably not have access to as an industry outsider.