The range of opportunities for travelers in South Africa is as broad and as colorful as the span of your imagination. The possibilities are truly extraordinary.
Many countries provide opportunities for biking and hiking, wining and dining, swimming and sailing, surfing and skiing, zip lining, ballooning, and kayaking. But, no other country on Earth has all of these features plus elephants and ostriches, hippos and rhinos, giraffes and zebras, and cheetahs, leopards, and lions! And, don’t forget penguins, whales, and sharks. Whatever your interests, South Africa is the answer. It’s been called the world in one country!
In various destinations around the world, we have highlighted examples of exceptional accommodations that set new standards for aesthetics and responsible tourism. These properties reflect our own company values by emphasizing community involvement and the preservation of cultural heritage, protection of natural resources, and sustainability, both in practice and design. They also combine outstanding comfort and service, natural beauty, and functionality. Where you stay along the way can greatly enhance any journey. Options abound, but these are some of our favorites.
An experience of a lifetime is waiting for you at Cape Grace. Adorning Cape Town’s beautiful Waterfront, this exquisite hotel will welcome and pamper you with all that the Mother City has to offer. From top-notch city views, to gastronomical delights and quiet afternoon tea, you will feel like the Cape has become your home away from home.
With an emphasis on family and heritage, Londolozi reveals its soul and embraces its 90-year love affair with Southern Africa. Located in the heart of a private game reserve, you will be witness to the famous Londolozi leopards as part of the phenomenal game-viewing opportunities. There’s no better time to dive into that “Londolozi Feeling.”
Tucked between mountains, forest, and sea, Grootbos is everything you want when experiencing the wonder of Africa’s Southern tip. Although you’re staying in the lap of luxury, there are no short-comings in the work to preserve this pristine wilderness they call home. This is your chance to completely immerse yourself in nature and the true wonders it provides.
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Book-ending this trip in the cities of South Africa, you will whet your appetite just enough to explore and revel in the majesty of nature. Your introduction into Zimbabwe’s wildlife will not disappoint. From one of the most sizable surviving groups of wild dogs on the continent, to diverse landscapes, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will not want to leave.
If you want it all, this trip is for you. Enjoy Cape Town’s captivating environment, from the rich culture, nightlife, and architecture, to the beautiful landscapes and natural wonders. Find time to marvel at the breathtaking atmosphere of Cederberg’s natural wilderness, including rock pools, ancient rock art, and immense biodiversity. Then take in the majesty of Sabi Sand, South Africa’s first ever private nature reserve.
This is Africa at its best. From bustling cities, like Kigali and Cape Town where you can enjoy cosmopolitan lifestyle intertwined with the wild landscapes that surround you, to animal viewing within two of the best game and nature reserves in South Africa. Quaint villages introduce you to the Cape Winelands, that boasts some of the best wines in the world - you can’t go wrong. The opportunities are endless and waiting for you!
Whether you want to enjoy the urban adventures of Johannesburg, experience the expansive landscape and World Heritage site of Victoria Falls, or the incredible wildlife of well-known game reserves, this trip will cover them all.