One of the main draws of South Africa is its exceptional wildlife. Visitors can embark on safaris in national parks such as Kruger National Park, where they can see the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo) up close in their natural habitats. There are also private game reserves that offer exclusive experiences, including guided tours, hot air balloon rides, and luxury accommodations.
It is also home to some of the world’s most renowned vineyards, producing some of the finest wines. Regions such as Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Constantia offer wine tastings, cellar tours, and gourmet dining experiences set amongst stunning mountain and vineyard landscapes.
For those seeking a more coastal experience, South Africa has an extensive coastline with beautiful beaches, seaside towns, and a wealth of water activities such as surfing, kayaking, and whale watching. Cape Town, one of the regions most popular destinations, offers a range of luxury accommodations, dining options, and cultural experiences, including visits to the historic Robben Island and Table Mountain. Our Villas in South Africa are exclusively located in Cape Town and its surrounding areas such as Camps Bay and Clifton.
Overall, South Africa is a destination that offers luxury travellers a unique blend of natural beauty, adventure, and cultural richness that is hard to match.
British Airways and Virgin Atlantic offer direct flights from London Heathrow. Other options include Air France via Paris, KLM via Frankfurt, Emirates via Dubai and Qatar via Doha.
|English is widely spoken however South Africa has 11 official languages including Afrikaans, Zulu and Xhosa
|470,900 square miles
|Time Difference from UK:
|+2 hours winter / +1 hour summer
|South African Rand
|230V. Travel adaptor needed
|Left hand side of the road
|Cape Town International Airport
|British passport holders can visit South Africa for up to 90 days without a visa. Passport must be valid for 6 months
|Drink the water:
|Tap water is safe to drink in urban areas such as Cape Town
|Cape Town has many excellent beaches, the most famous probably being Boulders Beach where you can see the large colony of African penguins
|Health and Safety:
|It is advisable to check which inoculations you require with your doctor. Pack your mosquito repellant.