There is a range of classic, luxury and good value lodges for you to explore on our South Africa Safari Lodges page.
Notten's is a lovely camp that we wish there were more of – charming, personal and great value for money, it is the place to go for people looking for a well-priced Sabi Sands experience.
Londolozi Varty Camp is a phenomenal destination for leopard and one of Africa’s finest Big Five game-viewing areas.
Londolozi Tree Camp is a truly fabulous camp – definitely one we would recommend.
Pioneer Camp is one of five lodges located in the private Londolozi Reserve in the heart of South Africa’s Sabi Sands. This reserve is a phenomenal destination for leopard and one of Africa’s finest Big Five game viewing areas.
Londolozi Granite is one of five camps located in the private Londolozi Reserve which is in the heart of South Africa’s Sabi Sands. It is a phenomenal destination for leopard and one of Africa’s finest Big Five game-viewing areas.
Londolozi Founders Camp is one of five camps located in the private Londolozi Reserve in the heart of South Africa’s Sabi Sands.
Lion Sands River Lodge is located in the private Lion Sands Game Reserve in the southern section of South Africa’s Sabi Sand. It is the largest of the three properties in the Reserve.
Lion Sands Ivory Lodge is located in the private Lion Sands Game Reserve in the southern section of South Africa’s Sabi Sand. It is one of the most luxurious lodges in the whole of South Africa.
Kirkman’s Kamp is the only lodge in the private Kirkman’s Reserve in the Eastern area of Sabi Sand.
Dulini Private Game Lodge is a luxury lodge in the private Exeter Reserve that lies in the west of South Africa’s Sabi Sand.
Ulusaba is Richard Branson’s luxury private reserve in the far west of South Africa’s Sabi Sands. The reserve is home to two lodges – Rock Lodge and Safari Lodge.
Safari Lodge is one of two lodges in Ulusaba, Richard Branson's luxury private reserve in the far west of South Africa's Sabi Sands.
Chitwa Chitwa is a luxurious lodge in an area of the northern Sabi Sands that has a good reputation for game viewing.
Mala Mala is a private reserve in a phenomenally good game-viewing area – an area that we believe is one of the very best in Africa.
Rattray's is Mala Mala's top lodge and offers some of the best game-viewing to be found anywhere.
Unparalleled luxury and spectacular game-viewing make Singita Boulders one of our favourite lodges in the Sabi Sands.
Beautifully decorated in a colonial style, Ebony Lodge offers sumptuous luxury and excellent game viewing.
A beautiful setting, excellent cuisine and abundant wildlife, make Little Bush Camp a wonderful safari getaway!
Bush Lodge is the largest lodge in Sabi Sabi, yet it still manages to retain a warm and relaxed atmosphere.
This camp has a definite character of its own, and a lovely "out of Africa" feel.
Earth Lodge has a totally unique character – very avant-garde and cutting-edge. It is the most exclusive and expensive of the four lodges in this reserve.
Leopard Hills is one of several top-end lodges in the Sabi Sands combining extreme luxury with very good game-viewing.
A stay at Singita Castleton can easily be combined with a few nights at Singita Sweni across on the Mozambique border. It too can be booked for the exclusive use of up to twelve guests.
The lodge at Savanna Private Game Reserve overlooks watering holes and nearby dams, so guests can relax and enjoy watching the wildlife coming down to drink. In the drier winter months, elephants usually visit the watering holes daily.
Simbambili Game Lodge is a really great-value lodge in the northern part of Sabi Sand Reserve on the banks of the Manyeleti River. The romantic feel of the lodge makes this the perfect destination for a honeymoon couple.
Arathusa Safari Lodge is located in the northern part of Sabi Sand Reserve, which is adjacent to the unfenced Kruger National Park. The lodge offers standard rooms facing the waterhole or more secluded deluxe rooms with views of the surrounding bush.
Idube Game Reserve Lodge is situated in the west region of Sabi Sands, within its own game reserve. The Sabi Sands borders Kruger National Park, contains two rivers, and boasts brilliant wildlife viewing all year round!
Elephant Plains is situated in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and offers Big Five game viewing and excellent value for money, with a variety of accommodation options, from rondavels to luxury suites.
Dulini Leadwood Lodge, previously &Beyond Leadwood Lodge, is located in the west area of the Sabi Sands within the wildlife-rich Kruger Private Reserves.
Dulini River Lodge was previously known as &Beyond River Lodge. The ‘River’ in the name of the property refers to the Sabi River, which flows through the reserve.
Ngala Safari Lodge is situated in Ngala Reserve in the heart of South Africa’s Timbavati Reserve. This famous Big Five game-viewing area borders the western boundary of Kruger National Park.
Ngala Tented Camp is situated in Ngala Reserve in the heart of South Africa’s Timbavati Reserve. This famous Big Five game-viewing area borders the western boundary of Kruger National Park.
Kings Camp offers a very high level of comfort and service at a mid-range price.
Motswari Private Game Reserve consists of a main lodge, which has 15 rooms, and then the private four- or five-bedroomed lodge, which can be booked for exclusive use.
Tanda Tula is a luxurious tented lodge located in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which is well known for its incredible concentrations of wildlife.
Simbavati Hilltop Lodge is one of two Simbavati properties situated in the northern region of Timbavati Private Game Reserve, adjacent to Kruger National Park.
Simbavati River Lodge is situated on the banks of the Nhlaralumi River, in the northern region of Timbavati Private Game Reserve.
Makanyi Private Game Lodge is situated in the Timbavati Reserve, one of the Kruger Private Reserves in the north-east region of South Africa.
Intimate and romantic with phenomenally good game-viewing, Singita Sweni is one of our favourite lodges in South Africa.
Combining exciting game viewing with sheer luxury, Lebombo is one of our favourite lodges in the whole of South Africa.
Set atop a hill overlooking the Luvuvhu River, The Outpost enjoys amazing views over the Makuleke Concession.
Thornybush Waterside Lodge is situated in its own concession within Kruger National Park. It is positioned on the banks of a beautiful lake and boasts amazing views of the surrounding bushscape.
Thornybush Game Lodge is situated next to the famous Kruger National Park, close to the Monwana River within the Thornybush Reserve.
Shumbalala Game Lodge is situated in the north region of the Thornybush Reserves, not far from the Kruger National Park. It is near the Monwana River and offers amazing views!
Inyati Lodge is situated in Sabi Sand West, within the Kruger Private Reserves. It has a lovely location on the banks of the Sabi River, at the very heart of the Kruger region.
Serondella Game Lodge is situated on the banks of a stream in the Thornybush Reserve, one of the private concessions adjacent to the Kruger National Park.
Chapungu Tented Bush Camp is situated in the Thornybush Game Reserve, which contains a number of camps and lodges, ranging from luxury offerings to smaller and more authentic accommodation. It has a homely charm that we find really appealing.
Lion Sands Narina Lodge is situated in a private concession of approximately 50 square kilometres, within Kruger National Park. It has a lovely location above the Sand River, providing beautiful views.
Due to reopen on 15th December 2018, Cheetah Plains will offer exclusive-use bush homes in the wildlife-rich Sabi Sands! Children of all ages will be welcome, and one of the homes will be accessible for disabled persons.
This is one of Africa's most luxurious lodges and is a refined mix of old-world charm and stylish splendour.
This family-owned camp is one of Africa’s most famous elephant safari camps.
Garonga Safari Camp is romantically set on the banks of the seasonal Makhutswi River, just west of Greater Kruger National Park.
Jaci’s Lodges are extremely comfortable and particularly well suited to families with young children.
Madikwe Safari Lodge is a high-end lodge, giving a very enjoyable safari experience.
Extremely exclusive and exceedingly expensive, Molori is a magical place for those who can afford it!
Morukuru is perfect for families and small groups, as it offers a completely private safari experience.
This is a lovely lodge with very good game viewing. Guests can even spend a night sleeping in a hide under the stars!
Impodimo gives an excellent wildlife experience at a more reasonable price than most of the other lodges in the Madikwe area.
Mateya Safari Lodge is situated in a rocky outcrop within the eastern region of Madikwe Game Reserve and is perfect for you if you are looking for the ultimate luxury safari experience!
Set atop a rocky outcrop among huge boulders, Madikwe Hills overlooks the endless and beautiful bushveld of the Madikwe Game Reserve.
Tuningi Safari Lodge is situated on the western side of the malaria-free, 75,000ha Madikwe Game Reserve. This park is a real hidden gem that has become increasingly popular for its consistent big-game viewing.
The Royal Madikwe Luxury Safari Lodge is a super-luxurious property situated in the non-malarial Madikwe Game Reserve. This Reserve is well known for its conservation efforts combined with community development.
Lelapa is best suited for families, as children of all ages are accepted here. Madikwe Safari Lodge achieved eighth place in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Award for Top Resort in Africa.
Madikwe Kopano Lodge is one of three properties known together as Madikwe Safari Lodge, situated in the central-eastern region of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve.
Madikwe Dithaba Lodge is one of three properties known collectively as Madikwe Safari Lodge, all located in the central-eastern region of the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve.
Set between two rolling mountain ranges on this fabulous reserve, Tarkuni is the personal family home of the game reserve's owner but is available to groups of up to ten guests.
Tswalu Motse sits at the foot of the Korannaberg mountains, looking out across the grasslands of the Kahalari.
Uplands Homestead is one of two exclusive-use villas on Kwandwe Private Game Reserve. There is no better way for a group of family members or friends to enjoy a safari.
Great Fish River Lodge is the flagship accommodation within Kwandwe Private Game Reserve, making it one of the best malaria-free lodges in the Eastern Cape.
Ecca Lodge is probably the best lodge in the Eastern Cape for families, but it is great for couples too – a rare property that caters to everyone!
Kwandwe Melton Manor is amidst 54,000 acres of pristine wilderness, which is home to the Big Five as well as a diversity of smaller and unique species. This vast expanse of wildlife flanks both the north and south banks of the Great Fish River.
The word ‘Bayethe’ means ‘I salute you’, conveying the warm welcome the lodge bestows.
Eagles Crag Lodge, nestled in a valley surrounded by dramatic cliffs, provides a luxurious retreat for the most discerning of travellers. This lodge won World’s Leading Eco-Lodge at the World Travel Awards.
Long Lee Manor is situated in the centre of Shamwari Game Reserve. It offers colonial-style accommodation and is a popular destination for travellers who like a little olde-worlde charm on safari!
Riverdene Lodge is situated amid the open plains of the south region of Shamwari Game Reserve. It is an excellent option for families, priding itself on providing lots of activities for children of all ages!
Sarili Lodge is situated amid the open plains in the south region of Shamwari Game Reserve. Sarili Lodge offers well-appointed contemporary accommodation and the Shamwari lodges have been awarded World’s Leading Conservation Company since 1998!
Shamwari Explorer Camp is the most adventurous accommodation in the Shamwari Game Reserve!
Lobengula Lodge is situated among the dense bushveld of Shamwari Game Reserve. It enjoys an excellent reputation as a haven in a superb safari setting.
Forest Lodge is set in sand forest and has won awards for its eco-friendly design.
Mountain Lodge is made up of 25 split level suites scattered along the side of the mountain. They all have spectacular views of the reserve below and the Ubombo Mountains in the background. The focus is on African architecture and ethnic design.
Phinda Rock Lodge is spectacularly located along the Elephant Coast region of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Situated within a private reserve, this chic property with guest suites boasts beautiful views of mountain forests, coastal dunes and savannah.
Vlei Lodge lies on the edge of a rare sand forest and overlooks a grassy meadow with a water hole that attracts animals both in the early morning and evening.
The accommodation in the park has usually been a tad substandard, but Rhino Ridge offers a great-quality lodge in one of Africa’s oldest parks.
Amakhosi lodge is located on the banks of the Mkuze River in the Amakhosi Private reserve in Zululand.
Thanda Tented Camp is situated in Phinda Mkhuze, north-east Natal, within its own private reserve. Thanda means ‘love’ in isiZulu – and we have a lot of love for the place, as a large part of it is made up of the Zululand Rhino Reserve!
Fugitives’ Drift Lodge is one of four properties situated in Fugitives’ Drift, a Natural Heritage Site covering over 2,000 hectares.
Fugitives’ Drift Guest House is one of a quartet of properties located in Fugitives’ Drift, a 2,000-hectare Natural Heritage Site.
The reserve contains five properties – Main Lodge was the first to open, in 1999. It is a friendly lodge in the eastern area and offers 24 log chalets.
Kariega Ukhozi Lodge was the second property to open in Kariega Game Reserve, intended primarily as a couples’ retreat. We think it serves this purpose very well!
Kariega River Lodge is an outstanding option for couples and honeymooners who like spending time down by the river! We highly recommend a suite with river views.
Kariega Settlers Drift is the youngest property in Kariega – and out of all five properties in the reserve, it is the most luxurious! Opened in 2014, it provides very well appointed accommodation amidst pristine wilderness.
Kariega The Homestead opened in 2006. It is a restored farmhouse, dating back to 1908. It is by far the best option within Kariega for a large family or group of friends!
One of the great things about Cape Town accommodation is the high level of comfort, design and standards in many of the guest houses and hotels, and 2Inn1 Kensington is certainly no exception.
Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel is a stylish Victorian and Georgian building in the City Bowl of Cape Town.
The Cape Grace hotel provides sumptuous accommodation in an exclusive part of Cape Town! Children of all ages are welcome, and access for disabled persons is available.
Set in elegant gardens overlooking Bantry Bay, Ellerman House is one of THE places to stay in Cape Town.
Contemporary, chic and cutting-edge, Kensington Place combines extreme luxury with great style.
The One & Only Cape Town is one of the newest luxury hotel additions to Cape Town and combines a sense of contemporary glamour with South African style.
The Bay Hotel is located in the heart of the popular and trendy Camps Bay, an area of Cape Town nestled between the Twelve Apostles mountain range and a lovely palm-fringed beach.
The Mount Nelson is one of the most famous hotels in Cape Town and was originally built as an outpost for the empire to cater for guests from the Union Castle Cruise liners.
Sitting on the banks of the Liesbeek River, just fifteen minutes’ drive from the centre of Cape Town, this award-winning hotel is a great base for exploring the Cape Town area.
We really like Four Rosmead Guest House – comfortable and tranquil, with some fantastic African artwork and a lovely garden.
Camps Bay Retreat sits in four acres of beautiful gardens and has spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the 12 Apostles mountains.
The Twelve Apostles Hotel is a large five-star hotel in an extremely beautiful location.
POD offers service and style in a brilliant location. It is a great place to stay, especially for couples.
Cellars is an ideal choice for those wishing to stay in a top hotel in beautiful surroundings within easy reach of the centre of Cape Town.
Sea Five is one of Cape Town’s newest properties and a firm favourite in the office. Good value and a great location make this a contender for one of the best properties in the entire city.
The Clarendon Fresnaye is another of the superb hotels brought to the market by the Clarendon Portfolio. Located on the slopes of Cape Town’s Lions Head the property has a great location and is well known for high levels of personalised service.
The Clarendon Bantry Bay is one of the finest small guesthouses in one of the most affluent residential parts of Cape Town. With fantastic views out to sea it is a great option for good value boutique accommodation.
MannaBay is one of the trendiest boutique hotels in Cape Town, with Table Mountain looming above and expansive views of the city below.
Bushmans Kloof is located in 7,500 hectares of protected land at the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains in the Western Cape.
52 De Wet boasts one of Cape Town’s most glorious views, often used as a backdrop by filmmakers and fashion photographers.
The Dock House is something of a rare gem in that it offers the intimacy of a boutique hotel in an area dominated by much bigger properties.
More Quarters Hotel has a very different feel from your average hotel. Here you have the use of your own space with all the luxuries and service of a more commercial property.
Queen Victoria Hotel has a slightly opulent feel to it, which complements its position on the edge of the V&A Waterfront.
The Last Word Constantia was recently awarded Best 5-star Guest House in South Africa at the Lilizela Tourism Awards. Need we say more?
The Marly is right on the beachfront of Cape Town’s trendiest suburb, Camps Bay. Opened in December 2013, The Marly is a welcome addition to the limited options on the sunset strip.
The Table Bay Hotel is one of the most recognisable landmarks on the V&A Waterfront and occupies one of the best positions here.
Victoria & Alfred Hotel offers excellent value for the V&A Waterfront, located in one of the most central locations.
Waterfront Apartments consists of 60 apartments that are all individually decorated and can contain from one to four bedrooms. The main attraction of the apartments is that they offer the services of a hotel yet the space and flexibility of a home.
Steenberg Hotel is a historic property with many different personalities, offering an award-winning winery and championship golf course while still keeping you within easy reach of the city.
Mosaic Private Sanctuary is located on Whale Coast, only two hours south-east from Cape Town.
Abalone Guest Lodge is situated on Siever’s Point. This is a popular spot for whale watching, between the vibrant town of Hermanus and some of the best beaches in the region!
21 Nettleton occupies an elevated position above beautiful beaches in Clifton, a prosperous suburb of Cape Town.
Winchester Mansions is situated in Green Point, an affluent suburb of Cape Town with plenty of cafés, restaurants, shops, and nightclubs!
Located in a beautiful 30-acre olive and wine estate just five minutes from Franschhoek, La Residence is a truly luxurious option for a stay in the Winelands.
Babylonstoren is a boutique hotel located on a typically Cape Dutch working wine farm in the Drakenstein Valley between Franschhoek and Paarl.
Located in-between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, Delaire Graff is one of the winelands finest properties. With exceptional views across the two valleys and Stellenbosch's vineyards, Delaire has one of the finest locations in the region.
With just 8 bedrooms this small guest house offers a very warm and personalised level of service.
Le Quartier Français is extremely well-known for its amazing restaurant, La Petite Colombe, the sister restaurant of La Colombe, ranked the 2nd best in South Africa and 73rd in the world.
Intimate atmosphere, immaculate service, lovely rooms and lots of clever finishing touches – guests are made to feel special here.
Franschhoek Country House lies just outside the lovely village of Franschhoek, in the Cape Winelands.
The Mont Rochelle was refurbished in late 2014 and taken over by Richard Branson’s Virgin portfolio of properties. With a stunning location looking down into the Franschhoek Valley, the Mont Rochelle is Virgin’s third South African property.
Le Franschhoek is a large 5-star hotel in the charming little village of Franschhoek, in the Cape Winelands.
Avondrood Guest House is a 1870s Victoria building that has been beautifully restored in 2011 with an elegant style, staying true to its origins.
Not only is this hotel extremely luxurious, it is a perfect place for whale watching.
Cliff Lodge has uninterrupted views of the ocean and is best for land-based whale watching from July to November.
A spectacular setting, extreme luxury, immaculate service, fabulous food and wine – Birkenhead House has it all!
The Plettenberg is a very good, traditional-style hotel in one of the most popular towns on the Garden Route.
Original, opulent and, with fabulous forest views, Tsala is an ideal choice for those who want luxury and somewhere a little different.
Comfortable and unpretentious, Belvidere Manor has a friendly atmosphere and wonderful views of Knysna Lagoon.
Quirky and full of character, there is something very special about Emily Moon. We highly recommend it.
Although the Turbine Hotel is built around Knysna's old power station, it manages to be both contemporary and luxurious!
Lairds Lodge is a Cape Dutch homestead located between Knysna and Plettenberg.
Schoone Oordt is the perfect stopover on your drive along the Garden Route. Swellendam is a two-and-a-half-hour drive from Cape Town and you might like to visit Worcester, Robertson or Bonnievale en route.
Oudtshoorn is perfectly situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth and is an interesting stop-off along the Garden Route.
Hog Hollow really pride themselves on their service – from the moment you enter, you will feel like family. The staff are happy to help guests plan their days at breakfast, so they can make the most of their time in the area.
Villa Afrikana is set in a great location to explore the surrounding areas of Plettenberg and Tsitsikamma.
Four-star accredited De Zeekoe Guest Farm, is perfectly situated in the shadow of the great Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains.
Conrad Pezula is a large and luxurious hotel in the east region of Knysna, on the Garden Route. Owned and operated by Conrad Hotels & Resorts, the property is very high spec and includes first-rate service.
Anlin Beach House is situated a mere 100 metres from the beautiful Robberg Beach in Plettenberg Bay.
Three Trees Lodge is in a wonderful setting with a spectacular backdrop of the Drakensberg Mountains.
Isandlwana Lodge is built into the side of Ngoni Rock, which is just below where the Zulu commander stood during the Battle of Isandlwana in 1879.
Lalaria Lodge is a boutique guest house with just five rooms. It is perfect for people who want to explore the Durban and Umhlanga area or if you are starting or finishing a holiday in KwaZulu-Natal.
This amazing 5-star hotel is located on the Umhlanga seafront opposite the town’s iconic red-and-white lighthouse.
Set along the coast of Maputuland in KwaZulu-Natal, Thonga Beach Lodge is perfectly situated as an add-on beach to a safari in KwaZulu-Natal or as a stop on the way to Southern Mozambique.
Rocktail Beach Camp is best described as a rustic beach lodge with top-quality service. The lodge is located in a coastal forest, about a 25-minute walk from the beach.
With its incredibly beautiful setting and the fantastic walking and hiking on its doorstep, Cathedral Peak Hotel is a great base for an active outdoor holiday.
With its gourmet food and rustic luxury, Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is an ideal choice for guests wanting to eat delicious food, take a walk in the spectacular mountains, or simply relax.
Montusi Mountain Lodge is located in the Drakensberg Mountains on a 1000-hectare estate. It has stunning views of the famous Amphitheatre Escarpment.
The Saxon is one of Johannesburg’s finest boutique hotels and is ideal for travellers wishing to spend a little more time in the city or searching for something more special than an airport hotel.
AtholPlace Hotel & Villa is situated in Atholl, a stylish and cosmopolitan suburb of Johannesburg just 35 minutes from OR Tambo International Airport. It is also not far from the commercial centre at Sandton.
Whether you are hoping to take time to relax between flights, enjoy a break in a very lively city, or organise a business meeting, African Rock Hotel is an excellent option for you.
54 On Bath is at 54 Bath Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg. Rosebank is a pleasant suburb in the north of the big city, with transport links to the centre and to the affluent area of Sandton.
The Peech is run by owner James Peech. Originally a family home, it is situated in the pleasant suburb of Melrose, Johannesburg.
The Residence is situated in Johannesburg’s wealthy Houghton Estate, north-east of the city centre. It is a very high quality boutique hotel, perfect for a super-luxurious stop-off or a fabulous few days exploring the city!
Perry’s Bridge Hollow Boutique Hotel is a colonial-style property set within a lifestyle centre, Perry’s Bridge Trading Post.
Rissington Inn is situated not far from the centre of Hazyview, Mpumalanga. Hazyview is a small town, named for the haze that engulfs it every summer!
Plumbago Guest House is positioned on an avocado and banana farm outside the small town of Hazyview, Mpumalanga. There are amazing views here – over the plantations towards Kruger National Park beyond!
Jamala Madikwe, Royal Safari Lodge is situated on game-rich plains within the eastern region of malaria-free Madikwe.
Ocean Eleven Guest House is situated atop high cliffs in Hermanus and boasts amazing views out to sea.
Abbey Manor Luxury Guesthouse is situated on the slopes of the majestic Table Mountain, in a serene suburb of Cape Town called Oranjezicht.
Auberge Clermont is situated in the Franschhoek Valley, within the Western Cape’s famous Winelands.
Angala Boutique Hotel & Guest House was formerly known as Cathbert Country Inn. Located high on the slopes of Simonsberg, part of the Cape Fold Belt, the property boasts amazing views across acres of vineyards to the Boland Mountains beyond.
Leeu Estates comprises a grand manor house and cottages set in 68 hectares of grounds, just outside the charming town of Franschhoek. It is a very luxurious base from which to explore the Winelands, offering fine dining and a wine-tasting studio!
As you might expect, 131 on Herbert Baker is situated at 131 Herbert Baker Street! This street is in a leafy suburb of Pretoria called Groenkloof, close to Groenkloof Nature Reserve.
Cape Town Hollow is a boutique hotel in the heart of the Mother City. Close to Table Mountain and Lion’s Head, the views it provides are majestic.
What was the elevator tower is now a luxurious new hotel, while the lower portion of the building houses the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. The accommodation is suitable for everyone and all rooms have amazing views from the balcony!
Lawhill Luxury Apartments is an excellent option if you are coming to Cape Town and you like the flexibility of self-catering accommodation. The location is really hard to beat!
The Villa is perfect for a group of adults looking for luxurious accommodation within an area that offers oodles of things to do!
Grootbos Garden Lodge is one of three properties situated within Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. The name ‘Grootbos’ means ‘big forest’, inspired by the area’s ancient milkwood trees.
Grootbos Forest Lodge is situated within Grootbos Private Nature Reserve – it is one of three properties in this area of the Western Cape. The name ‘Grootbos’ means ‘big forest’, inspired by ancient milkwood trees.
The Robberg Beach Lodge has a fabulous location on the beach at Plettenberg Bay. The seaside town of Plettenberg, ‘Plett’, is one of the stops on the famous Garden Route, situated on the Robberg Peninsula.
Milkwood Manor on Sea has a lovely location, situated at the end of a peaceful cul-de-sac, and boasts uninterrupted views not only of the sea, but of a beautiful lagoon and the majestic Tsitsikamma mountain range.
Starfish Guest Lodge is situated in a pleasant crescent off Plettenberg Bay’s well-known Beachyhead Drive. The beautiful beach of Robberg is just 2 minutes away.
Periwinkle Guest Lodge is situated on Plettenberg Bay’s famous Beachyhead Drive. The blue-flag beach of Robberg is just across the road! As well as beautiful beaches, this area of South Africa has a great range of things to do and places to visit.
Kurland Hotel is without doubt one of the most luxurious accommodation options on the Garden Route and in between all the activities on offer, it provides a very relaxing environment in which to soak up the sun and plan the next day’s adventures.
Hunter’s Country House is situated on a private estate, 10 kilometres west of Plettenberg Bay and about 24 kilometres east of Knysna. The estate is owned by Craig and Jill Hunter, and it includes sister lodge Tsala Treetop.
Madison Manor Boutique Hotel is situated in Knysna’s Upper Central area, above the town centre. This lofty position results in amazing views across the town and over the lagoon to the ocean!
The Rex Hotel is situated on Gray Street and just under 300 metres from Knysna’s spectacular waterfront. It is run by aha Hotels & Lodges, which won South African Hotel Group of the Year in 2016!
The Phantom Forest Eco Reserve is situated just 7 kilometres west of Knysna, within the Phantom Forest Nature Reserve. This reserve occupies over 130 hectares, including a stretch of the Knysna river.
The Mount Knysna Boutique Hotel is situated just 550 yards from the East Head viewpoint. This is a very dramatic location, with possibly the most breathtaking views in the Knysna area!
Kanonkop House is situated on the edge of Knysna Forest, overlooking Knysna Lagoon. The views from the property are spectacular, ranging as far as the famous headstones – known as The Heads – and the Indian Ocean beyond.
La Plume Boutique Guest House is situated approximately 14 kilometres from Oudtshoorn, on a wonderful working farm. The property was built in 1902 and retains many of its original Victorian features.
Marataba Safari Lodge is situated in a private reserve of some 23,000 hectares adjacent to Marakele National Park. The property offers high-quality accommodation in a wildlife-rich area!
Marataba Trails Lodge has a spectacular location on the side of a mountain within the Drakensberg range.
Motswari Geiger’s Camp is situated within the Motswari Private Game Reserve, just 2 kilometres from Motswari Game Lodge. Available for exclusive use, it is a former family home with a very homely feel.
La Petite Ferme (‘The Little Farm’) is situated on a working wine estate within the beautiful Franschhoek valley, 2 kilometres east of the town and at the base of the mountain pass.
Rhino Post Safari Lodge is situated in a wildlife-rich private concession of 12,000 hectares within Kruger National Park.
O on Kloof is a chic little property on Kloof Road, just a couple of streets away from the Atlantic seaboard. The hotel prides itself on offering a quiet retreat for its guests, with its O Spa in particular providing a touch of pampering magic.
Gable Manor Guest House is situated within the village of Franschhoek, in the Winelands region. Privately owned and operated by Marlyn and Don, it is described as ‘a masterclass in hospitality’!
La Clé des Montagnes means ‘the key of the mountains’. This deluxe property is operated by Classic Portfolio, which owns an impressive assortment of hotels, camps, and lodges across Safari Africa!
The Last Word Long Beach Hotel has a fabulous location on a remote beach, 45 minutes’ drive out of central Cape Town. Specifically, it’s in Kommetjie, a fishing village.
&Beyond Tengile River Lodge is situated in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, benefiting from an open border with the Kruger National Park.