South Africa is often referred to as a 'world in one country'. Experience the beauty of Africa's Southern corner with a journey through the country's vastly diverse regions, while experiencing unsurpassed luxury with four of the country's finest hotels and lodges. From the bustle of sun-drenched Cape Town to the impressive game of Kruger National Park, South Africa offers all the elements needed for a truly special holiday.
Your journey will start in Cape Town's top boutique hotel, Ellerman House, where you will experience some of the best food in the world and a huge array of activities on your doorstep. Marvel at the hotel's dramatic mountainside setting with awe-inspiring ocean views, and enjoy world-class personal service from a dedicated concierge team.
Next head to South Africa's sun-drenched wine region where you will taste fabulous wines accompanied by delicious food. Here you can take in the natural beauty of the landscape with a picnic in the vineyards, or a stroll through the scenic valleys.
In Hermanus you will stay at the wonderful Birkenhead House where the hotel's exhilarating cliff-top location provides breathtaking panoramic views of Walker Bay, South Africa's top whale spotting destination. Enjoy the classically laid-back atmosphere of the hotel where style and opulence fuses with an overall sense of relaxation.
Franschoek is nestled amongst a towering landscape of mountains in the winelands. The valley boasts world-class wine, and international cuisine. Here you will stay at La Residence, which is a truly special hotel offering a whole new level of luxury. Set amongst vineyards, plum orchards and untouched countryside, the hotel's rural surroundings create an overall sense of tranquility and calm. Sophisticated, plush interiors and grand design combine to provide a hotel of truly exquisite beauty.
Finally you will experience arguable the most luxurious lodge in Africa, the Singita Sabi Sands and the famous Kruger National Park. Offering some of the best game viewing in Africa, the lodge provides delicious food, spacious rooms, excellent guides, outstanding service and a spa for total relaxation.
South Africa can be visited year-round, but the best times to visit Cape Town and the winelands is from October-April.