Hotels in South Africa
Just over an hour’s drive northeast from Cape Town, this chic oasis in the up-and-coming Swartland wine region is the embodiment of rural respectability.
Set atop a terraced hill overlooking False Bay, this quiet boutique hotel is housed in a 1929 villa designed in a Mediterranean style, with yellow stucco walls and a pool terrace surrounded by landscaped gardens.
On a stretch of savagely gorgeous coastline, 90 minutes southeast of Cape Town in Hermanus, sits this spare, white-on-white, colonial-style, 10-room inn at the water’s edge.
Rising eight stories above ships and fisheries, the Table Bay has picture-perfect harbor views and direct access to waterfront shops and restaurants.
Colonial-style lodge and 6 raised tents—many with air-conditioning and green slate bathrooms—on an eco-friendly reserve.
Room to Book: The Tented Camp has old-world ambience and up-to-the-minute design details.
This six-suite game lodge in Karoo sits settler style on 70,000 acres of wilderness.
Set on a 19th-century wine estate on the Constantiaberg mountain, this small boutique hotel provides secluded accommodations about 20 minutes from Cape Town’s city center.
Green Point, Cape Town is filled with art galleries and cafes, not to mention the Cape Town Stadium, which opened for the 2010 World Cup. In its shadow, massive wrought-iron front gates guard the entrance to the grand Cape Royal Luxury Hotel.
Marataba is the newest golden-era safari experience from the Hunter Hotels group, responsible for bringing crystal-decanter, high-thread-count wilderness chic to coastal South Africa.