Hotels in South Africa
Full-service hideaway with a wellness focus and access to original Bushman art sites, 3 hours from Cape Town.
Room to Book: Deluxes in the 1843 Manor House for historic atmosphere and private terraces.
The fun, hip vibe of this beachside hotel is perfectly captured by its open-air cocktail bar—which doubles as a Harley-Davidson rental spot during the summer months.
British diamond jeweler Laurence Graff’s sprawling 10-lodge estate adds a touch of sex appeal to the usually sedate Cape Winelands.
Five family-run lodges on 42,000 wilderness acres known for leopard sightings.
Previously The Westcliff
Palatial guest rooms in 9 villas on a hillside ridge overlooking the city.
Twice-daily game rides and decks overlooking the Mkuze River falls give guests plenty of opportunities to spot the Big Five and some of the 400 species of birds at this private game reserve south of Swaziland.
The Vineyard, built around a 200-year-old homestead in the tranquil and leafy suburb of Newlands, has just emerged from a significant face-lift.
Sleek tower on the V&A Waterfront, with a well-appointed spa.
Doubles from $700, including breakfast.
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.