South Africa

Hotels in South Africa

Housed in the former South African Reserve Bank headquarters, Taj Cape Town checks all the right boxes. Heritage rooms (on the first five floors) are spacious and richly colorful in ice-blue and pistachio, with original mullioned windows.

Five family-run lodges on 42,000 wilderness acres known for leopard sightings.

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.

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.