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Fantastic Places for Luxury in South Africa

Discover luxurious vacation options in this African country

South Africa holds an enchanting allure for many people. The culture and history are fascinating, and the natural surroundings are a beautiful complement to the kindness of the people. Where else can you go on safari and see majestic African wildlife, and follow up that experience with a relaxing spa visit and five-star cuisine?

If you’re looking for a luxury experience in a beautiful country, or if you’ve always dreamed of visiting South Africa but didn’t know where to start you have found yourself in the right place, read on to learn about some of the best luxury places the country of South Africa has to offer.

Ngala Game Reserve - Kruger National Park

Located on the banks of the Mapone Riverbed, this resort is nestled into one of the country’s largest game preserves. Staying in one of the 20 cottages on the property is like staying on safari. Wild herds of elephants roam by and groups of rhinos travel across the lands.

Ngala Game Reserve in Kruger National Park

“Ngala” means “lion,” so you’ll also enjoy seeing prides of the majestic cats stalking prey. This resort is home to many species of African wildlife, and offers you a peaceful chance to see them in their natural habitat. As a bonus, the game reserve is able to cater to your every need, serving five-star pan-African cuisine and hosting private safaris. Another plus is that the resort only accommodates 42 people at a time, meaning you will be able to relax in a secluded, quiet environment.

Table Bay at the Waterfront - Cape Town

If city life is more what you’re interested in, the Table Bay Hotel at the Waterfront is sure to please you. This award-winning, five-star hotel is one of the most luxurious places to stay in the city, located right on the waterfront of Cape Town’s beautiful, fabled harbor.

This is the heart of the city, and you’ll have firsthand access to the dining options, casinos, bars, and nightclubs that represent the best of Cape Town. In addition to this prime location, the hotel itself is grand and beautiful, boasting all of the amenities you’d expect from a five-star setting. Pools, spas, and room service are just some of the things you can expect, and an added bonus is that the hotel concierge can plan and book a vast array of activities for you, from hot air balloon rides to scuba diving to horseback riding. This is the perfect place for cosmopolitan luxury.

Grande Roche - Paarl

Not up for safari or city life? Look to the Grand Roche, located 45 minutes outside of Cape Town, to provide a captivating luxury experience. This award-winning hotel is located at the base of Paarl Mountain on a working farm and winery. The historic buildings convey a sense of colonial grandeur from ages past and create a serene setting for luxurious relaxation.

Grand Roche Hotel at Paarl Mountain

The hotel can arrange a variety of activities for you to take part in, or you can spend your days by the pool relaxing in tranquility while you enjoy locally sourced cuisine and wine that is produced with on the spot.

Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa - Johannesburg

Perhaps one of the most luxurious locations in South Africa, this boutique hotel will stun you with its modern architectural beauty and perfectly manicured grounds. A trip here is like staying at a movie star’s house, and embraces romantic dinners and plenty of opportunities for pampering including mud baths and hydrotherapy techniques used at the best spas in the world.

Saxon Boutique Hotel in Johannesburg

This is definitely the place to come to unwind in luxury; stuff on hand are at your service day and night to retrieve and provide anything you may need. There are 24 suites available here, meaning that you’ll enjoy a calm, stress-free holiday.

These are just a few of the stunning, luxurious vacation options available to you when you come to stay in South Africa. Explore other best options at capeportfolios.com. If you needed another reason to visit, the above give you four more to consider! Whether you want to be pampered, enjoy the nightlife, or see the beautiful animals that call South Africa home, there are plenty of ways to do all three in luxury. Once you arrive, you might never want to leave!

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