South Africa, a beautiful country at the tip of Africa, offers a smorgasbord of breath taking vistas, majestic landscapes and unequalled hospitality, making it one of the world’s most sought after tourist destinations, with places to stay throughout South Africa to accommodate any weary traveller that has had the privilege of beholding all that breathtakingly beautiful majesty.
Despite it’s many challenges in the socio-economic and socio-political spheres, a lingering vestige from it’s turbulent past, tourists and the majority of locals recognise this as a country full of beauty and opportunities to be explored and enjoyed.
With a melting pot of cultures making for distinctive experiences often within close proximity to one another, South Africa truly embodies the old adage of many worlds within one country, with each province conjuring up a unique visceral delight for the intrepid traveller, and yet despite the varying landscapes, weather patterns and culturally diverse ethnicities the thread that runs through it all is the South African spirit, a spirit of warmth, humanity and our renowned hospitality, coupled with an effervescent can do attitude, that welcomes strangers and visitors from far off countries and makes them feel what very few other countries could possibly offer.
Our world famous hotels, game lodges, guesthouses and lesser known bed and breakfasts, camping sites and self-catering apartments and all the other accommodation venues in destinations like Cape Town, Knysna on the Garden Route, Hermanus in the Western Cape, Sandton in Johannesburg as well as Pretoria in Gauteng, Durban, Amanzimtoti and Margate on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal, Polokwane in the Limpopo province and Springbok and Port Nolloth in the Northern Cape, along with a myriad of other towns and cities and rural destinations throughout South Africa, promise to make any traveller both international and local feel special, rested and rejuvenated to rise up and continue the next leg of their adventure, with the promise of another good night’s rest in yet another South African accommodation venue at the end of that leg.
Our aim with this blog is to capture the essence of our country and all that she has to offer us as citizens, and tourists alike, as far as accommodation, places to stay, places to visit and explore goes, along with restaurants and just the wide open spaces and fauna and flora of this wonderful part of the world.
Thank you for reading this opening article to our Travel and Stay in SA blog, we invite you to join us as we document all our adventures throughout South Africa and that you will find all future articles, blog posts and reviews of towns, establishments and places to visit and enjoy of good use, in helping you to explore and experience all that this extraordinary country, our home, has to offer both our fellow citizens and our visitors.