Our ultimate list of the most unforgettable accommodation spots across South Africa – put them on your 2018 holiday list now.
Pippa de Bruyn
Pippa de Bruyn is author and co-author of various travel books, including Frommer's Southern Africa, Hedonist Guide to Cape Town, Frommer's East Africa, Frommer's India, Frommer's Eastern Europe, Pauline Frommer's Italy. She is the Cape Town destination expert for The Telegraph and a regular contributor to various travel publications. Her company BestKeptShhh.com puts together bespoke itineraries to Africa and India for local and international travellers.
Wilderness offers peace, beauty and adventure in equal parts. Plus plenty of variety and good value in terms of accommodation.
This Free State town offers city-slickers sophistication and natural splendour. And when a place is this popular, it’s best to book ahead and get these top-notch spots to stay.
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This cluster of apartment blocks and high-rise hotels on a fine stretch of beach (with a promenade to match) is one of South Africa’s most sought-after destinations.
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