SA shines in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

Posted by Imogen Searra on 9 October 2019

Condé Nast Traveler recently announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The award categories were grouped into the ‘World’s Best Hotels, Resorts, Countries, Cities, Islands, Spas, Airlines, Airports and Cruises’.

More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the world submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.

Here’s the complete list of local winners:

In the ‘World’s Best Resorts’ category:

 

18th: Londolozi, Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park

 

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21st: Makanyi Private Game Lodge, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

 

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27th: Morukuru Family Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve

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29th: Marataba Safari Lodge, Hartbeestfontein

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31st: Lion Sands Game Reserve, Sabi Sand, Mpumalanga

 

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40th: Morukuru Family Beach Lodge, De Hoop Nature Reserve

In the ‘Top Hotels in Africa’ category:

Here’s how South Africa faired.

3rd: One & Only Cape Town

5th: The Silo Hotel, Cape Town

6th: La Residence, Franschoek

7th: Ellerman House, Batry Bay

8th: The Oyster Box, Umhlanga

9th: Cape Grace, Cape Town

11th: Belmond Mount Nelson, Cape Town

12th: Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa, Johannesburg

13th: The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town

17th: The Plettenberg, Plettenberg Bay

18th: Mont Rochelle Hotel & Vineyard, Franschoek

19th: Birkenhead House, Hermanus

23rd: The Cellars-Hohenort, Cape Town

24th: Cape Cadogan Hotel, Cape Town

25th: Taj Cape Town

27th: AtholPlace Hotel & Villa, Johannesburg

30th: More Quarters Hotel, Cape Town

The ‘Top Resorts in South Africa’ category:

1st. Londolozi, Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park

2nd. Makanyi Private Game Lodge, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

3rd. Morukuru Family Madikwe, Madikwe Game Reserve

4th. Marataba Safari Lodge, Hartbeestfontein

5th. Lion Sands Game Reserve, Sabi Sand, Mpumalanga

6th. Morukuru Family Beach Lodge, De Hoop Nature Reserve

7th. Royal Malewane, Greater Kruger National Park

8th. Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve, Clanwilliam

9th. andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal

10th. Morukuru Family Ocean House, De Hoop Nature Reserve

11th. andBeyond Ngala Safari Lodge & Tended Camp, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve

12th. Singita Lebombo Lodge, Kruger National Park

13th. Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand, Mpumalanga

14th. andBeyond Tengile River Lodge, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Kruger National Park

15th. MalaMala Game Reserve, Sabi Sand

16th. singita Castleton Lodge, Sabi Sand

17th. Madikwe Safari Lodge, Madikwe Game Reserve

18th. Thanda Safari, Potukulu

19th. Singita Ebony Lodge, Sabi Sand

20th. andBeyond Kirkman’s Kamp, Sabi Sand

 

The full list of winners can be found here.

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