• AfricaSouth Africa-FlightTimes icon
    Flight time from London
    11 - 11.5 hours
  • TimeZone icon
    Time Zone
    UTC +3
  • Currency icon
    South African Rand
  • SuitableFor icon
    Best Time to go
    North: May - September; South: October - April
  • Temperature icon
    Average Temperature
    17°C - 28°C

Featured Holidays to South Africa

South Africa Family Holiday

13 Days
from £3,422
per person
Riding at Grootbos South Africa

A wonderful family holiday that includes penguin-spotting on the beaches around Cape Town, whale and Great White Shark watching at Walker Bay and an incredible safari in the Kwandwe Private Game Reserve.

South Africa in Style

12 Days
from £10,780
per person
The pool area at Tswalu Motse South Africa

One of the finest safaris in Africa, experience the luxurious Singita Boulders in the Big Five Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Twswalu in the Kalahari, where you will encounter the Black Rhino and black-maned lion.

Off the Beaten Track in South Africa

19 Days
from £8,960
per person
A lioness in Africa South Africa
Explore the remote beaches, forests and lagoons of Plettenberg Bay, track cheetah on foot at the Samara Private Game Reserve, and listen to tales of historic Zulu Battles at Rorke's Drift.

Safari and Spa Adventure

12 Days
from £8,780
per person
The deck at Phinda Rock Lodge South Africa
Relax, re-energise and detoxify with daily therapies and treatments at Karkloof Safari Spa before enjoying your world-class safari at Phinda Game Reserve.

Featured Luxury Lodges in South Africa

Royal Malewane

The farmstead pool at Royal Malewane in South Africa Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa

Situated within the Thornybush Private Game Reserve, overlooking a watering hole which is frequently visited by herds of elephant, this magnificent safari lodge bursts with colonial styling and boasts untamed views of the African bush.

Singita Ebony Lodge

Pool view at Singita Ebony Lodge in South Africa Sabi Sands Game Reserve, South Africa

A luxurious lodge with a fresh and contemporary interpretation on the classic safari lodge; set on the banks of the Sand River in Singita's private reserve within the Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

Exterior view of Le Quartier Francais in South Africa Franschhoek, South Africa

Set in Franschhoek, an area known for fine wines, award-winning dining and galleries with beautiful art collections, Le Quartier Francais is a boutique hotel located in the heart of the village.

The Marine

Sea view at The Marine in South Africa Hermanus, South Africa

Positioned along the famous Hermanus cliff path, boasting spectacular opportunities for spotting whales in the ocean below, is a hotel bursting with history, exquisite cuisine and stunning views.

Jamala Madikwe

A bedroom at Jamala Madikwe Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa

Nestled within the Madikwe Game Reserve Jamala Madikwe is designed with distinctive flair, filled with eccentric African furnishings set against the beauty of the savannah.

Ellerman House

Villa one deck at Ellerman House in South Africa Cape Town, South Africa

Situated in Bantry Bay and boasting incredible views over the Atlantic Ocean, this thirteen-room boutique hotel features an extensive art collection, decadent cuisine, and a wine gallery with daily wine tasting.

Featured Luxury Villas in South Africa

Morukuru Ocean House

4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 8
Price on request
The exterior of Morukuru Ocean House Overberg, South Africa

Watch the whales pass through on their way to the Overberg Bay while enjoying an outstanding meal created by the professional chef on the outdoor dining terrace of this spectacular ocean facing house.

Leobo The Observatory

4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 9
Price on request
The exteriors and surroundings of Leobo the Observatory, South Africa Vaalwater, South Africa

Tucked away in the Palala Valley, delighting in the adventures of quad biking, riding safaris or spa treatments by day and curling up on super-sized sofas next to a roaring fire by night as the sun sets.

Africa Specialist - Samantha Gee - Travel + Leisure A List Specialist


Tailor-Made Travel Specialist

  • "From the very outset you clearly understood us as a couple, the sort of hotels in which we would be comfortable and very importantly, the most appropriate safari experience for ‘first timers’. You planned our holiday brilliantly. "

    A.H. - South Africa
  • "We found that you were good at reading exactly the sort of experience we were looking for and the arrangements made were seamless.  Everything was well organised and all accommodation was superb. "

    R.B. - South Africa
  • "It was a totally wonderful experience and we loved every minute. Thanks for all your inspiration and effort... Idyllic would be the word."

    K.G. - South Africa

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