Top South Africa Hotels 2018

La Residence, Franschhoek, South Africa

Surrounded by vineyards and plum orchards, and with a spectacular mountain backdrop, La Residence is a sanctuary of calm. Enjoy breathtaking views of the undulating countryside from the opulence and grandeur of this luxury hotel. The 11 suites at the hotel are ideal for couples, while the five Vineyard Suites offer privacy and space for families and groups of friends. […]

Lion Sands Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa

Lion Sands is located at the southern end of the enormous Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which borders the famed Kruger National Park. Established in 1933, it’s one of the best places to spot the Big Five — you might even do so from your private pool or through the telescope on your private deck. The wonderfully individual accommodations include a […]

Londolozi Private Game Reserve, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa

There’s no better place to spot the Big Five than at the family-run Londolozi, established in 1926. Set on the Sand River, the private game reserve regularly sees herds of buffalo and elephant, and its white rhino and lion concentrations are among the highest on the continent. While every luxury is offered here (Ralph Lauren design, wellness center, boutique), Londolozi […]

Singita Ebony Lodge, Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa

Like all Singita properties, Singita Ebony Lodge endeavors to preserve the African wilderness and support the local community as it provides guests with an immersion into the landscape. Situated alongside the Sand River in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve’s big cat country, the lodge combines fresh contemporary design, tribal influences and classic safari style. While the lodge’s communal pool and […]