Luxury in South Africa: Rainbows, mountains, waves and the Big Five
The tip of the African continent welcomes you with sunshine and smiles to its unique cultural melting pot: South Africa! The diversity of the country just blows your mind away. Here you can enjoy the beauty of the African Bushveld when you visit the Kruger National Park to see the Big Five (lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, leopard, rhinoceros) as well as pristine beaches with warm water and perfect waves for surfing on the KwaZulu Natal and Southern Cape coastlines. Visit Johannesburg, the city of Gold, for a cosmopolitan experience. Here visitors can take tours through Soweto to learn more about the young democracy's past or sample delicious cuisine at restaurants in Sandton. The Cradle of Humankind and Congo caves are must-see experiences. Cape Town, the current designer capital of the world, is a tourist's dream with a wide variety of cultural and historical sites of note. Take the cable car up Table Mountain, one of the twelve natural wonders of our world, or visit Cape Point where two oceans meet. Take a ferry to Robben Island to learn more about apartheid and the world icon, Nelson Mandela, who spent 27 years in this prison.
South Africa is not just about natural beauty and unparalleled wildlife: visitors can also get a taste of modern art and urban landscapes in major cities Taste some of the world's finest wines while gazing at gorgeous mountains as you follow the winding roads of the Cape Wine Route. Stay in a private rental villa in one of the beach towns of the Eastern Cape, and enjoy the untouched and wild natural beauty of the area or learn to kite-surf or spend a day in the Addo Elephant Park. The Free State and the Karoo, in the central part of the country, will transport you to a world of vast open landscapes, tranquil savannah plains and the bluest blue skies in the world. Watch a local rugby match at one of the many stadiums throughout the country and sample some traditional sweet milktart or salty biltong. Local crafts include beautiful woodwork, woven baskets, beading and a variety of innovative art made from recycled objects. Listen to local hip- hop or traditional drums or world famous classical works at music festivals. On the other hand, you can just soak up the sunshine in this beautiful country's varied landscape when you stay in a luxury villa in South Africa.