With wealth built on gold, a Luxury Johannesburg holiday is a lively, affluent and cosmopolitan experience, offering the visitor a tempting array of superb restaurants, bustling world-class shopping centres and elegant designer boutiques.
Yet it is also fresh and breezy with golf courses, botanical gardens and well-manicured parks dotted among its modern amenities. A stay in Johannesburg would be a great addition for any luxury South Africa stay.
Explore the cultural hub, Newtown where there is an abundance of galleries, museums and bars. Take a trip to the theatre or to the Apartheid Museum, a must-see offering a sobering reminder of the city's past.
Visit other popular attractions including Constitution Hill and the Johannesburg Zoo, which is home to the 'big five'. As the sun sets on this vibrant city take the opportunity to soak up the relaxed vibe inside the many world-class restaurants and bars.
With easy connections to the Blue Train and Rovos Rail, the city is the gateway to the whole of Southern Africa, including the world-famous Kruger National Park.
Did you know...
- Johannesburg is one of the few major cities in the world not located on a body of water.
- At 6000 ft above sea-level, it is one of the world's highest-altitude cities.
- Johannesburg is one of the few major cities world-wide where the high-quality potable tap water is safe to drink.
- Johannesburg boasts the world's largest man-made forest of cultivated trees. Not bad for a city which started life as a mining town on a dusty, treeless and windswept plain in 1886!
The Saxon Hotel & Spa is an exclusive international award-winning Hotel and Spa located in the beautiful, tranquil suburb of Sandhurst within easy reach of Sandton, Johannesburg's commercial district. A well-kept secret offering guests a luxurious retreat where relaxation is key in this exquisite, stylish atmosphere. The Saxon Hotel & Spa epitomises tasteful African elegance combined with exc...
The hotel opened fully to guests in January 2015 after 18 months of ambitious renovation work. Its newly decorated rooms are pleasingly spacious and beautifully appointed, with chic décor that subtly references modern South African style. Describing itself as a ‘hilltop village’ The Westcliff is comprised of nine low-rise columned buildings set in eight acres of landscaped gardens and located in ...
- Watch how the scenery changes as you pass through these beautiful areas
- Some of the best wildlife viewing is in the Hwange national park
- Your hotel is in a prime location to take in this amazing sight
- Spend two nights on the Chobe River watching game at your leisure
To view Africa’s amazing vistas in ultimate style, Rovos Rail provides high-quality facilities and service to rival that of the best hotels. Journey to beautiful Cape Town, or make the unforgettable journey from Pretoria to the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. One of the most luxurious trains in the world, any Rovos Rail journey is a truly unique experience. Coaches are decorated in classic style and...
Ideally located within Pretoria, and yet exuding seclusion, luxury and tranquillity, the Castello di Monte hotel is the perfect stop on your African adventure. This small but charming guesthouse offers boutique accommodation and an abundance of style – both the building itself and the interior décor evokes mid-century Italian charm, from the grand staircases to the plentiful art dotting the walls....
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