Summer is a popular season for holiday trips. South Africa has a number of holiday destinations and spots which are ideal and conducive for individuals, couples, families or even social and business groups. Below are some destinations worth considering especially during the summer season.
ATKV Klein Kariba Holiday Resort – One of the most beautiful places to visit in summer is the magnificent Waterberg region, an oasis 90 minutes outside the spectacular Bela Bela.This resort offers wall to wall fun and activities.You can also take time to take a game drive to explore the rich flora and fauna around the region.You can also try a number of activities such as playing a game of pool, cycling, fishing, hiking or horse riding.
Forever Resort Gariep Dam, Free State – Located just off the highway 200km from Bloemfontein on the banks of the Gariep Dam, the largest dam in the country, this resort is home to various antelope species and the beautiful Cape Mountain Zebra. Game viewing here can be done by boat or enjoy a choice of watersports, jet skiing, canoeing, rowing, windsurfing and sailing.You can choose to stay in the hotel or camp or even in the caravan park.
Sun City, North West Province – Sun City is an entertainment paradise and glamour destination ideal for memorable holidays.There is a waterpark, wave pool and beach and more entertainment in one place than you could ever imagine.There are a number of hotels to choose from catering for all budgets and numerous restaurants.This is the place to be.
Eagle Waters Wildlife Resort, Hartbeespoort Dam, North West Province -This resort is very close to Johannesburg. Hartbeespoort Dam offers nature and the great outdoors not too far from the city. Eagle Waters Wildlife Resort is the perfect location for a weekend away or longer stays.There is wildlife around and the dam itself is incredible.When you are not gameviewing, you can enjoy sailing, waterskiing, canoeing or fishing.
Sabi River Sun Resort, Mpumalanga – Sabi is renowned for its variety of wildlife including the Big Five.You can enjoy game viewing and experience some of the most extraordinary scenery in South Africa. When you are not pursuing wildlife in the bush, you can enjoy a variety of leisure features, including a choice of five swimming pools, an 18 hole golf course, kids entertainment programme, bowls, mountain biking and tennis.
Zimbali, North Coast – It is hard to find a more exclusive and beautiful place than Zimbali. Located on the northern KZN coastline and very close to Durban Airport and Durban CBD, this is a stunning holiday location. Zimbali offers numerous facilities including a renowned golf course, spa, health club and kids club.