The Inspirational Travel team have selected just a few of the best hotels located in South Africa from the ones we have on our website, that we think are a must see in your lifetime.
Commanding an elevated position in the premier Cape Town suburb of Bantry Bay, overlooking Clifton’s famous beaches, lies the magnificent Ellerman House. Built in 1912, in Sir Herbert Baker style, this former home of shopping magnate Sir John Ellerman has now been painstakingly restored to its original splendour. Today, Ellerman House is a proud member of the prestigious Relais and Chateaux association.
This multi-award-winning andBeyond property is a wonderland, both inside and out. The lodge is perched on the tip of the stunning Ngorongoro Crater with quite spectacular views – the early morning mists drift away to reveal one of the greatest views on earth, whilst sunsets are also something to behold. The lodge, with its huge stilted appropriately with the incredible setting while the interior is rich theatre.
Moremi is frequently described as one of the most beautiful reserves in Africa. Here on Mombo Island, surrounded by open flood-plains teeming with game, you can siesta beneath ebony and fig trees with the very best of game viewing before you. Both camps are located just off the northern tip of Chief’s Island, they’re built under large shady trees. The only difference between the two is that Little Mombo is designed to have more privacy for the guests being in a sightly secluded area a fair distance from the main camp.
This elegant hotel is positioned on its own promontory on the West Quay of Cape Town Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, surrounded by water on three sides and within easy reach of Cape Town’s most popular shopping and tourist attractions. The property is built in a timelessly classical style, modern but easy on the eye, providing the perfect link between the elegance of old Cape Town and the modern developments at the waterfront. The hotel carries all the hallmark standards of exceptional hotels in South Africa, namely unpretentious luxury, discreet and attentive service, fine cuisine and friendly ambience.