South Africa is ranked among the top tourist destinations in the world. Blessed with excellent and spectacular scenery, the country offers many holiday venues for families and couples.Below are some of the top vacation destinations for couples in South Africa.
Cape Town and Peninsula – Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula which runs up to Cape point are known for scenic beauty, celebrity beaches, the Table Mountain, whale watching, world class shopping,a vibrant nightlife, food and wine as well as a laid-back atmosphere.
Clarens is known for its spectacular sandstone mountains and wonderful climate; it is one of the most picturesque spots in S.A. A small town situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in the Free State province of South Africa and nicknamed the “Jewel of the Eastern Free State”, Clarens is the perfect spot for a break from the hustle of city life. Fast becoming the perfect place to escape to for peace, tranquility and breath-taking beauty, Clarens Free State offers a pleasant experience
Kruger National Park – Kruger National Park attracts both local and foreign visitors.This park which is measured at 2 million hectares features 16 ecosystems. You can enjoy watching the Big Five on a 4×4 game drive or walking safari.
Durban Beachfront – Durban is known as the Sunshine city of South Africa.The Durban beachfront is therefore the perfect holiday destination for those who would like to enjoy some sunshine.There are plenty of golden beaches, surfing activities and marine park.
Soweto – South Africa’s largest and most famous township was a hotbed of anti-apartheid activity. Soweto gives any visitor a real test of the township life.You also get a chance to visit prominent freedom struggle sites and eat at a local shebeen or township restaurant.
Wild Coast – The Wild Coast can best be described as rugged and untamed.The Wild Coast offers visitors deserted beaches, dolphins, horseback and hiking trails, cosy hotels, golf, gambling, mystical history, rich Xhosa heritage and many more.
Garden Route -The Garden route is a stretch of the South Eastern coast of South Africa which extends from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River in the Eastern Cape.This destination offers pristine beaches, mountains, forests, lakes, rivers and top notch accommodation.
Johannesburg – Africa’s second largest city is a great urban destination.The City of Gold as it is famously known offers trendy shopping outlets, entertainment spots which allow you to sample the local culture as well as modern restaurants.You can also look forward to freedom tours.
Umhlanga Rocks – Umhlanga is a residential,commercial and resort town north of Durban on the Coast of Kwazulu-Natal. Umhlanga Rocks has many luxury hotels and apartments right on the beach, including the Cabana Beach Hotel, the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Oyster Box Hote, etc. All these hotels allow you to view the landmark lighthouse.
Sun City – Sun City resort can be described as a premium holiday destination in South Africa.This destination boasts of classy hotels,diverse attractions and kids activities. Sun City is ideal for golfing, game viewing and water sports. At Sun City, you are guaranteed of big thrill entertainment every day of the year.
V&A Waterfront -The V&A is a popular destination for families and tourists alike.This destination offers hundreds of shopping outlets, curio shops, fine dining, lots of live entertainment.You can also enjoy outdoor activities such as harbour cruises, helicopter flips and boat charters.