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SA-Venues Travel Blog

SA-Venues Travel Blog

South Africa's premier travel website offering a wealth of information and resources for the traveller to South Africa.
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SA-Venues Travel Blog

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  • And the Most Visited Tourist Attractions in South Africa are?
    Ask anyone the question – which are the most visited tourist attractions in South Africa – and they?ll probably answer along the lines of our list below … V&A Waterfront The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has around 25 million visitors a year and is considered the most visited tourist attraction in South […] The post And the Most Visited Tourist Attractions in South Africa are… appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Thursday 16th of November 2017 07:00:35 AM
  • The Best Hotels in South Africa, Right Now, that Aren?t Hotel Chains
    We’ve stretched the definition of ‘hotel‘ a little, to accommodate a couple of boutique hotels – and even the odd lodge that welcomes almost the same number of guests as a small hotel – to bring you a list of the best hotels in South Africa. All of them deliver hotel comfort, but not all […] The post The Best Hotels in South Africa, Right Now, that Aren’t Hotel Chains appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Tuesday 14th of November 2017 07:00:46 AM
  • Win a 2 Night Stay for 4 Guests at the De Hoop Village in De Hoop
    Exquisite views of the Cape Overberg mountains, the crisp sea spray of the Atlantic Ocean, and the rustic charm of a South African fishing village await the lucky winners of this competition. Win a two nights stay for four people in a self-catering De Hoop Village cottage, just three hours outside Cape Town… This self-catering […] The post Win a 2 Night Stay for 4 Guests at the De Hoop Village in De Hoop appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Monday 13th of November 2017 07:05:02 AM
  • Drought in Cape Town ? What Visitors Can Do to Help
    There is a drought in Cape Town. With the end of the rainy season in October, goes any hope that late rains might solve the drought in Cape Town… The Mother City, rather than restricting visitors, continues to welcome them but requests the careful use of water. 2017 has not only been one of the […] The post Drought in Cape Town – What Visitors Can Do to Help appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Thursday 9th of November 2017 07:00:40 AM
  • Our Best Value Luxury Western Cape Accommodation, You Just Can?t Resist
    We?ve pulled out all the stops to find you best value, luxury Western Cape Accommodation, including Cape Town. Most of these options are self-catered, giving you the privacy and magnificence of a house all your own, with views out over the ocean, or of the Cape fold mountains. You won?t be able to resist this […] The post Our Best Value Luxury Western Cape Accommodation, You Just Can?t Resist appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Wednesday 8th of November 2017 07:00:07 AM
  • The Story of How Cape Town got its Name
    The story of how Cape Town got its name is a special one, that starts way back in the annals of time: Once upon a time a man known as Bart to his friends, but Bartolomeu to his employers, rounded a piece of land in the shape of a finger. It was the year 1488 […] The post The Story of How Cape Town got its Name appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Monday 6th of November 2017 07:00:38 AM
  • South Africa?s Marine Big 5 ? Do You Know What They Are?
    One of South Africa?s major appeals is its immediate access to big five safaris. For this reason, thousands of visitors head through our international airports. But South Africa marine big 5 is fast falling under the spotlight too, as more and more visitors become aware of the equally enticing appeal of the country?s coastline. Why […] The post South Africa?s Marine Big 5 – Do You Know What They Are? appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Thursday 2nd of November 2017 07:00:31 AM
  • The Best Value Luxury Cape Winelands Accommodation by SA-Venues.com
    The Best Value Luxury Cape Winelands Accommodation by SA-Venues.com ~ The Cape Winelands of South Africa need little by way of introduction – the area is one of the most visited parts of the country. So, it isn?t surprising that the standard of Cape Winelands accommodation reflects this – if you want indulgence – very […] The post The Best Value Luxury Cape Winelands Accommodation by SA-Venues.com appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Monday 30th of October 2017 07:00:14 AM
  • 13 Secrets of Bontebok National Park that Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    The Bontebok National Park might be South Africa?s smallest national park, but you?ll find that its very smallness is also its greatest selling point. It gives you access to what has so aptly been described as ?a little piece of Renosterveld paradise? along the banks of the Breede River – a series of low-lying, inconspicuous […] The post 13 Secrets of Bontebok National Park that Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Friday 27th of October 2017 07:00:34 AM
  • 5 Stylish Durban Boutique Hotels You Can?t Afford to Miss
    Durban Boutique hotels have obviously not caught on in the balmy seaside city, as a number of our choices below don?t call themselves ?boutique?. Yet the definition of boutique hotels as upscale residences of less than 100 rooms easily fits the Durban hotels and guest houses we?ve included, and we?re sure you?ll agree. Have a […] The post 5 Stylish Durban Boutique Hotels You Can?t Afford to Miss appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Tuesday 24th of October 2017 10:20:44 PM
  • 7 Places in South Africa to Visit, Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
    One doesn?t usually associate the raw and hugely varied natural beauty of South Africa with a fairy tale. That?s left to Europe to provide. But places in South Africa to visit, reminiscent of all things fairy, is not as ?out there? as you might think. Have a look at these 7 places in South Africa […] The post 7 Places in South Africa to Visit, Straight Out of a Fairy Tale appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Monday 23rd of October 2017 07:00:38 AM
  • A Brief Guide to Wild Animals in South Africa
    Wild animals in South Africa no longer roam in great herds that take days to pass one by. Those days are long gone. They’ve largely been driven out of their natural habitat by man’s push for development. Man’s disrespect for wildlife has meant that trafficking and poaching across Africa has reached epic proportions (elephant, rhino […] The post A Brief Guide to Wild Animals in South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Friday 20th of October 2017 07:00:20 AM
  • 15 inspiring South African Rainforest Facts ? South Africa?s Only Rainforest
    We explore South African rainforest facts. South Africa’s only rainforest rests on the edge of the Crocodile River on the outskirts of Nelspruit, in a place so unlikely that hardly anyone knows it exists. It isn’t a naturally occurring rainforest. South Africa’s erratic dry periods mean that the chances of a tropical rainforest, as they […] The post 15 inspiring South African Rainforest Facts – South Africa’s Only Rainforest appeared first on South Africa...
    Wednesday 18th of October 2017 07:00:54 AM
  • Best Long Weekend Getaways, South Africa
    Long weekend getaways South Africa ? why there are plenty of options for locals, and visitors, within driving distance of each of the four major cities. With an extra day, or two, tagged onto a weekend, South Africans need little excuse to pack a bag and head for the open road. Long weekend getaways South […] The post Best Long Weekend Getaways, South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Monday 16th of October 2017 07:00:15 AM
  • Where to Safari in South Africa
    It’s the number one question for any traveller: where to safari in South Africa? The country is geared up for safari. And there is such a selection of safari lodges and game reserves that the issue is less about where, and all about how to choose the best safari experience possible. We help you make […] The post Where to Safari in South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Thursday 12th of October 2017 07:00:32 AM
  • Gay and Lesbian South Africa ? Our LGBTI Guide
    Travelling gay and lesbian South Africa is as easy as following our LGBTI guide. South Africa is regarded as the cool LGBTI hangout on the tip of Africa. It’s the only country in Africa, and indeed the fifth country in the world, to legalise same-sex marriage. The country has celebrated pride parades since the 1990s, […] The post Gay and Lesbian South Africa – Our LGBTI Guide appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Monday 9th of October 2017 07:00:05 AM
  • 9 Secrets of Table Mountain National Park that Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) may include the famous Table Mountain that makes it on to at least one list of the world’s most beautiful mountains, and attracts millions of visitors annually. But the national park extends way beyond the table top, including a whole range of mountains that form the spine of the Cape […] The post 9 Secrets of Table Mountain National Park that Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Thursday 5th of October 2017 07:00:32 AM
  • 5 Unusual South African Buildings You MUST Visit
    South Africa is known for many things. Architecture isn?t usually one of them. But these 5 South African buildings are worth adding to your list of must-sees, when in the country … The Zeitz-Mocaa gallery, Cape Town Cape Town’s huge contemporary art museum, the largest in Africa, opened in September 2017 in a converted grain […] The post 5 Unusual South African Buildings You MUST Visit appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Monday 2nd of October 2017 07:00:03 AM
  • South African Mobile Apps That Will Improve Your Visit 100%
    South African mobile apps make your time in South Africa easier. We’ve chosen 8 apps that, if you download before you arrival, will help you navigate your South African Travel experience that much easier. Essential South African mobile apps Africa: Live This award-winning app allows you to see and share wildlife sightings from your phone. […] The post South African Mobile Apps That Will Improve Your Visit 100% appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Thursday 28th of September 2017 07:00:12 AM
  • 8 Waterfalls of the Secret Sabie Waterfall Route
    The Lowveld’s Sabie Waterfall Route is an insider secret in South Africa. Few people have written about it, despite its being just 60 km west of the famous Kruger National Park. And even fewer visitors know of the route – often cast in the shadow of the more spectacular Blyde River Canyon. Yet the Sabie […] The post 8 Waterfalls of the Secret Sabie Waterfall Route appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Tuesday 26th of September 2017 07:00:46 AM
  • Top Things to Do in Cape Town City Bowl
    Top things to do in Cape Town City Bowl ~ Cape Town City Bowl is called such for the natural amphitheatre formed by the press of Table Bay’s harbour on one side, and the mountains of Table Mountain, Signal Hill, Lion’s Head and Devil’s Peak, on the other. It includes some of the oldest and […] The post Top Things to Do in Cape Town City Bowl appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Thursday 21st of September 2017 07:00:26 AM
  • Secrets of Mapungubwe National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
    Hardly anyone knows about Mapungubwe National Park… It lies on the south bank of the Limpopo River at the meeting place of three countries: Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa, about five hours north of Gauteng. It’s more than a national park It’s also a world heritage site and serves as a cultural icon for its […] The post Secrets of Mapungubwe National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Tuesday 19th of September 2017 07:00:48 AM
  • The Official Cape Town Bucket List
    Over four million people visit Cape Town every year… The Telegraph Travel Awards voted Cape Town the best city for the fourth year in a row; it’s been Conde Nast’s Reader’s number one food city in the world; National Geographic voted it number 2 in the top 10 beach cities in the world in 2015; […] The post The Official Cape Town Bucket List appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Friday 15th of September 2017 07:00:50 AM
  • Win a Two Night Stay at the Black Oystercatcher in Cape Agulhas ? CLOSED
    The Black Oystercatcher in Cape Agulhas is more than a wine farm. It?s a destination – a place to relax, breathe in the fresh country air, and reconnect with nature. Win a Two Night Stay for Two at the Black Oystercatcher, and a trip for two on the Sunset Wetlands Tour (enjoy a sundowner while […] The post Win a Two Night Stay at the Black Oystercatcher in Cape Agulhas – CLOSED appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Wednesday 13th of September 2017 05:00:44 PM
  • Whale Watching South Africa Just Got Better ? Now is the best time to see them
    Now is the best time to see them There isn’t a better time for whale watching in South Africa than right now. Because the southern right whale is busy congregating just off the country’s coastline; close enough to the coast to see with the naked eye. And certainly approachable by boats, allowed within 50 metres […] The post Whale Watching South Africa Just Got Better – Now is the best time to see them appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Tuesday 12th of September 2017 07:00:27 AM
  • Karoo Road Trip: 10 Best Places to Stop on South Africa?s Greatest Self Drive
    A Karoo road trip is one of the best ways to travel the vast expanse that is the Karoo. Divided into two distinct parts, a Karoo road trip can explore either the Klein Karoo (a 300 km strip of mountainous, semi-desert between Worcester and George), or the Groot Karoo, which occupies the predominant heart of […] The post Karoo Road Trip: 10 Best Places to Stop on South Africa’s Greatest Self Drive appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Friday 8th of September 2017 07:00:21 AM
  • South African Tourism Facts ? Proof That the World Loves South Africa
    South African tourism facts are not only interesting to read for those of us involved in the industry. They’re also essential to understand how intimately South Africa is affected by, and dependent on, tourism as a major contributor to GDP. It’s not just ‘nice’ to have thousands of people land on our shores to explore […] The post South African Tourism Facts – Proof That the World Loves South Africa appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Wednesday 6th of September 2017 07:00:28 AM
  • New Accommodation ? Hot on Our Site Right Now
    Every week we add new options to our accommodation offerings on the SA-Venues.com website. So, we thought we’d bring some of the more popular accommodation options we’ve added in the last month to you – everything from garden cottages and backpackers, to luxury apartments and game lodges. Here’s a bird’s eye view of our newest […] The post New Accommodation – Hot on Our Site Right Now appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Monday 4th of September 2017 07:00:02 AM
  • 6 Best Small Towns in Gauteng
    The best small towns in Gauteng are but a handful. The place of gold (Gauteng translated from the Sotho) is a small province and as such is completely overshadowed by its vibrant centre ? Johannesburg ? the country’s major metropolis that sprawls over thousands of square kilometres, taking its 13.2 million residents hours to commute […] The post 6 Best Small Towns in Gauteng appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Friday 1st of September 2017 07:00:22 AM
  • Northern Cape Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
    These Northern Cape tented camps give travellers a first-hand experience of the vast space and silence that best characterises South Africa’s biggest, and least-populated, province. The Northern Cape is home to some of the country’s most beautiful attractions ? the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Augrabies Falls, and Namaqualand, to name the more obvious ones. Best known […] The post Northern Cape Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend appeared first on South Africa Travel.
    Wednesday 30th of August 2017 07:00:56 AM


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