South Africa has shopping experiences aplenty, and luxury hotels and lodges to provide exclusive accommodation for your shopping holiday in South Africa. Shopping experiences are vast and varied, ranging from large, high-end shopping malls at one end of the spectrum, to homegrown arts and crafts along pretty country meanders on the other end of the sweep. Here we bring you some varied luxury shopping holiday stays in South Africa.
A hospitality landmark in the grand style of the Renaissance, The Michelangelo lords it over Nelson Mandela Square in the heart of Sandton. It’s more than ideally situated for prime retail shopping, offering direct access to Sandton City and the Michelangelo Towers Mall. Sandton City is Africa’s number one shopping mall, showcasing runway fashion and exclusive brands of clothing, accessories, home decor, health and beauty. The Michelangelo Towers Mall caters to shopping fashionistas, with its world-class retail fashion and jewellery outlets. The Michelangelo Hotel provides an opulent and exclusive base, with a luxury restaurant, cocktail bar, valet service and health and fitness centre. Mail us.
Supremely situated beside a millionaire yacht basin at Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Grace has iconic Table Mountain behind it – postcard-perfect. On site at the hotel you can luxuriate at the spa, do some whisky tasting, indulge in champagne afternoon teas and dine in style at Signal restaurant. Just beyond the hotel the V&A waterfront is a vibrant shopping and leisure complex developed around Cape Town’s historic harbour. It offers some 450 retail outlets that include fashion, jewellery, leather goods and arts and crafts markets. The best of local and international brands are represented here. Peruse a listing of V&A Waterfront stores. In addition there are hair salons, restaurants – indoors and out, and a variety of entertainments. Harbour cruises and tours of Robben Island depart from the waterfront. Mail us.
Le Quartier Francais is one of the finest accommodation and dining choices you could make in the
Cape Winelands. It’s a sublime boutique hotel tucked away in a lovely pool-garden, known the world
over for its award-winning cuisine by Margot Janse, and its fashionable, comfort-giving suites. It
stands at one end of the colourful main street in the winelands town of Franschhoek.
At the other end of Franschhoek is Franschhoek Country House & Villas, a quiet garden-estate offering luxury accommodation and an outstanding on-site restaurant.
From one end to the other, the main street is alive with exclusive galleries and shops, and trendy pavement cafes. Surrounding the shop-spots and eateries are Franschhoek’s many gorgeous wine estates offering tastings, tours and fine dining with vineyard views. Mail us.
Fordoun Hotel & Spa in Nottingham Road is a luxurious 5-star sanctuary in the rolling Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal. It offers unparalleled country shopping on the doorstep, along the famed
Midlands Meander. The Midlands Meander is a delightful series of routes that you can explore at
your own pace, stopping to experience local events, unique arts and crafts, cuisine and outdoor
activities. Sample the possibilities and pre-plan your stops. After satisfying shopping days in the
country, return to the immense comforts of Fordoun and indulge in fine dining and unstinting
hospitality. Do also book yourself some pampering at the gorgeous Spa, and take some walks on the
picturesque estate. Mail us.
Mail us to book a luxury holiday in South Africa, or call us on +27 21 797-7122.