Gauteng

Johannesburg – holding rank as South Africa’s City of Gold and the country’s largest city – has a plethora of large world-class hotels, smaller boutique establishments and outstanding guesthouses, with superb offerings for holiday-makers and business travellers. Here, Exclusive Getaways lists some highly reputable favourites.

As South Africa’s biggest city in its wealthiest province, Johannesburg is a bustling hub for commerce. For bleisure travellers going to Jozi on business and wanting luxurious accommodation and prime leisure to counterbalance work, consider the following top hotels which will not disappoint. 

A weekend getaway that swaps the city for the countryside is a great way to have a break and replenish spent energies. Luxury need not be unaffordable, and here we recommend affordable weekend getaways in and near Gauteng that provide superb garden, country or bushveld settings – all ideal for short breaks away from the city … Continue reading “Affordable Luxury Weekend Getaways In and Near Gauteng: Breaks in the Countryside and in the Bush”

Hot-air ballooning is an elegant, eccentric adventure in space and time, taking you high above the treetops, or to dream among the clouds. Take to the sky on a fabulous special offer on Bill Harrop’s hot-air balloon safari over the Magalies River Valley!

Handsomely gabled, wooden-beamed and -shuttered in the splendid old tradition of Cape Winelands homesteads, you couldn’t be blamed for thinking you’d arrived into the wine-estate milieu of old. Quite on the contrary, though, at Kleine Constantia Boutique Guest House in Roodepoort, you’re ensconced in a wonderfully tranquil pamper-spot in the heart of Gauteng’s West Rand business hub. So, calling all … Continue reading “Introducing Kleine Constantia Boutique Guest House: Quiet Pamper-Spot near West Rand Business Hub”

Arrive at The Michelangelo in the vibrant heart of Sandton, and you couldn’t be blamed for imagining you’d stepped into the classical Renaissance world of 16th century Europe. Splendid architecture and lavish offerings are the order of the day. Grand, opulent and unstinting, The Michelangelo lords it over Sandton’s Nelson Mandela Square, with the allure of Sandton … Continue reading “5 Star Luxury Accommodation on Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, Johannesburg: The Michelangelo”

The magical Magaliesberg is a verdant stretch of countryside that runs the length of the ancient Magaliesberg mountains, and offers a fabulous retreat for soul-weary city folk from Gauteng. Exclusive Getaways suggests what to do in Magaliesberg and lists some luxury boutique hotels that will not disappoint.