Where to stay around Johannesburg?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 200 holiday lettings near Johannesburg. From 39 Houses to 20 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Johannesburg is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Johannesburg?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Johannesburg. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Apartheid Museum: 185 holiday lettings
  • Bruma Flea Market: 188 holiday lettings
  • Bedford Centre Shopping Mall: 185 holiday lettings
  • Bruma Lake Flea Market: 188 holiday lettings
  • Eastgate Shopping Centre: 191 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Johannesburg listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Johannesburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 39 Houses in Johannesburg. Our other popular types of Johannesburg holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I rent downtown rentals in Johannesburg?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 5 downtown rentals in Johannesburg. You have also many other possibilities in Johannesburg area, including:

  • Mountain rentals: 4 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Johannesburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 87 holiday homes with pool available in Johannesburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make A Holiday Rental Villa in Johannesburg, Your Home Away From Home

    Those visitors looking to spend their holidays in Johannesburg will find a wide choice of self catering accommodation in the form of villas and apartments. This holiday accommodation is mainly to be found towards the central areas of Johannesburg, which is the largest city in South Africa. From here you may explore the wealth of activities travellers would expect to find in this major international city.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Johannesburg, South Africa

    There are a number of activities available for visitors spending their holidays in Johannesburg. As would be expected from such a major cosmopolitan city there are a number of art museums and galleries, including the Johannesburg Art Gallery and the Museum Africa, where the history of the city and rock art exhibits are displayed. Johannesburg is often referred to as one of the greenest cities in the world, with its large number of vast, well maintained city parks and open spaces. For those wishing to partake in a spot of retail therapy during their holiday in Johannesburg will no doubt be drawn to the shopping centres in Hyde Park and Sandton City.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Johannesburg, South Africa

    Many travellers spending their holidays in Johannesburg will be looking to venture beyond the city limits to such attractions as the Cradle of Humankind, some 16 miles from the city. This UNESCO World Heritage site boasts a maze of limestone caves and a wealth of fossils, millions of years old. The Lesedi Cultural Village, and Hartbeespoort Dam are other popular attractions. Although Johannesburg Zoo boast one of the largest collections of captive animals in Africa, many people spending their holidays in Johannesburg may be looking to view these animals in their natural environment on an organised safari to one of the many game parks outside of the city.

    Weather in Johannesburg, South Africa

    Visitors looking to enjoy their holidays in Johannesburg will be happy to discover that the city enjoys what is described as a subtropical highland climate. Summer temperatures in Johannesburg can reach up to 35 degrees Celsius in January. Winter temperatures may often drop below 4 degrees Celsius. This is due to the city‘s high altitude and there may even be a possibility of frost or even snow at night in the Southern Hemisphere winter. Johannesburg experiences an average annual rainfall of around 28 inches.

    Travel to Johannesburg, South Africa

    Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Johannesburg will expect to fly to OR Tambo International Airport. There are a number of airlines offering regular and affordable flights to OR Tambo International Airport (JNB), including British Airways, South African Airways and Virgin Atlantic. Flights depart from such UK airports as London Heathrow (LHR), Edinburgh (EDI), Belfast (BFS) and Manchester (MAN).

    Sightseeing in and around Johannesburg

    Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Johannesburg a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Johannesburg Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Montecasino (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
    • Lion Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
    • SAB World of Beer (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Sci Bono Discovery Centre (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Radiopark Studios (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Johannesburg

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Johannesburg is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Melville Koppies Nature Reserve (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Zoo Lake Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Rhodes Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Johannesburg Botanical Garden (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
    • James and Ethel Grey Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
    • Delta Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)