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Make a holiday rental, home or villa in South Africa your home away from home

South Africa

South Africa is an incredible country of diversity, both in terms of culture and landscapes. The country is still developing an identity after the end of apartheid, and this means there is a vibrancy and excitement surrounding the country. No two holidays to South Africa will ever be the same, and no matter how much South African travel you have done, there are always many more experiences to be had.

Places to holiday in South Africa

It would take months to compile a list of places worth visiting from a South African holiday rental, and before embarking on a South African holiday it is strongly advised that you read about the country. However, here are a couple of vague ideas for your South African holiday;

KwaZulu Natal is a spectacularly beautiful area, steeped in Zulu history. The Drakensburg Mountains rise out of nothing, and are adorned with Stone Age cave paintings. The coastal regions offer some of the best surfing, deep sea fishing and beaches, 10 of which have been awarded World class status, and inland, the golf courses, hang-gliding facilities and mountain biking trails are amongst the best in the world. The city of Durban and the Golden Mile are situated in KwaZulu Natal.

The Western Cape is no less diverse. The wild Agulhas Coast is separated from the dramatic Cedarberg Mountains by the Cape Winelands and the Garden route, whilst the coast itself stretches for hundreds of miles, broken up only by fishing villages, beach resorts and rocky outcrops. The sea fishing, as in KwaZulu Natal, is exceptional, and there are plenty of opportunities to charter a fishing boat and guide whilst staying in a South African holiday villa. Any travel to this part of South Africa would not be complete without a visit to Cape Town and the imposing Table Mountain which overlooks it.

Mpumalanga is one of South Africa’s fastest growing provinces, having been created in 1994. Despite being a new province, the land has a very long history, and sites have been presented exquisitely for tourists to gain an understanding of past events. However, Mpumalanga is South Africa’s safari heartland, and wildlife is diverse and exciting, and the fishing here is superb. Although there is no coast, you can view game from kayaks, cave dive, white water raft and power boat on the rivers.

Gauteng was also created in 1994, and is the region where you can find Johannesburg is located. It is a cosmopolitan area, with 70 shopping centres and derives its wealth from the gold deposits found there over the centuries. It is often considered the gateway to South Africa.

Limpopo is the north-eastern province of South Africa. It is an unspoilt region offering sanctuary for game, and is therefore a favourite for South African safaris. The world famous Kruger National Park is here and there is extensive wildlife to amaze and inspire you.

Things to do in the South Africa

South Africa is blessed with so many natural resources that it excels in every activity and adventure it offers. The violent history has produced some fascinating monuments and battle fields, whilst the natural surroundings make it a favourite for safaris, fishing (sea, river and lake), horse riding holidays, and beach holidays. There are also a huge number of world-class South African golf courses and vineyards, and this is before you immerse yourself in the culture and gastronomic delights of this fantastic country.

Travel to South Africa

There are many cheap flights to South Africa, but it is essential to choose the final destination for your South Africa holiday before deciding on flights as there is such a variety, and there are often good deals on cheap flights to South Africa.

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South Africa Holiday Apartments & Homes (300+)

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    Exceptional! 5.0/5
    (7 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 3
    Cottage #4050536
    7
    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (11 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 8
      Villa #1659994
      11
      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (9 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 4 BR
        • 4 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 8
        Villa #1637459
        9
        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
          Exceptional! 5.0/5
          (9 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 3 BR
          • 3 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          House #787190
          9
          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 3
            Apartment #1920500
            4
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (10 reviews)
              avg/night
              • 4 BR
              • 4 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 10
              House #620932vb
              10
              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                Excellent! 4.7/5
                (14 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Separate Toilets
                • Sleeps 4
                House #775934
                14
                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #785839vb
                  1 Review
                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #1992413
                    1 Review
                      avg/night
                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Villa #1034768
                      2 Reviews
                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 2 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 5
                        Apartment #16549
                        16
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Chalet #4250048
                          1 Review
                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                            (11 reviews)
                            avg/night
                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            House #534482
                            11
                            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Chateau / Country House #2502908
                              1 Review
                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                (7 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                House #283627vb
                                7
                                Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 3
                                  Apartment #2361342
                                  1 Review
                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                    (8 reviews)
                                    avg/night
                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 4 BA
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    House #860641
                                    8
                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                      (13 reviews)
                                      avg/night
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Apartment #497873
                                      13
                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 2
                                        House #521399
                                        15
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #1971645
                                          1 Review
                                            • Studio
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            House #6541457
                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (5 reviews)
                                              avg/night
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              House #1612793
                                              5
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                House #4117567
                                                3
                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 2 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Bungalow #2471308
                                                  Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #2575988
                                                    Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Multiple rentals Apartment #2443819
                                                      1 Review
                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                        (27 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 5 BR
                                                        • 5 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 12
                                                        Villa #99225
                                                        27
                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                          House #839198vb
                                                          2 Reviews
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #1971694
                                                              • 3 BR
                                                              • 3 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Multiple rentals Villa #2496872
                                                              1 Review
                                                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #2496872
                                                                1 Review
                                                                Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                                  Multiple rentals Villa #2496872
                                                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Villa #6480568
                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 4 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      House #6480569
                                                                        • 7 BR
                                                                        • 7 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 14
                                                                        House #1644468
                                                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (44 reviews)
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                          Apartment #1510943
                                                                          44
                                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (7 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                                            Cottage #1020100
                                                                            7
                                                                            Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (8 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 4 BR
                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              Apartment #83692
                                                                              8
                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 11
                                                                                Villa #8122292
                                                                                3
                                                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Multiple rentals Chalet #2198414
                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    House #2508679
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Chateau / Country House #2533188
                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Cottage #4245303
                                                                                        1 Review
                                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #99840
                                                                                          14
                                                                                            • Studio
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                                            Apartment #4169999
                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                                              Bungalow #2533246
                                                                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                House #13793
                                                                                                2 Reviews
                                                                                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #801468vb
                                                                                                  1 Review
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                    Apartment #8061858
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #3807197
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Classic Cape Town cottage

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The house is perfectly situated in the heart of the Cape Quarter in Cape Town. A traditional cottage house, but very secure and totally modernised. Clean and well maintained. Perfect for 4 people. Plenty of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars all within walking distance. Love Cape Town!! Great service from the managing agents
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 23-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                      Great Holiday in Gordon's Bay

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      The house is fantastic and very well equipped. The views are stunning and Gordon's Bay is a great fun place as a base to explore the Southern Cape. The agent was very responsive and helpful. The only issue we had is that as business people the broadband was very inadequate which caused us some stress along the way. The cleaner was very pleasant and efficient and the owners instructions ver helpful. If I was certain about the internet connection I would not hesitate to rent the house again. Ken Symons
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                      October 2016

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Lovely property - situation ideal - Nathan very helpful - Had a fab time, hopefully we will be back sometime in the future xx
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Oct 2016