Leisure & Lifestyle

Rovos Rail

A highlight of the Rovos Rail experience is the observation car at the back of the train. Big windows and open-air balconies give you a magnificent view as you sip your bubbly and gaze out over South African landscape, from the Karoo plains to the Mother City of Cape Town. more

Table Mountain’s cableway

A trip on the Table Mountain cableway is your ticket to a whole new world. From the top of Table Mountain, you will have spectacular views over the Cape Peninsula. You will also be able to explore the richest corner of the Cape Floral Region. more

Hoogland Health Hydro

Hoogland Hydro is the ideal place for a health and wellness getaway. Situated in the Schurveberg mountains, this establishment is renowned for its hydro therapy treatments including sitz baths, saunas, Turkish baths, jacuzzis and water jet massages. more

Cape Town International Jazz Festival

The Cape Town International Jazz Festival offers superb entertainment and has become known as 'Africa's Grandest Gathering'. The event has attracted some of the world's biggest musical names, among them Lauryn Hill, Dan Brubeck, Earth, Wind & Fire and local greats like Hugh Masekela and Jimmy Dludlu. more

Newtown Cultural Precinct, Johannesburg

The Newtown Cultural Precinct, in downtown Johannesburg, has a distinctly cosmopolitan vibe; and underlying its trendy coffee shops, restaurants, art galleries and clubs is the same avant-garde attitude that made it a hot-bed of protest theatre, music and poetry during the apartheid era. more

Pilgrim’s Rest Retreat at Jock Safari Lodge

Pilgrim’s Rest Retreat at Jock Safari Lodge offers the ultimate ‘spafari’. Visitors can enjoy a combination of game drives, bush walks and relaxing spa treatments as they unwind at this superb lodge situated just inside the Kruger National Park. An excellent treatment menu will leave you revived and ready to take on the world. more

Camps Bay Beach, Cape Town

Palm-fringed, with platinum blonde sands (and bathers to match), Camps Bay beach is where the well-to-do and the famous congregate to see, and be seen. This Cape Town beach is all about being gorgeous, from its manicured shoreline overlooked by millionaire’s mansions, to dazzling sunsets and minimalist swimwear. more

Sandton Sun Spa, Johannesburg

With massage treatments most in demand, the Sandton Sun Spa has explored massage methods the world over. Indonesian therapies are notably dominant, but a fusion of the world’s best are on offer at this sophisticated haven, where Eastern influences and indigenous African lore sit comfortably side by side. more

Soweto

Known the world over for its role in the struggle for democracy, Soweto hums day and night, and its vibe is electrifying. It’s Gucci and ghetto, Hummers and hip hop, Loxion Kulcha (a sought-after local fashion brand that originated in the townships) and livestock, glamour and gogos (grannies). more

Durban's Beachfront Promenade

Walkers, cyclists and joggers make daily use of the Durban beachfront promenade, a paved walkway linking Blue Lagoon in the north with Addington in the south. Park anywhere along the route and take a leisurely stroll with many like-minded individuals who're out to enjoy the sea breeze and sunshine. more