Trade

Duinepos Chalets

Hidden among the dunes of the Cape West coast lies the little known gem Duinepos. Operated by three women, the getaway is community-based and has steadily grown into a treasured tourist destination.

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Untouched Adventures

Tsitsikamma National Park

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Rocktail Camp: an outdoor lover’s dream

Have you been to Maputaland? Do you know where it is? If you answered no to these questions, we have all the info you need - including exactly when to stay when you visit this amazing part of South Africa.

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Montecasino Bird Gardens, Johannesburg

The Montecasino Bird Gardens, in Fourways just north of Johannesburg, provide great family entertainment.

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Food markets in South Africa

Take the time to immerse yourself in South Africa's food culture – there's a wide variety of food markets that will enhance your experience of the country.

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Eating out in Johannesburg

Feel like Italian, Chinese, traditional South African, African or township cuisine? There’s something for every culinary desire in Johannesburg.

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The VegTable, Rheenendal

This vegetarian restaurant near Rheenendal offers a completely unique dining experience. Chef Brett Garvie is self-taught and grows, sources and forages for the food he prepares.

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Johannesburg's Chinatown

Chinatowns can be found in major cities the world over, and Johannesburg is no different.

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Top 10

Family beaches

1Humewood Beach, Port Elizabeth

Packed with nearby attractions and activities, and plenty of water sports, this Blue Flag beach is a firm favourite for family holidays.

2Clifton 4th Beach, Cape Town

Simply, Cape Town’s favourite beach. From fashion models to moms‘n tots - everyone loves Clifton.

3Margate Main Beach, South Coast

Families love this fun-packed beach. During peak holiday periods, festivals, holiday programmes and beach sports keep the kids occupied for hours so mom and dad can relax.

4Bikini Beach, Gordon’s Bay, Western Cape

A pristine beach with a mild, shallow surf – ideal for kiddies - rock pools, a promenade and many restaurants nearby.

5Orient Beach, East London, Eastern Cape

Families love Orient’s lawns, pools, slides, esplanade and safe protected bathing.

6Umhlanga Rocks, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

A great family beach with safe swimming and lots of rock pools for the kids.

7Blue Lagoon, Durban KwaZulu-Natal

It used to be known as Addington Beach, now the Blue Lagoon is still a real favourite amongst South African holidaymakers.

8Ramsgate Main Beach, South Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

A Blue Flag beach that offers fun for the whole family along the Hibiscus coast.

9Grotto Beach, Hermanus, Western Cape

This beautiful beach is a favourite with local families, looking for a peaceful day of sea and sun.

10Dolphin Beach, Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape

With surf that’s kind to little groms (novice surfers), a shell and surf museum, oceanarium, water rides and more, families will be entertained on and off the beach.