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AAre you’re looking for luxury treatment – an adventure with all the bells and whistles of luxurious indulgence – then look no further than South Africa. With a rich history, the finest wines, gourmet food, and enchanting adventures, let South Africa show you why it is a shining jewel of luxury travel. 

Lavish coastal living. If it’s a slice of seaside heaven that you’re after, South Africa has a wide range of idyllic coastal escapes from exclusively private beaches to only the best coastal hotels and resorts. Here you’ll find nothing but high-end coastal experiences that will definitely have you extending your stay because you know you deserve it.

The Oyster Box Hotel is but one of the five-star coastal hotels along the coast that has redefined the standards of opulence. This multi-award-winning hotel is known for its delicate food and executive suites that will have you feeling like royalty with a stunning lighthouse backdrop as you look out your window over the shimmering Indian Ocean.

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TTake your breath away in the untouched wild. When we talk about luxurious outdoor experiences, we talk about late afternoon game drives led by a team of professional game rangers and glamping under the stars on the African soil, all while drinking some of the finest wines in the country alongside personally cooked meals by incredible chefs. All this in the heart of the wild!

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AAlternatively, you can select the rather glamorous option of luxury safari tents. These are designed to make you feel like the Duke or Duchess of the South African wild. These luxury safari tents are usually kitted out with a private bedroom, bathroom and polished verandah overlooking the raw wilderness that South Africa is so famous for. If this is an experience that makes your bucket list, learn more about South Africa’s famous tented safaris.

 Glitz and glam in the City of Gold

If you’re in Johannesburg and looking for a little extravagant retail therapy, the first spot you’re going to want to explore is Sandton, proudly known as the continent's richest square mile. You can purchase international brands such as Versace, Louis Vuitton, and Carrol Boyes to name a few, and then unwind with a cup of the world's best coffee and a meal at a fine restaurant. For a more sociable environment, you can grab a cocktail at one of the city’s rooftop restaurants that offer live music, lounge sitting and fire pits overlooking the glittering CBD.

Full-bodied luxury in the Cape Winelands

In the Western Cape, you can sip, swirl and swallow your way through one of the most deliciously opulent areas in the country – the Cape Winelands. With some of the world’s best wines calling this region home, immerse yourself in the finest way possible as most of the wine estates offer luxurious accommodation. If you’re a bit of a connoisseur, then you are in for a treat. Explore this famously decadent region in all its opulent glory.

Luxury by rail on the Blue Train

You might want the top quality but you also want to explore the country. Well, there’s no better place to tick both these boxes than on one of the top luxury trains in the world – the Blue Train. What can beat the feeling of going to sleep with a Karoo moon in the sky outside and waking up to a pot of fresh coffee, surrounded by Cape vineyards as the Blue Train makes her stately way into the Mother City? With incredible cuisine, luxurious accommodation, on-board shopping and even business meeting rooms, you can see the country in ultimate style with routes that cover almost every corner of South Africa. If you’re going to see, you might as well do it in style the whole way through!

 

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