South Africa is genuinely many worlds in one. The country has three capitals, eleven official languages (Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, siSwati, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, Afrikaans, English, isiNdebele, isiXhosa, and isiZulu), 21 National Parks, and ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites. A treasure trove to discover.
It’s the first safari destination to offer ultimate luxury, paving the road for many others to follow. Renowned for its varied topography, stunning natural beauty, wildlife encounters, rich heritage, stark contrasts, and cultural diversity, it’s a destination that encompasses the good life. You’ll find everything from world-class wines and wine farms to an innovative culinary scene – it comes as no surprise that a Michelin-star chef established a restaurant in the bush with exclusive access. Many top culinary schools are also based in Cape Town, making it the home base for the modern African food scene.
In addition, South Africa has a flourishing and growing art scene with diverse influences that are as vibrant as the population and cultures in the country. South Africans are a resilient bunch, and the country is an entrepreneurial leader in sub-Saharan Africa. Innovative ideas pop up around every corner. Delight your senses with high-quality design, impeccable food from the city to the bush, and incredible helicopter excursions.
The opportunity to see iconic wildlife is abundant, including the largest land mammals – the African elephant and rhino — the ideal destination for the luxury traveler. So come along, linger a little longer. A place where ultimate amenities meet sheer splendor and beauty.