Home » Travel » Destinations

Great Places To See On Your Holidays In South Africa

May 20, 2008
South Africa is a very popular tourist destination and many holiday makers now go there on a family holiday and stay in self catering holiday home accommodation. There are some great holiday villas and self catering holiday apartments that can be rented as holiday homes in South Africa. In recent years has become possible to rent a holiday lodge in one of the many game reserves.

The official name of South Africa is the Republic of South Africa. This country shares its borders with Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Swaziland. It is also surrounded by the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. South Africa is a proud member of the Commonwealth of Nations. It has the largest economy in the whole of Africa and is the twenty fourth largest in the whole world. All these things make South Africa the most economically, infrastructural and socially developed country in Africa.

South Africa is also known as the tourist paradise as it has many tourist attractions. It has a natural beauty including mountain ranges, beautiful beaches and the parks are simply stunning. If you are planning to spend your holidays in this country then you are going to have a great vacation. You can choose to stay in a holiday villa by the beech, rent a self catering holiday apartment in the city or even rent a lodge in one of South Africa's game reserves.

You can start your journey in the world famous Kruger National Park. This park is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Africa and tourists are enchanted by its natural beauty. It is famous for its wild animals and tourists can see lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos and buffaloes. The park also offers some of the most stunning scenery in Africa. Many holiday makers then visit the Sabie River that flows just next to the park.

South Africa has some amazing water falls and one of the most visited is the Augrabies Falls. The Augrabies Falls is set in a beautiful location and the best time to visit is in the Spring as at that time the fall has a lot of water. Most tourists love this place and then choose to visit the Blyde River Canyon afterwards. While there they can relax and admire the natural beauty of the region.

Garden Route is known as the paradise of South Africa. This route starts from the Mossel Bay and reaches Port Elizabeth. Tourists like to go there and admire the beautiful scenery and natural vegetation. There are several opportunities for hiking available in almost every park in South Africa. But the only think that you need to take care of is the high temperature. Here, you can also enjoy some adventure sports like mountain climbing and tracking.

Your South African trip is incomplete without a visit to Durban. This place offers you a lot of opportunities to enjoy the sun and the beach. When in Durban you can rent a holiday villa by the beach or if you want a more hectic pace of life you can rent a self catering holiday apartment in the city itself.

When you get tired of beaches, you can try your hand at surfing in South Africa. Jeffrey Bay is a very popular place with surfers and it is well worth a trip there to try your hand at surfing. There are also some great holiday homes available to rent in this area during your stay in South Africa.

South Africa is a great country to visit for a holiday and has so much to offer tourists. There are some great holiday homes throughout South Africa that can be rented as holiday accommodation. Many tourists come to South Africa and rent a holiday villa and say that it was one of the best holidays that they have ever had.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It has holiday villas, ski chalets and self catering holiday apartments to rent on line as a holiday home rental. To see an example of holiday villas in South Africa have a look at Holiday Villas In South Africa
Rating:
Please Rate:
(Average: Not rated)
Views: 108
Print Email Report Share
Article Categories
    • Artists
    • Gambling
    • Humanities
    • Humor
    • Movies
    • Music
    • Photography
    • Tattoos
    • Television
    • Classic Cars
    • Motorcycles
    • Recreational Vehicles
    • SUVs
    • Trucks
    • Vans
    • Branding
    • Business Opportunities
    • Careers and Jobs
    • Corporate
    • Customer Service
    • Direct Mail
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Ethics
    • Financing
    • Franchising
    • Home-Based Business
    • Human Resources
    • Import and Export
    • Leadership
    • Management
    • Market Research
    • Marketing and Advertising
    • Negotiation
    • Network Marketing
    • Networking
    • Organizational
    • Presentation
    • Project Management
    • Public Relations
    • Small Business
    • Strategic Planning
    • Team Building
    • Telemarketing
    • Training
    • Data Recovery
    • Databases
    • Games
    • Hardware
    • Networks
    • Operating Systems
    • Programming
    • Security
    • Software
    • Spyware and Viruses
    • Ask an Expert
    • College and University
    • Home Schooling
    • K-12
    • Languages
    • Online Education
    • Psychology
    • Accounting
    • Credit
    • Currency Trading
    • Debt Consolidation
    • Insurance
    • Investing
    • Leasing
    • Loans
    • Mortgage
    • Mutual Funds
    • Personal Finance
    • Stock Market
    • Structured Settlements
    • Taxes
    • Wealth Building
    • Coffee
    • Cooking
    • Gourmet
    • Recipes
    • Wine and Spirits
    • Acne
    • Aerobics
    • Alternative Medicine
    • Beauty
    • Cancer
    • Cosmetics
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Diseases and Conditions
    • Fitness Equipment
    • Fitness
    • Hair Loss
    • Heart Disease
    • Medicine
    • Men's Health
    • Muscle Building
    • Nutrition
    • Skin Care
    • Supplements and Vitamins
    • Weight Loss
    • Women's Health
    • Yoga
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Babies
    • Collecting
    • Elderly Care
    • Genealogy
    • Hobbies
    • Parenting
    • Pets
    • Pregnancy
    • Woodworking
    • Feng Shui
    • Gardening
    • Home Appliances
    • Home Security
    • Interior Design
    • Landscaping
    • Affiliate Programs
    • Article Marketing
    • Auctions
    • Audio
    • Banner Advertising
    • Blogging
    • Broadband
    • Domain Names
    • E-Books
    • E-Commerce
    • Email Marketing
    • Ezines and Newsletters
    • Forums
    • Internet Marketing
    • Link Popularity
    • Pay-Per-Click
    • Podcasting
    • RSS
    • Search Engine Marketing
    • Search Engine Optimization
    • Security
    • Social Media
    • Spam
    • Video
    • Viral Marketing
    • Web Design
    • Web Development
    • Web Hosting
    • Copyright
    • Cyber Law
    • Intellectual Property
    • National, State, Local
    • Patents
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Trademarks
    • Buying
    • Selling
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Boating
    • Cycling
    • Extreme Sports
    • Fishing
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Hockey
    • Hunting
    • Martial Arts
    • Running
    • Scuba Diving
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Dating
    • Divorce
    • Marriage
    • Weddings
    • Astrology
    • Buddhism
    • Christianity
    • Faith
    • Hinduism
    • Islam
    • Judaism
    • Meditation
    • Metaphysical
    • New Age
    • Cable and Satellite TV
    • Cell Phones
    • Communication
    • Gadgets and Gizmos
    • GPS
    • Satellite Radio
    • Video Conferencing
    • VoIP
    • Addictions
    • Coaching
    • Goal Setting
    • Motivational
    • Stress Management
    • Time Management
    • Clothing
    • Electronics
    • Fashion
    • Gifts
    • Jewelry
    • Causes and Organizations
    • Environment
    • History
    • Holidays
    • Men's Issues
    • Nature
    • Philosophy
    • Politics
    • Women's Issues
    • World Affairs
    • Article Writing
    • Book Reviews
    • Copywriting
    • Fiction
    • Non-Fiction
    • Poetry
    • Quotes
    • Screenplay
    • Tools and Resources