‘Africa’ holds a mysterious fascination for many would-be travellers and South Africa’s reputation as a destination that offers First World infrastructure as well as an exotic and extensive variety of awe-inspiring holiday options and life changing experiences throughout the year, has always brought more and more visitors to its excellent beaches, world-famous game reserves, theatrical mountains, acculturated cities, historic battlefields, great and small semi-deserts, wide-open spaces , mind-blowing adventure activities, and more than the average world travel can process in one visit.
1. Exceptional Tourist Infrastructure and Accommodation
South Africa is well-known for its exceptional tourist infrastructure and almost infinite options for accommodation. With all the possibilities from luxury private game lodges like Gweda Lodge in Mabalingwe and five-star hotels in and around most cities, to friendly country houses, small hotels, B&Bs, not to mention camping and self-catering accommodation. There really is something to meet anyone’s budget.
Keeping in mind of course that for foreign travellers, a trip to South Africa is very affordable as the South African rand offers great value for money against major world currencies such as the dollar, the euro, the British pound, the yen and the yuan.
3. Visitor Satisfaction
South Africa has always scored very highly on visitor satisfaction indicators and something unique about South Africa is its high number of repeat visits especially for visitors from the United Kingdom and the European Union.
4. Something for Everyone
South Africa prides itself on its almost countless wonders and experiences. There really is something for everyone especially if you can experience The Big 5 and even have up close and personal encounters with animals like elephants, cheetahs, crocodiles, wild dogs and lions, climb mountains, hike along the coastline or just living surrounded by nature in a lodge – you will be amazed by all that South Africa has to offer.
Gweda Lodge prides itself in offering an opportunity to experience the best South Africa has to offer with access to view the Big 5 in a malaria free environment, private luxury accommodation, options for self-catering or full in-house catering as well as close proximity to numerous animal sanctuaries, well-known landmarks such as Sun City, Elements Private Golf Reserve, Cradle of Humankind and many more.