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Popular Lettings in South Africa

Villa for 6 people, with garden and pool
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 150m to the beach
Western Cape
from
£459per night
Holiday apartment for 2 people, with garden and pool
3.3
5 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£38per night
Apartment for 4 people
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 9.7km to the beach
Knysna, Western Cape
from
£72per night
Cottage for 2 people, with pool and garden
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 70m², 300m to the beach
5.0
20 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£86per night
Villa for 6 people, with pool and garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 160m², 11.3km to the beach
3.8
9 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£108per night
Apartment for 6 people, with pool and garden
6 pers., 9.6km to the beach
5.0
28 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£45per night
Holiday home for 5 people, with pool and garden
5 pers., 3 bedrooms, 150m², 450m to the beach
3.8
3 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£110per night
Villa for 8 people
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 800m to the beach
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£306per night
Holiday home for 6 people, with pool and garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 240m², 300m to the beach
4.6
20 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£203per night
Holiday apartment for 3 people, with pool and ocean view as well as garden, child-friendly
4.4
61 reviews
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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£28per night
Villa for 10 people, with pool and garden as well as ocean view and view
5.0
9 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£420per night
Holiday home for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 3.1km to the beach
5.0
2 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£155per night
Villa for 8 people, with pool and garden
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 300m², 3.2km to the beach
5.0
5 reviews
Knysna, Western Cape
from
£257per night
Villa for 2 people, with hot tub and garden as well as pool
4.9
33 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£55per night
Apartment for 2 people, with garden
4.8
6 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£33per night
Apartment for 5 people, with garden
5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 200m², 4.9km to the beach
4.8
6 reviews
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
from
£101per night
Holiday home for 6 people, with pool and garden
5.0
54 reviews
Cape Town, Western Cape
from
£179per night
Villa for 6 people, with hot tub and pool as well as garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 250m²
5.0
11 reviews
Maruleng, Limpopo
from
£214per night
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Highlights in South Africa

  • Gastronomy excellence
  • Incomparable natural landscape
  • Incredible safari experiences
  • Adventurous tours
  • Adrenaline pumping activities

Most popular in South Africa

Pool 2,034
Internet 3,196
Balcony/Terrace 2,249
TV 2,948
Air condition 1,596
Garden 1,669
Parking 3,011
Washing machine 2,257
Heating 1,651

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Prices and availability

Prices

March
April
May
June
July
£415
15 Feb - 22 Feb
£415 per night
22 Feb - 29 Feb
£391 per night
29 Feb - 07 Mar
£375 per night
07 Mar - 14 Mar
£382 per night
14 Mar - 21 Mar
£377 per night
21 Mar - 28 Mar
£323 per night
28 Mar - 04 Apr
£329 per night
04 Apr - 11 Apr
£318 per night
11 Apr - 18 Apr
£269 per night
18 Apr - 25 Apr
£236 per night
25 Apr - 02 May
£246 per night
02 May - 09 May
£316 per night
09 May - 16 May
£297 per night
16 May - 23 May
£263 per night
23 May - 30 May
£259 per night
30 May - 06 Jun
£240 per night
06 Jun - 13 Jun
£228 per night
13 Jun - 20 Jun
£225 per night
20 Jun - 27 Jun
£264 per night
27 Jun - 04 Jul
£323 per night
04 Jul - 11 Jul
£340 per night
11 Jul - 18 Jul
£357 per night
18 Jul - 25 Jul
£333 per night
25 Jul - 01 Aug
£326 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

March
April
May
June
July
80 %
15 Feb - 22 Feb
47 %
22 Feb - 29 Feb
50 %
29 Feb - 07 Mar
52 %
07 Mar - 14 Mar
56 %
14 Mar - 21 Mar
61 %
21 Mar - 28 Mar
60 %
28 Mar - 04 Apr
64 %
04 Apr - 11 Apr
62 %
11 Apr - 18 Apr
63 %
18 Apr - 25 Apr
72 %
25 Apr - 02 May
72 %
02 May - 09 May
76 %
09 May - 16 May
79 %
16 May - 23 May
80 %
23 May - 30 May
80 %
30 May - 06 Jun
80 %
06 Jun - 13 Jun
80 %
13 Jun - 20 Jun
79 %
20 Jun - 27 Jun
79 %
27 Jun - 04 Jul
78 %
04 Jul - 11 Jul
79 %
11 Jul - 18 Jul
80 %
18 Jul - 25 Jul
80 %
25 Jul - 01 Aug
79 %
Percentage of available lettings

Holiday rentals and lettings in South Africa

An extraordinary country full of beauty

The great variety of landscapes in South Africa offers a great offer on holiday rentals in this beautiful land. The Western Cape is a good way to enjoy some countryside, wine and whales during your stay. If you stay in the Eastern Cape, you will also enjoy nature and parks as well as good beaches. For urban travellers, the best rentals are in the colourful cities of Cape Town or Durban. The beautiful coastline is also worth mentioning. Find your letting close to Simon’s Town, Cape Town or Hermanus, also a good place to see the whales.

The marvels of South Africa

Renting a property in South Africa will be an unforgettable experience as you will see the most spectacular views from your window. The red and yellow skies will fill up the rooms with different shades until the sun goes down completely, leaving you then the option to gaze at the starry sky. Those in rentals by the sea, will enjoy stunning views of the Indian Ocean. The swimming pools will be your best allies when the temperatures rise and air conditioning will keep you cool inside when you take a nap in the lounge. Spacious rentals with room for 2,3,4 people. For big groups you can find some rentals in the near the coast and close to nature as well. Choose the one that suits your holiday needs.

Holidays in South Africa

The area and getting around

The great contrasts of South Africa

The southernmost tip of the African continent is an area full of deserts, savannah, lush rivers, nature reserves, parks, an impressive coastline and a great destination to enjoy your well deserved holidays. South Africa is a vast extension of terrain with attractions that entice all kinds of travellers. Safaris in the middle of the African savannah, romantic stays for honeymooners or adventurous families and groups of friends looking for exciting adventures. Relax at its fabulous beaches and enjoy the local gastronomy.

The various cities of South Africa

In South Africa you have many cities to go and visit. If we are talking about capitals, it has three. Pretoria is the largest city and it is the executive capital. Cape Town, the second largest city is the legislative capital. Finally, the third capital, Bloemfontein is where they manage the judicial matters. As a commercial area, Johannesburg is the reference as well as a big urban area. The industrial part of the area is in Durban, an important port. Other areas are important because of their commercial, cultural and industrial activity as well. For example, Port Elizabeth.

Travellers and activities

South Africa for gastronomy lovers

We all appreciate a good wine to go with a delicious meal, right? Wine connoisseurs and gastronomy lovers alike will have the opportunity to join luxury wine tasting tours at some of the most famous valleys such as Stellenbosch and Franschhoek. South Africa’s Cape Winelands have about 560 wineries with more than 4.000 wine producers. In here you can enjoy the longest wine route in the world, Route 62. Impressive numbers and excellent wine. Do you need any other reason to go?

South Africa for nature lovers

The pristine beaches and lagoons, the lush vegetation and the rich natural life of South Africa makes this destination one of the most desirable ones in any traveller’s list. A truly heaven for outdoor enthusiasts looking for panoramic hiking trails, secluded coves, varied flora and wildlife and fascinating forests or deserts. The flat-topped Table Mountain will also catch the attention of many hikers who will be willing to hike to the top or use its cable car. And what about seeing the most incredible creatures of the sea? Watching the whales and dolphins is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you can enjoy in Plettenberg Bay, Wilderness and Knysna.

Can you believe that Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu, both Nobel Prize Winners, lived on the same street in Soweto?

Top 5 travel tips in South Africa

1. It’s time for a safari!

Wherever you go or stay, there is always an agency that can arrange an incredible safari tour for 1, 2 days or up to 2 weeks. Tailor made programs according to what you want. Maybe a safari centred on Kruger National Park or one centred on Kariega Game Reserve. Enjoy the breathtaking views, the impressive wildlife and have a unique experience in wonderful nature parks or private game. Discover wild Africa without any filters.

2. Embark on a tour for whale watching

Around Western Cape, is one of the best spots in the world for watching whales because of the annual migration of Humpback, Brydes and Southern whales. June to September are the most exceptional months to enjoy this wonder of nature. Get ready and see what is your first impression when you see this wonderful marine creatures. The village of Hermanus hosts a Whale festival during September and we can assure you that is one of the best land-based whale watching ever. For boat-based watching, book a tour and see them from the water.

3. Spend a day in Cape Town

To start your day, get on the rotating cableway and get to the top of Table Mountain. On the way up you will enjoy panoramic views of the city and the port. Once you get to the top, is time for breakfast. Enjoy a lovely coffee and pastry, eggs or any other delicacy from the buffet overlooking the stunning beaches of Camp’s Bay and Clinton. Walk it down on the way back and stop for lunch at Groot Constantia, the oldest wine estate. At the end of the day, head to Café Caprice and wait for the sun to go down.

4. Explore the Cango Caves

In Western Cape, a 25 minute drive from Oudtshoorn you can visit the stunning Cango Caves. To your visit you have two choices - a standard tour or an adventure tour. If you go for the second one, you will climb narrow passages, small crevasses and the famous Devil’s Chimney. After crawling the Tunnel of Love, that brings you to the Ice Chamber, you end up in the Coffin and the Devil’s Kitchen, Here’s where the guide will show you the 45 cm wide crack in the wall... Ready to climb?

5. Feeling a bit of a daredevil?

Come and bungee jump from Bloukrans Bridge. Between the Western and Eastern Cape’s lies the majestic Bloukrans River Valley. Among the quietness you can spot an enormous bridge from where you can enjoy the most exciting activities of all. Prepare for a big rush of adrenaline when you plunge down more than 650 feet towards the water. You will be jumping from the highest commercial bungee jumping bridge in the world! Security always goes first, so do not worry about it as your full body harness will take care of your jump till you reach the bottom.

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