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Sandton, Sunninghill, Melrose, Lanseria, Dinokeng, Fourways, Kensington, Midrand, Bryanston, Rosebank JHB, Houghton, Auckland Park, Braamfontein, Linden, Melville, Gold Reef City, Johannesburg (Joburg), Rivonia, Northcliff - Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo Airport
Johannesburg Zoo, Bensusan Photographic Museum, Sandton City, Hillbrow Tower, SAB World of Beer, Enoch Sontonga Memorial Park, Satyagraha House, Nelson Mandela Square, Moyo Restaurants, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, Brenthurst Gardens, Constitution Hill, Rand Easter Show, Apartheid Museum, Radium Beer Hall, Oriental Plaza, The Bag Factory, Standard Bank Gallery, ABSA Art Gallery, MuseuMAfricA
Once a country retreat for the prosperous and a weekend refuge for Johannesburg’s inner city residents, Honeydew has been all but swallowed up by progress. Much of the original farmland was absorbed into magnificent housing estates, leaving only a tiny residential area and some commercial properties in Honeydew.
However, Honeydew remains at the centre of these estates with equestrian centres, popular wedding venues, upmarket lodges and conference centres nearby. The airport is a short drive from Honeydew, as is the Sandton financial district.
The village of Honeydew is gone but don’t despair, the area is scenic and still has that fresh country feel, a welcome respite from the hectic pace of city life.
Top 6 reasons to visit Honeydew
1. The Honeydew Shopping Centre is conveniently located at a busy intersection for residents to stop off and shop at the major anchor tenants and pick up a meal at one of the centre’s eateries.
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For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.