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Guest Farms in South Africa

Welcome to South Africa - one of the most culturally and environmentally diverse countries in the world, not to mention friendly too. We’re a proud country, with a rich heritage; and home to one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders - Table Mountain. But that’s not all we have... read more

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428 Guest Farms in South Africa. Enter dates to see full pricing and availability:

Peace,Love and Joy

Guest Farms, Self Catering in Port Elizabeth

This guest house offers free WiFi and free private parking.

Parking on Premises
DSTV
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TV

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R400.0

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Sanctum Cottages

Cottages, Guest Farms, Guest Houses, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Elgin, Grabouw

SANCTUM COTTAGES:
* Apple Crumble cottage
* The Studio
* The Antique Studio
* Farm house bedroom

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R420.0

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Mont Plaisir Guest Farm

Chalets, Cottages, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Fouriesburg

Luxury self catering accommodation with a 360 degree view on the surrounding mountains. Scenic walking trails and var...

Braai Area
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen

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R750.0

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Arcangeli Wines

Guest Farms, Self Catering in Caledon

Escape to the country and enjoy the peaceful tranquillity of our four fully equipped, luxury self-catering suites, wi...

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TV
Full Kitchen
DSTV

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R950.0

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Shepherds Inn

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Farms in Riversdale

Located in Riversdale in the region of Western Cape, 35.4 km from Stilbaai, Shepherds Inn features a seasonal outdoor...

Braai Area
WiFi
TV
Wheelchair Friendly
DSTV

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R350.0

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Goedvertrou Guest Farm

Cottages, Guest Farms, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Stanford

The cottage offers 3 bedrooms as follows:
* Bedroom 1 has a King Size bed or 2 single XL beds with bathroom next door...

Braai Area
Full Kitchen

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R1750.0

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Kwetu Guest Farm

Guest Farms in Buffeljagsrivier, Swellendam

Three comfortable self-catering one bedroom cottages. Two are alongside a dam. Sleeps two privately. Bed/s in lounge....

Braai Area
WiFi
Internet access
Parking on Premises
DSTV
TV

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R850.0

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Panorama Nature's Haven

Cottages, Guest Farms, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Franskraal , Gansbaai

Panorama Nature's Haven is situated at the foot of the Franskraal Mountain between Gansbaai and Uilenskraalmond, on a...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
DSTV
Braai Area
Full Kitchen
TV

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R2000

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Old Mill Lodge & Restaurant

Bed and Breakfast, Bungalows, Chalets, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Oudtshoorn

You can have lunch or dinner at our restaurant. Our 4 Star rooms consist of air-conditioners, TVs and coffee and tea ...

Swimming Pool
Conference Facility
Internet access
Braai Area
Aircon
Laundry facilities
Parking on Premises
Bar
TV
WiFi
DSTV

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R1650.0

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Paradise Cottage and Stables

Cottages, Guest Farms, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Franschhoek

With majestic mountains as a natural backdrop and located just a short distance away from many charming vineyards, Pa...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Braai Area
TV

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R500

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Gys se Huis

Guest Farms, Guest Houses, Self Catering in Ceres

Gys se Huis is located in the Koue Bokkeveld, above the Ceres valley. It is a beautiful farmhouse that is situated on...

Braai Area
DSTV
Parking on Premises
TV

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R3500

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Mount Park Guest Farm

Camps, Cottages, Guest Farms in Howick

The diverse combination of grasslands, indigenous forest and flowing streams provides an atmosphere of peace and tran...

Braai Area
Camps
TV
Full Kitchen
DSTV

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R550.0

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Stanford Valley Guest Farm

Cottages, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Stanford

Stanford Valley Guest Farm nestles in the valley of the Klein Rivier, 10km outside Stanford village. We offer comfort...

Swimming Pool
Conference Facility
TV
WiFi
Full Kitchen

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R1050.0

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Guddle Burn Farm Stay

Guest Farms in Clarens

Located in Clarens in the Free State Region, 5 km from Bokpoort Holiday Farm Horseback Adventures, Guddle Burn Farm S...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
TV
Braai Area
DSTV
Parking on Premises
Internet access

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R800.0

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Nyumbani Estate Bush Lodge

Bed and Breakfast, Chalets, Game Lodges, Guest Farms, Guest Lodge in Hoedspruit

Nyumbani Estate is an off-grid Bush Lodge operated by solar power, independently sourced water and constructed within...

Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Friendly
Bar
Braai Area
WiFi
Laundry facilities
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen

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R3413.0

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Kareekloof Game Farm

Bed and Breakfast, Chalets, Game Lodges, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Rustenburg

Kareekloof Game Farm is a privately owned Game Farm.
Come and experience true South African hospitality with persona...

Swimming Pool
Conference Facility
Laundry facilities
Braai Area
Bar
TV
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R700.0

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Imvani Country Inn

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Queenstown

Imvani Country Inn lies on the eastern perimeter of the 4000-hectare game and cattle ranch. The Imvani River forms pa...

Braai Area
Parking on Premises
DSTV

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R300

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Basterskloof Cottages

Cottages, Guest Farms, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Botrivier

Basterskloof is situated outside Bot River in the Overberg on a beautiful farm. The perfect tranquil getaway for fami...

Swimming Pool
Braai Area
Parking on Premises

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R850

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Endless Vineyards Boutique Lodge

Cottages, Guest Farms, Guest Lodge, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Botrivier

Endless Vineyards Boutique Lodge is located on the beautiful Wildekrans Wine Estate, situated near Bot River in the S...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
TV
Braai Area
Conference Facility
Parking on Premises
Internet access

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R800

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Kleinplaas Guest Farm

Guest Farms, Self Catering in Potchefstroom

Kleinplaas Guesthouse is situated on the Parys road in Potchefstroom which offers self-catering rooms.

It is situ...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
DSTV
Braai Area
Conference Facility
Laundry facilities
Parking on Premises
Aircon
TV

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R300

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Tussen-I-Bome Guest Farm

Camps, Chalets, Guest Farms, Guest Houses, Guest Lodge, Self Catering in Cullinan

Tussen-I-Bome Guest Farm is a quaint ox-wagon resort and venue located 30 minutes or 26km from Montana, Pretoria on t...

Swimming Pool
Pet Friendly
DSTV
Braai Area
WiFi
TV
Parking on Premises
Camps

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R125

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Die Kuierhuis

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Farms, Holiday Homes, Self Catering in Ventersburg

Die Kuierhuis offers comfortable and enjoyable accommodation on a Guest Farm run by Andries and Amanda. The 3 Star gr...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Conference Facility
Braai Area
Pet Friendly
Laundry facilities

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R450

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Thaba Manzi Ranch

Guest Farms in Magaliesburg

Superior accommodations and on site activities ranging from doing "nothing at all" to horse trails, cattle drives, hi...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Full Kitchen
Braai Area
Pet Friendly

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R700.0

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Amanzimlotzi Riverside Bush Camp

Backpacker, Chalets, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Thornybush Nature Reserve

This is a small family-run business where most customers become our friends. The Timbavati region of the Kruger is ce...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
WiFi
Braai Area
Wheelchair Friendly
Aircon

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R500.0

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The Country Garden Farm

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Ladismith

If you are looking for an affordable and relaxing getaway, The Country Garden Guest Farm is the perfect place for you...

Swimming Pool
WiFi
Braai Area
Full Kitchen

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R400.0

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HaesFarm

Guest Farms in Stanford

We offer maximum 4 people the opportunity to come, stay & enjoy the special beauty of our 40 hectare organic lifestyl...

WiFi
Internet access
Laundry facilities

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R1450.0

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Hollybrooke Farms

Guest Farms in Hartbeespoort

With breathtaking panoramic views, privately secluded in picturesque locations, both overlooking the Magalies River, ...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
Braai Area
Pet Friendly

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R800.0

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Rondawel Guest Farm

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Richmond (Northern Cape)

Rondawel Guest Farm is an owner-run guest house that is located on a working sheep farm situated 38 km from Richmond ...

Braai Area
Parking on Premises

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R600

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Kookfontein Farm Cottages

Cottages, Guest Farms, Self Catering in Lambert's Bay

The Kookfontein farm is situated just off the R364 only 5km outside of Lambert’s Bay on the West Coast. The working f...

Braai Area
Parking on Premises

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R900

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Garingboom Guest Farm

Bed and Breakfast, Guest Farms in Springfontein

We are the third generation to call this farm house home and we strive to preserve the farm that we have come to know...

Swimming Pool
Parking on Premises
TV
Braai Area
Aircon

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R800

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More info about South Africa

Welcome to South Africa - one of the most culturally and environmentally diverse countries in the world, not to mention friendly too. We’re a proud country, with a rich heritage; and home to one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders - Table Mountain. But that’s not all we have to offer. Each province is unique, and visitors can expect to find something different in each one; from our blue flag beaches, mountainous regions, dry savannahs, and national parks - you’ll find a place that speaks to you.

 

Things to do

South Africa is known for many things, but it’s mountain ranges are one of the most spectacular. For those of you heading to Cape Town a trip up Table Mountain is a must. If you’re a hiker, it would be worth your while to go up it’s many paths and come down via Cable Car. For those less inclined to climb, the cable car goes both up and down, giving you spectacular 360 degree views of the Mother City. And Table Mountain is merely the start; the majestic Drakensberg and Magaliesberg mountain ranges are something to behold.

While our gorgeous scenery will enrapture you, our wildlife will enthrall you. Voted the world’s number one safari destination, South Africa is the place for awesome wildlife sightings. The Kruger National Park is by far the most popular destination, and promises frequent Big 5 sightings. For those wanting to avoid large crowds, the private game reserves which surround the Kruger are ideal. To truly escape into the wilderness, and away from people, then Sawbona in the Western Cape or Hluhluwe in KZN should be on your list. Both are award winning safari destinations, that offer Big 5 sighting, spectacular natural wonders, and close encounters with  South Africa’s wildlife.

If you’re more of water-baby than a land-lover then South Africa’s multitude of coastal towns should keep you happy and busy. The sub-tropical climate of the east-coast and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean makes Durban, Margate, Ballito, and Jeffreys Bay, to mention just a few, ideal places to stay if you’re in search of an island-feel to your holiday. Surfing and bodyboarding are by far the most popular activities along the coast, and for those with experience, you’ll get to enjoy the thrill of surfing two of the best surf spots in the world with two international surf competitions held in Durban and  Jeffreys Bay respectively. For those just starting out, there are plenty of places to take fun-filled lessons. Other popular activities include swimming, snorkelling and swimming - regardless of the time of year. For those intune with waterlife Hermanus is a must visit is the month of September, where the Southern Right Whales come to birth.

While the water is colder along the west-coast, the untouched beaches, wild natural surrounds and high-thrill adventure activities make it a truly unique african adventure. The coastal towns of Paternoster, Elands Bay, Langebaan, and Arniston are among favourites of the locals and offer activities such as surfing, kitesurfing, diving, and even shark cage diving!


 

Where to eat

Each province in South Africa offers truly unique local fare, which reflects both the culture of the people and the place, as well as South Africa as a whole.

If you’re visiting the Mother City (Cape Town) the Mzolis is the place to go! Here you’ll tuck into traditional braai meat, pap and local beer, while enjoying a vibey party atmosphere with the locals.

Get stuck into traditional Cape Malay dishes at Joburg’s District Six Eatery. The historically named restaurant offers a selection of dishes that will open your eyes to a whole new culture, while tantalizing your taste buds.

Dining in Bloem you’ll find a blend of BaSotho and traditional Afrikaans food blending together to bring you a truly unique gastronomic blend of the Free State. De Oude Kraal Country Estate, serves up hearty traditional dishes, that have been refined to set even the most delicate taste buds a-watering.

The Jock Pub and Grill is the place to go if you want a true local experience. Named after beloved South African legend, Jock of the bushveld, the restaurant serves food that has itself become legendary in the Mpumalanga city.

For a respite from the Northern Cape heat, slide into a stylish table at the Lemon Tree in Kimberley. The cool, relaxing ambiance, modern interior, and good old fashioned fare make the restaurant a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike.

Tuck into truly South African seafood dishes, all fresh from the day’s catch at Barnacles restaurant in Port Elizabeth. Fresh Kingklip, Hake, oysters and mussels are all on the menu, along with a fine selection of shellfish. And the best part, other than the food of course, the stunning ocean views.

Get hot and bothered with delightfully (and sometimes painfully) spicy food in Durban. The city which has the largest Indian population outside of India, is famed for it curry dishes and restaurants. For truly tantalizingly hot plate pop into local favourite House of Curries.

If you’re keen for lunch with the lions, then make Pilanesberg Centre, in the North-West’s Pilanesberg National Park. Situated in the very middle of the park, this historic building provides gorgeous views of the surrounds, enjoys visits from the locals, oh, and serves the best boerie roll in the country!

Craft beer tasting, delish freshly-made dishes and a friendly vibe make Dewside Restaurant and Brewery one of the most well known, and highly recommended spots to go for lunch or dinner in the Waterberg region of the Limpopo. All their craft beers are locally made, and capture the very flavour of South Africa, while their menu offers a variety of South African favourites to tuck into.

 

Where to stay

South Africa is a melting pot of cultures, lifestyles and habitats. Our four most popular cities offer their own experience as well as act as gateways to the rest of the magic this country has to offer.

Those in search of the hip city-life vibe, should definitely add Cape Town and Joburg to their places to go and see. Each city offers it’s own urban culture, history and experiences. Cape Town, with it’s stunning mountain ranges and famed beaches, offers a relaxed and artistic take on life. Join the hipsters in one of the many artisan coffee shops and art fairs, or chill at the seaside restaurants and cocktail bars of Camps Bay and Green Point with the socialites. The surfers and skaters are super friendly and welcome visitors to their local spots and hangouts; and everyone comes together at the many Saturday and Sunday Markets taking place in Gardens, Grand Parade, Woodstock, Muizenberg, Hout Bay and Milnerton.

Joburg, the City of Gold, is often called the New York of the Southern Hemisphere. Sophisticated, fast-paced and super-trendy, it offers visitors a multitude of upmarket experiences - the South African way. Disappear into Sandton and spend your days browsing high-fashion stores and fine art galleries, while a trip to Melrose will see you relaxing in leafy courtyards enjoying brunch or visiting the Saturday NeighbourGoods Market. Rosebank is the place to stay in the city, and is central to all the major destinations in the city centre. Of course Joburg is on the outskirts of the Kruger National Park, making it a favoured gateway to South Africa’s most famous Wildlife Sanctuary.

Durban and Port Elizabeth are the two major South African cities you can visit to just get away from it all. Durban offers a totally laid-back way of life, with city life tending to flow like the ocean’s tides. Find solace in the waves, or just on the beachfront of one the cities six blue flag beaches. If you’re not keen to head into the sea, check out the wavehouse, where you can ride simulated waves, sans sealife and wetsuits. A drive along the coast will not only allow you to take in the sub-tropical scenery of the city, but also stop at on of it’s many weekend markets. You'll find anything from authentic Indian curries, to locally made surfwear and trinkets.

Quiet, relaxed, friendly, and gorgeous; these are the words used to describe one South Africa’s smaller cities. Port Elizabeth, or PE as it is called by the locals, is the place to go if you want to feel like you are in the middle of nowhere, but with all the comforts and safeties a city provides. This is the place to go for lazy days on the beach, hikes and horse riding; or anything to do with being out in nature. For those wanting just a little more, there are the a variety of markets to pop into on the weekends, as well as the Aquarium and Dolphin arena, and the games, restaurants and activities offered at the Boardwalk.

South Africa offers a wide variety of accommodation types; which suit every need and budget you can imagine. Click here to browse through and find what you’re looking for!

 

Transport

Air: South Africa has three major international airports; O.R Thambo in Johannesburg; King Shaka in Durban, and Cape Town International Airport. All three of these are gateways into the country for International visitors. If you prefer to fly from destination to destination, not to worry, there are airports in and around the country's most popular locations and cities, in which both charter and local airlines use.

Car Rental: For the most part it is best to rent a car when visiting the country, as the local transport is known to be unreliable. It is easy enough to book car rental online or, if you decide you need it after arriving, in any of the major cities or towns.

Trains/buses/taxis: Most bus services in and around the country or relatively cheap and easy to use, although outside of the major cities they are quite infrequent. That said, the Myciti Bus in Cape Town, is highly recommended if you need an easy and affordable way to get around town and to and from the airport.  Mini-bus taxis are often unreliable and adhere to their own schedules. They can also be rather unsafe, and are best to avoid. Taxi cabs or Rikkis are great for short trips, but like most countries, they become quite pricey if you are travelling more than a few kms. Most trains in country are reliable during the week, but often don’t stick to schedule over the weekends. However, the Gau-train that runs through Joburg and Pretoria, is safe, reliable and an inexpensive way to travel through these major cities.


 

Did you know?

South Africa has many names and is often called the Rainbow Nation, RSA, SA, and Suid-Afrika. It’s official name is the Republic of South Africa.

There are eleven official languages in South Africa.

The country has only been a democracy for 21 years. Before 1994 South Africa was a minority ruled Apartheid (meaning separate) state.

South Africa is home to three Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, two of which lived on the same street - a world first. Former Presidents Nelson Mandela and F.W De Klerk were jointly awarded the 1993 Peace Prize, but it is Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was awarded the prize in 1984, who shares the same street address as Nelson Mandela.

The Cradle of Life, where it is scientifically believed that human life began, is in the country’s Mpumalanga province.

South Africa is home to the Big Five.

In 1967 Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the world’s first heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.

The country is comprised of nine province, namely: Gauteng; Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal,; Eastern Cape; Mpumalanga; Limpopo; Free State; Northern Cape; and North-West.

South Africa landlocks two countries - Swaziland, and Lesotho.

The country is home to some of the  world’s most diverse, indigenous plant and animal life, making South Africa sixth in the world’s declared 18 Megadiverse destinations.

About Guest Farms

Guest Farms could very well be the most idyllic South African form of accommodation. If you are out in the country you should definitely consider staying at a Guest Farm. From romantic getaways to a family holiday, they are perfect. They can range from absolutely luxurious to comfortable and you could easily find one that suits your budget. If you have children they will easily be occupied by the animals and nature that surround. They are often well staffed with a restaurant on the premises and well situated amongst various nature activities. Heading into the country? Have a look at our Guest Farms listing on Accommodirect.