Re­discover South Africa

Have you ever dreamed of sleeping in a luxury treehouse, in a legendary train or even in a caravan parked on the very top of a building?
Well, your dream is about to come true since South Africa abounds of these unusual places!
We’ve selected some of the best for you that we highlight in this itinerary, ideal for a special occasion or just to break free from the ordinary !

Unusual hotels itinerary

Arrival in Johannesburg

Day 1 Back to the roots

Cradle of Human Kind – Johannesburg

The Cradle of Humankind, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, is a major palaeontological site. In the middle of the treasures of the old days, is hidden a contemporary building, The Pavilion. This 60 square meter glass box aims to create an intimate relationship with the scenery. A dialogue with the former time…

The Pavilion Johannesburg

Flight to Skukuza

Day 2 Let’s sleep in a tree

Lion Sands – Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Perched in a tree in the middle of the bush, this amazing wooden treehouse offers the comfort of a luxury lodge. Spend the most romantic night under the African stars and enjoy an unforgettable safari experience!

Lion Sands - Sabi sands

Flight back to Johannesburg

Transfer to Pretoria

Days 3 and 4 Get away out of time

A 1600 km journey between Pretoria and Cape Town on board the Rovos Rail

Now boarding for 2 nights and 2 days for a journey out of time. Known as the most luxurious train in the world, the Rovos takes you from Pretoria all the way to Cape Town or other African destinations. A mythical trip to admire Africa from your 1st class cabin !

Rovos train

Arrival in Cape Town

Day 5 Funky night in a caravan

Long Street – Cape Town

Stay in vibrant Long Street in a playful mobile home. Set up on the hotel rooftop, 7 vintage caravans have been converted in colorful 2 sleepers hotel rooms. Designed by local artists, each trailer has its unique arty and fun style !

Grand Daddy Hotel

Transfer to Hout Bay

Day 6 Feel remote

Hout Bay – Cape Town

For the grand finale of this itinerary, you’ll stay on the shore of the Atlantic ocean in a unique location. Nestled under the famous Chapman’s Peak Drive, Tintswalo Atlantic is a hidden gem of the Cape Peninsula. This magic place has the best view on the ocean and Hout Bay. The quietness invites you to relax and to enjoy the beauty and the whales in season !

Tintswalo Atlantic

ByPauline Joiris

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