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- Lovebird, Modimolle
- Abalone Pool Villas, Paternoster
- Elephant Springs Apartments, Bela Bela
- Sunbird, Modimolle
- Flycatcher Villa, Modimolle
- Owls Cottage A, Modimolle
- Owls Cottage B, Modimolle
- Guineafowl and Franklin, Modimolle
- Kingfisher, Modimolle
- Modimolle Funky Stay Backpackers, Modimolle
- Elephant Springs Hotel, Bela Bela
- Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa, Modimolle
- Birdsong Cottages Modimolle
- Abalone House & Spa, Paternoster
South of Africa is defined by its unique African Spaces. And it offers bespoke and Secret Places.
There’s a fresh new force in the hospitality industry. South of Africa is a unique group of hotels and self-catering cottages offering distinctive experiences through its many establishments in two of South Africa’s most popular tourism destinations: Limpopo and the Western Cape.
What distinguishes South of Africa from other stereotypical hotel chains is its focus on catering for the needs of individuals. Whether guests desire the sought-after luxury of a five-star establishment, or comfortable, affordable accommodation, each of the properties in our portfolio has its own identity, true to the areas in which they are located.
South of Africa’s property portfolio offers both catered and self-catering accommodation that ranges from standard/budget, to Deluxe and Superior Luxury establishments. Discover the African Spaces and Secret Places that offer guests the opportunity to experience the dream.
Cast your vote for us in this year’s Lilizela Tourism Awards
In 2018 South of Africa was honoured with 4 properties selected as finalists in the Lilizela Tourism Awards, resulting in both Birdsong Cottages and the Abalone Pool Villas winning in their respective provincial categories. This year we cordially invite you to cast your vote and nominate our properties for South Africa’s most prestigious tourism … See more >
Winter indulgence on the West Coast
The seaside is always a perfect getaway, whatever the weather, and this winter sees Abalone House, a five-star boutique hotel in the picture-perfect fisherman’s village of Paternoster, one and a half hours’ drive from Cape Town, providing the most indulgent winter comforts for its guests alongside its two exquisite 5-star … See more >
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of South of Africa’s founder, Mr Johan Jansen van Vuuren, who passed away on 28 March at the age of 58. Leaving behind a legacy and a rich history with South of Africa, his extraordinary passion for tourism and his … See more >
Meet Lovebird, the newest addition to Birdsong Cottages
South of Africa is proud to present the latest addition to its portfolio – the Lovebird unit at Birdsong Cottages. Even though the familiar exterior of the stone cottage at Birdsong heralds back to the property’s heyday of weddings hosted here when it served its purpose as a chapel, Lovebird came to be after a necessity was … See more >