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Self-catering executive accommodation close to Sandton CBD.
All units are garden facing in a very quiet and secure en...
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Sunninghill Guest Lodges boasts a year-round outdoor pool and views of the pool. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaur...
The cottages are ideal for longer stays especially for corporate travellers who commute to Johannesburg. Daily servi...
We offer a spacious 60 m2 room, looking out onto private garden, stunning en- suite bathroom with luxury shower,bath...
Elizabeth Manor Guest House Sandton is extremely centrally located, (3 minutes from Sandton CBD) yet, the atmosphere ...
Rooms are 5-star in this duplex apart hotel stylishly decorated and equipped with all modern amenities including, sat...
Property consists of very comfortable rooms all with ensuite bathrooms. The executive rooms have double beds and slee...
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Tourism Grading Council of South Africa has approved Somona guest house standards by awarding it Three Star Grading ....
Nestled in the leafy suburb of Woodmead, near Sunninghill Hospital and set in a tranquilly landscaped garden, 6 on Mo...
Corporate Suites with bathrooms that include both Shower and Bath. King/Queen size beds with small lounge area. Twin...
Sandton Elite Apartments offers premium self catering facilities situated in the centre of Sandton, Johannesburg.
Sandton Leopard Tree Lodge offers luxury bed & breakfast accommodation in spacious rooms which are all en-suite.
All our apartments are air-conditioned and comprise of 2 bedrooms, both with en-suite bathrooms, separate living and...
Situated in the quiet leafy suburb of Buccleuch in Johannesburg, Emzini (which means our home) offers two upmarket se...
* Featuring a living area with sofa, flat-screen TV and balcony, the apartment also offers a fully equipped kitchen w...
Upmarket bed and breakfast in Hurlingham Sandton. Executive Flat, Master Suite and Garden Cottage available. Situated...
2 Bedroom/ 2 Bathroom apartment en-suite. (fully furnished/serviced)
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Sandton, an affluent area in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, is known as “the richest square mile in Africa”. It is the most opulent area in South Africa, and apart from the magnificent palatial mansions, Sandton is the most important economic and financial centre of the country.
Originally, in a more leisurely age, Sandton was Sandown, a beautiful peaceful suburb about 10kms out of central Johannesburg, with glorious gardens, trees and streams. Development in the 1980’s began transformation of the suburb into the main business and commercial area of South Africa.
Once Sandton City shopping centre was built, it was followed by high rise 5 star hotels, restaurants, shops and cinemas. New redevelopment plans for Sandton City include what will be the highest building in Africa, of 60 stories.
The best office parks in Gauteng are in Sandton, with investment banks, financial consultants, and even the Johannesburg Stock Exchange having their headquarters there.
The climate is one of the best in the world, with year round sunshine. The temperature is usually between about 16 and 29 degrees all year, with afternoon thunderstorms in summer, and sunny dry winters.
What to Do
People in Sandton are smart and sophisticated, they dress well and eat well and have a huge variety of superb restaurants. Quality is high and eating out is a particular pleasure as there are so many excellent choices in this cosmopolitan place.
As the most important retail centre in South Africa, Sandton has wonderful shops, with fabulous merchandise from both local and international designers. The main shopping malls are Sandton City, Benmore and Hyde Park Corner.The vibrant mix of so many different cultures in Gauteng has led to a dynamic and original emergence of arts and design.
Sandton Central has a fantastic vibrant nightlife and world class exciting entertainment, with cinemas, theatres, concerts, festivals, stadiums and casinos.
There is also the Montecasino Leisure and Casino centre in Fourways with theatre shows, movies and hotels.
Golf and Sports Clubs
Sandton has many sports clubs for tennis, golf, squash, swimming and other facilities. There are olympic pools, both outdoor and heated indoor.
There are wonderful established golf courses with impeccable fairways and beautiful trees, like the Bryanston Country Club, and others in scenic settings like the River Club and Randpark courses. Many superb golf tours are available for golf enthusiasts.
Cradle of Mankind
From Sandton you are only an hour’s drive from the Maropeng Cradle of Mankind, the oldest fossil site of human ancestors, 3 million years old. At the 47,000 acre World Heritage Site, the Sterkfontein Caves have the richest site of hominid fossils yet found on earth. It has a fascinating exhibition with real size renditions of hominids.
Sandton is only 64 kms from Hartbeespoort Dam, a Water sport and relaxation destination. Sailing, boating, water skiing, windsurfing, and jet skiing available. Hartbeespoort provides a fun diversion for the fast living population of Gauteng. There is a marvellous array of entertainment there, from outdoor activities to amusement parks and animal sanctuaries.
The Transvaal Yacht Club has yachts moored on the dam. One can also hire canoes, boats, or book a weekend on a yacht.There is a variety of leisure and speed Boat cruises.Many places around the dam are suitable for family picnics and braais.
There are animal parks and sanctuaries, and nearby reserves have leopards, jackals, genets, cheetahs, hyenas, sables and giraffes.
The Elephant Sanctuary allows you to get close to elephants and there are also an Aquarium, Snake park and Monkey and Bushbaby Sanctuary.
You can enjoy the Air Sports of Paragliding and Hang gliding at Hartbeespoort for exciting views of the countryside. Bill Harrop’s Hot air Ballooning is popular, with spectacular views of game.
The Hartbeespoort Aerial Cableway provides panoramic views of the ancient magical Magaliesberg mountains, 100 times older than the Himalayas.
The natural terrain of the countryside outside Sandton is gently undulating hilly savannah grasslands, and there are interesting scenic drives around the Skeerpoort and Crocodile River valleys.
Only an hour’s drive from Sandton, the open countryside around Magaliesburg has valleys, rivers and indigenous woodlands, crystal clear streams and waterfalls.
Where to Stay
Sandton has an enormous selection of accommodation, everything imaginable. There are 5 star hotels in luxurious sumptuous style, business hotels, upmarket elegant guest houses in gorgeous gardens, spa retreats, self catering apartments and stunning penthouses.
Sandton is a perfect central point from which to visit other destinations in South Africa such as Game parks, Nature Reserves, or some of the beautiful coastlines in Natal or the Cape.
Oliver Tambo and Lanseria are the two airports.
The Gautrain is a rapid rail system linking the Tambo airport to Sandton. This state of the art modern high speed railway was completed in 2012, and provides a quick efficient link to cars, taxis and buses for business and tourism.
Car rentals are at the airports.
Taxis do not cruise, they are booked. Uber is operative and an easy option for visitors.