South Africa : Johannesburg
Johannesburg is a vibrant and dynamic city with many markets, excellent restaurants and exclusive hotels. Johannesburg and the surrounding area are ideal if you wish to unwind for a couple of nights after travelling or for an overnight stay if flight schedules dictate.
Ten Bompas Hotel, is situated in a leafy safe suburb 30 minutes from Johannesburg International airport. This small hotel is quite unique, with a friendly yet sophisticated atmosphere and the professional service of an international hotel. Each of the 10 rooms have been designed by different designers and all have their own theme, each designer is responsible for the upkeep of their room and proudly consider them as show pieces of their work. All the suites are spacious, comfortable and air conditioned with a mini bar, telephone, television and safe for your belongings.
The Mount Grace is an unassuming hotel with small thatched bungalows set in stunning English style gardens only an hour from Johannesburg. There are 80 rooms located throughout the vast gardens, 15 of these are ultra luxurious treetop suites, should you want to spoil yourself. Within the grounds of the hotel you can enjoy satellite television, the choice of 2 excellent restaurants, tennis, trout fishing, bird watching, outdoor heated swimming pool, excellent spa, croquet, bowls, billiards with full sized snooker and 2 pool tables and monthly musical concerts. And within a short distance there is horse riding, hot air ballooning, mountain biking, golf, squash. This is the ideal start to a holiday if you want to gently ease yourself into the pace of African time often needed after a hectic departure.