If you’re dreaming of a beachside paradise all while enjoying the luxuries of a resort, you’re in for a treat with this list of top beach holidays. There’s no doubt that South Africa is home to some of the world’s most stunning holiday destinations, here are our top five picks to experience the best beach holiday in the country.
Riverside Sun Resort, Gauteng
Who knew that a mere 40 minute drive from the City of Gold could entail a wonder such as the Riverside Sun Resort. Soak up the sun at this popular summer holiday resort where you and the family get to experience various water sports at the Vaal River. The Riverside Sun Resort is a great family holiday destination as it offers unique kid’s entertainment, a pool, and many other exciting activities for the whole family.
Club Mykonos, Langebaan, Western Cape
White washed apartments that face the beautiful view of the lagoon, Club Mykonos is situated along the spectacular Langebaan Lagoon on the West Coast. This Greek-inspired resort offers numerous different activities to get up to during your stay. These activities include:
- mini golf
- access to the lagoon and beach
- luxury spa
- indoor and outdoor pools
- quad bikes
- tennis court
- fishing trips
- boutique clothing stores.
Umngazi River Bungalows, Port St Johns, Wild Coast
Skip the crowds and make your way to the Wild Coast to sit back and unwind at the Umngazi River Bungalows for a much needed beach holiday. The resort faces the spectacular view of the Umngazi River where many water activities take place, such as canoes and sunset cruises. the Umngazi River Bungalows is one of the top destinations for beach holidays in South Africa, which offers:
- nearby secluded beaches
- bird watching spots
- mangrove swamps.
Pumula Beach Hotel, South Coast, KZN
A subtropical paradise on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, the Pumula Beach Hotel is perfect for couple holidays and family holidays. All types of accommodation at the resort offer a stunning view of the endless sea and lush garden. Some of the activities offered at the resort include:
- swimming at the beach
- outdoor table tennis
- mini golf
- whale watching
- beach volleyball.
Beacon Island Resort, Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
The Beacon Island Resort in Plettenberg Bay is popular for being the perfect family getaway. The resort has exclusive access to its own beach, which is also the view for many of its spacious rooms. For parents who need a little break from the kids, the resort does offer childcare services and creative programmes for the kids.