Why You Should Go to South Africa on Your Next Vacation

Why You Should Go to South Africa on Your Next Vacation
South Africa is one of the dozens of countries in Africa that are blessed with amazing sites to visit and unique activities to carry out. You should plan to visit this country for your next vacation as it has beautiful beaches, national parks, hotels, diverse cultures and languages, beautiful cities and natural sceneries. The best part is easy accessibility to all places you'd love to visit. The country has a developed transport system ranging from air to rail from city to city.

I'm going to expound on the reasons why this country should be top of your to visit list.


The first reason is wildlife. South Africa is blessed with national parks that boast some of the world's most loved wildlife, among them the Big Five. You can book a safari to any of the following parks; Kruger National Park, Madikwe Game Reserve, Mapungubwe National Park and iSimangaliso Wetland Park among many others.

Beautiful museums

You can as well visit some of the country's popular museums and sites like Big Hole Museum, Robben Island, Zeitt MOCAA Museum, Apartheid Museum and Constitution Hill. These and many other places will give you deep insight into the country's history and development. You can also take time to visit some of the popular wineries and taste some delicious wines. Some of the wineries I recommend are Meerendal, La Motte, and Bischendal.

Amazing beaches

Beach lovers are going to find this country as the best destination. The country has a fantastic coastline stretching thousands of kilometers inclusive of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. This equally translates to grand hotels and beaches. Some of the beaches include Umhlanga, Camps Bay, Santos Beach and Clifton Beach.
When you visit South Africa you are potentially exposing yourself to a diverse way of life lived by locals, ranging from cuisines, villages, and languages. The country has different people with different languages, and as such, South Africa has 11 national languages.

Getting to South Africa from the US is made easy by direct flights by South Africa Airlines and Delta Airlines from New York/ Washington Dulles and Atlanta to Johannesburg respectively. Other airlines like British Airways, Air France, KLM will take you to South Africa via a European city.