SA's hotels range from family-friendly inns to spa and casino resorts to five-star international award-winners, all noted for quality service and warm hospitality. Find the stay best suited to your needs - and take a look at some of the country's top establishments.
For the first time, two South African eateries have been named among UK-based Restaurant magazine's prestigious World's Best 50 Restaurants, with Cape Town's La Colombe at 28th place - and named the best in Africa and the Middle East - and Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek at 38th.
Imagine tying the knot on a beach of white sand, or in the African veld as the sun goes down. More and more couples from the United Kingdom and Europe are finding that South Africa is an attractive destination for the wedding of their dreams.
The Soweto Tourism and Information Centre is set to provide a comprehensive service to the hundreds of thousands of people who visit South Africa's world-famous township every year.
A beautiful landscape, abundant wildlife, world-class cities, a rich diversity of people, culture and heritage - and the first Bill of Rights in the world to explicitly protect lesbians and gays from discrimination - is fast making South Africa the destination of choice for great gay holidays.
Cape Town has added to its growing collection of international tourism accolades, being voted the best foreign city in the UK's 2004 Telegraph Travel Awards, and the best city in the world for eating out in - and the second best destination overall - in a recent poll of British Airways staff.
Any visitor to Soweto knows that a tour of the Hector Pieterson Museum is compulsory. So are visits to the houses of Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela, and dinner at Wandie's Place. But not everyone knows that overnight stays are an option.
The Cape Town Pass, a tourism card that gives the holder free entry to over 50 of the city's unique attractions and activities, as well as special offers and discounts on some of the best that Cape Town has to offer, is now on sale.
A Norwegian journalist arrived in Johannesburg, was mugged, experienced the vibrancy and of the city - and fell in love with it. He is now preparing to trumpet the virtues of the City of Gold to his fellow Norwegians to encourage them to visit.
Cape Town has its low, flat, Table Mountain. Johannesburg has the long, thin, Hillbrow Tower, one of the tallest towers in Africa. It's a tribute to the tower's symbolic power that it has been incorporated into the city's official logo.