Three luxury hotels in South Africa featured on the 2018 Travel & Leisure top 100 hotels list, and one of the hotels’ is situated right here in the Western Cape.

The exquisite La Residence in Franschhoek made the cut, and it is very obvious why.

Winners of the Travel & Leisure annual travel awards were recently announced, rating the best cities, hotels and destinations from around the globe.

Results of the awards are based on surveys run among Travel & Leisure readership, highlighting where travelers had their best experiences while abroad.

2018 top 100 hotels in the world included 27 hotels from Asia – the most of any region, 18 winners from Europe and 10 from Mexico. Taking the top spot for best hotel in the world is Bali’s Four Seasons Resort.

South Africa held down these 3 spots for best hotels in the world:

1. La Residence in Franschoek.

Coming in at 19th overall, La Residence in Franschhoek is indeed a memorable escape.

Known for its breath-taking location amid vineyards, olive groves, plum orchids and an unforgettable mountain backdrop.

LA Residence offers visitors true luxury during their stay and will cost between R11,250 and R29,900 per day, depending on the suite booked and the time of the year.

Contact: 021 876 4100
Address: Elandskloof Road, Franschhoek, 7690


2. The Saxon

At 54th place on the list sits Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve Lodges.

They give travelers the opportunity to get up close and personal with the Big Five while staying in the lap of luxury.

Sabi Sabi offers four different luxury lodges and prices range from R12,000 to R31,500 per night.

Contact: 011 447 7172
Address: Portion 4, Shaws Gate, shaws gate, Kruger, 1350


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