If pictures are worth a thousand words, then videos must equate to over a million. To help you to get a visual flavour of your proposed South African destination, below is a library of videos from hotels and destinations we feature.
Here you can see the whitewashed, seaboard style of Strandloper Ocean Boutique, gain a brief taste of canopy life at the extraordinary Tsala Treetop Lodge or meet the locals at Knysna Elephant Park.
A (rather dramatic!) guide to Grootbos Nature Reserve provides extra information about this wilderness close to Cape Town, while Sabi Sabi’s beautifully-soundtracked safari video gives a tantalising glimpse of bush life in Kruger National Park.
If you're thinking about visiting the dramatic Drakensberg, the dreamy footage from Cleopatra's Mountain Farmhouse might help convince you. Or if the Winelands are tempting you, press ‘play’ on Constantia Valley's 'Insider Guide' to learn some secrets about Constantia.
How to make the most of every moment?
Local knowledge makes a huge difference! When I asked Ash at Best of South Africa to give me some guidance on how to make the most of our trip to Cape Town and Franschhoek wine valley, I felt sure she would be able to send me in the right direction. It never occurred to me that she would organise our ...