Best of the Best 2018 - 62
SAXON HOTEL, VILLAS AND SPA
JOHA N N ESB U R G, SOU TH A FR ICA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Sandton
The Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa is perfectly situated for exploration of the many gems of Africa's financial capital, Johannesburg - a vibrant, world-class city with a fascinating mix of art,
eclectic culture, awe-inspiring landscapes and intriguing history. Your experience will be one
of unrivaled hospitality; your stay allows you to enjoy the conveniences of a 24-hour butler,
complimentary Wi-Fi, a minibar, sparkling wine, and access to all hotel and spa facilities. Each
elegant suite provides an intimate realm of luxury, where you'll awake from the fine linens of
your king bed to a newspaper and a delectable full breakfast daily.
A DV I S O R T I P
Rasul Chamber treatment for two, once per
stay; access to spa hydro facilities during
stay; parking during stay; bottle of sparkling
wine upon arrival; and select minibar items.
A beautiful mansion, made up of multiple
villas, with a spa and great restaurants; try
the South African dishes at breakfast.
Distance from Johannesburg Airport (JNB): 19 miles/31 km
Size: 53 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated
FAIRLAWNS BOUTIQUE HOTEL & SPA
JOHA N N ESB U R G (SA N DTON ), SOU TH A FR ICA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Upmarket Suburb
With close attention to detail and exceptional service, Fairlawns creates an intimate atmosphere where some of the globe's most vibrant personalities converge. The 41 suites are decorated in varying themes ranging from Eastern influence to French provincial. Fairlawns is 6
km from central Sandton and 20 km from the Johannesburg city center, offering a mix of luxury and convenience. Previously a luxury private residence, the property has an air of eclectic
sophistication. Consider Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa your home away from home,
where exceptional service and heartfelt hospitality can be soaked up like the African sun.
One-way private airport transfer or
30-minute back, neck and shoulder massage;
and pressing of two items upon arrival.
The Terrace is perfect for sipping a
sundowner while watching the magical
African sunset and listening to the evening
Distance from Johannesburg Airport (JNB): 16 miles/25 km
Size: 41 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Casual
ANDBEYOND PHINDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE
KWA ZU LU -N A TA L, SOU TH A FR ICA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Hluhluwe
An abundance of wildlife is sheltered at andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, including
the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, black and white rhino, and buffalo) and elusive cheetah.
Guests at any of the six luxury lodges enjoy expert-led game drives and bush walks. Many adventures and Specialist Safaris can be arranged, and include activities like Black Rhino Tracking on Foot. Phinda's commitment to sustainable, responsible travel and community empowerment is world-renowned, and the Reserve is deeply committed to andBeyond's core ethic of
"Care of the Land. Care of the Wildlife. Care of the People."
Private dinner for two, once per stay;
and personalized leather travel wallet
(including two leather luggage tags, pen and
summarized itinerary) per couple.
Planning a family safari? The andBeyond
Phinda Zuka Lodge, andBeyond Phinda
Homestead, and andBeyond Phinda Mountain
Lodge are perfect for families and social
Distance from Phinda Airstrip: 30-60 minutes
Size: 61 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Zen