Discover the Best of Johannesburg from Our Villa
Staying at our villa means having the best of Johannesburg at your fingertips. Whether you’re looking for cultural experiences, shopping, restaurants or outdoor activities, there’s something for everyone in this vibrant city. Here are some of the best things to do during your stay.
Explore the arty and creative side of Johannesburg.
Victoria Yards (a hub of artists, artisans, designers, café and restaurants in a beautifully renovated old industrial buildings among an urban fruit and vegetable garden) and Maboneng (a trendy neighbourhood known for its art galleries, restaurants and bars) are less than 10 min drive from our villa.
Immerse you in the city’s fascinating history and culture.
Johannesburg can be intimidating for newcomers. But the city is an incredible place to explore if you give it a chance to show you its good side.
We will introduce you to trusted guides who will make you experience the city from the ground through walking and biking tours to discover the inner-city secrets and architecture, street art and historical gems.
You can also immerse yourself with them in South Africa’s struggle history going to Constitution hill which used to be a prison where notable figures as Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi were prisoners or visiting the emotional and gripping Apartheid Museum.
All these points of interest are 10 to 20 minutes’ drive from our villa.
These guides could also introduce you to the Unesco Heritage site of Cradle of Humankind and the Sterkfontein caves where humankind began… or to Soweto which has been the epicenter for many important turning points throughout South Africa’s history.
Enjoy restaurants, night life and first-class shopping!
Just 5 to 10 minutes’ drive from our villa, you will find restaurants for all budget and all tastes, from all over the world (South African, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese as Joburg Chinatown is 5 minutes from the guesthouse, Mozambican …). They can obviously deliver your lunch or dinner to the villa.
We will give you all the best addresses.
If you want to experience Johannesburg nightlife, some of the best jazz and music places (the stylish Marabi club, the trendy Hallmark house rooftop, the Untitled Basement café among many others…) are also at around 10 to 15 minutes from the villa as well as the Johannesburg theater.
3 movies theaters (Imax, 3D…) are less than 10 minutes away offering 20 screens (at Eastgate and Bedford shopping centers).
Eastgate Shopping Centre which is a shopping and lifestyle hub with a prestigiously diverse Tenant offering with over 200 stores and the elegant mall of Bedford Centre, with 170 chic stores and numerous delectable eateries, are a 5 minutes’ drive from the villa.
Rosebank and Sandton famous business and shopping centers are also not far at only 20 minutes.