South of Africa (SOA) is a unique group of hotels and guesthouses offering distinctive experiences through its fifteen establishments in two of South Africa’s most popular tourism destinations: Limpopo and the Western Cape.
SOA’s property portfolio offers both catered and self-catering accommodation that ranges from standard/budget, to Deluxe and Superior Luxury establishments. Discover the African Spaces and Secret Places that offer guests the opportunity to experience the dream.
What distinguishes SOA from other stereotypical hotel chains is its focus on catering for the needs of individuals. Whether guests desire the sought-after luxury of a five-star establishment, or comfortable, affordable accommodation, each of the properties in our portfolio has its own identity, true to the areas in which they are located. The properties in the portfolio include the 5-star Abalone House & Spa and the self-catering cottages (Seaside 1 & 2 and Kliphuisie) in Paternoster, the 4-star Shangri-La Country Hotel & Spa, as well as the Birdsong Cottages and Funky Stay Backpackers outside Modimolle. Other properties include the Elephant Springs Hotel & Cabanas in Bela Bela and the Bid Huisie cottage in Prince Albert.