December in South Africa is adorned with party-like atmosphere. But it does not mean that upcoming months are devoid of entertainment, exploration and excitement. Tourists who are booking flights for 2014 vacations can look forward to tour these top destinations.


Like other countries, South Africa also flaunts a charming character and a festive mood during the holiday season with extravagant Christmas and New Year celebrations. As soon as fiestas and festivities conclude, beaches become tranquil and refreshing sunshine allows travellers to dodge the chilling winters prevailing in the Northern Hemisphere.
Here’s a list of few urban destinations that must be considered, if booking tickets aboard flights to enjoy their 2014 holidays in South Africa.

Cape Town
Undoubtedly, Cape Town is one of those cities that cannot be left out from the list of ‘Best Places to Enjoy Holidays in South Africa.’ Summers in this area entice lethargic souls to laze on powdery sand whilst admiring the quaint scenery. These beaches also lure adventurous souls who seek to indulge in enthralling water sports such as kite surfing, jet skiing and surfing. A view of the metropolis from atop the Table Mountain gives flights to fancies of nature lovers yearning to sooth their souls. A trip through winelands, shopping and nightlife are other aspects that top the priority list of tourists purchasing tickets to board Cape Town flights.

Durban, the largest metropolis in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, is peppered with some of the most eminent attractions in South Africa. Families boarding Durban flights to start 2014 in remarkable way should not miss out a day tour at uShaka Marine World to slide down the Africa’s highest slide and take a closer look at marine creatures in one of the largest aquariums in the world. The Valley of 1000 Hills is a pertinent escape for those want to add a tinge of natural splendour to their visit. If you want to cover major attractions in one day, buy tickets for Ricksha Bus, which routes through Victoria Street Market, Beachfront, Blue Lagoon and Suncoast Casino.

This is one of the most prominent metropolitan areas in South Africa which boasts abundance of entertainment and leisure options. Most of the travellers’ who spend monies on tickets onboard Johannesburg flights prefer to start their summer excursion from this metropolis. It is The Apartheid Museum depicting the turbulent history of the natives that steal the show and lure almost everyone. Constitution Hill is another historical attraction in the urban area that beguiles to the hilt. Besides rich past, Joburg also features attractions like Johannesburg Zoo, Gold Reef City, Nelson Mandela Square and shopping malls known as Rosebank and Maponya Mall. Nightlife is also a major lifeline of tourism in the metropolis.

East London
Beachcombers reserving air tickets to enjoy South African summers of 2014 in this city get an opportunity to choose from numerous beach destinations. But East London is one of the prime choices among honeymooners on a quest for few cosy moments away from the bustling lifestyle. The coastline of this urbanised yet quaint area boasts an incredible blend of sea, sand and sun. Nahoon Reef offers favourable conditions to indulge in surfing. Travellers vacationing in this part of South Africa can also consider visiting The City Hall, Botanical Gardens and east London Museum.

Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth or The Bay, a renowned coastal city in South Africa, is among the foremost priorities of travellers booking flights to the Rainbow Nation to soak up in the sun and feel the freshness of azure waters of Indian Ocean. Wells Estate, Hobie and kings are the most visited beaches in the port area. Holidaymakers with an inclination towards nature visiting The Bay must spend some time at African Dawn Wildlife Sanctuary, Alexandria Dune Fields and Roseate Tern Hiking Trial. Brooke’s Pavilion is a refuge for epicureans craving to satiate their taste bud with delicious South African and international fare while admiring the mesmerizing ocean views.

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