Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Sun City, South Africa

airbnb Sun City, South Africa
Catherine
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Sun City is one of Africa’s premier travel destinations. A resort town, Sun City is the only surf-and-safari spot within a two-hour drive of landlocked Johannesburg. From the lavish and breathtaking opulence of The Palace of the Lost City, to the hub of water park fun at Valley of Waves, to the untamed beauty of Pilanesberg National Park, there’s a lot to love about Sun City. This destination can be anything you desire: a romantic getaway with your sweetheart, a fun weekend excursion with the family, or a wild adventure ride with a group of friends. Whatever you choose your Sun City adventure to be, opt for lodging at one of these Airbnb vacation rentals to ensure your stay is comfy and worry-free!

1. Kwa Maritane's cozy cabana (from USD 241)

On the edge of Pilanesberg National Park, this splendid three-level, one-bedroom cabana features a lovely veranda where you can enjoy the wilderness surroundings. The outdoor BBQ affords a chance to dine al fresco. The top-floor bedroom provides a plush double bed and a wonderful balcony that overlooks the national park. Daily cleaning is included in the price, and guests can enjoy the ground’s amenities, such as the sparkling swimming pool, tennis courts, and a gym. For the younger members of your party, there’s a kid’s playground, ping pong table, and trampoline. This cabana is equipped with soothing air conditioning, WiFi, a TV, access to a washing machine, and bath essentials.

Kwa Maritane Cabana sleeps 4
Rustenburg, North West, South Africa, South Africa
21 reviews  Wifi Available
Nature lodge 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my son enjoyed the water slide (the only heated part of the pool complex)
Cleanliness:
the property is perfect very clean and well equipped
this is a wonderful little cabana tastefully decorated & sparkling clean
Host:
the owner was very kind during the reservation
geir was great with feedback and staff at kwa maritane great with service
in addition the staff at kwa maritane ensure that the cabana guests are well-taken care of
geir is quick polite and responsive ensuring that your check-in and stay is seamless and pleasant
Location:
it is a very nice place and i wish we would have stayed longer
a great location and space at the luxury lodge kwa maritane
a beautiful peaceful place nestled underneath trees with the park fence in front of your patio
highly recommend this gem for those looking for a safari experience close to jo'burg
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2. Two-bedroom dazzler at Sun City Vacation Club (from USD 184)

One of South Africa’s renowned lodgings, Sun City Vacation Club offers a stellar getaway experience. This two-bedroom suite offers a clean and tidy space that is filled with understated style. The two private baths are pristine and provide fresh bath towels and fragrant shampoo and soap. Sleeping arrangements include a cushy queen-size bed in the main bedroom, two nice single-size beds in the second bedroom, and two fold-out sofa beds in the living room area. Guests at this accommodation are surrounded by luxury: a crystal blue pool, a nicely equipped kitchen, a TV, WiFi, free on-site parking, and so much more.

Sun City Vacation Club 2019 Phase 1
7 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in resort 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

3. Shelley's sleepover, self-catering Aloe unit (from USD 45)

This adorable “Aloe” cottage is a one-bedroom abode just five minutes by car to the top tourist attraction, Pilanesberg National Park. Fifteen minutes away, guests can enjoy thrilling gambling action at the famed Sun City Casino, which is part of a dazzling complex featuring top entertainment, green golf courses, tasty restaurants, fun water sports, and other great activities. A variety of shopping centers are close as well. This accommodation provides a private garden area to unwind after an exciting day exploring the local attractions. The hosts will happily welcome you to join them on the nice veranda, if you wish. This lodging is pet-friendly toward small to medium-size animals, so you don’t have to leave your furry pal home alone.

Shelley's Sleepover, Self Catering Aloe Unit.
Bojanala, North West, South Africa
98 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a bit hot but tjere is a fan and aircon to deal with that
there were many musquitos but once we found the room spray they didn't bother us anymore
it's quiet and comfortable
Cleanliness:
apartment was clean and perfect for what we needed
a relaxing friendly spotlessly clean and cozy experience
the room was perfect and clean
super clean place with all the extra touches to give the place a homely feel
the beds are comfortable everything is spotlessly clean and welcoming
Host:
she is super helpful
great hosts and well equipped apartment
the host is extremely friendly and hospitable
great hosts very hospitable and accommodating
the hosts made us feel comfortable and were so easy to communicate with
Location:
perfect stay at michelles magnificent place
excellent place to stay close to sun city
the location is ideal for visits to the pilanesberg national park (6 minute drive to the manyane gate)
it is the ideal place to explore pilanesberg nationalpark just a few minutes away from the gate
great hospitality excellent location and a great location for the park
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4. The Kingdom - double suite with luxury amenities (from USD 180)

A delightful playground for kids and adults, this resort accommodation features everything from a rejuvenating day spa to a fun miniature golf course. This suite offers a pleasant decor, a soft queen-size bed, and a large sliding door that leads onto a wonderful patio overlooking the expansive grounds. The room is also provided with a station for coffee preparation, a flat-screen TV with DSTV channels, and a pristine en-suite bathroom. Guests have access to a myriad of fun diversions, such as a sparkling swimming pool, a BBQ, a volleyball area, a bar and lounge area, a games room, and so much more.

The Kingdom - Double Room with Patio
Sun City, ., South Africa
50 reviews
Private room in villa 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
pleasant stay in a tranquil and clean room
the room was clean and exactly what we expected
beautiful clean resort just outside of suncity
Location:
the proximity to sun city and pilanes park are huge plus
great location and comfortable room would stay again
it's a nice place and very close to pilanesberg nationalpark
great location brand new facilities and great value
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5. High Tree Lodge (from USD 763)

Nestled between massive monkey thorn trees is this magnificent and spacious four-bedroom lodge. Nature lovers will be thrilled at the sight of antelopes grazing on the lawn. Those seeking a quiet respite will love the seclusion of this unique accommodation. This lodge is fully furnished in a rich, handsome decor that possesses a rustic charm. The kitchen is stellar, with top-notch appliances and lots of counter space. This lodge is surrounded by a manicured, expansive, green lawn that features outdoor lounge chairs, and a children’s swing set to entertain the young members in your party. No WiFi is available, but the place provides a TV, air-conditioning, free on-site parking, and bath essentials.

High Tree Lodge
11 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 17 Beds 16 Guests 9 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean and beautifully decorated
your place is beautiful nicely decorated cleaned
the rooms are very spacious with beautiful linen and ample number of toiletries and towels
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6. Charming guesthouse (from USD 170)

49 minutes south of Sun City is the charming city of Rustenburg, and where you’ll find this wonderful three-bedroom guest house. All three bedrooms are cozy and offer comfy queen-size beds. One of the bathrooms provides an inviting deep-soak tub, and there’s also a spacious shower with a rainfall showerhead. The kitchen is clean, uncluttered, and it has everything you need to cook a hearty meal. No WiFi is on-hand, but guests are free to enjoy the TV, free parking on the premises, heating, soothing air conditioning, fresh bath towels and bed linens, a hairdryer, and hangers for your clothing. This accommodation is near Pilanesburg Game Reserve and the Royal Bafokeng Stadium.

Kingdom's Place Guesthouse
2 reviews
Entire residential home 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

7. Shelley's sleepover

This private room in a lovely home oozes easy-going hospitality. With an eclectic and bold decor, along with an extra comfy queen-size bed, guests are sure to have a pleasant stay. This room is fitted with a convenient bar fridge, a kettle and a supply of coffee and tea. The clean and orderly bathroom is exclusive to you unless the second rental room is occupied. Guests have access to a wonderful veranda, and the host can offer meals for an extra charge. This lodging is great for tourists, with the Sun City Casino and Entertainment Center just a short drive away. The marvelous Pilanesberg National Park is also very close by. The hosts are top-notch, possessing a very friendly and helpful demeanor.

Shelley's sleepover - the cool, calm "Mombe Room".
Mogwase, South Africa
8 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Shelley's sleepover - bright, happy "Amai Room"

Adorned with a colorful and native warmth, this room is a sure mix of comfort and style. The room features a sturdy and comfortable queen-size bed, spectacularly eclectic decor, and lots of natural light from the large windows. Near so much: the exciting Sun City casino, the beautiful Pilanesberg National Park, charming shops, and delectable eateries, you can’t help but be entertained. A spacious veranda is the highlight of this accommodation, with room to lounge with your favorite drink in-hand or dine al fresco on your favorite foods. This lodging is great for accommodating little ones, providing children’s toys and books, and even child-sized dinnerware.

Shelley's Sleepover - Bright, happy "Amai Room".
Mogwase Unit 2, North West, South Africa
5 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. The Kingdom's king suite; multitude of fun

Boredom is one thing you will not experience at The Kingdom Resort. Overflowing with an array of things to do, this resort offers a stylish and comfortable suite that’s replete with a plush king-size bed, a nice kitchenette, fabulous patio with a BBQ, a flat-screen TV furnished with DSTV channels, and room cleaning service daily. The on-site restaurant serves a delicious selection of foods, and the fully-stocked bar is sure to have the ingredients to make your favorite cocktail. A large outdoor lounge area, with lots of comfortable seating and a fire pit, is the go-to place to unwind after a busy day. The mini water park is the perfect spot to keep the kids entertained and cool.

The Kingdom - King Suite
Sun City, North West, South Africa
Private room in resort 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. Sun Vacation Club

This two-bedroom, ground-floor chalet at the wonderful Sun Vacation Club is as sleek and comfy as the pictures display. The open layout offers plenty of room to lounge, and lots of windows provide a good amount of sunshine. The two bathrooms are spotless, tidy, and feature a soothing deep soak tub in one and a large walk-in shower in the other. The high point of this accommodation is the breezy patio, which provides a BBQ and a six-seat table that makes outdoor dining a must-do activity. Guests have access to WiFi, a TV, a washer/dryer, air-conditioning, a crystal blue pool, free parking, and more.

Sun Vacation club Christmas week
Segwaelane, North West, South Africa
Private room in serviced apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Stupendous Sun City

Go on an exhilarating wildlife safari in the morning, float down a lazy river at a cool water park in the afternoon, and spin the roulette wheel at a glitzy casino at night. Anything is possible in Sun City. Packed with so many incredible things to see and experience, you’ll be torn by what to do first. Luckily, this list of top-notch Airbnb vacation rentals will make your choice of lodging the easiest decision you’ll make when planning your exciting South African adventure.

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