Many hotels in South Africa cater specifically for families. Family hotels welcome children of all ages and usually offer a sizeable discount on accommodation for children - if they do not stay for free.
Experienced and trained babysitters are available and many have specific kids programmes in place.
Some of the popular family hotels are located in the following provinces:
The Eastern Cape offers excellent coastal hotels such as Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa
The Free State country side and particularly the Eastern Free State offers various country hotels for families such as the The Golden Gate Hotel.
Limpopo is a province of differences with family hotels at various destinations - such as the Tzaneen Country Lodge in beautiful Tzaneen.
KwaZulu-Natal is renowned as holiday destination with family hotels along the coast and in the Drakensberg such as the Dragon Peaks Park.
Blessed with mountains, forests as well as the Lowveld with its wildlife, Mpumalanga boasts a number of family holiday destinations and family hotels such as Forever Resorts Badplaas with its hot minral springs.
The world renowned Sun City Resort is situated in the province offering offering one of the best family escapes.
Geographically very large, the Western Cape is a holiday Mecca with a variety of holiday destinations and family hotels - such as Windsor Hotel Hermanus - spread throughout the province.