Destination guide

The captivating city of Sandton awaits you

The area's entertainment and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sandton. Travelers to this trendy city praise the shopping, cafés and safari tours. Sandton Convention Centre and Sandton City Mall are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Sandton

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sandton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Montecasino (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Johannesburg Zoo (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Lion Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Montecasino Bird Gardens (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Leeukop Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Kyalami Racetrack (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sandton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Sandton is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lesedi Cultural Village (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Delta Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • James and Ethel Grey Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Zoo Lake Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Johannesburg Botanical Garden (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Northcliff Ridge Ecopark (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)

Traveling to and around Sandton

The nearest airport is in Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria), located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.), which is 12.3 mi (19.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Johannesburg Sandton Station.

Where to stay around Sandton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 310 holiday lettings near Sandton. From 61 Houses to 138 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sandton is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sandton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sandton:

  • Bryanston: 31 holiday homes
  • Fourways: 25 holiday homes
  • Parkmore: 19 holiday homes
  • Downtown Johannesburg: 20 holiday homes
  • Johannesburg: 267 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sandton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sandton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wanderers Stadium: 342 holiday lettings
  • Morningside Mediclinic: 342 holiday lettings
  • Nelson Mandela Square: 341 holiday lettings
  • Sandton City Mall: 343 holiday lettings
  • Hyde Park Corner: 344 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sandton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sandton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 61 Houses in Sandton. Our other popular types of Sandton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 138 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 24 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sandton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 129 holiday homes with pool available in Sandton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.