Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Johannesburg

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Johannesburg. This relaxing city is known for its boating, coffee shops and shopping. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Johannesburg

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Johannesburg a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Michaywe Pines Golf Course (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Gaylord Discovery Center (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Marsh Ridge Golf Course (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Gaylord Country Club (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Black Forest Golf Course (22.8 mi / 36.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Johannesburg

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Johannesburg is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Gaylord's City Elk Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • North Central State Trail (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Bavarian Falls Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Otsego Lake State Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Pine Baron Pathway (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Johannesburg

The nearest airport is in Alpena, MI (APN-Alpena County Regional), located 39.9 mi (64.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Pellston, MI (PLN-Pellston Regional), which is 42.3 mi (68 km) away.

Where to stay near Johannesburg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 318 holiday rentals near Johannesburg. From 104 Houses to 73 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Johannesburg is on Stayz.

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Johannesburg. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve: 173 holiday rentals
  • Cross In The Woods National Shrine: 470 holiday rentals
  • Ostego Golf Club: 367 holiday rentals
  • Huron-Manistee National Forest: 367 holiday rentals
  • Gaylord Country Club: 577 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Johannesburg listed on Stayz 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 Johannesburg?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 104 Houses in Johannesburg. Our other popular types of Johannesburg holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 73 holiday houses
  • Villas: 23 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 82 holiday houses

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 Johannesburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 114 holiday homes with pool available in Johannesburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.