Camps Bay, the upmarket beach suburb of Cape Town, is the most expensive travel destination in South Africa, according to a new survey from TravelMag.com.
The survey compared 30 popular destinations within the country based on their cost of lodging.
The upcoming high season of December 2015 to March 2016 served as the basis of comparison.
In Camps Bay, travelers will have to spend an average of R1,252 per night for the least expensive double room.
It must be mentioned that only centrally-located hotels or guest houses with a rating of at least 3 stars have been considered by the survey.
Franschhoeck, one of the oldest towns in South Africa, was runner-up with an average rate of R1,137.
The Top 3 are rounded out by Marloth Park, a holiday town located on the southern boundary of Kruger National Park, where an overnight guest will have to spend an average of R993.
Cape Town and Johannesburg rank in the midfield, with average rates of R834 and R706 respectively for their cheapest double room.
The most affordable destination in South Africa is Port Elizabeth. There visitors should find a room during the high season for about R500 per night, according to the survey.
South Africa’s most expensive destinations
|1||Camps Bay||Western Cape||R1,252|
|7||Hout Bay||Western Cape||R892|
|9||Cape Town||Western Cape||R834|
Most affordable destinations in South Africa
|21||Mossel Bay||Eastern Cape||R688|
|27||East London||Eastern Cape||R617|
|29||Jeffreys Bay||Eastern Cape||R561|
|30||Port Elizabeth||Eastern Cape||R501|
Other noteworthy areas mentioned in the survey included: 12. Gordons Bay (R777), 14. Pretoria (R748), 16. Knysna (R707), 17. Johannesburg (R706), and 18. Plettenberg Bay (R704).