Saxon


At the heart of the City of Gold, beneath the warm sunshine in the opulent, tree-lined suburb of Sandhurst, lies the enchanting Saxon Hotel. A uniquely perfect blend of rich cultural history and contemporary five-star service, the Saxon is situated on ten acres of magnificent indigenous gardens, providing a private and peaceful retreat like no other.


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Program Details:

  • Hotel to be confirmed
  • Luxury accommodation
  • Room upgrade where available
  • Return transfers from airport
  • Welcome drinks and canapes 
  • 3 Nutritious meals daily 
  • 1 Sports Massage daily 
  • Customised meal plan 
  • Personal training session 
  • Sunrise yoga 
  • 1 Hour SUP lesson
  • Daily mentoring session with Dolvett Quince – 1 hour
  • Daily supply of herbal teas and bottled water
  • Use of pool facilities
  • 20% discount on all spa treatments 
  • Professional photo content
  • Evening events – opportunity to socialise and network

About this Destination

Johannesburg was established as a small village controlled by a Health Committee in 1886 with the discovery of an outcrop of a gold reef on the farm Langlaagte. The population of the city grew rapidly, becoming a municipality in 1897. In 1928 it became a city making Johannesburg the largest city in South Africa. Johannesburg is a vibrant city that has a lot to offer visitors, from historic sights of political importance, traditional ties or cultural connections, to museums, art galleries and craft markets.

The Culture

South Africa has been famously referred to as the rainbow nation because it is made up of so many diverse cultures and religions. Contained within South Africa's borders are Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Tswana, Ndebele, Khoisan, Hindu, Muslim, and Afrikaner people to name but a few.

Language

32% of Johannesburg residents speak Nguni languages at home, 24% speak Sotho languages, 18% speak English, 7% speak Afrikaans and 6% speak Tshivenda. 29% of adults have graduated from high school.

Currency

If you are traveling to Johannesburg, you will need to exchange your currency for the South African Rand.

Weather and Climate

Johannesburg has a hot summer (Nov–Mar) and a mild, drier winter (May–Sep). The peak travel times are Mar–May and Oct–Dec.