There’s nothing like spring in Johannesburg. It’s a picture-perfect weather combination; a little heat, a slight wind and a whole lot of oomph! We love celebrating this time of year with a drink in hand, relishing in the breath-taking city views and Jacaranda carpets.
Southern Sun Hyde Park, Hyde Park
Perfect for: After work drinks.
Cocktail of choice: Enjoy a Morello Cherry Old Fashioned in sophisticated style.
Stay the night: Book the superior king room at R2000 per night.
T: 011 461 9744
The Munro Boutique Hotel, Houghton
Perfect for: A business meeting with a twist!
Cocktail of choice: A classic Cosmopolitan while overlooking the Jozi sunset.
Stay the night: Book the presidential suite at R6494 per night.
T: 011 487 1420
The Reef Hotel, Marshalltown
Perfect for: An inner-city escape.
Cocktail of choice: Order a bottle of Zonnebloem Chardonnay at the exclusive rooftop bar.
Stay the night: Book a standard room at R1140 per night.
T: 011 689 1000
Four Seasons Hotel, Westcliff
Perfect for: Celebrating an anniversary.
Cocktail of choice: A Martini whilst observing the best view of the jacaranda trees. They also have the best wagyu beef biltong and Vietnamese rice paper spring rolls.
Stay the night: Book the garden view deluxe room at R4300 per night.
T: 011 481 6000
Tintswalo at Waterfall, Kyalami
Perfect for: A first date!
Cocktail of choice: A glass of L’Ormarins Brut Classique whilst you indulge in the view of the lush polo field, and natural beauty of the estate.
Stay the night: Book a king suite at R2915 per night.
T: 011 234 2456
Bianca Spinner is the Lifestyle Editor at Hello Joburg Magazine. Bianca is taking strides as in independent woman in the workforce and combined with her deep seated passion and love for her community, she is sure to increase her insatiable appetite for success.