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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 311 vacation rentals near Sandton. From 61 Houses to 148 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sandton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sandton:

  • Fourways: 26 vacation rentals
  • Bryanston: 31 vacation rentals
  • Parkmore: 18 vacation rentals
  • Johannesburg: 260 vacation rentals
  • Linden: 19 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sandton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sandton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Morningside Mediclinic: 341 vacation rentals
  • Johannesburg Sandton Station: 340 vacation rentals
  • Montecasino: 335 vacation rentals
  • Nelson Mandela Square: 339 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park Corner: 340 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sandton?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 148 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sandton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 122 vacation rentals with pool available in Sandton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.