The hot and sunny Lowveld has for many years been the ultimate holiday destination for city dwellers looking for a country escape that doesn’t take them too far from home. Whether it is a week or weekend away, the Lowveld has so much to offer those looking for a way to revive their senses and find their way back to themselves.
The Lowveld covers the north eastern corner of South Africa, stretching from Mpumalanga to the picturesque Limpopo Province. It is characterised by rolling hills and majestic mountains, green grasses, huge trees, and beautiful indigenous flowers. It is also home to recluse people, who love to on occasion be social but will often withdraw into themselves and nature, taking the time to live the simpler life.
The Lowveld is also home to gorgeous sights. The landscapes are without a doubt unforgettable and along with the numerous historical attractions, when you visit the Lowveld, you won’t have a moment to be bored.
Why visit the Lowveld?
Holidays in the Lowveld, suit all types of holiday expectations. You don’t necessarily have to be the adventurous type in order to find something to fall in love with about this part of the world. If you’re considering a Lowveld holiday for the first time, here are 3 of the best reasons why you should pay our corner of the world a visit.
- The weather is the best in the country
Throughout the year, the Lowveld has such a lovely climate and is just about always warm and sunny. Except for a few days in the winter, when the days might get a little chilly, but for the most part, you can get away with light clothing, especially if you intend to spend a lot of your time outdoors.
The summers in the Lowveld mean that you need to prepare for the heat that can at times feel immensely overwhelming. If you intend on visiting the Lowveld in the summer, you should think about staying at Nelspruit accommodation with a swimming pool and air conditioning. It will take the edge off the heat.
- The Lowveld has so much to see
From historical attractions to geological wonders, there are so many things to see. And most of what there is to see, can be done on foot, which makes us a must visit destination for hikers and outdoor nature lovers of all kinds.
Some must see places include Barberton, Sabie’s waterfalls, and the village of Kaapsehoop.
- We are pretty urban
While the Lowveld is certainly best known for its wonderful outdoor landscapes, we are well developed enough that if you are not so keen on getting your feet muddy, you can always go and enjoy a cup of coffee and a slice of cake in whichever town you are visiting. Because the Lowveld has so many small towns, the coffee and cake is generally home made, which is a plus.