South Africa has been named the best country in the world to visit, while Cape Town has been crowned the best city in the world, according to the 2023 Telegraph Travel Awards. With nearly 30,000 readers participating in the voting process, South Africa and Cape Town have once again captured the hearts of travelers worldwide.
For over a decade, South Africa has consistently impressed tourists with its breathtaking attractions, including Table Mountain, the picturesque shores of Camps Bay, the stunning Cape Peninsula, and the world-renowned Winelands. These scenic wonders, combined with the allure of Cape Town’s laid-back lifestyle, have made the country a top choice for travelers.
From the remarkable weather and mesmerizing views to the charm of wine farms and the adorable penguins at Boulders Beach, South Africa offers a unique and unforgettable experience for visitors. It comes as no surprise that Telegraph readers have recognized the country’s exceptional qualities.
In addition to being named the best country, South Africa also received the title of “Greatest Country on Earth” in the eyes of Telegraph readers.
Other notable destinations in the awards include New Zealand and the Maldives, which secured second and third places respectively in the “Best Country” category. Venice and Seville were recognized as runners-up in the “Best Worldwide City” category, showcasing the global appeal of these vibrant cities.
The Telegraph Travel Awards celebrate the world’s finest destinations, providing valuable insights and recommendations for travelers seeking remarkable experiences. South Africa’s success in these prestigious awards reinforces its status as a must-visit destination, with Cape Town as its crown jewel.
Travelers are encouraged to explore the wonders of South Africa, immerse themselves in its vibrant culture, and embrace the captivating beauty of Cape Town.