The pasty selection at Coco Safar. Picture: Supplied

In the last ten years, Muslim travel across the globe has seen significant increases. As one of the fastest-growing tourism segments, Muslim travel spend is set to rise to $300-billion by 2026. 

South Africa’s tourism market has already seen a significant influx of young Muslim travellers from all over the world, and thanks to our own rich Muslim culture, many of our offerings are already suited to tourists.

With the upcoming holiday season, there will no doubt be many Muslim holiday-makers visiting South Africa. In anticipation, we have compiled a guide to the top destinations to venture to that are either halaal or Muslim-friendly. From the bush, to the coast and city breaks, we’ve got an adventure for every kind of traveller.

Lowveld living

Buckler’s Africa Lodge by BON Hotels is a luxury lodge boasting sixteen self-contained units. Ranging from two- to four-sleeper options, Buckler’s is the ideal destination for a romantic retreat or exciting family getaway.