Travelers to Sandton give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This city also attracts tourists with its entertainment choices. Top sights in the city include Sandton City Mall and Montecasino.
- You'll find 1135 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Johannesburg
- The closest major airport is in Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria), 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city center
- The next closest is in Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.), 12.3 mi (19.8 km) away
Sightseeing and Staying in Sandton
The city's cultural venues include Peacemaker Museum and Pieter Toerien Theatre. Attractions like Montecasino and Montecasino Bird Gardens are fun for everyone, not just kids. Shopping is one of the favorite things to do, so consider an excursion to Sandton City Mall, Rivonia Village, and Nelson Mandela Square.
In Sandton, there are 209 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for a perfect vacation. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:
- AtholPlace Hotel & Villa - This 5-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and proximity to the airport.
- Saxon Hotel, Villas and Spa - Our customers like the dining options and pool at this hotel. With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa, along with a free stocked minibar.
- The Oasis Boutique Hotel - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.
Popular places to visit around the area include Gold Reef City, located 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from the city center, and South African Museum of Military History, which is 7.1 mi (11.4 km) away.
Getting Around Sandton
If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Johannesburg Sandton Station. Sandton might not have very many public transportation choices so consider renting a car to explore more.
Dressing for Sandton
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 79°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 49°F
- From April to June, the average is 74°F during the day and 29°F at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 75°F during the day and 29°F at night
- In October-December, you can expect 78°F as the daytime average and 47°F as the nighttime average
- About 0.94 inches of rain falls on Sandton each year
- January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 78°F, while June and July are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 31°F