The Boiling Waters of Bela Bela

Bela Bela in Limpopo province is world renowned for the hot water springs which was discovered by the Tswana community in the 1800’s.  With hot water bubbling out of the earth at roughly 22 000 liters per hour at about 53°C, it makes for one of the most popular holiday destinations of South Africa.  The water is rich in chloride, sodium, calcium carbonate and other salts that are believed to have healing properties, therefore Bela Bela is also known as a health destination.

Bela Bela is a Northern Sotho name meaning “Boiling-Boiling”.  The pleasant weather, with mild climate during winter and an average of 286 sunny days during the year, makes this destination as popular as it is.

Bela Bela lies about one hour’s drive from Gauteng, which increases the popularity of the town. 

Bela Bela boasts extremely well stocked game reserves and resorts. Most resorts in the area offer excellent accommodation, Big Five, hiking, recreation, conference and restaurant facilities.

There will not be a dull moment when visiting Bela Bela with the wide range of activities ranging from night drives, game walks, golfing and adventure sports and much more. 

So pop over to Bela Bela, where you will find the holiday of a lifetime!  Prepare yourself for some serious pampering and fun in the sun!

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