Set in the Northern part of the Johannesburg metropolitan area, and home to Africa's richest square mile, Sandton thrives as Africa's financial and business capital. This opulent area boasts the largest shopping centre, Sandton city together with the convention centre ranked as the largest on the continent. Clearly Sandton is nothing short of grandeur and prestige. With developments moving skywards you will experience the good life, Manhattan style.Sandton has been attracting South Africa's workforce and is appealing to young graduates nationally and internationally. With immigrants from far and wide this suburb has given birth to a culture of its own. Sandton is a place where the dollars of visiting millionaires are frittered away on Versaces and Louis Vuitton.The area has come a long way and will continue to thrive with developments underway and employment opportunities for skilled workers. "Place of Plenty" is what its residents are claiming it to be, one can hardly argue. The area is host to fancy shopping malls, great festivals, foods and nightclubs, business enterprises and world-class Sandton hotels and accommodation and the most sought after venues. There is something for everyone.For high calibre events, social and business alike whether a small intimate function or a massive event the award-winning Sandton Convention Centre can accommodate your needs. With luxurious boardrooms and function rooms to massive 4500 seater rooms, you will be left with an occasion of the finest nature.Sandton not only caters to "old money", but the vibrant and awe-inspiring Sandton City Mall attracts the young and old, and the rich and the famous. The mall offers an insatiable retail and leisure experience, with local and global fashion. And over 300 stores to choose from, just what the doctor ordered, retail therapy.And when you are in the mood for salivating delicacies, from French cuisine to eastern delights Sandton has great eating places. Fine dining does not have to cost you an arm and a leg; Sandton Hotels have five star restaurants with great a la carte menus for a reasonable price.When all is done and you need a place of relaxation, world-class hotels in Sandton bring you luxury and comfort. Sandton accommodation ranges from friendly guesthouses to five star hotels. You are spoilt for choice. Hotels in Sandton are generally more expensive but you are guaranteed the utmost quality and excellent service. Opt for accommodation in Sandton if you want to be conveniently located to all business and social happenings of the city.
Sandton Guide, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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