Muslim-Friendly Destinations You Can't Miss
Big Issue|Issue 282
Muslim travel has seen a significant increase globally during the past decade. As one of the fastest-growing tourism segments, this travel spend is set to rise to US$300 billion by 2026, and South Africa can benefit from this.

The local 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 these tourists. With the summer season in full swing, we’ve compiled a guide to top Halal or Muslim-friendly destinations. From the bush, to the coast and city breaks, South Africa has an adventure for every kind of Muslim traveller.

LOWVELD LIVING

Buckler’s Africa Lodge by BON Hotels is a luxury establishment boasting 16 self-contained units. Ranging from two- to four-sleeper options, Buckler’s is the ideal destination for a romantic retreat or exciting family getaway. This lodge is particularly attractive due to its Halal certification, welcoming Muslim travellers from around the world. Since it is classified as ‘dry’, alcohol is not sold on the property, but guests are welcome to bring along their preferred beverages for the duration of their stay.

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