Johannesburg, also called Jozi, Jo’burg or eGoli, is the largest city of South Africa in terms of population. Having the largest economy in the area, this is also the wealthiest city of the country. It is a city built on gold and powered by the relentless pursuit of wealth. It has the energy of New York and the traffic system of Los Angeles. Flights to Johannesburg will land in the midst of a flourishing nightlife scene.
Take any of the cheap flights to Johannesburg in order to pay a visit to Bar Six, a little gem of a cocktail lounge in Melville. It is a mellow, stylish area with art on the walls and more than 60 different drinks on the menu. You will be among a mixed, diverse crowd of locals and students of nearby universities, who are attracted by the laid-back vibe and the well-made, inventive drinks. The bar has accompanied the area in its evolution from a bland suburb into a vibrant cosmopolitan neighborhood full of nice places to eat and drink. You can hear classic tracks playing in the background. It is the kind of place where you can easily spend an entire evening, just drinking, talking and chilling out.
Beach Blanket Bohemia is a slightly incongruously named yet gorgeous Sunninghill bar and eatery that effortlessly blends the traditional with the sleekly contemporary. The latter comes in the form of the elegant and modern bar area with its bare-brick walls, adorable orange bar stools and its bar staff who are skilled enough to knock up the perfect cocktail. The dining area is far more formal with elegant leather chairs, candelabra and a roaring fire. You can enjoy excellent Mediterranean inspired food. On weekends, DJs set up shop as the night wears on giving the place a cool, clubby, vibe. Start checking up airline prices and get a taste of this fabulous place.
Cheap tickets to Johannesburg will allow you to head to the Blue Naartjie, a bar in Orange Grove suburb. A naartjie is a tasty South African tangerine. It is the best place for you to taste fruity cocktails. Located in a pretty tree-lined street, the lively vibe in summer goes on until day break when the toughest “Joburg jollers” are still on the go. The interiors have eccentric wall decorations and cozy furniture. The friendly crowd surrounding you is a mix of hard living hipsters and in the know tourists. The selection of drinks offered here is wide enough to suit all needs. So look for your cheap airfares and take a beer, brandy or bourbon up to the top floor balcony, while trying to make up your mind about whether to stay up until dawn.