Established in 2013, the awards recognize and reward excellent service in the local tourism sector, ranging from backpackers to 5-star country establishments, tour operators to scenic attractions and cultural heritage sites.
The Western Cape winners of the 2017 National Lilizela Tourism Awards:
- Five-star backpacking and hostelling: Saltycrax Backpackers, Western Cape.
- Four-star backpacking and hostelling: Once in Cape Town, Western Cape.
- Four-star caravan and camping: Dibiki Holiday Resort, Western Cape.
- Five-star country house: Grand Dedale Country House, Western Cape.
- Five-star game lodge: Sanbona Wildlife Reserve - Dwyka Lodge, Western Cape.
- Four-star guest house: Avondrood Guesthouse, Western Cape.
- Five-star self-catering exclusive: Orange Grove Farm, Western Cape.
- Three-star self-catering exclusive: Big Sky Cottages, Western Cape.
- Five-star self-catering shared vacation: Marine Square Luxury Suites, Western Cape.