An hour from Cape Town, South Africa, this luxury resort invites you to exhale deeply in a leisure environment celebrated for its natural beauty, outstanding hotel accommodation and unfaltering service. In this sublime natural setting, the championship Arabella golf course, international award winning Arabella SPA health spa, the romantic Cape Winelands and unspoilt beaches, create a compelling escape. From whale watching to weddings, from conferences to cocktails, they cater for your every need. Restore your energy and rejuvenate your spirit at the Arabella Hotel & Spa. Out here at this luxury resort, the only thing you're encouraged to work really hard at is the art of slow.
Situated in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere and overlooking the largest natural lagoon in South Africa, is the Arabella Hotel & Spa, South Africa's premier golf and spa resort.
Languish on your private balcony, bird watching on the lagoon. Or venture out and watch the whales in Hermanus (whale season from July to December), savour the scenery and the magnificent wines of the Cape Winelands, and rediscover the allure of sun and surf on the pristine beaches of the Overberg, the true jewels of the Cape. Easy rambles and day hikes into the surrounding fynbos - rich nature reserve are yet another way to reconnect with yourself and the company by your side.
The rooms at this five star deluxe hotel in South Africa are designed with the colours and textures of the landscape subtly reflected in every detail, creating a seamless sense of harmony. Contemporary African ocean décor and the finest amenities impart an ambience of superior comfort. Each room is abundantly endowed with views. Even the bath itself offers an opportunity to soak up the vista. And you may choose the kind of view you wish to gaze out at from your expansive balcony. Either land facing with sweeping aspects of the golf course and the tranquil lagoon, or looking out over the sun drenched pool and immaculately groomed gardens. Careful attention paid to every exquisite detail creates a luxurious, spacious retreat.
Recently voted in the top 5 golf courses in South Africa and the top golf course in the Western Cape, the Arabella Golf Club - home to the Nelson Mandela Invitational - stretches through rolling fairways, deceptive bunkers and challenging water traps. A truly unique golf course set on the banks of the Bot River lagoon and fringed by indigenous fynbos.
Spa & Wellness
As a guest at the Arabella Hotel & Spa, access to Arabella SPA, one of the most prestigious health spas in South Africa, is complimentary. What an extraordinary pleasure to regenerate body, mind and spirit in an environment where nature and technology blends this seamlessly. The Spa combines traditional and modern therapies, artfully fusing Far Eastern and Western knowledge and using innovative beauty products of the highest quality. The result is a unique and effective synthesis that regenerates and restores, leaving you with a feeling of deep relaxation and balance.
A variety of dining venues caters for every taste, every inclination, every occasion. Nowhere is the art of slow practiced with such exquisite refinement as it is in these restaurants, by these patrons. Wherever you choose to dine, nibble or quaff, the simple magic of exquisite ambience adds to the pleasure. As with every aspect of the Arabella experience, the food offering comes with generous portions of delectable view on the side. The enjoyment of great wine and delicious food, prepared with passion, skill and an abundantly fresh harvest of fresh local ingredients from land and sea, keeps serious foodies on the list of regular clientele.