The Western Cape Hotel & Spa

Western Cape Hotel


One of the most exclusive hotels in the Intosol collection, the Western Cape Hotel & Spa is a symbol for refined luxury and relaxation. This outstanding five star hotel is a member of the Arabella Sheraton group.


The extensive Arabella Country Estaste is over a square kilometre large and features an 18-hole championship golf course belonging to the hotel. Both the hotel and the golf course are situated amidst the breathtakingly beautiful landscape of the Kogelberg nature reserve, commanding a read more » magnificent view of South Africa’s largest lagoon. The scenic setting and the challenging course combined, promise golfers a unique sporting experience.


Not only golfers will find engaging entertainment. A host of activities to be enjoyed on the premises and the area alike are available to the distinguished guests.


The more than 1300 square metres large Altira Spa centre is unequalled by any other in South Africa. An elegant spiral staircase leads the honoured guests to a haven of well-being. Highly professional therapists and experienced, caring hands help you to forget sores and sorrows and harmonically unite body and soul.


Relax at the Hammam Centre and its spectacular Rassoul chamber, drift weightlessly to the sounds of underwater music in the salt water lagoon or get into shape in the swimming pool or at the modern fitness studio. The options are endless. Finish by letting your mind soar at the Bellavista winter garden which offers a calming view of the unspoiled nature surrounding the hotel.


The hotel’s discreet, friendly and attentive personnel have a well-earned reputation of caring affectionately for their guests 24-7.


Two exquisite restaurants treat gourmet guests to culinary highlights: The cosy and quaint Restaurant Jamani offers South African cuisine and the Restaurant Premiere international creations in an elegant and stylish atmosphere.


Looking for your favourite whiskey to end the day in a mellow style? One of the Western Cape Hotel’s bars is sure to stock it.


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Every single one of the 117 luxurious rooms and 28 suites of the Western Cape Hotel & Spa grants the guests a memorable view out over the lagoon, the mountains and the adjacent golf course.


Skilfully read more » playing on the colours and themes of the country, the fine materials, selected furniture and artfully designed accessories radiate an elegant extravagance.


Terracotta and ivory hues contrast harmonically with dark timber. Each room features its private, spacious balcony with teakwood lounge chairs – perfect for a romantic breakfast.


Satellite-TV, ISDN and modem connections for laptops or fax machines and an answering machine complete the facilities.


For the supreme experience of luxury and first-class service book into one of the exclusive presidential suites featuring a Jacuzzi, sauna, fireplace and a 24-hour butler service.


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Situated picture-perfectly between the beautiful Bot River Lagoon and the Kogelberg Mountains Nature Reserve, the Western Cape Hotel & Spa is located at just a one hour’s drive from Cape Town.


The read more » lush vegetation and enticing nature will charm nature enthusiasts who wish to go on a casual stroll or a bike or horseback tour. Indisputably a very worthwhile nearby attraction (15 minutes by car) is the seaside town Hermanus where you can spot whales from July through to November.


The Garden Route and wine growing regions are just around the corner and present you with a wide range of activities. Those who enjoy a good wine should pay a visit to the hotel’s own vineyard Blaauwklippen in the Stellenbosch region.


Spa & Wellness


The Western Cape Hotel’s spa and wellness centre ranks among South Africa’s best. The name, AltiraSPA, goes back to the ancient world.


Althea, goddess of healing, and Saphira, goddess of beauty, -the two divine ladies combined summon up the therapist’s credo. The AltiraSPA shows you the way to the curative secret of beauty and revitalising energy.


Traditional lore and modern science, oriental and occidental knowledge are forged into one to present you with the most advanced treatments and premium beauty products.


The weary traveller will experience the spa centre as an oasis of relaxation and a fine example of being personally cared of and thoroughly pampered.


The Hamman is heaven on earth offering everything from a Thalasso therapy to a Hydro Massage and Rassoul therapy. An indoor and an outdoor pool including a sauna, steam bath and aroma room complete the long list of facilities.




The Arabella Country Estate, located picturesquely between the undulating foothills of the Kogel Nature Reserve, sand plains and lush, vibrant green hills would have to be the masterpiece of South Africa’s best golf course designer Peter Matkowitch.


The breathtaking view out over the Bot River lagoon, South Africa’s largest, adds to the invigorating atmosphere of the course’s backdrop, the pristine nature. The local authorities have awarded the Arabella Country Estate with their most esteemed certificate for environmental engagement for the foresighted planning and sensitive management applied.


It is no wonder that the course firmly holds its place among the top ten of the 540 South African golf courses. Having been awarded with “Best new course of South Africa”, the Arabella Country Estate’s countless water holes, bunkers, hilly terrain and patches of forest present diverse challenges.


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