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Arabella Hotel and Spa

Hermanus, South Africa

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Arabella Hotel and Spa
Perfectly placed in the heart of one of the world’s richest plant kingdoms, this five-star retreat offers a wealth of elegance and service. Arabella Hotel & Spa (formerly known as Arabella Western Cape Hotel and Spa) rests in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Hugged by the Rooisands Nature Reserve, the Bot River Lagoon and Kogelberg Mountains, every room leads to a private terrace or balcony overlooking pristine grounds, swimming pool, mountain views or lagoon waters. The hotel offers a variety of elegant restaurants and bars to indulge even the most discerning palate with fine cuisine and wine. Leisure facilities include a heated indoor hydro pool, sauna, and an award-winning spa (spa facilities are not available for children under the age of 16). Beyond the walls of this five-star retreat, you’re spoilt for choice with activities, such as kayaking at sea, horseback rides through the shore and golf at the prestigious Arabella Golf Course, to name a few.

This breath-taking retreat captures the essence of luxury, privacy and rejuvenation. Wake up to songs of exotic birdlife and let the fresh sea breeze envelope you while you relax
Hotel Address:
  • Arabella Hotel and Spa
  • On the Arabella Country Estate
  • R44 Kleinmond
  • Hermanus, Cape Town
  • South Africa

Location Summary
Arabella Hotel & Spa rests in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve.

Directions to Hotel
From Cape Town International Airport and the North Take N2 East. At Somerset West, take R44 through Gordons Bay to Kleinmond. After approximately 15 kilometers past Kleinmond, turn right into hotel. From South - Take the R43 through Hermanus towards Botriver. Approximately 22 kilometers past Hermanus, turn left onto R44. After approximately 3 kilometers, turn left into Arabella Country Estate.

From East - From Somerset West take the N2 over Sir Lowry S Pass towards Caledon. Turn right onto R43 towards Hermanus. Turn left onto the R44 towards Kleinmond. Turn left into hotel.
Note Bene
The hotel is located on the banks of the Bot River Lagoon and bordered by the Kogelberg Nature Reserve.
Fine Dining On Site
Jamani a la carte. A reflection of South Africa's love affair with food and wine with the focus on only the best locally sourced ingredients. This is an elegant and upmarket dining experience with breathtaking sunset views of the lagoon and golf course. Dinner only is served.
Fine Dining Nearby
The town of Genedendal is about nine miles away.
Child Programs
Children's playground.
Pool Indoor
In the spa.
Pool Outdoor
The two swimming pools called Laughing Waters are named after the spectacular waterfall at the main pool.
Five to ten minutes away.
Ecological Tourism
Seasonal whale watching, Stony Point Penguin Colony, and for the thrill seeker, white shark cagediving.
Surrounded by the magnificent Kogelberg mountain range and Bot River Lagoon, and edged by wild fynbos, the picturesque Arabella Golf Course is the ideal place to pursue a passion for golf and enjoy an ideal golf holiday. The fabled 18-hole, Par 72 Championship course has consistently been ranked in the top 10 courses in South Africa. The course was designed and built by the highly acclaimed South African golf course architect Peter Matkovich in 1999.
The town of Genedendal is about nine miles away.
Winery Tours
There is a winery thirty minutes away.
Recommended Rooms
All rooms have views of either mountains, golf course, or water.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pool Indoor
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Biking Mountain
    - Boating
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Fly
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Jet Skiing
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Scuba Diving
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Water Skiing
    - Windsurfing
    - Winery Tours