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The Vineyard Hotel and Spa
Why we like it
- The Vineyard Hotel is situated in six acres of attractive landscaped parkland on the banks of the Liesbeek River, in the suburb of Newlands
- Facilities include two swimming pools, one outdoor 20 metre pool and one heated indoor pool with a state of the art fitness suite
- Excellent choice of restaurants with two main restaurants "the Square" and "Myoga" with the Splash bar offering a selection of healthy options and the garden patio and lounge
- Exceptional service and a warm welcome from the experienced tam of staff
- The first Angsana Spa in South Africa offering exceptional massages and treatments
The mountain facing rooms are exceptional with oversized windows.
Joanne Swinton dealt with us and our holiday with endless good humour and patience. Her suggestions were perfect and we all had a magical time. She really knew her "stuff". She even organised a car and driver for our first full day in Dar es Salaam which was a kindness beyond any duty. She arranged for our unaccompanied children to be chaperoned through all the airports, and for my husband and me to be taken care of too.
- BM, Inverness
The Vineyard Hotel & Spa is steeped in history, originally built in 1799 as a single storey home for Lady Anne Barnard. It is just a fifteen minute drive away from the City Centre and the V & A Waterfront. Exceptional features include its tranquillity, open layout, views and natural light in all rooms. Staying at The Vineyard Hotel & Spa combines the unique experience of the Cape's history, landscape, design and hospitality with all the expected comforts of an outstanding modern hotel. The hotel boasts 207 rooms and suites with mountain, river and courtyard views. The rooms and suites are contemporary in style and have been designed by acclaimed architects Jack Barnett and Revel Fox.
Best time to be there
October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.
11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.
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