Waterfront Village

The crème de la crème are found occupying the exquisite apartments of Waterfront Village, situated on the serenely wondrous vista of V&A Waterfront Marina. The group of pristine architectural buildings that form The Waterfront Village, cater for family stays, corporate stays and all the in between. They offer one, two and three bedroom apartments as well as magnanimously phenomenal penthouse suits. Continue reading “Waterfront Village”

Heaven on Earth – Knysna Country Hollow Estate

Stylish, sophisticated charm only 2km from the beautiful town of Knysna on the Garden Route. An estate of reverie becoming reality. Where every aspect of life is intricately woven into marvelous perfection. Knysna Country Hollow is heaven on earth personified. Attention to detail is in everything, including the outstanding service and immaculate grounds on which the estate is situated.

Knysna Country Hollow Estate has an air of unique supremacy when it comes to accommodation as a whole, the facilities will leave you awe-struck as the beauty of the estate continually does.

  • With three swimming pools set in indigenous gardens, they offer a poolside drinks service.
  • Laundry and dry-cleaning service
  • For mommies and daddies there are cots for hire and only the best Babysitting services to give you a rest.
  • Free bicycle washing and storage
  • 24 hour security
  • A full-size pentanque court with a boulle set
  • Epic giant chess board set in the middle of the gorgeous rose garden
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Excursion bookings and answers to all the questions you may have
  • Very well stocked curio shop, selling uniquely branded clothing, local arts and crafts

Knysna Country Hollow has two fantastic restaurants on site, as well as a bar. The Knysna Hollow Restaurant offers mouthwatering a la carte seasonal fresh meals in a warm cozy setting. The Pecan Tea Grill Room concentrates more on Malay inspired dishes, which are tantalizingly flavorful. The Rutland Arms Pub has a well stocked bar, stocking the divine local beer – Mitchells, amongst other beverages. Sport is screened on satellite televisions and the Rutland Arms pub is the perfect gathering place.

The Knysna Country Hollow Estate has a 100-delegate strong fully equipped exquisite conference venue, with standard menus, which can be adjusted on request. There are airport shuttles available and secure on site parking. The estate is very well crafted for all ranges of functions, product launches, private parties , family birthdays, reunions and weddings.

Accommodation at The Knysna Country Hollow Estate is absolutely splendid, with 79 garden chalets and rooms. There are specifically 15 garden chalets all equipped with flat screen satellite televisions, wood burning fireplaces, safes, heated towel rails, bar fridges, hairdryers and telephones. The chalets are aesthetically pleasing open plan living with 7 of the chalets sporting walk in showers. There are 64 twin bed garden rooms equipped with ceiling fans, tea and coffee facilities, satellite television, hairdryers and covered patios. There are also the 8 superior eco estate rooms, which are on a quieter side of the estate. Decorated in Scandinavian styled greys and blues with hand made timber furniture in an open plan perfection, these rooms are breathtakingly superb. Each one equipped with super king size beds, double basins, walk in showers, separate toilets, air conditioning, Charlotte Rhys amenities, Nespresso coffee stations, in room digital safes, outdoor viewing decks, and cozy gowns and slippers.

Knysna Country Hollow Estate is truly a little piece of heaven, with everything you could ask for in one place, and so much more. If there is one place to visit to experience everything in one the Knysna Country Hollow Estate is definitely that place.

Email : reservations@knysnahollow.co.za 

Contact : 044 382 5401

Baywater Village – Sedgefield

We go on holiday to relax, to kick off the high heels and bask in the barefoot pleasures of a true vacation. With children, holiday going is a tricky aspect to perfect and there is seldom a place to accommodate both the adults and the children whilst at the same time providing a true vacationing atmosphere, Baywater Village manages this with ease. Continue reading “Baywater Village – Sedgefield”

The Table Bay Hotel

Part of The Sun International Group, and one of the leading hotels of the world, The Table Bay Hotel is royalty right in the heart of the V&A Waterfront.

Opened by the late President of South Africa, and Father to the Rainbow Nation, Nelson Mandela in 1997, this hotel offers an atmosphere of excellence unparalleled. Continue reading “The Table Bay Hotel”

Cape Town Train Lodge

Step into an exquisitely unique 1950’s revamped vintage train coach and spend a night or two with exhilarating views of Table Mountain. The décor is simplistic yet immaculate. The feeling is somewhat surreal, as you seat yourself on black leather couches between two coaches.

Cape Town Train lodge is in fact a backpackers, and offers dormitory space as well, suitable for large groups. Situated in the City Centre of Cape Town, this one of a kind dream like lodge is close to all amenities and the rates are definitely affordable. With a lovely train coach style Rail Bistro Restaurant and fully equipped Cocktail Bar, even an evening dinner here is an experience that should be on your bucket list. Other facilities that they offer are:

  • Swimming Pool
  • Braai/BBQ facilities, spacious enough for outside functions
  • Cigar lounge, bar area with two large flat screen televisions
  • Laundry service
  • Public telephones, this keeps with the style of the atmosphere as well
  • 24hr security
  • Safe and secure parking

It is only in Cape Town where all these little secret gem experiences hide; Cape Town Train Lodge is one of those gems. Their website http://train-lodge.co.za has an exquisite gallery and more information regarding bookings or general information and history.