Arniston Hotel Location
Arniston is a leisurely two-hour drive from Cape Town, on a road that meanders through the beautiful rolling hills of the Overberg region.
The Arniston Spa Hotel is set in one of the Cape’s most exquisite locations, next to an old fishing village, surrounded by pristine beaches and nature reserves. The luxurious 4-star Arniston Spa Hotel is internationally known as one of the world’s great getaways. Touched by the spray from the Indian Ocean, we welcome you with panoramic views of the unspoilt ocean and endless beaches.
Blessed with an abundance of sea life, the hotel promises delicious oysters from nearby shores and the freshest fish from the local fishing boats. Our sophisticated menu blends traditional South African cuisine with modern innovations from renowned chefs. Your culinary treat is complemented by an award-winning list of wines, many of which are from the local wine routes. We offer a breakfast buffet that is a delicious spread of traditional and healthy foods.
Our large bar area has big-screen televisions and two unique large aquariums inhabited by local sea fish.
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Unforgettable, seductive Arniston, where time stands still and whales play in the sheltered bay. You may just want to relax to the rhythm of the sea or you may want to swim, fish or snorkel at one of our safe and unspoilt beaches. There are many beautiful hikes on endless shores and dunes. An abundance of natural life makes bird-watching a pleasure. And each year from June to November, the Southern Right whales make Arniston Bay their home, delighting visitors with excellent whale watching.
There is much to do around Arniston. Bredasdorp is only 15 minutes away and offers an excellent golf course, squash and tennis courts and a world famous shipwreck museum. De Mond Nature Reserve is a pristine, unspoilt river mouth less than 20 minutes drive away. De Hoop Nature Reserve is nearby and with all its wildlife, is definitely worth a visit. Cape Agulhas National Park is an ideal day trip. Here, you should also visit the lighthouse at the southernmost tip of Africa.
Our exclusive wine cellar is a cosy venue that can host up to 34 people for a memorable dining experience. We provide 4-star service and a wide choice from our excellent restaurants.
We offer full conference facilities with state-of-the-art equipment for up to 100 delegates.
Because of our location, the Arniston Spa Hotel is a romantic wedding venue that can cater for all your special needs.
The friendly and relaxed Arniston Spa Hotel has a unique character all of its own
Arniston Hotel Accommodation
The luxurious 60 en-suite rooms are all elegantly decorated with the comforts of a world-class hotel. Most rooms have fireplaces for those cosy winter evenings. Our deluxe sea-facing rooms have private balconies with panoramic ocean views. The patio-facing rooms open onto a tranquil garden and swimming pool with sun loungers.
Arniston Hotel Facilities
The Arniston Spa Hotel has an a la carte restaurant, bistro, ladies bar, large swimming pool and courtyard barbeque facilities.
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There is a computer room set up on the second floor with instructions on how to access the internet. Shortly there will be a wireless connection available to enable you to access the internet on your PC from the privacy of your own room.
Wedding receptions can be arranged. The village has its own quaint church for weddings.
Private, intimate dinners in the Wine Cellar can be arranged. The Cellar can accommodate 34 people banquet style.
Gifts and Curios
Located in the foyer, our gift shop stocks a beautiful collection of curios, camera film, clothing and postcards etc. The shop is open from 7.00am to 9.00pm.
The Conference Room offers the perfect atmosphere for meetings, incentives, presentations, product launches or teambuilding workshops.
The Conference Room seats 100 delegates cinema style or 60 in a cocktail setting.
Overhead projector, flipcharts, TV, VCR, whiteboard, pens, notepads. Additional equipment can be hired.
This is an exclusive venue and is operated by the renowned Ginkgo Spa & Wellness Group. Calm your mind in this relaxation spa and let us pamper you with our outstanding service and attention to detail.
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During your stay at the Arniston Spa Hotel you can entertain yourselves with fishing, mountain biking, kite flying, swimming, snorkeling, hiking, bird watching, whale watching (May to November). Squash, tennis and horseriding are all within 15 minutes drive.
The shortest walk is a two minute stroll to the harbour where you can watch the fishing boats come in. Next to the harbour you will find the historical fishing village of Kassiesbaai, which welcomes strollers and photographers.
A must at low tide is the walk to the Waenhuiskrans caves. The walk is 1,5 kms along the road and cliff tops and a small walk down the dunes. The cave is most spectacular.
Longer walks will take you to Struis Point, Galjoengat and to the De Mond Nature Reserve. This is a most beautiful walk for the moderately fit.
There are many good fishing areas around Arniston. Should you require a "gilly" this can be arranged. If there is any tackle that you need please let us know. Our management and staff are keen fishermen! Deep sea fishing trips can be arranged on the "Chuckies". Tackle and bait are provided.
The beach directly in front of the Hotel is good for swimming. Our main beach is along the road leading to the cave. Arniston is blessed with warm, shallow waters and safe bathing. Body boards are available.
An award winning 9 hole golf course is in Bredasdorp, 20 minutes from Arniston. If you have forgotten your clubs we have two sets that we can lend you.
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