OVERVIEW ON TWELVE APOSTLES HOTEL AND SPA IN CAMPS BAY – CAPE TOWN
Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa stands at the edge of the world. On one side, a line of majestic mountains The Twelve Apostles reaches towards the heavens; on the other, the sun sets on breeching whales, playful dolphins, and crashing Atlantic rollers. And all around, you can walk the wilderness trails of the Table Mountain National Park. The hotel will even pack you a picnic. And yet this luxury 5-star boutique hotel is just a few minutes from worldly, cosmopolitan Cape Town. City-centre theatres and art galleries, plus the shops and restaurants of the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront are only 15 minutes away via Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s complimentary car transfer service quicker still if you use the helipad. Nearest of all is the elegant area of Camps Bay with its beautiful golden beaches. Or, if you prefer adventure to sun-soaked relaxation, Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa can arrange sea fishing, shark and scuba diving, or whale watching trips. Further afield are the Cape Winelands (private tours by arrangement), notably the town of Hermanus where you can visit one of SA’s leading boutique vineyards, Bouchard Finlayson, see whales from the shore and, beyond that, the ancient tip of Africa where the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet. When choosing one of the hotel’s 55 deluxe guest rooms and 15 luxurious suites, the hardest part is deciding whether to overlook the mountains or the sea. Whichever direction you face, the views are stunning. Interior decor is just as appealing. Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s light, airy, and peaceful rooms are an eclectic mix of contemporary African style, classic European comfort and effortless, up-to-the-minute technology. Cool colors and rich fabrics bring elegance and wilderness serenity. At The Twelve Apostles, you want for nothing: every room includes 24-hour room service, individual air conditioning, entertainment centers with DVD, and plush bathrobes and slippers.
Classic Rooms: A Classic Room is the light and airy retreat that puts you at ease the moment you walk through the door. There’s a simple yet unforgettable elegance to a Classic Room. Here you’ll find crisp white linen, an en-suite bathroom, and impeccable good taste. It’s your own Cape paradise complete with a private patio overlooking Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s stunning fynbos gardens.
Mountain Facing Room: Prepare to be awestruck. A Mountain-Facing Room gives you a private balcony view of the towering Twelve Apostles mountain range. Full-height sliding windows let you choose between an interior of fine fabrics, tasteful furnishings, and a sparkling en-suite bathroom or views across the distant fynbos. This is untamed nature and 21st-century luxury in simple harmony.
Luxury Room: With more floor space and partial views of mountain and sea, a Luxury Room gives you space to breathe and time to relax. There’s a choice of decor in sophisticated styles safari, stamp, shell and natural that encapsulate the Cape’s enduring tradition of hospitality. Ground-floor rooms have a private patio; upper-floor rooms come with a private balcony; all have superb en-suite facilities.
Superior Sea Facing Room: “Maximising the experience of the heavenly marriage between sea and sky….” Why visit the Cape if you can’t observe the sea? These split-level, open-plan rooms appear to sweep straight down to the Atlantic. Three steps separate your bedroom and en-suite bathroom from the lower-level lounge and its accompanying balcony or patio. Take dinner from this pri vate vantage point and see the sun set over the crashing rollers.
Garden Suite: If you love seclusion, you’ll love Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s Garden Room with its private garden, flower-filled patio, and open-air jacuzzi. Indoors you’ll find a gloriously airy lounge with separate bedroom, bathroom, and toilet. The easygoing decor and furnishings add to the sense of stillness and relaxed intimacy. This is how life should be: luxurious, unhurried, and filled with birdsong. Both rooms are decorated in Colonial style.
One Bedroom Mountain Facing and Sea Facing Suites: Whichever you choose sea-facing or mountain-facing a One-Bedroom Suite gives you the best of both worlds. Outside, there’s an uninterrupted view of the Cape wilderness; inside, a taste of spacious modern luxury with separate lounge and bedroom, a large bathroom and separate toilet. These suites are as timeless as the service that supports it.
Spa Services: The Twelve Apostles Sanctuary Spa is a magical (grotto) oasis of tranquillity cut into the surrounding rocks. Inside you’ll find hot and cold plunge pools, Cape Town’s only Rasul chamber, a sauna and a hydrotherapy bath. In Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s seven treatment rooms, the spa team pampers you with a range of treatments including many based on the indigenous fynbos flora. Or you can opt for a secluded open-air treatment in a shady gazebo.
Dining At Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
Azure Restaurant: The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is very proud to announce that the international gastronomic association, ‘Chaîne des Rôtisseurs’ has presented Azure with a blazon. Savour the finest indigenous and international cuisine on offer at Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa extremely popular Azure Restaurant. The Head Chef, is on hand to create a variety of exquisite dishes including meat, seafood and vegetarian options. From the spicy entree of the Cape Malay pickled fish or the delicate fresh oysters followed by a butternut, baby marrow and morogo lasagne or the grilled kingklip served with sautéed brown rice and chives with a roasted fennel sauce, your taste buds will be infused by the finest of organic ingredients. Azure is the first to introduce Fynbos cooking – utilizing this natural wild vegetation from Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s gardens and rounded off with a delightfully sweet dessert of fynbos honey bavarois or Bea’s baked cheesecake. Taken on Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s stunning terrace overlooking the ocean and magnificent sunset you will truly experience the magic of Azure! The restaurant is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You may also care to sample from a selection of wines through dinner to assist you in your choice with your meal.
24 Hour Cafe: Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s al fresco styled eaterie offers a casual and relaxed dining experience and enjoys fabulous sweeping views of the mountain range framed by the natural beauty of the indigenous flora. Its flexible menu and 24 hour access means you can enjoy a California styled menu at any hour, including a breakfast if you are still functioning in a different time zone. Enjoy anything from tasty salads and sandwiches to the most honest hamburger in Cape Town or a piece of grilled fish caught fresh on the day. During summer Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa offers an extensive ice cream menu and fresh fruits and in winter an equally appealing potjie selection.
Leopard Bar Room: The perfect place to relax with friends, family and colleagues whilst enjoying live entertainment every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evening. Proven to be an extremely popular place to be for the locals as well as guests, Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa offers a fully stocked bar featuring some 72 varieties of Martini and a selection of the latest trendy flavored vodkas. A fine selection of cognacs and an impressive 46 ports are available, as is a wide selection of cocktails including the fashionable “Cosmo” and Vanilla Chocatini; a martini made with Stolichnaya vanilla vodka and white crème de cacao, garnished with a chocolate flake and maraschino cherry. Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s professional bar tenders are on hand to take your order and will even create a cocktail using your favorite ingredients! The Leopard Room is also a great spot to enjoy “”Tea by the Sea””, a delicious afternoon tea with all the trimmings including chocolate brownies, cream scones, finger sandwiches and a selection of the best teas and coffee make something of an institution with the locals.
Activities At Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
- Experience Cape Town’s Wine Regions of Franschhoek, Paarl, Stellenbosch; Experience Cape Town Day Tours, Table Mountain, Cape Of Good Hope
- Connect & Tour Johannesburg and Cape Town City & Water Front
- Experience the Garden Route & Tour Plettenberg Bay, Knysna, Mossel Bay & Hermanus
- Experience Many Other Activities In & Around The Western Cape
- Addo Elephant National Park, Shamwari & Kwandwe Game Reserve Safari
- Connect to South Africa safaris to Kruger, Sabi Sand, Madikwe, Phinda, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Parks and Reserves
- Connect to Victoria Falls & Zambia safaris in South Luangwa, Lower Zambezi & Kafue Parks
- Connect to Botswana safaris in Okavango Delta, Chobe, Moremi, Savuti & Central Kalahari
- Connect to Tanzania safaris in Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Lake Manyara, Tarangire, Selous, Ruaha, Gombe, Mahale
- Connect to Kenya safaris in Masai Mara, Samburu, Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, Tsavo, Laikipia
- Connect Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya climb tours
- Relax at Indian Ocean Beach Islands of Zanzibar, Kenya, Mauritius, Seychelles.