Sun City Resort

Deep in the rugged bushveld, in the heart of an ancient volcano, lies the world's most unique resort. This is the internationally acclaimed Sun City. Sun City Resort has a unique heartbeat and an African rhythm of its own and is unlike any other Resort destination in the world. This is pure fantasy and your every desire is met. There are four world-class hotels including the magnificent Palace of the Lost City that glitters like a jewel beneath the African sun, brilliant in its rain forest surroundings and luxurious in its detail and design. Adjoining the Resort, is the beautiful Pilanesberg National Park, which will delight game viewers as it is a malaria free zone and home to the Big 5. The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City is one of the most enticing travellers' destinations in the world, a tribute to man's imagination and revered for its art and architecture. Fabled to be the royal residence of an ancient king, it is truly one of the 'Worlds Leading Hotels". The Palace lavishes its guests with 5-star service, and is luxurious in every facet of its fabulous architecture and décor. Surrounding the hotel is a 25 hectare botanical jungle. The jungle is threaded with meandering paths, cascades, lakes and pools and a variety of water-borne adventure rides. The Palace has 338 rooms inclusive of four deluxe suites. Standard Room Features and Amenities include: Armoires & writing desks, Mini Bar, Computerised safe, Colour satellite television with remote control, Radio and wake up facility on TV, Guestlink, pay TV, internet facility, Hair dryers, Telephones are provided in bathrooms, at bedside tables or on each writing desk, Biz-Comm centre - phone, fax, e-mail, copy, print and store messages, on a private number, Air-conditioning units and 24-hour Room Service.

A cool breeze, a sultry summer’s day, an exotic cocktail at the sand bar and a hint of Turkish music, set the scene for a perfect holiday retreat. The Cascades Hotel, the Grotto Restaurant and the pool area underwent an extensive R60-million refurbishment project, transforming the 1980’s themed pool area into a tropical paradise. The original garden area has been transformed into a lake with cascading waterfalls. The pool deck has been extended by about 7 metres and the lawn areas have been converted into a sandy beach complete with a secluded bathing area and sand bar evocative of Tom Cruise’s “Cocktail” movie. Guests can enjoy the ambience complete with bikini’s and flamboyant barmen. There is a heated pool, a Jacuzzi pool and children’s pool. The refurbishment project also extended to the guest rooms. In total, 239 rooms were refurbished. In the standard and family rooms, the entire bathroom was reconstructed and enlarged. Amenities now include a separate large shower cubicle which provides an intimate and private experience and a separate bath that is the ideal place to unwind. The bathrooms have double vanity units and are somewhat larger than standard hotel bathrooms. The furnishings and fabrics are a veritable citrus feast of tangerine and ochre, yellows and a variety of greens. All the wood has been stained a darker hue and the new carvery, buffet and hostess stations have been designed to the chef’s requirements.

Overlooking the internationally acclaimed Gary Player Golf Course, the Sun City Hotel is home to the Sun City Casino. The ambience of the hotel is one of glamorous sophistication tastefully combined with magical fantasy. The hotel's view comprises a magnificent landscape of subtropical gardens and a sparkling swimming pool. It has a total of 340 rooms, which either face the Gary Player Golf Course, or pool area, with gardens stretching down to Sun City's exciting Waterworld. Standard Room Features and Amenities include En-suite bathrooms, Mini Bar, Digital encoded safe, Radio, Hairdryer, Telephones with message service, Air-conditioning unit, 24 Hour Room Service, and Interactive, remote controlled pay TV with electronic Resort facility and services guide with internet facility.

The most relaxed and casual of all Sun City's hotels, the Sun City Cabanas opens onto lush gardens leading down to the lake and Waterworld. The Sun City Cabanas has a total of 380 rooms. The Sun City Cabanas are built on two levels with rooms on the ground floor and first floors. The rooms are located in seven "blocks" situated around the main reception and restaurant area. Standard Cabanas rooms have the following facilities: Air-conditioning, Telephone, Radio and wake up facility on TV, Colour Satellite TV with Remote Control, En-suite shower, toilet and wash basin, Either twin or double beds, Tea and coffee making facilities in the rooms, Hairdryers, Pay to view movie channel, Guest link, and Internet facility.