Mesmerising wonder in one of the most
awe-inspiring places on earth.
A land rich with history, culture and nature presents boundless opportunities for adventure.
The Melrose Gallery and One&Only Cape Town, in proud association with the House of Mandela Art, have curated the Nelson Mandela Unity Exhibition in celebration of Mr Mandela’s birthday month in July.
The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon has earned a reputation as the world’s most beautiful marathon. The first race was held in 1970 and saw 26 runners line up to face the unknown challenge. Since then, the race has become a national institution and a firm favorite with local and international athletes. The race also supports a host of local charities, such as The Amy Foundation, CANSA and WFF to name but a few, participants are encouraged to race for their supported charity.
Participants can choose from various distances – the scenic 56km ultra marathon or popular 21km half marathon and the 5km or 2.5km fun runs. The event attracts close to 26 000 participants across all the distances and provides them with a mixture of breathtaking scenery, a grueling test of fitness for both the elite and recreational runner, and an unrivalled race organization and atmosphere.
The event has become synonymous with the Easter Weekend in Cape Town, with the pre-race activities at the expo, family day, and fun runs on Easter Friday. En-route entertainment on the race day provides fun, excitement, and a unique experience to runners, family, friends, and spectators alike.
The annual Franschhoek Bastille Festival will hit the food and wine calendar this 16 and 17 July and we highly recommend you don your beret and join in the fun and festivities in the quaint town of Franschhoek – South Africa’s Gourmet capital. Feast on gastronomic French flair in style as chefs and winemakers showcase Franschhoek’s crème de la crème. Boules, markets, live entertainment and so much more to be expected.
Join Cape Town's fine art expert, Joao Ferreira, for an exclusive tour of the newest and largest contemporary art museum on the African continent, Zeitz Mocaa (Museum of Contemporary Art Africa). Set to open its doors this Spring, this nouveau museum will attract art lovers from around the world with 80 galleries, and centres for art education, photography, costume and curatorial excellence.
Breathtakingly beautiful, encompassing 528 hectares with a dedicated 36 hectares of cultivated gardens. The gardens are a celebration of South African flora, showcasing only indigenous plants - fynbos, proteas, cycads and rolling lawns intermingled with streams and ponds amidst well-laid pathways for ease of exploring.
A visit to one of the many townships surrounding the city is an eye-opening experience; a view into the manner in which the largest portion of Cape Town's population lives. Despite difficult circumstances, the vibrancy and spirit of the South African people is an inspiring experience.
Magnificent. Stunning. Wondrous. Table Mountain is understandably one of the New7Wonders of the Natural World. A surreal experience for lovers of nature; nirvana for rock climbing, abseiling and kloofing enthusiasts.
Blending seamlessly with Cape Town's working harbour, this dynamic venue is a destination unto itself, with contemporary art, traditional crafts and design-work, historical walking tours and boutique shopping experiences.
Shop a striking level of chic collections at NEO, with sought-after labels such as Matthew Williamson and Christian Louboutin are curated besides internationally accessory brands such as Bex Rox, Zoja and Buba
Discover the remarkable journey of a diamond from mine to finger with a personally guided tour of the Cape Town Diamond Museum. Experience the world of diamonds like never before with an in-depth and interesting insight into the history of diamonds in South Africa. For more info visit www.capetowndiamondmuseum.org
One&Only Cape Town’s preferred golf course, Pearl Valley Golf Estate, is regarded as one of the very best in South Africa.
The Jack Nicklaus-designed Pearl Valley Golf Estate is rated a “must play” course by local, international, amateur and professional golfers alike.
Located on the Island in the centre of the waterway, the pool is regarded as the finest urban resort pool in all of Cape Town.
A 350m² free-form, infinity-edge pool features private sitting areas with double chaise lounges ideal for sunbathing or relaxing under shaded pavilions. Dine poolside at Isola and enjoy traditional South African barbeques in summer months.
The pool is seasonally heated and as part of the resorts' sustainability efforts the pool heating is turned off during the months of May through to September.
From the giant granite boulders at nearby Clifton Beach to the stunning scenery and pristine beaches at the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, South Africa's beaches are quite simply, spectacular.
We are excited to announce that African luxury fashion brand, Lalesso, will be designing four-poster poolside cabanas at One&Only Cape Town. Designed to reflect the sense of laidback glamour at the pool, each Lalesso cabana fits two people and is dressed with exquisitely detailed and colourful cushions, throws and flourishes. The ultra-luxury beds are complete with soft white cotton voile drape curtains and a dedicated butler offering unlimited oysters and bubbles.
Come play together in a land of great adventure and beauty.
Cape Town and South Africa present a playground of wondrous discovery for the whole family, and One&Only Cape Town is the perfect gateway to adventures of the land.
Children 4 to 11 years of age are invited to discover Cape Town's exuberant personality with an abundance of enriching activities at the dedicated, fully-supervised KidsOnly programme.
Experienced staff organises dedicated activities throughout the resort for teenagers ages 12 to 17 years.
Our curated experiences are available exclusively to our guests.
One&Only Cape Town prides itself on personalized service, and ensuring our guests see and experience only the best of what is important to them - opening up doors to places, people and memories not always accessible to, or known by, other visitors to the city. Through One&Only, travellers will go beyond that which is visible to all, they will get a real sense of Cape Town and its residents, and will quickly understand why it holds the hearts of so many. Our curated experiences are available exclusively to our guests.
One&Only Cape Town is an ideal gateway to the uniquely rare adventures of South Africa, from the Cape Winelands and wildlife safaris to Table Mountain and world-famous surfing.
Experience this revered surf destination with a personal instructor by your side. Tailored surf packages are offered for novice, intermediate and advanced surfers. Try stand up paddleboarding if surfing doesn't appeal to your sense of adventure.
Cape Point is a spectacular, narrow finger of land, covered in endemic fynbos and home to picturesque bays, beaches, rolling green hills and valleys. Part of the World Heritage-designated Cape Floral Region, it is the most southerly point within the Good Hope section of Table Mountain National Park.
One&Only Cape Town is an ideal gateway to the uniquely rare adventures of South Africa, from whale watching to shark and cage diving.
Robben Island, whose prison was once home to former South African president Nelson Mandela as well as many other political freedom fighters, is now a World Heritage Site and provides stunning views across the bay with Table Mountain as its backdrop.
The iconic symbol of Cape Town, if not all of South Africa, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New7Wonders of the Natural World.
With spectacular mountains on the horizon, the winelands towns offer history, stunning scenery, outdoor activities and award-winning restaurants for elegant or casual dining, all within a 45 minute drive of Cape Town city centre.
Skydiving, hang-gliding, paragliding. Each offers some of the best views of South Africa's dramatic coast and lush hinterland. If you'd prefer to stay inside an aircraft, be whirled and twirled above the Winelands as part of an aerobatic display.