Arabella Hotel and Spa


The Arabella Hotel and Spa enjoys a magnificent setting on the banks of the Bot River Lagoon near the seaside town of Hermanus in South Africa's Western Province. The estate in the Overberg is a nature lovers paradise where leisurely walks, relaxing spa treatments, gourmet cuisine, and a challenging golf course awaits business and leisure travellers alike. With the extensive use of wood, glass, and rock cladding, the internationally acclaimed hotel blends perfectly into the natural surroundings which are home to the magnificent Cape floral kingdom and fynbos.

The backdrop of the Arabella hotel is the Kogelberg Nature Reserve is home to one of the world's rarest natural Biosphere Nature Reserve. The outdoor swimming pool is surrounded by rolling lawns offering sun loungers features a large waterfall which cascades down into the pool itself. As part of the African Pride Hotel Group service and attention to detail is assured at this five-star retreat.

The well-appointed and stylishly decorated hotel rooms and suites either provide scenic views of the lagoon and the ocean in the far distance or face the beautiful outdoor swimming pool area of the resort with its unique Fynbos Gardens. The hotel features warm earth tone fabrics with down duvets; the hotel rooms ensure privacy and comfort in a most luxurious setting. All rooms either offer a step-out balcony or a patio/terrace as well as a spacious bathroom which is made up of both a shower and bathtub.

Hotel room features:

  • Satellite TV and in-room movies
  • Baby Cots
  • Wireless high - speed Internet access (WIFI / direct ISDN)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Telephone with voicemail and radio/alarm clock
  • Safe
  • Hairdryer
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Mini bar and desk
  • Private balcony or patio/terrace
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Individual climate control (heater and air conditioning)
  • Bathrobes and slippers.

Spa Treatments

Arabella Hotel guests are invited to relax at the exclusive and award-winning spa where stress relief can be experienced in an unusual setting. The resort offers a wide variety of beauty and relaxation treatments. Complete with steam bath, sauna, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, hydro massage, aromatic grotto, fitness pavilion, Thalasso centre and solarium, ionic chamber, thalasso-therapy, high propulsion shower, beauty salon, massages and hairdressing, the spa promises to meet the highest of expectations.

Spa facilities:

  • Indoor heated pool
  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam rooms and sauna
  • Aromatic grotto
  • Treatment rooms
  • Gym and hair salon.

The hydro pool complex is a non-nudity section and no children under the age of 16 years will be allowed in the hydro pool area.

Championship Golf

The 18-hole golf course near Hermanus, South Africa, is ranked within the top 10 golf courses in the country. Offering a breathtaking setting on the edge of the Bot River Lagoon with the Kogelberg Mountains in the background, the indigenous wild fynbos makes for a spectacular rough for any passionate golfer. It is a par 72 championship golf course and features the renown 8th hole, which has been described as one of the most beautiful par fives in South Africa. The course was built by acclaimed golf course builder Peter Matkovich.

Golf Club facilities:

  • Fully stocked pro shop
  • Warm up range
  • Putting green and chipping green
  • Halfway house and golf club bar
  • Locker room and showers
  • Golf carts with GPS
  • Golf clubs for hire
  • Golf clinics and coaching.