Tucked inside the iconic 12 Apostles mountain range between Camps Bay and Llandudno, this world-renowned boutique hotel overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and offers warm, personalised service.
Head concierge Masood Sadulla has been with the establishment for eight
years and has made such a lasting impression on guests that he nabbed the title “Concierge of the Year” at the Red Carnation Hotel Collection Staff
Appreciation Awards Gala held recently in London.
The news came hot on the heels of Sadulla making history when he became one of only 12 South Africans to receive the coveted Golden Keys accolade, inducting him as a member of the prestigious international hotel concierge association Les Clefs D’Or.
Where’s the party? Café Caprice. Best secret eatery loved by the locals, for
decent, honest local food? Baked Bistro in Bakoven is just fantastic, with a lekker local touch.
An outdoor activity that’s worth doing? Paragliding and sharkcage diving are unmissable.
What’s on in theatre, music, opera? District Six Kanala at the Fugard Theatre.
A new, high-end restaurant you have to eat at? La Colombe’s new location is superb and the latest addition to the Cape Town culinary scene, Villa 47.
Any national events we shouldn’t miss? Restaurant Week is a treat for all foodies.
Any local, organic food markets or farmer’s markets you should visit? The Neighbourgoods Market at the Old Biscuit Mill and the Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay.
What’s the best locale for shopping – authentic local products? Cape Town CBD, especially Church Street.
What is the signature dish of the country and where can it be found? A braai at Mzoli’s.
A great spot for a business meeting? The Leopard Bar at the 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa has breathtaking views.
The best contemporary art gallery in the city? The Goodman Gallery in Woodstock has a vast collection of contemporary art.
Best local spa (not at the hotel)? Beau Constance Spa in Constantia.
You can’t come to Cape Town without seeing… Table Mountain, it is one of the seven Wonders of Nature.