South Africa Hotels
A wine connoisseur's paradise
Situated beneath towering mountains, the Mount Nelson Hotel in South Africa is truly picturesque. Located in the bustling, largest South African city, the hotel is tucked away amidst 9-acres of lush gardens. The Mount Nelson is really a site to see. It's 5-star rooms and suites and exceptional service match the hotel's spellbinding beauty.
The hotel's luxury suites have an entrance hall, a large living and dining room area, a striking master bedroom and en-suite bathroom. The view from the balcony is hard to match. Whether your room looks out onto the gardens, the pool or the mountains, you will be sure to gaze out in awe of your surroundings.
The hotel's fine cuisine includes an array of local dishes and Mediterranean-style entrées. The Mount Nelson opened its doors in 1899 and has since seen more than a century of travelers come and go. It was owned by shipping tycoon Sir Donald Currie and was originally designed to mirror lush hotels in Britain.
Cape Town has been the slated as the safest city in South Africa and summer lasts from November until April. Cape Town has it's own airport so getting there is easy. A trip to Winery and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is a must. A couple of acclaimed tours includes the full day Winelands Tour to Stellenbosch and Paarl Valley. and the Kruger National Park full day game drive, home to lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalo and leopards plus 107 birds, 114 reptiles and 336 species of trees. There are also bushmen rock paintings and archaeological sites like Masonri and Thulamela.