‘Sun City’, a paradise near Johannesburg

The South African luxury hotel chain Sun International celebrates the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Sun City resort, one of its flagships. This hotel complex, ideal for enjoying a few days of relaxation, is located in the northwestern province of the country, just two hours from Johannesburg. Its unique location, in the middle of the crater of a 100-kilometre-long volcano, is one of the main characteristics of the complex, since The Sun City Main Hotel opened its doors on December 7, 1979 after a year and a half of construction with a millionaire investment of more than 2 million euros at the time. His wide range of accommodation, the wide range of activities for leisure and rest and its high-quality gastronomy, have established it as a destination in itself throughout these three decades, both for family trips or for the tourism sector. incentive trips, events and meetings.

A wide range of leisure and activities

The Sun City resort is made up of four luxury hotels with a total of 1,301 rooms and suites: The Palace of the Lost City (5*), a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, whose architecture evokes ancient African kingdoms; The Cascades (5*), The Sun City Main Hotel (4*) and The Cabanas (3*). Among its sports facilities, the renowned international golf courses Gary Player and The Lost City stand out, and in its offer of leisure and activities, the artificial beach of Valle de las Olas, 4×4 safaris in the Pilanesberg National Park, elephant excursions, hot air balloons, casino, spa and gym. In addition, Sun City has been recognized for its sustainable policy, receiving the IMVELO Responsible Tourism Award from the Federation of South African Hospitality Industry (FEDHASA) in the Category of ‘Best Individual Program in Resource Management’ for its energy saving policies, water and waste recycling.

In its gastronomic offer, at The Palace hotel the Villa del Palazzo restaurant stands out with the best Italian cuisine with a sophisticated touch and one of the best wine lists in the country and The Crystal Court Restaurant with exquisite international cuisine overlooking the lush garden and pool that surrounds the hotel. The Cascades hotel offers exquisite international cuisine with local specialties in its restaurant The Peninsula and the best of Mediterranean gastronomy accompanied by good music in the Santorini restaurant. The resort also integrates a Convention Center with more than 20 rooms for events and the Super Bowl Room, with a capacity for 6,000 seated people and the best lighting and sound equipment on the continent.

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