- The award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, part of the family-run Red Carnation Hotel Collection, is situated on Cape Town’s most scenic route. Poised above the Atlantic Ocean, the five-star boutique hotel is flanked by the majestic Table Mountain National Park, a World Heritage Site, and the Twelve Apostles mountain range.
- Considered an iconic landmark, it provides easy access to all attractions, including complimentary shuttles to the pristine beaches & the V&A Waterfront.
- Guests are spoilt with spectacular ocean or mountain views from the 70 bedrooms & suites, superbly designed to provide the utmost comfort and style.
- The spa offers 7 indoor treatment rooms, 2 outdoor massage gazebos, hydrotherapy pools, a rasul chamber, rain shower, and tranquility lounge.
- Voted South Africa’s Best Hotel Restaurant at the 2020 World Culinary Awards, Azure Restaurant blends panoramic sea views with a menu of exceptional Cape cuisine. The Café Grill features casual California–style cuisine. Enjoy afternoon tea or a cocktail at sunset at The Leopard Bar.
- Watch a film in the hotel’s private cinema. Picnic in The Table Mountain National Park after a stroll through the mountainside. Explore nearby Cape Town and the Western Cape. Visit local vineyards for a wine tasting
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Venture into the mountains for the perfect picnic
Hotel guests are able to stroll straight from their rooms onto the mountainside to take in some fresh air and spectacular sea and mountain views. The Table Mountain National Park, a World Heritage Site, offers uninterrupted views and the hotel has created several packages for unforgettable outdoor experiences. Have a delicious picnic on a specially laid out picnic site, toast romance while the sun sets into the Atlantic Ocean or simply let the kids run wild in the open space. And while you feast your tastebuds on the food and your eyes on the stunning natural environment, know that you’re giving back to society, as all picnic baskets have been purchased from the Cape Town Society for the Blind. Hotel guests are free to explore the various mountain trails – from 10 minutes to 45 minutes in duration – ask for a copy of the map below, from our Concierge desk. Or enquire about our complimentary Sports Buddies programme which allows for a staff member to join you as you hike through the Fynbos.
Take a luxury catamaran charter from the V&A Waterfront to explore Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard. You’ll visit Robben Island, Sea Point, Clifton and Camps Bay, enjoying wonderful views of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and the Twelve Apostles. During your exclusive two-hour adventure, we’ll drop anchor and guests can try their hands at clay shooting on board, all under the supervision of an expert instructor.
Experience a wine tasting journey like no other in South Africa’s oldest wine producing region, less than a 20-minute drive from Cape Town. Constantia Glen is a boutique wine estate, known for its crisp white wines and vibrant reds, thanks to its cool climate and altitude. The area has been producing wine since 1685, and much of the harvest is still picked by hand, thanks to the region’s undulating foothills.
Enjoy an experience of a lifetime with this hot air balloon flight over the stunning Cape winelands. Leaving at sunrise, you’ll fly between the mountains of one of the most magnificent valleys on Earth, near the southernmost tip of Africa. Savour stunning views of the Hottentot Holland mountain range, the rolling green of the Paarl vineyards, and the region’s golden wheatfields glowing in the morning sun. You’ll even be able to spot the famous Table Mountain in the distance. Nelson Mandela Freedom Flight: Take an exhilarating private helicopter flight with Christo Brand, warder and close friend of Nelson Mandela. Over more than four hours, you’ll hear the inside story of Mandela’s time in prison whilst flying along the breathtaking coastline of the Atlantic Seaboard. You will then be welcomed at the magnificent five-star Mont Rochelle Estate In the picturesque town of Franschhoek, where you’ll enjoy a delectable wine tasting and three-course lunch.
Majestically located above the Atlantic Ocean, flanked by the magnificent Twelve Apostles and Table Mountain, discover a unique five-star experience close to the vibrant heart of the city. Our luxury boutique hotel offers beautifully appointed rooms, dramatic ocean views, delicious dining adventures, and an award-winning Spa, all delivered with the generous hospitality characteristic of Red Carnation Hotels. Step out onto the flora and fynbos-framed trails to explore our staggeringly beautiful setting, with iridescent sunsets that are known as the best in Cape Town. Our complimentary shuttle service to Camps Bay and V&A Waterfront keeps you connected to the city and the beaches, whilst also affording total luxury in our secluded coastal sanctuary.
The luxurious hotel is located within The Table Mountain National Park and fronted by a Marine Sanctuary with frequent sightings of whales, dolphins and seals. Cape Town lies 15 minutes away, and outdoor activities include walks and picnics in Table Mountain Park, helicopter tours and whale watching. The Spa is a magical oasis of tranquillity with hot and cold plunge pools, a hydrotherapy bath and a floatation tank. Enjoy a sundowner on the terrace at sunset before dinner at the award-winning Azure, and drift off to the sounds of the ocean in an airy room done in contemporary Cape style with all the classic European comforts. Facilities include a heated infinity pool overlooking the ocean and a secluded rock pool with mountain views.
Dramatic mountain views, or endless ocean vistas? You decide. But one thing’s for certain: in every one of our 55 deluxe guest rooms you’ll be assured of captivating panoramas, inspired décor and luxurious hospitality.
Filled with natural light, our individually-designed suites always keep guests’ comfort in mind, using carefully chosen pieces and a calm palette that reflects the wide-reaching views over the surrounding ocean and dramatic mountain. The entire hotel proudly showcases some of the finest South African artists, revealing the country’s extraordinary talent, whether old or new. With chandeliers imported from Italy, a fabulous collection of South African Masters works of art and wraparound views of the extraordinary mountain and ocean panoramas, the two Presidential suites are truly the art of luxury and hospitality.
Our Classic Rooms are imbued with a sense of timeless elegance, where muted tones take inspiration from the natural heritage surrounding the hotel. To take full advantage of the views, all of our Classic Rooms offer private balconies and full-height sliding glass doors.
Located in the heart of the hotel, our Milkwood Rooms offer easy access to the Atlantic Terrace pool. All Milkwood Rooms offer private balconies or terraces, and full-height sliding glass doors.
Mountain Facing Room
Mountain Facing Rooms have a private balcony and full-height sliding doors, with sweeping views of the majestic Twelve Apostles mountain range, while the ground floor rooms offer views of the Fynbos gardens and its natural surroundings.
Enjoy views out across the Atlantic Ocean or up towards the impressive Table Mountain National Park. Each of our Luxury Rooms features bespoke furnishings and a host of the personal touches that have become the hallmark of The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa.
Superior Sea Facing Room
Superior Sea-Facing Rooms have a sunken lounge, with views stretching over the winding coastal road below and the endless horizon of the deep blue Atlantic Ocean in the distance. All rooms are open plan, with luxurious en-suite bathrooms. By day, watch the whales and dolphins in the surf below or take in the magnificent sunset over cocktails in the evening, from your own private balcony.
One Bedroom Suite
Featuring a luxurious bedroom and separate lounge with a sleeper couch, our spacious One-Bedroom Suites are ideal for guests travelling with family and/or small pets. Every suite enjoys a private balcony or terrace, allowing guests to soak up the natural beauty surrounding the hotel.
Sea Facing Suite
Taking full advantage of the hotel’s dramatic seafront location, the one-bedroom Sea-Facing Suites offer unforgettable views out over the Atlantic Ocean, a vista best enjoyed from the suite’s private sea-facing balcony. Indoors, you’ll find a cosy lounge leading onto the spacious bedroom and a large en-suite bathroom (with bath and free-standing shower) stocked with our bespoke B|Africa amenities.
The sumptuous Presidential Suite occupies the most impressive corner of The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, delivering panoramic views of the Table Mountain National Park and the idyllic Atlantic Ocean coastline. The Presidential Suite at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa has been decorated in a seamless blend of classic elegance and contemporary comfort, from the marble floors and antique freestanding marble bath to under-floor heating and a state-of-the-art entertainment system.
Chandeliers imported from Italy offer a perfect counterpoint to the impressive collection of artworks by South African Masters that adorn the walls. Measuring 151-square-metres (1625 square feet), the Presidential Suite includes a master bedroom with an expansive en-suite bathroom, an open-plan eight-seater dining room – with convivial bar and lounge area – alongside a business-ready study and separate guest bathrooms. A private wrap-around terrace offers superb sea and mountain views, with sufficient space for hosting intimate cocktail gatherings or private dinners. A dedicated private butler is available 24/7.
Grand Master Suite
For small groups and multi-generational travellers seeking luxury and privacy in equal measure, the Grand Master Suite at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa combines the opulent Presidential Suite with both inter-leading and adjoining suites to create a spacious yet secluded series of rooms occupying a private upper floor of the hotel.
With its remarkable location between the Table Mountain National Park and the sparkling Atlantic Ocean, the culinary experience at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa takes its cue from the remarkable natural beauty surrounding the hotel. Taking full advantage of the Cape’s bountiful seasonal produce and rich culinary traditions, guests can look forward to an unforgettable culinary adventure, whether it’s a craft gin tasting or sundowner cocktail in the Leopard Bar, or a fine-dining discovery in Azure.
Our restaurants are consistently rated amongst Cape Town’s best, from the refined and special retreat of Azure Restaurant, to the laid-back charm of The Café Grill, infamous for Sushi By The Sea. Executive Chef Christo Pretorius uses only the finest, sustainable and organic ingredients, accompanied by hand-crafted wines from our sister vineyard Bouchard Finlayson, selected by our sommelier Gregory Mutambe.
Voted South Africa’s Best Hotel Restaurant at the 2020 World Culinary Awards, Azure Restaurant blends panoramic sea views with a menu of exceptional Cape cuisine. Our menu champions local ingredients, particularly local seafood and sustainably caught fish. Local delicacies such as mussels, crayfish, oysters, prawns, langoustines, and squid all take centre stage on our elegant, fine dining menu.
In a refined space of plush leather seating and starched white tablecloths, Executive Chef Christo Pretorius deftly combines international inspiration with home-grown flavours on a menu that celebrates seasonality, sustainability and the bountiful fresh produce of the Cape. Alongside Chef Christo’s contemporary plates, look forward to a selection of much-loved signature dishes created by Beatrice Tollman, the inspirational founder of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection.
The Café Grill
With impressive views of the Table Mountain National Park, this relaxed, family-friendly dining destination offers an all-day menu of fresh and healthy café-style fare. From delicious breakfasts to generous wraps and salads for lunch, our Café Grill is ideal for casual daytime dining. The inspired sushi menu from our dedicated sushi chef has fast-become one of the hotel’s most popular offerings, while those with healthy appetites will love our signature burgers and aged steaks. A dedicated child-friendly restaurant, we even offer a playful Milkshake Menu for your little ones to enjoy.
The Leopard Bar
Watch the sun dip beyond the Atlantic Ocean as you sip on signature cocktails from our talented mixologists. Home to some of the best sunset views in Cape Town, The Leopard Bar offers a sundowner experience you won’t forget. Passionate service and a creative bar menu are accompanied by laid-back live music that sets the mood each evening. Enjoy an impressive selection of South African wines and craft beers, inventive cocktails, and a wide collection of cognac, whisky and port. The Leopard Bar is also a popular spot for whale watching – whales are frequently seen between July and December, with sightings of southern right whales all but guaranteed during August and November.
Our Conservatory offers a peaceful corner to soak up panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain National Park. Savour our indulgent ‘Tea by the Sea’: a traditional high tea featuring delicate finger sandwiches, scones with jam and cream, and a selection of tempting sweet treats prepared by the hotel pastry chef. Gather a few friends to indulge in high tea and glorious views for a memorable afternoon in Cape Town. High tea includes a bottomless selection of loose-leaf teas and speciality coffee. Or, indulge in our Moët & Chandon High Tea, served with a glass of Brut Imperial champagne.
The gardens of The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa offer a handful of spectacular picnic sites, with glorious views of the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain National Park. For the perfect proposal, or simply a gathering of friends and family, allow our talented chefs to delight you with a picnic hamper brimming with gourmet delights.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy mountain hikes and take advantage of our ‘Sports Buddy’ programme on our doorstep, while indoor indulgences include daily movies in our private cinema, two swimming pools, holistic spa treatments at our extensive award-winning spa, exquisite dining and educational art tours.
The award-winning luxury Spa at The Twelve Apostles Hotel offers a cocoon of wellness and rejuvenation, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Table Mountain National Park, while looking out across the Atlantic Ocean. Discover the serenity of a calm and restorative indoor space, with seven elegant treatment rooms, two of which offer couples’ treatments. Two additional Mountainside Spa Gazebos offer the unique opportunity for a wellness journey with panoramic ocean views.
Outside, our heated infinity and mountain rock pools have views of The Twelve Apostles National Park, where sightings of whales and dolphins are not uncommon.
The award-winning Spa at The Twelve Apostles Hotel offers a cocoon of rejuvenation, where the hotel’s famous sea views are exchanged for the serenity of a calm and restorative indoor space offering world-class wellness facilities. The Spa menu offers an extensive range of wellness treatments to leave you feeling nurtured, purified, pampered and relaxed.
The main spa area features seven contemporary treatment rooms, equipped with heated treatment beds. Two rooms are inter-leading to accommodate couples’ treatments. Our two Mountainside Spa Gazebos offer panoramic views of both the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain National Park. Enjoy a range of memorable massage treatments on your own, or with a partner. Our extensive hydrotherapy facilities offer the perfect way to relax before your wellness treatment. Use of the warm and cold plunge pools, as well as the unique saltwater flotation pool, is available complimentary with certain spa offers only.
Indulge in a traditional Middle Eastern cleansing ritual with a session in our custom-built Rasul Chamber. Ideal for couples, the Rasul Chamber treatment uses steam, mineral-rich mud treatments and chromotherapy to offer an experience that will both de-stress and detoxify the body. Make the most of your ‘me time’ by extending your spa visit before and after your treatment. Relax in our serene Tranquillity Lounge and take a moment to enjoy the selection of herbal teas, relax with a book or quietly meditate. It’s the perfect way to complete your spa journey. Turn a manicure or pedicure into an occasion in our Perfect Finish Tourmaline Salon. Our experienced therapists will get your hands and feet into tip-top condition whilst you sit back and relax.
For a quiet night in, reserve your seat in our cosy 16-seater cinema where you can look forward to plush leather seating, Dolby surround-sound and a selection of complimentary popcorn, snacks and refreshments. The cinema offers five screenings per day (12 noon, 4pm, 8pm and 10pm), with the schedule of titles available online and in the hotel. If there are no prior reservations for the scheduled screening, guests are welcome to select their own title from our extensive library.
The cinema is open to both resident guests and outside visitors and this unique offer allows guests to enjoy an evening of food and wine in Azure Restaurant, followed by a memorable film screening in the private cinema.