“A Place of Dreams”
Arniston Spa Hotel is a luxurious Hotel situated in the beautiful Cape next to an old fishing village bordered by pristine beaches and nature reserves. The 4-star hotel offers panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and endless beaches. The location of the hotel provides an abundance of sea life which offers delectable oysters and the freshest fish at the hotel restaurant. The hotel boasts 5 types of rooms for guests to choose from all differing in luxury and comfort, suited to your needs and offering only the best in Arniston Accommodation.
1 Beach Road
All 60 rooms are elegantly decorated and have private balconies with either panoramic ocean- or tranquil garden views.
Relax at the renowned Ginkgo Spa where facilities include a Rasul (Turkish steam chamber), two saunas, three multi-purpose treatment rooms, one twin treatment room as well as a soothing tranquillity lounge.
Rooms are divided into: The VIP Suite, Luxury Sea Facing, Superior Sea Facing, Ground Floor Sea Facing and Pool Facing rooms.
The two restaurants offer a traditional South African menu blended with modern innovations and is complimented by an award-winning list of wines, many from the local wine routes.
Situated 200km from Cape Town, the hotel provides guests with a convenient base from which to venture on journeys of discovery into the surrounding countryside. There is the Shipwreck Museum in Bredasdorp, the ancient Water Mill and the Moravian Mission of Elim, the scarlet and white Agulhas Lighthouse, which dominates the southernmost tip of Africa, and the nature reserves of De Mond and De Hoop.
Here the majesty of the last vestiges of the southern Indian Ocean, in all its moods, holds an ethereal appeal, particularly to the romantic, for Waenhuiskrans, often the haunt of painters and often photographed, is truly a peaceful hamlet which soon befriends, rather than estranges, its visitors. Once you’ve been caught in the thrall of the magic beauty of it all, you’ll return again and again. It’s simply the best way to unwind from the whirl of the outside world.
The Arniston Ginkgo Spa
This is an exclusive venue and is operated by the renowned Ginkgo Spa & Wellness Group. Calm your mind in this relaxation spa and let us pamper you with our outstanding service and attention to detail
Email & Internet Services
There is a computer room set up on the second floor with instructions on how to access the internet. We now also have wireless internet in all public areas as well as all rooms.
Wedding receptions can be arranged. The village has its own quaint church for weddings.
Private, intimate dinners in the Wine Cellar can be arranged. The Cellar can accommodate 34 people banquet style
Gifts And Curios
Located in the foyer, our gift shop stocks a beautiful collection of curios, camera film, clothing and postcards etc. The shop is open from 7.00am to 9.00pm.
The Conference Room offers the perfect atmosphere for meetings, incentives, presentations, product launches or team building workshops.
The Conference Room seats 100 delegates cinema style or 60 in a cocktail setting.
Overhead projector, flipcharts, TV, VCR, whiteboard, pens, notepads. Additional equipment can be hired.
There are so many things to see and do during your stay at Arniston Spa Hotel. Guests can entertain themselves with fishing, mountain biking, kite flying, swimming, snorkeling, hiking, bird watching, whale watching (May to November) as well as squash, tennis and horse riding – all this within 15 minutes drive
Longer walks will take you to Struis Point, Galjoengat and to the De Mond Nature Reserve. This is a most beautiful walk for the moderately fit.
There are many good fishing areas around Arniston. Should you require a “gilly” this can be arranged. If there is any tackle that you need please let us know. Our management and staff are keen fishermen! Deep sea fishing trips can be arranged on the “Chuckies”. Tackle and bait are provided.
The beach directly in front of the Hotel is good for swimming. Our main beach is along the road leading to the cave. Arniston is blessed with warm, shallow waters and safe bathing. Body boards are available.
An award winning 9 hole golf course is in Bredasdorp, 20 minutes from Arniston. If you have forgotten your clubs we have two sets that we can lend you.
Wellness and Relaxing
Operated by the Ginkgo Spa & Wellness Group, our spa offers a wide variety of skin and body treatments, as well as the unique Rasul and a Turkish inspired mud/steam bath. Please pre-book all treatments to avoid disappointment.
Take a trip to the southernmost tip of Africa to observe the meeting of two oceans and note the unique coastal vegetation.
Take a boat trip from Struisbaai harbour into the bay, where you might have a close encounter with a school of dolphins or Southern Right whales.
Discover this quaint town. Visit the only shipwreck museum in the southern hemisphere and the world renowned Kapula Gallery and candle factory shop.
Arniston is a great area for cycling, with little traffic on the road and interesting off-road mountain bike tracks. The hotel has bicycles for guests.
We can drive you as close as possible and then you have to climb the dune, carrying your drinks. From the vantage point you can watch the sun set and observe the sea and sand dunes change colour.
- Morning Markets
- Napier Patat Festival