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Perfectly placed in the heart of one of the world’s richest plant kingdoms, this five-star retreat offers a wealth of elegance and service

Arabella Hotel & Spa rests in the heart of the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. Hugged by the Rooisands Nature Reserve, the Bot River Lagoon and Kogelberg Mountains, every room leads to a private terrace or balcony overlooking pristine grounds, swimming pool, mountain views or lagoon waters. The hotel offers a variety of elegant restaurants and bars to indulge even the most discerning palate with fine cuisine and wine. Leisure facilities include a heated indoor hydro pool, sauna, and an award-winning spa. Beyond the walls of this five-star retreat, you’re spoilt for choice with activities, such as kayaking at sea, horseback rides through the shore and golf at the prestigious Arabella Golf Course, to name a few.

The Arabella Golf Course in Kleinmond has been named once again as one of South Africa’s Top 5 courses and number 1 in the Western Cape.

Arabella Turn – Have you Tamed the Turn?

The Arabella Turn is a sequence of Arabella’s most challenging holes; Holes 3, 4 & 5.
As Augusta has Amen Corner, so Arabella has the Turn. If you Par the Arabella Turn on gross score you are entitled to a complimentary round of golf at Arabella. All you need to do to claim your complimentary round is to visit the proshop after your round and produce a marker signed score card that shows you completed the turn level par.
The proshop staff will then issue you with a complimentary voucher for a round of golf at Arabella. As taming the turn is such an amazing feat, we will also publish your name in our weekly newsletter. There are no catches and there is nothing else that you need to do. The only requirement is that you tame the turn.


Luxury Rooms at Arabella

The rooms are decorated in welcoming, warm earthy tones that mirror the beauty of the surrounding area and are dressed with rich rosewood furniture, luxurious cottons and plush duvets and pillows.



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