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.  The hotel offers an unsurpassed luxury lifestyle experience, blending integrally with the protected biosphere environment.  Enjoy superb spa treatments as well as awesome views of the lagoon, golf course, pool area, mountain ranges and gardens.

Arabella Country Estate

The Arabella Country Estate is also home to one of the top ranked golf courses in South Africa and was recently voted the 5th best golf course in South Africa.

The hotel is just outside Hermanus, South Africa’s whale watching capital and home to the best land-based whale watching in the world. Other activities include horse riding, mountain biking, quad biking, canoeing or a visit to the nearby penguin breeding colony.

The unique luxury resort, acclaimed as a leisure destination, is also considered to be one of the Western Cape’s premier event and conference facilities.



Conferencing will be at Arabella and the accommodation for the conference has been secured at the Arabella Hotel as well as rooms within various houses on the Arabella Estate.

Additional accommodation has also been secured for students at Houw Hoek Inn and the Windsor Hotel.

Check-in and Check-out times:
Please take note of check-in and check-out times at the respective hotels. Should you arrive earlier or leave later than the normal check-in and check-out times and you want your room to be available, it would be advisable to book an additional night. 


Arabella Hotel *****

Arabella Hotel   

This 5-star breath-taking retreat captures the essence of luxury, privacy and rejuvenation. 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.

The Arabella Hotel is about 1 hours’ drive from Cape Town.

Address:                  On the Arabella Country Estate, R44 Kleinmond, Hermanus

GPS coordinates:      S 34.31082

 E 19.13012

Tel:                         +27 (0)28 284 0000

Check-in and Check-out times:
Check-in:        14h00
Check-out:      11h00

Arabella Estate Houses


Arabella Estate Houses

Houses on the Estate is secured for overflow accommodation. All delegates booked in an estate house will have his/her own room and bathroom - and will be treated as any other hotel guest.

This option might be ideal for companies/groups that would like to stay together.


Houw Hoek Inn ***

 Houw Hoek Inn

Houw Hoek Inn, a gracious combination of old world charm and modern conveniences, is the oldest hotel in South Africa located on the site of a toll gate established in the Dutch East India era.

The hotel is situated next to the N2 on top of the Houwhoek Pass and only 10 minutes’ drive from Arabella.

Please take note that rooms are available as single, two people sharing or three people sharing.

Address:                      N2, Houwhoek Pass

GPS Coordinates:       34° 12’ 18.37” S    
19° 09’ 03.45” E

Tel:                              +27 (0)28 284 9646

Check-in and Check-out times:
Check-in:        15h00
Check-out:      10h00


Windsor Hotel ***

Windsor Hotel  

Windsor Hotel is a charming 3-star property set in a prime location in the centre of Hermanus. Local places of interest include Whalehaven Winery and Hermanus Beach.
The Hotel is situated on a cliff edge with spectacular panoramic views of the Atlantic/Indian Ocean mix below, visible from almost all its rooms.

The Windsor Hotel is about 25 minutes’ drive from Arabella.

Address:                      49 Marine Drive, Hermanus

GPS Coordinates:       S 34° 24' 34.92"
E 19° 17' 48.48"

Tel:                              +27 (0)28 312 3727

Check-in and Check-out times:
Check-in:        15h00
Check-out:      10h00