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Mice Asia Net : July 2008
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa: for an unforgettable high-end experience Located in the Table Mountain National Park, with breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean and The Twelve Apostles mountain range towering in the background, the hotel is only a 15 minute drive from Cape Town’s CBD. The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is a member of Red Carnation Hotels, voted Small Hotel Group of the Year 2007/2008 by AA, the UK’s leading hotel rating authority and a member of Leading Small Hotels of the World. The property is perfect for high-end executive groups of up to 90. State-of-the-art banqueting facilities and exceptional views of mountain and sea make it an inspirational meeting space able to deliver the very best Cape Town has to offer. There are 55 deluxe rooms and 15 suites all individually designed. The internationally-acclaimed Azure Restaurant offers a fusion of South African and European cuisine complemented by spectacular sea views. Other unique selling-points include a 16-seat private cinema, award-winning grotto spa, two heated outdoor swimming pools, nature trails, live music in the Leopard Room, a helistop and customised menus. For a small group conference or high-end incentive, this property has all the elements to make it an unforgettable experience. www.12apostleshotel.com Spier: more than a conference centre in the winelands Situated in the heart of South Africa’s wine country, Spier dates back to 1692 and is home to the oldest dated wine cellar in the country. Art, culture, wine, food, nature and conservation are the pillars of the Spier experiences making it a unique and accessible business tourism destination. The estate offers an 1100-capacity amphitheatre, a 450-seat conference auditorium, a number of smaller meeting rooms, custom designed ‘environmental meeting spaces’ and historic buildings. such as the wine cellar and Manor House for unique functions. The Spier Hotel is four stars and offers 155-rooms in a village style setting within walking distance from the conference centre. Delegates can eat at a variety of restaurants on-site, shop at a number of different outlets, unwind at the Camelot Spa, or enjoy a round of golf at De Zalze, an 18-hole course designed by Peter Matkovich. Other activities include horse-riding, safe hiking trails, viewing birds of prey at the raptor rehabilitation programme and cheetahs at the famous outreach programme. Spier was recently recognised by Condé Nast Traveler magazine as one of the top 12 responsible tourism destinations in the world. www.spier.co.za Why not? Host a corporate dinner at moyo restaurant on the Spier Estate. Bedouin tents and gazebos placed throughout the garden create an almost nomad African Village atmosphere. With a seating capacity of up to 1200 this indoor and outdoor African experience exposes delegates to an authentic African buffet and live entertainment truly representative of Africa. www.moyo.co.za Bushmans Kloof: a one-of-a-kind wilderness reserve and retreat Nestled at the foothills of the Cederberg Mountains, 270km from Cape Town, lies a five-star malaria- free reserve offering extraordinary botanical richness, diverse wildlife and ancient bushman heritage (the oldest culture of mankind and the world’s largest open-air art gallery). The homestead hosts a boutique state-of-the-art conference centre able to cater for up to 32 participants. There is a dining room and bar as well as two lounges and outdoor patio tables, which provide ample space for break-out sessions. The property excels at team-building activities such as raft-building, survival games, canoeing and hiking, and unique open-air dining venues and experiences. The homestead offers fine dining and there is a spa and four pools. Accommodation on-site is in the form of 13 luxury guest rooms and three suites. www.bushmanskloof.co.za miceAsia.net 67