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Arniston Spa Hotel

South Africa, Arniston

• The ideal place for a relaxing break, make the most of the treatments and facilities at the spa
• Most of the rooms and balconies in the hotel offer guests spectacular views over the glittering Indian Ocean
• A fantastic base from which to explore South Africa’s Garden Route and its many fascinating attractions
• Bright and spacious rooms perfect for a relaxing evening after a day of exploring

Located in the pretty former fishing village of Arniston, the Arniston Spa Hotel is perched on the edge of the beach, overlooking the Indian Ocean. From here you can simply wander along the beach, picking up unique shells and admiring the arches and caverns created by the lapping waves of the sea. Take in the architecture of the town, which is traditional of the area, or enjoy oysters, cocktails and fine local wines as you soak up the sunset views.
Families will love the child friendly facilities, with an activities programme run throughout the school holidays and peak periods, while couples will find plenty of opportunities to relax and take in the romantic surroundings.


Bars & Restaurants

Arniston Hotel Restaurant

Known for its fantastic selection of freshly caught seafood, the Arniston Hotel Restaurant combines the catch of the day with traditional Cape Malay flavours. Overlooking the Indian Ocean enjoy stunning views along with your meal.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The large hotel swimming pool is surrounded by the whitewashed architecture of the hotel and is the perfect place to relax and unwind.


Located right on the beach, guests can enjoy spectacular views over the Indian Ocean, as well as easy access to the rocky beach.

Spa & Wellness

Ginkgo Spa

Enjoy a Turkish steam room, two saunas, single treatment rooms and a double treatment room perfect for couples. Choose from a menu of massages, facials and more.

Activities & Entertainment

Children's Facilities

Children can enjoy a programme of activities throughout the day, including board games, table tennis, arts and crafts, DVDs, air hockey and lots more.

About the location
A pretty little fishing village located along South Africa’s famous Garden Route, Arniston is full of nature and wildlife just waiting to be explored. The Arniston Spa Hotel looks out over the Indian Ocean, from where you can enjoy activities including surfing, sailing and marine safaris, as well as simply relaxing on the beach. Spot dolphins, whales and sharks from your window or balcony, or head on a boat trip and enjoy the coast from a different angle.
Wander through the town itself and admire its thatched whitewashed architecture, delicious fresh seafood and delicate local wines. The coastline is ideal for walkers and provides interesting views, with caverns and arches created by the temperamental tides.
Transfer time
2 hours from Cape Town International Airport
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Well worth a visit
Whalewatchers2014, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Tripadvisor review Sep 18 2018
The hotel has friendly service and well trained staff. It has a lovely view over the ocean. Rooms are well decorated and comfortable. There is, in addition to the normal instant coffee, also real...
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Great stay
mick3187, Melbourne, Australia
Tripadvisor review Sep 18 2018
This is a great hotel, with a long history but well modernised.. Large, comfortable rooms. Friendly and efficient staff. Great breakfast buffet. The bar is a great setting and the food in the bistro...
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