Travel | 05 May 2015 | By Sun International
Top things to do in Africa’s Golden Triangle
Discover Africa’s Golden Triangle, a trio of exclusive 5-star destinations that link together three of the continent’s most spectacular settings to form Sun International’s Sunlux Collection. Table Mountain stands sentinel above The Table Bay hotel in Cape Town, Pilanesberg Nature Reserve surrounds The Palace of the Lost City, and Victoria Falls is the breathtaking backdrop to Zambia’s The Royal Livingstone Hotel.
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The Malow – the gateway to Africa’s Golden Triangle
Situated in Sandton, The Maslow hotel provides easy access to OR Tambo International Airport via the Gautrain and is the perfect base from which to explore Africa’s Golden Triangle.
Discover the highlights of cosmopolitan Sandton and nearby Johannesburg. Treat yourself to a signature Africology Spa treatment at The Maslow, delve into South Africa’s unique history at the Apartheid Museum, or indulge in some retail therapy at Sandton City Shopping Centre.
The Table Bay – the best address in Cape Town
Sharing prime real estate with the V&A Waterfront, The Table Bay hotel is conveniently located within close proximity to Cape Town’s most incredible sights and activities.
Enjoy the famous Table Bay High Tea or indulge your inner gourmand at the hotel’s Camissa Brasserie. Catch a cable car to the summit of Table Mountain, cruise across the Atlantic and explore historic Robben Island, or speak to the concierge about arranging guided tours around the Cape Peninsula.
The Palace of the Lost City – a legendary kingdom
Built in an extinct volcanic crater, The Palace of the Lost City in South Africa’s North West province has enthralled and amazed visitors from across the globe for over two decades. The epitome of jaw-dropping grandeur, it’s easy to see why it’s one of the Leading Hotels of the World.
Discover the Big 5 at malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park on a game drive, or float above it in a hot air balloon. Make some time for yourself and enjoy a massage at the Royal Spa; dine like royalty in The King’s Tower – the highest point in Sun City Resort; or tee-off on the Gary Player-designed golf course, one of the top-rated courses in South Africa.
The Royal Livingstone Hotel – the smoke that thunders
The mighty Victoria Falls is one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World, and forms the breathtaking backdrop to The Royal Livingstone hotel in Zambia. A graceful refuge from the heat of the African sun, the cool lounges and sundecks invoke the nostalgia of a bygone era.
Spend your days on the sundeck overlooking the great Zambezi River or indulge your senses with a riverside massage. Feel the spray of The Falls on your face as you walk Knife Edge Bridge, or soar above its towering rainbows on a helicopter flight. From exploring Chobe National Park to sundowner cruises along the Zambezi, speak to The Royal Livingstone’s concierge about discovering this UNESCO World Heritage Site.