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One&Only Cape Town Turns 5

It’s been five years since One&Only Cape Town opened its doors – the first urban resort in South Africa and indeed the African continent. Since then, this world-class property has continued to welcome both local and international guests with open arms, building a reputation as one of the finest five-star properties in Southern Africa. With a highly skilled and dedicated staff at its helm and a reputation for an unparalleled level of service, One&Only Cape Town is a beacon of luxury at the tip of the continent.

Since opening for business in 2009, One&Only Cape Town has shown consistent growth year-on-year, while its restaurants and Spa have garnered much praise and plenty of international recognition and awards too. Managing Director Clive Bennett has helped hone a generosity of spirit and personable service that is synonymous with the One&Only brand and with the resort’s continued focus on product innovation, anticipating guests’ needs and delivering an unsurpassed experience, there’s no doubt that the guestbook at One&Only Cape Town will continue to be filled with ample praise.

As a result, there is much to celebrate this April, the resort’s official five-year anniversary and in true One&Only style, the celebrations will be directed at the resort’s guests with specials and decadent offerings aplenty.

Celebrate with us this April:

Wine and Dine

Guests can look forward to a series of celebratory offerings at the resort’s leading restaurants. Diners who book their birthday dinner (on their actual birthday) at Reuben’s or Nobu during the month of April (excluding the Easter weekend) will receive a complimentary mini birthday cake after their meal provided the restaurant reservation is made 24 hours before. Couple this with the outstanding service, outstanding wines and sophisticated ambience and there’s no doubt, it will be a birthday celebration to remember.

Cocktails with a view

Already a popular venue for after-work, pre and post-dinner drinks gatherings, Vista Bar & Lounge is the perfect place to celebrate life, love and everything else. Thanks to a slew of gourmet cocktails devised by One&Only Cape Town’s resident mixologists, guests at Vista can expect a series of mouth-watering cocktails.

Capital Cocktail – the official World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 cocktail and voted as Cocktail of the Year at the upcoming annual 2014 Brandy Fusion events
A fusion of Collison’s White Gold Brandy, Rooibos Syrup, Apple Juice, Lime Juice and a dab of WDC2014 yellow food colouring

A spring inspired blend of KWV 10 year old brandy, a splash of apple juice and Rooibos tea syrup topped with Herbal Sundown peach foam

Smoked Margarita
Countreau, fresh lemon juice and agave syrup, complimented with One&Only Cape Town’s signature homemade smoked tequila and smoked sea salt. Quite simply, the most amazing Margarita you will ever drink

Blushing Rose Mojito
Bacardi Superior rum pressed with fresh mint, rose petals, lime juice and finished with a splash of pink grapefruit

Gin, Maraschino liqueur, fresh lemon juice and violet liqueur. A fantastic, tangy cocktail with a floral finish – too many of these and you really will be flying!

Vista Bar & Lounge Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea is a popular institution at One&Only Cape Town and the month of April will see the decadent daily buffet groaning with sweet and savoury delights. Of course, it’s Easter in April, so guests and visitors can look forward to an even more indulgent tea time setup than usual while on Thursday 3 April (One&Only Cape Town’s official birthday), Head Pastry Chef Rene Simatos, will create a 5-Year Birthday Cake which will be sure to wow all Afternoon Tea guests. For the rest of the month, every day will see Afternoon Tea showcase the birthday in one of Rene’s creative ways.

Spa, Fitness and NEO Boutique

One&Only Cape Town’s birthday celebrations extend to the Spa as well this April. Guests booking Spa treatments in April who also celebrate a birthday in April, will receive a 15% discount on any treatment booked over R500 (excluding current Special Offers). Select ESPA and Bastien Gonzalez products will also be available at a 15% discount. . Additionally, anyone who books a 30 min Personal Training session during the month of April will receive an extra 30 minutes free.

Guests visiting or staying at One&Only Cape Town will be able to indulge in even more spoils at the renowned NEO Boutique. This ultra-stylish emporium plays host to a slew of international and local designer’s latest fashion offerings and accessories. For many of the brands, NEO is their exclusive home in South Africa. All visitors to the boutique in April will receive a 5% discount off selected products, subject to availability.

Accommodation Special Offer

Enquire about One&Only Cape Town’s anniversary accommodation special offers. Given that it is South African school holidays and that the hotel has so many fabulous Easter activities planned for the whole family, there’s no doubt this is an excellent five-star offering indeed.

For Restaurant Reservations, please contact: 021 431 4511 or email: Restaurant.Reservations@oneandonlycapetown.com

For Accommodation bookings, please contact: 021 431 5800 or email: Reservations@oneandonlycapetown.com

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