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Sun City Resort Accommodation

Sun City Resort, unique in the context of world resorts, with a combination of features unmatched anywhere, draws thousands of visitors each year to its four top-quality hotels, a Vacation Club plus magnificent sporting and recreational facilities including 2 world class golf courses, and the magical Lost City water-park, The Valley of Waves. Only 187 km from Johannesburg, the resort, situated in the bushveld of South Africa's North West province, is surrounded by the imposing mountains of the Pilanesberg. The wide choice of conference venues ensure a level of convention and banqueting facilities which few can beat.

There are 4 hotels at Sun City Resort, all offering superior and unique accommodation ranging from the opulence of the Palace of the Lost City to the luxury of the Cascades Hotel to the dynamic heartbeat of the Sun City Hotel to the informal and casual elegance of the Cabanas Hotel. Sun City has dazzled guests with its glamorous casinos, gourmet restaurants, extensive sports facilities and star-studded pectaculars for many years. The full variety of entertainment on offer ranges from slots to safaris; the theatre extravaganza to a games arcade for children; horse riding to golf, the Valley of Waves to The Lost City, whatever it is you're looking for, you’ll find it at Sun City.

The Valley of Waves is the central feature of the Lost City at Sun City. It is one of the most advanced water parks in the world, dominated by the Roaring Lagoon, a 6 500-square metre (7560-square yards) wave pool with a palm-fringed beach. Hydraulic mechanisms can generate a 1,8 metre (6 feet 8 inches) wave every 90 seconds. When waves are not generated, a bobbing cycle is generated in a diamond pattern. All Resort residents enter the park free of charge by presenting their resident cards. Day visitors pay an entrance fee to the park.

The Gary Player Golf Course needs no introduction, this world renown course was designed by Gary Player, and is the home of the Nedbank Golf Challenge, an annual golf tournament with total prize money of US $4 385 000. This is an 18 hole, par 72 walking course, with a 5km running trail along the course. The Gary Player Country Club overlooks this magnificent golf course and incorporates a Pro Shop, a health spa and gymnasium, two squash courts and a spinning studio. At the health spa you can indulge in hair and beauty treatments, hydro bath, Vichy Shower, spa-pool and steam room.

The Lost City Golf Course was also designed by famed South African golfing figure, Gary Player. This spectacular par-72 course is a cart course, complete with a state-of-the-art clubhouse, and is a short stroll from The Palace of the Lost City. It features a water hazard of 20 live Nile crocodiles on the 13th hole and offers facilities such as a driving range, and a golf Pro Shop.

Visitors can find the latest in entertainment and gaming in the Entertainment Centre, plus a wide range of fast food outlets, restaurants and children’s facilities. These range from a variety of restaurants, a kiddies games arcade, to Slots floors and the Superbowl which boasts performances by world famous artists. The Entertainment Centre also offers our guests a variety of stores for the latest in trends and fashion.

Situated at the entrance to the Entertainment Centre, the sole function of the Welcome Centre is to meet the needs of every visitor to the Resort. It is a one-stop shop offering services ranging from booking and confirming bus tickets, flights, car hire, game drives and other adventure activities. Computicket, a branch of the on-line booking service, is available at the Welcome Centre for theatre, cinema and concerts tickets, both in the Sun City Superbowl and all major centres in Southern Africa.

All park related activities take place in the 55,000 hectare, malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park. The park has a wide variety of African wildlife including the Big Five – lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard – and borders the north eastern end of the Resort.

The Sun City Casino, situated in the Sun City Hotel, is open 365 days of the year. The tables open for play at 13h00 (midweek) and 11h00 (weekends) until close in the early hours of the following morning. The dress code in the casino is smart-casual.

Transport & Transfers - Flights: Visitors to Sun International’s magical Sun City resort in the North West will now have the convenience of flying direct to the Pilanesberg from Cape Town or Johannesburg. SA Express will fly into the Pilanesberg from OR Tambo International Airport three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and from Cape Town International Airport twice a week on Mondays and Fridays. Return flights from the Pilanesberg to Johannesburg are also on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and to Cape Town on Mondays and Fridays. Bookings for these flights are available through SA Express at http://www.flyexpress.aero/ . Bus Service: A daily scheduled bus service operates from OR Tambo Airport - Johannesburg / Menlyn Park Shopping Centre - Pretoria. Tickets may be purchased from Computicket or by contacting Ingelosi Tours for details on 014 557 4488. Drive time from OR Tambo Airport is approximately two and a half hours. Bookings may also be done at the desk situated in the Sun City Welcome Centre. Car Hire: Avis rental car hire operates to and from Sun City. They are situated in the Welcome Centre and open daily for all vehicle related needs. Flights: The Pilanesberg International Airport caters for all private flights. At present there are no scheduled flights. Please contact the Pilanesberg Airport information desk on 0027 14 552 2134 for any queries. Should you be on a charter flight a transfer bus will be dispatched from Sun City. Within the Resort: The Sky Train monorail links a large day visitor parking area at Sun City’s entrance with the Entertainment Centre situated in the middle of the Resort. This train is only operational on weekends and public holidays. The service is free of charge. A 24-hour shuttle bus service is also available to and from the entrance of the Resort and each hotel within the complex, including the Vacation Club.

Sun City Accommodation: Accommodation in Sun City Resort currently listed are the Cascades Hotel, Kwena Chalets, Palace of the lost City, Sun City Cabanas and Sun City Main Hotel.

Sun City Resort
South Africa
25° 20' 29.6268" S
27° 5' 34.08" E
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Starting from R 3,780.00 per room per night | BB
Cascades Hotel

Sun City Cascades Hotel... a cool breeze, a sultry summer’s day, an exotic cocktail at the sand bar and a hint of Turkish music, set the scene for a perfect holiday...

Starting from R 2,150.00 per room per night | BB
Sun City Cabanas

Sun City Cabanas refreshing, laid back ambience is the immediate impression one receives upon welcome. The most relaxed and casual of all the hotels at Sun City, the...

Starting from R 3,300.00 per room per night | BB
Sun City Main Hotel

Sun City Main Hotel is the hedonistic heart of the Sun City Resort. The ambience of the Hotel is one of glamour and sophistication. From the moment you enter the foyer...

Starting from R 5,175.00 per room per night | BB
The Palace of the Lost City

The Palace of the Lost City is part of The Leading Hotels of the World. The Leading Hotels of the World brand is internationally recognized as the definitive mark of...