in Sun City / Pilanesberg National Park / North West Province
Palace of the Lost City at Sun City Resort , Pilanesberg National Park
North West Province, South Africa
Palace of the Lost City at Sun City Resort ...
has it that an ancient civilisation from North Africa journeyed South to
build a palace for their much-loved King.
in a long-extinguished volcano crater – a veritable cradle of life. A place
where weird and wonderful creatures, both great and small, roamed free
amidst glittering streams and dreamy waterfalls. Here, they built a magnificent
palace to befit the surroundings; their King was well-pleased. And so,
the palace served as the spiritual centre of their vast empire until an
earthquake reduced it to ruins. Now, restored in form and rejuvenated in
spirit, The Palace of the Lost City is a modern day marvel that will make
your journey, legendary.
an open courtyard, stands the life-size bronze statue of Shawu. One of
the Kruger National Park’s magnificent seven elephants. Famous for his
tusks. Shawu moved over a large range which spanned the flat Mopane-covered
plains between the Letaba and Shingwedzi rivers. He drifted around slowly
with his three meter long tusks servings a compass through the African
architecture of the Palace is a homage to both art and nature. From
the majestic entrance with its mosaic marble floors, souring columns and
eighty feet high frescoed rotunda, to many intricate design accents taken
directly from nature. The elephant reigns supreme in the Crystal
Court restaurant. A most elegant setting for breakfast, lunch and
dinner. Piano music accompanies the evening hours with chamber music
during the serving of lavish afternoon teas.
fantasy jungle of rare and exotic vegetation, recreates the living image
of a Royal African world of peace and pleasure. It is a jungle of
contrasts where orchids dangle from the canopy of the rain forest and centuries-old
baobabs stand sentinel on a hilltop.
footpaths of discovery, wind past rushing streams, cascades of sparkling
water and tranquil pools. Torches light the way to the foot of the
Royal Staircase where guests can follow the Hippo Gorge Trail to the Hidden
Royal Staircase also links the Valley of Waves to the Palace of The Lost
City via the Old East Gate Bridge.
in the view while sipping a cocktail by the pool or in the gracious Tusk
Bar. Then succumb to the culinary splendour of the Crystal Court or Villa
del Palazzo, where you can sample signature dishes from Michelin star chef
no wonder business is pleasure at The Palace, with luxurious banqueting
and conferencing facilities ranging from the sumptuously appointed Council
Room, to the sub-divisible ballroom of the Entertainment Centre. All the
technical wizardry you need is on hand, and our experienced conference
staff is always one step ahead. This, after all, is The Palace and you
can expect nothing less than being treated like royalty.
cuisine is the specialty of this magnificent waterside restaurant, which
overlooks the pool. Dinner is served nightly.
Smart elegant, Collar is required
essential, closed on Sundays
Palace Crystal Court
prepared international cuisine, the Crystal Court is surrounded by towering
floor-to-ceiling windows, which provide an excellent view of the tropical
jungle and shimmering waters. The Gold room, a small room inside the Crystal
Court room where you can privatize for dinner. Live piano and entertainment
seating: 22h30, Reservation essential
Smart elegant, jacket not required (Denims not permitted)
Palace Pool Braai Buffet and Snack Bar
next to the Grand Pool, light lunches are served daily, weather permitting.
Palace Tusk Bar
Bar And Lounge
teak tusks soar above this beautifully designed lounge to provide a casual,
relaxed atmosphere for drinks. There is live piano music in the evenings.
Dress: Smart casual Trousers required after 18h00
elegant lounge adjoining the à la carte Villa del Palazzo, offering
pre-dinner and after dinner drinks.
Smart elegant, formal footwear and a collar is required.
The Palace are three meeting rooms opening onto the Elephant Atrium dominated
by the life-size bronze sculpture of Africa's famous elephant, Shawu.
equipment is available and 24 hour professional assistance is on hand.
Banquets at The Palace are also a memorable experience due to the fine
dining banquets and breathtaking scenery. All of the conference facilities
at The Palace are superbly elegant and reflect the prevalent African theme.
Palace lavishes its guests with 5-star service, and is luxurious in every
detail. All four suites are breathtakingly opulent. From the distinctive
grandeur of the African Suite to the unforgettable King Suite, resplendent
in its maple paneling, delicately frescoed ceilings and stunning panoramas
over the Lost City.
exquisite suite revels in the magic of this remarkable place. Here and
there, artistic flourishes burst with life. Each room and suite offers
royal hospitality with wonderful views over water or jungle. All benefit
from a personal touch.
Palace has 338 rooms inclusive of four deluxe suites.
In Room Facilities
on suites only
- 2 x single adjoining beds of which 25 rooms inclusive of 4 twin adjoining
Luxury Family Rooms
- 1 x king size bed with convertible couch inclusive of 3 x paraplegic
children maximum (age twelve and under)
- 52 1 X king size bed with curved sofa
2 X single beds. 32 1 x king size bed
x KING SUITE (KS) 2 bedrooms with king size
2 bathrooms and cloakroom
SUITES (SU) 2 bedrooms with king
beds, 2 bathrooms and cloakroom (Desert,
SUITES (SS) 1 bedroom with king
bed, lounge, convertible couch, and two
JUNIOR SUITES (JS) 1 bedroom with king size
convertible couch, lounge, one bathroom and
Facilities and Activities
PALACE EXECUTIVE BUSINESS
The Palace Executive Business
Centre is situated in the Elephant Wing of the hotel.
Operating hours: Monday
to Saturday 07h00 – 22h00, Sundays 07h00 – 20h00, Public Holidays 07h00
The Palace has a beautifully
appointed swimming pool with a lifeguard in attendance daily.
The Palace Collection
Hand-made knits and distinctive
T-shirts and sweatshirts featuring exclusive designs and motifs inspired
by the architecture of the Palace. All logo-bearing items are sold exclusively
from the Palace Collection.
African gifts and souvenirs,
works of art produced by the local artists
Charles Greig Jewellers
Well–known in South Africa
for fine gems and jewellery.
|THE GOLF COURSES
The Sun City Resort proudly
boasts 2 world class 18 hole championship golf courses.
The Gary Player Golf Course.
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 fully equipped gym also offers
The Lost City Golf Course
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.
||THE VALLEY OF WAVES
The Valley of Waves is the
central feature of the Lost City at Sun City. Part of the magical legend
of the Lost 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
All Resort residents enter
the park free of charge by presenting their resident cards. For all day
visitors there is an entrance fee to the park.
|Child Care / Activities
rate available on enquiry: