Tag Archives: The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

We celebrate Cape Town – World Design Capital 2014

The view from the Langa Quarter

Design is the enabler through which we can re-imagine our city, and improve the lives of its citizens.
When it comes to creative design, Cape Town does not stand back for any city in the world – and that’s official! The Mother City has been designated World Design Capital 2014… [read more]

Posted in Art and Culture

Recipe: Valentine’s Strawberry Mousse

Valentine's strawberry mousse

A delicious strawberry mouse with banana ice cream, compressed strawberries, strawberry coulis and lemon curd
Flowers and chocolates are old news – if you really want to impress your loved one this Valentine’s Day, surprise them with a homemade Strawberry Mousse. Never picked up a cooking spoon in your life?… [read more]

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Top 5 Unforgettable Experiences in Cape Town

Chapmans Peak Drive

Cape Town. It’s not hard to love this city, affectionately called “the Mother City” by locals, on the southwestern tip of the African continent. If its stunning natural beauty doesn’t sweep you off your feet, its hospitable people and gorgeous food and wines will! And that makes Cape Town one… [read more]

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Top 10 Attractions around Cape Town

Cape Town

The surrounding areas of The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, offer guests a variety of activities and excursions to explore Cape Town, and are all within close proximity to the hotel. Our concierge team has come up with the top destinations for guests to visit during their stay.
1. HOUT… [read more]

Posted in Just for Fun

The Cape Town Big 5 Heritage Route

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In celebration of South Africa’s Heritage Day on 24 September, the Concierge team at The 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa, has put together the Cape Town Big 5 Heritage Route for guests and visitors to experience the important, interesting history and culture of the amazing Mother City.
Robben Island Museum… [read more]

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10 ways to treat your mother

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As Mother’s Day approaches this Sunday in South Africa, the team at the Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa have shared some of their favourite ways to be treated or to treat.
Remember though, you don’t need to wait for Mother’s Day ever year to show your mother you love her!… [read more]

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Cape Town’s Best Jazz Venues

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Cape Town is fast gaining a reputation as the jazz capital of South Africa. The annual Jazz Festival, which this year celebrated its 10th anniversary, attracted over 40 African and international artists and has become a highlight on the city’s cultural calendar. For two days the Mother City comes to… [read more]

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Recipe: Chocolate Brownies


Henrico Grobbelaar, Executive Head Chef, at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa shares the recipe for these delicious Chocolate Brownies perfect for an afternoon treat!

112g butter
200g castor sugar
4 eggs
285g dark chocolate, melted (Lindt will be the first prize)
65g flour
132g hazelnuts, toasted skinned and… [read more]

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5 of the Best Hiking Trails in Cape Town

Mountain Walks

The next time you visit Cape Town make sure to pack your hiking boots – the Mother City offers some of the world’s most scenic hiking trails that simply must be explored. Here’s our Top 5:
1) Lions Head Full Moon Hike
Table Mountain may be Cape Town’s most famous… [read more]

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10 romantic things to do in Cape Town


As one of the most romantic cities in the world, Cape Town is a blissful destination for loving couples. Who better to ask for the Top 10 Romantic Things to do in the Mother City than our man in the know, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa’s Concierge Dale Scholtz… [read more]

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