Opulent Travel Archive


Spa heaven

The ‚Librisa Spa‘ at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town is quite well known and was already recommended by a couple of friends. Time to try it on my own. After reading the Spa Menue up and down I finally decided to go for a ‘Librisa Special Touches Massage‘ which is a full body…


A little ice to get all fired up

‘Diamonds are a girl’s best friend’ sang Hollywood bombshell Marilyn Monroe.  Had she been alive today, the backdrop of the glittering, oh so edgy and sexy Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Melrose Arch (launched in May this year), would have been the perfect stage to show off her ice! A black, white and silver colour…


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The Terrace Restaurant at Fairlawns now has a cosy open fireplace, ideal for winter dining, including delectable Saturday High Tea and Sunday brunch. The Terrace Restaurant still provides diners with tranquil vistas of the timeless gardens, offering options of glass paneling to create an all-weather dining haven, whilst the white leather furnishings, elegant chandeliers complementing…

Opening of trendy boutique hotel in Cape Town

On June 3 ‘The Cascades Collection’ opened their third Boutique Hotel in Cape Town, ‘Cascades on the Promenade’.  The new member of the collection is located in viby Sea Point, 11 Arthurs Road, just 50 meters away from the Sea Point Promenade. This trendy boutique hotel with a slightly edgy concept will emphasise its focus…

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