A resort built around the fable of an African kingdom lost in the mists of time, Africa’s leading family resort Sun City is still the ideal destination with an opulent experience and a stay at the Palace of the Lost City hotel is still truly worth it.
If you aren’t sure if Sun City is still the place to visit then let me tell you, no place in Africa surpasses this one. Sun City opened in 1979, but the Palace of the Lost City was only added in 1992 – and what makes it truly special was the ability of developing a 5-star hotel in a dusty stretch of bush in the North West Province.
Now, 30 years later, having undergone refurbishment, the Palace of the Lost City is still the place of legends and continues to give its guests a rich experience. If it is not its wild life, it’s the world-class hotel and activities available for visitors.
A majestic entrance and luxurious accommodations at The Palace, Sun City
It was simply a two-hour drive from Sandton City to the world famous resort developed by Sol Kerzner in the heart of the Pilanesberg. As we drove up in our shuttle bus through the boom gate, we were welcomed by an amazing cheetah sculpture leading to the astonishing view of the Palace.
The legendary five-star deluxe hotel inside Sun City, which was designed by “dreamers for thrill seekers”, underwent a full décor refurbishment in all of its 326 rooms and suites.
A stunning entrance, the warmest welcome, along with complimentary drinks, defined the quality service at the palace. If you want to know how it feels to enter a palace, then that experience is definitely it. The hotel’s architecture and décor weaves a rich and colourful tale of