February 2014
Contact: Arnelle Kendall
Telephone: (561) 330-0850

Embark on a Culinary Love Affair with The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa


The season of love has arrived, providing the perfect excuse to escape the dreary pre-spring spell and embark on aromantic excursion with your loved one in a city that is currently enjoying the summertime. Cape Town’s Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, internationally renowned for its sophisticated elegance and spectacular scenery, is the ideal location to revitalize the romance in your relationship while pleasing your palate with exquisitely-prepared cuisine and an extensive award-winning wine list. Nestled in the majestic Twelve Apostles Mountain Range and floating above the Atlantic Ocean, each room is equipped with breathtaking views, superior service, and a delightful atmosphere.After relaxing in your beautiful bedroom or suite, take to the hotel’s celebrated Azure Restaurant and spoil your sweetheart with the finest indigenous and international cuisine Cape Town has to offer. Delicately prepared by Executive Chef Christo Pretorius, Azure’s outstanding fare recently earned a coveted 2013 American Express Platinum Fine Dining Awardand specialties include both complex international offerings and satisfyingly simple comfort food. Be sure to save room for the truly delectable dessert offerings, such as Bea’s Rice Pudding with Salted Caramel and Caramelized Nuts.Oenophiles delight in Azure’s considerable wine list, which received its sixth Diamond Award in the 2013 Diners Club Winelist Awards. Savor a glass of South Africa’s Bouchard Finlayson Sauvignon Blanc – a zesty palate is loaded with pineapple, passion fruit and kiwi – while liaising on the extravagant outdoor terrace, observing the sunset’s spectacular kaleidoscope of colors.Despite its luxurious accommodations and proximity to Cape Town, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is poised at the edge of the world – enabling you to focus on enjoying the company of the one you love most in the weather you have missed.

Exchange rates in Africa are extremely favorable for most foreign travelers and the summer season is in full swing. Take advantage of this climate and relish a romantic rendezvous to South Africa at an incredible value!

For details and reservations, please contact The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa at +27 21 437 9000,, or visit us online at

About The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is poised above the Atlantic Ocean, flanked by the majestic Table Mountain and The Twelve Apostles mountain range. The hotel’s interior design is inspired by its namesake, creating a fresh, calming environment that artfully combines sophistication with simplicity, comfort and elegance. Guests are spoiled with spectacular views of the ocean and mountain views in each of the beautiful bedrooms and suites, including the Presidential Suite, each superbly designed to provide the utmost comfort and style. The hotel boasts two pools perched above the ocean; its award-winning health and beauty SpaAzure RestaurantThe Café Grill and The Leopard Bar; meeting, events and weddings facilities for up to 90 guests; and a 16-seater private cinema.

About The Red Carnation Hotel Collection
The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is a member of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, award-winning collection of five- and four-star family-run boutique hotels in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva, Palm Beach, Ireland, and South Africa. In South Africa, sister properties include The Oyster Box in KwaZulu-Natal and Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat in the Cederberg Mountains. Each property has its own individual character and unique location that reflects the local environment, culture and cuisine. They all share the qualities central to The Red Carnation’s ethos that win them so many prestigious awards – splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests.

For more information about The Red Carnation Hotel Collection, please call toll free from the USA/Canada at1.877.955.1515 or from Europe, Australia and New Zealand at + 800.1698.8740. Visit us or email

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About The TreadRight Foundation
The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is a part of a joint initiative with The TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation established by The Travel Corporation to encourage sustainable tourism within our own family of brands and in the places we visit. To date, TreadRight has donated more than US $2 million to sustainable tourism projects around the world. To find out more about our work with TreadRight visit: .

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