Fast Facts

  • Location:Sun City, North West Province
  • Best Time to Visit: throughout the year
  • How to reach: By road from Johannesburg City Airport
  • Nearest railway station: Johannesburg Railway Station
  • Nearest International Airport: Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg
  • Time required for sightseeing: 1 day

The Palace of the Lost City is a destination of bewilderment. It would be a gross understatement to classify The Palace of the Lost City in Sun City as a super deluxe tourist accommodation. Bewildering are the facts that have gone behind the construction of this stupendous edifice. 600,000 truck loads of earth were needed to fill the site which has an expanse of 125 tennis courts. The surface area of all water bodies within the premises of this superior are enough to cover 40 football fields.

Scattered sandstone remnants of ancient African cities have inspired the establishment of the Palace of the Lost City in a hidden valley of mysterious Planesburg Mountains. Life here moves in the rhythms of ancient nobility and the ease of royal households. The opulence is reflected in its mosaics, rich carvings, grandeur and abundance. The mammoth bronze elephant in the Elephant Court is a superlative creation in bronze. This is an idol of Shawu one of the seven magnificent elephants with the largest tusks of Kruger National Park. The Palace in Sun City is a classic representation of African fantasy created by its jungles, streams, cliff-tumbling gardens and waterfalls. According to popular belief this palatial hotel has been built on the site of a royal residence of an ancient African civilization. The imperial faí§ade with brilliant blue water bodies in the foreground and green undulating hills in the background gives a majestic appearance to this massive building. As you enter this palace, the 25 meter high lobby would floor you.

In Sun City Palace of the Lost City indulge yourself in any of its 338 rooms and suites overlooking the jungles or water bodies. With contemporary furnishing and all imaginable amenities you stay like a sultan in these rooms. Exemplary dining facilities at Villa del Palazzo or the Crystal Court coupled with the outstanding selection of the rarest vintage wines and choicest liquor at the gracious Tusk Bar gives you an elevated indulgence.

Pamper yourself at the Gary Player Health Spa or the Grand Pool for a complete rejuvenation. Try your hand in the two golf courses equipped to test your skills at even the highest .professional level. Spend a day at the Planesberg Nature Reserve and catch a glimpse of the big five namely, lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and leopard. Dance the night away to swaying music at the Silhouette Nightclub and when tired retire to bed to a lion’s distant roar.

The Palace of the Lost City in Sun City enables you to live life akin to a king. Do not miss this lifetime opportunity of being a lord for at least a couple of days.

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