At a glance
- The hotel offers both walking and car tours
- Venture out into the famous Cape Winelands
- Oasis Pool
- Yoga sessions
- Pool-side Service available from November – April
Homosexuality is regarded as a complex issue in much of Africa, but in South Africa it’s far easier. South Africa is the unofficial gay capital of Africa and you’ll find Africa’s biggest LGBTQ+ community in Cape Town.
Cape Town boasts a vibrant and open LGBTQ scene centered in lively neighborhoods like De Waterkant. Find buzzing nightclubs, cafes, beaches, and cultural events catering to the LGBTQ community. Cape Town prides itself on diversity and self-expression.
Same-sex marriage has been legal since 2006, and LGBTQ+ people are protected from discrimination by the constitution. However, negative social attitudes can persist in some rural areas of South Africa, so it’s wise to be cautious when heading outside of major cities.
Most Deluxe Rooms have a walk-in wardrobe, a marble bathroom with a separate bath and shower, and a balcony with courtyard views.
These spacious Superior Rooms feature one King-sized bed or two twin beds.
Each Garden Cottage Suite sits behind a scented rose garden with a white picket fence. It’s ideal for a romantic hideaway or honeymooners.
With a hint of 18th-century opulence, the Honeysuckle Cottages were decorated by Graham Viney, with Indian prints and a modern luxe space.
Dining at The Belmond Mount Nelson
The Belmond Mount Nelson offers a range of dining options including
- The Oasis Restaurant
- The Lounge
- Planet Bar
- Chef’s Table
- Lord Nelson Restaurant
Chef Rudi Liebenberg and his team at Lord Nelson Restaurant serve up a menu with a selection of bold classic dishes.
Lunches at Oasis Bistro overlooking the pool are leisurely, with the inclusion of live jazz music on Sundays. The menu consists of a Mediterranean buffet as well as an a la carte menu.
The afternoon tea at Mount Nelson Hotel has an array of enticing treats, ranging from rare roast beef, smoked salmon-filled finger sandwiches to lemon meringue pie or freshly baked scones served with preserves and cream.
The stylish Planet Bar is the place to be while you sip on cocktails like The Pink Lady or try a glass of South African Méthode Cap Classique accompanied by fresh local oysters.
Jaike RoweLuxury Travel Expert
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"The cosmopolitan hub of Cape Town is often overlooked as a fantastic travel destination. It has a palpably vibrant character and a flourishing food scene. I'd recommend it to anyone wanting to experience something completely different. "Contact us
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