SUNDOWN COUNTRY ESTATE
Sundown Country Estate is situated in the greater Pilanesberg region and is a short 12km drive from the Sun City Resort and the malaria-free Big 5 Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The hotel is a well-known icon, and a popular retreat for those looking for a bushveld getaway, offering guests a tranquil environment to while away one’s time sipping a chilled chardonnay at our poolside bar. Sundown Country Estate caters for a broad spectrum of clientele, ranging from the weary FIT guest right through to the larger Groups, Incentive & Corporate Conferencing guest. The conference facilities can accommodate up to 200 delegates and has all of the required equipment necessary.
The hotel is uniquely positioned on a 800ha reserve, which is home to a variety of general plains game such as zebra, giraffe, warthog, impala, healthy bird life… to name a few. A safari on the reserve can be arranged for guests with our friendly and hospitable staff at the main reception. The central guest facilities at Sundown Country Estate includes two indoor dining areas – namely the Aloes Restaurant and the Pilanesberg Restaurant which also has an outside terrace overlooking the swimming pool area. The main indoor bar is a welcome reprieve from the hot African sun, with an extensive variety of chilled beverage to quench one’s thirst. Alternatively, our poolside bar, which overlooks our swimming pool and manicured gardens, is a popular choice for those guests wanting to soak up the sunshine. There is also a gym facility on offer to all guests staying with us, which has a variety of exercise equipment on hand.
Accommodation at Sundown Country Estate comprises of 42 twin rooms, 42 double rooms and 16 family rooms, offering a generous capacity of 242 beds – all featuring air-conditioning, satellite TV, tea/coffee making facility, mini-safes, hairdryers and in room telephones (communicate to the hotel reception or make an external phone call).
A variety of activities are available through the hotel. Quad biking, horse riding, mini-game drive, mountain biking, are just a few to mention – all of which are conducted on the 800ha reserve that the hotel is situated on. A comprehensive list of these activities can be obtained from the main reception at the hotel.
For most of our guests, the thrill of seeing Africa’s mighty Big 5 is the highlight of their experience whilst staying with us. Sundown Country Estate will also offer guests the opportunity to take part in either a mid-morning, afternoon or full day safari in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Guests will be transferred to the Pilanesberg Reserve whereby they will be greeted by their knowledgeable safari guide – ready to show them the magnificent fauna & flora of this impressive game reserve. The Pilanesberg safaris are conducted through a specific operator which has partnered with the hotel, ensuring that the guests overall experience and expectations are not only met but exceeded. Bookings are on a request basis and all information is obtainable from the main Reception at Sundown Country Estate .
The ever-impressive Sun City Resort which includes the Valley of Waves, Paragliding, golf at the world renown Gary Player GC & Lost City GC, crocodile sanctuary, and the Entertainment Centre, are all within close enough proximity for guests to enjoy.
R565, Rustenburg, 0301
Tel: +27 (0) 14 573 1000
Cell: 083 633 3243