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Sun City - The Cabanas

Sun City - The Cabanas

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948 Reviews
Guide Price £1,529 per person
Based on 09 October 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with Virgin Atlantic, staying for 7 nights bed and breakfast in a Standard Lake Facing Room (2 adults sharing) including return transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Relaxed, casual and perfect for families

The most laidback and casual of all Sun City's hotels, The Cabanas is a great base from which to explore the region and has an abundance of activities aimed at children which make it the ideal choice for families.  Fun facilities include the kid's pool, mini golf, children’s play area and bird and animal sanctuary whilst the Palm Terrace serves a wide range of dish options to suit all the family. 

Small, informal cabana-style blocks open out to lush, tropical gardens, which lead down to the lake and Waterworld.

With its informal and casual elegance, nearby casino and array of water-based activities – including jetskis, water skiing, parasailing and sunset cruises – The Cabanas is also appealing to adults. Wi-Fi is available for a fee.

  • Families will have fun at Waterworld and Animal World
  • Catch the regular resort shuttle and spend the day at the Valley of Waves
  • Abundance of children's activities and kids' club

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Trusted
  • Check-in Time:
    14:00
  • Check-out Time:
    11:00
  • 380 rooms
  • Transfer duration: approx. three hours from Johannesburg Airport.

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Free parking
  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Board Basis Options

  • Bed & Breakfast

For Families

  • Babysitting
  • Kid's Club
  • Kid's Pool
Location Highlights

Sun City - The Cabanas

  • approx. three hours from Johannesburg Airport.
948 Reviews 46% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 178
  • Very Good 329
  • Average 233
  • Poor 112
  • Terrible 96

What to Expect

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Mar 19, 2019

Amazing porters & shuttle staff

The rooms were clean, furnished, with a safe and mini fridge. Ice and iron available on request. Breakfast was full of choice with dedicated vegetarian section for meat-less eggs but the wasps drowned in some of fruit syrup and covered the maple syrup so we left breakfast in a rush daily. I understand the location is outdoors so it's hard to manage but it did affect our comfort. Free shuttle to restaurants (sun central) and soho (casino and two other restaurants) and Spar Supermarket. I must give a special shout out to all the porters because they work so hard to get our luggage to the rooms with no lift. I stayed in block 26 and the uphill walk to the restaurant, pool and reception was difficult for my pensioner parents so just note that in the booking. Overall, I would recommend but watch the price and if there's not too much in it, upgrade to Cascades or Palace for luxury because this isn't a luxurious stay but is a clean, friendly and convenient stay.
Mar 19, 2019

Exceptional

Gauteng, South Africa

Rooms are very cean and the linen crispy clean, bath rooms wonerfull, very nice place to relax, and rewind., and with very nice shade from trees, and with a beautifu aroma from the plants around.there is a pool and bar, very beautiful scenery. transport around the resort is available all times.
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Sun City - The Cabanas

Facilities

Swimming Pool

The Cabana's hotel has a large main swimming pool for guests to enjoy a relaxing swim.

Valley of the Waves

Located near the resort, Valley of the Waves offers something for all the family, from lazy river rides to the Temple of Courage which is a 17 metre drop down a 70 metre slide.Opening times: summer (September-April) 9:00am-6:00pm; winter (May-August) 10:00am-5:00pm. An entrance fee applies.

Sun City - The Cabanas

Room Types

Standard room

Standard Room

Standard Rooms have one double or twin beds, shower, air conditioning, TV, minibar, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Standard Family Room

Standard Family Rooms have similar facilities to the standard rooms. In addition, these rooms have a sleeper couch that can accommodate two small children.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Family room

Upstairs Lake-Facing Family Room

With a view facing the lake, these rooms are ideal for guests travelling with children. The rooms have twin or double beds according to your needs and also a sleep couch which can accommodate two children.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Standard Twin Lake-Facing Room

These rooms are similar to the standard twin room, in addition the rooms have a lake-facing view.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Ground Lake-Facing Family Room

These room types are very similar to the upstairs lake-facing family rooms, the only difference being they are located on the ground floor.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Shower over bath
  • Telephone
  • Towels included

Standard Disabled Room

The Disabled Rooms have been designed with easy accessibility in mind for wheelchair users. These rooms offer a casual, comfortable environment and include two twin beds, en suite bathroom with a maxi-shower and handrails.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Hairdryer
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Sun City - The Cabanas

Food & Drink

Treasure Island Snack Bar

Located on a deck overlooking the Waterworld Lake, Treasure Island snack bar offers light meals and snacks.

The Palm Terrace

The Palm Terrace restaurant caters for a family adventure and offers a range of cuisines to suit every taste. Opening times: breakfast: (winter) 7:00am-11:00am (summer) 6:30am-11:30am. dinner: (summer) 6:30pm-10:00pm

Board Basis Options

Bed & Breakfast
Sun City - The Cabanas

Family Friendly Facilities

Kamp Kwena Kids' Club

Located on The Cabanas' lawn, Kamp Kwena offers children's programmes, providing childcare and a whole host of activities.

Children's Pool

The Cabanas' hotel has its own children's pool for kids to enjoy without disturbing other guests.

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