See in the changing seasons at the historic Alphen Hotel
Found in the leafy suburb of Constantia, The Alphen offers a luxury five-star experience to guests of its luxury hotel or visitors to the three eateries located on the grounds. Combining historical architecture with contemporary elegance, a stay at The Alphen is guaranteed to ignite imagination and encourage a sense of adventure with a range of exciting activities to do in the area.
The Alphen’s unique location puts it at the centre of things to do in Constantia. Whether one wants to explore the surrounding wine estates or simply relax over fine food, there is sure to be something to tempt the entire family. Take in local arts, crafts and curios at the various markets held in the area – popular venues include the Earth Fair Food Market, The Range Night Market and the Constantia Waldorf Organic Market.
For children and the young at heart, exciting escapades can be enjoyed at the Acrobranch Adventure Park, or whizzing through the treetops with Cape Town Ziplining and Forest Adventures. Once the adrenalin has worn off, take in the rich winemaking culture of the area with Constantia Wine Tours and take a trip back in time at Buitenverwachting, Steenberg, Groot Constantia and many more.
Get a taste of the extraordinary talent our country produces with a visit to the newly opened Norval Foundation – a celebration of the works of famous local artists like Cecil Skotnes, Gerard Sekoto and Irma Stern.
When appetite calls, guests of The Alphen can unwind over cocktails at Incognito, light meals at la Belle Bistro & Bakery or pair modern Italian cuisine with South African art at Blanko – with all three restaurants conveniently located within the grounds of the hotel. As the leaves of the iconic oak trees fade to shades to red and brown, a stay at The Alphen will ensure that guests experience the best of what Constantia has to offer.