Nothing quite beats the feeling of entering the buffet area of a 5-star hotel. The only thing is you usually have to be on holiday to do it. Not any more, my friends. Check out your new favourite Summer lunch spot..
The fight for the world’s top luxury hotel chain position gets fiercer every year. Personally I don’t buy into chains or groups, I prefer individual relationships, built over time. Which is why this ad is so good..
Qantas has now added the world’s longest longhaul passenger flight to their routes – giving customers non-stop travel from Sydney to Dallas.
Celebs being spotted in Cape Town are not a rare sight, but we still like to keep you updated on what they are doing and where they are doing it. Sean and Charlize headed up to Langebaan on Sunday for some quiet birthday celebrations.
That’s cheese – as in the dairy – we’re talking about. And if you happen to be a lover of all things cheese, then we have a piece of drool-inducing information which will send you into a gruyère and Emmentaler encrusted daydream..
We all want to go to outer-space and enjoy the stars and planetary eye-candy up there, but there’s a more simple way to get that fix right now.
Looking for something different to do this winter? Whether you’ve been neglecting brandy from your personal drinks menu, or whether you’re an extreme lover of the stuff, The Mount Nelson have created an incredible brandy and tapas pairing to warm up your insides.
I’m not sure if you know this, but the Mount Nelson Hotel (or, the Nellie, as we like to call her) likes to reward South Africans for the hard work of living in such a beautiful country by offering specials that apply to SA residents, only. And they’re a flipping steal.
There aren’t many venues in Cape Town which cater for the modern day ‘wine and dine’ crowd. Our man on the ground, Steviemyboy, took young Sophie for a spin and found just the place..
I’ve just received a slightly frantic email from Seth, instructing me to tell you about the “greatest app ever invented.” It’s called Cloak, and the man is literally plutzing. He almost phoned me to tell me about it.
Not content with their eco-friendly courtesy car and equally planet-saving earthworm farm, the Mount Nelson hotel has another climate-change-reversing offering for Cape Town visitors and locals alike – electric bicycle rentals!
One of the worlds rarest and most coveted diamonds has been found at the Cullinan mine in Pretoria – and sent straight to London.
Satisfying the pallets of 20 demanding relatives at Christmas time is harder than trying to prevent Kim Kardashian from taking a selfie. And lets not even talk about the mountain of dishes that’s casting a shadow over any hope you have of enjoying the rest of the day. Question: why put yourself through it? Mount Nelson will provide you with a decadent four-course meal that suits everybody’s taste buds. Just sit back, relax, and let the experts do the dishes. We promise even your mother-in-law will be hard-pressed to find fault.
Mmm, you like that picture, don’t you? It’s just one of many drool-inducing dishes on the new menu at the Mount Nelson’s Planet Bar. Add that to one of the only outdoor lunch/dinner dining experiences in Cape Town, and you’re laughing. We have the menu..
Those in the know will tell you about the effortless vibe going down at the Oasis Bistro, next to the pool at the Mount Nelson. No parking hassles, civilised, laid-back, and you won’t have to keep running into those losers you find in town.
So you’ve packed on a few during winter and you’re panicky about heading into summer looking the way you do. I don’t blame you. While you work on reducing your carb intake, how about getting some panel beating done?
Our friends over at 7days.co.za heard that you missed out on booking yourself a long weekend, so they’re helping you get a one-up on your mates by giving you the chance to win yourself the keys to a stunning Lexus IS 350 for the weekend, and dinner for two at the Mount Nelson’s ultra-exclusive Planet [...]
A friend of mine said she couldn’t get a table at the Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo, but her friend knew the chef and they setup a table in the kitchen. But it wasn’t a downgrade – it was a coup of note! And you can do the same – right here in Cape Town.
These moments don’t come along very often, friends. And it’s only a matter of time before Haute Cabriere’s powers that be change their minds. So best you MOVE!
Amstel Lager got the digital world talking on Friday, 5 July when they released their new ad, exclusively online. “The Chef” is a follow-up to “The Boxer” and is once again a celebration of taking your time to do something the right way. But this time round, the story focuses on Simphiwe Nzima, a young [...]
Having a chilly winter? You have to be honest, in horrible weather, getting up, out and cooking are the last things on anyone’s mind. The Mount Nelson Hotel is letting us in on a Simply Sublime secret – their latest winter deals. Now when you wake up from your comfortable night’s sleep in your luxurious [...]
Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg is inviting you into his kitchen. Guests can now come to the Mount Nelson and literally take part in the kitchen’s ambiance. This custom designed and interactive culinary experience gives guests the opportunity to enjoy their meal in the heart of the hotel’s flamboyant kitchen. Now you can enjoy your lunch at an intimate table just inches away from the acclaimed [...]
It’s getting cold out and what better way to treat yourself than with a relaxing and warm spa day. Mount Nelson knows what you are going through – so they have thoughtfully put together some amazing winter specials at their popular Librisa Spa, catering for everyones needs. From exfoliating your skin to getting rid of [...]
Ok I think we’re there now, gang. We need to accept it – summer is over. But that’s not a bad thing, it’s actually fantastic. Because now it’s time for winter specials! Fireplaces and schnooki-shcnooki! Check it out:
Given it’s classic, stately vibe, the Mount Nelson is objectively the best hotel to choose if you’re going to survive the winter in Cape Town with any shred of sanity in tact. The Nellie is beckoning us for a snuggle in her classy arms with these stunning specials.
Look at all the 2oceansvibe partners. See how different they are from the rubbish freebies some people seem to love getting? Maybe then you’ll understand why we can only accept 100 of you to join the 2ov Top 100. This is how it works.
I have just settled down next to the heated pool. This after a game of tennis, some brekkie and a 10 minute steam followed by a shower. Things could be worse. How other hotels can claim to be 5-stars, I don’t know.
Let’s be honest, you probably haven’t made plans for the Easter Weekend yet. It’s a long one, and it deserves something special, but work has been so hectic since the new year kicked off, and you honestly haven’t had the time to call up a handful of B&B’s in Paternoster. And then you’re wrestling with [...]
At the end of last month, we predicted that these two guys would probably die. Well, here’s our steaming humble pie. Two British adventurers, Philip Young(64) and Paul Brace (45), left Cape Town on 1 February for a trans-continental drive. The two left the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town in their 875cc Fiat Panda, to drive the [...]