Sun City Casino Resort was established in 1979 under the flagship of Sun International Gambling and Hotel Group. Considered as South Africa’s most beautiful, prominent, and full-fledged entertainment destination, Sun City has set a standard that only a few casinos in the world can manage to reach. The vast and luxurious facility that comprises a hotel, casino, and entertainment spot rests on one of the most amazing landscapes in South Africa. Indeed, it stands neck to neck with the famous Pilanesberg National Park that attracts thousands of visitors within and across the South Africa’s borders. Operating under the banner “A Million Thrills in One Destination,” this casino is conveniently located in the North West Province near Johannesburg.
Sun City boasts of a dazzling casino complex that offers all gaming amenities all under one roof. Incorporated in its floor are advanced slot machines and a decent selection of table games. Dining and accommodation are first class in Sun City. In addition, there are more than enough scores of dining options at this resort with each offering more exquisite serving than the next. Sun City Casino Resort offers scrumptious culinary delights for any taste bud. Guests can enjoy dining at various venues from the Italian-influenced Villa del Palazzo to Crystal Court which is synonymous with excellent cuisines of international standards.
The Sun City Casino Resort boasts more than 1500 high-end rooms and luxury suites spread across the facility’s four hotels and a vacation club. For example, visitors who wish to spend quality time at this complex can choose to stay at the Sun City’s Cascades Hotel which offers unmatched tropical tranquility. Besides, they may also opt to stay at the family-friendly Cabanas Hotel that features over 380 comfortable rooms, the five-star Place of the Lost City, or the Sun City Vacation Club which offers three types of self-catering accommodations.
In addition to the casino, restaurants, and hotels, Sun City also features a hugely impressive golf course that’s popular for hosting the famous Sun City Million Dollar Challenge as well other live shows every year.
Located at the famous Place of the Lost City, Plume is a romantic space that offers an elegant menu comprising classic French cuisine infused with a unique African twist in an excellent modern setting. This popular eatery is a premium dining destination that offers a menu which will surely match your mood while at the casino. Take a little time out with your loved ones and indulge in fine bubbly from the Plume Champagne Bar. While at it, consider wearing semi-formal attire and head to the Plume to enjoy its tasty menu that blends the delicious French cookery to the visual impact of the African fare.
Have a taste of the very best from the world at Sun City’s Crystal Court, a premium venue that exudes sophisticated design and elegant interior decor. Crystal Court international menu matches its grand proportions while its floor-to-ceiling arched windows allow excellent views of the lush gardens, lovely water features, and the sparkling glimpses of the Grand pool located on the far end. Its menu is not only appealing to visitors who want a quick bite but also to those looking for an extensive breakfast buffet, long lunches, lavish dinners, and sumptuous celebration delicacies. For lovers of Africa’s sea denizen, Crystal Court is the home of all African fresh seafood.
The Grill Room is a cozy, traditional steakhouse that overlooks the Palace’s lakes and offers some of the best steaks in the region. Encapsulating the gist of a New York-style steakhouse, this joint ensures that guests enjoy a private dining experience with a finely selected cuisine that’s overly complemented by a very tasty wine collection. However, what’s even more appealing about this restaurant is the mood, ambiance, service, and the spectacular views it boasts.
Having been in existence for over a decade, Fishmonger has grown to become the leading South African seafood franchise, offering an assortment of vegetarian dishes, Mediterranean cuisine, and Sushi. The uniquely prepared dishes offered here coupled with the friendly and efficient service have significantly contributed to its immense popularity. In addition, its unique décor creates a naturally warm and cozy atmosphere that helps to keep visitors coming back for more. The Fishmonger is open every day for lunch, dinner, and offers delicious fresh seafood, Sushi, and vegetarian dishes served in a casual environment.
Catch the early morning sun rays next to the pool and order vegetarian dishes and light fare from the snack bar at Santorini. This restaurant features elegant Mediterranean interior that opens up to a comfortable dining space serving freshest Italian, Greek, seafood and regional fare. Suitable for all sun worshippers, this premium venue offers a tasty menu which caters for your cravings as well as your health. Santorini starts to serve dinner at 6:30 pm and closes at 10:30 pm.
Offering Indian and Vegetarian cuisine, The Raj at Sun City is a Halaal-certified restaurant that takes guests on a daily epic food adventure. It serves lunch from 11 am to 3 pm while dinner starts from 6 pm to 10 pm. The restaurant features enchanting flavors, aromas, and spices on its menu thereby allowing guests to sample some of the best dishes from India. The highlights of the venue are the outdoor setting which allows you to take breathtaking views of the entire Sun City complex as well as the wine collection which features some of the tastiest in the world.
If you are in search of a place that offers mouthwatering Asian cuisine, The Orchid is the right venue. Their friendly customer service combined with the relaxed ambiance make this place a real haven. Enjoy their excellent dinner experience toned with a brilliant selection of wines and quality cuisine. Nothing is below par at this restaurant; authentic dishes make their way out of the well-kept kitchen ensuring that there is something for everyone. Besides, their Afro-Asian traditional dishes are delicately combined to give every delicacy a dizzying plethora of aromas, textures, and flavors. The Orchid offers intimately sophisticated décor which opens up to the beautiful dining space and the Sushi bar.
With a sitting capacity of 250 diners, the Bacado restaurant which is located at the Cabanas Hotel, focuses more on family dining, serving authentic and tasty dishes in a Mediterranean ambiance. Reservations are paramount if you want to eat at this place. You can indulge on anything here right from breakfast, lazy lunch, or sensual al fresco dinners.
Located at Soho Sun City Hotel, Legend restaurant provides a red carpet experience taking guests to a memory lane as they pay tribute to renowned personalities who have visited Sun City in the past. Their trendy grill house menu is well complemented by various delicious drinks that can be enjoyed while having endless conversations.
Inspired by the African vervet monkey, the Brew Monkey is a well-kept dining place that’s ideal for craft beers and artisanal meals. With its magnificent design that exudes rustic microbrewery aesthetics, this gastro pub overlooks the elegantly landscaped tidal pool of the Valley of Waves. The Brew Monkey offers a broad range of light meals including gourmet burgers, homemade pies, wholesome salads, tasty sliders, and snack baskets.
Located at the Soho Sun City Hotel, this outdoor venue sets an ample atmosphere of a lively dining experience. The Sun Terrace provides breathtaking views as well as a fine assortment of delicious food. It can accommodate a considerably large number of diners for a scrumptious breakfast or an African-style dinner.
Spend a cool afternoon at the Food Factory and enjoy the hearty and wholesome food served in this venue. Situated on the ground floor of Sun City complex near the Valley of Waves, Food Factory serves anything from pies, salads pizza, French fries, and burgers. Don’t forget to try their pop-up menu featuring falafels, battered fish, and veggie bunny chows.
Sun City Resort is the home to numerous annual awards from Miss South Africa, the Nedbank Golf Challenge, International Music Artists and so much more thanks to the Superbowl Arena that can hold up to 6,000 fans. Indeed, various famous musicians such as Bryan Adams, Frank Sinatra, Elton John and Rod Stewart among several others have performed in this arena.
Sun City Resort allows free access to the Valley of The Waves for visitors staying at any of the hotels or vocational club. Being one of the advanced water parks in Africa, this venue boasts of five exhilarating flume rides as well as the Lazy River that’s suitable for less adventurous guests who just want to float around at a calmer pace.
Established in September 2012, the Maze of the Lost City has become the focal attraction point of Sun City. Within it lies a 100m suspension bridge that allows you to enjoy spectacular views of the entire resort complex. Widely considered to be the largest permanent maze on this side of the globe, this spot is built with stones and wood in homage of the renowned Lost City. At its center sits a small bar where you can enjoy a few drinks as you watch a fun concerto from an amazing acoustic band.
Sun City offers various pools and other key recreational water facilities. The beautiful Cabanas pool and the Cascade pool are open to all resorts guests from morning to evening. Surrounded by palms and lushly green landscape, Sun City’s Main Hotel pool offers more than water relaxing adventures. As such, you can enjoy drinks served by various bar and restaurants surrounding the pool as you sunbathe on the pool chairs. Also, don’t skip the opportunity to rejuvenate at the big Olympic sized pool at the Palace of The Lost City.
Sun City also features some of the world’s most advanced water recreation facilities including the Valley of Waves water park, the Waterworld located in front of the Cabanas Hotel, the Royal Bath that lies adjacent to the Amphitheatre, as well as the Long John Silver Bumper Boats.
Located at the popular golf course, Country Club, the Gary Player Spa provides a plethora of services including massages, facials, and body treatment. Besides, this facility also features a state-of-the-art gym and workout center. Enjoy long day massages, patented leg treatment, or just indulge in therapeutically inspired activities in its rich country club setting.
Forming part of Gatsby International Health Spas Chain, the Royal Spa offers high-class signature therapies and treatments. Located at the high-end Palace of the Lost City Hotel, this spa offers its services inside the facility itself, at the Palace pool, or privately at the comfort of your hotel room.
This is a popular par-72 on 18 holes golf course found at the Sun City. Constructed on an extinct volcano in 1978, the Gary Player Golf Course adheres to the US PGA specifications and has been rated several times as the best golf spot in South Africa. Players from all over the world converge here for the annual the Nedbank Golf Challenge.