Winter is sizzling at Sun City


Words: The Mail Room PR

Winter sizzles at the magical Sun City where there is a super-charged line-up of entertainment, shows and outdoor activities to ward off the chill. One of South Africa’s premier vacation and entertainment destinations, Sun City, hosts a myriad of events throughout the year.

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This season, visitors to the resort can look forward to a variety of entertainment including music concerts and comedy shows. Amongst the highlights is the much-anticipated MTN Joyous Celebration on 20 June; Elvis se Seun and Irene-Louis van Wyk in concert on 3 July; South Africa’s infamous satirical puppet Chester Missing and his comedian sidekick Conrad Koch on 4 July, and Troye the Hypnotist on 17 July.

As always, there are talented artists and bands on the bill to perform during the holidays at Sun City’s vibrant venues; Harlequins; Luma Bar & Lounge; Traders and Cherry.

“Regardless of the season, Sun City is an enticing destination which boasts a diverse choice of entertainment, dining and sporting options. It is this exciting diversity, available at one stunning location, which has kept our resort at the pinnacle of choice for local andinternational travelers since the early 1980s. We are constantly evolving to ensure that we remain a preferred holiday destination; a place for friends,families and colleagues to build memories,” Mike van Vuuren, Managing Executive at Sun City.

The resort, attracting over three million visitors annually, offers unmatched leisure experiences for all tastes, desires and ages. Sun City’s accommodation options include the opulent Palace of the Lost City; the 5-star Cascades Hotel; the 4-star Sun City Hotel & Casino; the 3-star, family-friendly Cabanas Hotel, and the self-catering Sun Vacation Club. Sun City boasts a vibrant casino; magnificent sporting and recreational activities; two world-class golf courses, and a dazzling selection of restaurants, retail stores; night clubs; bars, cinemas, and cafes.

The Valley of Waves, where guests can enjoy hours of sunbathing, surfing and adrenalin-inducing rides, re-opens on 27 June, following annual maintenance, and just in time for school holidays. There is also water sports; the ever-popular holiday programmes arranged for children at Kamp Kwena; the Sun City aviary, jogging trails, quad biking, clay pigeon shooting, floodlit tennis courts, the Maze of the Lost City, and the world’s longest Zip Slide.

Sun City’s proximity to the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park means visitors can conveniently and easily observe Africa’s Big Five and other wildlife in their natural habitat.

The casino has recently undergone a multi-million rand refurbishment to refresh and rejuvenate the floor of Sun International’s first gaming facility, established in 1979, introducing South Africans to Las Vegas style sophistication in gaming.

The upgrade, completed in November 2014 has transformed the casino. The new interiors and layout of the casino point to the vibrant, fun-loving, yet sophisticated personality of the Sun City Casino. Owned by Sun International, southern Africa’s premier gaming, hospitality and entertainment group, Sun City offers guests the assurance of quality entertainment experiences, premium facilities, and the unparalleled high standard of service for which the company is renowned.

Sun City has created value-added packages that people visiting the resort can take advantage of throughout winter. The Winter Madness campaign, which offers discounts on accommodation at Sun City, runs until August 2015.

Guests staying at The Cascades, Sun City Hotel & Casino, Cabanas and Sun Vacation Club between now and 31 August 2015 will receive a complimentary voucher booklet comprising specialoffers, great deals and discounts on food and beverage at participating outlets. One voucher booklet will be issued per room or chalet on arrival. These include amongst other offers, 25% discount on food at The Calabash and PalmTerrace restaurants; 15% off a pizza at Tree Tops, Cherry and Luma Bar, and a 250g Jack Daniels flambéed rump for R95.

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