Diamonds are a guest’s best friend at Cape Grace, Cape Town

17th Aug 2011
Diamonds are a guest’s best friend at Cape Grace, Cape Town

Cape Grace, Cape Town’s most exclusive waterfront hotel has launched a 3-night package in collaboration with Platandia, Africa’s leading luxury jewellery brand. Guests staying in one of the hotel’s top suites will have the opportunity to enjoy a unique and once in a lifetime African jewellery experience and leave with a special gift of a ¼ carat diamond.

The ultimate in glamorous treats, the Rare and Extraordinary Experiences package gives guests access to view some of the Earth’s rarest gems from the privacy of their room with a customised design and bespoke consultation with Platandia’s Master Goldsmith.  Furthermore, Platandia is also offering a personal gift of a ¼ carat diamond valued at 10% of the room accommodation rate. Guests who have purchased the package additionally receive complimentary luxury airport transfers and a bottle of sparkling wine with Cape Grace signature handmade chocolates on arrival at the hotel.

Platandia was founded in 1995, by a team who are passionate about creating personalised handmade pieces of jewellery for discerning clients to treasure for a lifetime.  Working with the Earth’s rarest resources of diamond, tanzanite and platinum, Platandia incorporates the client’s personal taste and ideas whilst guiding them with specialist knowledge to ensure the perfect creation.

Cape Grace is one of South Africa’s most renowned luxurious hotels located on its own private quay in the V+A Waterfront. Showcasing elegantly refashioned Cape inspired interiors, the 120 custom designed rooms and suites have spectacular views looking out towards Table Mountain and the International Marina. The Spa, located on the top floor, is African inspired with superb panoramic views of the city and surrounding area, offering a wide range of indulgent treatments. Signal, the signature restaurant has a fantastic locally inspired menu whilst Bascule, the wine and whisky bar offers over 400 varieties of whiskies, located on the vibrant waterfront.

The Rare and Extraordinary Experiences Package costs are per double room per night (applicable in 1, 2, 3 Bedroom Suites and Penthouse Suites) and includes the following:


  Minimum stay of 3 consecutive nights
  An arrival airport transfer in a luxury BMW
  Bottle of chilled sparkling wine and home-made chocolates in-room on arrival
  Luxury Chauffeur transfer to Platandia, Africa’s leading luxury jewellery brand, for a private viewing of unparalleled quality gemstones or choose to have the viewing in Suite
  A personal gift from Platandia of a ¼ carat diamond (Colour G/I Clarity VS/SI) valued at 10% of room accommodation at Cape Grace
  Customised design and a bespoke consultation with the Platandia’s Master Goldsmith

·  Hand-delivery of purchase direct to guests room at Cape Grace.


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