Cascades Hotel at Sun City

The Cascades Hotel at Sun City is perched atop a gentle hill overlooking a green tropical landscape that is replete with an abundance of water features. 

The Hotel’s recent makeover was inspired by the Mediterranean, and as a result, it exudes a calm elegance that is reflected in its refined décor as well as its exotic location. 

The Cascades Hotel provides guests with a wide variety of rooming options, ranging from regular rooms to superior luxury rooms, from luxurious family rooms to a deluxe presidential suite. Additionally, the hotel has a garden suite and two rooms that are accessible for guests who use wheelchairs. 

Every accommodation and suite at the hotel offers a stunning view of the large beach area and the verdant grounds that surround it. The price you pay gets you unfettered access to Sun City’s Valley of Waves as well as a full English breakfast buffet. 

The Cascades Hotel has designed a miniature paradise that is reminiscent of an oasis in the desert. This mini-paradise is the ideal place to get away from the madding masses and serves as an excellent home base from which to explore the enchantment of the broader Pilanesberg area. 

Pilanesberg National Park is renowned the world over for its rich variety of flora and fauna, including the “Big 5” game animals. Satisfy your need for excitement by visiting this park or get swept up in the excitement of the thriving nightlife that Sun City has to offer. 

In the renowned Peninsula restaurant within the Hotel, guests can indulge in a variety of mouth-watering dishes. Luma Bar and Lounge is where you want to be to take in the global environment. 

Laze away yet another warm afternoon beside the crystal-clear pool or lift your spirits in the hotel’s jacuzzi. 

Take your time as you make your way through the expansive grounds and the aviary, both of which are teeming with different species of birds. Playing some tennis at the hotel will get your appetite going. 

You can also check in with your office from the business centre, which is fully stocked with all of the necessary amenities.

It takes 45 minutes to get to Rustenburg from Pilanesberg Game Reserve, and about an hour and a half to drive from Johannesburg to Sun City. The Cascades Hotel is located right next to Pilanesberg National Park.

It features lush tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls, an outdoor heated swimming pool and a pair of dining establishments.

Each of the several rooms available at this property are tastefully arranged in either a contemporary or traditional style and come complete with a flat-screen satellite TV, a seating area, and facilities for making tea and coffee. The bathroom is stocked with complimentary products, and select rooms include a Jacuzzi tub.

One of the restaurants at The Cascades is The Peninsula, a fine dining establishment that serves meals throughout the day, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Bocado Restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine as well as vegetarian options, and guests can enjoy cocktails at the Luma Bar.

In addition to a tennis court, casino, Gary Player-designed 18-hole golf course, and the man-made beach of the Valley of Waves, this resort boasts a variety of facilities for its guests to enjoy.


Named for the waterfalls and calming pools that trickle throughout the property, the 5-star Cascades hotel is an oasis of calm in the midst of the Sun City Resort and in close proximity to all the activities Sun City has to offer.

You have a choice of 241 guest rooms, consisting of 97 standard rooms, 39 superior luxury rooms, 15 luxury balconied rooms, 78 family rooms, 6 luxury suites, 1 presidential suite, 2 superior suites, 1 

garden suite and 2 paraplegic rooms.

Rooms are soundproof with more luxury amenities like a minibar, kettle, complimentary coffee and tea, and a working desk.All rooms overlook the gardens and the white sands of the pool’s beach area.

Standard Room Features provided are a flat screen TV with satellite channels, universal plug points (voltage 220/240V), blackout curtains and air conditioning, a laptop safe, as well as a hairdryer and telephone.

Included in the standard room service is free WiFi, breakfast, and 24-hours room service. A turndown service and newspapers are available on request.

Interleading rooms are available and rooms either have garden or pool views.


The Valley of Waves and a number of other fascinating activities, as well as Sun Central, the entertainment centre of Sun City, are both located in close proximity to one another.

The Peninsula, a lakeside restaurant that is both magnificent and elegant, features some of the finest examples of cuisine from across the world on its menu. A resident pianist entertains during supper. The Peninsula Restaurant is able to host dinners for parties ranging in size from one to seventy guests. 

This restaurant features a delectable menu selection, the primary emphasis of which is placed on South African cuisine, and an interesting combination of flavours that is intended to excite the senses. 

The Peninsula Bar, which is conveniently located just next to the Peninsula Restaurant, is the perfect place to kick back, relax, and enjoy a drink before dinner. 

Located by the pool, the Santorini restaurant serves Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. There are a total of 104 seats available within the main restaurant, 86 of which are located in the Terrace and Island parts of the dining establishment. 

The restaurant has a number of additional elements, one of which is a live pizza station equipped with a traditional wood-burning oven.  Cocktails and full bar service are available at this bar, which is part of the Santorini restaurant.

After a long day spent in the scorching African sun, guests can come to the Vistas Bar, which is open every day of the week and features a breath-taking view of the landscaped gardens and water features.

No matter which hotel you choose to stay in while visiting Sun City Resort, you will have access to the same assortment of amenities and activities that are offered across the resort. 

For children there are cots and a babysitter service available, as well as a playground, playroom and kids programme.

The Kwena Gardens (Crocodile Farm) and the aviary can be visited, or guests can work up a sweat on the hotel’s tennis courts.


The Cascades hotel is an excellent starting point for exploring the rest of what Sun City has to offer. 

Take a stroll down to Waterworld’s lakeside beach, where you can jetski, water ski, parasail, or take a sunset cruise. Allow your children to be entertained at Kamp Kwena, Rock Venture Mini Golf, or Animal World.

Sun City Casino, which has hundreds of exciting slot machines and over 40 popular table games, is a 5-minute walk away. 

Combine the thrills of parachuting, water sports, and parasailing. A sunset cruise around the private lake is a great way to end the day. The lake is surrounded by exciting activities such as mini cars, putt putt, trampolines, bumper boats, and a playground.

The Valley of Waves is one of the most advanced water parks in the world, where hydraulic mechanisms can generate a 1,8 metre wave every 90 seconds. The water park has some exhilarating flume rides. Golfers can enjoy a round on either of two world class 18 hole championship golf courses – The Gary Player Golf Course and The Lost City Golf Course.

The beautiful adjoining Pilanesberg National Park will delight game viewers because it is malaria-free and home to the Big 5. Wildlife safari tour operators are located at the Welcome Centre, and guests can also enjoy individual game viewing in the park. Elephant encounters can also be arranged through the Welcome Centre.


  • Rates are quoted per room, per night, inclusive of the following:
  • Accommodation
  • Full English Breakfast
  • VAT at 15% (subject to change)
  • 1% Tourism Levy applicable on the accommodation portion of the rate
  • Complimentary entry into the Valley of waves and shuttle services within the resort.

Family Rooms are available where up to 2 adults and 2 children (17 years and under, on a sleeper couch) can stay, including breakfast for 2 children.


  • Is the Cascades Hotel easily accessible?

Yes, it takes about an hour and a half to drive from Johannesburg to Sun City, which is located in the broader Pilanesberg area. Sun City is in the perfect location for quick access to Pilanesberg National Park, which is a game area that has been verified as being free of malaria.

  • Can you visit a game park with the Big 5 during a visit to the Cascades Hotel?

Yes, Sun City is in the perfect location for quick access to Pilanesberg National Park, which is a game area and home to the Big 5. 

  • Is the Cascades Hotel child-friendly

Yes, family Rooms are available where up to 2 adults and 2 children (17 years and under, on a sleeper couch) can stay.

  • Is there enough activities around the Cascades Hotel to keep guests entertained?

Yes, several activities including jet skiing, water skiing, parachuting, water sports, and parasailing, is available, as well as fun at the Valley of Waves, the Sun City Casino and mini cars, putt putt, trampolines, bumper boats, and a playground.

  • How accessible is the Cascades Hotel for guests in wheelchairs?

It takes about an hour and a half to drive from Johannesburg to Sun City, which is located in the broader Pilanesberg area