Aquila Game Reserve in Cape Town is a luxury four star establishment. Accommodation options at Aquila are premier, luxury or standard cottages. There is a 300 pax restaurant and smaller outdoor boma restaurant. Both serve steamy buffet-style meals, cooked by world class culinary fundies. Extending from the restaurant is a cosy cigar bar and lounge. Aquila has a 35 meter salt water swimming pool, with a trendy pool bar. There is also a conference centre, children's entertainment area, library, and curio shop.
Join us in our relaxing African spa using natural products that harness the medicinal powers of indigenous plants, flowers and herbs and are free from petrochemicals, synthetic ingredients, colourants and preservatives.
Spa facilities include: 1 large heated indoor pool, 1 cold indoor pool, steam room, sauna, nail bar, 10 treatment rooms, a couples or group treatment room and an outdoor pool.
The Tranquila Spa is a place of peace and serenity and as such access is subject to availability. Access to the Tranquila Spa is free to guests booked into the Premier Cottages and guests that have overnight stays for 2 nights and longer.
Day visitors can buy spa access to also make use of the locker and change rooms. The use of the spa facilities and all treatments are only available to Aquila guests and visitors.
Strictly no under 16 year olds are permitted in the spa.
Aquila Children's Entertainment Area
Aquila offers an indoor and outdoor children’s play area, with a variety of activities aimed at toddlers to pre-teens. The outside area has a mini-golf course, a sandpit and a wooden playground to delight your little ones. Offering daily activities and Junior Ranger program. The Children’s area is open from 8am to 8pm daily.
Aquila Overnight Restaurant
The triple volume restaurant is perfectly situated to offer breathtaking views of the reserve. The upstairs viewing area enables guests to enjoy cocktails while watching the sun set behind the magnificent Karoo Mountains. This thatched, spacious African-character building is the perfect setting for the extensive buffet-style meals served. Meals to suit all culinary/dietary requirements are prepared by our resident chefs, including traditional South African cuisine.
Complete with wall to ceiling windows for optimal viewing, the restaurant can seat 280 – 300 diners in comfort and large log fireplaces set a romantic mood. The restaurant opens up to a sunken boma area and the large, welcoming swimming pool.
Aquila Infinity Pool
The swimming pool has a length of 35 meters, and features a rim flow as well as ample decking for lounging in the African sun. A wet bar which is well-used in the summer months, finishes this special area at Aquila. This is situated next to the restaurant. Bar drinks, covered pool seating and a crystal clear swimming experience awaits.
Aquila Wet Bar
Situated adjacent to the swimming pool and restaurant, the Pool Bar enjoys the same architecture and African design as the restaurant and seats approximately 20 guests while enjoying the convenience of the pool area and includes a “wet bar”. Speciality cocktails are served poolside. Bar drinks, covered pool seating and a crystal clear swimming experience awaits.
SALAH PRAYER ROOM
Having always embraced Halaal travellers, we have recently upgraded our on-site prayer facilities.
The Salah prayer room is equipped with basin and water-friendly services, prayer mats, the Quran, and seating for the elderly.
Aquila Conference Venue
Aquila is an outstanding South African conference venue with a host of wildlife safaris. Safaris include full course buffet breakfasts, picnics at rock pools, and etched-in-memory animal encounters. Aquila is an ideal executive getaway close to the city.
Aquila Private Game Reserve is situated on the R46, just off the N1, near Touws River and is under two hours’ drive from Cape Town. Aquila is an ideal executive getaway and Cape Town conference centre. There are a variety of room set-ups possible, full catering amenities and stately conferencing equipment.
Aquila Game Reserve has a conference centre with a dance floor and buffet area. The conference centre can seat up to 92 pax. There are two breakaway rooms and an option to strategise in the Boma restaurant. Aquila has an impressive activities list. Traditional game drives, safaris on horseback, quad biking.