10 Winter-Friendly Experiences (For Adults + Kids) at One&Only

10 Winter-Friendly Experiences (For Adults + Kids) at One&Only
10 Winter-Friendly Experiences (For Adults + Kids) at One&Only

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Escape the cold with an adventure or three at this family-friendly resort.

On the edge of a marina at the buzzy V&A Waterfront, hugged by views of Table Mountain, One&Only Cape Town is a world-class resort that raises the bar when it comes to accommodation, amenities and wining and dining.

The hotel’s Winter Programme, a two-week itinerary of exciting experiences for adults and little ones alike, features cooking classes, an aquarium visit, high tea and even a hike. So round up some friends, your significant other, or come alone for a “me” day – and try your hand at something new.

1. Do a cooking class

One&Only Winter Programme Cooking Class

Put on an apron and join the resort’s culinary team for one of these interactive sessions (suitable for all ages), during which you’ll learn the art of pizza-making, cupcake decorating, or gingerbread baking. For those whose hearts belong in the kitchen, this is a unique opportunity to bake with the pros in the resort’s Pastry Kitchen.
Pizza making: 12, 15, 20 + 23 July
Cupcake making: 13,16 + 21 July
Ginger biscuit making: 14, 19 + 22 July, 1pm – 2 pm
Cost Free (One&Only guests)

2. Attend a talk by a pro with dinner

One&Only Winter Programme Ochre Dinner

Guests fascinated by the ocean should attend The Amazing Coelacanth, a talk by Professor Mike Bruton about these living dinosaurs. The event takes place at Ochre on 15 July and includes a four-course dinner of modern South African favourites.
When 15 July, 6pm
Cost R495
Good to know The recently launched Turtles of the Two Oceans  at Two Oceans Aquarium is another must-do for sea lovers.

3. Celebrate Christmas in July

One&Only Winter Programme High Tea

Book your seat at the table for a Christmas-in-July-themed lunch where all your favourite holiday foods are sure to make an appearance, complete with entertainment for the kids.
When 18 July, 12.30 – 3pm
Cost R750
Good to know If you’re a lover of a good old-fashioned High Tea, then you’ll really want to experience the resort’s iconic Afternoon Tea, with a Christmas-inspired twist!

4. Go on a guided hike

One&Only Winter Programme Guided Hike

Join the resort’s professional mountain guides on a family hike along one of Cape Town’s scenic trails. The hike can be tailored to suit your fitness abilities, so all are welcome! Feel like more of a workout? Raise your heart rate with a high-powered session led by the resort’s fitness coaches.

5. Relax with a yoga class (or spa treatment)

One&Only Winter Programme Spa Treatments

If a heart-pumping workout isn’t your thing, restore your balance with a yoga class. Alternatively, One&Only Spa’s Winter Wellness package has a selection of enticing treatments from deep-tissue massages to beauty treatments (available until end-August 2021). Bring a friend and make a day out of it, enjoying the use of the spa facilities and luxury thermal suites.
When Yoga Flow: 14 July
Yoga Calm: 25 July
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6. A world of activities at KidsClub

One&Only Winter Programme KidsOnly Club

While you relax at the spa, sweat it out in a gym class, or participate in a culinary masterclass, let the kids do their thing at KidsOnly, a dedicated clubhouse for children.
Kids can participate in a variety of themed craft activities and games that celebrate different countries and cultures, such as designing gorilla masks (with One&Only Gorilla’s Nest), the Mexican train game (inspired by One&Only Palmilla) and Australian-animal charades (inspired by One&Only Wolgan Valley). KidsOnly will also be hosting an indoor Olympics in honour of the Tokyo Olympic Games this July.
When Daily, 10am – 6pm
Cost Free (One&Only guests)

Stay for less

For a truly luxurious winter escape, One&Only Cape Town is offering South African residents a discounted stay, as well as 25% off food and beverages during your stay!

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