Tintswalo Atlantic Re-Opens After Devastating Fire

Words: Crush

Good news for travellers, Cape Town’s iconic boutique hotel on Chapman’s Peak Drive, Tintswalo Atlantic re-opens for business on 1 October 2019.  The hotel has been closed since February when a kitchen fire destroyed the main section of the lodge.

Rebuilding and Renewing – Tintswalo Atlantic Re-opens

Those who have visited Tintswalo prior to the February fire will notice changes to the foyer and deck areas. Having been completely destroyed, these have been re-built with a renewed and refreshed look, while still maintaining that signature Tintswalo elegance. 

Tintswalo Atlantic Re-opens

Coinciding with the re-launch, Tintswalo Atlantic is taking a new approach to focus on resident guests only and providing a more lodge-like experience. In addition, more accessible room rates have been introduced to invite guests to immerse themselves in the full Tintswalo hospitality experience.

Room rates include bed and breakfast and start at R6500 per room per night (low season 1 May to 31 August); R9600 (high season), R11500 (peak season 15 December to 15 January).

A Word from the CEO

Says CEO, Lisa Goosen, “With tragedy comes opportunity and after the fire the re-launch has provided us with the prospect of fine-tuning our product offering. Tintswalo Atlantic is synonymous with luxury, privacy and seclusion. This is what we will highlight as our service promise.”

The aim to present guests with a bespoke and exclusive, private lodge experience, complete with the warm South African hospitality and personal service our brand is known for. 

Rebuilt public areas have been freshly decorated in the signature blue and turquoise shades by the owners, mother and daughter team Gaye Corbett and Lisa Goosen.

Lisa goes on to say, “Family owned and managed, Tintswalo Atlantic is a magical, emotive place. The sensation of love, gratitude and peace is what we’d like for our guests to experience when they stay with us. It is a Tintswalo tradition for every guest to be invited to make a wish before they leave this special place, by casting a pebble into the ocean and taking this special moment away with you.”

Tintswalo Atlantic Where else in the World Wednesday Lunch

Non-resident guests will be accommodated once a week only at the Tintswalo Atlantic Where else in the World Wednesday Lunch, where a limited number of casual diners are welcome by prior reservation and subject to availability.

Due to its limited availability and exclusivity, the WWW Lunch is destined to be one of the most sought-after lunch experiences in Cape Town.

Moving away from traditional fine dining, Tintswalo diners may expect wholesome and fresh, seasonal cuisine. Honest and uncomplicated seaside fare is served in a relaxed environment, complemented by an award-winning wine list. The 3-course lunch is offered at R960 per person. Resident guests will have the option of booking for lunch and dinner daily.

The Tintswalo Atlantic Experience

A maximum of 24 resident guests can be accommodated at Tintswalo Atlantic in 10 Islands Suites and a 2-bedroom Villa. Suites are individually designed and decorated and named after some of the world’s favourite islands, from Robben Island, Madagascar and Zanzibar, to Java, Corsica and Sicily.

A short scenic drive from the Cape Town CBD, Tintswalo Atlantic boasts a breathtaking location and is within easy reach of the Constantia Winelands, Cape Point and the other attractions of the Mother City.

Surrounded by fragrant fynbos and overlooking the stormy seas and cerulean blue of the Atlantic Ocean, it is the ultimate destination for a romantic break or to celebrate a special occasion. Tintswalo Atlantic is a sanctuary for those wanting to relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with nature. 

Tintswalo Atlantic re-opens for accommodation on the 1st October 2019.

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