J & B Met

We are delighted to be able to offer you this unique tour to Cape Town that combines racing at Kenilworth for South Africa’s famous J & B Met Handicap along with an exclusive tour of Klawervlei Stud Farm.

Price

11 Nights £2,995.00 per person
Single Room supplement for tour: £1,695.00
World Traveller Plus supplement from: £815.00 per person
Club World supplement: £3,300 per person

Itinerary

Tuesday 17 January
Depart: London Heathrow Flight BA59 21.35hrs

Wednesday 18 January
Arrive: Cape Town 11.05hrs
Transfer on arrival to the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront for 6 nights in a Standard room on a bed & breakfast basis. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Thursday 19 January
Day at leisure to explore Cape Town. Early evening departure to the Cape Town Convention Centre for Day I of the Cape Premier Yearling Sale. Enjoy canapes with complimentary drinks.

Friday 20 January
Day at leisure. Use this opportunity to take a trip to Robben Island where you can pay tribute to Nelson Mandela or peruse the jetties of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront.

Saturday 21 January
Day at Kenilworth Racecourse where we have reserved seating in the Kenilworth or Somerset Room with all day buffet and open bar. Return to the hotel after the races.

Sunday 22 January
Day at leisure

Monday 23 January
Morning departure for a day’s tour of the Cape Peninsula. Visit the Cape of Good Hope, a penguin colony, and enjoy an excellent seafood lunch. Evening at leisure.

Tuesday 24 January
Today we will head to the historic town of Stellenbosch, and stay at the Lanzerac Estate where a Classic room has been reserved for 3 nights on a bed & breakfast basis.

Wednesday 25 January
Mid-morning departure from hotel to Klawervlei Stud in Stellenbosch with lunch. Late afternoon return to the hotel.

Thursday 26 January
Today enjoy a private tour of the Stellenbosch, South Africa’s second oldest town and a visit to the historical town of Franschoek, where lunch will be included.

Friday 27 January
Mid-morning departure to the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront for 2 nights in a Standard room on a bed & breakfast basis. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Saturday 28 January
Mid-morning transfer to Kenilworth Racecourse for the Grade I J & B Met. We have reserved seating in the Kenilworth Room with all day buffet and open bar. Return to the hotel after the races.

Sunday 29 January
Day at leisure until your departure to the airport.
Depart: Cape Town Flight BA58 20.20hrs

Monday 30 January
Arrive: London Heathrow 06:15 hrs

Accommodation

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront


Modern and stylish, this ocean view hotel lies near Robben Island, the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront and Table Mountain. Tobago's Restaurant pairs award-winning cuisine with South African wines, while Tobago's Bar and Terrace serves cocktails poolside. This Cape Town hotel houses the Amani Spa, offering individual treatments, an oxygenating vitality pool and a fitness centre. Outside, the heated rim flow swimming pool proffers ocean views to swimmers and sunbathers.

 

The Lanzerac Hotel & Spa


Set in the heart of a 155-hectare wine estate on the outskirts of picturesque Stellenbosch, the 300 year old, historic Lanzerac Hotel & Spa ranks the most exclusive establishments of its kind.

Three restaurant areas, a bar and room service ensure guests enjoy the freedom to choose the dining style that appeals most, while champagne, coffees, liqueurs, cognacs and cigars can be served in the elegant Craven Lounge amidst genuine antiques make a fitting end to the perfect evening or guests are able to enjoy a night at Esquire Bar and Lounge.

In addition to outstanding surroundings, guests are offered the use of the Spa & Wellness  centre facilities, three outdoor pools, cellar tours, wine tasting, plus the chance to purchase wine directly from The Lanzerac Estate.

Tour Highlights

• Exclusive invitation to Klawervlei Stud Farm
• Visit the Cape Yearling Sales
• A day’s racing at Kenilworth for the J & B Met
• Cape Peninsular Tour including lunch
• Private tour of Stellenbosch and Franschoek

Additional Info

J & B MET
Saturday sees the running of Cape Town’s biggest and best loved race, the J & B Met. This race is the most popular in South Africa and has become a major social event and Kenilworth Racecourse is always packed to capacity. We will have the pleasure to join other Klawervlei guests in the well-appointed private Kenilworth Room. A superb buffet lunch will be on offer and there will be a complimentary bar service. Klawervlei Stud is home to fourteen of South Africa’s top class stallions and is situated in the breathtakingly beautiful surroundings of Stellenbosch; a town best known for its vineyards.

CAPE TOWN
Cape Town lies in an incomparable setting between the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic backdrop of Table Mountain. Cape Town, and its surrounding countryside, has everything to offer the visitor; a ride in the cable-car to the top of Table Mountain, the Cape Dutch architecture, the wine lands, the spectacular views from Cape Point plus many other delights.

Price Includes

• Return scheduled flights with British Airways
• Escorted transfers throughout by air-conditioned coaches
• 11 nights bed & breakfast accommodation as stated in the itinerary based on twin/double occupancy
• Racecourse admission for the J & B Met and hospitality
• Stud Visit with lunch
• Visit to the Cape Yearling Sales
• Visit to Cape of Good Hope with lunch
• Private tour of Stellenbosch and Franschoek with lunch
• Assistance of our agent throughout

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