The Palace of The Lost City

Created in a hidden valley in the mysterious Pilanesberg Mountains where life moves with the rhythms of the ancient continent at The Palace of the Lost City, you will encounter the Africa of today, and hear the echoes of an Africa long past. The Palace of the Lost City is like a fairytale palace residence, built with features exquisite mosaics, frescoes and hand-painted ceilings depicting South Africa’s wildlife and culture.

Not forgetting “Shawu”, who is one of South Africa’s magnificent seven elephants with the largest tusks and today stands a life size bronze sculpture in the Elephant Courts at the The Palace of the Lost city.


There are no less than 338 rooms including four suites – The King, Royal, African and Desert Suites. With hand-carved walls, frescoed ceilings and hundreds of custom-designed items staying here affords you the opportunity to enjoy life in your very own Palace!

Dining & Facilities:

Tusk Bar And Lounge

Hand-carved teak tusks soar above this beautifully designed lounge to provide a casual, relaxed atmosphere for drinks

Villa Del Palazzo

Italian cuisine is the specialty of this magnificent waterside restaurant, which overlooks the pool.

The Crystal Court

Exquisitely prepared international cuisine, the Crystal Court is surrounded by towering floor-to-ceiling windows, which provide an excellent view of the tropical jungle and shimmering waters

Pool Braai Buffet And Snack Bar

Situated next to the Grand Pool, light lunches are served daily


The Palace has beautiful Grand swimming pool, the Valley of Waves, a water park with five rides, and not forgetting the Gary Player Golf Course.

We have an excellent safari itinerary that include The Palace of the Lost City, please click below for details.

Sun City

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