Breathtaking views, gourmet picnics, sunset cruises, wine tasting and luxurious spa treatments. The ultimate in indulgence, this unspoiled retreat offers outstanding hospitality and exceptional personal service.
La Dolce Vita Guest House is situated in the beautiful village of Kosmos with stunning views of the Hartbeespoort Dam and the Magaliesberg Mountains.
An atmosphere of real relaxation pervades throughout this sophisticated and elegant Home From Home overlooking the Hartbeespoort Dam.
Hartbeespoort Dam has long been the exclusive hideaway for the Gauteng `in-crowd` - offering a host of cultural, environmental and sporting activities less than an hour`s drive from Pretoria and Johannesburg.
La Dolce Vita is dedicated to weaving a little magic - sharing the enchantment of this truly unique guest experience.
We do not accommodate children under 12 years.
Accommodation at La Dolce Vita Guest House:
The rooms are elegantly furnished with a king-size bed, lounge, mini bar, balcony and jacuzzi / spa bath. Guests are welcomed with sparkling wine, fresh roses and our "Honeymoon Aromatherapy Pack" consisting of soaps, essential oils and scented candles.
The rooms are elegantly furnished with a queen-size bed, wingback chairs and spa bath. Choose between rooms with spectacular balcony views or cosy garden patios.
Your choice between two singles or a king-size bed, these rooms are comfortably furnished and lead out to the pool area.
For optional enchantment:
- Chilled champagne or sparkling wine in the rooms on arrival.
- A bouquet of roses with petals spread on the bed.
- Our Honeymoon Aromatherapy Experience - a basket of rose, neroli, patchouli, ylang-ylang and sweet orange bath and massage oil, bath cubes and glycerin soap.
At La Dolce Vita we believe in offering our guests a lifestyle rather than a holiday - resulting in our wide itinerary of weekend options:
- Murder Mystery Evening
- An open invitation to all our guests to start their weekend (on Friday night) with an intriguing and stimulating Murder Mystery themed game.
A Picnic at the Dam - Guests can enjoy a special gourmet picnic on the shores of the dam as well as a host of water sports including water skiing, tubing or riding the dragon for the more adventurous.
Lunch Cruise - We board our own double decker launch boat and cruise leisurely around the dam while enjoying a scrumptios finger lunch and drinks. The duration for this cruise is between 4 and 5 hours.
Sunset Cruise - Boarding the boat in the late afternoon, we cruise along sipping sundowners and snacks platters. The journey is around 2 hours.
The Booze Cruise - We cruise around the dam enjoying a seated dinner on the top deck or delicious finger supper while we party the night away.
Throughout the weekend we offer professional Massages and Spa treatments to revive the soul and purify the mind.
Wine and Whisky tasting - On Saturday Nights you can join us for complimentary Wine and Whisky tasting at the casa.
The area also boasts a host of other activities:
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Horse riding trails
- World-class Golf at Pecanwood
- Fly fishing
- Elephant Sanctuary
- Arts and crafts
From Johannesburg - follow the concrete highway (N1) and take the Hans Strydom turn off going West at the traffic lights on to the R512. Continue on straight straight straight Passed the best chicken pies this side of the equator and Lesedi Cultural lodge.
At the T - Junction turn Left towards Magaliesburg, carry on straight until you see the sign Brits/Sun city R512 and turn right going over the bridge 200m away and at the T - Junction turn right.
About 500m on you will see the sign for Kosmos as well as our sign directing you to turn right, do so and continue on straight to the security gate.
After the gate take the left fork and then the first left and drive all the way up. We are on the right.