South Africa’s waterfront gem, Cape Town, is now home to an unparalleled luxury experience that promises to redefine the art of seafaring. Meet “Princess Eve,” the Hazendal Yacht, stretching an impressive 25 meters in length, making it South Africa’s largest superyacht. This maritime masterpiece is now available for exclusive charter cruises and private events, setting a new standard for opulence on the high seas.
Launched by the prestigious Hazendal Wine Estate and expertly managed by Newmark Hotels & Reserves, the Hazendal Yacht is set to elevate Cape Town’s reputation as a world-class destination for discerning travellers seeking the pinnacle of nautical luxury. This exquisite offering perfectly complements Hazendal Wine Estate’s growing portfolio of 5-star experiences.
Experience the Hazendal Yacht
Step aboard the Hazendal Yacht and embark on an extraordinary journey through Cape Town’s waters. This luxurious vessel boasts expansive outdoor deck areas, inviting you to savour panoramic vistas while relaxing in the rooftop jacuzzi. For those seeking tranquillity indoors, the yacht features a comfortable lounge area.
Accommodating up to eight guests on overnight cruises and larger parties for day trips, the yacht offers three spacious cabins equipped with double, queen, and bunk beds. The Master Cabin, a masterpiece in itself, showcases a king-size bed and generous windows providing breathtaking 180-degree views of the Atlantic Ocean. All four cabins are equipped with ensuite bathrooms, while the Master Cabin boasts its own bathtub.
When chartering the yacht, guests can choose from a range of captivating itineraries, including excursions to the West Coast, sunset cruises around Robben Island, coastal jaunts to Clifton or Hout Bay, and unforgettable journeys around the Cape Peninsula, passing by Simon’s Town and the picturesque Cape Point Nature Reserve.
For those looking to host private functions, the yacht offers a superb setting both in the harbour waters and at its permanent docking station, conveniently located at the V&A Waterfront, opposite The Victoria & Alfred Hotel. Here, guests can revel in unparalleled views of Table Mountain.
Culinary Delights Onboard
Prepare your taste buds for a gastronomic journey befitting the yacht’s upscale nature. The onboard dining experience encompasses an array of delectable options, from ribeye steaks, grilled line fish, and gorgonzola gnocchi to crème brûlée and panna cotta. For a more casual dining experience, the yacht’s rooftop deck hosts barbecues featuring Cajun prawns, lamb cutlets, and beef fillets grilled to perfection. An exquisite canapé menu is also available for elegant outdoor affairs.
The yacht’s onboard mixologist crafts a tempting selection of exotic drinks at the bar, including the signature “Endless Summer” cocktail, prepared with Hazendal’s triple-distilled premium Vodka. Guests can also savour the full range of award-winning Hazendal wines, including the estate’s MCC Blanc de Blanc and Blanc de Noir Cap Classique.
Simone Voloshin, director of Hazendal Wine Estate, shared, “The Hazendal Yacht, Princess Eve, both complements and completes our offering of Western Cape experiences. This new experience allows our guests to pair the peaceful beauty of the Cape Winelands with the vibrancy of Cape Town, as experienced from the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.”
Neil Markovitz, CEO of Newmark Hotels & Reserves, added, “This product will showcase Cape Town as one of the most attractive superyacht destinations in the world.”
The Hazendal Yacht, Princess Eve, represents Newmark’s pioneering venture into cruising, enriching its diverse portfolio of hospitality experiences. Hazendal Wine Estate and The Hazendal Hotel, set to open next month, are integral components of Newmark Hotels & Reserves’ esteemed South African portfolio.