Get Wrapped Up in the Joys of the Festive Season with Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg

November 13, 2023,
Johannesburg, South Africa

Imagine a festive season celebration where one can experience the magic of tradition with a uniquely South African twist, surrounded by the beauty of sustainable floral arrangements, and entertained by the best that Johannesburg has to offer. This year, Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, nestled on the beautiful Witwatersrand hillside, has curated menus, experiences, and activities to celebrate the joy of the season in a festive wonderland and remember the culture and history of the City of Gold by opting for one of the Hotel’s curated Jozi Experiences.

A focal point for the season is always the delectable festive menus curated by the celebrated Flames Restaurant's culinary team, with a whimsical backdrop of floral arrangements, Christmas decorations and the city skyline.  The village-like property is turned into a very special festive playground and magical moments extend beyond the indulgent delights with a range of wellness offerings for guests, and luxurious pampering at the renowned Four Seasons Westcliff Spa.

The elevated position with views out to the Magilesburg mountains and the urban forest encourages guests to linger under the vast African skies as they turn into a twinkling, picture-perfect scenes that create memories for a lifetime.

Festive Activities to Delight

Each festive seating celebrates the season with a welcome drink and take-home treat. The delights start with a Christmas Eve Sunday Brunch, or a traditional roast turkey or bourbon-glazed gammon dinner with all the trimmings. Christmas Day invites guests to feast from an opulent Christmas Lunch Buffet and Carvery or opt for an indulgent plated Christmas dinner. The Day of Goodwill (Boxing Day) again showcases the chef’s playground with a generous Brunch Buffet.

For those who want to ring in the new year in style, Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff is hosting an elegant celebration on December 31, 2023. The Gala Dinner promises a menu as glamorous as the guests, complete with live entertainment and a midnight countdown to usher in the new year in unforgettable fashion.

Entertainment to Enliven

No festive season celebration is complete without entertainment. From choristers to lively DJs and sophisticated live performances, there is entertainment eloquently matched to meals.  From carols while one dines over the Christmas period to a band and DJ on New Year's Eve, everyone is encouraged to let loose and enjoy the celebrations.

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff is also a wonderland for younger guests complete with a kid’s club and loveable child minders to keep young guests engaged.

Sustainable Floral Arrangements to Ignite

Throughout the festive season, the Hotel will be transformed into a magical wonderland, thanks to the stunning sustainable floral arrangements by celebrated floral stylist Emily van Eesch-Smith. Emily's innovative designs add a touch of elegance and enchantment to the festive season celebrations creating holiday magic with chic and sophisticated accents throughout the Hotel, all made from upcycled and sustainably sourced indigenous flowers such as pincushion proteas and cape daises. The floral arrangements are the perfect backdrop for holiday photos.

Sensuous Spa and Wellness

Discover a haven of tranquillity at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Spa, offering a selection of signature treatments to help guests unwind during this wonderfully chaotic time of the year. Complimentary sunrise and sunset kundalini yoga sessions for in-house guests will help restore balance during the season and help them truly unwind to tackle the new year with verve and vigour.

Exceptional Stays

The season also welcomes guests to enjoy the special Joburg Getaway offer, which celebrates this magical time of the year with 15 percent savings off the room rate, inclusive of the signature Westcliff breakfast and daily festive amenities. The package is available for weekday and weekend stays and is valid until January 1, 2024.

With its elegant atmosphere, delicious food, unforgettable entertainment, and sustainable floral arrangements, Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff proudly states that the place to be is: “here for the holidays.”