Pezula Private Castle, South Africa
Breathtaking views of mountain and sea characterize Pezula Private Castle, situated on the southern coast of Africa and a mere 40-minute flight from Cape Town. Bespoke comfort is the name of the game here, where accommodations look out onto Noetzie Beach. Guests get a private chef and an executive butler, and the hotel does its best to cater to every need. The spa at Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa is available, as is golf at Pezula Championship Course, tennis, horseback riding, hiking, canoeing, archery and trips into the nearby town of Knysna. Zachary’s restaurant at the hotel is a perfect venue for drinks at sunset overlooking Knysna lagoon. Rooms, from $4,080; Lagoon View Dr., Eastern Head, Knysna; 27-44/302-3333; pezula.com.