Protea Hotel Highveld
|Tel:||+27 (13) 656 2721|
|Fax:||+27 (13) 656 2637|
The Protea Hotel Highveld, in the Financial Square of Witbank, is only an hours drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria, offering elegant and comfortable accommodation.
The Protea Hotel Highveld features 82 suites, including 20 Twin rooms, 56 Queen Rooms and 6 Executive Suites. All rooms and suites are fully air-conditioned, with satellite TV and tea and coffee-making facilities.
The Coal house Restaurant and Bar serves tasty meals, while numerous eateries are available nearby. The Protea Hotel Highveld features 5 Conference rooms, accommodating up to 60 delegates, suitable for breakaway conferences, small business meetings, training sessions or social events.
Sporting and leisure activities in the area include a Health and Recreational Gym, the Ridge Casino and Entertainment Resort and a Shopping Centre.
There is a wide range of activities available in close proximity to the hotel including game viewing by boat at the Loskop Dam Nature Reserve, skiing, para-sailing, golfing, scenic hiking trails, 4X4 trails, windsurfing and a variety of water sports. The Cultural Heartland boasts the largest dam in the Southern Hemisphere with a catchment area extending 3540 km making it ideal for water sports.
Ndebele women do beadwork and other handicrafts and paint the attractive murals which are prominent feature of their culture. Excellent examples of Ndebele art are featured throughout the region and visitors can explore various stalls and homesteads or the open-air museum.
Visitors to the region can explore the Anglo-Boer route or embark on industrial tours to collieries and steel manufacturing plants, or agricultural tours which are the main economic activities in this region.The Cultural Heartland is also home to the Lanatus Cycad, indigenous and unique to the region, and a multitude of wild flowers such as the arum lilies that transform this area into a magical garden during summer. Game drives and birdwatching are also attractions of the area.