The ultimate Cape Town address, The One Above Penthouse resides atop One&Only Cape Town’s opulent Marina Rise in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The two-story penthouse property, managed by Liz Biden’s Royal Portfolio, is South Africa’s most impressive accommodation and remains the most expensive piece of residential real estate ever sold in Africa. Equipped with wraparound terraces, glamorous accommodations, and unparalleled views, The One Above Penthouse invites guests to get ready for some serious spoiling.

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The One Above Penthouse sits atop One&Only Cape Town’s opulent Marina Rise in the heart of the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The two-story penthouse is only accessible by private lift, which ascends six floors of One&Only Cape Town to reach The One Above Penthouse, situated on the property’s topmost floors. An entrance hallway punctuated by a singular collection of South African art leads to four luxurious appointed bedrooms featuring en-suite bathrooms, silver finishings, mirrored walls, and intimate balconies overlooking Table Mountain. The master bedroom boasts custom-designed his-and-hers bathrooms, a walk-in dressing room, and an atmospheric fireplace.

The first floor also houses a fully equipped fitness center, large sauna, and substantial pool deck with breathtaking vistas of the neighboring World Heritage sites, including the iconic Table Mountain National Park and Robben Island -arguably one of the most beautiful views in the world. Sun loungers, an outdoor barbeque, bar service facilities, a dining table, and deck chairs make this an optimal location to laze in the afternoon sun or host a formal cocktail party at sunset. A black marble staircase leads to the second floor, where two sun-flooded lounges, a glamorous dining room, open decks, and a state-of-the-art kitchen beg to be utilized for entertaining.

Guests of the exclusive One Above Penthouse are spoiled with their own staff and facilities, completely self contained in their private perch above the city. A personal concierge and a private chef are on call 24-hours a day to attend to any request and need. Of course, One Above Penthouse guests can also take advantage of the many amenities located below in the One&Only Cape Town. Discerning travelers are invited to discover the culinary wizardry of master chefs Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa and Reuben Riffel whose respective Nobu and Reuben’s restaurants make their home at One&Only Cape Town. The restaurants are connected by Vista Bar & Lounge, a high-energy socializing spot with commanding views of Cape Town. Oenophiles can sample rare and undiscovered vintages at the stunning tri-level temperature-controlled Wine Loft, which holds 5,000 bottles of the Cape’s finest boutique wines and vintage champagnes.

World-class excursions and extreme adventures are just a heartbeat away from The One Above Penthouse. Guests may fill their days with local wine country tastings, beautiful botanical gardens, and the world-renowned One&Only Spa. More extreme travelers may choose great white shark-cage diving, expedition whale watching, exotic wildlife safaris, parasailing, skydiving, and much more, located in close proximity to Cape Town and the exquisite One Above Penthouse.

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