Sun International has announced that Sun City is about to undergo a massive expansion to the ring of R295 million.
During the pandemic, when the resort was forced to close for five months, Sun International realised the high demand for self-catering units.
Sun City has now broken ground on 58 luxury villas dubbed Lefika Villas, that will accommodate up to 400 additional guests. Sun International launched the expansion at a ground-turning ceremony this week where the villas will be constructed, reports News24.
The new expansion is located on prime property within the resort. It overlooks The Palace of the Lost City, the Cascades, and the beautiful Pilanesberg mountain range.
Once the building is completed, there will be 48 three-bedroom villas, 10 four-bedroom villas, a recreational pool, a restaurant and a kids’ play area.
Not only will Sun International be expanding its own resort, but Sun City Resort general manager Brett Hoppe said they’ll also be uplifting the community.
“We engage with the councillors and the tribal chiefs in the area to make sure we have maximum benefit. With a project of this nature, the economic impetus needs to flow directly into the community so that we uplift it as a whole.”
Hoppe confirmed that about 30% of the cost of the project will be allocated to local contractors.
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