South Africa: Hotel and hostel management company CURIOCITY Africa will now operate a five-star boutique guest house and adjacent hostel in Blouberg West Cape.
SALT, described as a “village of villas” is a five-star, eight bedroom guest house. It features a swimming pool, a spa, coworking space, lounge areas, and a central dining room with a 16 seater table where local chefs cook multi-course meals.
SaltyCrax Backpackers is a five-star hostel offering a range of room types from private to shared, a communal living space, fully equipped self-catering kitchen, and garden spaces.
Carla Ferreira, owner of SALT and SaltyCrax Backpackers, said: “This partnership with CURIOCITY provides for good stewardship, early identification of changing trends, innovation and expertise that will lead to market leadership; we’re excited about the passion Bheki and his team will bring to this project.”
Bheki Dube, founder of CURIOCITY Africa, added: “We’re evolving for both the well-heeled and barefoot traveller! Our expansion into new venues as management partners means we can add our authentic flavour into all elements of operations, partnerships, collaborations, marketing and management.”
CURIOCITY Africa manages properties throughout Cape Town and Johannesburg, comprising boutique hotels and guesthouses, urban penthouses, retreat-style resorts, luxury private rooms and hostel dorms.