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86 luxurious sea-facing rooms......

The Hotel, opened on 1 July 2004, is named in honour of the famed Portuguese navigator, Bartolomeu Diaz, who landed here in Mossel Bay in 1488. The Hotel is themed on the long and vivid history of the area, and with luxurious suites named after Diaz and his companions, you will feel yourself at once surrounded by the charm of heritage.

 .....famed Portuguese navigator, Bartolomeu Diaz......

Our staff will welcome you with warmth, and will ensure that you experience attentive and considerate service throughout your stay. As management, we believe that excellence can be achieved only through the combined efforts of all the members of our team, and so pay particular attention to helping individual staff members reach their potential.



The breathtaking Starlight Room, situated on the 12th floor of the hotel, is a superb venue for award ceremonies, weddings and other special occasions. The views are spectacular, and the balcony is the ideal spot to host a spit-braai or cocktail evening; catering can be arranged if required. The venue can accommodate up to 80 people seated.

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Functions & Venues

Three outstanding venues are available for conferencing and functions. Pero Dias Conference Centre can accommodate 750 people cinema-style or up to 300 seated at tables, and with its modern facilities, including nearby break-away rooms, it makes for an ideal conference venue in a matchless setting.


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Area Information

Take a trip to the magnificent Point area, or visit one of the nearby game farms; don’t miss the Dias Museum Complex, where, amongst other things, you can take a tour of the 1988 replica of the caravel on which Dias and his men sailed into the Bay.

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Water World 
Fun WaterWorld R60
Heated Pool R20

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86 Luxury Rooms

Rooms & Suites The hotel offers guests a choice of 86 Luxury Rooms and Suites, including two beautifully-appointed Honeymoon...

Business Facilities

Conference & Business Facilities Situated as it is, right in the heart of the Garden Route, the Diaz Strand Hotel is...

Honeymoon Rooms

The bathrooms of the three Honeymoon units romantically overlook the ocean. The two suites each have a spacious bedroom and...

Wine & Dine

The Diaz Strand Hotel and Resort offers a wealth of culinary choices for the epicurean guest.