Holidays in Cape Town

Holidays in Cape TownThe Mother City is truly Africa’s paradise blessed with contrasting landscapes and a vibrant society. Cape Town greets its visitors with scenes of utmost beauty and grandeur. The old lady of the Western Cape province is filled to the brim with endless beaches, world famous rugged mountains and vineyards. Exploring this magnificent city located at the southernmost tip of Africa never fails to capture the imagination. It is home to some jaw-dropping wonders of the world. Visitors are truly spoiled for choice in this amazing city which also boasts a rich history and cultural heritage. Finding superior city centre accommodation in Cape Town is a breeze.

Experience the best of Cape Town

One of Cape Town’s most popular attractions, the Table Mountain which is part of the Table Mountain National Park overlooks the central business district and the ocean. You can conquer this iconic wonder either on foot or the cableway. The Table Mountain National Park is a World Heritage Site, the designation by UNESCO is aimed at preserving the unparalleled floral kingdom – the Cape fynbos. When visiting these wonders, it is easy to secure good city centre accommodation in Cape Town. For a unique driving experience, head to the Chapman’s Peak Drive, a road that winds along the beautiful coastline between Noordhoek and Hout Bay. The road which climbs to its highest around the area of Chapman’s Point is filled with stunning views of sandy coves. It is nestled between the jagged mountainside and the Atlantic coast, and is sometimes closed due to bad weather.

Enjoy stunning views

The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is a popular shopping venue which also hosts the Two Oceans Aquarium. Escapades to the Robben Island on ferries can be arranged from Nelson Mandela Gateway. Visitors can also board ferries from the V&A to the Cape Fur Seal colonies on Seal and Duiker Islands in addition to Hout Bay and Simon’s Town. Horse riding in Noordhoek Beach forms part of the activities available in the Mother City. The bush rides are rendered more memorable by the spectacular scenery and a wide variety of bird life frolicking in the area.

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