Cape Town - South Africa

Cape Town - The World's Fairest Cape.

Cape Town is the second most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg and prime city of the Western Cape. The city is famous for its labour as well as known landmarks as Table Mountain and cape point .Cape town is one of the most multicultural cities in the world reflecting its role as a major destination for immigrants and expatriates to South Africa.

SIGHTSEEING / THINGS TO DO IN CAPE TOWN

Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa, and is featured in the Flag of Cape Town and other local government insignia.

The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town has sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, Table Bay Harbour, the City of Cape Town and Table Mountain.

Kirstenbosch is a famous botanical garden nestled at the eastern foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town. The garden is one of nine National Botanical Gardens covering five of South Africa's six different biomes.

Robben Island is an island in Table Bay, 6.9 km west of the coast of Bloubergstrand, Cape Town, South Africa. The name is Dutch for "seal island."

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway is a cable way to the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. It is one of Cape Town's most popular tourist attractions with approximately 800,000 people a year using the cable way.

Table Mountain National Park, previously known as the Cape Peninsula National Park, is a national park in Cape Town

Boulders Beach is a sheltered beach made up of inlets between granite boulders, from which the name originated. It is located in the Cape Peninsula, near Simon's Town towards Cape Point, near Cape Town in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

The Two Oceans Aquarium is an aquarium located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.

Table Bay is a natural bay on the Atlantic Ocean overlooked by Cape Town and is at the northern end of the Cape Peninsula, which stretches south to the Cape of Good Hope. It was named because it is dominated by the flat-topped Table Mountain.

The Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa is stadium that was built for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

The Steenbras Dam is an earth-fill type dam located in the Hottentots-Holland Mountains, above Gordon's Bay, near Cape Town in South Africa.

ACCOMMODATION

PROTEA HOTEL FIRE & ICE (3*)

Protea hotel fire & ice is situated at the base of Table Mountain. The hotels offers guests a place to chill, a base from which to explore extremes and a friendly place to call home at the end of each day.20 km from Cape Town international airport. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.proteahotels.com

HOLLOW ON THE SQUARE

Hollow on the square is situated within the heart of Cape Town, within distance of Cape Town international conference center and close proximity to the V & A waterfront.25 km from international airport. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.seasonsinafrica.com

CITY LODGE VICTORIA & ALFRED WATERFRONT (3*)

Situated at the gate way to the V & A waterfront within walking distance of the Cape Town CBD, 15 minutes from Cape Town international airport. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: https://clhg.com/

SOUTHERN SUN WATERFRONT CAPE TOWN (4*)

Southern sun waterfront Cape Town is well situated within close proximity of the entrance to the city’s premier leisure complex –The Victoria & Alfred waterfront. 20km from Cape Town International Airport. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.tsogosunhotels.com

PROTEA HOTEL VICTORIA JUNCTION (4*)

This urban chic hotel is situated within the center of the urban renewal

Area of green point and bordering on the V & A waterfront, within walking distance of some of cape town’s finest restaurants and shops. 25km from Cape Town international airport. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.proteahotels.com

PROTEA HOTEL NORTH WHARF (4*)

Protea hotel north wharf is situated opposite Cape Town’s international convention center and the V & A waterfront. 20 km from Cape Town international airport. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.proteahotels.com

THE COMMODORE (4*)

Conveniently located on the V & A waterfront in Cape Town, which is regarded as one of the most popular tourism developments in the world. The commodore offers stylish accommodation and service excellence in a peaceful and secure environment.25km from Cape Town international airport. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.commodoreballroom.com/

LAGOON BEACH HOTEL (4*)

This impeccably appointed hotel is located in Milnerton with an uninterrupted view of both Table Mountain and Robben Island, as well as direct beach access. 10 km from V & A waterfront, 10 minutes from Canal walk shopping center and 25km from Cape Town international airport. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.lagoonbeachhotel.co.za/

VICTORIA & ALFRED HOTEL (4*)

A classic landmark on the V&A Waterfront, the magnificent 4-star Victoria & Alfred Hotel is conveniently positioned in Cape Town city center spectacularly overlooking the Table Mountain. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.newmarkhotels.com

THE TWELVE APOSTLES HOTEL & SPA (5*)

The award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is poised at the edge of the world. On one side, a line of majestic mountains – The Twelve Apostles – reaches towards the heavens; on the other, the sun sets on breaching whales, playful dolphins, and crashing rollers of the Atlantic Ocean Marine Park.

This luxury 5-star boutique hotel is just a few minutes from cosmopolitan Cape Town Recommended for families and couples.

Website:www.12apostleshotel.com/

THE TABLE BAY HOTEL (5*)

Table Bay Hotel, with its contemporary Victorian design, is situated between historic Robben Island and majestic Table Mountain in the renowned V&A Waterfront.Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.suninternational.com/table-bay/

WATERFRONT VILLAGE (5*)

The Waterfront Village is a superb 5-star luxury resort situated on the water’s edge of a picturesque marina in Cape Town. Its stunning location offers a unique and exquisite setting in which to relax and unwind. It is located in the world-renowned V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, next to the Cape Grace Hotel and One & Only. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.waterfrontvillage.com/

GARDEN ROUTE

The vast landscape east of Cape town stretching up into the wild coast and deep inland, is sensual treasure chest of everything good; from awesome land and seascapes, to the decadence of oyster feasting, and the country’s premier arts festival. The Eastern Cape vibrates with dramatic contrasts, where a single day’s drive separates sophisticated fine arts and gourmet dining, from a ragged, unspoiled and superbly scenic coastal landscape.

The extreme natural beauty along the Garden Route area is legendary, a journey which crosses spectacular Mountain passes, ambles along the pristine coastline, and ventures deep into the tsitsikamma National park, a magnificent state forest renowned for its protection of the country’s remaining indigenous yellow wood trees. The lush Garden Route boasts some of South Africa’s top coastal resorts, like wilderness, Plettenberg bay, and perhaps most arresting,Knysna, with its massive sandstone ‘Heads’ guarding the entrance to the tidal lagoon.

KNYSNA

Knysna is a town with 51,078 inhabitants in the Western Cape Province of South Africa and is part of the Garden Route.

SIGHTSEEING / THINGS TO DO IN KNYSNA

The Garden Route is a stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa which extends from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to the Storms River in the Eastern Cape.

Brenton-on-Sea is a settlement and seaside resort town 15km west of Knysna in Eden District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Buffelsbaai is a small seaside town 20 kilometers from Knysna in the Eden District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa

The Knysna- Amatole montane forests ecoregion, of the Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests Biome, is in South Africa. It covers an Afromontane area of 3,100 square kilometers in South Africa's Eastern Cape and Western Cape provinces.

ACCOMMODATION

KNYSNA HOLLOW COUNTRY ESTATE (3*)

The Knysna Hollow Restaurant – an a la carté restaurant serving seasonal, fresh food in relaxed and warm surroundings.

The Pecan Tree Grill Room’s menu includes both classic Malay-inspired dishes such as spicy Malay lamb curry as well as local specialties’ such as fresh Knysna Oysters. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.seasonsinafrica.com/

PROTEA HOTEL KNYSNA QUAYS (4*)

Located in one of the best locations in South Africa, this hotel enjoys a spectacular perspective of the popular coastal town of Knysna

Renowned as the perfect holiday destination and nestled in the heart of the Garden Route, Protea Hotel Knysna Quays is set on the Knysna Quays Waterfront with the lagoon at your doorstep. The hotel is equipped for leisure and business travelers who enjoy stunning views and sheer comfort. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.marriott.com/hotels

DE OPSTAL COUNTRY LODGE

The beautiful farm house, stables and milking parlour date back to 1830. All the buildings in the complex have been creatively converted into modern, quaint en suite bedrooms with the retention of an atmosphere of rustic charm. The terracotta floors, heavy wooden doors and shutters and wide timber ceilings bear the scars, buckles and blemishes of generations of use and give the entire complex an authentic feel. In this relaxed atmosphere Albertus, Matilda & Staff treat their guests to wholesome country hospitality and food, reminiscent of the bygone era of the 1800’s. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.deopstal.co.za/

PEZULA RESORT HOTEL & SPA (5*)

Located along the Eastern Head of Knysna, Pezula Resort Hotel overlooks a most exquisite coastline. This Knysna hotel occupies a massive estate which encompasses sweeping landscapes of indigenous fynbos plants and forest, a secluded beach and wonderful views over the lagoon and Outeniqua Mountains. Recommended for families and couples.

Website: www.placeshilton.com/pezula


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