Cape Town

Cape Town

Things to do - general

Cape Town holidays is much more than a City Break! Cape Point offers rugged cliffs, scenic coastline, baboons and wild ostriches. The wooden walkways of Boulders beach allow you to observe the African penguins in their natural habitat without disturbing them.

Visit Simons Town, a haven for visitors interested in maritime history. Visit the statue of Able Seaman Just Nuisance and hear the story of this legendary Great Dane (and friend); Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens is a must for every visitor to Cape Town and is a haven for lovers of nature, flora and fauna.

Country South Africa
Visa requirementsNo visa requirements for European passport holders. For other nationalities, please contact Cape Tours for guidance
Languages spokenThere are 11 national languages spoken but the official written & spoken language is English
Currency usedSouth Africa’s currency is the rand. The rand comes in a range of coins (R1 = 100 cents) and note denominations of R10, R50, R100
Area (km2)2 499

Sports & nature

Capetonians are just as passionate about their sport as the rest of South Africa. Catch a game of cricket or rugby at Newlands or try one of the many world class golf courses. Adrenaline pumping sports include Dune Surfing; Abseil down Table Mountain; Kayaking and Tandem Paragliding to name but a few. Of the world’s six floral kingdoms, the Floral Kingdom of the Cape has been declared a World Heritage Site; Reserves include Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve whilst the Jackass Penguin Colony near Simonstown is a must for all visitorsSports and nature image

Nightlife info

Cape Town entertainment and nightlife has something special that will appeal to everyone’s taste. Maybe it’s the diverse selection of places to choose from, which range from top class international venues, to settings with a typically warm and local flavour. Some may say it’s the mix of interesting personalities and attractive qualities of the people you will meet. Whatever the case, Cape Town has a vibe and an energy that will have you partying the night away, sipping cocktails overlooking the sparkling sea or just relaxing, ‘chilling out’, and enjoying the city’s unique atmosphere.Nightlife image

Culture and history info

Cape Town has a fascinating history, and as a result the modern-day culture of those who live here is both vibrant and eclectic. A good place to start your exploration into Cape Town's past is with the city's oldest building at the Castle of Good Hope, built as a fortress by the first white settlers, the Dutch. Robben Island is one of Cape Town's biggest tourist attractions and is a major highlight on any trip to the Mother City. Many of South Africa's most famous freedom fighters were incarcerated here, including Nelson Mandela, who spent 18 years on the island. Growing in popularity are tours to the townships on the Cape Flats, where a new urban culture is being forged. Tours provide a ‘behind the scenes' look at how communities live and work with visits to arts and crafts facilities and sustainable and environmental development projects.Culture and history image

Azamare Guest House

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Cape Grace Hotel

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Dock House Boutique Hotel

Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa is a unique and opulent jewel in the crown of Cape Town’s glamor More info
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Glen Avon Lodge

Nestled in the leafy Constantia Valley Winelands, Glen Avon Lodge offers the discerning traveler a h More info
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Lawhill Luxury Apartments

Regardless of your reason for visiting Cape Town, Lawhill Luxury Apartments is the perfect place to More info
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O on Kloof

O on Kloof is a space, charmingly transformed into a new streamlined sleek look. The black marble ti More info
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One&Only Cape Town

The Hallmarks of One&Only Cape Town – supreme location, authentic style, genuine hospitality and More info
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Primi Royal Hotel

Primi Royal Hotel is situated on the slopes of the Twelve Apostles Mountains in Camps Bay. There are More info
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Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge

Just a minute away from restaurants, theatres and shops, The Breakwater Lodge, one of the finest hot More info
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Sea Five Boutique Hotel

Capitalizing on an outstanding location, just 300 meters from South Africa’s most glamorous beach (C More info
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Sea Star Rocks

Sea Star Rocks offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in Camps Bay. From here you can enjoy v More info
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Steenberg Hotel

Steenberg Hotel is one of a kind. Its unique historical background and exceptional setting – with sw More info
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The Bay Hotel

The Bay Hotel is superbly designed with 78 rooms and suites offering 5-star luxury in an unsurpassed More info
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The Last Word Constantia

The Last Word Constantia is located in the heart of the Cape’s most famous and beautiful subur More info
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The Last Word Long Beach

The Last Word Long Beach is right on the beach in the picturesque lobster-fishing village of Kommetj More info
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The Portswood Hotel

Situated in the heart of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town’s premier entertainment More info
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The Queen Victoria Hotel

The Queen Victoria Hotel is the newest addition to Newmark Hotel’s portfolio, which offers a myriad More info
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The Victoria & Alfred Hotel

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Framed by the ocean and Table Mountain, the elegance and luxury of the Victoria and Alfred Hotel is More info
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Unfortunately there are no self-catering offers at this location at the moment.

The Last Word in Luxury

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7 Night Luxury Special

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  ** SPECIAL: Safari & Cape Town luxury short stay ** ** 3 nights fully inclusive safari! * More info
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Garden Route Fynbos Safari Wine & City

Cape Town, Cape Winelands, Garden Route, Overberg, Western Cape Game Reserves
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Big 5 Wine & City

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Jewels of the Cape

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Southern Africa Odyssey

Cape Town, Kruger National Park (Mpumalanga Game Reserves), Victoria Falls, Luxury Rail, Overberg
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Western Cape Kaleidoscope

Cape Town, Cape Winelands, Overberg, Western Cape Game Reserves, Cape West Coast, Breede River Valley, Klein Karoo
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