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The Western Cape is the first choice and most visited destination of South Africa for first time visitors

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The Cape

The Cape

View from Table Mountain
The Cape Peninsula

“The fairest Cape in all the circumference of the World”; Sir Francis Drake’s description remains as true today.

At its heart lies the Cape Peninsula and the Mother City Cape Town, one of the world’s most beautiful cities, in an idyllic setting at the foot of Table Mountain. A visit to Cape Town 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. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is a must for every visitor to Cape Town and is a haven for lovers of nature, flora and fauna.

West Coast

West Coast

The West Coast

A string of quaint fishing villages runs along the rugged West Coast, covered in spring by a dazzling carpet of flowers. To the east are the endless miles of white sandy beaches, each with its unique charm. A region celebrated for its unique people and extraordinary places, and where the sun shines 90% of the year. A stay in one of the traditional West Coast fishing villages should be on every visitor wish list.

Cape Winelands

Cape Winelands

Franschhoek
The Cape Winelands

Inland are the spectacular Winelands, with beautiful manicured vineyards stretching to the horizon. The fertile green valleys of the Cape Winelands are surrounded by spectacular mountain ranges and it is the largest wine producing region in South Africa.

The Whale Coast

The Whale Coast

Cape Agulhas
The Whale Coast

The Whale Coast has the distinction of splitting the oceans. At Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of the continent, the waters are cleaved into the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.  Rimmed by these two great oceans, it’s a playground for all the inhabitants of the earth and sea, a nursery of the great Southern Right whale and a garden of delight, from its rare floral kingdom, to the fields of grain and orchards of fruit. Walker Bay (Hermanus) offers the best land based whale watching in the world.

Route 62

Route 62

Route 62

Route 62 is modelled after the iconic US Route 66, made famous by the late, great Nat King Cole in the song of the mid-20th century. This highway is reputed to be the longest wine route in the world and meanders from Worcester, by way of the Breede River Valley, through Robertson, Ashton and Montagu, then the Klein Karoo landmark towns and then on to George and the Garden Route…

The road follows winding and spectacular mountain passes that slowly unfold before your eyes, leading to lush green valleys hosting crystal streams and framed by the distorted geological shapes and colours of rock faces dating from hundreds of millions of years ago.

The Garden Route

The Garden Route

The Garden Route

The Garden Route, famed worldwide, is an area of outstanding natural beauty, comprising lakes, lagoons, indigenous forests, Edwardian passes, towering mountain ranges and unspoilt coastline. Simply put, with its abundance of closely-protected nature reserves and National Parks, Mother Nature presents visitors with an up-close and personal experience with the best she has to offer!

No visit to South Africa is complete without a wildlife experience! The many Big 5 game reserves in the Eastern Cape offer a natural extension to your holiday of discovery.

Preferred Western Cape Accommodation

Villa Afrikana pool

Villa Afrikana

LOCATION: Knysna Situated in the heart of the Garden Route, 5* graded Villa Afrikana is perched high above the town
Views Boutique Hotel & Spa

Views Boutique Hotel & Spa

LOCATION: Wilderness A stunning location, set on a dune overlooking the beautiful Wilderness Beach and offering spectacular panoramic views of
Turbine Hotel pool

The Turbine Hotel and Spa

LOCATION: Knysna The Turbine Hotel and Spa is a boutique 5 star Hotel in Knysna which offers guests an extra

Oceans Wilderness Guest House

LOCATION: Wilderness The Ocean View Luxury Guest House is positioned on the beachfront of the Indian Ocean in the coastal
Cinnamon Boutique Guest House

Cinnamon Boutique Guest House

LOCATION: Wilderness Cinnamon Boutique Guest House offers 5-star Wilderness accommodation situated at the foot of the Outeniqua Mountain Valley and
Akantmooi Nature Reserve

Alkantmooi Private Nature Reserve

LOCATION: Keurbooms River Valley On the hilltop at Alkantmooi Private Nature Reserve you will find yourself surrounded by some of
One Marine Drive - Pool

One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel

LOCATION: Hermanus Located in Hermanus, One Marine Drive Boutique Hotel is on the seafront, within easy walking distance of the
Grootbos - Deck

Grootbos Private Nature Reserve

LOCATION: Walker Bay Grootbos Private Nature Reserve boasts the best of two worlds - exquisite 5-star comfort and extravagance in
Abalone Guest Lodge - Deck

Abalone Guest Lodge

LOCATION: Hermanus Situated on the magnificent ocean front of Hermanus, and at the heart of the southern right whale migratory
Strandloper Ocean Lodge - View

Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel

LOCATION: Paternoster If you are looking for an unspoiled ocean getaway, it doesn’t get better than the exclusive Strandloper Ocean

Paternoster Dunes

LOCATION: Paternoster Paternoster is considered by many to be the most magical destination on the West Coast of South Africa.
Bushmans Kloof - Deck

Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve

LOCATION: Cederberg Wilderness Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Retreat, located 270 kilometres from Cape Town, is a 5-star ecological oasis, uniting luxury
The Last Word - Franschhoek - view

The Last Word Franschhoek

LOCATION: Franschhoek The Last Word Franschhoek is an exclusive five-star historic residence in the heart of Franschhoek village, the gourmet
Lavender Farm

Lavender Farm Guest House

LOCATION: Franschhoek When it comes to finding an exclusive getaway in Franschhoek, with creature comforts best described as world class,
Grand De Dale - View

Grand Dédale

LOCATION: Wellington Nestled at the foot of Bainskloof Pass, Wellington, the exclusive Estate is set on 380 hectares of vineyard,

D’Ouwe Werf

LOCATION: Stellenbosch Established in 1802, D’Ouwe Werf is South Africa's oldest and most historic hotel and has defined hospitality and
V&A Hotel

Victoria & Alfred Hotel

LOCATION: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Framed by the ocean and Table Mountain, the elegance of the Victoria & Alfred Hotel
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The Last Word Long Beach

LOCATION: Kommetjie, Cape Town The Last Word Long Beach is right on the beach in the picturesque lobster-fishing village of
The Last Word Constantia - Pool area

The Last Word Constantia

LOCATION: Constantia, Cape Town The Last Word Constantia is located in the heart of the Cape Town’s most famous and

Lawhill Luxury Apartments

LOCATION: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Regardless of your reason for visiting Cape Town, Lawhill Luxury Apartments is the perfect place
Dock House - View

Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa

LOCATION: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa is a unique and opulent jewel in the crown
Christian Guest Lodge pool

Christiana Lodge

LOCATION: Plettenberg Bay Luxury 4-Star accommodation in South Africa’s most spectacular Garden Route town, Plettenberg Bay. The all-Suite Christiana Lodge
Azamare - Pool

Azamare

LOCATION: Camps Bay, Cape Town Azamare is situated in picturesque Camps Bay, a vibrant suburb of Cape Town, surrounded by