Cape Town & Surrounds

DESCRIPTION

Cape Town is the gateway to the Garden Route of the Eastern Cape and Route 62, which winds its way through the Little Karoo, onwards to Knysna and the wildlife areas close to Port Elizabeth. With spectacular scenery and diverse fauna and flora, the Cape has one of the world's richest plant biomes in its unique fynbos and the flora of Namaqualand.

Steeped in history, Cape Town is a cultural melting pot with its vibrant character derived from Khoisan and other African tribes from the North, and Indonesian, French, Dutch, British and German settlers. Seamlessly blending the old with the new, Cape Town has a magical quality that entices you from the moment you arrive.

The cosmopolitan nature of Cape Town offers a multitude of experiences. From pristine coastlines, the majestic Table Mountain and a glorious countryside to the first-class restaurants, shops and theatres, Cape Town will delight its visitors time and time again.

ACCOMMODATION

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Cape Cadogan

Located in the heart of Cape Town, the Cape Cadogan is a boutique hotel with a comfortable, luxurious atmosphere. Accommodation is in 12 en suite bedrooms that are decorated with an...

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Cape Riviera

Cape Riviera is situated at the foot of Table Mountain in the up-market suburb of Oranjezicht and offers luxurious accommodation. Ideally located and only minutes away from the city are many of...

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Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa

Dock House Boutique Hotel & Spa is situated opposite the Time Ball Tower and its sister property, the Victoria & Alfred Hotel, in the Waterfront’s Portswood Precinct. The hotel’s central...

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Ellerman House

Winner of 'Best Hotel for Ambience & Design' in the 2012 Conde Nast Traveller Gold List, Ellerman House is a discreet getaway for the discerning traveller. Its dramatic mountainside setting...

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Four Rosmead

Situated on the slopes of Table Mountain, Four Rosmead is within walking distance of Green Market Square and is 5 minutes by car from the V&A Waterfront, Kirstenbosch Gardens, and Clifton and...

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Kensington Place

Kensington Place is located in a leafy Cape Town suburb, Higgovale, and is well placed for the city centre. The hotel has spectacular views of Table Mountain and is close to the National Park...

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Ocean View Guesthouse

The Ocean View Guesthouse is situated in Cape Town just over 1km from Camps Bay Beach overlooking Bakoven Beach. Accommodation consists of individually designed rooms and suites. All rooms and...

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Welgelegen Boutique Hotel

Welgelegen is situated in the heart of Cape Town in a peaceful Victorian cul-de-sac situated at the foot of Table Mountain. The hotel is a short walk from some of Cape Town’s best local...

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Cape Grace

Situated on a private quay between the working harbour of Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and an international yacht marina, Cape Grace is a luxury hotel with a warm atmosphere...

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Cape Royale

Cape Royale Luxury Hotel and Spa is situated along the tree-lined boulevard of Green Point, set against the iconic outline of Table Mountain, with panoramic views over the city and Atlantic Ocean...

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Mount Nelson Hotel

The Mount Nelson Hotel is set in a lush garden estate in the heart of Cape Town. Situated close to Table Mountain and Cape Town’s spectacular beaches, it offers easy access to all that’s...

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One&Only Cape Town

Located in the heart of Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the crescent-shaped architecture of the seven-storey Marina Rise allows for excellent views of Table Mountain and Signal Hill...

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Queen Victoria Hotel

The Queen Victoria Hotel has easy access to the V&A Waterfront yet is positioned away from it in a relaxed, secluded enclave that overlooks Table Mountain, the City Bowl, Cape Town Harbour and...

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Steenberg Hotel

The luxurious Steenberg Hotel is situated in the Constantia Valley, a 20-minute drive from the heart of Cape Town. The hotel is set against the slopes of Steenberg Mountain offering views over...

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The Bay Hotel

Located in Camps Bay, The Bay Hotel has 78 rooms and suites offering 5-star luxury in a beautiful setting. There are four hotel pools with expansive sun decks offering spectacular views of the...

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The Cellars Hohenort

The Cellars Hohenort in Constantia is adjacent to the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and minutes away from the Constantia Wine Route. The hotel has 52 luxury rooms and suites, with...

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The Commodore

Situated on the V&A Waterfront, The Commodore hotel offers excellent service in a tranquil setting. The hotel has 236 bright and spacious standard rooms and suites. All rooms have...

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The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

Set between the Atlantic Ocean and The Twelve Apostles Mountain Range, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is surrounded by breath-taking views of the Table Mountain National Park, a World Heritage...

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The Vineyard Hotel & Spa

The Vineyard Hotel & Spa is one of Cape Town's most perfectly located luxury hotels. Set on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain in the upmarket southern suburbs, it is just 15 minutes from...

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Victoria & Alfred Hotel

The Victoria & Alfred Hotel is situated in the heart of the V&A Waterfront and offers spectacular views of the harbour and Table Mountain. Guests can walk in the utmost safety to some of the...

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Winchester Mansions

The Winchester Mansions is situated along the Sea Point Promenade facing the Atlantic Ocean, and offers personalised hospitality and professional service. The hotel's 51 rooms and 25 suites are...

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African Elite Properties

African Elite Properties provides luxury serviced accommodation in exclusive homes and apartments for short- or long-term rentals. All properties are located within walking distance of...

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Icon Villas

Icon Villa Collection features a handpicked portfolio of iconic, exclusive-use properties in distinctive destinations around South Africa, such as Camps Bay and the Waterfront in Cape Town...

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Place on the Bay

Located in Camps Bay, The Place on the Bay is situated along the beach-front road and enjoys undisturbed views of the beaches, the bay and the Twelve Apostles Mountain. The Place on the...

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Village & Life

Village & Life features a large and varied portfolio of apartments, villas and private houses situated in Camps Bay, Cape Town, the V&A Waterfront and Mouille Point. Camps Bay Resort, for...

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Lawhill Luxury Apartments

Overlooking Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront marina, Lawhill offers travelers a taste of luxury living at the ‘hottest address in Cape Town’. It’s the ideal b...

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The Last Word - Constantia

The azure treasure of the Atlantic shoreline. On one side, majestic mountain slopes shape the skyline. On the other, an eight kilometre stretch of unspoiled white sand greets the tide. The picturesque...

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The Silo

The Silo has been built in the grain elevator portion of the historic grain silo complex occupying six floors above what will become the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA).  From ...

ITINERARY IDEA

Day 1 - 4: Cape Town & Surrounds

Meal Basis: Bed & Breakfast

Against the dramatic backdrop of Table Mountain, the world famous Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is South Africa’s most popular tourist attraction. The Waterfront Village is favoured by families for many reasons that include the location of the village, its luxurious standing, services, facilities and the appeal of the village’s proximity to the V&A Waterfront. The Two Oceans Aquarium is within walking distance, offering hours of entertainment and a family-friendly restaurant with a supervised play area, allowing mom and dad a chance to rest! There is often a musical or theatrical production happening at the amphitheatre in the Waterfront to entertain the kids, movies in the shopping centre, boat trips and much more.

Day 5 - 7: Cape Town & Surrounds

Meal Basis: Full Board plus Activities

With breath-taking panoramic views of mountain and sea, the Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is a luxurious pristine paradise showcasing the splendour of the Cape Floral Kingdom and the incredible marine life of the southern tip of Africa. The reserve has 2500 hectares of space to explore, and with specially created activities for children of all ages including swimming pools, horse riding, nature walks and drives, tailored menus, games and family orientated rooms, there is plenty to keep visitors, big and small entertained.

Day 8 - 9: Cape Town & Surrounds

Meal Basis: Bed & Breakfast

Perfectly set on a secluded country estate, near Knysna’s famous lagoon on the Garden Route, Knysna Hollow is the perfect base from which to explore the area. There are a number of dedicated family chalets and a wealth of activities within easy reach.

Local activities include water sports on the Lagoon, visits to the surrounding forests in search of elephants, canopy tours and whale watching. Alternatively, families will find plenty to do on the estate including swimming pool, outdoor games and expansive gardens to explore.

Day 10 - 12: Cape Town & Surrounds

Meal Basis: Full Board plus Activities

Lalibela Game Reserve is located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, close to Port Elizabeth and Addo, which means it is not only malaria free, but spans 5 ecosystems, resulting in a breath-taking diversity of flora and fauna. The reserve consists of 7,500 hectares and is home to the Big 5 (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo & leopard) as well as other predators like cheetah, hyena, jackal there are also vast numbers of plains game such as zebra, giraffe, warthog, impala, wildebeest, blesbuck and various other antelope species.

Mark’s Camp sleeps up to 20 guests in four individual chalets and four family chalets. It is a family friendly lodge welcoming children of all ages. A special children's programme of activities is offered at this camp which includes special activities, children's game drives and meals.

The properties in this itinerary are family orientated.

This itinerary is a guideline, Africa & Beyond tailor every trip to your individual specifications including all accommodation, flights, transfers & activities, please contact us to discuss your ideas.

 

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