Situated on the south-western tip of Africa, Cape Town and the Western Cape is among the most beautiful destinations on earth. Breathtaking mountain scenery, lush vineyards and long sandy beaches offer unlimited opportunities to relax, un wind and de-stress, while the friendly people, mild climate and rich cultural heritage make this an unforgettable year-round holiday destination.
The character of the province is defined by its six over-arching experiences, which describe the quintessential Cape Town and Western Cape way of life. These are:-
- Exploring eco & nature
- Being outdoor active
- Discovering culture & heritage
- Savouring gourmet delights
- Revitalising body, mind and spirit
- Enjoying the cosmopolitan vibe
Cape Town and Western Cape is made up of six regions:-
- Cape Winelands
- Cape Garden Route and Klein Karoo
- Cape Overberg
- Cape West Coast
- Cape Karoo
Each of these regions boasts of its distinct personality. The beauty of this province is that every region offers its own eclectic mix of experiences that will leave you refreshed, revived and rejuvenated.
Be it white water canoeing on the Breede River, kit-surfing off Bloubergstrand beach, or strolling through Kristenbosch Gardens at the foot of the majestic Table Mountain, you can discover Eco and Nature and experience the great outdoors throughout the Western Cape. And if it is Culture and Heritage that piques your interest, you can visit any of the numerous theatres, museums and monuments, including Melson Mandela’s former prison cells on Robben Island; admire historic San rock art on the Cape West Coast; experience the traditional way of life on the Cape Flats; or enjoy home-grown African culture, food and music by taking a fascinating town tour.
Food lovers can awaken their senses with the gourmet delights that Cape Town and Western Cape is famous for, or indulge in an award-winning wine sourced from the Cape Winelands. Alternatively, allow a skilled therapist to soothe away your stresses of the day, leaving your Body, Mind and Spirit refreshed and invigorated to take on tomorrow.
If it is a throbbing heartbeat of the Cosmopolitan Vive that you are after, Cape Town is the destination that has a little something to tempt everyone. Whether it is nightlife, shopping or jazz that makes your soul dance, you will find it right here, in a province that is alive with possibility.
Even if you have visited Cape Town and Western Cape before and already enjoyed world famous attractions such as Table Mountain, Robben Island and the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, you can visit again and explore them further. Cape Town is vibrant. She is warm. She is welcoming. She is fun. She is beautiful. She is fabulously unique. She is quality. She is eclectic. She is creative and enovative. She is freedom. She is extravagant. She is real. She is ancient. She is ever changing. But she is always friendly. She is home. She is Africa’s Mother City.