Discover the beautiful Mother City in 5 days:
Day 1: Cape Town Central
Have your breath taken away on a chauffeured vintage World War II motorbike with sidecar, practically unchanged in style from the late 1930’s. Experience the beauty of Cape Town in a once-in-a lifetime trip on an exotic classic from yesteryear.
Villa 47 is a three-floor culinary concept home of Locanda and Martini Terrazza. Celebrating Mediterranean and Italian cuisine while show- casing the finest quality ingredients sourced from these regions.
A collaborative venture by Chef Matt Manning and Chris Groenewald, Culture Wine Bar offers a curated selection of fine wines from the country’s most respected names, cult classics, hidden gems, natural wines, and special imports from across the globe. And because food and wine will never be parted, the wine bar offers a small menu to whet your appetite, with snacky bits like charcuterie, cheese - and whatever else catches the chef’s fancy that day.
BlackBrick is building a network of vertical villages for free minded global citizens to accelerate their growth as they live and work freely between cities. BlackBrick Cape Town is situated 800 meters from
the Cape Town Convention Centre and 900 meters from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, making it the perfect departure point for everything the city has to offer.
Day 2: Constantia - Hout Bay
Beau Constantia is a boutique wine farm situated at the top of Con- stantia Nek overlooking False Bay. Vines are planted to an elevation of 350 metres above sea-level on some of the steepest agricultural slopes in the Cape. These lovingly nurtured vines are spoilt with pano- ramic views of the Stellenbosch and Helderberg Mountain ranges and over False Bay as far as Hangklip.
La Colombe has consistently received worldwide acclaim and is positioned amongst the top restaurants in the world. As you ascend the winding road on Silvermist estate, time seems to slow down. At each bend, as the city tilts away beneath you, you rise to new heights of quiet anticipation. There’s a reason you feel this way – you’re on top of a mountain and about to dine at La Colombe, 2019 Eat Out Restaurant of the Year and no stranger to S.Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
A bicycle tour on Chapman’s Peak Drive is a must for anyone who is passionate about the majestic scenery of Cape Town. And now, thanks to the Giant mountain Ebikes with an electric pedal assist, this spec- tacular route can be enjoyed by anyone, regardless of fitness level or experience. Affectionately known as “Chappies”, this magnificently engineered marine drive is a firm favourite with local cyclists.
Hout Bay Manor hotel is a luxury boutique hotel, developed around a gorgeous, restored manor house, originally built on Kronendal Estate in 1871. With its Colonial architecture, the exterior facade and court- yard gives you the feeling of stepping into a romantic bygone era– and then as you walk through the front door you are transported into a delightful fusion of African, European and Asian cultures. The beau- tifully put together, and sometimes quirky, Afro-European interior decor makes you feel like you are in a contemporary art gallery, and features lots of extra-personal treats like help-yourself liquorice and marshmallows found in big glass jars in all the hallways.
Day 3: Muizenberg - Simon's Town
Muizenberg attracts many locals and internationals alike because of its great weather and beautiful surroundings. Discover Muizenberg’s rich history, heritage sites and of course, the beach.
The Restaurant at Casa Labia offers simple Italian style food, ex- cellent wines, the best coffee in Muizenberg and homemade cakes and pastries. Picnics and High Teas can be prebooked and enjoyed with views of the False Bay coastline. Dinner and Music evenings are hosted from 18h00 on Friday evenings and Casa Labia is the ideal summer sundowner spot on the False Bay Coastline.
Take a guided tour on the very stable double kayaks and paddle the warm waters of False Bay and you will be shown some wonderful things on the visit to the penguins at Boulders Beach.
aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel is perfectly positioned on the water’s edge of the Simon’s Town yacht basin, with breath-taking views over False Bay and the majestic Simon’s Kloof Mountains. This nautically styled, 4-star Simon’s Town hotel has a unique location, offering superb views over yachts and naval vessels in the harbour, with which no other hotel in the area can compete.
Day 4: Muizenberg - Simon's Town
Walk through the township to experience Langa from a unique and authentic point of view. Come and see what makes this community unlike any other by engaging and interacting with the local community while getting a holistic view and understanding of the township.
The Milk Restaurant and Bar is a lifestyle and entertainment boutique which serves modern quality signature dishes suitable for curious palettes. This beautiful and elegant restaurant is located at the heart of Khayelitsha.
Khaltsha Cycles is a one-stop bike shop which aims to inspire and create cycling townships by enabling people to transform their lives and their communities through bicycling. But Khaltsha Cycles is not just a bike shop but a bike hub, offering daily tours, a co-working space and a cafe. Enjoy a day in Khayelitsha, learn and uncover its beauty.
Rest and recuperate in a space designed to offer opulence, complete comfort, and relaxation. For those who want to escape and experience cultural diversity, the spirit of ubuntu (humanity), feast on African cuisine and share spaces with ordinary South Africans, while tucked in luxury accommodation. Open to travelers from all walks of life and all corners of the world. Situated in the heart of
Khayelitsha, reputed to be the largest and the fastest growing town- ship in South Africa. Known for its rich diverse culture, friendly peo- ple, lifestyle and entertainment spots and its entrepreneurial spirit.
Day 5: Atlantis - Durbanville
The Atlantis dunes located 50km outside of Cape Town, boasts over 20km2 of sand-based terrain. The Guided Tours take you through these open dunes that are very reminiscent of those found in the Namibian desert, with beautifully white sand and dunes undulated by the wind.
Enjoy the flavours of the countryside and the relaxing farm ambience in an old stable, restored with care by the Louw family, where they have been making wine for six generations. Here locally grown and regionally sourced produce inspire Chef Martin De Kock to blend his classical French training with the flavours of Provencal France, Spain and a touch of Asia.
Experience a wine tasting like no other in one of Klein Roosboom’s cosy little tasting nooks, each individually themed. Learn the stories and secrets of Klein Roosboom wines, the family and even the pets told with passion by friendly wine ambassadors.
With spectacular views over the vineyards and the Boland Mountains, our Luxury Boutique Hotel - a Cape Dutch homestead originally built as the Meerendal family home - is truly a countryside haven.
EXPLORE the Mother City further:
There is so much to see, do and taste in Cape Town.
- Breath of fresh air:
For those that plan to enjoy the summer days on the beach, be sure to try Cape Town's blue-flag beaches, and must-try surf spots. To explore the greener side of the city, visit the various parks and gardens, as well as the nature reserves. Or take a hike and climb one of these 7 spectacular day trails, or get your steps in by walking the promenade or meandering in Muizenberg.
- Get the heart-racing:
For the adrenaline junkies, try some of the inner-city adventures, including activities like Signal Hill's tandem-paragliding, amongst many others!
- Craving culture?
Our academics can learn about the history with guided tours of Cape Town, its lighthouses, and even its shipwrecks. For the culture and art enthusiasts, if you've missed the infamous First Thursdays, be sure to explore the local art world or you can get crafty in the cape too!
- Working remotely?
For those that need a spot to WFH but out the house, visit these coffee shops.