CAPE TOWN

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CAPE TOWN

Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa, is the oldest city in South Africa, founded in 1652. There is no shortage of things to do in Cape Town; whether you are an explorer, nature lover, adrenaline junkie, food (or wine) connoisseur or historian you will find lots to do.

If you love to explore then you will enjoy navigating the city to discover the quirks and well-known spots of Cape Town. From the city, you can venture to Lion’s Head – Lion’s Head peaks at 669 metres (2,195ft) above sea level, it takes around 1 hour to hike to the top and take in the awe-inspiring views.

For the nature lovers, there is The Cape Floral Kingdom, which spans 90 000sq km, is the smallest and richest recognised floral area on the planet and was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO’s committee. 

If you are an adrenaline junkie, once you reach the peak of Lion’s Head you can paraglide and glide over Camp’s Bay. If you want to take to the skies, even more, you can skydive and observe a drop-zone unlike any other on earth – this should be on every adrenaline seeker’s bucket list.

Are you a foodie? Cape Town is a melting pot of cultures and cuisines born of the 17th-century spice trade, the city flaunts a long and flavorful culinary history—and you’ll find plenty of tasty evidence to prove it. 8 of South Africa’s top 10 restaurants reside in Cape Town, however, restaurants aren’t the only places to visit for great food. Head to the market for anything from farm fresh organic foods to Thai dumplings alternatively you can braii (BBQ) with the Capetonians – a must for any South Africa visit.

Cape Town is full of culture and iconic buildings. The historian in you can meander the city and explore the historical past of the city. Today, many of these colonial buildings are still in use by the public, while others have been converted into museums in order to preserve their historical and cultural past. Some buildings to visit include The oldest colonial building in South Africa, the Castle of Good Hope is a fortress built by Dutch colonialists between 1666 and 1679, The Old Town House, built in 1755,  in the Cape Rococo style and Cape Town City Hall, a large Edwardian building located in Darling Street adjacent to the Grand Parade and the Castle of Good Hope.

Want to visit Cape Town? View our recommended accommodation options…

Recommended Accommodations

the bay hotel

With the majestic Twelve Apostle mountain range as a back drop and the Atlantic Ocean less than a minutes walk away, The Bay Hotel boasts an unrivaled location in the heart of glitzy Camps Bay.

After a busy day seeing Cape Town’s world-class sights, exhale and relax with a sunset cocktail, a treatment in the on-site spa or some time lounging around one of four sea-facing pools. 

Rates

Room

Low Season (May - Sept)
$160

Room

Peak Season (Jan - April, Sept - Dec)
$256
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cape cadogan

Ideally located just off bustling Kloof Street in a scenic suburb of Cape Town, Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel is authentic Cape Town at its loveliest. With beauty, sophisticated charm and quirky personality in equal measure, this intimate hotel offers fifteen individually decorated bedrooms which marry a touch of yesteryear with contemporary chic and bohemian influence.

Visitors can enjoy a comfortable lounge, a cozy breakfast room, as well as a peaceful in-house library and poolside area.

Rates

Standard Room

Low Season (May-Sept)
$ $136

Standard Room

High Season (Jan-April, Sept-Dec)
$$190.80

Please note: Prices may fluctuate due to exchange rates.

Would you like to stay at this lodge? Let us know info@malawianstyle.com 

Twelve Apostles

The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa stands at the edge of the world. On one side, a line of majestic mountains – The Twelve Apostles – reaches towards the heavens; on the other, the sun sets on breeching whales, playful dolphins, and crashing Atlantic rollers. And all around, you can walk the wilderness trails of the Table Mountain National Park.

And yet this luxury 5-star boutique hotel is just a few minutes from worldly, cosmopolitan Cape Town. City-centre theatres and art galleries, plus the shops and restaurants of the vibrant Victoria & Alfred Waterfront are only 15 minutes away.

Rates

Classic Room

Low Season (1 May - 30 Sept '18)
$$521
Double room ($260.50 per person) Single room = $505

Classic Room

High Season (1 Jan - 30 April & 1 Oct - 19 Dec)
$$660
Double room ($330 per person) Single room = $644

Classic Room

High Season (1 - 31 March)
$$655
Double room ($327.50 per person) Single room = $638

Classic Room

Peak Season (20 Dec '18 - 5 Jan '19)
$$722
Double room ($361 per person) Single room = $705

Please note: Prices may fluctuate due to exchange rates.

Would you like to stay at this lodge? Let us know info@malawianstyle.com 

V&A Waterfront

The Victoria and Alfred Hotel offers charming colonial ambience in a central, prestigious location on the pier-head of the world’s most famous working harbour – the famed V&A Waterfront. This exceptionally elegant hotel occupies a converted historic warehouse and boasts 94 exquisitely designed contemporary rooms. If you are seeking luxurious accommodation, world-class hospitality and spectacular views of table mountain, look no further than this remarkable, historically rich, landmark hotel.

Rates

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