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Cape Town holidays

Cape Town is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, offering a magnificent natural setting, great shopping, excellent restaurants, delightful wine estates and superb beaches. Known as the “Mother City”, Cape Town is the oldest city in South Africa and has a cultural heritage spanning more than 300 years.

Beautiful Cape Dutch homesteads, the buzzing Victoria & Alfred dock area, Cape Malay cooking and the taste of world-class wine, all contribute to the pleasure and excitement of any stay in Cape Town. No visit to the city would be complete without a trip to Table Mountain. Simply ride the cable car to the top for some of South Africa’s most breathtaking views. Alternatively, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Robben Island, where former inmates take you on an insightful tour of the prison grounds where Nelson Mandela and his comrades were imprisoned for decades during the Apartheid era. Travel through Table Mountain National Park famed for its unique floral kingdom and wild coastal scenery to the Cape of Good Hope.

There are plenty of live music events, art exhibitions, museums, plays and even opera, ballet or symphony concerts on all year round, so there’s always a cultural buss about the city. Cape Town prides itself on its warm and friendly hospitality and over the past few years a number of small boutique hotels have really made their mark.

It also considers itself to be the ‘foodie’ capital South Africa and the surrounding winelands in particular offer gorgeous restaurants in spectacular settings, whilst in the city centre there are countless eateries of the finest quality offering a full range of cuisines.

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