Mossel Bay marks the midway mark between Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape and Cape Town in the Western Cape. As such, it is a major town along the world-famous Garden Route. This prime positioning means that those on vacation are able to visit the entire picturesque region from this comfortable base if they choose accommodation in Mossel Bay for their Garden Route Stay. (more…)
Constantia is the oldest Cape Town suburb, and also one of the most beautiful; known for its verdure as trees flank just about every street and adorn the vast majority of the gardens. It is an affluent suburb that is known for its luxurious homes, which have sizeable wine farms scattered liberally amongst them. It is also notable in terms of its topography, as it is home to the Constantia Valley and the Constantiaberg Mountain Range. (more…)
The Western Cape is the heartland of delicious flavours and sensory delights. While it is known especially for its red, white and sparkling wines, there is actually a wide variety of goods to be sampled and savoured in this part of the world.
The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens have long been one of Cape Town’s premier tourist attractions; renowned for their natural abundance and breath-taking diversity. These gardens, nestled in the Newlands suburb of Cape Town, showcase some of the best that South Africa has to offer in terms of flowers, trees, herbs, succulents and exotic flora. (more…)
Franschhoek is a major part of the world-famous Cape Winelands, despite being such a small village. It has lured millions of tourists from all over the world to be part of its wine-making history, and these vintages have earned the area and its wine farms many accolades and awards. However, for those who do not have a particular fondness for wine or who are simply looking for something a little different, there are many reasons to leave your luxurious Franschhoek accommodation with plenty to see and do in Franschhoek … (more…)
Cape Town has a spectacular coastline and the suburbs that border the ocean have breath-taking views that extend across Table Bay to Robben Island ahead, and show off Signal Hill and Table Mountain behind. Sea Point is one of the busiest, most vibrant suburbs along the coast, and is a hive of activity for locals and tourists alike. There are a number of neighbourhoods within Sea Point that are affluent, boasting beautiful homes (some of which have been converted into holiday accommodation in Sea Point). (more…)
Hout Bay is a seaside village (although formally a neighbourhood of Cape Town) that is as diverse as it is picturesque. It is situated in a valley that requires you to travel over the Constantia nek Pass or via Chapman’s Peak. As such, it is surrounded by the beautiful mountains of the Western Cape and is bordered on the north by the Table Mountain National Park and by Oranjekloof to the north-west.
Chapman’s Peak has become a world-famous drive, taking one along the very edge of the mountain and showcasing uninterrupted, breath-taking views of the vast Atlantic Ocean. (more…)