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Cape Town

Cape Town is the oldest city in South Africa, dating back more than 300 years. With a fascinating history to absorb, this colourful metropolitan offers an abundance of sights and attractions. Now one of the most desirable cities in the world, Cape Town was officially founded in 1652. The Dutch East India Company, based in The Netherlands, established the first European settlement here, as a halfway point for ships travelling to the East. Already explored by the Portuguese and home to the native Khoisan people, Cape Town tells a vivid story.

With the top five national attractions on its doorstep, Cape Town is a must see for Southern Africa travelers. The Natural Wonder of Table Mountain provides a magnificent platform for panoramic views over the city and out across the open oceans if the Indian and Atlantic. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens is internationally acclaimed, and is one of the greatest botanical gardens of the world. The Cape Floral Region contains some of the richest plant biodiversity in the world, and represents almost 20% of the continents flora. Visitors may enjoy a boat ride and tour of the Historical Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was in incarcerated. Just 60km outside of Cape Town, the breath-taking Cape Point is the most south-westerly tip of Africa. Within the Table Mountain National Park region and covered in endemic fynbos, the spectacular coves at Cape Point boast white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. The iconic Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is one of the city’s main tourist attractions, offering a unique and scenic shopping experience along a working harbour. An attraction by day and by night, the V&A Waterfront offers restaurants, boat cruises, and a host of other entertainment.

Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate, with cool rainy winters from May to September, and hot windy summers from November to March. A haven for outdoor enthusiasts, Cape Town is home to the world’s largest individually timed cycle race, the Cape Argus Cycle Tour. Hiking, cycling, swimming, surfing, kayaking, horse-riding, mountain biking, surfing, golf – the list of outdoor activities to enjoy in Cape Town is endless! The Cape Peninsula is home to resident African penguins, and whale season from June to November see’s southern right whales migrate from the Antarctic to calve and mate. Hermanus has been recognized by the WWF as one of the 12 best whale watching destinations in the world! The world famous Cape Wine region offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the world! Cape Town is a visitor’s paradise, with so many attractions to explore. Based in the greater Cape area, Greatest Africa are on the ground experts, and Southern Africa Travel specialists! Greatest Africa also offers exclusive Private Wine Tours, guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa. Let Greatest Africa guide you in your perfect Cape Town itinerary!

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Cape Town

Abbey Manor Cape Town

  • Set on the foothills of Table Mountain
  • Charming 5 Star Boutique Hotel
  • Set on the Foothills of Table Mountain
  • Ideal Base to Explore the Cape
  • A stones throw from Major city Attractions
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The Cape Grace Hotel

  • Luxury Hotel in the Heart of Cape Town
  • Set in the Picturesque Waterfont
  • Only 20 minutes from Cape Town Airport
  • World Class Dining on your Doorstep
  • Stones Throw from Major Cape Attractions
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Ellerman House, Cape Town

  • Luxurious 5 Star Manor House
  • Easy Access to Major Cape Attractions
  • 20 Minutes from Cape Town Airport
  • Breathtaking panoramic Views
  • Rejuvenating Seaside hideaway
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Four Rosmead Boutique Hotel

  • Boutique Hotel in the Heart of Cape Town
  • Set on the Slopes of Table Mountain
  • Luxurious Home away from Home
  • Walking Distance to Major City Attractions
  • Ideal Location from which to Explore the Cape
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The Mount Nelson Hotel

  • Colonial Style Luxury Hotel
  • Set on the Slopes of Table Mountain
  • Built in the 1800's as an Army HQ
  • Rich and Colourful History
  • A Stones Throw from Cape Highlights
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Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa

  • Luxurious Seaside 5 Star Hotel
  • Beautifully Positioned on the Atlantic
  • Magnificent Mountain Backdrop
  • Exclusive Suites with Panoramic Views
  • Easy Access to All Cape Attractions
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Lawhill Luxury Apartments Cape Town

  • Luxurious Self Catering Apartments
  • Conveniently located in the V & A Waterfront
  • Beautiful Mountain and Yacht Basin Views
  • Ideal Base to Explore the Cape
  • Walking Distance to Many Attractions
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The Bay Hotel Cape Town

  • Stylish Contemporary Luxury Hotel
  • Set on the Stunning Camps Bay Strip
  • Breathtaking Atlantic Ocen Views
  • Sophisticated Mountain Backdrop Setting
  • Ideal Base to Explore the Cape Region
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Camps Bay Retreat Cape Town

  • Luxury Ocean Front Boutique Hotel
  • Set in 4 Acres of Lush Reserve
  • Mountainside Setting just above Camps Bay
  • Panoramic Views over the Atlantic
  • Gateway to All Cape Attractions
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