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About Cape Town

Bright blue waters shimmer under the warm African sun, highlighting the expansive beauty of Cape Town. Sitting at the base of the 300,000-year-old Table Mountain, this majestic guardian of the city watches over the vibrant and vivacious ambiance below. Filled with a unique charm that blends creeds, cultures, and styles, Cape Town in Western Cape is a buzz of energy and life. 

This coast-hugging city offers travelers looking for outdoor adventures, long lazy beach days, and luscious wine tasting tours the ideal spot to come indulge. Whether you're a solo traveler on a whirl-wind tour of the magical destination, or you're visiting with a large group making memories that will last a lifetime, our vacation rentals in Cape Town offer countless opportunities for fun. 

Where is Cape Town?

Clinging to the southernmost tip of Africa, Cape Town is roughly 500 miles west of Port Elizabeth, and nearly 900 miles southwest of Johannesburg. As the second most populated city in South Africa, you'll be surrounded by the natural beauty of rolling vineyards, picturesque hiking trails, and sun-soaked beaches, while having easy access to family-friendly local attractions when you stay in our comfortable Cape Town vacation rentals.

Things to Do in Cape Town

Wake up with the warm sun, grab your hiking shoes, and make sure your camera is charged for a sight you'll never forget. Hike to the top of the area's iconic Table Mountain and breathe in the sweeping vistas. Created from years of glacial compression, this 300,000-year-old giant is the perfect spot for a picnic, group picture, or simply a quiet moment as you bask in the far-reaching view of the city. 

Take the gondola down from the peak of Table Mountain and head down to the sugar-sand beaches that paint the perfect spot to unwind. Lose yourself in a good book as the waves roll in just a stone's throw away. Not for the faint-hearted, you'll be able to face your biggest fears by crawling inside of a cage and being lowered into the shark-filled waters. It's certainly not for everyone, but it may be something to check off of your bucket list!

Book a tour that will take you through the vineyards that have gained national attention for years. Sip a glass of Chenin Blanc as you overlook the rolling vines at Stellenbosch Vineyards before moving onto a glass of the truly unique Pinotage. This signature varietal is a hybrid of Pinot Noir and Cinsaut has tons of ripe fruit and hints of herbal earth on the nose. Make sure to grab a bottle to bring home for your friends. 

Visit the museums to learn about the rich history of Cape Town, and see the artifacts that recall both troubled and joyous times. Visit the District Six memorial museum to learn about a dark time in the city's past, then make your way over to the Franschhoek Motor Museum to see some classics that are still turning heads of car lovers all over the world. 

Fun Day Trips from Cape Town

Make sure you're on time for your full-day tour of Cape Peninsula. See the stunning sights of Hout Bay, then make the optional trip to the visit Duiker Island before checking out the Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve. Hear the seals barking orders, then wander through the unique shops to find a trinket to remember your amazing trip.  

Treat yourself to unparalleled views and an experience that will be above the rest when you book your trip on a helicopter tour. See the Cape of Good Hope from a whole new perspective as you snap your panoramic shots to show to all of your friends. After you return to terra firma, freshen up at your vacation rental and make sure you reserve a table at one of the seaside restaurants to see how the local wines pair with Cape Town's signature dishes.

Filled with endless possibilities for fun, storied museums, and rich wines to enjoy, South Africa is waiting for you to come discover all that it has to offer. Book a stay in one of our vacation rentals to experience Cape Town like a local!
 
Photo Credit: Bernard Dupont via Flickr