Cape Town

    Cape Town Accommodation

    Cape Town is a vibrant coastal city located on the southwest tip of South Africa, framed by the Atlantic Ocean and the iconic Table Mountain. The city center offers a mix of historical sites like the Castle of Good Hope and modern attractions like the V&A Waterfront. Popular neighborhoods to stay include Camps Bay for its stunning beach and upscale restaurants, Sea Point for its oceanfront promenade, and the City Bowl for its central location.

    Top things to do include riding the cable car up Table Mountain for panoramic views of the city, driving the scenic Chapman's Peak Drive, exploring the Cape of Good Hope and penguin colonies at Boulders Beach, wine-tasting in Constantia and Stellenbosch, and touring Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned. The nearby Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the best in the world.

    Visitors recommend watching the sunset over the ocean in Camps Bay or Clifton, browsing the boutiques and art galleries around the Company's Garden, and sampling Cape Malay cuisine including bobotie and samoosas. The Two Oceans Aquarium and the colorfully historic Bo-Kaap neighborhood are also popular.

    Getting around is easy by foot in the compact city center, as well as by rental car, Uber, and the affordable MyCiTi bus system. The best time to visit Cape Town is during the warm and sunny summer months from November to February.

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