The Western Cape offers exciting holiday activities to suit your various holiday requirements. Find luxurious five star accommodation on the coast or a cosy bed and breakfast nestled in a Winelands valley. Each day brings a new element of adventure, with recreational activities varying from sky diving and water sports to hikes in the forest and sunset cruises.
Cape Town highlights
Cape Town is one of the world’s most appealing holiday destinations due to its vibrant culture, exquisite scenery and endless list of hotels, restaurants, night clubs and bars. The stretch of white sandy beaches along the rugged coastline provides ample opportunity for sea, sun and sand.
Llandudno is a highly sought-after Atlantic seaboard suburb, and one of the most spectacular places to stay is 26 Sunset Avenue where you can enjoy a sea-facing villa with six luxurious suites – ideal for a large group of friends or a family wishing to enjoy a contemporary self-catering holiday. Additional perks include a steam room, heated swimming pool and dining space for twelve.
Llandudno is right around the corner from Hout Bay where you can enjoy restaurants on the beach, family markets and quaint shops. It is also a 10 minute drive from Camps Bay where you can wine and dine in style or spend endless time on Camps Bay Beach or Clifton Beach.
You can also enjoy a cable car ride up the famous Table Mountain, hike up Lion’s Head to watch the sun set over the city, enjoy trendy Long Street or shop till you drop at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront.
Venture into the Winelands
The Cape Winelands is South Africa’s largest wine producing region. Only 45 minutes outside of Cape Town, this region is ideal for wine tasting tours, cheese festivals and home to numerous farms where you can pick cherries, strawberries or olives.
The region is also renowned for its five star accommodation, where you can choose from private self-catering guesthouses and grand hotels, such as the Lanzerac Hotel and Spa. The hotel boasts its strong heritage with Cape Dutch architecture on a 300 year old country estate in Stellenbosch. This is coupled with world class hospitality and a choice of private suites that overlook the Helderberg Mountains, flourishing vineyards and picturesque gardens. You can also indulge in the hotels spa and feel rested and rejuvenated for your duration of your stay.
Alternatively, if you are a big fan of the outdoors, why not enjoy a Western Cape safari experience? If night game drives, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and swimming in rock pools is more your style, venture 270km out of the city to the Cederberg Mountains, where you will reach the award winning Bushmans Kloof retreat, set among sandstone formations.
This South African Heritage site is proud host to ancient San rock art as well as indigenous flaura and fauna, ensuring that your stay there is not only aesthetically wonderful, but a cultural and historical journey.
Depending on your holiday needs, there is wonderful accommodation available in all regions of the Western Cape. An experienced travel expert will assist in helping you find the perfect deals for you and your loved ones, ensuring that your holiday turns out just as you expect and deserve.
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Exclusive Getaways is an experienced accommodation expert in South Africa. Exclusive Getaways offers a comprehensive portfolio of quality accommodation in the Western Cape as well as a selection of the latest specials in this region.