Cape Town

Mod and trendy, and sporting all the entertainments holiday-folk could wish for, Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront is a wonderful re-emergence and “upvamp” of what was once just a small jetty, built by Jan van Riebeeck in 1654 during his creation of a refreshment station at the Cape.

Cape Town’s heatwave has sent us all scuttling off to the closest cool-down joints, like thirsty hogs hunting waterholes in a parched landscape. And so it’s a good time, wherever you are – high and dry or lying low, in or out of sizzling Cape Town – to ponder some of the pool decks that could … Continue reading “Some Pretty Cool Places to Chill: Pools to Drool for”

To help keep you on your toes in a companionable way, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa has introduced a new Sports Buddy programme – a briliant concept for guests who really don’t want to neglect their fitness routines whilst on holiday. 

  Kirstenbosch – the majestic gardens in Cape Town that visitors and locals love to visit – has been voted one of the world’s top picnic spots by National Geographic Magazine.

Leaving your pet behind at the start of a holiday is often every bit as traumatic for the owner as for the pet, and for some travellers it can cast quite a gloomy shadow over the trip. Numerous accommodation-providers have risen to the challenge of providing pet-friendly accommodation, and throughout South Africa you won’t have … Continue reading “It’s a Dog’s Life: Five-Star Holidays for Pooches at The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa in Cape Town”