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Fabulous Cape Town Holidays

Welcome to what South Africans call the Mother City and many visitors consider the best city in the world!

Why would you choose it for your holiday? Because

  • It is amazingly beautiful with its unique mountain, its incredible beaches and its spectacular vegetation (especially the spring flowers)
  • it is a wonderfully vibey cosmopolitan city with friendly people, top class restaurants, great shopping and plenty going on
  • There are SO many things to do, from historic sites to see, galleries and museums to visit, wines to taste, beaches to lie on...
  • There is a huge range of accommodation from self catering to boutique hotels and fantastic five star hotels.

Read on below for a few snippets.

Having lived there for fifteen years, studied there and worked there, we have no doubt that Cape Town is the best possible place for a holiday! What’s more we know exactly where you can find what you are looking for and how to get you to it and keep you safe there.  We can give you the benefit of in-depth local knowledge, and, as a UK company we also give you full ABTA and ATOL protection. So whether it’s your first time, or whether you’re going back for more, let us make sure that you get the most out of it.

Contact us today to plan your Cape Town holiday!  

What to Choose From in Cape Town

Deciding which of Cape Town’s fantastic attractions you simply can’t miss and which you will have to save for your next trip can be a challenge:

Table Mountain

The cable car ride to the top of Table Mountain is something you simply cannot miss.

Robben Island

Robben Island, the jail where Nelson Mandela spent many of his 27 years in prison preparing to become one of the world’s greatest statesmen is an extraordinary piece of History.

The Cape Point Nature Reserve

Cape Point, where the cold Benguela Current from the Atlantic meets the warm Mozambique Current from the Indian Ocean is a place of extraordinary beauty and getting there takes in the wonderful sights of the Cape Peninsula.

The V&A Waterfront

The specialty shops and excellent restaurants of the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront offer the best shopping experience in Southern Africa.

Museums & Galleries

There are many excellent museums and art galleries, including the District 6 Museum which gives some insight into the destruction of part of the city under Apartheid, the Cape Town Castle, the National Gallery and many others

 Best for Families

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

The outstanding Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on the slopes of Devil's Peak in the southern suburbs of Cape Town showcase Fynbos, the world’s most diverse ecosystem. Apart from the great beauty and botanical interest of the gardens, they are a wonderful place to have a meal at one of the restaurants or to picnic and for children to play.

Wine Farms

Taste the regions outstanding wines, stock up your cellar or have a gourmet picnic with the family on the lawns at one of the wine farms of the Constantia Valley, Paarl, Stellenbosch or Franschhoek.

Warm Water Beaches

For family fun on the beach the warm water and safe beaches of Muizenberg, Fish Hoek and the wonderful Boulders Beach in Simonstown are superb.

 Best for Couples

The World’s Best Restaurant

You surely can’t miss dinner at Wolfgat, judged the world’s best restaurant at an event in Paris in 2019!

Clifton

The super-chique Altantic-seaboard beaches of Clifton, Bakoven and Camps Bay are the very best places to be seen in a speedo or bikini, even if the water is a little chilly!

The Wagtail Wow!

Seal Cruise out of Hout Bay

Get up close and personal with the Cape Fur Seal on a fun cruise out of the Hout Bay Harbour. In fact, if you are looking for adventure, why not go snorkelling with the seals?

Outdoor Concert or Play

Take in a magical outdoor concert at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens or a superb performance of a Shakespeare play at the renowned Maynardville open air theater in the summer.

Galleries

Visit the extraordinary Irma Stern Museum of South African Art or the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa.

Whatever takes your fancy, contact us now to get started! 

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Why Choose Us?
 We are a family-owned, UK based local business.
 You will deal with one travel consultant from your first call until the end of your holiday.
 The advice you get will be independent and impartial.
 We have in-depth personal knowledge of many of our destinations.
 Your consultant will give you a totally bespoke service and will be available at any time.
 Through The Hays Travel Independence Group we have access to more than 500 of the world's best holiday providers.
 Our prices are competitive with what you can get online.
 We are passionate about responsible and sustainable tourism.
 All holidays are ABTA & ATOL protected.

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