We can only agree with the famous British newspaper, The Telegraph, when it announced earlier in 2016 that Cape Town is the best city in the world. So, if you are not convinced yet and still hesitate to come to The Mother City for your next holidays, take a look at this 10 pictures from the Best of Cape Town.
1. The Twelve Apostles Mountain Range
Overlooking the beach of Camps Bay, the Twelve Apostles Mountain Range is one of the symbols of Cape Town. Actually, it counts 18 peaks and each having a name.
2. Hout Bay
The harbour of Hout Bay is well-known by the local people. It is a charming place surrounded by mountains by the beautiful place of Llandudno next to it. There, you can have the best Fish and Chips you have ever eaten or simply have an ice cream taking in the wonderful view.
If you are in Cape Town during the week-end, remember to go to the Hout Bay Harbour Market, which will immerse you in an unforgettable atmosphere.
3. Chapmans Peak
Just in front of Hout Bay, Chapmans Peak hosts a wonderful road which will lead you to the south of the Cape Peninsula for a memorable road trip. The view of the Atlantic Ocean from this peak is amazing and will leave you full of wishes of travel overseas.
The beautiful city of Noordhoek is well-known for its beach where you can go horse riding on the sand. It is an amazing feeling! Do not hesitate to try this experience with your friends and family.
5. Cape Point
Almost the end of the Cape Peninsula! Cape Point is located on the heights of the Peninsula, which make every visitor having a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean. Let your mind imagines the first explorers arriving from the seas to discover new lands…
6. Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Located in Simon’s Town, the Boulders Beach Penguin Colony hosts some of the cutest animals you have ever seen. The African Penguin is a threatened species which need to be protected and that is exactly why people taking care of the area are trying to do. It is a beautiful and educational place for young and old alike.
7. Kalk Bay
The fishing village of Kalk Bay if located on the west side of False Bay. It offers a splendid view of the bay and the village is full of restaurant and little shops that will delight every shopping addict.
Well-known by all surfers, Muizenberg has perfect waves if you want to try to go surfing, here is your chance! The place is also famous for its little and colorful beach houses so typical.
Stellenbosch is one of the oldest city of South Africa. Nowadays, it is well-known for its Winelands at the foot of the mountains. Whether during the summer of the winter, it is always pleasant to discover these beautiful landscapes.
10. Wine Tasting in a Wine Estate
In Stellenbosch or elsewhere, try the famous South African wine can’t be avoided if you come in Cape Town for your holidays! Don’t miss the Pinotage that you can only find in South Africa… Enjoy!