Western Cape

Western Cape is South Africa’s most popular tourist destination and offers the urban thrills of Cape Town, its adjacent wine country and an aura of the rich political history of South Africa. The Overberg’s perfect whale-watching (Jun-Nov) perches provide excitement of a different nature. The Garden Route’s lakes and forests and the Klein Karoo’s ostrich-farming towns and vineyards present another take on the Cape

All the delights of the Cape Peninsula is a awe-inspiring, and within an hour you can exchange urban landscapes for the charming towns and villages like Camps Bay, Hout Bay via Chapman’s peak drive, Boulder’s Penguin beach and the majestic Cape of Good Hope.

The Winelands are within an easy 1 hour reach of Cape Town with destinations, such as Paarl, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek ready to be explored.

Hermanus is a prime whale-watching location, and also a base from which to organise shark-cave diving. Further afield, the delights of the Garden Route unfold, with more inspiring scenery to be viewed on thrilling drives down the coast and over mountain passes.

Whilst we provide information about the Winelands in a separate section, it is also possible to visit on a day-trip when you are based in Cape Town.


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Winchester Mansions 4*

In the heart of Sea Point Promenade, facing the Atlantic coastline, you will find this special gem. With original Cape Dutch décor and a stunning courtyard at its heart, guests can delight in either ocean or mountain views from one of the classic or contemporary styled rooms and suites. Whether…
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Table Bay Hotel 5*

Sitting on the buzzing Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, the Table Bay Hotel has one of the best locations in Cape Town, with views of Table Mountain, the harbor and notorious Robben Island. Set on the V&A Waterfront, this posh grand hotel is 4.1 km from the city centre and 9.1…
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Sea Five 5*

Tucked at the foot of Table Mountain and overlooked by the majestic Twelve Apostles, Camps Bay will leave you in awe. The boutique hotel is located only 300 metres from the 'hip & happening’ beachfront lined with Palm trees, pavement cafés, nightclubs and gourmet restaurants. This convenient location means you…
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Mosaic Private Sanctuary 4*

Lagoon Lodge features 5 stand-alone safari-style suites, woven in to an ancient Milkwood grove with glass and stone walls opening up onto beautiful views of the mountains and lagoon. Please note Lagoon Lodge is located 3km from the main property. The self-catering cottages are perfect for groups or families, with…
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Le Quartier Francais 5*

This luxurious country ‘Auberge’ is set in the heart of the pretty village of Franschhoek. With an award-winning restaurant on site and a variety of suites, this is an ideal choice for those wishing to prioritise fine wine and dining. There are 15 en-suite rooms and two suites overlooking a…
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Lawhill Apartments 4*

Positioned on the V & A Waterfront means you can enjoy entertainment, outdoor activities, like boat cruises to Robben Island and fabulous dining options, on your doorstep! You will also find a newly renovated Supermarket to cater for your every need.
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Grootbos Nature Reserve – Garden Lodge 5*

South Africa’s premier marina and flora destination is set among the fynbos and ancient milkwood trees with breathtaking views of Walker Bay, frequented by hundreds of whales in Season. Grootbos is home to two Lodges: Garden Lodge's 11 suites and central areas including pool and on-site stables provide the ideal…
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Grootbos Nature Reserve – Forest Lodge 5*

South Africa’s premier marina and flora destination is set among the fynbos and ancient milkwood trees with breathtaking views of Walker Bay, frequented by hundreds of whales in Season. Grootbos is home to 2 Lodges: Forest Lodge, with its fresh, contemporary style and spectacular sea views is ideally suited to…
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Glen Apartments 4*

Set amongst a wooded area, The Glen Apartments takes its name from the 35 acre Glen forest nature reserve that the apartments verge on in Camps Bay. You have the choice of Studio Apartments, 2 bedroom apartments and 3 bedroom loft apartments, all being self-catering.
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Cape Grace Hotel 5*

Surrounded on three sides by water, with a classically inspired exterior yet with state of the art features, this luxurious hotel is renowned for its' warm atmosphere and personalised levels of service. After a day exploring all that the Cape has to offer, rejuvinate in the Spa or relax around…
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Babylonstoren 5*

Babylonstoren is a unique South African farm and vineyard experience only 40 minutes from Cape Town, dating back to 1690 and renowned for the dining generated from the fresh produce on the Estate and charming yet luxurious cottages. A range of activities vary from wine tasting to more child-friendly options…
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Akademie Street Guesthouse 5*

On a leafy road just a short stroll from the historical village centre of Franschhoek, you will find Akademie Street. Each of the unique guesthouses at Akademie are hidden away behind high hedges, which wrap around the gardens and pools, offering privacy and seclusion for all guests. The guesthouses are…
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Abalone Guest House 4*

The Abalone Guest House is situated in Jacobsbaai on the West Coast of South Africa, halfway between Saldanha and Vredenburg. It is a beautiful seaside village, sometimes referred to as the "Namaqualand of the West Coast". Jacobsbaai is a fisherman’s paradise with the Atlantic Ocean providing an abundance of seafood…
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12 Apostles Hotel – Cape Town 5*

Poised above the Atlantic Ocean, the 5-star boutique hotel is flanked by the majestic Table Mountain National Park, a World Heritage Site, and the Twelve Apostles mountain range. The hotel boasts a holistic spa, private cinema, and breathtaking views from the legendary Azure Restaurant and The Leopard Bar.
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