Cape Town

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Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa. Located in the southwest corner of the country near the Cape of Good Hope, it is the southern-most city in Africa.

Cape Town has developed into a global city with lively night-life and diverse cultural activities – from theater to township tours.

Table Mountain dominates the landscape, and can be reached via cable car or hiking.

Cape Town also provides access to beaches, diving, fishing, surfing, kite surfing, and other ocean activities. Inland areas have vineyards that can be visited.

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Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
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Chamonix - Accommodation Daddy

Featuring views of the Atlantic Ocean, as well as a large wooden deck with outdoor seating and a BBQ, Chamonix - Accommodation Daddy is situated just 1 km from Sea Point Beach. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$213

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Ten on Joubert

Ten on Joubert offers modern self-catering accommodation in Green Point, just an 8-minute drive from the V&A Waterfront and a 4-minute drive from the centre of Cape Town. Each luxurious room features a balcony with a view of the pool. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$76

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Royal Atlantic

Featuring an indoor pool and BBQ facilities, Royal Atlantic offers self-catering accommodation in the centre of Sea Point, 230 metres from the coast. Cape Town Stadium is 2.5 km away. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$86

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129 on Kloof Nek Apartments

Kloof Nek offers modern apartments with floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. Each has free WiFi and opens onto a garden with barbecue. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$221 - $507

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Acorn House

Acorn House is situated in an early 20th-century residence and features panoramic views of the bay and Table Mountain. It has an outdoor pool surrounded by lush gardens and offers guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$91 - $105

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Peninsula All Suite Hotel

Peninsula All Suite Hotel

Overlooking the bay, Peninsula All Suite Hotel is a short walk from the beach and a 10-minute drive from Camps Bay. If offers free Wi-Fi in public areas and boasts a pool, a garden and a bar. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$176 - $292

$176-
The Hyde All Suite Hotel

The Hyde All Suite Hotel

Located in Sea Point, the Hyde All Suite Hotel offers modern, fully serviced apartments and studios. It boasts a rooftop pool and a courtyard restaurant. Free undercover parking is available. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$177 - $168

$177-
Waterfront View Luxury Apartment

Waterfront View Luxury Apartment

Boasting views of the V&A Waterfront, Waterfront View Luxury Apartment offers accommodation in Green Point. This air-conditioned unit is 900 metres from Green Point Stadium. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$177

$177-
Nox Rentals - La Fleur

Nox Rentals - La Fleur

Nox Rentals - La Fleur is a villa with an outdoor pool, located in Cape Town in the Western Cape Region. The villa is 600 metres from Camps Bay Library. Free private parking is available on site. The villa features free WiFi throughout the property. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$178

$178-
Nox Rentals - Sea Escape

Nox Rentals - Sea Escape

Situated in Cape Town in the Western Cape Region, this villa is 600 metres from Camps Bay Library. This villa provides a seasonal outdoor pool and free WiFi. Promenade Shopping Centre is 700 metres from Nox Rentals - Sea Escape, while Viewpoint is... Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$178

$178-
Nox Rentals - Driftwood

Nox Rentals - Driftwood

Nox Rentals - Driftwood offers accommodation in Cape Town, 2.6 km from Table Mountain. The villa has access to a communal swimming pool within the complex. Long Street is 5 km from Nox Rentals - Driftwood, while V&A Waterfront is 8 km away. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$178

$178-
Nox Rentals - Sunset Hills

Nox Rentals - Sunset Hills

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Nox Rentals - Sunset Hills is a villa, set in Cape Town. The villa is 800 metres from Camps Bay Library. Other facilities at Nox Rentals - Sunset Hills include a sauna. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$178

$178-
Nox Rentals - 270 Degrees

Nox Rentals - 270 Degrees

Nox Rentals - 270 Degrees is a villa with free WiFi throughout the property, located in Cape Town. Featuring free private parking, the apartment is 600 metres from Camps Bay Library. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$178

$178-
Pleasant Ways

Pleasant Ways

Set 100 metres from Rocklands Road Park (Sea Point) in Cape Town, this air-conditioned apartment features a balcony. Pleasant Ways features views of the sea and is 100 metres from Mr Video (Video and Movie Rentals). Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$179

$179-
Derwent House

Derwent House

With a solar-heated pool and hot tub, Derwent House is centrally located just a 2-minute walk from restaurants and shops in Kloof Street. Each air-conditioned room at Derwent House comes equipped with a flat-screen TV with DVD player and free WiFi. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$179 - $190

$179-
Villa Marina 5

Villa Marina 5

Villa Marina 5 offers accommodation in Cape Town, 300 metres from The Rotary Club International and 500 metres from The Water Club. The unit is 800 metres from Slipway (Oceana Power Boat Club). Free WiFi is featured . Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$180

$180-
Rockwell Suites by Totalstay

Rockwell Suites by Totalstay

Rockwell Suites by Totalstay is an apartment set in Cape Town, 100 metres from Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The property features views of the city and is 100 metres from Cape Info Africa Travel & Tourism Centre. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$181

$181-
The Commodore Hotel

The Commodore Hotel

With panoramic views of Table Bay and Table Mountain, The Commodore is decorated in a nautical theme. It features an outdoor swimming pool and sauna, fitness and massage facilities. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$181 - $212

$181-
Highworth House

Highworth House

Set in Cape Town, this holiday home features free WiFi and a terrace. The unit is 100 metres from Decodance Underworld. Free private parking is available on site. There is a dining area and a kitchen. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$182

$182-
Atholl House

Atholl House

Offering an outdoor pool, Atholl House is located in the trendy suburb of Camps Bay and 10 minutes' walk from the beach. It offers stylish decorated rooms with sea and mountain views. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$183

$183-
DysArt Boutique Hotel

DysArt Boutique Hotel

Located in Cape Town’s trendy suburb of Green Point, DysArt is a 5-star guest house offering luxurious and stylish accommodation. DysArt Guest House is just minutes from the V&A Waterfront and De Waterkant. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$183 - $174

$183-
Monte Carlo Apartment Camps Bay

Monte Carlo Apartment Camps Bay

Situated 700 metres from Camps Bay Library in Cape Town, this apartment features a balcony. The apartment is 700 metres from Promenade Shopping Centre. Free private parking is available on site. There is a seating area and a kitchen. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$183

$183-

Highlighted Interests:

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Cultural
Global City
The Cape Town metropolitan area covers a large area, from Durbanville and Somerset West in the east to Cape Point in the south and Atlantis in the north. The city center is located in a relatively small area between Table Mountain and Table Bay.

Cape Town's European history began in 1652, when Jan van Riebeeck established a trading post there on behalf of the Dutch East Indies Company. The first European settlers were mainly Dutch, with some French Huguenots that had to flee from religious persecution in their home country. The first settlers soon explored the adjacent hinterland and started settling the rest of South Africa. Capetown maintains its reputation as the most cosmopolitan and traveler-friendly city in the country. It is also the legislative capital of South Africa.
Natural
Unusual Local Feature

Tabletop Mountain

Tabletop Mountain is Capetown’s universally famous town landmark. It can be hiked or visited by cable car. There is a cafe with a limited range of snacks, coffee, beer and wine at the top. Table Mountain is the home of a small animal, the rock rabbit (known locally as the 'Dassie') whose closest relative, DNA-wise, is the elephant, and you can see them running around on the rocks at the top of the mountain. Expect temperatures to be considerable cooler on top than on the bottom and dress accordingly.
Beaches
Beaches on the False Bay side of the peninsula are the most popular with swimmers as the water is warmer. St James has the most picturesque tidal pool on the stretch between Muizenberg and Kalk Bay, while Clovelly and Fish Hoek beaches wrap around a sheltered bay with soft, white sands. Fishing boats, hobie cats and kayaks launch from here too. Camps Bay and Clifton also have great beaches to visit if you want to try the chillier waters of the west coast.
Other Interests:
Cultural
Unusual Local Feature
Theater
Visual Arts
Museums
Combination
Vineyard Region
Parks, Gardens, Zoos
Natural
Windsports
Fishing
Diving
Ocean Wildlife
Lowland Mountains
Hiking and Trekking
Wildlife and Plants

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