Perfectly placed between the Atlantic Ocean, endless mountains and Wine lands is a little piece of heaven. Cape Town is one of the most beautiful places on this planet and the evidence of this fact is everywhere. The warm people and endless variety of places to see, make Cape Town the highly desirable holiday destination it is.
From the Victor & Alfred Waterfront, you can take an incredible helicopter tour which takes you along the coastline. This is a great way to find your bearings before renting a car and exploring what the inner streets have to offer.
If you venture inland, the small towns of Paarl, Franschhoek and Stellenbosch offer quaint coffee shops and side streets with a rich history and influence of the original settlers of the Cape. They are surrounded by mountains views and scattered with hiking trails.
If you are traveling to Cape Town and are looking for more a activities to fill your days, check out this awesome article on The Top 5 Outdoor Experiences including False Bay and Seal Island, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens, Penguin Colonies at Boulders and Stony Point, Cape Point and lastly, a drive to the whale watching town of Hermanus
The Home of Kite Surfing
If the ocean and a little kite surfing is what gets your heart racing, you are in the right place. Bloubergstrand is a world famous Kite Surfing spot, attracting kiters from all over the world in the Summer months. It even holds the Red Bull King of the Air tournament every year. Because it provides wind on tap, Eden On The Bay is a great location if you are a beginner or pro kiter. It offers board and kite rental and has qualified trainers available if you need a lesson or two.
If you are visiting on holiday and just need some relaxed time do lots of nothing, head toward Somerset West in the Western Cape for wide open spaces, lakes and unforgettable views.