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Cape Town

Quirky, Unusual and Interesting Places to Stay in the Western Cape

Be intrigued by these innovative and very different places to stay

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Cape Town

Cheap And Cheerful: Awesome Budget Getaways Near Cape Town

Tick them off your list and explore the Western Cape with our pick of budget getaways and affordable escapes that cost less than R550pp per night

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SAN Parks

Off-The-Radar Beaches: Rocky Coves, Hidden Hamlets, Isolated Enclaves

17 idyllic sandy stretches for families, surfers, trendsetters, people watching and isolation

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Cape Town

Winter's The Best Time To Plan A Special Getaway With These Great Deals

Why? Because you get more bang for your buck with low-season specials

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Cape Town

50% Off Plush Hotel Suites Atop Smart Work Spaces In Epicentre Of Cape Town

Ideal base for stylish travels (and business if desired)

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Cape Town

The Premium Work-and-Play Hub For Business Travellers Who want It All

Plush hotels lead down to convenient coworking offices and bedecked lounges

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Cape Town

Accommodation in De Waterkant

A selection of places to stay in one of Cape Town’s most charming central sub-districts

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Accommodation

Bona Dea Private Estate: A Wedding Venue With 20 000 Fairy Lights

Light, airy reception rooms lead out to a natural water feature and romantic garden terraces

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Outside Cape Town

New Experiences With Benguela Cove

From wine tastings and food pairings to pirate-themed adventure mini-golf, there’s so much to discover at Benguela Cove

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Outside Cape Town

Ficks: Hermanus’ New Idyllic Summer Hangout

Set on the edges of a sparkling blue tidal pool and ocean, Ficks will serve pintxos and wine

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Accommodation

Excellent Food, Award-Winning Wines and Luxurious Sleeps At This Top Vineyard

Meals by a top chef, award-winning chardonnay and sauvignon blanc, and large, luxurious suites

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SAN Parks

Your 2019 Guide to Spring Flowers in the Cape

PLUS The answer to your FAQs such as best places to see the wild flowers

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Outside Cape Town

Tech Meets Nature In the Most Spectacular Way At theLAB Robertson Guest House

Fully automated rooms, phone-charging menus and solar-powered energy  

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Accommodation

kykNET Finalist Chef Offers New Reason for Road Trip to Swellendam (and you can even stay over)

Comforting country cuisine, burgers and free beer, and soup and sherry for R55 at the new Rotterdam Restaurant

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Outside Cape Town

Goudini Spa: Still Perfect For a Relaxed Family-Friendly Holiday

There are four heated pools, plus a host of other activities

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Cape Town

Once In Cape Town: A Hostel That Feels Like a Hotel …

... but won’t hurt your holiday budget

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Outside Cape Town

Thali Thali Safari Lodge and Game Reserve

The down-to-earth West Coast wildlife reserve that offers affordable accommodation for the whole clan 

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Outside Cape Town

Muizenberg celebrates 100 years of surfing

It’s also where Agatha Christie liked to catch a wave

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Outside Cape Town

NEW PLACE: Wingerd Vista: Built on Beer and Ice-Cream

They call it Wingerd Vista because of the spectacular garden and sculpture views (the food and drinks aren’t bad either)

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Outside Cape Town

Hey Brew: Franschhoek’s New Traditional Abbey-style Brewery

Dog-friendly beer, Belgian-inspired beer and a 1961 copper brewhouse

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Accommodation

New Experiences: Unique Day Tours For Exploring The Cape

Something nice. Something unique. Something you find out about from your best friends.

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Outside Cape Town

This is What She's Hoping for When You Say, Let’s Go Camping

Cosy in winter, romantic and the freedom for the kids to roam

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Accommodation

New: Passion, Personality And Three Eateries at Purple Rayn

Chef Warren Carney tempts you to indulge in Eastern and oriental flavours with a Cape touch along with sushi the way it’s supposed to be 

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Accommodation

Looking for Something Cool To Do With The Kids This Weekend? Check Out This Super-Special Stellenbosch Animal Farm

From the cheeky piggies at the animal farm to the mini racetrack and enormous sandpit and sweeping gardens, Vredenheim Animal Farm offers something for everyone

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Accommodation

The AC presents a new way to hotel in Cape Town

Whether it’s for business or leisure, you’ll be taken care of wonderfully

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Outside Cape Town

5 Reasons Why this Luxury Getaway in Paarl is One of the Cape’s Great Escapes

At La Bella Vita Studios you get to pick from 10 bespoke luxury studios to match your personality or mood

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Accommodation

Cool Art Hotel Meets Pooch Palace – Unique Discoveries at Radisson RED in The Heart of The Hip Silo District

It’s not every day you find a pet-friendly hotel that looks like an art gallery and operates on wireless streaming in the heart of Cape Town  

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Outside Cape Town

Must See: The Most Versatile Weddings and Functions in Franschhoek

Every type of function you can imagine, 10 different winelands wedding spaces in one and refined farm-to-table bistro restaurant, bakery and deli to discover

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Accommodation

NEW: Inside Cape Town's First Adventure Lodge

From sandboarding and paintball to showing you the best kitesurfing spots, Zeestock Adventure Lodge knows how to keep the adrenaline flowing  

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njalo
Outside Cape Town

New: Karoo Eco Family Farm Accommodation and Experiences

Brand-new Njalo-Njalo offers idyllic family farm accommodation just 2 hours outside of Cape Town

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Outside Cape Town

An Incredible Country-Style Wedding Venue in Swellendam

A quaint chapel, rustic luxury accommodation and sunset safari picnics at Rotterdam Boutique Hotel

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Cape Town

This Foreshore Hotel Puts You Right in the Heart of Cape Town

Famous harbour views and the canal cruise that goes through the property – an ideal location for business and leisure

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Cape Town

Enjoy First-Class Harbour Views At This Boutique 4-Star Hotel in Simon's Town

Wind down against the backdrop of breathtaking sea views at aha Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel

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Outside Cape Town

Knysna Splendour: Balcony Views & 4-Star Luxury At This Revamped Hotel On The Garden Route

Explore Knysna’s serene lagoons and enchanted forests from the easy-going luxury of aha The Rex Hotel

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Accommodation

This Stellenbosch Wine Was Chosen by Prince Albert. Now You Can Enjoy It, Too

Plus, the vineyard is gorgeous and less than one hour’s drive away

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Tailormade Travel NL

A Warm Welcome to the Thrill-seekers Playground

Adventure day tours uncovered in Cape Town and Surrounds

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Outside Cape Town

Lakeside Lodge and Spa in Sedgefield

Wine and dine at this beautiful hotel on the Garden Route

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Accommodation

Basic or Boutique, Cape Quarter is Designed to Turn Every Stop Into an Experience

Whether it’s grocery shopping, hitting the gym or lusting over those designer European jeans, Cape Quarter has something for everyone

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Camping

Camping Spots With Awesome Extras, Adventures and Activities

From dog-friendly campsites with canoeing and waterslides to mountain climbing, Olympic-sized swimming pools and 4X4 drives

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Accommodation

Own A Stylish Apartment In The Heart Of Cape Town

Affordable and secure inner-city micro-living on the rise in our city

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Cape Town

Cape Town's Exquisite Surprises and Luxurious Experiences

A monthly growing sneak peek into the lavish things to do and luxury lifestyle of the Mother City’s elite visitors

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Accommodation

6 Good Reasons To Take A Winter Mini-Break

From seaside escapes to countryside adventures, we’ve got your winter weekend getaway covered

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Accommodation

12 Intimate Weekend Getaways

A cabin in delightful isolation at R250

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Outside Cape Town

Spend a Day at: Spice Route in Paarl

A wine-land playground that’ll satisfy your every desire!

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Outside Cape Town

Accommodation in Stellenbosch

This town redefines the classic, weekend break

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Outside Cape Town

Peace, Quiet And Luxury At This Five-Star Guest Lodge

A five-star pocket of privacy and peace in the heart of the Cape Winelands at this bed and breakfast accommodation on a working wine farm

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Outside Cape Town

Cool and Exciting Places to Stay in Swellendam

From five-star hotels and guest farms to backpackers and campsites, plus: loads of exciting things to do in and around Swellendam

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Cape Town

Fresh Experiences at this New-Look Foreshore Hotel

Newly renovated, pet-friendly rooms and a vegan menu, plus: the famous rooftop bar still at the Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Foreshore

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Cape Town

Enjoy Simple, Sophisticated Luxury at Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront

Simple, sophisticated luxury sans the stuffiness  

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Cape Town

Discovering Seapoint

A selection of things to do along the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town

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Cape Town

Business or Pleasure: This Luxury Spot Makes For The Ideal Inner-City Getaway

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence on Riebeek Street, Cape Town gives visitors a chance to live in the lap of luxury and still be where all the city action is

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Accommodation

Book The Ultimate Business Accommodation: Afribode Self-Catering Apartments

Your own space and luxury features — Afribode Accommodation offers ideal apartment-style business stays in and around Cape Town

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With music by Cyndi Lauper, several Tonys and a Laurence Olivier Award

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Sample the best that Cape Town’s booming craft beer industry has to offer (and let ...

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Tuck in while you soak in the atmosphere of the city centre

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What an awesome vibe: Top Franschhoek chefs’ lunch favourite is now open till late (one ...

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Embrace your inner yogi outdoors

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Get sushi and noodle specials three days a week

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Get your dose of classics, dramas, action movies and more at these outdoor summertime ...

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World-renowned DJ Dino Moran takes over city’s most vibey steak joint

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And now they have added couture alcoholic cocktails to the menu at this all-day cafe

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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What would you do if you'd been given two hours and 15 fun things to do?

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The iconic South African artist’s largest exhibition in Africa in over a decade

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Top city illustrator will give you personal guidance in her small summer classes

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The V&A Waterfront Presents the 2nd V&A Motor Show

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Chef Matt Manning serves a two-, three- or five-course brunch

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Kick back, sip wine and relax with a country movie screening experience

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Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan

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Bring the kids along to experience the Duck Parade

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Movies and Dinner – the perfect couple…

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