Visiting Cape Town has been sitting on the top of my ‘bucket list’ for quite some time now. I have recently discovered that I seem to have some connection with Africa and I can assure you that I will definitely return to explore more of this city. I have ticked off several places from my travel ‘bucket list’ but Cape Town definitely stole my heart. I loved everything there! I felt super save, I was treated very good and I have enjoyed my stay to the max! I would like to share my favourite places and things to do with you, so please keep on reading.
Where to Stay
Sugar Hotel Cape Town: This is an amazing boutique hotel with great staff and a nice vibe, the hotel is super safe, the rooms (7) are spacious, the breakfast was good and it is centrally located in Cape Town [www.sugarhotel.co.za].
POD Camps Bay: This ECO boutique hotel is very exclusive and trendy.The location is breathtaking with views on the table mountain or the ocean, the service is out of this world and the rooms arevery stylish (design)! I enjoyed my breakfast,the views,the outstanding service and offcourse the location. [www.pod.co.za].
I would also recommend the following hotels:
Cape Grace Hotel Cape Town
One & Only Cape Town
Belmont Mount Nelson Hotel
Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa
Where to Eat
Delaire Graff Restaurant Stellenbosch: Excellent Service, breathtaking views, good wines and an amazing interioir, A 45 minute drive from Cape Town [delaire.co.za].
Mount Nelson Hotel: In my opinion this hotel serves the best hightea in Cape Town. “a true institution”! I love this place, [www. belmont.com].
NOBU Cape Town: Located at the One & Only Cape Town hotel at the Waterfront Area. This is the place where Japanese Cuisine meets South Africa. Highly recommended! [www. noburestaurants.com].
Cape Grace Hotel: Amazing service, the location is beautiful,very chic and the cream tea is amazing! If you want to sit back, relax and enjoy some sweets I would definitely recommend this place [www.capegrace.com].
I would also recommend the following restaurants:
The Round House
The Hussar Grill
Pot Luck Club
Grand Cafe and Beach
Shimmy Beach Club
The Test Kitchen
The Tasting Room
Leopard Bar for stunning views!(very surreal)
Where to shop
Victoria & Alfred Mall: Spacious, high fashion, located in the Waterfront Area
Santa Maria Novella : I love this brand, read my review here. The shop is located at the Cape Quarter Plaza in Green Point.
Africa Nova: This shop, also situated at the Cape Quarter Plaza sells beautiful local arts and crafts
Babylons Toren Franschhoek: Visit the farmshop for some fine soap and candles.
The Old Buscuit Mill: The ideal market for great food and organic products
Wellness Warehouse Cape Town: The place to be for the widest range of health products
The Skin Boutique: Skincare Therapy specializing in Environ Facial Treatments with the Environ DF machine. When in Cape-Town you have to pay Kathy a visit! She is very nice, honest and she works with an amazing brand! [www.theskinboutique.co.za].
Langaro: A very chic wellnes spa and lifestyle centre situated in Camps Bay. Out of this world service and they carry some amazing brands. I enjoyed my OPI pedicure and I will definitely return. [www.langaro.com]