Marvel at this exceptionally beautiful city, one of the most beautiful in the world.

Cape Town is a city destined to please. The iconic Table Mountain dominates the horizon with the city in the foreground. A combination of the crisp waters of the cape, the charming waterfront and the sandy beaches make it a city to fall in love with.  The oldest city in South Africa, it offers beautiful colonial architecture and delightful suburbs, all surrounded by rolling green hills and imposing mountains.

Cape Town, often referred to as the “Mother City,” is a vibrant and diverse metropolis nestled on the southwestern tip of South Africa. It is a city of unparalleled beauty, with a striking natural backdrop that includes the iconic Table Mountain, which dominates the cityscape, and the pristine beaches that line its coastline.

One of Cape Town’s most recognizable features is Table Mountain, a flat-topped mountain that rises majestically from the heart of the city. Tourists and locals alike frequently hike to the summit to enjoy panoramic views of the city, the Atlantic Ocean, and the surrounding landscapes. A cable car offers a more leisurely way to access this natural wonder.

The city’s coastline is equally breathtaking, with pristine beaches such as Camps Bay and Clifton offering a haven for sunbathers, surfers, and water sports enthusiasts. The frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean meet the warm currents of the Indian Ocean at Cape Point, creating a unique marine ecosystem and an excellent destination for whale-watching.

Cape Town is also known for its rich cultural heritage and history. The city boasts an array of architectural marvels, from the historic Cape Dutch buildings of the Bo-Kaap neighbourhood to the modern and innovative designs found in the city centre. Robben Island, just off the coast of Cape Town, was a place of incarceration for political prisoners, including Nelson Mandela during the apartheid era, and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site and museum.

The city’s diverse population adds to its unique character. Cape Town is a melting pot of cultures and backgrounds, and this diversity is reflected in its cuisine, arts, and festivals. You can savour a fusion of flavours in its vibrant food scene, from traditional South African dishes to international cuisine. The city’s markets, such as the Old Biscuit Mill and Greenmarket Square, are great places to explore and sample local products.

For nature enthusiasts, the Cape Town area offers a range of outdoor activities, from hiking and mountain biking in the Table Mountain National Park to exploring the unique fynbos vegetation of the Cape Floral Kingdom, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Cape Town is a city of breathtaking natural beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and outdoor adventures and a must-visit location.


Our favourite luxury hotels

Cape Grace Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

The Cape Grace

Perfectly positioned on a private quay on the vibrant Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, this luxurious boutique hotel combines the allure of the city with unique style, refinement and hospitality. In cool hues of blue, warm shades of red and rich tones of green and gold, each of the 120 guest rooms and suites is completely unique and has its own “story” – the focal point from which the rest of the design elements flow. Spend a lazy day by the outdoor heated pool or visit The Spa, located on the top floor, where you can be revitalised by African-influenced therapies.

Silo Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

The Silo Hotel

The Silo Hotel is an extraordinary hotel setting high standards in luxury and set in a magical space towering above the V&A Waterfront. The Silo has been built in the grain elevator portion of the historic grain silo complex occupying 6 floors above what is now the Museum of Contemporary Art Africa. It’s surrounded by the ocean, the mountain and offers several spacious and elegant suites, 3 different dining options and a state-of-the-art spa – all with breathtaking views. The Silo is covered in pillowed glazing panels and at night, this transforms it into a glowing beacon.

Ellerman House Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

Ellerman House

Situated in the heart of one of the most exclusive suburbs, Bantry Bay, just ten minutes away from the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront and in walking distance to the Clifton and Camps Bay beaches, this elegant Edwardian mansion overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and has an extensive collection of original South African art. Originally a private residence, the Edwardian-style mansion has 13 rooms and suites, two ultra-modern villas plus the tranquil Ellerman House Spa. The Wine Gallery is seriously impressive; a cellar for the hotel’s 7500-bottle collection of South African vintage wines.

Belmond Mount Nelson, Cape Town, South Africa

Belmond Mount Nelson

At the foot of Table Mountain, the Belmond Mount Nelson evokes the magic of a bygone era. Painted pink for peace in 1918, the hotel has exquisitely restored interiors with quirky modern touches. Each of Mount Nelsons 86 suites and 112 guestrooms are individually furnished with luxurious bathrooms. Set in a tranquil and lush garden estate – Belmond Mount Nelson is the only resort-style hotel and spa centrally located in Cape Town near all major tourist attractions, a mere 20 minute walk to the city centre. The spa and pool provide the perfect spot to relax after a day in the city.

Kensington Place, Cape Town, South Africa

Kensington Place

A stylish, luxury boutique property featuring just eight guest rooms. Located on the outskirts of Cape Town city centre, this is the place to experience Cape Town as the locals do in full tranquility. The rooms exude contemporary elegance with eclectic local touches and hand-picked furniture. Guests can enjoy private gardens, a swimming pool and terrace.  It’s a hidden oasis laced with stunning opulence, complete with unrivalled service and unforgettable one-of-a-kind experience.

Camissa House, Cape Town Luxury hotel, South Africa

Camissa House

Camissa House is more than just a luxury boutique hotel, it’s a serene, mountainside hideaway found in the heart of Cape Town, lying within the shadow of Table Mountain and a short 5-minute walk from the city centre. All eight rooms flaunt magnificent views of the city’s most iconic sights. Elegant and spacious in design, a stay at Camissa House will include breakfast, the use of the sophisticated rooftop bar with stunning views of the city below, a 24 hours butler service and highspeed wifi.

Table Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

The Table Bay

A luxury hotel set on Cape Town’s historic V&A Waterfront.  Each of the 329 stylishly appointed Table Bay Hotel guest rooms overlook either the bay across to Robben Island or offer views of the harbour, city and the iconic and majestic Table Mountain. The Table Bay is particularly renowned for its cuisine and guests can choose from several excellent restaurants serving South African dishes with a modern twist or the best breakfast in the city. Facilities include a tempting pool, relaxing spa and fully equipped gym.

12 Apostles, Cape Town South Africa

The 12 Apostles

A five-star boutique property situated on the edge of the Twelve Apostles Mountain range and offering breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Guests can enjoy the two heated pools, one overlooking the ocean and the other built into the rocks over the mountains. The restaurant here is famous for its cuisine – choose the Fynbos menu for something special or enjoy Afternoon Tea overlooking the sea. It’s lavishly decorated and there’s exceptional personalised service where nothing is too much trouble.  This is a stylish and relaxing hotel.

One&Only, Cape Town South Africa

One&Only Cape Town

A luxury resort in Cape Town’s fashionable V&A Waterfront, featuring panoramic views of the marina and the Atlantic Ocean and Table Mountain beyond. Dine on some excellent food, from Japanese-Peruvian in Nobu to traditional South-African with a contemporary twist at Ochre. One&Only Cape Town combines exceptional service, excellent activities and a luxury seaside escape with easy access to the city’s best shops and dining. It’s a tranquil enclave on the doorstep of this vibrant city.

Tintswalo Atlantic, Cape Town South Africa

Tintswalo Atlantic

A stylish boutique hotel, situated on a stunning pebble beach just outside of Cape Town at the bottom of Chapman’s Peak Drive and has a beautiful ocean view across Hout Bay. Each suite is inspired by a different island of the world and features a balcony with panoramic views over the beach. Guests can relax in this beautiful wilderness property, explore the Cape of Good Hope, wander on the beach and in the evenings, dine on exceptional cuisine and  fine wine. With access to the hotel only being through a transfer down the winding slopes, privacy and intimacy is the key.

Rovos Rail, South Africa

Rovos Rail

Rovos Rail is considered to be one of the most luxurious trains in the world, on a par with the Orient-Express and has earned an international reputation for its truly world-class travel experiences. Rovos Rail links Pretoria to Cape Town on a 3-day journey through South Africa as you travel aboard the vintage wood-panelled coaches in one of the 36 luxury suites and experience fine dining. For those in search of the romance of African exploration, join an epic 15-day journey from South Africa to Tanzania and a new adventurous route from Tanzania to Angola through the DRC.