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Lazy beach days meet sweeping mountain views and a buzzing metropolitan city centre in Cape Town. This highly populated city in the southwest corner of South Africa has many adventures to share with visitors, along with a unique multi-racial and multi-ethnic culture.
Visitors get to choose their own adventure in Cape Town. You can create a relaxed vacation and spend your days soaking up the sun on the sand. False Bay Beach is ideal for swimming, while beginning surfers can practice their skills at Muizenberg. More advanced surfers who want to take on reef breaks can test their nerve at Kalk Bay. Cape Town also offers exceptional kite surfing opportunities.
Once you dry off from your ocean adventures, tuck your feet into a pair of hiking boots and get ready to be amazed. Cape Town offers endless, gorgeous hiking trails. You can’t miss Table Mountain. The hike to the top is steep, but you’ll be proud you did it. If you only want the views, then take the cable car up.
Now it’s time to get sophisticated. Tour Cape Town’s famous wine regions of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, and Paarl. Your tongue will tango on the crisp wines while your eyes fall in love with the scenic views of wine country.
Cap off your nights in style. The city is filled with hip bars, pubs, and restaurants. Check out Green Point, Long Street, and Camp Bay for an excellent selection of shopping, eating, drinking, and stop-thinking-just-dance night clubs. At night, stay smart. Walk in groups, stay on populated streets, and leave valuables behind.
You can find every level of accommodation, from simple and cheap to a luxury hotel in Cape Town. The city is filled with backpacker-friendly hostels as well as nearly endless mid-range hotels and reasonably priced motels. Couples can find charming bed and breakfast locations, and larger groups can rent holiday homes for more privacy. Cape Town beach accommodation will also have stunning views and quick access to the water. Whatever you prefer, there is a variety of Cape Town accommodation to choose from.
If you are travelling across an ocean, then book a flight through Cape Town International Airport, which receives flights from major cities all around the world. From the airport, you can grab a taxi or book a Cape Town car hire. If you plan on visiting a variety of sites throughout the city or traveling far afield, a rental car is probably a good idea. The city also has a reliable public bus and train infrastructure that can get you to your destinations.
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