Cape Town has been awarded the World Travel Award as the best destination in Africa
and is known as one of the best cities in the world, and for good reason. Boasting
fantastic shopping, excellent restaurants, miles and miles of wine estates, adventure
activities, superb beaches….and that’s just for starters. Cape Town has considered
itself to be the foodie capital of the country since time immemorial. The winelands
offer gorgeous restaurants in spectacular settings, and the city centre offers urban
eateries of the finest quality. Cape Town offers superb accommodation ranging from
luxurious hotels situated in the distinct Victoria and Alfred Waterfront landmark
to chic hotels in Cape Town’s busting city district. A variety of small luxury boutique
hotels is available in some of the most beautiful locations.
Two Oceans Experience
Every seat is a window seat at the magical outdoor Cape Point venue. A gourmet picnic
or sit down lunch offer guests the opportunity to relax along the shore of False
Bay in the shade of a freeform stretch tent. The more adventurous can take the helm
of a speedboat for an exhilarating trip around Cape Point or a slower paced kayaking
excursion around the bay.
BBQ moonlight dinner
At the foot of Cape Town’s picturesque Twelve Apostles Mountains is the perfect beach
location for a BBQ dinner. Guests are welcomed with an extravagant cocktail and canapés
are served once the sun clips behind the horizon, a magical feast is served with
the soothing sounds of a local Jazz band.
Built in 1657 the historic Groote Schuur has been the home of C.J. Rhodes and this
history sets the tone for an evening of presidential style. Guests arrive by chauffer
driven vintage cars and are greeted with sparkling wine and canapés on the lawns
of the imposing Manor House. After a guided tour by the local estate curator, guests
sit down to a four course dinner. The meal is completed by a performance by the African
Three Tenors and string quartet.
Bread making in the Winelands
The old world charm of this Cape Winelands venue is the perfect backdrop for a day
of dispelling the myth of playing with your food. Guests receive aprons, recipe books
and four different types of dough where after the fun starts by filling twisting
and shaping the bread of your choice. Sit down in the rustic restaurant for a perfectly
balanced meal with your own bread as an accompaniment.
Harley Davidson Sunrise Ride
There are few experiences as powerful as a pack of leather clad bikers roaring past
on sparkling Harley Davidson’s. The guests are the centre of attention as they are
chauffeur driven along Cape Town’s scenic Atlantic seaboard. “It is not how fast
you go, but how good you look going slow”
Xhosa Folklore Experience
This cultural exchange is an out of the comfort zone experience which will deepen
your understanding of the customs held dearly by locals even with the tremendous
pressure of urbanization. Guests accompanied by a Xhosa speaking guide will meet
a traditional healer and witness the rituals of “Iqongqo” and “Umcimbi”. A visit
to a local community development building project will further illustrate the triumphs
of the past 14 years. A traditional township lunch accompanied by the sounds of a
jazz band is the perfect ending to this experience.