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Cape Town

capetownCape Town, often named in the top 10 cities in the world, offers a holiday with a bit of everything. The city has a colonial old town, a cosmopolitan centre, wonderful views across at Table Mountain and the 12 Apostles, and stunning beaches flanked by the Atlantic Ocean.  You can see wildlife in nearby National Parks, visit the Cape Wineland vineyards, climb or take the cable car up to reach the top of Table Mountain (at 1086 metres), visit a township or branch out to the Garden Route which leads you through the densely vegetated Western Cape coastline.

With a wide selection of individually owned bed and breakfasts of a high standard there is no need to stay at large chain hotels here.

trailerDaddy Long Legs Hotel click has fun artist created backpacker accommodation amongst the hype of the city, and also under the same umbrella offers The Grand Daddy Hotel & Airstream Penthouse Trailer Park, an upmarket accommodation option with a happening bar and as the name suggests airstream vans on the roof.  For a more relaxing break, peer out from through the pines at the country views from the Old Mac Daddy Trailer Park in Elgin Valley.  Just 45 minutes from Cape Town, the valley is ringed by mountains, green rolling hills with a tapestry of orchards, vineyards and olive groves. Great place for those with children with kids meals and play area, pool and babysitting can be arranged.  As with all the group, funky, artistic designed accommodation throughout.

Dutch Manor Antique Hotel click, steeped in history and old-world charm, the hotel dates back to 1812.  It has 6 luxury rooms furnished with the finest antiques whilst providing modern bathrooms and amenities.

African Train Lodge click, is a backpackers accommodation in the City Centre where you sleep in restored train carriages.

oasisCape Oasis Guesthouse, located north of Table Mountain and in view of it, close to the beaches of Bloubergstrand and the Rietvlei Nature Reserve and Flamingo Vlei (lake) with its amazing bird life and excellent water sport possibilities.  Alongside the interesting Windmill House are rooms and apartments, a log cabin, heated pool and jacuzzi.

Hildene House Luxury B&B - Just minutes from the city this modern home nestled at the base of Table Mountain offers chic design accommodation for a maximum of 6 guests with a touch of zen.  Relax in the pool and take in the views.

Vicky's B&B - a warm welcome will receive you in the township of Khayelitsha where 2 nicely decorated rooms are available with breakfast and dinner in the home Vicky's family built themselves.  The guesthouse has been a way to share the true township culture and way of life with visitors, and in turn has been able to provide support for the community.

Healing Holidays - are 4 tipis found 200 kms from Cape Town, at the gateway to the Cape Wineland, outside the picturesque village of Montagu. Healing treatments are offered here.

treehouseTeniqua Treehouses click - further away, located along the Garden Route, you will find this unique tented treehouse resort with good facilities for all.  The 8 treehouses are spaced out each with wonderful views of the surrounding forest and the gorge that leads down to the Karatara river.

Enjoy the waterways of the Garden Route through the Featherbed Company click from Knysna.  Or use Discovery Tours click from Cape Town to create your personal itinerary for visiting the attractions by this highly rated husband and wife team. Reubens click is a well known restaurant in Franschhoek in the winelands area that should not be missed.