6 Reasons NOT to stay in Camps Bay

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Did you read that correctly? Is it a typo? Quell that confusion and surprise. You have not misread anything. Cape Town is so much more than just Camps Bay! The Atlantic Seaboard is often referred to as “Cape Town’s Riviera” and has become synonymous with the Mother City. Camps Bay especially has this magnetic pull… Read more »

A must for summer cocktails in Cape Town

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Nothing beats an afternoon cocktail in Cape Town! We’ve put together our definitive list of the top five afternoon tipple locations. The Planet Bar at Mount Nelson Hotel. This old faithful is still as sensational as ever. The Planet Bar is living proof that a Grande Dame can be sexy. This summer we suggest you… Read more »

Cape Town Foodie Favourites

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Cape Town recently took third place in Condé Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice selection of the world’s best food cities. This got us thinking about our fave places for eating out, restaurants we still want to try, recommendations from others. All of which, obviously, led to a bit of Google exploring. And this naturally led to some Instagram scrolling. From all… Read more »

Cape Town Summer Musts

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It’s summer in Cape Town and that means that it’s time to get out and explore this sensational city! Take a break from work and get living because this weather is far too good to waste. Put on a pair of killer sunglasses, slap on some sunscreen and randomly select an activity from the nine… Read more »

Christmas and New Year Villas

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If you’re making some last minute plans to head to the Western Cape for Christmas and New Year, you may be having a bit of a struggle to find your ideal accommodation. It’s always rather ironic at this time of the year to hear that there is “no room at the inn”… but that is… Read more »

Eating out in Cape Town … The Healthy Alternative

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January is, in our books, health month and this means that it is time to get back into tip-top form. Our list of Summer Highs should help you get back into sublime shape. But to be truly effective you’ll also need to nourish through healthy nosh. Why not try one of the following Cape Town… Read more »

Escape to the Cape

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We might be heading into Autumn in Cape Town, but this doesn’t mean the city is readying itself for hibernation. This is still a fantastic time to escape to the Cape as the event calendar is packed with exciting happenings. From food and wine to design and art to all-night partying. Whatever your flavour, this… Read more »

Festive Season Events

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Holiday season is only a few weeks away! It’s time to start crossing off the days to office shutdown and working on the tan. While holidays should have a large dose of the spontaneous, some things should not be left to chance and may require some forward planning – and booking! Take a look through a… Read more »

Flying the Blue Flag

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Blue Flag season opened on 45 South African beaches on 1 November. Of those with this internationally recognized status, 27 pristine, clean and environmentally-friendly beaches are in the Western Cape. Plenty to choose from countrywide when you’re looking for the best place to soak up the sun and put that bucket and spade to good… Read more »

Get Glowing

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For many of us the summer holiday has come to an end, sigh. It’s time to say bye-bye to sleeping in, ta-ta to long lazy days on the beach and au revoir to afternoons filled with delectable cocktails. But, even though the holiday has disappeared there is no reason to stop pampering yourself! Why not… Read more »

Healthy Highs

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Christmas has come and gone which means that it’s time to burn off those extra festive pounds. Exercise, specifically in Cape Town, doesn’t ever have to be boring. Say no to the treadmill and stationary bike and pick a fun and healthy activity from the list below. Surfs up Surfing has to be one of… Read more »

Hot and Happening in Cape Town

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The summer rush may be over but that doesn’t mean that the fun, in Cape Town, has to stop. We’ve got a list of great upcoming events and we’ve selected our favourites to share with you. The annual Pick n Pay Argus Cycle Tour This year the Argus Cycle Tour takes place on the 13th… Read more »