Discover the South Africa Western Cape
The Western Cape runs along the Indian and Atlantic Oceans at the southern tip of South Africa. The region is heavily enjoyed by visitors due to the variety of beautiful landscapes and a wide assortment of entertainment options. Toward the coast, you will find peaceful beaches leading into rugged mountains and stunning cliffs. As you move inward, you find quaint farming areas and breezy valleys which lead out to a semi-desert area known as Karoo. Where you go on your trip depends on what type of adventure you want to enjoy.
Cape Town is one of the most popular tourist cities, offering miles of tourist-friendly beaches, lush vineyards and unexpected architectural and artistic features. You can spend an afternoon at the Montebello Craft and Design Centre or visit the oldest structure still standing in South Africa, the Castle of Good Hope. When the sun calls your name, Clifton Bikini Beach, Sandy Bay and Constantia Vineyards await you. You can also enjoy scenic drives through interesting parts of the city.
The Paarl Valley
You can often find day trips leaving Cape Town which include visits to
Stellenbosch and Franchhoek. Both towns fall within the Paarl Valley
which is known for its vineyards and wine tasting opportunities. Stellenbosch is one of the oldest towns in South Africa, and Franchhoek
is a cozy village perfect for touring on a day trip +++
The Western Cape coast is dotted with bays, but Gordon’s Bay is a tourist favorite. There are many beach lodges and guest houses for luxurious accommodation, and you can enjoy a variety of restaurants offering top-quality, gourmet meals.
This coastal city is best known for off-coast adventures, including whale watching. There are many retirees settling in the city each year, and it is quite popular with tourists. It is perfect for a day trip if you want to immerse yourself in the beauty of the ocean and then spend a bit of time shopping.
Venture away from the beaches to the Ceres Valley which is known for its production of fruit. The fruit is used to make juice, wine and dried fruit products. You can easily reach this area from Cape Town, There is Gydo Pass + others. The region is known for quaint countryside which offers exceptional terrain for winter ski adventures. Warm weather activities range from picking your fresh cherries to enjoying scenic drives.
The Garden Route
This is a route through the Western Cape that you can drive along, discovering a widevariety of attractions along the way. Explore an ostrich farm and take the most unusual ride of your life, wander through the Cango Caves and visit the Gamkaberg Nature Reserve. Geotge Wilderness beautiful beaches of Plettenberg Bay Champion Golf Courses +++! Other nature and wildlife reserves fall along the route, and you can often find festivals in full swing.