Cape Town, South Africa is situated at the shore of Table Bay close to the southern point of Africa. It was initially established by the Dutch East India Company as a supply post for Dutch ships going to East Africa, India and the Far East. Cape Town is the provincial and governmental capital and home to the National Parliament and other government bureaus. Cape Town has the second largest population and is the largest in the area. It has attractions such as Table Mountain and Cape Point and also the harbor, Point of Cape Town.
Flights to reach Cape Town will land at Cape Town International Airport which is located within a short distance from Cape Town City Center with hardly 20 minutes travel time. Some flights to this beautiful city will first land in Johannesburg airport. As there is no public conveyance available from airport to the city, it is recommended to catch a shuttle bus service namely Magic Bus, City Hopper or Centurion by availing the prepaid booking facility. In addition to this, private taxi facilities are also available.
There’s something for everyone to enjoy in Cape Town. You can tour, just relax, or investigate another culture. It is one of the most visited tourist spots on the African continent, so let’s see what can be found there.
You need not look any further than the Vodacom Funny Festival held from 7th to 11th June at Cape Town’s Baxter Theater. Both local and international comedy acts are staged and it’s surely liked by anyone who is looking for humor. Popularly termed as the Cape Town’s Winter Tonic, the festival marks the most popular event that brings in lots of crowds.
Rail fans will love the Southern Line Train Route from Cape Town to Simon’s Town. With the convenience of a hop-on-hop-off pass, visitors can explore the splendor of the coast with stops along the way at the South African Astronomical Observatory and the Groote Schuur Hospital where the first heart transplant was performed. Visit Table Mountain or Muizenberg Beach, one of South Africa’s most popular surfing beaches. Take a respite at Simon’s Town and visit Boulders Beach, home to one of the world’s penguin breeding colonies or play nine holes and have lunch. The trip from Cape Town to Simon’s Town is filled with wondrous landscapes and at the right time of the year a glimpse of the Southern Right whales visits.
Go to Cape Townn for some of the best golf courses around. You can do nine holes right near the City Centre at Metropolitan. It’s been in existence since 1895 and plans to renovate it are in the works. For 18 holes, go to Westlake and you’ll golf under pine trees at the base of Silvermine Mountain. Or try Clovelly and Steenberg with their gorgeous landscaping and panoramic vistas.
There are many spas around Cape Town, where you can go and make use of the facilities, after a tiring day of sightseeing. At the Twelve Apostles Hotel, there is the Sanctuary Spa where you can enjoy the variety of treatments available such as sauna and hydrotherapy bath, Swedish massage, brine pool and the hot and cold plunge pools, body wraps and also the indigenous plant extract treatments. To relax your mind, body and spirit, The Santuary Spa makes use of the natural energies of earth, water and air.
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