Sometimes those tourist guides are just not going to cut it, here are some beautiful places to visit and some tips for along the way.
1. The Oranjezicht Farmers Market
The Oranjezicht farmers market is a very busy local attraction on the weekends, but it is now open on Wednesday evenings from 4pm- 8pm during summer. This magnificent spot right on the waterfront is the perfect place to have a little break during the busy summer weeks.
2. Kirstenbosch Gardens
This local attraction is the perfect spot to have a snooze under a tree while a gentle breeze whistles amongst the flowers. Visit the Kirstenbosch Gardens for the day or even for one of their summer concerts which start in December.
3. Glen Beach
Did you know that the last place the sun sets in Africa is in Camps Bay, Cape Town? This hidden gem in between Camps Bay and Clifton is the perfect spot to watch the sun set. With local surfers catching waves, you are sure to have a breathtaking view on this tiny beach.
4. Clarkes Cafe & Dining Room
If you’re looking for a quick cappuccino, this spot is the perfect vibe. With delicious options on their menu too, many creatives and locals enjoy this trendy restaurant and coffee shop, especially on First Thursdays.
5. Arthurs Mini Super
This quirky and bright little deli in Seapoint will definitely light up your mood no matter the weather- with great coffee and interesting goods on their shelves.
6. Seapoint Promenade
Take a stroll down the Seapoint prom, and breathe in the fresh ocean air. Another beautiful walk is to walk from the promenade all along the coast to camps bay. It is a paved walkway all along the ocean, and the surroundings are truly spectacular.
7. Zeits Moca Museum
A must see, the Zeits Moca Museum is the largest of its kind in Africa. Showcasing a variety of artists from all over the country, its unique structure and size is an incredible sight to see.
8. The Moveable Feast
If you are looking for a fine dinner, and perhaps a little boogie on the dance floor later on, this tucked away restaurant has an incredible taste for food, disco and of course good times.
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