Cape Town… The Mother City. Right behind Johannesburg, Cape Town is the second most populous city of South Africa. The first thing one would notice about this beautiful city is how it seems to be alive with serenity, creativity, sound and colours, for it is difficult not to fall in love with the charisma of its people or the serene grace of its environment. It is a city simply overflowing with beauty and creative freedom. Experience its people and culture for exceptional service in the intimate atmosphere of its numerous Boutique Hotels dotted throughout the Mother city.
The City’s most emblematic feature, Table Mountain, was given its current name in 1503 by Portuguese Admiral and explorer Antonio da Saldanha who had in its moment called it ‘Taboa de Caba’, which translates to Table Mountain.
As the oldest city in South Africa, Cape Town is filled with historic buildings whose architectural design is a statement and reflection of the city’s colourful history. A dream for any architectural nut, a visit to the Castle of Good Hope, South Africa’s oldest building, and the Dutch manors spread over the cape wine lands as well as in the heart of the city are a must-see. Embrace some of this architectural heritage in some of the leading Luxury Hotels in Cape Town.
The meeting of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans at Cape Point give rise to a plethora of sea life to be visited at the Two Oceans aquarium and give the visitor an opportunity to decide on the temperature of water they are willing to withstand for their beach experience. Whichever side you decide to visit, Cape Town’s beautiful white sandy beaches are sure to please.
The three most commonly spoken languages of Cape Town are English, Afrikaans & isiXhosa