Weather in Cape Town
Summer (November to March) Hot (30C +) and dry but sometimes windy.
Autumn (April/May) temperatures can reach the mid 20C and you can have some rain and windy conditions.
Spring (Sept/October) temperatures can reach the mid 20C and you can have some rain and windy conditions.
Winter (June to August) is wetter but at the coldest rarely goes below 15C.
Cape Town Centre & The Waterfront
The centre of Cape Town is home to numerous shops, street markets, historic buildings and fine restaurants with a cosmopolitan but distinctly South African feel. Cape Town’s waterfront is a lively and fun location particularly in the evening filled with a wealth of restaurants, bars and shops this area is beautifully set between the boats in the harbour and Table Mountain rising majestically behind the city.
Table Mountain and Cape Peninsula
A trademark of Cape Town and even South Africa, Table Mountain rises 3500 ft from the city centre; an exhilarating cableway and breathtaking views from its flat top that can be hiked by the more adventurous visitor. Kirstenbosch Gardens on the slopes of Table Mountain feature the Cape Floral Kingdom with its wide range of Proteas and other unusual plants. The Cape Peninsular has some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in South Africa. The scenic beauty of the Cape of Good Hope competes with beautiful beaches such as Fish Hoek & Camps Bay and a the huge colony of Penguins at Boulders Beach. The Constantia Winelands have five of the oldest wineries in South Africa including the stunning beauty of Groot Constantia.
Accommodation in Cape Town
South Africa’s ‘Fairest Cape’ features spectacular coastal scenery and beaches, dramatic mountains and an entire floral kingdom. Cape Town’s Table Mountain provides the ‘Mother City’ with its beautiful backcloth. Cape Town has some of the finest luxury hotels and unique Bed & Breakfast accommodation with traditional South African hospitality at an affordable price. Cape Town exudes history from the Castle of Good Hope built in 1666 to museums charting South Africa’s turbulent past.