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V&A Waterfront

The V&A Waterfront

Situated at the foot of Table Mountain and close to the One 8, the V&A Waterfront offers the visitor an abundance of unforgettable experiences. Indoor shopping and entertainment venues seamlessly merge with ocean vistas and mountain views and the fresh sea breeze and warm African sun add zest to a cosmopolitan, vibrant atmosphere. More than…

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Table Mountain Aerial Cableway

Some of best views of Cape Town are from the Table Mountain Cableway, a unique and 87-year- old method of seeing the wonders of the city. Travel up to the summit of the majestic flat-topped mountain and be astounded by vistas of the Mother City, Robben Island and the Peninsula. The gentle ride in the…

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Ihlombe South African Choral Festival

July 21, 2017 – July 29, 2017 The Ihlombe! South African Choral Festival has taken place annually since 2009, and is presented as a culturally rich choral experience in dynamic settings like Cape Town, Pretoria, Johannesburg, Soweto and a Safari in a wildlife game park. You will experience African drumming, dancing, and their wonderful, unique…

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Christmas Weather

December marks the beginning of the summer season in Cape Town, South Africa, and the days are glorious with little precipitation and plenty of bright sunlight. Located on South Africa’s southern coast, the weather in Cape Town remains temperate all year long, but winter can be rainy, making December and the other summer months a…

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Christmas lights

Festival of Lights

During December, Adderley Street in Cape Town is lit up by hundreds of festive lights. While you can go and check out the lights any night during the festive season, it’s worth making the effort to get to the official turning-on of the lights, which usually happens on the first Sunday of December, when Adderley…

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Going Green at the One 8

We care about the beautiful Cape Town environment. Solar panels and heat pumps are fitted to provide hot water in the guest rooms, our swimming pool is solar heated and our garden irrigated by a rain water harvesting tank.

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beefcafes burger bar

Inspired by the heydays of the 50’s and the trend setting styles of Miami’s South Beach, this is where flamingo’s flock to be surrounded by camp chic and touch of madness. Serving a huge a selection of prime meat burgers or simply build your own. Address: 40 Somerset Road, Sovereign Quay, Greenpoint, Cape Town Central…

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