Explore the Western Cape

November 21, 2016

Castle of Good Hope

Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. From 1678 it was the centre of civilian, administrative and military life at the Cape, until the settlement grew and some functions and activities moved away from the Castle. Today the Castle is the seat of the military in […]
November 21, 2016

Robben Island Museum

From the 17th to the 20th centuries, Robben Island served as a place of imprisonment to African leaders, Dutch and British soldiers and anti-apartheid activists, including South Africa’s first democratic President, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
November 21, 2016

Whale Watching

Discover the Whale Route. During the Southern winters, the whales’ feeding areas are drastically reduced by the increase in ice flow from the Antarctic. These mammals migrate to warmer waters near Hermanus where they can be seen in large numbers and where they co-habit the waters with dolphins, seals, penguins and great white sharks. Pass through the coastal towns of Gordon’s Bay, Pringle Bay and Betty’s Bay.
November 21, 2016

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain. Kirstenbosch was established in 1913 to promote, conserve and display the extraordinarily rich and diverse flora of southern Africa, and was the first botanic garden in the world to be devoted to a […]
November 21, 2016

Boulders Penguin Colony

Boulders Penguin Colony in Simons Town is home to a unique and endangered land-based colony of African Penguins. This colony is one of only a few in the world, and the site has become famous and a popular international tourist destination.
November 21, 2016

Hiking in the Western Cape

Steenberg’s breath-taking natural surrounds make for a most enjoyable stroll. Take in the unparalleled scenery on our Steenberg Walking Trail, an easy, picturesque meander that starts and ends at the Steenberg Hotel. This trail passes a historic graveyard, winds through the expansive vineyards, past the winery (walking is thirsty work, after all!), a scenic dam, and the Steenberg Golf Estate. Steenberg’s surrounding areas offer a plethora of hiking opportunities, taking […]
November 21, 2016

Shopping Destinations

Steenberg Village Just across the road, is within walking distance. The shopping village offers shops, Restaurants and boutiques. Constantia Village Situated in Constantia a mere 10 minutes away from the hotel. Upmarket boutiques and shopping mall. Cavendish Square Situated in the leafy southern suburb of Cape Town. Upmarket boutiques, move houses and stores. Greenmarket Square Set in Cape Town’s city centre and surrounded by art Décor buildings, This craft market […]
November 21, 2016

Things to do – Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking day trips have been carefully designed to offer guests of all experience levels a challenging, fun-filled experience. Cycling activities include; Cape Point &Winelands, Table Mountain, Tokai Forest and Franschoek or Stellenbosch. This is a brilliant way to experience the unique environment that Cape Town and its surrounds have to offer.
November 21, 2016

Things to do – Scenic Helicopter Flights

Our short-list includes the following: The Hopper Flight Experience the breath-taking views of Cape Town’s beauty from a helicopter. Take off from the Hanger at Cape Town International Airport for an adventure of a lifetime. Two Bay Helicopter Flight Enjoy the sight of the beautiful beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay before swinging around Karbonkelberg, Hout Bay. Fly alongside the magnificent Table Mountain before returning over the City Bowl to […]
November 21, 2016

Two Oceans Aquarium

The Two Oceans Aquarium is an aquarium located at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. The aquarium comprises of seven exhibition galleries with large viewing windows.
November 21, 2016

Things to do – Hop On Hop Off Bus

See beautiful Cape Town in two exciting Hop On Hop Off tours available: The Red City Tour and/or the Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. Discover this mysterious, beautiful and exhilarating city.
November 21, 2016

Table Mountain

Table Mountain, the flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town, is proud to be one of the official New 7 Wonders of Nature. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top. The mountain forms part of the Table Mountain National Park and the view from the top has been described as one of the most epic […]