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  • Legacy Hotels & Resorts

    The Commodore

    Fondly referred to as South Africa's "Mother City", Cape Town is the destination of choice for many local and international holidaymakers. As part of the Legacy hotel group, The Commodore is located at the highest point of Cape Town's renowned V&A Waterfront, offering guests a picturesque setting and stunning views of the city, Table Mountain, Signal Hill, Table Bay and Robben Island. The ...

  • Western Cape

    Big Bay Beach

    With superb views of both Table Mountain and Robben Island, Big Bay Beach near Blouberg in Table Bay is a stretch of soft white sand with two rocky points stretching out into the sea creating a small bay. Despite the somewhat chilly water of the Atlantic Ocean, Big Bay Beach is a popular spot for surfing, wind-surfing, kite-surfing and swimming, offering visitors the safety factor of a ...

  • Activities

    Day Trips

    South Africa is not only a beautiful place to go but it also offers many great attractions that will enrich your holiday and make it more enjoyable. Many of these attractions can be strung together to make a day filled with interesting and diverse activities but there are a few which take more than a few hours to enjoy and will keep you busy and entertained for the whole day. These day trips ...

  • Heritage Sites

    Robben Island

    Located roughly seven kilometers off the coast of Cape Town, Robben Island is readily associated with its most famous former prisoner, Nelson Rohihlahla Mandela - a man who went on to become South Africa’s first black president in the country’s first democratic election in 1994, marking the end of the country’s infamous apartheid era. Robben Island no longer serves as a prison, but has been ...

  • Attractions

    Heritage Sites

    Rich in culture, wildlife and natural beauty, South Africa has many places of interest worth visiting, including the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, Robben Island, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, the Cradle of Humankind and the Vredefort Dome, which have all met the UNESCO World Heritage Site's criteria of making a significant contribution to either the ...