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  • Health Spa

    Stellenbosch

    Are you feeling stressed out, tired and sickly? Do feel like your body is not working at its best? Then you might want to consider spending some time at the Stellenbosch Hydro. Also known as the High Rustenberg Health Hydro or the Stellenbosch Spa, the Stellenbosch Hydro is duly noted as being the top natural health resort in South Africa. How can it lay claim to such a title? By winning ...

  • Western Cape

    Climate

    The Cape Town area of the Western Cape has a Mediterranean climate. Inland and coastal temperatures usually differ as the mild, dry and very sunny summers warm the coast with temperature lows of 15 degrees and highs averaging 27 degrees, and inland temperatures are often 3 – 5 degrees higher than the coastal areas. Winter along the coast is chilly but hardly ever drops below 7 degrees and ...

  • Health Spa

    Altira

    If you live in Cape Town then you likely already know about the Altira Spa. This brilliant health spa is located on the 19th floor of the Arabella Sheraton Grand Hotel where guests can enjoy an excellent view of the breathtaking Table Mountain, the city and the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Many would argue that there is simply no better way to relax and distress than to enjoy the brilliant ...

  • Health Spa

    Nendala

    The well-known and well-traveled scenic Garden Route is enjoyed and loved by many who have travelled to see the nature beauty of the surroundings that are along the way. There are so many stop offs and towns to go in and view that one can get quite caught up. Stop for a moment and write down the Nendala Wellness Spa because of all your stops this is the most important one that you will want ...

  • Museums

    Stellenbosch Village Museum

    Stellenbosch, in the Western Cape, is one of South Africa’s historic towns containing an array of different attractions to explore. One of these being the Stellenbosch Village Museum, which has four wonderfully, restored homes to visit at your leisure. These four historic homes are Grosvenor House, Blettermanhuis, OM Berghs House, Shreuderhuis and their gardens. Each of these lovely homes ...

  • Ports

    Port of Cape Town

    Cape Town has been a strategically important port since the 17th century when, in 1652, Jan van Riebeeck set up a replenishment station in South Africa for the Dutch East India Company. Times have changed and Cape Town’s port has moved with the times, developing into a state-of-the-art facility for moving significant volumes of cargo and accommodating cruise ships and leisure craft, 24 hours ...

  • Ports

    Port of Saldanha Bay

    South Africa's Port of Saldanha Bay is the largest natural anchorage in South Africa. Located just 60 n.miles from Cape Town, Saldanha Bay's port plays a large role in the iron ore industry.

  • Stellenbosch

    Wineries

    The original Stellenbosch Wine Route was established in 1971, also known as the Stellenbosch American Express Wine Route, and is undoubtedly one of the most popular attractions in the Western Cape. Not only has the Stellenbosch American Express Wine Route promoted the wineries in the Stellenbosch area, but more than 200 wine and grape producers, for over 30 years. Most of the wineries on the ...

  • Stellenbosch

    Rembrandt Van Rijn

    Traveling down Dorp Street in Stellenbosch, visitors will come to the gabled mansion of Libertas Pavia. This elegant building houses the Rembrandt van Rijn art gallery as well as the Stellenryk Wine Museum. The fascinating Rembrandt van Rijn Art Gallery, named for the famed artist, contains a variety of works by artists such as Irma Stern, Anton Van Wouw and Pierneef.

  • West Coast

    Bird Island

    Located some 100m off the shore of Lambert's Bay, Bird Island is a fascinating natural attraction along the Cape West Coast. Connected to the mainland by means of a breakwater, Bird Island is home to a large population of seabirds. The island is under the protection of CapeNature to ensure that the wildlife residing there is preserved for decades to come.