Cape Town 5 Star Treatment
5 Star treatment is the norm in Cape Town. The Mother City, as it’s also called, has proudly hosted many famous actors, singers, productions and talents, who happily admit to having enjoyed their stay in this hospitable South African destination. The city loves to participate in the up-and-coming and avant-garde and promotes 5 Star lifestyle. For a number of years in the Nineties Princess Diana’s brother – Earl Spencer – made Cape Town his home.
Cape Town accommodation has been catering to royalty, entertainment stars and the seriously affluent and accomplished for a while now. Whether you like your comfort zone bustling, quiet, secluded or blessed with a view, in Cape Town you will be spoilt for choice.
Cape Town is easy to navigate and chauffeur services are readily available. Luxury car hire is on standby (at the airport too) to ensure you don’t have to drop your driving standards while in the Mother City.
Cape Town is famous for its diversity or eateries. These range from Cape Dutch and Cape Malay, to wine farm gourmet tables, African, Italian, French, Turkish and every type of Asian and Oriental cuisines on the map. The city is particularly known for its elaborate and affordable seafood plates and offerings.
For dining with an ocean view the Azure dining room at the Twelve Apostles just outside the city, comes highly recommended. Check into their spa before lunch or dinner if so inclined.
Zac Efron has been spotted at the ocean-front Café Caprice in Camps Bay and Beluga in Green Point has hosted luminaries like Bill Clinton, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Spacey and Chelsey Davy (Prince Harry’s ex). Adrian Brody and John Cleese have been heard to laud the quality and price of the Grand Café and Beach’s lobsters in Granger Bay Road.
Skilled and highly trained bodyguards and security personnel can be organised for any occasion and location, including film sets, functions, performances, shopping malls, private homes and excursions.
Golf and golf courses:
Golf is a very popular sport locally and South Africa boasts over 450 courses, with some of the best and newest ones located in the Western Cape. The Devondale Golf and Wine Estate in Stellenbosch (35 minutes from Cape Town) boast championship status. The Arabella Country Estate Golf Course is ranked fourth in the country and attracts professional golfers. Cape golf courses generally enjoy tremendous views and clubhouses with fine local wines and specialties on standby.
Luxury Cruises and Train Safaris:
Rent a cheuffer driven luxury vehichle for a city tour that highlights all the popular spots in Cape Town and can take you to even up Signal Hill for a glass of wine and a sunset view of the ocean.
To enjoy the local flora and fauna and some tranquillity head for the Aquila Game Reserve or Kagga Kamma Private Game Reserve with its star-lit skies, animals and endless views.
A luxury cruise on the Princess Emma welcomes ocean-travel lovers in an atmosphere of comfort and opulence, while a wide choice of luxury yacht charters are available to those who would like to enjoy their view of Cape Town from the water.
The luxurious Blue Train travels between Cape Town and Johannesburg and has gained a reputation for comfort, fine dining and excellent service, delivering Champagne and canapés at any hour.
Rovos Rail offers a historic rail experience with lavish en suite bathrooms, billowing double beds, the finest food and drink plus after-dinner port and cigars. It is southern Africa’s answer to the Orient Express and is considered a once in a lifetime experience with every comfort and luxury available on board.
Cape Town Health and Beauty Spas and Wellness Centres: Should you wish for a massage with an ocean view or amid vineyards, Cape Town is renowned for the enviable locations of its spas and the quality of its health and beauty facilities and treatments.
The Mother City stages a wide variety of music festivals, concerts and events annually. Visitors flock to the city’s Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on weekends to enjoy a picnic and live performance by well-known local and international performers and bands.
Whether your taste runs to classical, jazz, rock, African or something more eclectic, Cape Town and its surrounds are guaranteed to deliver a performance to suit your taste. The annual Cape Minstrel Carnival, Blues Summit, Marimba and Origin Psychedelic Music Festivals introduce fans to music styles and experiences particular to this part of the world.