Beautiful Winelands, penguin on beaches, excellent food & wine, where the Indian & Atlantic Ocean meet, Kirstenbosch National Gardens, shopping, historical and cultural tours, art galleries and more. Cape Town - The Mother City that has it all.
Day 1 Cape Town: Cape Grace/The Mt. Nelson/Table Bay/Steenberg Hotel/Four Rosemead
Arrive into Cape Town, where you will be met by an AfricaTours representative and escorted to your hotel.
Cape Grace: A unique setting on its own promontory surrounded by water on three sides means that all rooms open onto views of Table Mountain, the yacht marina or a working harbor. Unpretentious luxury and service as an art and honor to dispense. . . Guests are welcomed into a world of quiet and calm comfort, which invites you to be yourself. Cape Grace offers a wide choice of accommodation. All guest rooms and suites are air-conditioned, have separate dressing rooms, walk in showers, separate toilets, double vanities, cable TV, direct dial telephone and generous lounge areas. One.waterfront Restaurant at the Cape Grace has spectacular views of Table Mountain, the restaurant features creative, imaginative and modern food with a distinct South African influence, reflecting the high quality and cutting edge style at Cape Grace. . Enjoy a cocktail or 35 year old single malt scotch at Cape Grace’s Bascule Bar. Situated on the water's edge, the elegantly decorated Bascule Bar overlooks a bustling yacht marina. Bascule's smooth, sleek and minimalist use of warm burgundies, rich blues and lighting charms both the conservative and chic sets. The unique bar boasts whiskies from Scotland to the USA to Japan. With a whisky collection of over 360 malts, this sophisticated bar host’s intimate whisky tastings weekly, for up to 6 people. Bascule Bar offers al fresco dining for lunch and dinner. The hotel has a 15-meter swimming pool, complimentary access to the nearby health club, business and secretarial services, gift shop, and 24-hour room service, underground parking and conference center.
The Mt. Nelson: The Hotel’s Prince of Wales archway, built in 1924, is synonymous with the Cape’s tradition of hospitality. Set at the foot of the hotels private, palm-fringed avenue, this famous landmark stands as a welcome not only to the Mount Nelson Hotel, but also to the beautiful beaches, Winelands and mountains of the Cape. The Mount Nelson Hotel owned by Orient Express Hotels, offers a five star deluxe accommodation, set in 7 acres of beautiful parkland. For almost 100 years, visiting members of Royal families, international and local statesman, celebrities and business people have preferred to stay at the Mount Nelson Hotel, where they are assured of privacy, comfort and care. Each room is individually furnished and provided with fully appointed private bathrooms and air conditioning. In addition each is equipped with television, a refrigerator and international touch-dialing telephones. The hotel is five minutes from the city center, close to all beaches and sport facilities. The sports facilities available are squash courts; floodlit tennis courts and a heated swimming pool as well as hair and beauty salons are available. It has three restaurants with excellent service and cuisine in gourmet tradition.
The Table Bay: Superbly located in a prime position along the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, this magnificent world-class hotel of contemporary design, embodies the traditions of a bygone era whilst encompassing the indulgence of today’s sophisticated, modern age. The hotel is situated close to the historic, stone breakwater (circa 1860), adjacent to turn-of-the-century warehouses and the modern Victoria Wharf and shopping mall. It is plastered and painted warm ochre and detailed with typically Victoria white trim and modern picture windows taking maximum advantage of exceptional views of Table Mountain and Table Bay. A long, palm-tree-shaded avenue sweeps from the main entrance towards the hotel. From the Porte coterie vehicular drop off points, guests make their way along a covered walkway through the historical breakwater. Peaceful, tastefully decorated guestrooms are unique in Victorian style; with white and bright light adding a Mediterranean touch to the overall feel. Walk-in closets and marble finishes contrast with oak armories and writing desks. Each bedroom is fitted with a butler station and honor bar together with tea and coffee making facilities. Bathroom includes separate showers and hairdryers. There are several bar and restaurant choices. The hotel also has a pool and gym.
Steenberg Hotel: The 5 star grades Steenberg Country Hotel is situated on the Cape’s oldest wine farm, a mere 20 minutes drive from the bustling heart of Cape Town. The 19-bedroom hotel nestles in the tranquil Constantia Valley, against the slopes of the Steenberg Mountains, offering sweeping views over False Bay. The hotel buildings, dating back to 1682 where painstakingly restored and has been declared a National Monument. Here the legendary elegance and traditions of the 17th Century blend harmoniously with the most refined luxuries and convinces of our modern age. The Steenberg Estate also boasts a state-of-the-art winery, producing some of the finest wines, as well as an 18-hole championship golf course. This boutique hotel is a haven of serenity with a choice of 19 elegant, air-conditioned rooms located in the original Manor House and the restored barn. Each en-suite room is tastefully furnished with exquisite antiques and all rooms overlook the vineyards or manicured lawns. The original winery provides the setting for the restaurant. The private Steenberg golf club is available to hotel guests, members and their guests only. The course was designed and built by one of South Africa’s leading golf course architects – Peter Matkovich. The 18-hole championship golf course meanders leisurely through the Steenberg Vineyards, pine forest and gentle waterways. The course features four distinct areas: Wetlands, Parklands, the Cape Flats and Fynbos.
Four Rosemead: Four Rosemead is an exclusive guesthouse situated on the slopes of Table Mountain in the select residential suburb of Oranjezicht. It is within walking distance of the city as well as vibrant Kloof Street, which is well known for its restaurant and café culture. Accommodation consists of eight en-suite bedrooms (one suite, four deluxe and three luxury rooms). All rooms feature highest quality linens, air-conditioning, separate bath & shower, heated towel rail, under-tile heating, bath robes, hairdryer, satellite TV, telephone, bar-fridge, coffee and tea facility, electronic safe and broadband wireless internet access. Four Rosemead offers the following facilities: continental or full English breakfasts, swimming pool with loungers, landscaped gardens, off street parking, vegetarian friendly menu's and broadband, wireless internet. In addition, various stress relieving and invigorating therapies are offered by trained professionals in a Pamper Spa. Four Rosemead displays carefully selected artwork crafted by local South African artists. Guests are able to choose from a variety of works ranging from wire sculptures to oil paintings to beaded animals. Most of these pieces are available for purchase as a tangible memory of your stay at Four Rosemead in Cape Town.
Day 2 Cape Town: Cape Grace/The Mt. Nelson/Table Bay/Steenberg Hotel/Four Rosemead (BL)
Enjoy a full day private tour of the beautiful Cape Peninsular, as this is a private tour, flexibility is the key. Highlights of the tour will include time in Hout Bay, once a fishing community and now a thriving residential area, a drive over dramatic Chapman’s Peak (PROVIDED THAT IT IS OPEN) with a 200 meter drop on one side and a 200 meter rise on the other. Enjoy a visit to Fishoek beach the Jackass penguin colony at Boulders Beach just outside of Simonstown, Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope, and the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Enjoy lunch at Black Marlin. A camellia-decked garden leads into a beautiful old house with lovely views of False Bay for lazy days or evenings gorging on seafood. The Black Marlin has an impressive wine list with sparkling wine by the glass and auction wines as features, and a menu boasting coconut prawn tempura, Knysna oysters, mussels in Madeira wine sauce, kingklip on the spit, seafood platters, crayfish thermidor, LM prawns and lubbers’ fare like ostrich steaks and carpetbagger fillet. There are pasta dishes too. Lunch has been pre-paid, in some instances there may be a surcharge for certain dishes – drinks are not included. You will be arriving between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to allow for some flexibility.
Day 3 Cape Town: Cape Grace/The Mt. Nelson/Table Bay/Steenberg Hotel/Four Rosemead (BL)
Enjoy a full day private tour of the famous Cape Winelands, as this is a private tour, flexibility is the key. Travel via the National Highway to Paarl. Continue to a family-run wine farm for wine tasting and visit of its vineyards. To Boschendal for wine tasting, and Stellenbosch. Tour of the village. Experience the unforgiving crags that rise up in a haze of splendor around these renowned Winelands with their range of award winning wines. Or, simply marvel at the majesty of it all. A rare find. Return to Cape Town in the late afternoon. Enjoy lunch at La Petite Ferme. This popular, family-run farmhouse restaurant, with miniscule working wine cellar, is always packed though enclosing the veranda has allowed for more tables in inclement weather and brings guests closer to the wrap-around view. Chef Lizette Crabtree is introducing new dishes like black mussels, fragrant with lemon grass and ginger; and meltingly tender individual servings of aubergine-coated slow-roasted lamb in garlic yoghurt sauce. Bestsellers are still home-smoked, boned trout with horseradish sauce, vegetarian quiches, pickled fish, aromatic bobotie and perennially popular 'plum crazy' dessert topped with meringue. The Wine list: Order the farms own wine it's made with the food in mind. Lunch has been pre-paid, in some instances there may be a surcharge for certain dishes – drinks are not included. You will be arriving between 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to allow for some flexibility.
Day 4 Cape Town: Cape Grace/The Mt. Nelson/Table Bay/Steenberg Hotel/Four Rosemead (B)
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the “Mother City”, you may wish to visit the Irma Stern and SA Museum, take the ferry and tour to Robben Island, visit the Cape Townships, walk around the Cape Malay Quarter, and visit the many art galleries and more!
Day 5 Departure (B)
After a morning at leisure, you will be driven to the airport.
Rates for the Cape Town Highlights - Semi Customized
Land: Cape Grace Hotel, per person double occupancy
|01 June '12 - 22 Dec '12||$2,690|
|23 Dec '12 - 01 Jan '13||$2,775|
|01 Jan '13 - 31 Dec '13||$2,775|
|Single Supplement||$1,270 - $1,325|
Land: Mt. Nelson Hotel, per person double occupancy
|01 Oct '12 - 26 Dec '12||$3,115|
|27 Dec '12 - 31 Dec '12||$4,350|
|01 Jan '13 - 31 Mar '13||$2,910|
|01 Apr '13 - 30 Sep '13||$2,465|
|01 Oct '13 - 26 Dec '13||$2,910|
|27 Dec '13 - 31 Dec '13||$4,210|
|Single Supplement||$1,585 - $2,590|
Land: The Table Bay Hotel, per person double occupancy
|01 Dec '12 - 22 Dec '12||$2,195|
|23 Dec '12 - 01 Jan '13||$3,295|
|02 Jan '13 - 21 Jan '13||$2,195|
|22 Jan '13 - 31 Mar '13||$2,515|
|01 Apr '13 - 31 Sep '13||$2,195|
|01 Nov '13 - 19 Dec '13||$3,115|
|Single Supplement||$785 - $1,605|
Land: Steenberg Hotel, per person double occupancy
|01 Nov '12 - 19 Dec '12||$3,015|
|20 Dec ’12 – 05 Jan '13||$3,115|
|06 Jan '13 - 31 Mar '13||$3,115|
|01 Apr '13 - 31 Oct '13||$2,480|
|Single Supplement||$1,185 - $1,960|
Land: Four Rosmead, per person double occupancy
|01 Nov '12 - 10 Jan '13||$1,880|
|11 Jan '13 - 30 Apr '13||$1,795|
|01 May '13 - 31 Aug '13||$1,585|
|01 Sep '13 - 19 Dec '13||$1,845|
|Single Supplement||$335 - $785|
- Accommodation for 4 nights
- Meals as mentioned
- All mentioned tours
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
- Trip Cancellation & Interruption Insurance
- All scheduled flight