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5 day Wineland Self Drive. Explore the Montagu Route 62 from the Garden Route

On your South African holiday, stay over at the Montagu Country Hotel and use it as your base to explore the Cape Winelands. Hire a car, get a map and...more

Ardent Antiques and Cheerful Junk shopping on South African holidays

Anyone who loves digging and delving in dusty corners on South African Holidays, from the ardent antique dealer to the cheerful junk collector, will find...more

Arniston (Waenhuiskrans), Western Cape, South Africa

Waenhuiskrans is an charming and tranquil place, probably best known for its well preserved, often photographed, white washed thatched cottages that line...more

Around the Cape to Cape Point

If you have only a day or two in Cape Town, this route covers the greatest hits, all the stuff you really have to do if you want to say you've seen the...more

Arts Desire. Around Cape Town

This is a South African holidays route of beautiful things – be it oil on a canvas, a swirl of beads on a designer dress, or the sparkle on handcrafted...more

Barrydale, Western Cape, South Africa

Barrydale is gently nestled between two extremes, the beautiful and fertile Tradouw Valley on the one side, and the stark, semi arid Klein Karoo on the...more

Betty's Bay

Betty's Bay is a quiet and tranquil seaside resort town, ideally located away from the hustle and bustle of modern city living. This is a great place for...more

Blouberg, Cape Town, South Africa

Blouberg starts some 15 kilometres from the centre of Cape Town. It is easy to access by road, take a bus or shuttle service, take a guided tour - or...more


Set in the heart of the Overberg, Bredasdorp is a centre for wool, grain and dairy farming....more

Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Guests on South African holidays should visit the Cango Caves, one of the great wonders of the world with unique limestone formations. it lies in the...more

Cape Agulhas, Western Cape, South Africa

Cape Agulhas is the southernmost point of Africa, and the official meeting point of the cold Atlantic and warm Indian Oceans. L'Agulhas is a small town...more

Cape Town Central, Cape Town, South Africa

The centre of present-day Cape Town is Adderley Street. Visits to the Castle, the fountains opposite the railway station, the Gardens with all the...more

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Cape Town is cosmopolitan, wild and wonderful city. It is the oldest city in South Africa and has a cultural and fascinating heritage. The imposing...more

Cheese, Wine and Olives. Around the Cape Winelands on a South African holiday

The happy marriage between wine and cheese is nowhere more apparent than in the Cape Winelands, with olives and olive oils completing the picture...more

Citrusdal, Western Cape, South Africa

Situated on the banks of the majestic Olifants River in the southern extreme of the Cedarburg, Citrusdal is a pretty town surrounded by orange groves...more

Clanwilliam, Western Cape, South Africa

Clanwilliam is situated between the West Coast and the Cederberg and on the southern edge of Namaqualand and is best known for its spectacular spring...more

Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa

Claremont, in the early days, was a small, friendly place where owners of businesses were known to everyone – there was healthy rivalry amongst these...more

Constantia, Cape Town, South Africa

Simon van der Stel, Commander of the Cape, in 1685 was granted, in free and full property. Located in at or near present-day Steenberg, it comprised...more

Darling, Western Cape, South Africa

Darling is the ideal escape for guests wanting to experience the warm hospitality and interesting sights that South Africa is known for. Darling is a...more

De Rust, Western Cape, South Africa

De Rust is a refined Victorian village and home to the blueblood Ostrich, golden vineyards, sundrenched orchards, excellent wines and the spectacular...more

Elim, Western Cape, South Africa

Elim is an attractive and picturesque town and is only inhabited by members of the Moravian church. It is one of the prettiest of the surviving old-time...more

Fish Hoek, Cape Town, South Africa

This small, friendly coastal town is located some 35km from Cape Town. Until the mid 1990's, it was the only absolutely “dry” town...more

Flee to the Country. From Cape Town to the Cape Winelands

All city-stressed souls need to flee to the country on their South African holidays now and then, for champagne air and wholesome food in a calming green...more

Flower Season. The Capes Floral Kingdom

On South African holidays you'll want to leave your watch behind on any journey up the West Coast, as here time is governed by the sun, the stars and the...more

Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa

Franschhoek is gently nestled between towering mountains in the spectacular Cape Winelands. It is a picturesque little town, renowned for its world class...more

Fun Ideas For Kids. Around Cape Town

There's no shortage of things to occupy the kids on South African holidays when the sun's shining, but what about when the weather won't play along?...more

Gansbaai, Western Cape, South Africa

Gansbaai is a favourite destination for larger tourists in search of the Southern Right Whale, and is the worldwide capital for Great White Sharks...more

George, Western Cape, South Africa

George is a centrally located town, situated halfway between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth along the spectacular Garden Route. George is a golfer's dream...more

Golfing the Winelands. From Cape Winelands up the Garden Route

Gary Player, Ernie Els, Tiger Woods, Peter Matkovich – we've gone for a celebrity round-up of golf courses in the Cape, on a South African holiday route...more

Gordons Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

The town of Strand offers a wide variety of shopping centres, accommodation, and places at which to enjoy the local cuisine. There are the beaches, the...more

Grabouw, Elgin Valley, Western Cape, South Africa

Grabouw is located in the Elgin valley of the Western Cape. The region is breathtaking from the apple orchards, pine plantations, open pastures and...more

Greyton, Western Cape, South Africa

Greyton is a safe, quaint little village, where a beautiful natural setting and old traditions reign supreme. Greyton offers a host of activities...more


Hermanus is a pleasant little resort town, situated just an hour by car from Cape Town. Hermanus is probably most well known for its magnificent...more

Hout Bay - The Republic

“Hout Bay is one of the most beautiful areas in the world” – say the proud locals, who refer to themselves as living in “the Republic of Hout Bay”. Well...more

Kalk Bay, Cape Town, South Africa

Kalk Bay is an extraordinary example of how an area can lift itself from the ashes and become an attractive and much-visited village...more

Knysna, Garden Route, South Africa

Knysna is that cute little town at the heart of the Garden Route, pervaded by tourists and populated by retirees. Its colonial upbringing lends it an air...more

Kommetjie, Western Cape, South Africa

Once upon a time there was a small, tranquil seaside village called Kommetjie, with stone houses dating back to 1900. Kommetjie means “Little Bowl”...more

Langebaan, Western Cape, South Africa

Langebaan is situated about an hour by road from Cape Town. It is set on the edge of the large and sheltered Langebaan Lagoon. This town is a very...more

Malmesbury, Western Cape, South Africa

Malmesbury has always been a farming community and it's still famous for its grain and wine. Malmesbury has great historical significance. This can be...more

Matjiesfontein, Western Cape, South Africa

Matjiesfontein has a rich and fascinating history, which visitors will find very interesting and insightful. Matjiesfontein is known for its magnificent...more

McGregor, Western Cape, South Africa

McGregor is a small town that has become quite busy in the last few years. It is a great stopover where guests can take a break within easy driving...more

Meandering around the Cape Winelands on a South African holiday

'Wine gives great pleasure; and every pleasure is of itself a good,' said Samuel Johnson. Well, we'll drink to that on a South African holiday. Because...more

Montagu, Western Cape, South Africa

Montagu is the gateway to the Little Karoo and the scenic heart of Route 62. This pretty town offers spectacular beauty and excellent facilities. Montagu...more

Mossel Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

Mossel Bay is a sheltered coastal village, once a haven for European sailors in the early days of exploration of the African coast. Other attractions...more

Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa

Culture, scenery and vibrancy combined – where to find all this? Only 25 minutes drive from Cape Town is a special spot on the False Bay coast, an area...more

Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa

Once again, water is known to have been responsible for the development of a suburb – Newlands. In 1696 the Newlands property grant was made so that...more

Noordhoek, Cape Town, South Africa

An enticing village, peacefully spread under oaks at the southern end of the Chapman's Peak mountain – Noordhoek makes you feel as if you have taken a...more

Oudtshoorn, Western Cape, South Africa

Oudtshoorn is the largest town in the little Karoo. Historically, its commercial success was based on the Europeans need for the beautiful features of...more

Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

Paarl is a charming and historical little town, filled with cultural heritage. The main attraction in Paarl is definitely the wine, and there are a...more

Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

Plettenberg Bay was discovered by 15th century Portuguese explorers. Plett, as it is affectionately known, is often considered to be the best destination...more