is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. It is situated six miles south
of the city, and is one of the so-called "Southern Suburbs". It is an important
commercial and residential area, which is currently experiencing significant
growth and development. Claremont Main Road is regarded by many as
the clubbing capital of the Southern Suburbs. The road is dotted with clubs
and bars and is a lively hotspot almost every night of the week. Bars on
Clarement Main Road include Lizzards, Cubaña, Stones and Caps. Clubs
on this road include Blu Bar, Tin Roof, Wadda, Springboks and Tiger Tiger.
Party-goers have affectionately nicknamed this party street: Monties, The
Monte Carlo Strip, The Mont, Prawn Avenue, Montgomery's...
map of Claremont
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Self-Catering Apartment Hotel, CLAREMONT
The 5-star Greenways Hotel
is situated a mere 12 minutes drive from the busy heart of the city and
is therefore the ideal location for business or leisure. The combination
of local Capetonians and guests from abroad gives the hotel it's lively,
cosmopolitan atmosphere. Coupled with our dedication to service and commitment
to excellence, the Greenways Hotel is sure to exceed even the highest expectiations.
The Cape Dutch manor house is set in 6 acres of parklike gardens and enchanting
woodlands in the prime residential area Upper Claremont bordering Bishopscourt.
It is an oasis of peace and serenity with a stunning view of Table Mountain.
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Andros Boutique Hotel, CLAREMONT
Located in large park-like
gardens in the heart of Claremont, this manor house offers country chic
rooms with free Wi-Fi and a sitting area. Facilities include an outdoor
swimming pool. The air conditioned rooms of The Andros Boutique Hotel are
individually decorated in an elegant style. Some rooms have panoramic views
of the surrounding mountains and gardens. Room service is available. Guests
can spoil themselves with a personalized treatment at Andros Boutique’s
beauty salon Bliss, which has 2 treatment rooms. The hotel also has a gym
and a sauna. In the champagne room, guests can enjoy freshly prepared cocktails
and pre-dinner drinks. The restaurant serves country cuisine with a French
influence in an intimate setting.
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
is a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, situated about 15 kilometres south
of the centre of Cape Town. The Constantia Valley lies to the east of and
at the foot of the Constantiaberg mountain. Constantia Nek is a low pass
linking to Hout Bay in the west.
area is a major tourist hub outside of the central city area. Apart from
its own wine route with centuries-old estates it has a number of fine restaurants
with an international flavour such as Pastis (French), La Colombe (French)
– ranked among the Top 50 in the world, Constantia Uitsig, Mama Roma (Italian),
Simons and more.
Map of Constantia
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of the homesteads along the wine route display Baroque and Cape Dutch architectural
views - some areas have magnificent views across to False Bay.
and golf facilities
from the Cape Town City Centre, and 25 minutes from the airport.
from the nearest beaches at Hout Bay.
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Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, CONSTANTIA
in the heart of the secure Constantia Valley in Cape Town, The Cellars-Hohenort
unifies two great traditions: the magnificent restoration of the Cellars
of the 18th century Klaasenbosch wine estate and the splendid Hohenort
manor house previously owned by the Spilhaus family. In its renaissance
as one of the great country house hotels of the Cape, the five-star Cellars-Hohenort
is a member of the international Relais & Chateaux Association. Nestled
against the densely forested eastern slopes of Table Mountain, the hotel
affords breathtaking views across the Constantia Valley to False Bay.
With its understated luxury, antique furnishings and original works of
art, the hotel is a celebration of traditional values and gracious living.
Last Word Constantia, Boutique Hotel, CONSTANTIA
Constantia (a proud member of The Last Word Retreats) is situated in one
of the oldest and most beautiful wine producing valleys in the Cape, in
close proximity to five of South Africa’s top wine estates, and many celebrated
Cape restaurants. It is just one minutes drive from the chic Constantia
Mall with its fashionable shops and restaurants. An easy approach to freeways
gives the visitor superb access to the entire Cape’s scenic delights, from
Simon’s town and the False Bay beaches to the City Centre, Waterfront and
beyond. Great attention is paid to peace and tranquility, with even
the luxury swimming pool and surrounding tanning deck having been landscaped
and sunk below ground level, making it very private. The attention to detail
in the extravagantly, well-appointed en-suite bathrooms is a feature of
Hoek is a picturesque town situated about halfway down the Cape Peninsula,
between Cape Town and Simon's Town.
is well known for its beach, which gets jam-packed on sunny days.
Fish Hoek is renowned for its friendly hospitality, proximity to all sorts
of tourist attractions and activities besides boasting one of the best
swimming beaches in the Cape. There is also a good suburban railway link
with Cape Town to the north and Simon's Town to the south.
Map of Fish Hoek
a coastal suburb of Cape Town, Fish Hoek is popular as a residence for
commuters, retired people and holidaymakers alike. The traditional industries
of 'trek' fishing and angling coexist with the leisure pursuits of surfing,
sailing and sunbathing.
beach is about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) long and quite flat, and the bay
is protected from the currents and stronger surf in the rest of False Bay.
Swimming is allowed along the entire beach with lifesavers on duty during
the summer peak season, and body surfing, boogie boarding, wind surfing
and kayaking are popular. The water is far warmer than the Atlantic Seaboard,
averaging between just under 17 °C (63 °F) annually (similar to
Northern Mediterranean Waters like Monte Carlo or Nice, and peaking at
24 °C (75 °F) in Summer months. Restaurants and children's play
areas are situated at the southern end, and a path known as Jager Walk
(also spelled Jaeger or Jagger, and known locally as the Cat Walk) runs
past rock pools on the southern side of the bay. Shark spotters are often
on duty, especially during the summer tourist season.
northern parts of the beach are less developed, and are used by Trek fishermen
to launch their boats and clean nets. Seasonal visits from Southern Right
Whales occur from June to November each year.
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Calders Hotel & Conference Centre, Fish Hoek
Cape Town’s Fish Hoek Beach and False Bay, this 4-star hotel offers stylish
rooms with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Free private parking
is available on site. The rooms of The Calders Hotel are decorated with
artwork from local artists. All rooms have a minibar, an in-room safe,
and tea and coffee making facilities. They feature panoramic views of False
Bay or Elsies Peak. Guests can enjoy a full English breakfast every morning.
The Calders Hotel & Conference Centre’s bar serves a wide variety of
drinks. Calders Hotel & Conference Centre also offers a 24-hour front
desk, laundry and dry cleaning facilities, and car rental. Silvermine Nature
Reserve is just a 15-minute drive from The Calders Hotel, and Table Mountain
National Park is a 50-minute drive away. .
accommodation in Franschhoek, Cape Winelands
literally means "French Corner", is a small town in the Western Cape Province
and one of the oldest towns of the Republic of South Africa. Located about
75 kilometres from Cape Town, since 2000 it has been incorporated into
Franschhoek is notable for
having some of the top restaurants in the country within its quiet borders.
This fact, together with the strong wine culture, and pristine natural
and architectural beauty has made Franschhoek into what many describe as
the "food and wine capital" of South Africa.
Map of Franschhoek
city hosts one of the TOP 50 restaurants in the world, according to the
"S.Pellegrino world's 50 best restaurants" ranking and a famous Belgian
Pâtisserie for Belgian pralines.
The attributes of the village
have turned Franschhoek into a popular tourist destination, with dozens
of bed & breakfasts, some charming hotels and small cottages available
for accommodation as well as a large used bookstore.
Once a sleepy country retreat,
the village began experiencing a boom since the 1990s, and property prices
have sharply increased. The ideal summer weather, snowy peaks in winter
and proximity to Cape Town have turned Franschhoek into one of South Africa's
most sought after residential addresses.
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Franschhoek Hotel & Villas, FRANSCHHOEK
the slopes of the Franschhoek Pass, amidst sweeping tracts of fynbos, lies
the exclusive village of L'ermitage set within the secure grounds of the
prestigious Fransche Hoek Estate, nestled between Chamonix and Haute Cabriere.
Here you will find the stately 5 Star Chateau Du Pré and 36 charming
private villas, all of which promise guests a warm welcome and a wonderful
stay. Within the village is also the fine-dining Sixteen-88 restaurant,
and for picnics or home entertaining you’ll be spoilt for choice at L’ermitage’s
own sumptuous delicatessen. For guests seeking a unique wellness experience
there is the very special Skin and Body Sanctuary. It’s just the place
to make sure that the peace of L’ermitage penetrates deep into the body,
refreshing and cleansing in holistic treatments. And of course for weddings
and social celebrations or conferencing and corporate affairs, you need
look no further than L’ermitage for an unforgettable experience.
Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyards, FRANSCHHOEK
a beautiful rural setting incorporating 360 degree views of Franschhoek
Valley, Mont Rochelle is an elegant manor house hotel where life is lived
at a leisurely pace. Horse riding, hiking and fishing are all on
the agenda here and if you combine these country pursuits with the hotel’s
great cuisine you’ll leave with some of the best memories South Africa
has to offer. With breathtaking views, Mont Rochelle offers a Colonial-style
Cigar Bar, the award-winning Mange Tout Restaurant, and the Country Kitchen
Restaurant. International cuisine is served with flair, and fine dining
may be enjoyed indoors or on the terrace of Mange Tout. The Country Kitchen
serves Mediterranean style fair.
Klein Oliphants Hoek, Boutique Hotel, FRANSCHHOEK
Oliphants Hoek is an elegant, sophisticated and comfortable Boutique Hotel
with eight elegantly decorated but 'cozy' en suite rooms - set in
the heart of the Franschhoek village, pearl of the Cape Winelands. Built
as a mission station in 1888, this stunning Boutique Hotel offers old-time
chic, a touch of colonial splendour with warm, personalized and outstanding
service. For guests looking for something extra special, we have suites
with private pools or Jacuzzi set in secluded courtyards. Where Traditions
& Trends Meet - The Restaurant is a charming take on a traditional
South African country kitchen with just a hint of European sentiment.
Last Word Franschhoek, Luxury Hotel, FRANSCHHOEK
Last Word Franschhoek is an exclusive 5 Star historic residence located
in the heart of Franschhoek village, the gourmet capital of South Africa.
It’s only a minute’s walk from the many excellent award-winning restaurants
and numerous character-filled boutique style shops and art galleries. The
magnificent Franschhoek valley offers world-class wine estates, tastings
and cellar tours nestled between towering mountains and beautiful vineyards
and the picturesque traditional French village hosts some of the best cuisine
from internationally recognised gourmet chefs. Of South Africa’s top ten
restaurants, three are located in Franschhoek, and there is a choice of
more than 30 different places to wine and dine.
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