By Aphrodite Syrengelas
South Africa has what you are looking for in a vacation getaway and more. The choices seem endless from gorgeous beaches, once in a lifetime safaris, culture, nightlife, wine country and amazing outdoor experiences. South Africa is located at the southern tip of Africa and is surrounded by the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. It is a multi-lingual, melting pot of 47 million people and experiences. The scenery is breathtaking, no matter what direction you look in.
Cape Town is located on the shore of Table Bay and is one of the largest cities in South Africa. The weather is warm and inviting year round. There are a multitude of outdoor activities from surf to turf. Safaris in South Africa are a once in a lifetime experience. They are called Big 5 because you can see lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos and buffaloes. One of the most popular safari locations near Cape Town is Kruger National Park. You can drive there, take a guided game drive or stay at a private lodge which offers a ranger driven open air game vehicle. It is recommended to visit in July through September for the birthing season. Either way it will be an unforgettable experience.
South Africa is also known for its wine country. Near Cape Town, are Franschhoek and Stellenbosch that are perfect for wine lovers. Franschhoek is a luxurious area because of its art, dining and wine making. There are 43 wineries to indulge in and afterwards you will understand why the name translates to “French corner”. Stellenbosch is in an idyllic setting best explored on foot. It is home to some of the best restaurants in the country. It also has some of the top wineries in what is the second oldest formal settlement in South Africa.
Camps Bay is a luxury suburb of Cape Town that offers activities and sightseeing during the day and night. It is a popular seaside travel destination and is located beneath the Twelve Apostles mountain range. Private villas perched on the mountain with different breathtaking views are a perfect way to truly enjoy your surroundings. Camps Bay beach is great for enjoying the outdoors with beachside cafes, restaurants and bars.
Llandudno is an exclusive suburb of Cape Town that offers a more serene and relaxing experience. It does not have shops or commercial activities which ensures privacy. Its secluded beach is recognized as being one of the most beautiful in Cape Town. It is a prime location for surfing but can be rough for swimmers. To enjoy Llandudno’s gorgeous views and surroundings, a luxury villa is recommended. The villas in Cape Town are stunning and offer spectacular indoor/outdoor access.
Cape Town has many places to explore where you can enjoy the breathtaking outdoors. Table Mountain towers over Cape Town and can be hiked or you can take the Aerial Cableway. The cable cars rotate 360 degrees so you won’t miss anything. Table Mountain National Park includes Boulders Beach where you can see African Penguins while swimming. Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point are a peninsula that divides the Atlantic and False Bay. It offers unbelievable ocean views which can be seen while hiking through trails and you may even see an ostrich or baboon. There are many other places to visit during your stay. One thing is for sure if you choose South Africa, you can experience it all! For information on rates and availability on our luxury villas throughout Cape Town call Judy Sweetland at 949-705-9994 or email firstname.lastname@example.org