24 Jul Escape to the Cape
Escape to the Cape
Go wild. Go to Cape Town
Key Word: Cape Town
An overview of Cape Town
A coming-together of cultures, cuisines and landscapes, there’s nowhere quite like Cape Town, a singularly beautiful city crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain National Park. The flat-topped mountain is the headline act, but there are many other equally gorgeous natural landscapes within the park’s extensive boundaries. Cultivated areas, such as the historic Company’s Gardens, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and Green Point Park, also make exploring the city a pleasure. Human creativity is also self-evident here – it’s one of the things that made the city a World Design Capital in 2014. From the brightly painted facades of the Bo-Kaap and the bathing chalets of Muizenberg to the Afro-chic decor of its restaurants and bars and the striking street art and innovation incubators of the East City and Woodstock, this is one great-looking metropolis.
Where to Stay in Cape Town
Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel, or “Nellie” as the locals affectionately call it, is a newly revamped property. The hotel has recently completed a multi-phase renovation programme and has now been renovated in its entirety. The property is Cape Town’s only true urban resort with its 9 acres of lush garden and two pools. It also boasts a prime location by the Company Gardens, just off vibrant, cosmopolitan Kloof St, one of Cape Town’s most popular hubs where you will find buzzing bars and hip hangouts, as in nearby lively Long St and Bree St.
The inviting, cosy rooms are perfect for business travellers. Each boasts a plush king-size or twin beds with luxury linens plus a writing desk and a marble bathroom.
Where to Eat in Cape Town
Grand Café (Link – http://www.grandafrica.com/) is an iconic Cape Town favourite recognized as an ideal destination for retro-chic dining and group functions – having become the place in the city to enjoy relaxed casual-cuisine dining and social delight.
Set within a restored warehouse, paying tribute to their eco policy, Grand Cafe is positioned on a private beach in Granger Bay.
Grand Café & Beach is part of Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront and faces Table Bay with the Green Point Stadium, Signal Hill and Table Mountain forming a unique backdrop.
Head Chef and all-round taste aficionado, Dominique Faict puts his unique mark on contemporary classics with his unwavering passion for local flavours and quest for only the finest ingredient.
Nasdak (Link – http://nasdak.media24.com/) is the new elite rooftop venue of the renovated Media24 Centre on Cape Town’s regenerated and bustling foreshore precinct.
Nasdak is a cool, contemporary space that offers 360 degree panoramic views of Cape Town, with some of the best views of Cape Town by night.
What to do in Cape Town – Constantia Wine Route
You will find a wealth of wineries in magnificent settings in the Cape. Each of the wine producing regions has routes to help you discover the wine of the region.
In Cape Town the Constantia wine route will take you to Groot Constantia, the country’s oldest wine estate, where you will encounter stunning scenery and winning wines which you can taste at farms on the route.
If Cape Town sounds like the destination for your team’s next Conference or Incentive – please get in touch with our team at SevenEvents (link – https://www.sevenevents.co.uk/). We can’t wait to hear from you!