Explore and Experience

Our blog serves as a guide and gateway for the luxury traveller. Through our well-informed concierge team, we provide our readers with up to date information on the finest restaurants and places to explore in and around the Mother City.
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FeaturedThe Explosive Story Behind Cape Town’s Signal Hill
Signal Hill, Lula Lula Mountain, or Lion’s Rump, is the flat, shorter stretch of mountain that runs from Lion’s Head towards Sea Point and the V&A Waterfront. It is an ideal sundowner spot, and many flock towards the peak to enjoy a picnic, something fizzy, and arguably some of the best and most dramatic views…
FeaturedA Railway Romance to Remember
Smoke billows from the fiery beast, the ‘choo choo’ of the vintage engine heralding its arrival into the station. It is time to hop aboard the Steam Train to Elgin. The destination: a steampunk-style market replete with all of the mystique of a bygone era. While this scenario might easily have taken place in the…
Explore and ExperienceHave a Whale of a Time in Hermanus
During the winter months, one of the best day trips from Cape Town is to the Cape Overberg coast with Hermanus at its centre. Known for some of the best land-based whale watching in the world, Walker Bay in Hermanus has low cliffs that provide excellent vantage points from which to get close to whales…
Explore and Experience5 Reasons Why We Love the City Sightseeing Red Bus
Aside from the colour, it might not have much in common with an ambulance. However, the iconic City Sightseeing Red Bus certainly rolls to the rescue when it comes to navigating and enjoying the extraordinary sights of the Mother City with ease. We understand that orienting yourself in a new place can seem like a…
Explore and ExperienceWhat to do on a rainy day in Cape Town
Rainy days in the Cape are perfect for spending time exploring indoors, kicking back with family and friends, or whiling away an afternoon over wines and a cheese board at one of our many wine farms. In short, there is no shortage of fun and inviting activities to enjoy this winter, so we say, take…
Featured10 of Cape Town’s Top Restaurants with Fireplaces
‘Tis the season to get toasty! Bring out the red wine, hearty dishes and cozy up to our top restaurants with fireplaces this winter. From roaring hearths to sleek gas features, we have rounded up the most memorable of the crackling lot. Choose your ideal nook and nestle in.   1. Aubergine Best for: Fusion…
FeaturedAn ultimate accolade for our Marvellous Moira Mdakana — A Golden Key Concierge at Cape Grace
  Two crossed golden keys glint on Moira’s lapel – a subtle sign that she is a newly-minted member of the elite Les Clefs d’Or – or Society of the Golden Keys. The Society of the Golden Keys is recognisable to hotel guests all over the world by the lapel pins of top concierges (which…
FeaturedIt is time to cast your vote for Cape Grace!
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are here, and we would love your vote. The Readers’ Choice Awards are the most important awards in the travel industry, ranking the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports, and cruise lines in the world – and most importantly, your opinion counts. Interestingly, the 2018 votes were…
FeaturedWhere to go for Dinner and a Show
Cape Town’s best theatres and the restaurants that surround them. From Cape Town’s premier performing arts venues to glitzy, intimate stages, the Mother City has a dazzling array of places from where to catch a local, or often international, production. Here are some of our favourites, along with the restaurants that surround them. Curtains up!…
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