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Cape Town

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Mother City

Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain. Nature lovers will surely relish a Cape Town vacation, as the city, nestled in the biodiverse Cape Floristic Region, offers visitors endless hiking, surfing, swimming, and other recreational activities. A cultural melting pot, the sprawling metropolis dotted with vibrant townships and quaint Cape Dutch buildings, boasts art galleries, theaters, and museums galore. On a tour of Cape Town, you can divide your time between exploring numerous natural attractions and discovering the town's innovative culinary scene, interspersed with scenic drives and trips to wine estates. Cape Town is in Western Cape. Plan the details of your Cape Town holiday and any onward adventuring with our easy-to-use South Africa trip planner .
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This sprawling city boasts a staggering range of lodging options, from lavish to budget friendly. Opt for a cozy guesthouse or bed and breakfast in a verdant garden setting, pick from one of the numerous backpacker hostels, or establish yourself in an oceanside top-end hotel. If you're visiting Cape Town in December or January, remember to book ahead as popular accommodations fill up easily during these months.
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