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Popular things to do in Cape Town

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Hidden gems in Cape Town

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Beaches in Cape Town

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Where to stay in Cape Town

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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