There are so many reasons to choose to wake up in Cape Town - the city has far more to offer than just the beach. Rich in culture and history and an internationally acclaimed hub of award winning food and wine, this is a city that always has something new to discover – no matter the season!
A weekend of roaring fireplaces, famous Cape Malay curries and delicious red wines, still not tempting enough? Take a look at our list of some of the gorgeous hotels to wake up in, breakfast spots to indulge in and morning activities to turn a winter weekend in Cape Town into your favourite getaway:
Where to wake up:
Snuggle up in one of these gorgeous hotels with views for any season:
- The Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa – This 5-star hotel allows you to wake up to the beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean while basking in the epitome of luxury at one of the top hotels in the city.
- Vineyard Hotel & Spa – An eco-friendly hotel in the heart of Newlands, the Vineyard Hotel is known for its rich history and beautiful exterior and interior.
- Cape Grace Hotel – This elegant hotel is situated within the V&A Waterfront and gives patrons a stunning view of the harbour and surrounding sights.
- One & Only Hotel – This premier urban chic resort has a unique sense of style and allows visitors to enjoy an opulent stay right in the V&A Waterfront area.
Where to wake up:
From good old traditional bacon and eggs to delicious pancakes, these breakfast spots in Cape Town will fill you up and warm you up:
- Dear Me – What’s better than a breakfast where everything tastes homemade and the ingredients are of the freshest quality? Not much. Dear Me is also known for catering to all dietary needs so there is an option for everyone.
- Empire Café – The beloved Empire Café in Muizenberg is a favourite with the locals and gives patrons a beautiful view of Surfer’s Corner and the beach. Choose from full English breakfasts or a range of pastries, whatever you are in the mood for.
- Queen of Tarts – For those with a sweet tooth, the Queen of Tarts in Observatory offers a range of tasty treats that will have you craving more. The menu changes regularly, so arrive with an open mind and ready for a delicious meal.
- Four & Twenty– This café and pantry is well known throughout the Cape for its tasty sustainably sourced produce as well as the cozy, personal touch of the restaurant that makes it a must-visit Cape Town breakfast spot.
What morning activities can I do?
Here are some ideas on how to kickstart your morning in Cape Town:
- Hike up Lion’s Head – One of the most popular hiking routes in Cape Town, Lion’s Head is situated between Table Mountain and Signal Hill. A short hike, it is possible for all fitness types and in the steeper areas it has chains and ladders to assist you. The best part of the hike is the beautiful view of the city from the summit.
- Have a massage at The Twelve Apostles – Start your day on the right note with a luxurious couples’ spa package before warming up next to a fire at the renowned Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa.
- Go shopping at a market – Visiting markets are a popular way to pass time in Cape Town. From vintage clothing stores to organic food, to great entertainment, there are excellent markets all over the city for you to enjoy.
- Take an art class at Bright Creative Space– Work on your creativity at Bright Creative Space in Woodstock, which offers a range of classes from painting to jewelry making to life drawing.
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