Luxury Experiences in Cape Town

Cape Town is renowned as a luxury destination. With a wide range of activities on offer, five-star service and a love for the finer things in life, the Mother City is waiting to wrap you in her warm, luxurious embrace.

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend

Dealing direct from mine to market, First Diamonds is able to offer access to a remarkable range of certified diamonds and they ensure that the experience of purchase is as memorable as the stone itself. Passionate and knowledgeable, First Diamonds knows that a diamond is more than just a glittering jewel, it is a symbol of celebration. Each piece undergoes a remarkable journey as their experts ensure the craft and design of each bespoke piece of jewellery results in soemthing that will be treasured forever.

Website: http://www.capetown.travel/products/first-diamonds

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Image courtesy of First Diamonds.

Be pampered at a spa

What better way to start your break in the Mother City than by losing yourself in a spa experience? Cape Town has a huge amount of luxurious establishments waiting to welcome you, eager to help banish the stress of your daily life. From Swedish massages in Newlands and Thai treatments in the city to luxury treatments during an intimate getaway, you will enter a bundle of tension, battered by the rat-race, only to leave stress-free, reborn with a new-found verve and ready to enjoy the world’s most beautiful city.

Website: http://www.capetown.travel/visitors/see-do/10-unique-spa-experiences-in-cape-town

Flight in a hot air balloon

There are so many ways to see and experience Cape Town, but none as exciting – or romantic – as riding in a hot-air balloon. Help with the rigging of a balloon at sunrise and float silently over the peaceful landscapes of the Cape Winelands for an hour.  Enjoy the exquisite scenery and views of Table Mountain in the distance, followed by a luxurious breakfast at the Grande Roche Hotel. You will have your date swooning in no time! Check out www.kapinfo.com for more information on how to make this happen.

Website: http://www.capetown.travel/visitors/see-do/nature-adventure/outdoor-activities/explore-cape-town-by-air

Experience a heli-harley tour

Soar over the majestic mountain ranges of the Cape Peninsula, across the glistening oceans, as you take in the bird’s eye view of the Mother City in a chartered helicopter flight. Cape Town has plenty of operators such as Cape Town Helicopter Tours, Nac Makana Helicopters, Wings over Africa and Cape Town Helicopters, all of whom offer a range of trips to suit your needs.

Website: http://www.capetown.travel/visitors/see-do/nature-adventure/outdoor-activities/explore-cape-town-by-air

helicopter pilot in flight

Charter a luxury yacht

You are in Cape Town, the most beautiful city in the world, take advantage of the location and charter a luxury yacht for a sunset cruise to Clifton 4th Beach or Table Bay. Top if off with some champagne and some oysters as you and your partner soak it all in. Enjoy the tranquillity of the scene as the sun sets over one of the most incredible backdrops on the planet. In the heart of the V&A Waterfront you’ll find the exclusive Classic Cape Charters, which offers sunset cruises and more.

Website: http://www.capetown.travel/visitors/see-do/explore-cape-town-by-sea

Clay Pigeon Shooting at Sea

Pull! Enjoy a unique two-hour experience aboard a 55-foot luxury catamaran cruiser that begins with a choice of breakfast, lunch or dinner on board.  This is followed by an opportunity to participate in clay-pigeon shooting under the supervision of a qualified instructor. Make a competition of it with your group and see who comes out tops. First round of champagne on the loser. Although you’re all winners with this experience!

Shop like a celebrity

If you love to shop, but are looking for something a little bit more exclusive, you can shop like a celebrity with your own private buying experience. Shop for exclusive South African arts, crafts and designer brands with your own personal shopping guide. The tour, offered in luxury transport, can accommodate up to six people and is customised based on the visitor’s needs. Additional assistance can be offered to coordinate freight or to source goods at an extra charge.

Website: www.bluebuyou.co.za

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Create your own signature perfume

It is your chance to smell like nobody else on earth. The scent savants at Perfume Prive are the exclusive creators of signature scents and offer only the highest quality fragrances from around the world.  Enjoy a workshop – for men and women – and enjoy a free tour at the Perfume Museum- the first of its kind in Africa. The experience comes complete with drinks and your created bottle of concentrated perfume and body lotion to take home.

Website: http://www.perfumepriveworkshops.com/

Forage with the Chef

Sure, you have enjoyed many a fine dining experience, but how often have you been involved in foraging for the ingredients that will be used in preparing an unforgettable three-course meal? With this amazing experience at the Table Bay Hotel, that is exactly what you will get. You will need to book for a group of at least four, but then why would you want to experience this alone?

Website: https://www.suninternational.com/table-bay/events/foraging-experience/

Big 5 Safari at Aquila

A safari at Aquila includes a 2-3 hour drive, led by an experienced guide in an open safari vehicle, with an abundance of wildlife on offer, including lions and other members of the ‘Big 5’. The day safari includes hotel pick-up and transfers, welcome drinks and buffet breakfast, and lunch in an African Boma restaurant. Best of all is that it’s less than two hours outside of Cape Town.

 Website: http://www.aquilasafari.com/