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Discover Cape Town’s Blaauwberg

About the Area

Blaauwberg, or “Blouberg” – meaning Blue Mountain – as it is affectionately known to locals, is an idyllic stretch of coastline located just a short drive from the city centre of Cape Town.

Bloubergstrand, or Blaauwberg Beach, is the main focal point of the area and is popular with surfers, sunbathers and picture-seekers thanks to its spectacular views of Table Mountain. Big Bay, another Blaauwberg highlight, is also a top spot for water sports enthusiasts. Kitesurfing is particularly popular here, and on any given day you’ll see daredevils tearing across the waves.

This area is home to some excellent restaurants and pubs, making it the perfect place to relax and enjoy the view.Whether you’re looking for adventure or simply want to relax and soak up the stunning views, Blaauwberg has something for everyone.

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Explore Blaauwberg's Neighbourhoods

Blaauwberg is a beautiful area with plenty to offer visitors and residents alike. The area is home to a number of popular neighbourhoods.

Things to Do in Blaauwberg

Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, explore the great outdoors, or experience some of the best surfing in the country, Blaauwberg has something for everyone. Here are just a few of the many things to do in this unique corner of the world.

Places to Stay in Blaauwberg

There are many different accommodation choices depending on what you are looking for. If you want to be close to the beach, there are plenty of options ranging from luxurious apartments to more affordable self-catering units. There are also several hotels in the area, many of which offer stunning views of Table Mountain.

Places to Eat & Drink in Blaauwberg

For a quick bite, head to one of the many cafes or bakeries dotted around the neighbourhood. If you’re looking for something more substantial, there are a number of restaurants that offer both traditional South African fare and international cuisine. 

Travel Inspiration

Looking for some travel inspiration for your next trip to Cape Town’s Blaauewberg? Here are some ideas to get you started:

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Winter in Cape Town 🌧️

📸: @marlinclarkphotography
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One of Cape Town’s most visited attractions, @robben_island, offers more than just a prison tour and striking views of Table Mountain. The World Heritage site, provides a range of personalised day and overnight experiences. These include:

1. A Private @robben_island Museum Tour: The tour is tailored to your needs, allowing you to decide how you would like to structure it.

2. Guided Walking Tours: Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Sites by foot during a guided walking tour, which takes you to eight historic sites, including the Land of Banishment for Xhosa Chiefs, the Limestone Quarry, and the Maximum Security Prison.

3. Overnight Accommodation: The Guest House can accommodate 15 guests, with rooms featuring classic furniture, wooden floors, a kitchen, a dining room, bathroom facilities, and a bar area.

4. Multi-Purpose Learning Centre and Sleep-over Camps:
Dating back to World War II, the centre boasts conference and lecture rooms, an art studio, and accommodation for team-building events or sleep-over camps.
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@tablemountainca (TMACC) will shut down for annual maintenance from Monday, 15 July until Sunday, 1 September 2024. The Cape Town attraction will reopen, weather permitting, on Monday, 2 September 2024.🚠

The extended time is in line with @tablemountainca’s maintenance schedule, in accordance with international standards. Aside from refurbishing the outlets and refreshing the look and feel of both the Top and Lower Stations, extensive work will be done on the cable cars and the ropes.

Read more here: https://www.capetown.travel/annual-maintenance-shutdown-for-table-mountain-aerial-cableway/

#lovecapetown #capetown #tablemountain
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Awe, it’s #WorldChocolateDay tomorrow, July 7 🍫

Take your tastebuds on a cocoa-filled adventure in our beautiful Mother City as you savour everything from brandy and chocolate pairings, learn to dip and package bon bons,
, or let your inner child free in a chocolate factory.

Here are some of our options:

📍 Rapt - The Art of Indulgence
📍 Honest Chocolate
📍 AFRIKOA, Makers Landing
📍 Huguenot Fine Chocolates
📍 KWV Emporium
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Over-the-top dining, theatrics, and journeys “around the world” are just some of the many treats that await you when you visit a fine dining restaurant in Cape Town.

Here are some of our favourites:
📍FYN
📍La Colombe
📍Salon
📍The Red Room, The Mount Nelson
📍Homespun Blouberg

#capetown #capetownrestaurants #thingstodoincapetown #travel #finedining #travel
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If a lazy, luxurious Sunday brunch sounds like something you’d like to indulge in, make sure to book your spot at the Pot Luck Club this weekend. The Pot Luck Club Sunday Brunch Winter Extravaganza runs from Sunday 7 July to Sunday 29 September and offers a delicious ten course menu with bottomless bubbly - both alcoholic and non-alcoholic PLUS a fabulous DIY Bloody Mary Station. @thepotluckclubct 🥂 ...

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New Cape Town Restaurant & Bar Alert! 🚨

Margaritaville in Kloof Street is a new restaurant in Cape Town. 🍹

The sister restaurant to Mamacitas in Harrington Street, is inspired by the vibrant and colourful Venice Beach culture. 😍

#capetown #capetownrestaurants #thingstodoincapetown #margaritaville
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