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Camps Bay- About the Neighbourhood

Camps Bay is the playground of the “it” crowd – whether you want to spend some time on the white sandy beach, take a dip in one of the tidal pools or sip on cocktails on the strip, during the summer season, particularly the festive season, Camps Bay is the place to see and be seen in Cape Town.

Five-star boutique hotels, upmarket restaurants and cocktail bars, rooftop bars, beach boutiques, a shopping mall as well as a theatre are just some of the attractions – all located within walking distance from the beach. Watch the sunset from the beach or on the terrace of one of the many restaurants. The area is vibey day and night with local traders and buskers showing off their wares and talent. Camps Bay is home to Camps Bay beach, Glen beach and Bakoven beach.

In the late 1940s, Langa was one of the first townships to be established for black South Africans. The Apartheid government attempted to control the township by limiting its growth and restricting residents’ movement. However, Langa residents fought back against these restrictions and made the township a center of resistance to Apartheid. 

There are many popular attractions in Langa, such as the Langa Quarter, which is a lively market where you can find traditional African crafts and foods. The township is also home to a number of museums and monuments, which offer insight into the culture and history of the area.

Key Attractions in Camps Bay

The main drag, Victoria Road, is jam-packed with funky restaurants, trendy pubs, and bucket-and-spade shops on one side, and a palm-fringed beach on the other.

Popular Attractions in Camps Bay

While supermodels and rock stars of the world are known to hang out at Camps Bay, the tidal pool is a great place for families – the sandy beach is wide and flat, but be careful of the strong backwash

Places to Eat & Drink in Camps Bay

Cape Town locals are spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful locations, but if you’re looking for a spot that offers up magnificent views of the ocean and mountain as well as gorgeous people and top-notch cocktails, you can’t go wrong with Camps Bay.

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Here are some hidden gem wine farms around the Mother City to add to your bucket list:

📍Hillcrest Estate, Durbanville
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📍Ayama Wines, Paarl

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If you’ve been dreaming of cruising into an African sunset or savouring delicious cuisine in the middle of the Indian or Atlantic Ocean, this is your sign to plan a MSC Cruise. 🌊

Departing from either Cape Town or Durban, @msccruisesofficial offer thrilling ports of call.

We compiled a guide featuring essential tips for first-time MSC cruisers. View the full article on www.capetown.travel
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Travel influencers @27travels, who recently visited our beautiful city, share their top things to do in Cape Town…🍷

Attractions featured:

📍Cape of Good Hope

📍Boulders Beach

📍Muizenberg Beach

📍Cape Sidecar Adventures

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Cape Town is home to a slew of cocktail bars where you can sip on some innovative and indulgent drinks. 🥂

From lavish cocktails to those that celebrate Cape Town, the Mother City boasts a variety of cocktail bars that you should add to your bucket list. 🍹

These include:

📍Aperitif

📍Tobago’s Restaurant, Bar and Terrace

📍VUE Shortmarket

📍The Drinkery

📍Fable

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📍The Art of Duplicity

What are some of your favourite cocktail spots in Cape Town?

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Franschhoek, often called the “Valley of Dreams”, is a Cape Winelands gem known for its one-of-a-kind wine farms, thrilling food experiences, and luxury accommodations.😍

Here are some attractions you can visit:

📍 Smitten

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📍 Franschhoek Wine Tram

📍 Rickety Bridge

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📍 Huguenot Fine Chocolates

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Here are some pocket-friendly experiences to enjoy in the Mother City:

📍 Groot Constantia’s Visitor Route Experience: R155

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📍 Guga S’thebe Cultural Centre: Free entry, but costs may apply for events or other activities

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📍 Live music at The Athletic Club & Social: From R100

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The prize includes 4 Fast Track Cableway tickets and a R1000 voucher from TEN67 Eatery.

To win, follow @lovecapetown and @tablemountainca, then complete the online entry form at the link in our bio. The competition ends on Friday, 10 May 2024, at 12 pm. The winners will be announced on the same day. 🏃💨

Please read the terms and conditions carefully before entering this competition:

⛰️The prize is valid for 1 month, from 12 May – 11 June 2024.

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⛰️The prize excludes transport to and from the venue.

⛰️The winners will be selected at random from all eligible entries.

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