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    Is it time to leave the kids behind and treat your loved one to a dirty weekend in Cape Town? A self-catering apartment or villa may just offer the getaway you need. Let your hair down when you have the freedom knowing the kids are taken care of and Fido is fed.

    Enjoy some of the dirty spoils Cape Town has on offer!

    Get your feet dirty

    If you plan your weekend escape well, you can wow your loved one with full moon hike up Lion’s Head. You may really get dirty on your hike, but you will also enjoy rediscover the city light and stars reflected in your loved one’s eyes.

    Ride the dirt tracks

    When last have the two of you taken a bike ride together? Hire mountain bikes and take to some of the Cape’s best dirt tracks to test your love.

    Dust it off

    There is nothing like soaking up the sun on a sandy beach, and you and your loved one can enjoy a quiet morning warming up next to the lapping waters of Camps Bay or Clifton. Rekindle your camaraderie by towelling the sand from your loved one’s legs.

    Feast ’till you’re dirty

    Feasting on a lobster is a great way of getting really dirty. Panama Jacks has been on Quay 500 in Cape Town’s harbour since 1989 – even before the V&A Waterfront has been developed. This restaurant complex offer scrumptious seafood dishes and you can choose a live lobster to be cooked while you wait.

    Dirty Boots

    Dirty Boots is an adventure tour guide company that can arrange any activity which will result in you and your loved one, err, getting your boots dirty. Share an early morning gallop on horseback on the beach or ride together along Chapman’s Peak on a Harley-Davidson to satisfy you and your partner’s need for speed. Go kayaking, kite surfing, kloofing or karting to get the adrenalin pumping.

    One of Cape Town’s newest attractions is the Zip Line Adventures at the Silvermist Mountain Lodge and Wine Estate on Constantia Nek. Take a leap of faith with your partner on this 2,3 kilometre adrenaline pumping zip line, while marvelling at Cape Town’s stunning natural surroundings. Dirty Boots can arrange your fun activity which will reaffirm that you can always count on your partner.

    Dirty hands

    If you and your loved one share a passion for giving back, you can get your hands dirty by volunteering at any project which is close to your heart in the Mother City. While there are countless causes, non-profit organisations, community initiatives and NGOs all looking for people willing to lend a helping hand; it’s probably best to register with Volunteer Centre and find a cause where you and your partner’s skills are needed.

    When you plan your weekend accommodation in Cape Town, look no further for upmarket, luxury accommodation in the Mother City.

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    Beach checklist for your Cape Town holiday apartment

    When you’re leaving your self-catering Cape Town holiday apartment behind to head for the beach, this checklist will help you make the most of the sea, sand, sun, views and sunsets.

    Early bird catches the worm

    If the weather looks promising, don’t wait until you’re going to battle for space on the beach or get scorched in the middle of the day. Head out of your upmarket apartment early and enjoy a peaceful morning soaking up the softer sunrays.

    Pack a hat

    Whether you’re heading for the beach, shops or markets, a hat is always a good idea. Remember the South Easter can play up in Cape Town, so a hat with a chin string or a cap that sits securely on your head will work best.


    Keep the sting out of the sun by applying sunscreen first thing in the morning. Reapply every two hours or every time you come out of the water. Covering up also helps avoid sunburn.

    Change of clothes

    You and your family will get wet and sandy at the beach. Keep a dry change of clothes for everyone in plastic bags to keep out the sand. Replace the clean clothes with your wet beach clothes when it’s time to change.

    Snack time

    Make use of your luxury self-catering apartment’s facilities and raid the fridge to pack snacks so you don’t have to queue to buy fast foods while on the beach. Apples, cheese wedges, carrot, celery and cucumber sticks are healthy and refreshing on a hot day.

    Have a first aid kit handy

    Be prepared for scrapes and cuts with band aid and take along some headache tablets. An antihistamine cream and insect repellent may also save the day on the beach.

    Store electronics in plastic bags

    Slip your cell phone and camera into a zip lock plastic bag to protect them against sand, sunscreen and getting soaked.


    While you are on holidays, criminals are still on the prowl and they often target relaxed holiday makers. Be aware of your personal safety while out and about – even on the beach. Avoid deserted areas and going to the beach all by yourself. Don’t leave your valuables unattended.


    When things heat up, you need to stay cool. Proper hydration is very important – especially when you spend a day in the sun. Opt for water as your drink of choice on the beach and make sure you drink a glass of water for every hour in the sun.

    Avoid alcohol

    A cold beer may sound inviting when the sun is hot, but remember that Cape Town’s beach authorities prohibit drinking of alcohol on our beaches. Alcohol also dehydrates your body, so it is not a good idea to take a toot in the sun.

    Listen to the lifesavers

    Most Cape Town beaches have lifesavers on duty in the summer months. They demarcate safe swimming areas. Take care to stay within their parametres and don’t swim out too far. Strong currents can catch you unaware.

    Browse our selection of great luxury and upmarket self-catering Cape Town holiday apartments.

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    Get close to the party with self-catering accommodation in Cape Town

    If you’re looking for a hot and happening New Year’s Eve event during your Cape Town vacation, book your upmarket self-catering accommodation in Cape Town now and finalise your party plans. Here are a few ideas of how you and your besties can ring in 2016.

    Kaapse Stories from Mother City

    Listen to tales from the Cape in this cabaret, hosted at Richard’s Supper Stage & Bistro. Richard Loring (producer of worldwide-acclaimed African Footprint) offers guests a delicious buffet, Cape wines and an exciting musical show which celebrates the humour, challenges and talents of the locals, set in Main Road, Sea Point. Book on computicket.com.

    Cape Town Comedy Club

    Head to The Pumphouse at the V&A Waterfront for a New Year’s Party with a difference. The ticket price includes a show featuring five comedians, a champagne cocktail on arrival, countdown to 2016 and after party with DJ Aaron. The regular a la carte menu will be available plus an extravagant NYE Specials Menu. For more info and the lineup, visit capetowncomedy.com.

    New Year’s Eve Pacha Ibiza Party at the Grand Café & Beach Bar

    Right next to the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is Granger Bay’s Grand Café & Beach Bar. Don’t miss the island-style jam at the Pacha Ibiza party on New Year’s Eve. Located on the private shores of this much-loved oceanfront eatery and club, the end-of-year celebrations will be sounded by Pacha Ibiza resident DJs Danny Wade and Josef Bamba as well as local DJs. The famous Pacha Ibiza dancers will also be there. Tickets are available through nutickets.co.za.

    Jeremy Loops and Grassy Spark in concert at Kirstenbosch

    This New Year’s Eve concert brings together two of South Africa’s best known performers with Grassy Spark opening and Jeremy Loops as the headline act. Jeremy Loops is a modern folk musician from Cape Town. Juxtaposing booming city rhythms with folk, he captures the duality of his South African life. Cape Town band Grassy Spark blends Ska with rock, funk, reggae and Latin. It is a picnic style concert, so bring a blanket and a picnic basket. Bookings can be made at webtickets.co.za.

    007-themed New Year’s Eve Parties

    The inimitable Mr Bond is on the menu at no less than three top spots this New Year’s Eve. Headquarters (HQ) Restaurant is one of Cape Town city centre’s swankiest steakhouses and restaurant and offers a night of dinner and dance. Email matt@hqrestaurant.co.za to book.

    Guests at the Azure Restaurant, located at the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, should dress to kill in black and red before tucking into a decadent five-course dinner The night will start with dinner, followed by live music and plenty of dancing, after which there’ll be the traditional NYE countdown with French Champagne and a toast to 2016. Reservations can be made by email to restaurants@12apostles.co.za.

    An appropriately “From Russia with Love”-Bond-themed party awaits revellers at The Foreign Exchange Bar. FOREX is an eclectic Observatory-based nightlife spot. Snacks and champagne are included in the ticket price and guests can take a break from the vibrant dance floor to immortalise their evening at the professional photo booth. Tickets will be available via quicket.co.za.

    Host a party at your upmarket apartment

    One of the great things of staying in luxury self-catering accommodation, is that you may be able to host the party at home. Caterers can easily be arranged, freeing you and your friends up to party ‘till late. Just don’t forget to first check with your villa manager if you are planning to host a party, as terms and conditions may apply.

    Please note: drinking and driving is not cool, so make use of the various transport options available in the Mother City to take you home after the party. Oh, and a very happy 2016 to you!

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    Dream of a hot Christmas in a holiday house in Cape Town

    When Santa’s on his way, there are many ways to play from your self-catering holiday house in Cape Town. Here are some ideas to make the most of Christmas in the Mother City.

    Festive Lights Switch-on in Adderley Street (Mid December)

    Cape Town’s official switch-on of the festive lights in Adderley Street in the city centre has attracted locals and tourists for decades. Once the lights have been switched on, the historic main road in Cape Town comes alive with a rainbow of colourful lights. Access to the event is free. Check the date closer to the time, it usually takes place around the 14th of December.

    Christmas on Table Mountain

    Santa Claus and his elves may give stuffy chimneys a miss this year to wow Capetonians from the top of Table Mountain, one of the world’s ‘New7Wonders of Nature’. The big man in the red suit will be there on Christmas Day in the morning from 10:00am. Tickets for the Cableway can be bought online via Webtickets.co.za (there is an option to select a date) or at the cableway ticket office.

    Kirstenbosch Carols by Candlelight (17 – 20 December 2015)

    Sing along at this annual festive event , hosted at the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens from Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 December 2015. A Rotary Club fundraising initiative, the Kirstenbosch Carols by Candelight is a family-friendly institution on the festive calendar. Email carols@kirstenboschrotary.co.za for more information.

    Attend a Christmas service at St George’s Cathedral (Anglican)

    Remember what the magic of Christmas really is about by attending a Church service on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. For more information, visit the St George’s Cathedral website or email reception@sgcathedral.co.za

    Christmas Eve Dinner at African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel

    Celebrate the festive season with a gourmet dinner at the African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel’s Savour Restaurant. Located in the city centre of the Mother City, you can book either Christmas Eve or Christmas dinner. The Christmas Eve Dinner costs R325pp. Book at reservations@15onorangehotel.com.

    Christmas at the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa’s Azure Restaurant

    This five star Camps Bay hotel offers a festive Christmas feast at its Azure Restaurant. The selection includes traditional Christmas favourites with a gourmet twist. A gourmet Christmas Eve four-course set menu and a Christmas Day lunch buffet are available. On Christmas Day there will also be live entertainment and rumour has it that Santa may just drop by. Enquire at restaurants@12apostles.co.za.

    Christmas braai* in the comfort of your luxury self-catering Villa

    If you would like to celebrate Christmas in true Capetonian style, you can always have a braai at your upmarket self-catering villa. If you need some help, you can book a private caterer or chef to show you how it’s done. Sit back, relax and braai like the locals this Christmas. (braai – barbeque)

    Look for a luxury, upmarket self-catering holiday home in Camps Bay, Bantry Bay, Bakoven or Cape Town for an unforgettable summer Christmas in the Mother City.

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    Arts & entertainment to enjoy on holiday in Cape Town

    Cape Town is well known as a hotspot for beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, luxury accommodation and stupendous shopping.

    But did you know that Cape Town is also a cultural hub that offers amazing art and theatre experiences that are unique to this southern tip of Africa?

    Get an art-fix at these galleries:

    South African National Gallery

    Home to some of the most beautiful collections, the South African National Gallery features art of South African, African, British, French, Dutch and Flemish origin. Collections are regularly rotated so that there is always a full programme of temporary exhibitions, including paintings, photography, sculpture, architecture, beadwork, textiles and works on paper. Open daily from 10:00 to 17:00.

    The Cape Gallery

    Varied and interesting art exhibitions of numerous local artists with work for sale. The Cape Gallery is open Mondays to Fridays from 9:30 to 17:00 and Saturdays from 10:00 to 14:00.

    Everard Read Cape Town

    View and acquire works by local and international artists at this Gallery, Everard Read is situated at the V&A Waterfront. Open Mondays to Fridays from 9:00 to 18:00 and Saturdays from 9:00 to 13:00.

    The Ava Gallery

    The AVA Gallery in partnership with Spier, is Cape Town’s oldest non-profit, members based, public benefit organisation and art gallery, showcasing contemporary South African art in all media. Open Mondays to Fridays from 10:00 to 17:00 and Saturdays from 10:00 to 13:00.

    Goodman Gallery

    Goodman Gallery is at the forefront of international contemporary art with a focus on artists from South Africa, the greater African Continent, and beyond, who engage in a dialogue with the African context. Open Tuesdays to Fridays from 09:30 to 17:30 and Saturdays from 10:00 to 16:00.

    Theatre at its best:

    Artscape Theatre

    Situated in the heart of the Mother City, the Artscape Theatre Centre offers the highest level of artistic excellence in all aspects of performing arts for more than four decades. All this success is attributed to the combination of world-class productions, high tech sets and locally made period and modern costumes which makes Artscape Theatre Centre stand out as an iconic cultural beacon in the Western Cape.

    Fugard Theatre

    Athol Fugard is South Africa’s most significant and internationally acclaimed playwright and this theatre proudly bears his name. The 335-seater Fugard Theatre is located within the historic Sacks Futeran building in Cape Town’s District Six.

    Theatre on the Bay

    One of South Africa’s theatre greats, Pieter Toerien, owns this stunning intimate theatre in Camps Bay, where he puts up productions of international quality. Visit Pieter Toerien for an update on what’s showing.

    Waterfront Amphitheatre

    Sway your hips to great bands, live dance productions and storytelling or catch live action on the big screen. The V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre is one of Cape Town’s hottest stages, hosting live music and other entertainment that’s free to visitors. It’s also a popular place for shopping weary crowds to grab some fresh air, rest tired feet and watch the bustling harbour activity.

    Baxter Theatre

    The home of progressive South African theatre and performance since 1977, the Baxter Theatre Centre in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town boasts a world-class theatre and concert hall, as well as a studio stage, rehearsal rooms, offices, a restaurant and bars and an impressive, spacious foyer.

    Treat yourself to comfortable, upmarket holiday accommodation in Cape Town to enhance your amazing art and theatre experiences.

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    Stay abreast of new Visa regulations for South Africa

    The new visa regulations for South Africa came into effect on 1 June 2015. There are two aspects in particular which visitors need to note.

    Parents or guardians travelling with children

    Parents or guardians entering South Africa with minors are required to present an unabridged birth certificate of the children at the port of entry in South Africa, showing both parents’ details, in addition to a normal passport and visa. This condition applies to children under the age of 18 years, either travelling to or from South Africa.

    The new visa regulations are mainly geared at countering human and child trafficking and improving border control and security. It has, since it has come into effect, been placed under review by South African tourism minister, Derek Hanekom, while the South African-based BRICS think tank has proposed less stringent regulations for international visitors from other BRICS countries, according to a report on www.qz.com.

    Children travelling without parents

    When a child is travelling with only one of his or her parents, the travelling parent will be required to provide a passport and unabridged birth certificate (with particulars of the parents), as well as an affidavit from the non-travelling parent giving express permission for the child to travel with the other parent. Legally separated parents should provide a court order when the other parent does not give consent.

    In the case of a single parent, where the child’s unabridged birth certificate only reflects the name of one parent, parental consent from the absent parent is obviously not required. If the parent’s name does appear, the other parent must consent in an affidavit. If the absent parent cannot be traced, a letter of special circumstances must be applied for.

    When a child is travelling with someone other than a parent, the following additional documents should be presented: an affidavit from the parents or legal guardian to state that the child is allowed to travel with that person; the contact details of the parents or legal guardian; copies of the identity documents and passports of the parents or legal guardian.

    Should one of the parents be deceased, a death certificate must be produced. Where both the parents of the child are deceased and the child is travelling with a relative, the Director-General must approve such a person to enter into or depart from South Africa with that child. This affidavit may not be older than 3 months, dating from the date of travel.

    Foreign visitors must apply in person

    The new requirements also stipulate that foreigners who want to visit South Africa must apply for visas in person at South African embassies abroad. Visitors will also need to have their biometric data captured at an embassy, which is obtained through fingerprints.

    Although collecting biometric information for visa application is a well-known best practice in many countries, South Africa’s visa processing centres in foreign countries may not be easily accessible to prospective international travellers.

    To access the key points to remember when applying for a South African Visa, visit dha.gov.za.

    After you’ve got your visas in order, browse Nox Rentals for good quality 3 star accommodation, 4 star accommodation or 5 star accommodation in Cape Town’s top tourist areas.

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    Romantic Camps Bay self-catering spots

    If you’re looking for the perfect place to pop the big question, or simply to spoil your special love with a romantic getaway, look no further than a Camps Bay self-catering holiday.

    Why choose Camps Bay?

    With a spectacular strip of pristine beach showing off the sunset, you will be hard pressed to find a more romantic setting than Camps Bay. Whether you want to celebrate sunset with bubbly and oysters or a walk on the soft sandy beach, Camps Bay has it all.

    Camps Bay self-catering units offer a variety of accommodation choices to suit your style and needs. If privacy is at the top of your list, you will not be disappointed. Some of the self-catering units don’t only offer all the expected conveniences, but also private pools or Jacuzzis.

    How can I treat my love?

    Couples spa treatments are a great indulgence and you can enjoy being pampered with your loved one. There are plenty of good spas in and around Camps Bay. Mint Wellness Spas offer a Love Actually package consisting of an AromaVine Relaxing Massage; HydraVine or Organic Bath Soak and a Sparkling Wine & Fruit Platter for two.

    The 12 Apostles Hotel offers spa packages in combination with fine dining at the hotel’s Azure Restaurant. Nature babies will love the Outdoor Bliss package for two.

    Langaro also offer a range of therapies to help you feel the love.

    Can our love fly high in Cape Town?

    Of course! Whether you want a hot air balloon trip at sunrise with sparkling wine to celebrate your love, or a flip over Cape Town in a helicopter to your lunch destination, you will be spoilt for choice.

    Email Wineland Ballooning for balloon trips from Paarl between November and April (balloon@kapinfo.com) and visit Cape Town Helicopters for more information.

    Are there cruise options around Cape Town?

    Sunset and other cruises are plentiful in Cape Town, the trick is to select the one which will wow the love of your life. Visit Tigger Too or Waterfront Charters for some ideas and go to sea on the vessel of your choice ranging from a luxury catamaran, sailing yacht, fun cruise boat, jet boat or a rigged sailing boat – which can be booked in combination with lunch, dinner and/or drinks.

    Where can we sample fine cuisine and wine during our romantic holiday?

    Cape Town is a hub offering fabulous food and wine with award-winning restaurants that serve fresh local produce prepared innovatively. Visit Eat Out for a comprehensive list of restaurants and if you’re staying in Camps Bay, don’t miss the iconic and recently renovated Blues Restaurant & Bar, which has been building its reputation of excellence in Camps Bay since 1987.

    Where can I pop the big question?

    Well, it certainly is a personal decision but we recommend you take your loved one up Table Mountain in the Cableway and pop the question on top of the world with a view that will take your breath away.

    Have a look at our range of Camps Bay self-catering rentals that you can use as base for your romantic break.

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    Self catering holiday flats to rent in Cape Town

    If you are on holiday to explore, a self-catering holiday flat in Cape Town will be the perfect base that offers you lock up and go convenience to seek adventure in and around the Mother City.

    Come and go any time of the day or night

    Whether you plan on returning late from a Club or leave early to hike up Table Mountain, your self-catering holiday flat perfectly positions you to come and go as you please – day or night. Nobody is watching to check your every move and you can pop in and out to enjoy what you do best – making the most of your holiday.

    Choose your spot

    Cape Town’s self-catering holiday flats are available in all the prime areas – whether you want to be in the thick of things at the V&A Waterfront, enjoy seaside bliss in Clifton, party the night away in De Waterkant or live up the moment in Sea Point.

    Prepare meals to suit you

    Choose whether you want to eat in or out without feeling at bounds with the usual hotel routine. If you eat your early morning snack on the run, you can choose to pop into an all-night coffee shop or pack your breakfast or snack box according to your personal preferences. Self-catering holiday flats have fitted kitchens that offer you the facilities you need to prepare meals that suit you.

    Entertain at home

    With a self-catering holiday flat, eyebrows are not raised when you invite your new surfing buddies for a beer or to watch a game on TV. You have the privacy and capacity to entertain who you like, when you like.

    Benefit from a serviced apartment and concierge services

    While you have all the benefits of living in a lock up and go holiday flat, you also have the benefit of a daily cleaning service – which means you don’t have to make your bed and do the dishes. If you want information or assistance to catch a taxi or a bus, concierge services are available to make your arrangements hassle-free. You enjoy all the conveniences of a hotel and suffer none of the limitations of being stuck in a small hotel room.

    Have a look at our range of self-catering holiday flats to rent in Cape Town.

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    Find fabulous foods and crafts at Cape Town markets

    Cape Town is a vibrant city filled with interesting people who produce delicious foods and drinks and interesting crafts, which are available at a variety of Cape Town markets.

    Whether you sample the delights on offer at the markets, or take the spoils back to your self-catering apartment to enjoy, you will be in for a treat.

    City area

    V&A Food Market (V&A Waterfront)

    This is Cape Town’s only daily food market, conveniently located at the V&A Waterfront. It’s open seven days a week from 10am – 6pm. (Closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day.)

    Good Night Market at the Watershed (V&A Waterfront)

    A monthly evening market, which is held at The Watershed in the V&A Waterfront on the last Wednesday of the month, from 6pm-9pm.

    Erf 81 Food Market (Tamboerskloof)

    This weekly market held on Sundays from 10am – 2pm offers local, handmade, organic-as-possible and affordable-as-possible food and goods market.

    City Bowl Market (Gardens)

    This weekly food market is held on Thursday evenings, from 4.30pm-8.30pm, at 14 Hope Street, Gardens.

    Oranjezicht City Farm Market (City Bowl)

    Visit this weekly farmers market at Oranjezicht City Farm on Saturdays from 9am to 2pm. (Generally closed during the festive season.)

    Day before Thursday Market (Woodstock)

    For Wednesday night food and entertainment, don’t miss this market held at The Woodstock Foundry on Albert Road, in Woodstock, from 5pm-9pm.

    The Palms Market (Woodstock)

    A weekly indoor food market held on Saturdays from 9am-2pm.

    Neighbour Goods Market (Woodstock)

    Not to be missed weekly gourmet and fresh produce market at the Old Biscuit Mill in Salt River/Woodstock, open every Saturday from 9am-2pm.

    Earth Fair Market Tokai and St George’s Mall (Tokai and City Bowl)

    This weekly food market is held on Saturdays from 9am-2pm and Wednesdays from 3pm-20.30pm in Tokai and on Thursdays from 11am-3pm at upper St George’s Mall in the city bowl.

    Southern Suburbs

    Tokai Forest Market (Tokai)

    A weekly outdoor food and goods market in Tokai Forest, held every Saturday from 9am-2pm and Sunday 10am-3pm weather-permitting. (May close during the December/January festive period.)

    Deep South

    Blue Bird Garage Food and Goods Market (Muizenberg)

    A weekly evening food market at Blue Bird Garage in Muizenberg, which is open every Friday from 4pm-10pm.

    Atlantic Seaboard

    Bay Harbour Market (Hout Bay)

    A great weekly indoor food and goods market in Hout Bay. Friday Nite LIVE! from 5pm to 9pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 9.30 am to 4 pm.

    Hour Bay Lions Craft Market (Hout Bay)

    This weekly craft market is held on the Hout Bay Common on Sundays from 10am-3pm, weather permitting.

    Cape Point Vineyards Market (Noordhoek)

    This weekly outdoor food market at Cape Point Vineyards in Noordhoek offers the opportunity to sip delicious Cape Point Vineyards wine while enjoying the spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean. In summer, this market is open on Thursdays from 4.30pm-8.30pm and in winter on Sundays from 12pm-3pm.


    Root 44 market (Stellenbosch)

    The Audacia wine farm in Stellenbosch hosts this weekly covered food and goods market, which is open all year on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm.

    Stellenbosch Slow Market (Stellenbosch)

    A weekly fresh goods and gourmet produce market, which is held at Oude Libertas in Stellenbosch on Saturdays from 9am-2pm.

    Blaauwklippen Family Market (Stellenbosch)

    A weekly food and craft market held all year round at the Blaauwklippen Estate near Stellenbosch on Sundays from 10am-3pm with a special Christmas Market in December.

    Franschhoek Village Market (Franschhoek)

    In the culinary heartland, this weekly food and goods market in Franschhoek is open every Saturday morning from 9am till 2 pm.

    On your next visit to Cape Town first make sure you have delightful accommodation in a self-catering apartment in Camps Bay, and then sample the delights on offer at the markets.

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    Cape Town accommodation specials

    Winter is generally seen as the slow season in the Mother City, so it is a great time to find Cape Town accommodation specials. However, it is not the only time when you can save on luxury accommodation.

    Get school holiday savvy

    The South African school holidays usually go hand in hand with peak season rates, so visitors looking for special prices will be well advised to steer clear from these holiday periods.

    Visit schoolterms.co.za to check out when the schools are closed in South Africa so that you can plan your holiday accordingly.

    Who seeks will find

    Search for accommodation specials and you will find them! Some establishments may be experiencing low occupancy and will therefore advertise a special to boost booking figures.

    New accommodation options usually also have launch specials to attract visitors.

    Keep your options open

    You may only be looking at accommodation options for two people, but do look further because some establishments that can accommodate more guests may be more than willing to rent out to two people at a special rate.

    This is where you are likely to save on luxury accommodation. Luxury vacation villas are often let to only two guests, even if they can accommodate more, because business is business: a three-bedroomed villa let to two people is still better than an empty three-bedroomed villa with no guests!

    Book through the professionals

    If you are aware that you are likely to find the best Cape Town accommodation specials by choosing to stay in a luxury vacation rental, it is time to get in touch with a professional letting agency that will have your best interests in mind.

    Letting agencies, like Nox Rentals, have a variety of luxury accommodation options to suit your needs and budget. Let them do the homework for you.

    Contrary to popular belief, booking your holiday via a letting agency is not necessarily more expensive than booking directly with an establishment’s owner. It could actually save you more when booking through an agency, because they have access to industry specials which are passed on to clients.

    Get added value through letting agencies

    Letting agencies such as Nox Rentals offer additional services to make travelling easier for clients. Full concierge services can be made available so that the traveller can access all the services normally offered by hotels.

    Airport transfers and car rental can be arranged and letting agencies can help you book and plan excursions and give advice that will make your holiday a memorable one.

    Clients can even request that their luxury holiday rental’s fridge is stocked and that a caterer comes out to prepare special meals in the vacation rental’s kitchen.

    The services of a good letting agency will never let you down and you will be the first to know of any Cape Town accommodation specials.

    Browse the Nox Rentals specials page for some super Cape Town accommodation specials on luxury apartments & villas.

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