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Western Cape

Atlantic Seaboard

CAMPS BAY The first residents of Camps Bay were the San (Hunter Gatherers) and the Goringqhaique, Khoi pastorates. When Jan van Riebeek established a refreshment station for the VOC (Dutch East India Company), the 12 Apostles were covered in forests with lion, leopard and antelope. In competition with the more recent settlers, the Gringqhaique lost their grazing lands on the south east slopes of Table Mountain and in 1657 were restricted to Camps Bay. By 1713 the number of Gringqhaique population had been reduced by measles and smallpox. All that was left of their settlement was an old kraal (Oudekraal) The area was then granted to John Lodewyk Wernich and...

Cape Town City Bowl

TAMBOERSKLOOF Tamboerskloof is a neighbourhood of Cape Town, South Africa. It lies on the slopes of Lion's Head and Signal Hill, adjacent to the neighbourhoods of Gardens and Bo-Kaap. Tamboerskloof is one neighbourhood within the bouquet of neighbourhoods referred to as the City Bowl. Several schools can be found within Tamboerskloof, including Tamboerskloof Primary School, Jan van Riebeek Primary School and Jan van Riebeek High School. GARDENS Gardens (or The Gardens) is an inner-city suburb of Cape Town located just to the south of the city centre located in the higher elevations of the "City Bowl". It is located directly beneath Table Mountain and...

Constantia

Located at the foothills of the beautiful Constantiaberg Mountains the fertile Constantia Valley with its moderate climate and rich soil is home to the oldest wine estates in South Africa. This is the area that Simon van der Stel, first Governor of the Cape, chose to cultivate and develop in 1685. Over the years, the original Constantia farm has been divided into a few smaller farms each of which have since forged their own unique heritage and all of which are to this day producing award winning wines. The Constantia wine route is a mere 20 minutes from the city centre. Today the estate is family owned and run and still produces some of South Africa's most...

Kenilworth

Kenilworth lies nearby the Constantia Winelands and popular Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and is situated between the suburbs of Claremont and Wynberg. A leafy suburb, upper Kenilworth is a well established part of Cape Town and homes here are large with extensive gardens. Across the railway line and south of Main Road, away from the mountain, Kenilworth still offers good value for money and remains affordable to middle class Capetonians. You're close to everything from here - the city is only a 20 minutes' drive away, Claremont and her extensive shopping centre are just up the road and you're close to the Constantia Wine Route. Schools in the...

Muizenberg

This is a laid-back seaside town on the shores of False Bay what is Cape Town's nicest swimming beach. It is much warmer to swim here than at the beaches on the Atlantic Seaboard. It is flat, wide, and the water is generally calm - so is very child-friendly. It's also a very popular surfing area. There are a variety of surf and adventure operators, restaurants, coffee shops and apartments located along the main beach. Look out for the brightly coloured Victorian beach houses which always provide a good photo opportunity. Muizenberg is the start of a vast white sand beach that stretches all the way to Gordon's Bay - a distance of about 40km...

Noordhoek

Noordhoek is situated between Chapmans Peak and Ou Kaapse Weg.  The Area is known for its horse riding on the beach.  One of the few areas where you can still ride a horse from your home to the 7km beach.  The Noordhoek competition arena is well known for dressage and horseriding competitions.  Not only is Noordhoek Cape towns best kept secret but it is also home to some of the rich and famous.  With the different areas each catering for different lifestyles and budgets.  De Goede Hoop is a private estate where one of the biggest sales ever in Noordhoek took place.  Chapmans Peak area is fast becoming the jet set area with people...

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