Cape Town is known as one of the premier tourist destinations in the world – and for good reason. It is simply one of the most beautiful cities in the world. for millions of holiday goers the site of Table Mountain on leaving the airport is something that will stay with them forever.The smell of the Atlantic sea air and the knowledge that they will soon join others from all over the globe to bask not only under the African sun – but also to party in a city that is renowned for its nightlife is something that gets the pulse racing.
As the sun sets over the Atlantic Ocean the magic comes alive in Cape Town. This is the time when it is the perfect mix of warmth and excitement in the summer. However, there are those who also prefer the Cape in her winter mood – where the rain and cold set in and the fires are lit across the cities bars and night spots and people gather to celebrate one of the greatest places in the world to meet in a wonderful bar that provides warmth and that certain magic that makes every trip worth making.
So – if you are in seek of that perfect spot in Cape Town – which of the wonderful bars are going to meet your expectation – in the sun or in the late night thunderstorms that the city is known for?
If you are after history, beauty and style there can be no more wonderful place to visit than the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. And that bar! The Planet Bar is simply fabulous. It combines the history of one of the most venerable entertainment venues in Cape Town with a style which is completely 21st century chic. Whether it is a late night cocktail or a simple people watching the Mount Nelson will never disappoint.
Want to head on over to the other side of the Cape Peninsula – then you have to set your sights on Muizenburg. Long the haunt of surfers and sun worshipers this seaside town has now become one of the hottest properties on the Cape Peninsula – and within only an hours drive of Cape Town even on the most congested of weekends.
Here at the edge of the Indian Ocean one can fin Tigers Milk – one of the hottest bars to hit the Cape in years. Great, filling food and some of the best craft beers that are on offer in the Cape make it the perfect venue to simply kick back and relax. The excellent wine selection just begs for a long afternoon on the tip of the African continent.
The there is the Ritz. In Sea Point the revolving restaurant at the pinnacle of this prominent landmark was simply the place to be seen in the 70’s. But then it fell into disrepair. However it has now been revitalized and the Veuve Clicquot Bar on the first floor is a simple wonder. You can always reach into your wallet and head to the top of the building and enjoy a bubbly experience second to none while looking out over one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
For the ultimate sun-downer there can be no more wonderful setting than Camps Bay on the Atlantic Coast of Cape Town. Head to the Chinchilla Rooftop Bar and groove to the coolest sounds in town while watching one of the best sunsets in the world.
Cape Town offers it all – great vibes and some of the best scenery in the world – at prices that will take you r breath away – book your flight right now.