Cape Town Holiday Ideas

Evidently South Africa has it all and Cape Town is the hub of it. Perfect for families, romantics, city slickers, the adventuerers and the foodies (not ommitting the wine'ies) Cape Town is diverse enough to tailor spectacularly to all and at any time of the year. Read our collections below to see what we suggest.

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  • Average Temp. — 22°C / 71°F
  • Rainfall — 2cm / 0.8 inches
  • Water Temp. — 19°C / 66°F

Christmas in South Africa

South Africa is one of the most physically stunning, varied, culturally fascinating countries on the planet – there can be few better places in which to celebrate Christmas. Not to mention the fact that the sun will be shining and the temperatures balmy.

Christmas in South Africa

City Breaks

Think of a holiday destination and it's likely that a palm-fringed beach springs to mind, but don't rule out the good old fashioned city break. By definition we're talking short transfers and a perfect distillation of the country in question's cultural highlights in one conveniently accessible destination. Then there are more than likely some seriously slick hotels (both big and boutique), excellent restaurants and top shopping to boot.

City Breaks

Luxury Mini-moons

The Mini-moon. These little gems didn’t even exist a few years ago and now they’re a bona fide holiday… why, they’ve even made it into the Oxford English Dictionary.

Luxury Mini-moons

Gastronomic Treats

Immersion in another country’s culture is not only about sights and sounds, tastes are also a hugely influential allure and important part of a understanding a new destination. That these tastes are often completely delicious is a bit of a bonus. It does rather raise the question as to what foreigners must deduce from the Brits when they sample a full English breakfast or haggis, but let's not dwell on that.

Gastronomic Treats

Honeymoon South Africa

Anywhere described as the 'world in one country' has to be a strong honeymoon contender, and South Africa is one of the most popular destinations for honeymoons booked through Original Travel.

Honeymoon South Africa

Family South Africa

Original Travel has selected the best family-friendly lodges in South Africa’s prime game reserves, on the malaria free Eastern Cape, and along the Cape coast.

Family South Africa

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