TOP 6 THINGS TO DO IN CAPE TOWN IN A WEEKEND
Cape Town is that city you’ve dreamt of visiting and having a taste of its wonder sceneries and cultural heritage. Although the city is ranked as the second-most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg, it still has a space for you and whoever you wish to share the thrilling vacation with. So if you’re on a trip to Cape Town or you just touched down this beautiful city for a weekend, you should get ready for the most amazing feelings ever. A weekend in Cape Town could change your life and your general view of nature’s gifts. In this Mother City of South Africa, Saturdays are for unwinding and living the good life.
Here is a list of things you can do in Cape Town in a weekend.
GO WINE TASTING IN THE WINELANDS
Being in a land where the best wines are produced is a dream come true for any wine lover. If you’re in Cape Town for the weekend, then there’s no better place to put at the top of your to-do list than going wine tasting. Cape Town is home to the most beautiful and most tasteful wines in Africa. Wine is a wonderful gift of nature brewed from fruits and is undoubtedly what everyone should enjoy. The Cape Winelands, located in the Western part of Cape Town, offers its visitors all types of wine. It would blow your mind to have a taste of one or more of Cape’s sensational wines with exciting foods to go with it. If you’re in Cape Town and you’re craving a glass of wine for the weekends, the Winelands will give you a wine treat you will never forget.
A SATURDAY STROLL OR CYCLING ALONG THE SEA POINT PROMENADE
Taking a refreshing Saturday walk on the beach is an experience your body and mind will appreciate for months to come. The sea point Promenade is one place to experience the best sea experience. The sea point Promenade’s coast spans from Green Point into Mouille Point. Walking, Cycling, dog walking, or skateboarding along the beachfront is that enjoyable exercise you should taste while in Cape Town. You could also take part in other exciting activities like swimming, and a fun picnic with family or friends. A visit to Sea Point Promenade offers you nature’s gentle touch, which gives you the ultimate body and soul balance.
ENJOY A HIKE UP LIONS HEAD
Apart from being one of the most popular hiking trails Cape Town boasts of, Lions Head is also the most amazing sunset and a sunrise spot in the city. From there, you can see the sunrise in all its glory; its rays peeking out gradually from the clouds where it had slept at night, and where the sun sets majestically retreating to its royal bed on the horizon. While hiking up Lions Head, you can make a stop to see the sunrise or set as it will leave you with beautiful memories you’d reminisce for days to come. Lions Head is a two in one adventure spot where you can have the fun of hiking and the long-lasting memories of the sun’s beautiful smile while it rises or adorable yawn as it sets. Super incredible, right?
TAKE A CABLE CAR RIDE UP THE ICONIC TABLE MOUNTAIN
Hiking up a mountain can be adventurous and stress-laden. Still, a ride up the Iconic Table Mountain in an Aerial Cableway is an experience every Cape Town visitor should encounter. Imagine a steady and gentle glide up and across the vastness of the Table mountain; Super adventurous, right? This experience exposes you to the scenic views that accompany the ride and a spectacular sunset display. This adventure will leave you in awe of nature’s unique beauty.
LOUNGE AT THE BEACH
If you know much about Cape Town, you will know that the city is blessed with lots of beautiful beaches, giving you an array of bliss to select from. From Clifton Beach to Camps Bay, Muizenberg Beach, Big Bay, Boulders Beach, Noordhoek, Llandudno, and Bakoven, the mother city offers you a spectacular beach treat. Nothing beats lounging at a beach on a chilly morning and taking in the beautiful beach view while breathing in the clear moisture-laden air. Being in Cape Town gives you the opportunity to get sun-kissed and salty haired and get yourself a cute tan for a souvenir. You can have a taste of all these beautiful beaches but be on the alert as you might get hooked to the serenity this bliss offers your being.
ENJOY THE COLORFUL VIEW OF BO-KAAP NEIGHBORHOOD
A splash of color on canvas gives you a particular sensation that feels like a thrill ride down the sky on a rainbow. Bo-Kaap not only offers its visitors the rainbow sensation on their first and every visit, but it also shows off vibrant energy coursing its rich history and unique style. Taking a stroll down the rainbow-colored neighborhood allows you the freedom to cherish the city’s authentic cultural diversity and the finest of Cape Malay cuisine.
Indeed, a weekend vacation in Cape Town is an experience everyone should have. Get your traveling bags ready, book your cheap flights to Cape Town and get going to experience all these fun activities you can do in Cape Town in a weekend.