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Cape Town, South Africa

West Coast Discovery, South Africa

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,195 pp incl. flights

Summary

Short description

An 11-day self-drive along the breathtaking shorelines of South Africa

Highlights

  • Enjoy three nights of fascinating culture and wonderful cuisine as you explore South Africa’s most famous city, Cape Town
  • Discover the unspoilt beaches and authentic village atmosphere of Paternoster, located just 90 minutes from Cape Town
  • Journey into the wilderness for a three-night stay at luxurious Bushman’s Kloof: a Relais & Châteaux hotel at the foot of the beautiful Cederberg Mountains

In Brief

  • 3 Nights Cape Town
  • 2 Nights Paternoster
  • 3 Nights Bushman's Kloof Wilderness Reserve

About

Recommended for:
Food & wine | History & culture | Relaxation | Self-drive

This luxury road trip along the takes you to three of the coastline's best resorts, and allows you to see fantastic views of the spectacular countryside. To start, enjoy three nights of fascinating culture and wonderful cuisine as you explore South Africa's most famous city, Cape Town.

Next up, discover the unspoilt beaches and authentic village atmosphere of Paternoster, located just 90 minutes from Cape Town. Finish your trip with a journey into the wilderness for a three-night stay at the luxurious Bushman's Kloof: a Relais & Chateaux hotel at the foot of the beautiful Cederberg Mountains.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
London to Cape Town

Fly overnight from London to Cape Town.

Days 2-4
Cape Town

On arrival pick up your hire car and then drive to the Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa that has a superb location in the Table Mountain National Park for check in. Spend the next two days exploring the city at your own pace, taking in beachside suburbs like Camps Bay, dining at the V&A Waterfront, or soaking up the rich history of Robben Island and the city’s townships. 

Whilst at the retreat, enjoy some of the great walking trails in the Twelve Apostles mountain range directly behind the hotel, as well as the sea that’s just next to the hotel, giving the best of both worlds. Other activities to enjoy whilst staying at the hotel are its two swimming pools, brand new spa and wellness centre and its fitness room.

Stay: The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, Cape Town (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Days 5-6
Paternoster

Drive west along the coast to the fishing village of Paternoster, a peaceful oceanfront idyll just 90 minutes from Cape Town. Check into the Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel and spend two memorable days exploring the deserted beaches and keeping an eye out for passing whales and dolphins. 

Other activities to enjoy during your three-day stay at the Strandloper include bird watching, beach walks, hiking trails, biking, fishing, kayaking and discovering the penguin colony. There are also some fantastic experiences on offer including a traditional South African Braai, a Groot Paternoster, or a Gourmet Picnic in Cape Columbine Nature reserve.

Stay: Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel, Paternoster (Superior)

Meals: B

Days 7-9
Cederberg Mountains

Continue your journey along South Africa’s breathtaking west coast to Bushman’s Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat. This Relais & Chateaux resort is located at the foot of the Cederberg Mountains and offers a unique wilderness experience amid open plains and ancient sandstone formation. In between adventures you’ll have time to relax at this award-winning lodge, which features a fantastic restaurant and spa. 

Bushman's Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat offers a fantastic array of excursions. These include a Heritage Centre where you can admire the 130 examples of bush art made by bush tribes over 10,000 years ago as well as action and adventure options such as hiking and biking, nature drives and wildlife walks and tours of the wine routes in the Cederberg Mountains. There's also a first-class spa that offers an extensive menu of health and beauty treatments to ensure you feel nurtured, pampered and relaxed.

Stay: Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, Cedarberg Mountains (Deluxe)

Meals: B L D

Day 10
Depart Cape Town

Return to Cape Town airport where you drop off your car and check in for your overnight flight back to London. 

Day 11
Arrive in London

Arrive in London, and continue your onward journey home. 

Map

Pricing

Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior Deluxe

11-day tailor-made self-drive from £2,195 incl. flights

Deluxe

Low Season

from £2,195 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £3,180 pp. incl. flights

Includes: 

  • Complimentary UK VIP airport lounge access
  • Return flights from London to Cape Town
  • 9 days car hire (Compact car with sat-nav)
  • 3 nights accommodation in 5* (Deluxe) hotels on a B&B basis
  • 3 nights accommodation in 5* (Deluxe) hotels on a full-board basis including Afternoon High Tea
  • 2 nights accommodation in a 4* (Superior) hotel on a B&B basis
  • A variety of lodge activities at Bushman's Kloof including nature drives, guided rock art excursions, botanical walks, canoeing, archery, fly fishing, hiking, swimming and special interest presentations (birding, stargazing, entomology, and rock art)

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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