The Cape Peninsula is a spectacular region in South Africa that stretches from Cape Town to the Cape of Good Hope. Hemmed in by the Atlantic Ocean and False Bay, the Cape Peninsula boasts magnificent scenery, quaint towns, beautiful beaches and lovely vineyards. One of the most popular way you see this stunning area is to take a self-drive day trip in a hire car (these can easily be arranged) which promises to be one of the most breath taking drives you`ll ever experience.

Areas of interest include Constantia (there are several wineries in this neighbourhood which are absolutely worth a visit, False Bay, with its gorgeous sandy beaches and Whale spotting possibilities, beautifully-restored cottages, lovely cobblestone streets, shops and interesting art galleries, the Cape of Good Hope where among other things there is a fantastic nature reserve, Cape Point where you can take a railway journey to the top and view the lighthouse at the peak. There are many things to do in this region and tours with expert guides can easily be arranged allowing you to get the most out of your time here.

To find out the best time to visit South Africa and to speak to someone that knows the area please call Andrew our African luxury holiday specialist: 01923 289 100