Cape Town, Activities, Itineraries

Enjoy A Three-Day Holiday in Cape Town

05 May 2020

— by Malu Lambert —

Surrounded by nine acres of historic gardens and with views of Table Mountain, The Cellars-Hohenort in the leafy Constantia Valley offers a wonderful base from which to explore Cape Town.

Surrounded by nine acres of historic gardens, with views of Table Mountain, The Cellars-Hohenort offers world-class accommodation, two award-winning restaurants, a tranquil spa and more. Set in the heart of Constantia, Cape Town, the area is known as Cape Town’s Vineyard with some of South Africa’s best wine estates as well as famous landmarks and attractions in close proximity such as the V&A Waterfront and the Kirstenbosch Gardens.

And… Not only does The Cellars-Hohenort make a good base to discover all Cape Town has to offer, but it’s also an incredible wellness retreat need never leave the property.

Here is the perfect three-day holiday in Cape Town

Day One: Relax at The Cellars-Hohenort

Once experienced, never forgotten. Our accommodation options range from Double Rooms, situated in the historic Hohenort Manor House, with beautiful Cape Peninsula or garden views, to the private and spacious Suites with equally beautiful views; or indulge in utter privacy or special family time in one of our exclusive villas.

Enjoy revitalising, magical walks around our famous garden featuring horticultural wonders; from ancient camphor trees, an abundant rose garden, secret doorways, vegetable gardens, and our very own vineyard… Or take advantage of the guided garden tours that take place every Wednesday; guests will be in the capable hands of our garden manager, and when the tour concludes, guests can enjoy tea and freshly baked scones outside in the picturesque garden setting or on the hotel’s Conservatory terrace.

Book into the Fresh Wellness Spa for a range of relaxing treatments using local products and techniques.

Enjoy cocktails in the Martini Bar.

Dine at The Conservatory, centred around a 300-year-old oak tree and garden views for elevated classics, or in our multi-award winning flagship, Greenhouse, consistently nominated as one of the top restaurants in the country.

Greenhouse restaurant | Three Rice Risotto by Chef Farrel Hirsch

Day Two: family adventure awaits!

Cape Town is the perfect family destination, The ‘Mother City’ really ticks all the boxes when it comes to experiencing the ultimate family holiday – fun, energetic, and full of ideas, Cape Town is a veritable treasure trove of activities.

Rent a car and head out on your own family adventure, or arrange day tours through our travel desk. Alternatively, purchase a City Sightseeing Red Bus pass, which lets you hop on and off at various points throughout the city.

High-flying adventures await at Acrobranch, an action-packed aerial park that will have visitors of all ages revelling in exhilarating tree-top adventures.

City Sightseeing Red Bus

Picturesque Hout Bay is a lovely place to spend some leisurely hours with the family – and a fair few animals! Take a boat out to Seal Island, home to well over 60 000 Cape fur seals, or visit World of Birds Wildlife Sanctuary and Monkey Park – with over 3000 birds, it is the largest bird park in Africa.

Read on for more family-friendly ideas in Cape Town.

Day Three: discover Cape Town’s rich heritage and culture

Discover Cape Town through its culture, history, art and design. Cape Town is a city that’s easy to navigate and filled to the brim with cultural treasures that include a diverse foodie scene and some of the best wines in the world

From the already world-famous Zeitz MOCAA (Museum of Contemporary Art Africa) to national galleries and small independent art hubs; Cape Town’s art scene is alive and kicking. Read Cape Town’s multi-faceted art hubs.

photogenic Bo-Kaap

There are many tours available to experience the city’s inspirational architecture, iconic sites and vibrant populace; from Nelson Mandela tours and walking tours through the historic and photogenic Bo-Kaap to the City Sightseeing Red Bus.

Visit Table Mountain and take the Cable Car right to the very top. Enjoy a tour of the Castle of Good Hope, the oldest surviving Colonial building in South Africa. Walk the colourful streets of Bo-Kaap, and don’t forget to stop for a traditional Cape Malay lunch. The Cellars-Hohenort is set amidst the Constantia Winelands, visit these jaw-dropping-ly beautiful estates for fine wines, incredible views, and many great restaurants.

Cape Town Cableway Rotorua

All this and so much more, our travel desk can help put the perfect three-day vacation together for you. Whether you’re looking to create special family memories, new adventures, to enjoy the thriving culinary and art scenes, or you simply want to relax in one of the most beautiful cities in the world—The Cellars-Hohenort is the ultimate escape.

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