Trendy Cape Town is possibly the best place to start your South African holiday. The Mother City boasts spectacular scenery, world-class beaches, and Table Mountain – one of the New7Wonders of Nature. If you want to drive a luxury car during your stay, look no further than Drive South Africa.

Cape Town is also home to a rich cultural heritage, including a thriving art gallery and museum scene, living culture in areas like Bo-Kaap, and epic nightlife. Combine everything and you have one of the world’s best travel destinations.

When’s The Best Time to Visit Cape Town?

The best time to tour Cape Town in a luxury rental car is in the summer months from November to March. It’s also the best time to have a wedding in Cape Town.

Winter is wet and windy and isn’t ideal for cruising around with the top down. Sure, the city has an entirely different allure during the colder months, but summer is definitely peak season for most local and international travellers.

Getting Around Cape Town

Cape Town has one of the better public transport systems in South Africa. The popular MyCiTi bus routes are a great way to get around and see most of what the city and its surrounding areas has to offer.

Still, nothing beats cruising around the city in a luxury car. You can pick and choose your destinations and travel at your own pace, taking in all the Mother City has to offer.

Where to stay in Cape Town

The Atlantic Seaboard

Areas like Green Point, Sea Point, and Fresnaye are popular with many international travellers. You can take a stroll along the promenade or have a bite at any of the area’s trendy restaurants, markets, and cafés.

Further along the coast, you’ll find Bantry Bay, Clifton, Camps Bay, and Llandudno. These are especially popular with more affluent travellers and give you direct access to Cape Town’s best beaches.

Observatory & Woodstock

Observatory and Woodstock are two of Cape Town’s more alternative and integrated suburbs. They’re more budget-friendly, but you can still find high-quality restaurants and cafés in between quirky antique shops and themed bars.

These neighbourhoods are packed with happy hour bars, eclectic restaurants, cosy cafes, as well as boutique backpackers and guest houses. Best of all, you’ll have easy access to both major freeways.

City Bowl and Gardens

Stay in the City Bowl or Gardens and you’ll be in the thick of the action with great nightlife, countless excellent restaurants, and great shopping. Take a walk down the iconic Long Street or settle in for a drink or two at any of the popular bars on Kloof Street. This area of the city offers a world of upmarket accommodations.

Southern Peninsula

The Southern Peninsula is the ideal blend of mountain and ocean. Here, you can explore the wildlife-rich kelp forests around Simons Town, visit the penguins at Boulders Beach, and take a day trip to Cape Point.

The area is also popular with surfers. Muizenberg, in particular, is a great spot to learn to surf – you can even hire wetsuits and surfboards for the day. Once you’ve washed the salt away, tuck into some fresh seafood at Kalk Bay harbour.

Tableview and Bloubergstrand

Popular with kitesurfers, Tableview and Bloubergstrand offer excellent views of Table Mountain over the Atlantic Ocean. Accommodations in the area include sky-rise hotels and boutique guest houses, many with beachfront access.

These suburbs are also the gateway to the West Coast, one of South Africa’s most underrated travel destinations.

Our Fleet in Cape Town

Our Cape Town fleet offers a diverse selection of luxury vehicles tailored to meet the needs of even the most distinguished traveller. From luxury convertibles to luxury SUVs, we have it all. Plus, all our luxury vehicles are subjected to the most stringent quality standards, ensuring you have a truly top-class experience.

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