To appreciate the many textures of Cape Town, step out and explore surrounding areas like Cape Town, Sea Point, and Fresnaye.
Of course, people come from all over the world to experience Table Mountain, one of the most iconic sites in the country. It is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the heart of town.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Bo'Kaap. Take the time to see the many fascinating galleries and collections such as the District Six Museum, the Old Town House and the South African Jewish Museum. Experience a few of the thrilling live shows at the Artscape Theatre Centre. Aspiring artists should enjoy the local artwork and other exhibits at the South African National Gallery.
Uncover the youthful side of the area at the Sea Point Swimming Pool. The kids will have fun. Explore the Two Oceans Aquarium, and learn about some of the stars of the animal kingdom.
If the sun is shining head outside and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Reconnect with nature at one of the local beaches, for example Milton Beach. To discover the nearby wilderness head out to Signal Hill and Lions Head.
While you are here, stop at some of the local sights such as Clock Tower, Greenmarket Square and the St. George's Cathedral. These are popular with locals and tourists alike. Brush up on Cape Town’s history at the Castle of Good Hope.
There's no reason not to work on your game. Visit the Metropolitan Golf Club to enjoy great greens and challenging bunkers.
Grab your credit card and head to the Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village, the Golden Acre Shopping Mall and the Pan African Market for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.
While you are in the Bo'Kaap area, don’t miss the Ajax Cape Town soccer team go into battle at Cape Town Stadium. If your visiting Bo'Kaap with someone obsessed with sports, why not surprise them with one of the stadium’s behind the scenes tours.
Finding somewhere handy to base yourself in Bo'Kaap is a breeze. The Victoria & Alfred Hotel, the Cape Royale Luxury Hotel and Spa and the Taj Cape Town are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.