Goodwood is a great place to stay while you are exploring Cape Town as a large number of the area’s star attractions are within easy reach. Two of the most interesting places to see are the marvelous Canal Walk Shopping Centre and the incredible Canal Walk. Two other recommended attractions that are within a short distance of Goodwood are Ratanga Junction and the South African Astronomical Observatory.
Visitors travel from near and far to experience Table Mountain, one of the most popular attractions in the country. It is only 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the heart of town.
There are many natural gifts here as well, so make sure you enjoy the nearby green spaces. Inhale the salty air, play catch with the kids and make the most of the sunshine at nearby Sunset Beach.
Indulge in your favourite pastime at the Bellville Golf Club. Grab your favourite driver and hit the fairways.
To shop for local fashion and buy some souvenirs, set out to visit the Old Biscuit Mill, the Tyger Valley Shopping Centre and the Willowbridge Shopping Centre.
Those who are into sports can cheer on local heroes the Stormers rugby union team in winter and the Western Province at the iconic Newlands Stadium, the city’s sporting heart and soul. Depending on the score, either celebrate or commiserate with local sports fanatics after the game in one of the nearby watering holes.
Finding somewhere convenient to base yourself within the Goodwood area is simple. Make reservations for the Lagoon Beach Hotel, the Hotel Verde, or the Colosseum Luxury Hotel.