Top Summer Activities in Cape Town
A Cape Town stay among breathtaking landscapes, rich culture, and a vibrant arts scene promises a treasure trove of unforgettable experiences. Whether you seek to relax or head out and explore, you won’t need to look further than the Mother City. In this guide, we share the top summer activities and events in Cape Town for discerning travellers. Whether you’re into fine dining, world-class wines, natural wonders, or unique holistic experiences, here’s our curated list of the best our city has to offer:
Get a Taste of Cape Town Restaurants
When going along Nettleton Road, Clifton, you’ll find yourself in a picturesque suburb nestled along the Atlantic Seaboard in Cape Town. Renowned for its stunning beaches and scenic views, the area is also home to some of the most exquisite culinary experiences in South Africa.
Whilst dining in at 21 Nettleton is an exquisite experience, so is exploring the surrounding Clifton restaurants. From beachside gems to fine-dining experiences, we invite you to explore the finest restaurants in and around Clifton.
Cape Town’s culinary diversity caters to every palate, Image Credit: Jay Wennington
Cape Town boasts an impressive culinary scene, with a plethora of restaurants catering to every palate. From fresh seafood at the renowned Olympia Cafe in Kalk Bay, to the East-meets-West cuisine at Aubergine Restaurant in Gardens, the culinary diversity on offer reflects the city’s diverse cultural landscape. However, summer is a busy time in Cape Town, so be sure to make reservations ahead of time so you don’t miss out!
Sip Wine on the Constantia Wine Route
Cape Town is globally recognised for its award-winning wines, Image Credit: Rodrigo Abreu
Cape Town is the proud home of the Constantia Wine Route, one of South Africa’s oldest wine-producing regions. You can get your taste of quality wines at Groot Constantia, Steenberg, and Beau Constantia – all set against the backdrop of lush vineyards and historic Cape Dutch architecture.
For those wanting to elevate their wine tasting experience, we also offer an exclusive private tour and tasting with the head winemaker, Brad Paton, at Buitenverwachting.
The white wines on the Constantia wine route are especially delightful! Discover the perfect pairing with the exquisite cuisine available en route.
Savour the Views From the Top of Iconic Table Mountain
One of the many views from Table Mountain, Image Credit: Tom Podmore
No visit to Cape Town is complete without a trip up the iconic Table Mountain. A cable car ride to the summit gives you panoramic views of the city, coastline, and the Atlantic Ocean.
Whether you’re an adventure seeker or simply want to bask in the natural beauty of the area, hiking or picnicking on this World Heritage Site is an absolute must.
Explore Cape Town’s Vibrant Art Scene
The Zeitz MOCAA art gallery is located at the V&A Waterfront, Image Credit: Zeitz MOCAA
For art lovers, Cape Town’s art scene promises a summer of exploration. The Artscape Theatre Center, located in the heart of the city, beckons with world-class performances from ballet and opera to drama and musicals.
The galleries of Zeitz MOCAA, Africa’s largest contemporary art museum, and Everard Read and Goodman Gallery are not to be missed either.
In the midst of Cape Town’s vibrant art culture, 21 Nettleton, 21 Nettleton stands out with its unique commitment to the arts. In collaboration with the ArRoute, we offer our guests custom made art tours showcasing the very best art galleries in and around Cape Town. Our tours are personalised to every guest’s needs. We make use of reliable chauffeur services and each tour is guided by a knowledgeable guide giving our clients the best experience the Cape Town art community has to offer.
To complete the art enthusiast’s experience, we offer the 21 Nettleton Art Walk, a journey through our exquisite establishment, showcasing the fusion of luxury and creativity in a harmonious setting.
Whale-Watching in Cape Town
A Cape Town whale-watching tour is an unforgettable adventure, Image Credit: Todd Cravens
Cape Town’s coastline is a prime spot for whale watching, and summer is the perfect time to witness these magnificent creatures. Take a Cape Town whale-watching tour, and you might spot southern rights, humpbacks, or even orcas as they migrate along the coast.
Gansbaai, Hermanus, and False Bay are some of the best places to embark on this memorable adventure.
Stay in Luxurious Comfort at 21 Nettleton
The spacious rooms at 21 Nettleton invites you to unwind, Image Credit: 21 Nettleton
To complete your Cape Town trip, book your stay at 21 Nettleton. Our home is nestled on the slopes of Lion’s Head and offers you unrivalled privacy with luxurious spaces, breathtaking views, and top-notch service.
With access to a private cinema, art gallery, and an expertly curated selection of South African wines, you’ll discover a home away from home.
Book Your Summer in Cape Town
21 Nettleton, nestled between mountain and ocean, Image Credit: 21 Nettleton
Whether you’re sipping white wines among historic vineyards, exploring the city’s uniqueness through art or witnessing first-hand the majesty of Table Mountain, the Mother City beckons you to pay her a visit this summer.
So, why wait? Summer is just around the corner. Plan your 21 Nettleton stay today and create lasting memories in this gem of a city.