Colorful houses in St. James, Cape Town, South Africa.

Cape Town Vacation for Lovers: Most Romantic Destinations

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Customizable Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

South Africa

Places Visited

Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Simondium

Suggested Duration

8 Days

The Western Cape province of South Africa is a diverse region that is teeming with picturesque landscapes and magnificent mountain ranges. The heart of the province, Cape Town, is a sophisticated city that is nestled at the base of the towering Table Mountain. It is surrounded by pristine Blue Flag beaches and far-stretching green Winelands. On this intimate 8-day expedition, you and your partner will enjoy a luxurious tour of the city’s prestigious landmarks and enchanting destinations. Together,...

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Trip Highlights

  • Witness panoramic vistas of the greater Cape Town region on top of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, and Signal Hill
  • Explore the regions diverse environment at the immaculate Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and Franschhoek Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve
  • Delight in extravagant local performances with gourmet dinner at a premier theatre in the city
  • Journey along the Cape Peninsula, encountering captivating historical landmarks and riveting attractions at pivotal Cape suburbs
  • View the African sunset as you cycle along the splendid Sea Point promenade
  • Take flight in a private hot-air balloon for sunrise spectacles of the Winelands below
  • Enjoy an insightful and elegant taste tour of Stellenbosch’s renowned wines
  • Soak up the scenic splendor as you are driven along the Franschhoek pass inside a vintage automobile
  • Spend the day at Cape Town’s elite eco-conscious farm, enjoying an exquisite lunch and intimate activities
  • Explore the city’s most coveted hideaway beaches

Detailed Description

Your endearing journey to South Africa’s most vibrant city will begin with a scenic journey to your lavish 5-star hotel in the elite suburb of Camps Bay. Here, you will delight in panoramic vistas of the ocean and a thriving suburban paradise. In the afternoon, you will transfer to the exuberant V&A Waterfront where you will explore the high-end fashion stores and visit the city’s renowned contemporary art museum. After which, you will venture to the base of Table Mountain. A short Cable Car ride to the top of the mountain will deliver you into the clouds. From these great heights, you will witness the city in all its glory and capture picture-perfect moments as you fine-dine in the sky.

The following day, you will transfer to a colorfully authentic South African farmers market that is driven by eco-conscious and sustainable values. Soak up the morning sun and delight in the array of local delicacies. Then, you will visit the evergreen fields of Cape Town’s immense national botanical gardens for an intimate picnic among beautiful plant life. Afternoon tea on top of Signal Hill will share immaculate sunset views of the cityscape, and in the evening, you will transfer to a premier theatre for an extravagant performance that will be accompanied by a gourmet meal. On your third day, you will enjoy breakfast and shopping at the creatively-minded boutique Old Biscuit Mill before setting off on an immersive tour of the Cape Peninsula. Witness the spectacle of the Western Cape before enjoying an intimate sunset cycle on the Sea Point promenade.

Immediately the following morning, you will transfer to Stellenbosch for an impeccable sunrise in the sky as you take flight in a private hot-air balloon. Celebrate the romantic journey with breakfast and a glass of bubbly before transferring on a rich tour of the distinguished destinations leading wine estates. In the afternoon, you will transfer to the breathtaking Franschhoek Valley. After waking the next day, you will witness the scenic Franschhoek pass in a chauffeur-driven vintage car and encounter the Cape’s diverse wildlife at a first-class nature reserve before exploring the heritage of the Huguenot settlers. Spend your sixth day in paradise as you participate in riveting activities and have an elegant lunch at a luxurious, sustainable farm. Return to Cape Town in the evening for exquisite cocktails and sunset vistas.

On your final full day, you will explore the pristine beaches that are sprawled across the western coastline. Visit hideaway, white sand gems and soak up the sun in style. Later this evening, enjoy a charming hike up Lion’s Head for the perfect closing to your journey. You can gaze upon the energetic city below as you celebrate your enthrallingly shared expedition. The following day, you will tuck into one final gourmet breakfast before heading to the airport and departing for home. Interested in learning more by seeing some of our travelers’ South Africa vacation tour reviews? Click here for more.

Starting Price

$3,195 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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