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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in City Bowl, South Africa your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a vacation in the heart of Cape Town in South Africa should look no further than City Bowl.  Located in the Western Cape in the south west corner of the country there are many interesting things to see and do in City Bowl. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to City Bowl, South Africa

City Bowl has plenty of hiking and mountain bike routes here with some stunning views to be had from atop Table Mountain and Lions Head. Holidaymakers staying here will be within easy reach of several beaches suited to sunbathing, swimming and beach volleyball.   A variety of watersports are available off the coast including water skiing, surfing and boating. Angling enthusiasts will find places nearby offering chartered deep sea fishing trips. A number of golf courses are located in the area including the 18-hole Metropolitan Golf Club. This is an excellent wine making region so a visit to the vineyards to participate in some wine tasting is recommended. Various shops can be found in and around City Bowl including several at nearby Canal Walk Shopping Centre, where visitors can purchase souvenirs and arts and crafts amongst other things. Self catering holidaymakers will find numerous stores and market stalls from which to purchase fresh food and drink. The area also has a number of bars, coffee shops and restaurants with a good variety of cuisine.

Places to visit on holiday to City Bowl, South Africa

City Bowl is located nearby to many attractions including galleries such as These Four Walls and the South African National Gallery. There are several museums nearby too including Cape Medical Museum, District Six Museum and South African Jewish Museum. One of the most popular attractions in the city is the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront, which is home to 3,000 living sea animals. There are some stunning areas of natural beauty not to be missed including Table Mountain National Park and Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

Weather in City Bowl, South Africa

The Western Cape weather generally has warm, dry summers and mild, moist winters. The wettest month is usually June with an average of 93mm rainfall. The warmest months are January and February with an average temperature of 21 degrees centigrade, whilst in June, July and August the average is approximately 13 degrees centigrade.

Travel to City Bowl, South Africa

Cape Town International Airport (CPT) is approximately 20 minutes drive from City Bowl and has flights to and from various cities. These include the other main cities of South Africa as well as Amsterdam, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, London and Singapore. There are seasonal flights from Frankfurt and Munich in Germany. Numerous car rental firms have counters in the international and domestic arrivals terminals. These include Avis, Budget, Dollar Thrifty, Europcar, First Car Rental, Hertz, National Alamo and Tempest.

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                                                              Recent Reviews

                                                              Great stay in Cape Town for the Cycle Tour weekend (arrived Wednesday morning and departed Monday).

                                                              5 of 5
                                                              Great stay in Cape Town for the Cycle Tour weekend (arrived Wednesday morning and departed Monday). Two-story (well, one, plus the loft BR) on the NW corner of the building. Accommodation was comfortable and clean with great views toward the V&A, as well as Table Mountain. The location was very convenient - a 5 minute walk to shops down Main/Somerset, and about 15 minutes to V&A and Green Point Stadium. Secure parking is also available with 24-hr access. Chris met us there on Wednesday, and also arranged for a cab for me on Monday as we had varying departure times. (Note that Boundary Rd is extremely steep (~18% grade) and the unit is located about halfway up - so if you are walking, comfortable shoes are a must.)
                                                              • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2016
                                                              • Date of Stay: Mar 2016

                                                              perfect Cape Town pied à terre

                                                              5 of 5
                                                              The studio apartment is lovely, in an excellent location (Green Point) near the V&A Waterfront, Sea Point and the city centre, and with a view over the harbour and east towards the city centre and Devil's Peak. It is both modern and comfortable, with a well-equipt kitchen - I especially like the automatic coffeemaker! - DSTV and a washing machine. The neighborhood has a good selection of restaurants and a Woolworths food market just around the corner. Hannes and Francois are most welcoming and helpful hosts. I shall most definitely be returning!
                                                              • Review Submitted: 27-Jan-2016
                                                              • Date of Stay: Nov 2015

                                                              Amazing apartment in an ideal location

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                                                              Loved this apartment and loved Cape Town. This is the perfect base for exploring the many wonders of Cape Town and can highly recommend. The apartment is modern, bright, clean and very well equipped. It has a huge wrap around balcony, ideal for enjoying a glass of wine after a busy day sightseeing. Was great to wake up to the view of Table Mountain, a must see for anyone during their stay. The apartment is in a great location, with many shops and restaurants within walking distance and also close to the wonderful V & A Waterfront. You can also use all the hotel facilities, including the indoor pool and gym. The staff were all very helpful and friendly and security is excellent. There is so much to see and do in Cape Town and had an amazing holiday. If I ever get the chance to return would definitely book this apartment again.
                                                              • Review Submitted: 20-Dec-2015
                                                              • Date of Stay: Jul 2015