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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 Kassie studio!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Communication with Hannes and Francois was fast and effective. The listing description was accurate, and the property was clean and well maintained. The bed was comfortable, with good quality linen. Sufficient seating.The owners went the extra mile with myciti bus cards, a complimentary bottle of wine, and easy early check-out. The secure parking bay is a real benefit. The area can be recommended. Woolworths food store right around the corner made self-catering easy. The apartment block is well maintained and quiet, the doorman friendly and the area, walking distance to the V & A Waterfront, felt safe. I will definitely recommend, and would like to stay again in future.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                      A nice, well-equipped and very well situated apartment

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We (two people) stayed for 11 days and enjoyed it greatly all the time. The view of the Table Mountain from the balcony and the dining area is in reality even more stunning than the pictures at the HomeAway site show. The apartment is comfortable, tasteful and well equipped (there is no washing-machine but why wash your own things when you can buy it to a low cost from a lot of good laundries in the city). The Tamboerskloof area is quiet, still centrally located; walking distance to, for example, Company's Garden is no more than 20 minutes. The nearest station of the brand new Cape Town bus system is on just a few minutes walking distance (and taxis are still very cheap in CT). Nice restaurants and a good shopping mall are within 10-15 minutes walk. We can assure everyone who is new to CT that it's perfectly safe to walk around in this area in daytime. The whole property is well-managed and quiet; a small bunch of lazy cats and two friendly ducks are a nice and welcoming contribution to the the well-kept garden. Service as well as information and personal contacts with the owners have been extremely good and helpful. We have been to CT several times before and we can warmly recommend this apartment to anyone who want to experience something of the best and most genuine of the city.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2016