The Top Ten Luxury Experiences in Cape Town
Cape Town is the St Tropez of South Africa with a wealth of luxury and a whole bunch of great experiences. If you are planning an incentive trip for your team or just a holiday with your family, we have put together some of the top luxury activities to expose you to the best that Cape Town has to offer:
Nothing beats the view of Cape Town’s sunset from a luxury yacht whilst sipping on a glass of MCC and nibbling on gourmet canapés. We can charter a yacht for the day if a full day experience is more of what you are after - anchor at one the pristine Clifton shores and enjoy a day of basking in the sun and swimming in the ocean whilst your personal chef, waiters and bartenders attend to your every whim.
2. Helicopter Trip & Lunch in the Winelands
Enjoy the views from above as we whisk you and your team away to the winelands via helicopter to one of Cape Town’s top wine estates. It’s a beautifully scenic trip from the V&A Waterfront with views of Table Mountain, the coastline and the suburbs below leading to the winelands. Let us arrange an exclusive wine tasting on your arrival to sample the award-winning wines before indulging in an incredible lunch at one of the winelands’ best restaurants before getting whisked back to Cape Town.
3. Dinner by a Celebrity Chef
Enjoy the South African flavours of our very own celebrity chefs. Cape Town has a host of incredible chef’s, from Luke Dale-Roberts, Scot Kirton to Liam Tomlinson and Reuben Riffel. Visit Test Kitchen (bookings must be made in advance), named 22 in the world’s best 50 restaurants, La Colombe or Chef’s Warehouse at Beau Constantia. For a more exclusive experience, let us book a private dinner where one of the top chefs can prepare a bespoke dinner for especially for you.
4. Silent Disco in a Clifton Villa
Noise restrictions have become incredibly strict along the Atlantic seaboard making party planning at these villas a challenge for our overseas guests. Book an event experience with Event Affairs and we will bring along a silent disco to avoid any upset neighbours and your guests can then party until the sun comes up.
5. Paragliding or Shark Cage Diving
Paragliding is a must for the adrenaline junkies – take a slow glide down from Signal Hill or Lions Head taking in the gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful coastline. For the water babies, take a trip up the coast and come face to face with the Great White sharks whilst safely enclosed in a cage.
6. Wine Tasting Made Easy
Are you looking for the best Wine Tasting Experience in Cape Town? Travel through the quaint little town of Franschhoek on the Franschhoek Wine Tram for a wine tasting experience unique to this region. Franschhoek Wine farms are known for their amazing wines and the region is absolutely beautiful. Stop for lunch along the way at one of South Africa’s top Restaurants and finish the tour off in town at the new Tuk Tuk Microbrewery for local craft beer tasting and Mexican tapas. For a more bespoke experience, let us book your stay at Le Quartier Francais or Leeu Estate and arrange an exclusive wine tasting and award-winning spa treatments.
7. Boulders Beach Day
Take a drive along the coast to Boulders Beach and enjoy a gourmet picnic with the Penguins. This beach is small and unique and the penguins literally swim right past you! If you are feeling energetic, book a Stand-up Paddle Boarding session or go sea kayaking with this these lovely little creatures.
8. High Tea like the Queen
Enjoy High Tea at Cape Town oldest and most prestigious hotel, The Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel. High tea has never been this indulging with a variety of delicious sweet and savoury items and world class hospitality, it’s the perfect way to spend your afternoon.
9. Book a Private Tour of the City
If you would like to see the city through the eyes of a local resident, we will book a private tour with one of tour guides who will take you on a wonderful and historical city experience. Visit museums and curio markets, walk through the company gardens, and end off with dinner at one of the top restaurants in Cape Town.
10. Enjoy the Nightlife
Cape Town has the most exciting nightlife. From sundowners at a beach bar to dancing at one of our hottest new clubs, Cape Town has it all. Enjoy sunset drinks along the coast at Café Caprice, followed by dinner at one of the The Kove Collection’s restaurants and then party up a storm at one of Cape Town’s hottest clubs.
Cape Town has so much to offer and there is no doubt you will absolutely fall in love with this incredible destination. Book your next team incentive with Event Affairs and let us create an itinerary for you that will leave your team feeling treated, refreshed and filled with unforgettable memories.
Until next time, stay adventurous.
The EA Team