Discover 50 Popular Western Cape Holiday Destinations

Western Cape Holiday Destinations

Discover the most popular holiday destinations in South Africa's breathtakingly beautiful Western Cape province

At the southernmost tip of Africa, you will find the Western Cape, one of South Africa's nine provinces. The numerous holiday destinations in the Western Cape are South Africa's premier tourist attraction where visitors can experience the Cape's natural beauty, mountains, vineyards and its vibrant capital, Cape Town.

Cape Town is home to the Cape Town International Airport and thousands of tourists flock here every year to experience the majestic Table Mountain and Cape Peninsula. It is the gateway to the best destinations in the Western Cape, a region which offers visitors good food and wine, scenic nature, history and overall, a really good time.

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View of Hout Bay on the Cape Peninsula
View of Hout Bay on the Cape Peninsula

Cape Town, as one of the top 10 cities in the world, deserves a spot at the top of your travel itinerary. See what makes this city so special among tourist and locals alike, and be captivated by Cape Town's charm.

Pick a destination of the Cape Peninsula to learn more:

Vineyard in the Cape Winelands
Vineyard in the Cape Winelands

The Cape Winelands, with its lush green valleys and rugged mountain ranges is truly a sight to behold. This is the biggest wine producing region in the Western Cape and every so often you will pass one of the many fruit orchards where award winning grapes are being transformed into some of the most sought-after wines in the country.

Pick a destination of the Cape Winelands to learn more:

Knysna Lagoon in the Garden Route
Knysna Lagoon in the Garden Route

The Garden Route is one of South Africa's richest botanical treasures where travellers can lose themselves in the beauty of the region's incredible mountain ranges, remarkable views, colourful landscapes with valleys, lakes, rivers and forests, as well as kilometres of beautiful, white sandy beaches.

Pick a destination of the Garden Route to learn more:

Whale watching in Hermanus
Whale watching in Hermanus

The Overberg is full of natural disparity and spectacular scenery. It is filled with rugged mountain ranges, kilometres of fynbos, rolling fields of wheat and canola, as well as extravagant coastal views. If you need some time to reflect, discover who you are, or have the adventure of a lifetime, the Overberg is the place for you.

Pick a destination of the Overberg to learn more:

View of Table Mountain from Bloubergstrand
View of Table Mountain from Bloubergstrand

The West Coast, a previously unexplored region for tourists, is a popular retreat for locals. Tourists are slowly starting to wonder further into this region although it is still a hidden gem if you are looking for peace, quiet and an authentically South African experience. This is a region that has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world with breathtaking mountains, sparkling blue oceans and spectacular views of the beautiful surrounding areas.

Pick a destination of the West Coast to learn more:

Need more inspiration?

Make sure you don't miss out on any of Cape Town's best-kept secrets! Follow our locally curated holiday itinerary planning guide with over 100 ideas to make the most of your vacation in South Africa's charming Mother City.

Also, have a look at our holiday accommodation and travel guide for discerning travellers and our guide on planning the perfect honeymoon to Cape Town.

Unsure about where you want to go? Tell us about your idea of a perfect holiday. Our reservations team can suggest holiday places in the Western Cape that match your unique requirements.

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