When Large 7 Journey requested their viewers earlier this yr for his or her prime post-lockdown locations, travellers put distant islands, peaceable nation breaks and tropical paradise seashores on the prime of their lists.
With two out of the three, it’s no shock that Cape City discovered itself at quantity 36 on the record.
The Mom Metropolis was additionally on a few different coveted lists lately, so listed below are one other six explanation why Cape City ought to be your primary post-lockdown vacation vacation spot too.
1. Two Cape City journey experiences are the most effective of their form on the earth
On the finish of 2019, Cape City Helicopters and BokBus Excursions had been recognised as two of the most effective experiences on the earth by GetYourGuide.
Cape City Helicopters gained the Finest Adrenaline Rush award, particularly for his or her Two Oceans Scenic Flight. It is a flight takes off from the V&A Waterfront after which flies alongside the Atlantic Coast over to False Bay, passing Fish Hoek to Muizenberg.
If you happen to favor to stay to land-based actions, BokBus Excursions is for you. BokBus affords numerous day journeys and excursions, and gained the Finest Tour Information award.
This honour went to Benjamin Glaman, who joined BokBus in 2009. Benjamin has 22 years of expertise as a tour information underneath his belt and is a favorite with visitors. You’ll discover many optimistic critiques on the BokBus web site mentioning him by title.
2. Cape City has the most effective ice cream on the earth!
Unframed Ice Cream, makers of artisanal ice cream in 32 extraordinary flavours, was voted because the Finest Ice Cream Parlour within the World by Large 7 Journey in 2019.
That is how Large 7 Journey described Unframed of their rating:
Unframed is an artisanal ice cream maker, which suggests they make wholesome ice cream from scratch, in small batches, from actual and sustainable meals. There’s at all times vegan flavours obtainable and the “Blue Coconut” made with Blue Spirulina is legendary for good motive.
Their ice lotions are extraordinary, made with ardour and actually distinctive of their flavour and simply how wealthy they style. On the subject of the most effective ice cream parlours on the earth, it actually doesn’t get a lot better than this.
You will get a style of Unframed in Woodstock, Gardens, the V&A Meals Market and in Stellenbosch if you’re in Cape City.
3. Chapman’s Peak Drive is among the many most scenic routes on the earth
Chapman’s Peak Drive, or Chappies because it’s recognized amongst locals, was named the fortieth most scenic drive on the earth earlier this yr by Large 7 Journey.
To these not aware of Chappies, it’s a stretch of coastal highway that winds its manner between Noordhoek and Hout Bay. On a scorching summer time’s day, the Atlantic Ocean shimmers beneath you and up above there’s not a cloud within the sky.
No description can do it justice although, so be certain to hop in a automobile and take a drive alongside Chappies if you’re subsequent in Cape City.
4. La Colombe is among the world’s prime fantastic eating eating places
La Colombe in Constantia is certainly one of South Africa’s most iconic and internationally acclaimed fantastic eating institutions.
The latest feather in La Colombe’s cap is a particular point out on the world Traveller’s Selection Awards the place it was named the Thirteenth-best restaurant on the earth within the fantastic eating class.
These awards are awarded annually to highly-rated eateries and sights primarily based on optimistic critiques generated on-line by way of TripAdvisor.
One among La Colombe’s most up-to-date patrons had this to say:
Lets name it a novel expertise, a theatre of fantastic meals introduced in a manner an artwork gallery current their artwork works. Each course tantalize the style buds. From coming into the restaurant till stepping out we had been overwhelmed by the wonderful private however unobtrusive service. This can go down as the most effective restaurant expertise we had up to now!
5. Desk Mountain was Africa’s Main Vacationer Attraction in 2019
Desk Mountain, the Mom Metropolis’s most iconic landmark, was named Africa’s Main Vacationer Attraction within the 2019 World Journey Awards. This yr it’s within the working for the world’s greatest vacationer attraction.
We’ll know the winners on 9 November and we’re hoping Desk Mountain takes the highest spot!
Cape City can be within the working for 5 2020 World Journey Africa Awards:
- Africa’s Main Seaside Vacation spot
- Africa’s Main Enterprise Journey Vacation spot
- Africa’s Main Metropolis Vacation spot
- Africa’s Main Competition and Occasion Vacation spot
- Africa’s Main Conferences and Convention Vacation spot
Cape City gained Africa’s Main Competition and Occasion Vacation spot in 2019 so hopefully the Mom Metropolis could make it two years in a row.
6. Cape City is among the world’s greatest cities for eco-friendly journey
Tourlane, a carbon impartial journey firm, went on a hunt to seek out the world’s 50 most eco-friendly locations. The factors included accessibility by practice, public transportation, automobile possession, inexperienced areas, ratio of vacationers to locals, air high quality, inexperienced vitality, and recycling ranges.
Cape City got here in at quantity 41 and was the one South African metropolis on the record. So if you happen to’re seeking to journey in an environmentally pleasant manner, you recognize the place to go if you go to South Africa.
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