In this unequivocally beautiful city even transient visitors can't help but devote a few million brain cells to storing images of its grandeur: its striking tabletop mountain backdrop, its glorious beaches and enchanting vineyards, its rugged wilderness coated in unique flora.
Cape Town is famed for its hospitality. Its mix of trendy hostelries match up favourably to those in any other cosmopolitan city. There's a lively cultural scene, particularly when it comes to music, which seems to pervade every corner of the city. The people are open-minded and the mood relaxed.
Facts for the traveller
Off the beaten track