Cape Town is one of South Africa’s top destinations and comes highly recommended as one of the stops to make on an African tour. Cape Town and the surrounding area is so rich in culture and history and is home to Table Mountain, one of the new 7 Wonders of Nature, it really is a must see.
There are a number of world class beaches just a few minutes from Blackheath Lodge. Camps Bay Beach, Glen Beach, Clifton 4th Beach and Llandudno Beach are our top picks. If you are planning a trip to the beach, we can pack a picnic for you. Enquire at reception.
You will find many high-ranking golf courses in the area including the popular Clovelly Country Club, Steenberg Golf Club and Royal Cape Golf Club. Winter or summer you can enjoy a brilliant game of golf.
At Blackheath Lodge you are just a short drive from the world-renowned Constantia Winelands Valley. Constantia has some of the best restaurants in the Cape, ranging from fine dining to bistros. Most of the wine farms offer wine tasting followed by lunch should you so wish.
If relaxation and rest is what you need then you can enjoy the African sun while lounging on our deck area, taking a dip in our heated swimming pool, or enjoy a good book from your patio.
Should you wish to discover the area around Cape Town you will find Franschhoek to be only a 1-hour drive away; Stellenbosch and Paarl being just 40 minutes away by car. To see whales basking and white sharks diving at Hermanus and Gans Baai will take about a 2-hour drive; to reach Cape Point takes just over an hour.
Booking a private guided tour with Oyster Collection Travel and Tours is the ideal way to explore the surrounding area in luxury.