Once a separate town north of Cape Town, Durbanville now forms part of the greater City of Cape Town. It is one of the fastest growing regions boasting superb shopping centres, restaurants, pubs, theatres, and a world-class wine route. Experience the best of bustling city life and relaxed country splendour by booking a stay in one of our beautiful Durbanville establishments.
Durbanville is within minutes of the N1, the main highway between Cape Town CBD and the Boland towns, making it convenient for business and leisure activities. It is also an excellent base from which to explore the many tourist attractions of the Cape, from the V&A Waterfront to the Cape Winelands. Although Durbanville has seen immense growth over the last three decades, it has kept its individual character with elegant yet rural atmosphere and architecture. Once considered to be little more than a sleepy hollow, this vibrant wineland town has many modern offerings; providing both a tranquil getaway for city slickers and an entertaining playground for visitors from the surrounding farmlands.
Several popular wine routes are situated within a 5 to 45 minute drive time from Durbanville. The beautiful Durbanville Wine Route boasts 9 unique estates right on your doorstep and the Constantia Wine Route is the birthplace of the wine farming industry in South Africa. While the Paarl Wine Route is highly established, Franschhoek Valley is one of the premier wine destinations in the world, and the Stellenbosch Wine Route represents more than 300 wine and grape producers. Other worthwhile wine regions include the mountain-fringed Helderberg and scenic Swartland.
Cape Town is a hub of tourist attractions that cater to all interests. Enjoy a spectacular drive around the Peninsula along the False Bay coastline to the Cape Peninsula National Park. Spend some time at Cape Point before heading back along the Atlantic Seaboard via Hout Bay and the famous beaches of Clifton. Other nature attractions include the 60 hectare Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens where open air concerts, breakfasts, and teas can be enjoyed; Table Mountain, which has recently been inaugurated as one of the New 7 Natural Wonders of the World; and the Rose Garden in Durbanville, a 3,5 hectare park boasting 500 varieties of roses.
Hours of shopping and entertainment can be enjoyed nearby. Tygervalley has a newly developed Tygervalley Waterfront; GrandWest Casino offers a casino and ice-skating; the Canal Walk Shopping and Entertainment Centre features the renowned MTN Science Centre and Ratanga Junction Theme Park; while the popular V&A Waterfront is home to The Two Oceans Aquarium. A number of sightseeing operators are based at the V&A Waterfront, including ferry trips to Robben Island. With its central location and wonderful combination of modern and country living, what better location could you wish for? Come and explore the Cape from one of our beautiful Durbanville accommodations.
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