Sea Point is an upmarket seaside suburb nestled between Signal Hill and the Atlantic Ocean, not far from Cape Town’s CBD. Sea Point is famous for its coastal Promenade, popular among joggers and walkers, and the abundance of quirky coffee shops, restaurants, clubs, and pubs that line the streets. Experience the bustling 24-hour cosmopolitan atmosphere by booking a stay at a fantastic Sea Point accommodation below.
Sea Point is characterised by densely populated high-rise luxury apartments and buildings. The busy atmosphere is reminiscent of the Big Apple; a suburb that never sleeps. Sea Point is well-renowned for its picturesque Promenade that winds along the coastline from Bantry Bay to Mouille Point. The walkway is a great spot for walking dogs, running, or merely taking a seat on one of the benches and watching people pass by. There are numerous play parks along the promenade for kids and an Olympic-sized sea-water swimming pool is located at the pavilion.
Sea Point boasts a number of eclectic shops, restaurants, coffee shops, clubs, and cafes that hum with activity at any time of the day. Whether it’s a bustling breakfast or trendy nightlife you’re after, Sea Point rarely disappoints. While you’re here, book an entertaining evening at Richard’s Supper Stage & Bistro, enjoy coffee at The Atlantic Express, and dine at the Ritz Plaza Revolving Restaurant (a restaurant that rotates 360Ëš every 90 minutes).
Spend your days exploring the Adelphi Centre, which features a supermarket, boutiques, banks, coffee shops, and speciality stores. The Cape Quarter Shopping Centre in Green Point has everything from restaurants to clothing and furniture shops. Alternatively, browse the Green Point Flea Market held in the car park outside the Cape Town Stadium every Sunday.
Those who seek an adventure in the outdoors will enjoy a visit to the Biodiversity Showcase Garden in the nearby Green Point Urban Park. The garden features over 300 local plant species, endemic flora, animal sculptures, interactive displays, and demonstration gardens to wow visitors of all ages. Alternatively, visit the Cape Company Gardens in the CBD, bordered by numerous important landmarks including the houses of parliament, the Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium, St George’s Cathedral, the National Library of South Africa, and the Tuynhuys. The Company Gardens boast the oldest cultivated pear tree in South Africa, historic statues, a memorial slave-bell, rose garden, water features, koi ponds, herb gardens, and much more.
Sea Point is situated on the Golden Arrow and Hop-On Hop-Off bus route, so you'll always be at the centre of transportation. Other places of interest include the Cape Medicinal Museum in the New Somerset Hospital, the nearby V&A Waterfront, and the many pristine beaches along the Atlantic coastline. Worthwhile activities in Sea Point include sidecar adventures, Inverdoorn Game Reserve safaris, and drives up Signal Hill.
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