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Aren’t You a Loving Couple? Take a Romantic Vacation at Cape Town to Rekindle the Fire

The Mother City of South Africa offers a unique experience to couples looking for excitement and adventure. From mountains and thrilling escapes to gastronomic tours and nightlife, Cape Town is an impressive city that packs much of your urban break. Here are things to do in Cape Town and the best tourist attractions.

Where to go and what to do as a couple

Visit Table Mountain and enjoy seeing rock layers worth 500 million years old. You can take the aerial cableway and see the view of Lion’s Head, 12 Apostles, and the city skyline.

Profess your love in a hot air balloon ride

How about a romantic ride in a hot-air balloon at sunrise and whisper sweet nothings in the sky for an hour? Enjoy the exquisite scenery and landscapes below while touching the clouds with your significant other. A balloon ride costs somewhere between $150 to $1,200 depending on the location and time limit you can afford.

Take your love in the air through:

  1. Parasailing over the Table Mountain
  2. Paragliding from Signal Hill
  3. Hot air balloon rides in the Berg River Valley

Pick your own bouquet of roses

Nothing says, “I love you” more than a visit at Chart Farm in Wynberg and pick a rose as a gift for your loved one. The rose garden has over 6,000 rose bushes for picking. If you’re done, you can take a stroll in the rose garden and escape from the hustle and bustle of the city or lounge in their coffee shop for a cuppa.

You can visit other gardens at:

  1. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
  2. Delaire Graff
  3. Vergelegen Winery

Have wine tasting in charming estates

The city is a wine connoisseur’s paradise and it’s hard pinpointing which from the Western Cape you’ll like to savor the swig. That’s because there are over 300 wine farms spanning from Franschhoek to Hermanus – and that’d be hard to fit in your itinerary. In Stellenbosch, the country’s oldest wine route, you’ll find rich cultural heritage epitomizing wine tours.

Other wine-tasting experience can be found in:

  1. Waterford Estate, Stellenbosch
  2. La Motte, Franschhoek
  3. La Bourgogne, Franschhoek
  4. Hermanuspietersfontein, Hermanus
  5. Waterkloof Wine Estate, Somerset West

Have fun in the outdoors

What’s a better way to bust that energy than being in the outdoors and commune with Cape Town’s most beautiful spots? Visit Cape Point and enjoy the breathtaking beaches and green valleys. You can take a hike in one of their reserves, ride a cable car, or discover a shipwreck trail!

Other nature-filled activities you can enjoy

  1. Take a sunset cruise at Table Bay
  2. See a movie under the stars at the Galileo Open Air Cinema
  3. Visit the penguins at Boulders Beach
  4. Biking at Sea Point
  5. Hiking in Lion’s Head

Rent a car and go see Cape Town’s scenic drives

One of the best ways to experience a romantic around Cape Town is by car. The city has some of the most scenic views which offer spectacular sea views. There are various car rental services with rates ranging from $8 to $21 a day depending on the car’s model, size, and seating capacity. You can read more here: https://www.autoprio.com/en-south-africa-city-cape-town-western-cape/. Autoprio compares prices from all major companies.

Top scenic routes in Cape Town:

  1. Chapman’s Peak
  2. Victoria Road
  3. Simon’s Town
  4. Gordon’s Bay
  5. Boyes Drive

Have control of your dream destination

As a couple, you would want some alone time with your significant other. So, a packaged tour with other people will spoil your intimate time. One of the best ways to travel in Cape Town is by driving. The city has one of the most beautiful routes in the world and you’d want to relish that with a loved one.

It’s easy to rent in Cape Town. You can arrange one from the airport or lease from the many car hire rentals in the city. A small-sized car like a sedan would cost starting from $8 per day. Bigger vehicles would price around $20 or so.

You don’t have to show your International Driving License as your state license from your home country will do. Make sure to comply with all rules and requirements before driving in Cape Town!